Tina Luedders Foster

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4 Awesome Things Harper Lee Did After To Kill a Mockingbird

<b>Up until 2015's Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee—who passed away today at the age of 89—was often referred to as a literary one-hit wonder. But while</b> …

Literature

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

This has been around for quite some time, but I wasn’t able to find any step by step instructions so far.<p>Luckily – this link on eHow is pretty …

DIY

10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes for His Birthday

<i>Today would have been Dr. Seuss's 111th birthday. Here are 10 things he said about his life, his work, his inspiration, and bow ties.</i><p><b>1.</b> On how a …

The Other Batman Villains

9 Obscure Batman Villains Ready For The Mainstream Spotlight. The comics had plenty of them, and the movies need some new blood.<br>*<br>If Premier League …

11 Exotic Edible Treats from South Australia

Sure, Australia is home to adorable creatures like koalas, kangaroos, and platypodes, but that's not the only reason to visit. The continent also has …

Butterscotch Pie with Curry Crust

8 Servings<p>Curry crust? Trust us: This lightly spiced crumb will win Best in Show. If you want to take it even further, add a teaspoon of toasted crushed cumin seeds, too.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>curry crumb crust<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>8 oz. vanilla wafer cookies<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 …

This Beer Was Brewed Using Yeast Grown in a Beard

Beer basically consists of four things: hops, barley, water, and yeast. The hops add that flavor that we’ve come to know as beer, but without yeast, …

It's Complicated: 5 Puzzling International Borders

Most of us think of international borders as invisible, but clear-cut, lines: stand on one side, and you’re in one country; stand on the other, …

West Bengal

11 Fictional Family Trees

They say you can't tell the players without a program! When a story is an "epic saga" or a long-running series, some kind of guide will help …

17 Wonderfully Sweet Watermelon Carvings

Watermelon is delicious—and a great material for food artists. In fact, watermelon carving is a traditional Japanese art form known as Mukimono. Here …

Strange Geographies: The Salton Sea

As someone with more than a passing interest in ghost towns, abandoned buildings and the apocalypse, the Salton Sea has long been high on my …

12 Animal Adjectives to Bolster Your Vocabulary

In eighth grade when I read that Julius Caesar had an aquiline nose, I mistakenly thought it had something to do with water. But aquiline is from …

Saving Summer: 5 DIY Ways to Keep & Display Flowers or Botanicals

It's hard to let garden flowers go at the end of the season. By pressing or drying your beloved botanicals, you can keep nature at hand throughout …

Historic Black and White Photos—Colorized

In a procedure that's part cultural restoration, part digital art, contributors to the r/ColorizedHistory subreddit inject color and life into …

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Quintessential '80s

When Videos Mattered<p>The 1980s were the golden age of music videos. Check out the videos that best capture the essence of that decade, complete with …

The 10 Best Sesame Street Musical Guests

Who were your favorite musical guests on <i>Sesame Street</i>? Here are 10 of the most famous. Some of Feist's best work on display.<br>*<br>What words do Google and …

6 Creative Uses of Sentence Diagramming

Sentence diagramming was once a widespread technique for teaching kids how to analyze the structure of a sentence. If you had to do it in school, you …

Art

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed.<p>1. 16 Words That Are Much Older Than They Seem, by Arika …

DIY Diorama Bookends

My sister Carol was so inspired by Anthropologie's creative wood block bookends that she used her DIY talent to create her own version. Didn't they …

8 Wonderfully Creative Crochet Projects

If you can dream it, someone can crochet it. It's a bit like 3D printing in that way, but the skill, creativity, and care that went into these …

35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

6 Intelligence Agency Websites Geared Toward Children

The United States spends $80 billion annually on its intelligence community. That’s equal to the combined amount spent on the entire Marine Corps, …

12 Persnickety Rules From the Associated Press Stylebook

Serving as an authority for working journalists on grammar, capitalizations, abbreviations, spelling and so much more, the <i>AP Stylebook</i> can be found …

How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots

If you’re the kind of person who likes your strawberries with Jell-O, tequila, limes, and salt, then this is the tutorial for you (or if you’re the kind of person who just likes your Jell-O shots in sweet, little, edible vessels, then this tutorial is also for you).<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Caramel Apple …

Small Measures: Homemade Watercolors

I share my home, and my life, with an MFA-toting husband (whose concentration was in painting and color theory), and an active, inquisitive, …

How-To: Succulent Wreath

Make your own gorgeous living succulent wreath with this video tutorial from Succulents & Sunshine!<p>You can also head over to Succulents & Sunshine to see even more lovely photos.

How-To: Wire Knot Stud Earrings

Got jewelry wire? Make your own pretty wire knot stud earrings with this tutorial from Allison at Dream a Little Bigger.<p>Head over to Dream a Little Bigger to see the full how-to!