Justine Lawson

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An Awesome Map Of All The Characters In “Breaking Bad”

Have you had enough Breaking Bad infographics yet? Neither have we.<p><i>Breaking Bad</i> was an amazing show. But just as amazing may be its meta show, a legacy of data visualizations it will leave behind. From analysis of its wardrobe colors, to Walt’s evolving facial hair, to straight-up counts and …

The Ikea Of Bikes Is Ready To Ship

The much-touted self-assembled Sandwichbike starts shipping December 1.<p>With bicycle culture and craft in ascendance, bike fever has spread past the artisanal frame builders and fixie fanatics to infest the every man. To wit: the fall launch of the Sandwichbike (anticipated by us earlier this year) …

Waiting For The Sun

by Dora Haller<p>Paris-based brand Waiting For the Sun (aka W/SÜN) may sound familiar; CH recently included their frames in a round-up of sustainable sunglasses. We delved deeper this time by meeting with Antoine Mocquard and Julien Tual, the two Frenchmen behind the wooden sunglasses line, and …

Illustrated Maps by Ed Fairburn

Map Portraits.<p>Ed Fairburn is a Cardiff based freelance artist and illustrator. The artist creates evocative portraits drawn and painted on …

Craft Your Own DIY Camera Strap from a Belt, Shirt, and Boot

A photography professor once told my class that the mark of a pro was a non-standard strap — boasting the brand and model of your camera was far too bold for his under-the-radar approach.<p>We prefer style over subtlety when it comes to our accessories! That’s why we developed a fun and …

Get Studio-Quality Smartphone Photos With Foldio

A beautiful photograph is basically gold in the digital world. Whether you’re an Etsy seller, a food blogger, or anyone else uploading your work online (like us!) you want your masterpiece to look just as good on screen as it does in the palm of your hand. It’s hard though, since it’s near …

Mobile Photography

Tutorial: Simple leather tote

Melissa from Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns shows how to make a simple leather tote. It’s actually a fairly simple project because the edges of …

Idea file: Light up princess dress

Kataryna from Sew Chibi has done it again. She’s pushed her sewing skills and followed her imagination to make another knock-your-socks-off fabulous …

Hilarious photos of cats wearing tights - Telegraph

Physicists probe urination 'splashback' problem

<b>US physicists have studied the fluid dynamics of urine "splashback" - and found tips to help men and women with their accuracy and hygiene.</b><p>Using high-speed cameras, the team filmed jets of liquid striking toilet walls and studied the resulting spray.<p>Splashback was low when the jets were used close …

Made simple

Made simple aims to takes complex subjects, ideas and theories, and explain them simply<p>In 190 seconds we explain what Bitcoin actually is, where the idea came from, and the impact it's having around the world<p>3:27<p>Published: 3:00 AM<p>Confused about the NSA revelations? Find out how the activities of …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. What he’s now discovering will startle you. Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping …

There is now a fontmade entirely of cats

A new web service lets you turn tired old text into pictures of cats.<p>Are you a writer? Or maybe just an active Facebook and Twitter-er who misses the good old days of handwritten letters, before digital media destroyed our capacity to express human emotion with words? Either way, are you tired of …

Man has eaten at 6,297 Chinese restaurants in the USA and Canada

The <i>LA Times</i> tells the story of David Chan, a Chinese-American man who discovered a love of Chinese food as an adult, during a wave of Chinese …

Two letters written by Admiral Lord Nelson are being sold at auction on Saturday. One was written with his right hand, the other - following the amputation of his right arm in 1797- with his left. But how hard is it to learn to write with the other hand? http://bbc.in/16GJZkw

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Yoga

30 Clever Ways to Keep Your Jewelry Organized

We’ve shared our ultimate picks for gorgeous bracelets, necklaces and hair accessories that you can totally make yourself and hope they’ve served as inspiration to kickstart your handmade accessory collection for the season. But now that you’ve made these amazing pieces, where are you going to …

Shades of Grey

Oh, yay: I’m single in my 50s

I knew dating in middle age would be tough. But William brought the pain and awkwardness to a whole new level<p>I recently heard an interesting statistic -- more than 80 percent of single people over 50 say they are happy with their single status. I am one of them. I bet most of them, like me, …

Your Brain On Buzz: Why Some Ideas Go Viral And Others Go Nowhere

Why do certain ideas go viral while others never make it past a second set of eyes (or ears, or lips)? A new neuroscience study attempted to answer this question by finding out if our brains react differently to buzz-worthy ideas. The results suggest that we’re wired to pass along certain ideas …

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Vintage Tote Bag | By Whipping Post

Our friend Ryan Barr from Whipping Post has added a new product to the line of vintage bags. The stylish Vintage Tote Bag is as Ryan calls it "the …

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Our Easiest Cupcakes

Bake up a batch of our easiest cupcakes for a nearly effortless treat.

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

This classic recipe is always a hit with the family.

Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

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