Michelle Frye

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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …

Recipes Inspired by the Beans Collection

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- so following that lead, we'll be making recipe collections to go alongside those that are in Provisions. Because recipes want to be together, too.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the very best beans.</i><p>Beans are one of the unsung heroes of the pantry. Cheap, …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

The scary lesson of “12 Years a Slave”: How little America has changed

The story still resonates when black Americans are routinely punished for seeking or attaining success<p>For most of their time in this country, Black Americans have learned to hide their true and inner feelings from white people. This is a necessary survival skill for life in a racist society. The …

The Color Master

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

Lake Louise 晨光

Can Any Speech Today Equal King’s “˜Dream’?

Fifty years ago, Mar­tin Luth­er King Jr. de­livered an ad­dress that has ar­gu­ably be­come the most fam­ous speech giv­en in Amer­ica, and …

If only more pundits were like Sanjay Gupta

In an age when public figures seldom express contrition, his mea culpa on pot was an act of true bravery<p>Whether it is the impeached Bill Clinton leaving office with solid approval ratings or the once-disgraced Eliot Spitzer now surging in New York City electoral polls, there is ample evidence that …

Adolescent girls' issues: moving up the development agenda

Adolescence, defined by the World Health Organisation as the age from 10 to 19, offers a key window to break cycles of poverty. If interventions take place early enough, girls can be supported to stay in school, delay their first birth and build their health, social, and economic assets.<p>Yet a …

Report: India’s 3,000 Child Soldiers

By Atish Patel<p>At least 3,000 children as young as six are being recruited by insurgent groups across India, according to a new report published by a human rights group.<p>The New Delhi-based Asian Centre for Human Rights says the practice of using child soldiers is “rampant,” with the majority …

In Cambodia, kids breakdance toward better futures

At Tiny Toones, a nonprofit group in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, youths learn to breakdance, as well as how to pursue goals beyond their limited …

Haitian slum builds 'Garden of Eden' - CNN Video

Philippe Cousteau finds a thriving community garden in one of the poorest areas in the Western Hemisphere.

10-Year Old Zuriel Oduwole Makes History On Forbes Magazine

A Nigerian girl, 10-year old Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to be interviewed on popular magazine Forbes.<p>The interview …

UN panel hears North Korea abuse testimony

<b>North Korean defectors have been giving international investigators harrowing accounts of brutality and abuse in the country's prisons.</b><p>A UN panel has begun interviewing witnesses in the South Korean capital, Seoul, and will move onto Japan.<p>One of the first witnesses to testify spoke of how he had …

Nelson Mandela death: Film examines power of music

<b>What role did music play in Nelson Mandela's life?</b><b>A documentary by Canadian filmmaker Jason Bourque explores how the former South African President, who has died at the age of 95, used song as a powerful weapon against apartheid.</b><p>Nelson Mandela once said: "Music is a great blessing. It has the power …

Professor Sugata Mitra On Teaching Spelling And Grammar: Phones Have Made It Unnecessary

Well, this is an opinion you don’t often hear in the education world.<p>Acclaimed professor and educational researcher Sugata Mitra suggested in an interview with British education magazine TES that he no longer thinks it's entirely necessary for kids to learn spelling and grammar. He credits the …

DR Congo unrest: Children freed from militia, says UN

<b>The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo says that 82 children - some as young as eight - have been rescued from an armed group.</b><p>Monusco says the children, including 13 girls, had been forcibly recruited in the past six months by the Mai Mai Bakata Katanga militia.<p>The group is active in …

Make a Woven Friendship Bracelet

Make a woven friendship bracelet using a circular cardboard loom with this tutorial! Much quicker than most knotted friendship bracelets, and can be …

Republicans' big problem with crazy

If you're looking for a Republican congressman who truly embodies the ethos of the Tea Party, Maryland Representative Andy Harris is a pretty good pick.<p>Harris, you see, is no fan of "big government" and he's definitely not a fan of Rinos ("Republicans in name only").<p>Harris made a national name for …

What Should I Do With My Old Jam Jars?

<b>Q:</b> I really like Bonne Maman preserves with my yogurt in the mornings. Now I have 12 jars — don't judge! — some with lids and some without. I've used …