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How-To: Vintage Fork Napkin Rings

Add handmade charm and quirky thrift store style to your next dinner party with this vintage fork napkin ring tutorial from Stefanie at Brooklyn Limestone.<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to Brooklyn Limestone to see the full how-to!

Huge Storm Waves Amost Swallow People in Portugal

This past January, a massive storm hit across Portugal that produced strong winds of up to 80 miles per hour and heavy rain. The disaster, described as the biggest natural catastrophe in Portugal in recent years, was caused by a freak cyclone weather phenomenon called an explosive cyclogenesis.<p>One …

Live as well as you dare

In February of 1820, on learning that his good friend, Lady Georgiana Morpeth, was suffering from a bout of depression, noted essayist and clergyman Sydney Smith sent her the following precious letter, in which he listed twenty pieces of advice to help her overcome “low spirits.”<p>Two similarly helpful letters of advice—specifically on the subject of depression—spring to mind when reading this: one from Stephen Fry; the other, from Henry James. All three are wonderful. For more information about …

GIFs of Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Extraordinary Life in Space

<b>Vegetables come in dehydrated packs, and require rehydration from a special machine before eating.</b><p>Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield made history earlier this year as the first Canadian to command the ISS (expedition 35) and walk in space but what most probably know him for are his educational space …

Space Exploration

Awesome GIFs of Scientific Experiments

<b>Hydrogen Peroxide Mixed With Potassium Iodide</b><p>Scientific experimentation has yielded many anomalies, baffling the senses, and Imgur user Gloryholio has amassed some of these visually awe-inspiring experiments into a series of gifs. Luckily, Redditor preggit has shared the scientific set, allowing …

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Guide to Sewing Machine Feet for Quilting

If you’re new to quilting—or new to sewing machines in general—sewing machine feet can be one big, frustrating mystery. Luckily, Sherri on Craftsy created this handy intro guide for quilting-related sewing machine feet so you can start stitching with confidence!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Rolled Hem Sewing …

Sewing

Photos: Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles, the Roman sites and scenes frequented by Audrey Hepburn, resident of the Eternal City.

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Charles Darwin letters reveal his emotional side

<b>In a collection of previously unpublished letters that have been made available online today, naturalist Charles Darwin reveals a highly emotional and personal side.</b><p>In letters to his closest friend, the botanist Joseph Hooker, he pours out his grief over the death of his daughter-in-law, Amy. He …

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