Jackie Stamer Miller

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Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

The spirituality of knitting

I can’t remember when I learned to knit. I know it was sometime when, as a small child, I watched my mom creating a sweater or afghan and wanted to …

Before Rainbow Loom There Was Spool Knitting, Remember?

Remember good old fashioned spool knitting and how satisfying it was to see that snake of knitting emerge from the bottom of the spool? There are of …

Crazy Quilt Swatch Blanket - Sneak Peek from Crafting a Colorful Home + a Story

I'll begin with this - I have always been a "saver" - even before I lived in frugal New England. Good and bad I suppose but that is the way I am. Do …

How to get faster at knitting!

Knitted Swiffer Pad

Introduction: Knitted Swiffer Pad<p>I really hated using the old fashioned sponge mops (or really any sponges for that matter) because once you use …

7 Delicate Estonian Lace Knitting Patterns to Swoon Over

At first glance, Estonian lace might look like any other lace knitting pattern. But if you know what to look for — nupps, Lily of the Valley, and …

Socks Education Part 2: The Anatomy of a Sock

In order to fully enjoy the experience of socks, you need to have a solid working knowledge of anatomy. Let’s take a look at the common crew sock.<p>The …

How-To: Elfin Hats for Adults

If you’ve been admiring these adorable elfin hats for kids and wishing desperately for a grownup version, you’re in luck! The knitting magicians over at The Purlbee have delighted snowed-in knitters everywhere by sharing this charming elfin hats for adults knitting pattern in their always-awesome …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

You can learn a lot just by opening your mouth.<p>Pain, itching, funky spots and odors—your body is always dropping you clues about what’s going on with your health. But there's one body part you probably don't consider when you're trying to get a hold on your overall wellbeing: your tongue. …

Women's Health

This is a slow-mo look at how a DSLR's shutter works

It's always cool learning how stuff works. Case in point: cameras. More specifically, digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) pictograph boxes. The chaps over at YouTube channel <i>The</i> <i>Slow Mo Guys</i> have taken their trademark ultra-high-speed camerawork and, well, pointed it at a camera. The result? Seeing …

Videography

Kitten Bowl 2015 lineup, start time, live stream and TV schedule

The second annual Kitten Bowl will feature 92 kittens and some adult cats that are all guaranteed to be adopted.<p>The second annual Kitten Bowl will be broadcast on Hallmark Channel a few hours before the Super Bowl. Please, go ahead and set your DVR right now. Plan your day's schedule accordingly. …

Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

5 Things Successful Parents Know About Kids And Money

Teaching kids about money is complicated. We want our kids to be responsible savers, but not greedy hoarders. We want them to be generous and philanthropic, but not naïve and idealistic. We want them to be successful, but thanks to 2,000 plus years of meek-shall-inherit-the-earth messaging from a …

The Mystery of the Four Golden Hats of the Bronze Age

The relics and artifacts uncovered throughout the centuries have provided an immense knowledge base about how our ancient ancestors lived, what they …

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …