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This will challenge your misconceptions about the refugee crisis

Nearly every day we're seeing and hearing tragic stories of refugees dying as they desperately attempt to find a new life in Europe.<p>The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, estimates 14 million people are "newly displaced due to conflict or persecution, including 2.9 million new refugees," making this one of …

How-To: Crocheted Hanging Mason Jar Cozy

Rustic up your autumn evenings by suspending some candles with this great crocheted mason jar cozy tutorial from What Would Jen Do?<p>[via Knitted Bunny]

Turn Instagram Photos Into Wrapping Paper

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are finishing up (or some of us are just starting!) handmade gifts to give to our friends and family. But when it comes to wrapping those presents, how do you make sure the outside is as unique as the inside? One technique I like is buying a roll of …

Crafting

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Sweet Potato Latkes

Ask anyone who makes latkes what they think of their recipe (or their mother's or grandmother's recipe) and most will tell you that "it's the best." And they're right. I mean, we're talking about fried potatoes here. So when I decided to create sweet potato latkes to celebrate Thanksgivukkah, I …

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• Thanksgiving<p>Jump to Section:<p>Turkey Recipes and Techniques<p>Recipes Simple Roast Turkey With GravyYour grandma’s roasting pan may have sentimental value, but it’s not the tool for the job. Use a Baking Steel instead for a bird that’s tender, moist, and juicy throughout.<p>Recipes Easy Stuffed Roast …

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Janelle Monáe - It's Code

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Janelle Monáe - Victory

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50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

Brooks, Dionne: Budget battle is 'debate with no substance'

How-To: Shakeable Confetti Wrapping Paper

Make your own colorful shakeable confetti wrapping paper with this clever tutorial from MiniEco!<p>So fun!<p>Head on over to MiniEco to see the full how-to.

Crafting

How-To: Deconstruct a Shirt Into Working Yardage

Quilter extraodinaire Luke Haynes shared his method for turning a salvaged garment into fabric that he can work with on a quilting project.<p>Hey everyone! I want to share with you the way I disassemble a shirt into working yardage. I use this all the time to get material from the clothes I get from …

Quilting

Where to Eat Near Grand Central Terminal (Our Updated Guide)

Two years ago, we posted our first guide to eating well near Grand Central. It's not easy in Midtown East, which is awash in restaurants, but mostly mediocre ones that cost too much. But whether you work nearby or are just passing through, you deserve a good meal that's not crowded by tourists or …

8 super-fun weekend projects to try! http://www.poppytalk.com/2013/07/8-super-fun-weekend-projects.html … …Happy Friday! #DIY

How-To: Knit Ice Cream Cozy

Keep your frosty treats cold—and extra-adorable—with this handy knit ice cream cozy pattern that Rachel from Flower Moon shared on Craftsy!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Craftsy to see how it’s done!<p>Fair warning: You’ll need to sign up for an account before you can download the pattern.

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How-To: Fishtail Braided Friendship Bracelets

Add a bit of camp-inspired fun to your summertime crafting with this fishtail braided friendship bracelet tutorial from Carrots ‘n Spice!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Giant Paper Peonies

I just discovered a sweet new spot, Corner Blog. Poppytalk posted their gorgeously over-sized Giant Paper Peonies in a DIY project round-up and now am dying to have HUGE flowers hanging from my ceiling. Aren’t you?

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31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.

Sewing

Tunisian Crochet Basics

Tunisian crochet (also called afghan stitch) is my newest yarn crafting obsession, and I love the luxuriously thick and beautifully textured fabric it produces. Because it’s an old technique that’s a fairly new crafting trend, there aren’t a ton of modern resources out there for beginners, so I’m …

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