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Giganto-Blanket FAQ

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls Trump a 'faker,' he says she should resign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's well-known candor was on display in her chambers late Monday, when she declined to retreat from her earlier criticism of Donald Trump and even elaborated on it.<p>"He is a faker," she said of the presumptive Republican presidential …

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Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

Ways Single Mothers Destroy their sons

The most toxic environment for a boy growing up is a single mother household. I can tell readers from personal experience that boys don’t get all …

I used to lead tours at a plantation. You won’t believe the questions I got about slavery. - Vox

Up until about a year ago, I worked at a historic site in the South that included an old house and a nearby plantation. My job was to lead tours and tell guests about the people who made plantations possible: the slaves.<p>The site I worked at most frequently had more than 100 enslaved workers …

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25 Books That Are Required Reading for First-Time Dads

If knowledge is power, then one of the best gifts you can give a first-time dad is a book to prepare him for the monumental challenges ahead. Sure, a marathon viewing of classic, dad-tastic movies like <i>Three Men and a Baby, Father of the Bride,</i> and <i>Mr. Mom</i> might help a little, but let’s face it: The …

Record 1,335 Americans give up their passports

Hasta la vista, Uncle Sam! A record 1,335 Americans gave up their passports in the first three months of the year, according to new data released by the U.S. government.<p>That's nearly 40% of the 3,415 Americans that renounced citizenship last year, suggesting that U.S. renunciations will again hit a …

11 Things You Never Knew to Ask Your Gyno About Cervical Cancer

Do you know someone who has had breast cancer? Chances are you can name one -- or more -- friend, relative or co-worker without giving the question too much thought. However, if I were asking about cervical cancer instead, you might need a little more time to think, and even then you may find …

And the world's safest city is... | CNN Travel

25 of the world's top hotels | CNN Travel

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'

<b>(CNN) —</b> You can't escape Disney's phenomenon "Frozen."<p>It is the highest-grossing animated film of all time and one of Disney's top franchises. It was the most downloaded movie from Apple in 2014, and kids everywhere are still singing the movie's anthem, "Let It Go."<p>Heck, it's now probably stuck in …

1795 time capsule opened, centuries after Revere and Adams buried it

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 years after Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried it in Boston, it took an hour to remove all the objects crammed inside a tiny time capsule.<p>Onlookers anxiously watched the unveiling Tuesday, worrying the items might not have weathered the years very well.<p>"Could we …

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The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

6 Times You Should Use a Credit Card Instead of a Debit Card

Credit cards help and protect you in a big way under these six circumstances.<p>In the wake of the Great Recession, debit cards became increasingly …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

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7 Priceless Items People Sold on eBay

Since it was founded in 1995, more than 3 billion items have been sold through eBay. The online auction site represents capitalism at its weirdest; …

The Original Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland Manuscript, Handwritten & Illustrated By Lewis Carroll (1864)

On a summer day in 1862, a tall, stammering Oxford University mathematician named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson took a boat trip up the River Thames, …

Crochet Grass Rug

This fun grass rug adds a unique design element to any room. Featured in our YarnPlay newsletter, designed by Kim Hamlin.<p>View/Save/Print PDF<p>Pattern …

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Fabulous Felted Rug Pattern (Crochet)

1<p>Free Pattern PDF - Fabulous Felted Rug Pattern<p>Digital Download Only<p>Free<p>Soft cream<p>$ In Stock<p>12.99 $12.99<p>Out of stock<p>Fun Fur® - Sapphire - 109<p>Intense …

Despicable Me Minion Hat

Shares 0<p>Crochet an adorable minion hat! Perfect for the Despicable Me fan in your household. A fun crochet project with complete instructions.<p>Shares 0<p>…

T-Shirt Yarn {DIY}

Recycling your old T-shirts into yarn will help you create tons of eco-friendly projects! I love the look and feel of old T-shirts, don’t you?? That …

Chunky Infinity Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern

The simplicity of this effortlessly chic infinity scarf is dressed up with the help of the intricate Catherine Wheel Stitch The use of this stitch …

one hour scarf

in need of a handmade gift, and very time poor... I whipped this up<p>so quick and so easy... well under an hour to complete (including the …

Vintage-Inspired Armwarmers

I really thought that this cold winter would be really hard on me (I recently moved from Las Vegas to Northern Utah). It kind of has, but the cold is …

Basic Chunky Cowl Crochet Pattern

Mesh Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern