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Simple Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern

DIY Origami Bows From Magazine Pages

Add an unique twist to your gifts this holiday season by making your own origami bow from upcycled magazine pages with this clever tutorial from How About Orange, which uses an origami pattern from Let’s create.<p>There are plenty of origami bow patterns out there that you can try, but using scrap …

Crafting

Kepler discovers most potentially habitable planet yet

The search for extraterrestrial life zeroed in a bit today as NASA announced that its unmanned Kepler Space Telescope detected the most Earth-like …

Thirty Minute Thirty Dollar Raised Bed

Herb Garden<p>Our generous nurseryman Tim (my step-father and the kids’ go-to ‘Papa’) had on his own initiative cultivated a bunch of herb plants and …

How to Space Tomatoes by the Square Foot for Gardening : Around the Garden

5 Beautiful Ways to Make Fresh Herbs Last Longer

Hiding a limp bundle of fresh rosemary or thyme in the back of the crisper drawer? I call this pure sacrilege. Herbs should be celebrated both for …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Could an Ancient Indian Village Stop a New Hotel in Miami?

Downtown Miami discovery sparks turf battle between preservationists and developers.<p>As construction of the final stage of a $600 million development in downtown Miami drew near, Miamians looked forward to getting a new 34-story hotel, with movie theaters and restaurants, on what had been a vacant …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

A Big Asteroid Just Flew By, And Guess What? More Are Coming

An asteroid that's about the size of three football fields flew past Earth on Monday, coming within 2.1 million miles. That was near enough to generate headlines such as this, from Reuters: "Earth marks close encounter with enormous asteroid."<p>The fly-by from the rock known as 2000 EM26 wasn't a …

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer World Premiere Details

Out of the closet on UFOs

A car moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nevada, in this file photo. Credit: Associated Press<p>Feb. 15, 2014<p>SHARE<p>245622851 : …

Intensive Gardening

Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are digging into your first urban garden, ditching the plant-by-rows approach and instead adopting …

Gardening

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Build a DIY fire pit using pavers<p>A fire pit makes for a wonderful gathering place, and installing one is an easy afternoon project.<br>Learn how to build …

Vertical Gardening Techniques for Maximum Returns

Whether your garden is large or small, you can make better use of every square inch by using vertical gardening techniques to grow upright crops. …

Gardening

39 Budget-Wise Ways to Create Outdoor Rooms

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Update a Kitchen on a Budget<p>More From TOH<p>How to …

Tynker plans launch of its teach-kids-to-code iPad app at SXSW

Young kids can acquire foreign languages extremely rapidly. How about computer languages?<p>Education experts are putting pressure on schools to introduce students to programming concepts. Teachers can now access a slew of new apps and online tools, which have emerged in recent years to teach children …