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Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week - PAPER

<b><br>Most Life-changing Safety Demonstration:</b> <br>This one. Flight attendants typically show passengers how to fasten their seat belts with a blank face, as the entire cabin avoids eye contact and turns up their iPhone volume. This man, however, demanded undivided attention with lines like, "That seatbelt …

Tupai Tupai - Malaysia's Best Kept Secret

<i>A myriad of wonderful dishes that will tantalise your tastebuds to high heaven</i><p>Related Stories<p>We take another trip to this famous nasi campur …

I Heart My City: Beth’s Hong Kong

Native Chicagoan <b>Beth Williams</b> caught the travel bug after spending half a year in Japan during college. After graduation, she missed Asia so much she just had to go back. A gig teaching English brought her to <b>Hong Kong</b>, where she’s lived for the past two years. Armed with her camera and …

12 Baking Hacks That Will Seriously Improve Your Cookies

Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family meals, and last-minute homemade gifts for friends, chances are you've spent at least one chilly night indoors whipping up batch after batch of cookies.<p>But just because two people make chocolate chip cookies doesn't mean both will taste equally …

One Seam Wrap Skirt FREE Pattern

**UPDATE: This post has been updated and will hopefully answer your questions in the comments… THANKS HEATHER! :D**<p>Adjustable One-Seam “No-Flashing” …

Sandra Lee's Mini Chicken Potpies

"Relax. Have fun with it. Don't get stressed out," says the cook, TV host, and author. "With a little planning, entertaining can be an easy pleasure." Try her recipe for potpies — they make perfect hors d'oeuvres.<p>[image id='43360b98-f90d-4201-a2f5-4600aa8c076c' loc='C'][/image]<b>Makes 12 …

Alex Hitz's Chicken Country Captain Recipe

A Low Country classic gets a spicy, colorful update. It's the perfect thing to serve when you've got lots of company.<p>Georgia on my mind. Atlanta, actually. My mother's kitchen, circa 1975, and guests are coming over for lunch. It's a Saturday in March, and it's going to be a buffet for 50. That was …

Wild Mushroom and Blue Cheese Crostini

This recipe is both easy to make and delicious.<p><b>Wild Mushroom and Blue Cheese Crostini</b><p><b>Serves 6</b><p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>1/2 pound wild mushrooms, thinly sliced<p>1/2 pound cultivated mushrooms, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley<p>1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme<p>1 teaspoon …

LEARN TO SEW

You're probably more racist and sexist than you think

Acts of explicit bigotry make the headlines. But the evidence for subconscious prejudice keeps growing<p>Not surprisingly, we tend to hear the most about bigotry and prejudice when it surfaces explicitly: see Oprah Winfrey's recent experience in a high-end Swiss boutique, for example, or the New York …

Tutorial: Lengthen a wide elastic belt

Elizabeth, The Hungry Octopus, shows how she fixed a wide elastic belt that was a bit too snug for her. Instead of wearing an uncomfortable belt, she …

How I Used YouTube As a Home Personal Trainer (and Dropped 25lbs)

I've recently signed up again for a trial gym membership after several years of foregoing the monthly fee (a Groupon I couldn't resist). But for the …

How to: Easy & Elegant DIY Wood Veneer Box

Everyone loves to receive gifts, but I like giving them just as much. And by making a reusable box to place items in, you can make the giving …

How to Make Candy Apples Any Color!!

Today I’m sharing How to Make candy Apples Any Color! Why? Well, this morning I woke up and the first thing on my to-do list was Hot Pink and Orange …

Dessert

How-To: Small Space Water Garden

Add a lovely waterscape to your patio or balcony with this small space water garden tutorial from Apartment Therapy!<p>Curious? Head on over to Apartment Therapy to see how it’s done.<p>My two cents: It’s certainly beautiful, but, like many of the commenters on the site, I’d be a bit concerned about …

Small Spaces

DIY: Hanging candles

Want to add a little retro feel to your home decor? Make these super easy to DIY hanging candles for in or outdoors!<p>998<p>1976

Fabric Covered Storage boxes

DIY Mistletoe Kissing Ball

I found this “Mistletoe Kissing Ball” on “Apartment Therapy” a place where I visit often. The tradition of kissing under a ball of mistletoe has its …

How to: Strip Wooden Furniture and Give It a Freshly Painted Makeover

I never had visions of being a stripper, but here I am... almost middle aged, living the suburban dream and, BAM, I did it. It wasn't pretty, but I …

Comedian Hides Bizarre Notes in Hotel Rooms

Since 2006, London-based comedian David Bussell has been hiding bizarre notes in hotel rooms. The notes, which include complaints about the hotels …

Watermelon Cupcakes

I don’t know about you, but I get hungry every time I see these pictures.<p>SugarKissed has created one more reason for me to actually try and make …

Rustic Autumn Pie Buffet

<i>Alicia Parsons</i>, the creative talent behind <i>Atypical Type A</i> and <i>Akimbo</i>, serves up delicious inspiration for a rustic autumn pie buffet! What a sweet and …

Bridal Showers

Tutorial: Easy method for pucker-free darts

Amity from Lolita Patterns shows her easy method for pucker-free darts. Her tutorial takes you through the marking, the sewing, and the pressing. Her …

Blog Archives - Creative Bug Studio

Move To Europe can be a great way to broaden your worldview and enrich your self. It is not without potential downsides, though, so before departing …

Iced Tea, No Sugar Required

Over lunch last week at the very wonderful Honey & Co. in London’s Fitzrovia with Julie and Christine, we cooled off with glasses of orange-blossom …

Recipes

Genius: How to Make a Non-Toxic Mosquito Trap

Where I live, we're suffering from a MAJOR mosquito invasion. We've talked about repelling the vile creatures before, but this idea from YouTuber …

Insects

How to: DIY Bright and Shiny Bistro Table Makeover

When I bought this sweet little yellow bistro table a couple years back, I loved it. It was the perfect size for romantic meals under the sky. Then, …

Woodworking