Nicole Sparling

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18 Ingenious Kitchen Organizing Tips from Our Readers

We get a lot of good ideas from you guys (like this one about how to put cheap cutting boards to good use!). So just for fun, we've rounded up 18 of …

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Juan Gerardi

Juan José Gerardi Conedera was born in Guatemala City on 27th December 1922. He won a scholarship to study theology in the United States and after …

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo.<p>When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor …

DIY Marble Coasters With Gold Trim

40 DIY decor project tutorials for entertaining like tablecloths, centerpieces, plates, napkins and more! --> http://on.apttherapy.com/3Hax1t

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Vintage Armchairs before and after Renewal • Recyclart

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Textured Leather Pillow DIY

Tutorial: Easy leather and fabric glasses case

Tutorial: Easy leather and fabric glasses case<p>Summer is sunglasses season. Katie from Punk Projects shows how you can make this leather sunglasses …

Tutorial: Zipper Purse

Amy of Sew We Craft is certain you still have time to whip up this pretty little purse for Mother’s Day. She pieced together complimentary fabric …

Freebie | Floral Mother’s Day Card

Download and print this floral Mother’s Day Card compliments of Kristi. The folded card is 5×7″ and it prints on a letter-sized page. Best printed …

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Textured String Bracelets Tutorial

These Tutorial come from Martha Stewart suggesting leftover string from crafts projects to make textured bracelets. Enjoy!

Tutorial: Simple felt iPad or tablet case

Alice at Whiskateers shows how to make a simple felt case for an iPad or tablet. It has a front pocket to hold cords or pencils or other small items, …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

Humans May Have Fewer Genes Than Worms

How many protein-coding genes does a human have? Far fewer than previously thought.<p>Once upon a time in the 1960s, scientists thought the human genome might contain as many as 2 million genes, units of DNA that code for proteins. But ever since then, the estimated number has been steadily shrinking. …

How To Build Your Own Trippy Meditation Pod

Need to escape modern life? Climb inside this '70s-era DIY lair from our archives.<p>Ignore the funny haircuts and retro clothing in this gallery: The Meditator is the perfect solution to the stresses of urban life in 2012. Made from 12 pentagons decorated with photo collages, this think tank is a …

A Glue That Seals Heart Defects

The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.<p>Nearly a decade ago, Jeffrey Karp was playing around with a new, biodegradable polymer he'd made. He was a post-doctoral researcher at MIT. He ended up gluing together two pieces …

CES 2014: A Portable Battery That Can Charge A Phone...And Jump Start A Car

Your new roadtrip companion<p>Amidst the never-ending phone accessories at CES, this one stood out: A portable battery that can charge your phone AND jumpstart your car. The PowerAll is a rechargeable 12000-mAh battery with two USB ports (it holds roughly six charges for a smartphone) and a built-in …

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Burning Trash With Water [Video]

Astronauts on board the International Space Station study the strange properties of supercritical water.<p>Burn baby burn. Today, we use water to put out fires. But what if we could use it for the opposite effect? Astronaut researchers on the International Space Station are experimenting with water …

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29 Off-The-Wall Uses for Wallpaper

We don’t know about your moms, but ours were all over the wallpaper trend in the ‘80s (replaced by bold red walls in the ‘90s –– yikes.). We’re happy to report: The trend is back.<p>And while we hate to be killjoys, the reality is: Wallpaper is expensive and a huge commitment. Lucky for you, none of …

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