Laurie Bridges

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Drawing with code | Hour of Code | Computing

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The Speediest Skillet Recipes on the Planet

No Bake S'mores Cheesecakes

In a small bowl, mix together butter and graham crumbs until moistened. Press crumbs into the container of your choice (jar, ramekin, etc) with the …

Homemade Cranberry Sauce, in a Can

My mother makes a killer homemade cranberry sauce. Or so I hear, as I’ve never actually tried it.<p>All those bits of soft-yet-still intact cranberries hold less than zero appeal for me. I once thought this might be a food neurosis I’d outgrow, but after three decades, I think it’s safe to say that I …

Food Preservation

Google Earth Intros Tour Builder, A Cooler Way to Tell Stories

Google Earth already lets viewers travel virtually to places around the world, but a new feature could change the way users tell stories about their …

Paper Snowflake Chandelier – Paper Kawaii

The time of snowflakes has come again! People all over the states are reporting their first snowfalls. Lucky for me, there’s none here in my neck of …

It Takes an iVillage

Inside Flipboard / May 6, 2013<p>Launched in 1995, iVillage is the <i>grand dame</i> of women’s sites. Like so many dotcoms born during the Web’s infancy, only …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

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A Girl Who Codes

Computing has always been a boys’ club. How 18-year-old Nikita Rau–and other young women like her–are finally changing that.<p>Nikita Rau is a high school senior and, at this moment, drinking applekiwi-strawberry juice out of a plastic cup. We’re in the cafeteria of Bronx High School of Science, in …

Jellyfish Wave, Moons Dance, and Sun Winks

The Jellyfish Nebula "swims" in space, the dust settles on a Martian volcano, and a "greyhound" races through the cosmos in this week's best space pictures.

6 Sky Events This Week: Leonids, Green Giant and a Stellar Snow Globe

Changing Planet<p>The brightest and nearest globular star cluster, to Earth, Messier 22, will be easy to track down thanks to Venus pointing the way this week. Credit: N.A.Sharp, REU program/NOAO/AURA/NSF<p><b>A treasure-trove of celestial sights are on display this week, ranging from a double-dose of</b> …

Astronauts Capture, Tweet Constellations from Space Station

Changing Planet<p>ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers took this photo from the International Space Station on February 1, 2012. The Orion constellation, with the line of three belt stars, can be seen rising in the center, while the V-shaped Taurus constellation is visible on the right. Credit: European Space …

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Party Planner: Thanksgiving Made Easy | Williams-Sonoma Taste

It’s a meal so memorable that we wait for it all year long. This Thanksgiving, ensure your feast is simple and spectacular with a menu that makes use of smart shortcuts. From a pumpkin bisque soup starter to pecan pie filling in a jar, we’ve got everything you need to prepare an easy—and …

Baking

Blueberry Hand Pies

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buttery Pie Crust (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>2 cups blueberries (about 10 ounces)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon …

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Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

Advertisement<p>Whether you’ve already fallen for Pinterest or not, no one can deny the new network’s popularity. Instead of sharing your thoughts or …

My Top Pinterest Tips - Amy Lynn Andrews

<i>Updated January 20, 2017</i><p>Pinterest is big deal. If you’ve spent any time on there, you understand the draw. It’s the most gigantic image candy store …

Visually Speaking: How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at an insanely fast rate. If you're ready to start pinning, follow these steps.<p><b>If you're wondering how to use Pinterest</b>, you're not alone. According to comScore, Pinterest received 11.7 million unique visitors from the United States in January 2012, which made it the fastest …

A Modern Thanksgiving Table

<i>Every other week,</i> <i>Anna Hezel</i> <i>talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Get away from the burnt siennas of the 1970s. See how</i> <i>Anna puts a modern spin on the Thanksgiving table.</i><p>When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of turkey, mashed potatoes, …

Decorations

My Broke Friendsgiving

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella plans her first Thanksgiving.</i><p>Here's something I don't admit to much: I …

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