Sarah C Campbell

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Why do tigers have vertical stripes? Check the math, say researchers.

Scientists have discovered that the stripes exhibited on animals like zebras and tigers can be defined by mathematical predictability.<p>Scientists have …

The Beauty of Mathematics

In this short film, we see three panels. At left, an equation or set of data. In the center, a diagram visualizing the left panel. At right, video …

Power Tools

Reading Lolita in Patriarchy: Rebecca Solnit on Being Mansplained About How She Must Have Misread Nabokov

It isn’t a fact universally acknowledged that a person who mistakes his opinions for facts may also mistake himself for God. This can happen if he’s …

The awesome way teachers are using Lego blocks to teach fractions

In a blog post for Scholastic, teacher Alycia Zimmerman breaks down the many cool ways she uses Legos to help her students understand a variety of math concepts.<p>Because of the range of block sizes and the intuitiveness of the stud pattern, Legos can be used to teach everything from square roots to …

Beech Tree Lane Handmade

Good news! My Classic Checkerboard Quilt is now available in a PDF pattern. Hop on over to the shop to check it out! Learn how to make a classic …

Geometric EPP Ornament Tutorial

Carley Biblin from <i>Making It Up as I Sew Along</i> has new ornaments for your holiday tree or packages. Paper piece your way to a new set of geometric …

Half Square Triangles (HSTs): 8 at a Time!

<i>Lindsay Conner writes all about her sewing and more at Lindsay Sews. She’s also co-founder of the popular Craft Buds site and editor at CraftFoxes.</i> …

Here's the easiest way to understand the Monty Hall problem, the mathematics puzzle about goats that even PhD-holders get wrong

Yet everyone gets the answer wrong.<p>Here is how it works: In the TV show "Let's Make a Deal," hosted by Monty Hall, contestants are shown three doors and are told that behind one of them is a Cadillac, and behind the other two are goats. All they have to do is pick one door. After they make their …

Mathematics

How To Sew A Selvedge Panel - Tutorial

After making my One Hour Basket using selvedges last week I had lots of readers keen for me to share how I sewed up the selvedges into a panel to be …

How-To: Triangle Pouch

Stitch up some quick and cute triangle pouches with this easy-to-follow tutorial from A Spoonful of Sugar!<p>Ready to start sewing? Click here to see how it’s done.

Cute

The Five Basic Rules for Cooking Meat

You can cook meat a number of different ways, from roasting to pan-searing to barbecuing. However, there are five basic principles that apply to the …

Pistachio Dip

Makes about 2 cups<p>This savory mixture lands somewhere between dip and spread but it's dead on delicious. Like a holiday cheeseball...minus the cheese.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 1 tsp. vegetable oil, plus more for drizzling<p>16 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1½ cups pistachios<p>½ cup pumpkin seeds<p>1 poblano chile<p>3 …

How-To: Turn Any Photo into a Quilt Pattern

Hold onto your crafting hats, because this may just blow you away! I recently discovered this fantastic and free pattern generator from the good people at the Victoria and Albert Museum.<p>Input any image into the generator, and in seconds it will give you a pixelated version of your image. It will …

Quilting

Summer Wardrobe: Day Date Dress

Create your own lovely custom-made summer frock! Use your favorite fitted shirt to draft your own dress pattern with this day date dress tutorial from Elle Apparel!<p>Hello, lovely new warm weather wardrobe! (I love a classic 50s silhouette, don’t you?)<p>Ready to give it a try? Pull out your sewing …

Clothing

Anna Maria Horner

I've just finished putting together some tips and techniques for this FREE Spinning Blooms Mini Quilt pattern now available over on my <b>MAKE</b> page! It …

Quilting

20 Amazing Architecture Landmarks Around The World

Have you ever noticed that five of the seven wonders of the ancient world are buildings? Why is that? Well, if I had to guess I’d say it’s because …

Skyscrapers