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A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

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How to Clean a Mattress

Staff Reviewed<p>You spend about a third of your life on your mattress, so this is one household item you should take careful steps to keep clean. …

Cleaning

Another Reason To Watch What You Say On Facebook

Credit bureaus are exploring using social media to suss out your creditworthiness. Bloomberg reports:<p>Users of Facebook, Pinterest Inc. and Twitter Inc. share personal details every day through public postings, status updates and location check-ins. That information is proving useful in validating …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

North American birds made from Lego – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/24/north-american-lego-birds-thomas-poulsom<p>720<p>Here is the latest collection of birds from …

Vader's Little Princess: Excerpt

Here's a excerpt from Jeffrey Brown's latest book, Vader's Little Princess.<p>In this irresistibly funny follow-up to the breakout bestseller Darth …

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Camera Captures What It’s Like to Get Eaten by a Grizzly Bear

When Brad Josephs took his GoPro camera out in beautiful Alaska, he was probably trying to get majestic footage of Grizzly bears for the BBC’s Great …

Finding out what you really want to do in life

For the past month I have been reading a book based on the life of Tulsidas, one of the greatest religious poets of India. He is credited with …

The 10 Goddamn Funniest Cat GIFs Of The Week

This week: special appearances by two bearded dragons, a very helpful doggie, and a banana peel.

GIF Animations

Snot-a-Mug Egg Separator

People from Maine sure know how to make cooking fun. These earthenware Snot-a-Mug egg separators are made by northeast coast artisans to disassociate …

A Zesty, Juicy Vegetarian Summer Sandwich from Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

Tangy, juicy, crunchy, creamy, zesty: What more can you ask of a summer sandwich?<p>[image id='472e9aa5-caf6-48ca-93ff-77f4fa6abd0c' loc='C'][/image]This vegetarian beauty is a fork-and-knife sandwich, derived — loosely — from one I had in the early '70s when vegetarianism in this country was, alas, …

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Starting an Orchard

<i>Special Note: All material here reprinted from</i> Grow It! <i>Copyright © 1972 by Richard W. Langer. The title of this excerpted chapter is</i> …

{How to} Raise chickens

Dan and I sometimes fantasize about living in a rustic home in the canyons with a yard full of chickens. Our recent bird-filled trip to Sonoma …

Urban Chicks

I know I talk a lot about things from a rural perspective, but can I take just a minute to encourage all you urban dwellers that homesteading can be …

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Simplified Home Living

We are so excited to be expanding our little backyard “farm”!! For a solid 3 years, I’ve read, thought, prayed, researched, and dreamt of owning …

How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm

According to Jack Algiere, the Vegetable Farm Manager at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, turning your garden into a four-season farm is …

To Parents of Small Children: Let Me Be the One Who Says It Out Loud

There are many moments when I have no idea how I'm going to make it until their bedtime. The constant demands, the needs and the fighting are fingernails across the chalkboard every single day.<p>I am in a season of my life right now where I feel bone-tired almost all of the time. Ragged, …

School Closes For The Day Due To 'Great Weather'

Principal Bob Sampson at Bellingham Christian School in Washington state canceled school on Friday to celebrate an exceptionally nice day. The forecast there: 68 and sunny.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. You ever wonder why it took a big snowstorm to close school and on …

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How-To: Magnetic Cork Planters

Display your succulents for all to see—and secure that A+ math test to the refrigerator—with this magnetic cork planter tutorial from Upcycle That!<p><b>Note:</b> You’ll definitely want to choose your plants wisely here. Hearty succulents that require relatively little water, soil, and drainage are probably …

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Little Girl's Drawing Of Mom Is Probably Completely Accurate (PHOTO)

Assignment: Write one sentence about a family member, and draw a picture of it. So, this kid pretty much nailed it. She clearly knows her mama.<p>For other hilarious portraits of moms by their kids click through the gallery below and visit Scary Mommy for a full collection.

Metal body parts recycled after cremation

Metal body parts are being recycled into road signs, lamp posts, car parts and aircraft engines after people are cremated.<p>The project has raised almost £1million for charity since it began in Britain in 2004.<p>Steel hips, plates and screws from legs and skulls are collected after a person is cremated …

Couple Travels 135,000 Miles Over 5 Years for Wedding Dress Portraits

Photographer Jeff Salvage and his wife Jennifer got married back in 2008 near a volcano crater on Easter Island. While they were there, Salvage had …

30 Reasons Birth Control Exists

Arguably the most important invention ever.

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