Laura Jane

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A Tablecloth and Play House In One

For years, kids have wanted to play house under the kitchen table, but thanks to Etsy seller CoolSpacesForKids, the game has never been easier or …

What's Your State Burger?

Like most things, America's taste in cheeseburgers varies by state. This cool breakdown of the different burgers from different states provides a …

What if Barbie Looked Like a Real Woman?

We've seen real women transform themselves to look like Barbie dolls. But what if a Barbie doll were changed to look like a real woman? Artist …

Armed Tortoise

Redditor Gentronification writes, "My buddy's answer to his wife saying they needed a guard dog..." Excellent choice! But like all things in life, …

Oreo-Stuffed Mini Cheesecakes with Homemade Dulce de Leche

I've never had all three flavors together--or even heard of their combination--but I can see how they would work perfectly together. Winnie put a lot …

Giant Purple Chicken Stolen

Most thieves would try to hide their loot, but it was impossible in this case. What were they thinking? Three men were arrested in Putnam County, …

Stingray Hug

Redditor Burrito_Fiction discovered that the stingrays at Stingray City, an area off the northern coast of Grand Cayman, are <b>very</b> friendly to …

Sure He's Cute, But He Could Be Cuter

Your pooch might have a sweet, teddy-bearish face, but that doesn't mean he couldn't be cuter than he already is. Just add on Etsy seller …

The Trouble With Dating Today: A Serious Take

The past three years of the 2010s have been a trying time for the urban single woman. All of the old adages that baby boomer parents passed along to …

Calling All Quitters

Check in with Keller Blue every Monday for the latest shenanigans of Ev and her (sometimes) sidekick, Lenny the Great.

'Quartet': Dustin Hoffman, Behind The Camera

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on Jan. 16, 2013.</i><p>In December, the actor Dustin Hoffman sat in a box seat at the Kennedy Center as his old friend, Robert De Niro, saluted him at a celebration marking one of the highest accolades for an artist in the United States: a Kennedy Center Honor.<p>It …

What the Children Saw, A Book of Collage Art by Louise Jarmilowicz

Our friend, costumer and artist Louise Jarmilowicz, has authored <i>What the Children Saw</i>, a book of her wonderful collage art. It’s available to …

25 Tactics to Promote Your Blog via Facebook and Twitter

How to Extend Your Blog Reach Via Facebook and Twitter<p>Promoting your blog is the most important of the five Ps of blogging. Without getting the word …

Upgrade Your Blogging Skills

Here's a crash course in journalism that will upgrade your blogging skills.<p>Having never attended journalism school, I constantly find myself trying to improve my writing skills and emulate the best in the business. In my search for educational resources, I ran across a brief, yet complete guide, <i>The</i> …

How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer - Copyblogger

You want to become a better writer.<p>I know this because you’re reading Copyblogger.<p>I also know that you <i>fear</i> becoming a better writer.<p><i>This</i> I know …

Writing

5 Ways to Bond with Your Blog's Audience - Copyblogger

You’re smart.<p>You know you need to be helpful on your blog in order to grow your audience. You share useful tips. You give away free tutorials.<p>But …

25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer

When George Plimpton asked Ernest Hemingway what the best training for an aspiring writer would be in a 1954 interview, Hem replied, “Let’s say that …

13 Timeless Lessons from the Father of Advertising - Copyblogger

In 1962, Time magazine called David Ogilvy “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.”<p>In his years as an advertising executive …

How to Write a Novel

Writing a novel is a rewarding experience for the creative person. Once you come up with the idea for your novel, all it takes is commitment to the …

Create Photos With IMPACT By Composing With Purpose

After I started my own critique forum I soon started to realize that composition is one of the most commonly critiqued parts of a photograph and in …

Photography

Bold Street Photography Project: Photographing Strangers Together

Photographs of friends, family, and loved ones tend to be posed to include physical touch. Intimacy and closeness are symbolized by interlocked hands …

Woman Saves Young Boy From Drowning During Her Engagement Photo Shoot

During a recent engagement shoot at Wissahickon Creek in Pennsylvania, photographer Ken Beerger had the genre of his images unexpectedly change from …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/09/summer-photos-my-favourite-summer-photo<p>720<p>My favourite summer photo: Five photographers discuss …