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This Borg Cube makes your computer irrelevant

No, it's not the <i>only</i> glowing cube PC you can buy.<p>But it might be the only one that will attempt to absorb your humanity into its cybernetic collective mind. This is the Borg Cube, an officially licenced Star Trek computer with a rather distinct chassis. And it's not just about the looks: This PC …

How does Jack die? Answer coming in 'This Is Us' season 2

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services …

Fipronil contamination scare: Aldi pulls all eggs from shelves in Germany

Aldi has taken further precautionary measures to prevent the sale of eggs tainted by the insecticide fipronil. Millions of contaminated eggs have …

Eggs

Why Are People So Obsessed With Fitness Bread?

Also, where is that woman running?<p>Fitness Bread makes itself known as such by featuring—on each and every loaf—a photograph of a Fitness Woman running down the beach, her smug abs grinning away. Why the spring in her step? How is Fitness Woman jogging directly on a body of water when, …

The best feature on Netflix you’re probably not using

I recently flew cross-country from New York City to Los Angeles, California. Since I don't sleep too well on planes, I figured it would be the perfect time to catch up on some movies and television I haven't had the time to watch.<p>I was flying Virgin America. And while the airline offers a selection …

DIY Fairy House

Creative Mom has made an enchanting fairy house using her imagination instead of expensive materials or tools. This luminous masterpiece consists of …

Coca-Cola

Clever origami stand won’t fold under weight of your devices

There are people in the world with the title professional origami artist. Just the thought puts a crease in your forehead.<p>To answer your question, <i>Yes, there is value in people knowing the art of folding paper</i>. Let a product called FODI convince you by being one of the most indispensable tech …

Crafting

Piña Colada Cake, Tassel Hats, and More DIYs to Make This Weekend

What to Put in Your Makerspace (and How to Pay for It)

I got my first taste of "making" in April 2015, when I attended a session on makerspaces at South Dakota's Technology and Innovation in Education …

Makerspaces

Scraptical Magic Blanket pattern by Crochet Coach

This blanket is an absolute pleasure to make. It’s a serious no brainer which is what I love. Some people don’t love big projects but I’ve almost …

Crochet

A Different Way to Weekend: DIYs That Are Fun for the Family

Working on DIY projects together as a family can be a really successful way to break away from the usual weekend routine. Teaching moments, …

nibyniebo 3D embroidery

There’s embroidery, then there’s 3D embroidery – and good luck getting anyone to keep their mitts off it.There’s embroidery, then there’s 3D …

5 Crochet Mistakes to Learn From

I’ve been crocheting a lot lately with the colder weather. It is a chilly 15C at our place today! How is it at your place? Summer or Winter?<b>When I</b> …

10 Easy Crochet Coaster Patterns

Coasters are something no one in my house ever thinks to use. However we do have many of them, we have plastic and board and even homemade pottery …

Five delicious French desserts that only require a few ingredients

There are French desserts in the vicinity of which you dare not breathe, lest they crumble, deflate, or melt with your disturbance. <i>Quelle horreur!</i> …

This Is the Easiest One-Pan Chicken & Broccoli Pasta Ever

When you don't have the energy to cook (say, on a busy weeknight after a long, hectic day), one-pan meals are the answer. This recipe in particular …

9 Decorating Ideas to Steal from Joanna Gaines

We've heard a lot of haters complain that Joanna Gaines (the decorator half of Fixer Upper, HGTV's hit home renovation show based in Waco, Texas) …

Thrifting

The Geek Prepper’s Guide: Bulletproof Your Dakimakura (Anime Body Pillow)

When civilization falls or becomes a sci-fi or cyberpunk dystopia and humanity needs to survive and resist, geeks need to be ready. That’s what the …

Sewing

Say hello to the kitchen-sink tote - the bag set to end your commuting woes

Pause for a moment and run through the inventory of your daily schlep. If we’re alike, then on a semi-regular basis you’ll pack some mix of mobile phone, keys, laptop, charger(s), diary, notebook, sunglasses, magazine, indoor shoes, lunch, water bottle, lipstick, gym kit…<p><i>Reversible tote bag,</i> …

19 Awesome Products From Amazon To Put On Your Wish List

Water beads, inexpensive liquid eyeliner, a hammock chair, and 16 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.<p>To see what people were wishing for last week, click here.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

10 must-read books starring our animal friends

CULTURE READ<p><b>As Vogue Paris dedicates itself more than ever to the animal kingdom in our zero-fur August issue, we’ve collected our favorite books</b> …

Books

Home Modifications and Assistive Technology for Disabled Military Veterans

Veterans

Make A Bit Of Cloth With This 3D Printable Loom

When the hackspace where this is being written created their textile room, a member who had previously been known only for her other work …

Makerspaces

11 Summer Storage Hacks You Need for *All* the Things

A great summer is packed full of BBQs, beach time, and loads of chill time — and that usually means cleaning up generally falls pretty low on the activities list. We’ve rounded up some simple ways to organize your space, room by room, so you can kick back and relax. After all, isn’t that how summer …

Hacking

Before & After: An Upholstery Makeover Using Spray Paint

Emma's vintage chair had a lovely shape and good bones, it just looked a little bit tired. Not fully ready to commit to a reupholstery project, she …

Keanu Reeves Cofounds Indie Press, Poetry of the Asian American Experience, and More

StaffDaily NewsMass printing before the Gutenberg Bible; Imbolo Mbue on empathy in literature; poets misunderstanding poets; and other news.

The Simple Way I Beat Procrastination

This curated column is authored by Zat Rana You’re sitting inThe post The Simple Way I Beat Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

Procrastination

Flash Fiction Challenge: Inspired By InspiroBot!

I advise you to click here:<b>INSPIROBOT</b>.There, you will find the ability to generate algorithmic inspirational memes.Just like the one at the fore of …

Random Name Picker

Random Name Picker is a free tool from Classtools.net. This game can be used to select students for class discussions, presentations, or group …