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Recipe: Oreo Red Velvet Cookie Balls

When a package of brand-new red velvet Oreos landed on my desk, I suddenly became the most popular girl in the office. There's something so fantastic about a classic re-done in a flavor as universally loved as red velvet that pretty much <i>everyone</i> wanted a taste. When I asked the Oreo folks if they …

Dessert

Nonna's Fried Pasta Petaluma

Spaghetti and meatballs: It's easy and it's delicious but maybe not the most impressive dish to serve for dinner. Well, Nonna's Fried Pasta will change all that. Specifically, chef CJ Bivona's nonna. Bivona is the executive chef at Petaluma restaurant in NYC, where this famous fried pasta has a …

Better Beak Battle!

Remember last week when we looked at my first sorry attempt at embroidering the hummingbird beak? So many of you chimed in, echoing my misgivings …

Felt Embroidered Coffee Cup Cozies • Craftwhack

How many Pumpkin Spice Lattes have you scarfed down so far? I’m not a big pumpkin fan, but I’ll admit to a couple of Mochas over the past month.<p>Since …

Knitting

Art Nouveau Embroidery Patterns

The Art Nouveau era was a relatively short, transitional period of art, with roots in the Arts & Crafts movement of the 19th century, and branches …

16 Stitches to Add Texture & Dimension to Hand Embroidery

The fun thing about free style surface embroidery is that you can add texture and dimension here and there, just by changing up the stitches a …

How To Eat Eggs For Dinner -- And Why You Must

Eat eggs for dinner, be a winner.<p>Breakfast for dinner -- or brinner, if you will -- is no new concept. Waffles and pancakes have been untraditionally cooked up for the day's final meal for ages. But eggs don't seem to get much time in the brinner limelight; they show up on brunch menus, sure, but …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

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Ancient DNA sheds light on the origin of Europeans

All modern humans (Russians and Australians included) are derived from an initial migration out of Africa. From the fossil record this seems to have …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting moment of what life was like for the first civilizations on Earth.<p>The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that …

Bell Canada

The Bloody History of Money, From Ancient Rome to ISIS

Finance was linked to violence thousands of years before the Islamic State proposed its own currency.<p>The propaganda war from ISIS, the Sunni jihadist group controlling swaths of northern Iraq and Syria, took a somewhat unexpected turn last week. The black-clad fighters best known for their …

Archaeologists Unearth Three Ancient Greek Mosaics in the Ongoing Excavation in Zeugma, Turkey

<i>Workers clear a mosaic depicting the nine Muses</i><p>The Zeugma excavation project conducted by Oxford Archaeology and supported by Packhard Humanities …