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Microsoft Office hits number one spot in Apple’s App Store after just 12 hours

Following two years of rumors, Microsoft finally launched its Office suite of apps on the iPad today. And despite how frustrating it was to wait, it looks like iPad users aren’t bothered at all. The freemium app is now ranked number one in Apple’s App Store among free iPad apps — less than 12 hours …

BatteryBox portable charger promises to keep the juice flowing even after five years

A new portable battery promises to carry enough juice to charge eight iPhones and keep your MacBook Air going for 12 hours, <i>five years</i> after you buy it. Unlike others that lose their capacity over time, BatteryBox uses a new energy management system called BatteryOS that monitors what's going on …

Easy Braided Bracelets

These quick and easy braided bracelets are great projects to make on the beach or on your next vacation.<p>864<p>3868

10 Common Sewing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Whether you’re a veteran stitcher or just starting out, we’ve all had a project that turned into an epic sewing disaster. And, chances are, the problem had something to do with one of the 10 common but avoidable sewing mistakes that Maris Olsen shared on Craftsy.<p>Every single one of us is probably a …

Sewing

Recycled Innertubes & Computer Parts Jewelry and Accessories • Recyclart

2.Elama Design is a small Finnish company producing design products with a deep concern towards sustainability. We promote ecological lifestyle …

How-To: Arm Knitting a Scarf In 20 Minutes

If you need a scarf in a hurry and you’ve got a few skeins of chunky yarn handy, then treat yourself to this hypnotic arm knitting tutorial video from Wool And The Gang, which gracefully demonstrates the making of an entire arm knit scarf in 20 minutes.

Knitting

Build a Dehydrator

PREVIOUS NEXT<p>Introduction<p>Sun-dried tomatoes, apples, and other fruits and vegetables are delicious, but they’re not always cheap. A dehydrator can …

Fabric Scrap Bowl Tutorials

Here's a list of fabric scrap bowl tutorials I have compiled: Have you been sewing any coiled rope bowls to use up your fabric scraps?<p>721<p>11k

Hanging Wire Baskets, Wire Basket, Fruit basket, Sphere, Country Style, Rustic

This listing is for a set of all three sizes of my handmade sphere baskets. The large is about 10 inches wide. The medium size is about 8 1/2 inches wide and the small is about 7 1/2 inches wide. The baskets are made with annealed steel wire. The color is generally black but it does vary from a …

Brave new stitches

Kati of From the Blue Chair shows on her blog how she’s embraced free motion quilting in the past 12 months. She’s trying new stitches like pebbles, …

Make Your Own Pots

Mitts and Mittens for Stash Busting

I think this is the last big roundup of pattern ideas I’m planning for this month of stash busting, but if there’s something I haven’t covered you’d …

Spectacular Bioluminescent Beaches Look Like Starry Skies

Taiwanese photographer Will Ho (aka hala065) captures stunning images of bioluminescence at the Dusit Thani Maldives in Mudhdhoo that transforms the beaches into a magical, glowing coastline. The blue speckled sands provide a beautifully surreal accent to the landscape at night as the waves crash …

Beaches

The Planets, A Year-Long Project of Short Animations Featuring Illustrated Aliens and Their Strange Societies

Animator and illustrator Andy Martin has completed “The Planets,” a 12-part series of animations featuring colorful aliens. To complete the series, …

I Stopped Using Regular Banks For Two Weeks — And I'm Never Going Back

I spent the first two weeks of this month ignoring my conventional Capital One checking account. Instead, I did all my banking through a company called Simple.<p>Before we get into what Simple is, let's be clear on what it <i>is not</i>.<p>Although Simple is designed to replace your bank (and does so quite well, …

Attic24

Join in a new colour for round 2 :: knot the two yarns together, remember like I showed you for the Granny Squares? Remember you can crochet the ends …

Reusable Snack Bags | Brit + Co

If your goal for this year was for healthier snacking, then these reusable snack bags are the thing for you! These lovely little bags are made from oil cloth which is easy to clean, and you can get it in some really cute patterns. Fill them up with your favourite snack and chuck it in your bag for those moments you get peckish!

Stash-Busting Hats

Today I thought we’d look at a slightly smaller project than scarves and afghans to focus our stash-busting efforts on: hats. Hats are one accessory …

Free Printable 2014 Calendar

Posted by Cindy · December 26, 2013<p>Here is a beautiful <b>free printable 2014 calendar</b> for you to download and use. Yes, there is a catch! It is not …

Make A Center-Pull Yarn Ball

DIY Spaghetti Strap Backless Top

NYE is a time to get all dressed up with somewhere fantastic to go, so make this on trend top costing under $5 but looks a million dollars!<p>478<p>2912

Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Returns For a 3rd Season

The trailer for the third season of Jerry Seinfeld’s popular comedy web series <i>Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee</i> has been released and offers a sneak …

Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata with Goat Cheese

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place sweet potato pieces in medium microwave-safe bowl. Add 1/2 cup water, cover, and microwave on high power 5 minutes, …

The ESSENTIAL Guide To Beauty Basics

Illustrated by Giacomo Bagnara.<p>Nobody wants to go through life messing up the get-gorgeous and look-polished fundamentals (i.e. incorrectly cleansing …

How To Jailbreak Your iOS 7 iPhone Or iPad

<b>EDIT:</b> You can now see my full iOS 8.1 jailbreaking guide here.<p>If you’ve never tried to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, then there’s a whole world of tweaks and add-ons that await you. Despite misinformed accounts, jailbreaking will not void your warranty and it’s simple to uninstall a jailbreak too …