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40 DIY Leather Projects We Love

Leather isn’t just for biker gangs or pop stars anymore! Once you learn how to work with it, it’s a great way to add a bit of edge to your wardrobe or home and a great way to roughen up some of the more girly elements of your decor. If you’re not into the whole leather thing, but love the look, a …

Giant, Giant Granny Square Blanket

As a child we often travelled to my maternal grandparent’s house for the holidays. I loved my Grandma Cordelia’s old house, especially all of its …

Toddler discipline, is that a thing?

Toddler discipline. Write it enough and it stops making sense completely (like is <i>discipline</i> even a word?)! Toddlers are delightful creatures when …

Parenting

The Ultimate Guide to Packing Lunches

New ways to eat leftovers, inspiration from a Rubik's Cube and more ideas for delicious brown-bag cuisine that'll please everyone.<p>Give Oil and …

Healthy Eating

Shop Etsy on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Holy handmade handbag! Time to flex that credit card and prepare those fingers for some intense flipping: Etsy, <i>the</i> …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

10 Easy Tweaks to Update Your Home

<b>1. If you touch it every day, it should be beautiful</b>—from your cabinet knobs to your mail tray. My toothbrush holder is a heavy cut-glass tumbler …

Living Rooms

15 Things Most Women Don’t Know About Men

1. Post orgasm emotions feature a drastic shift in a man’s entire mood and mindset. I present to you, the inner monologue of a dude immediately …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

Get Paid to Use Your Phone by Putting Advertisements on Your Lock Screen

According to the data, most look at their phone's lock screen more than a hundred times a day. With a new app, every one of those looks or swipes …

‘Archer’ Meets ‘Star Trek: The Animated Series’ In This Delightful ‘Starcher Trek’ Mashup

Have you ever found yourself wondering what it would be like if Sterling Archer captained the USS Enterprise? Of course you have! Well now the inspired folks behind Starcher Trek have made those musing a reality by melding audio from <i>Archer</i> on FX with animation from <i>Star Trek: Than Animated Series</i> …

Simple, Smart, and Wearable

First it was the desktop computer, then it was the laptop, and then it was mobile devices. What’s next in the progression? Many speculate the …

World War II Fighter Plane Ceiling Fan

Posted in Living<p>While it’s a little late for Father’s Day, this Craftmade designed World War II ceiling fan would make a great addition to any man …

Clever Galaxy Cover

Designed for the Samsung Galaxy 4S, the Switch case sports interchangeable covers with varying size and thickness modifications to allow …

Smartphone Smoke Detector

SENSE+ is a bedside emergency solution that consists of an app and a smart charging dock. It uses the latest smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to …

Optical Heartbeat For Better Diagnosis

The Optical Stethoscope is a nifty piece of technology that acts as assistive device for doctors. Through graphic representation on its knob, it …

BNTO – Your Food Jar

If you think nothing could ace Cuppow, the revolutionary canning jar + travel mug solution, then hold onto your horses and take a look at BNTO! This …

First Aid Help

An emergency situation calls for calm and collected nerves along with timely response. In the case of an unconscious victim, many people are truly …

Sewwwww Cool!

If you’ve ever looked closely at a sewing machine, then you know they are generally quite daunting with all their knobs, buttons, gizmos and other …

Steak Wrapping Paper

The folks at Gift Couture are in the business of creating clever wrapping paper that coordinates together into a theme. They started with the …

ZooperPets Pillows

<i>ZooperPets</i> are charming, oversized pillows featuring one color on the front and another on the back. Designed by the Danish duo <b>WhatWeDo</b>, they’re …

New Chilling Photos Leaked of Bloodied Boston Bomber

A Massachusetts police officer has released bloody photos (shown below) of the accused Boston bomber to Boston Magazine. Now, the magazine says Sgt. …

Indian school lunch poisoning: doctors race to save children

Doctors are fighting to save a group of primary schoolchildren poisoned by their school lunch at a primary school in a poor rural area of eastern …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management