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Sewing Tips: 4 Ways to Finish and Bind Knit Edges

Now that you’ve sorted out sewing with knits, it’s the perfect time to talk about finishing. If you’ve ever wondered about finishing or binding knit fabrics, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide!<p>Binding has a special place in my heart. I find that binding is often the neatest, …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

University of Michigan

Packing UP: 12 Insane Space-Saving ‘Storage Art’ Projects

If shoving, stacking and cramming things into the smallest possible box-shaped spaces were an extreme sport, Michael Johansson would be leading the …

Avant-garde

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

27 Insanely Helpful Diagrams Every DIY Enthusiast Needs

Whether you're the next Martha or a total beginner.

Crafting

50 Creative DIY Projects for Old T-Shirts | Hello Glow

The t-shirt is probably the most popular, universal piece of clothing there is (next to jeans, of course). And we tend to get very attached to …

Baby Flip-Flops Crochet Pattern — These adorable crochet flip-flops are perfect for summer, and show off those adorable baby toes!

Free pattern: Fabric mug cozy

Bev from Flamingo Toes shares a free pattern for making a fabric mug cozy. It’ll keep your hands from getting burned on a hot cup of coffee, tea, or …

13 “Modern” Crochet Necklace Patterns

I came across this little gem of a round up whilst blogging for the jewelry blog. I thought it would be most suited to the crochet blog. The designs …

Cozy Slippers Tutorial

This next cozy slippers tutorial is perfect if you are looking for a birthday gift or just want to surprise yourself with something cute. They are …

Cluster Burst Afghan Crochet Pattern

I have truly loved every minute of making this afghan and how the colors have come together so beautifully just amazes me! Want to try your hand at …

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

The Best DIY Projects Of 2014

From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year<p>Makers enjoyed a particularly fruitful year in 2014. They created projects ranging from the simple to the complex, the small to the large, and the useful to the bat$&*t crazy. In celebration of that …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.<p>INSTARimages

Hilarious Questions Posed to the NYPL Pre-Internet

People Google a lot of strange things. But while the anonymity of the internet certainly helps them feel comfortable indulging certain inquiries, our …

NYPL interesting reference questions: a window into what puzzled and preoccupied mid century New Yorkers.

Before Google came along to offer us confidential answers to our most embarrassing, random, and incriminating questions, librarians roamed the earth. …

Self-Filling Water Bottle for Your Bicycle

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>A talk from Scott …

31 Cheap And Easy Last-Minute DIY Gifts They'll Actually Want

Just because you're cheap and lazy doesn't mean your friends and family have to suffer.

Delirium - A 1 Hour Melodic Dubstep & Chillstep Mix [Free DL]

The Most Badass, Inspiring Celebrity Quotes About Feminism In 2014

"Fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop."

Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis

A new study says that patients don’t understand the risks of unnecessary antibiotic use. In the future, antibiotic resistance could have catastrophic …

35 Features for Your Dream Home When You Strike it Rich

s-media-cache-ec7.pinimg.com<p><i>Home theater/swimming pool combo | Source: s-media-cache-ec7.pinimg.com</i>You win a ridiculously high amount of dough in the …

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

Jewelry

MY DIY | Gem Earrings

I am currently a little gem crazed (so expect more to come). It’s the holidays, so why not bedazzled everything! I had a couple jewels left over from …

Jewelry

QUICK DIY | Layered Necklaces & Bracelets

Patience have never been a strong suit of mine, so while waiting for my Etsy purchases, I had to whip up a few necklaces to wear asap. I am back home …

Jewelry

18 Badass Women You Probably Didn't Hear About In 2014

Badass women alert.<p>Bayan Mahmoud al-Zahran opened the country's first female law firm, where she'll represent women and bring women's rights issues into the courts.<p>"I believe women lawyers can contribute a lot to the legal system," al-Zahran said. "This law firm will make a difference in the …

Want to learn something better? Draw it

When you’re trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your …

The Big List of Crafters on Instagram • The Crafty Mummy

<b>Wouldn’t it be cool to have a big list of people on Instagram who were into craft?</b><p>I thought so too so I put the call out there and gathered a list of …