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Make This - Stab Bound Journal - Luxe DIY - How Did You Make This? Make a hand bound journal with elaborate side stitching for yourself or as a gift.

Make This - Stab Bound Journal - Luxe DIY - How Did You Make This?

The stitching is a lot easier than it looks and is so much nicer to hold than a spiral bound edge. Supplies and Equipment – sharp utility knife and cutting surface BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE SHARP BLADE – rulers – drill with 1/16th inch bit OR a small paper punch BE VERY CAREFUL WITH POWER TOOLS – fancy cover paper – I used Cavallini Vintage Tickets Wrapping Paper – 20″ x 28″ – 1 sheet of 8.5×11 for endpapers (this can be fancy or the same paper as your pages) – 10 sheets of 8.5×11 paper for pages – 3 yards of embroidery floss – mat board – I used Crescent No. 33 White & Cream Smooth Mat Board – Yes Stikflat Glue.

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9 Reasons Why Failure Is Not Fatal

Fear of it is universal, experiencing it is inevitable, and running from it is dependably routine. As a culture we can’t seem to shake the negativity of the term – even though most success stories have a shared foundation in some kind of accidental realization, wrong-footed first attempt, or outright error. Here, we pool our favorite videos and articles on the subject as a gentle reminder that our only real failure is to live life without it. 1. Kathryn Schulz: On Being Wrong This brief TED talk by “Wrongologist” and author Kathryn Schulz cleverly covers the inescapable error of the human mind – and the beautiful results of its imperfection. 2. Free online speed reading software.

Hiking in Massachusetts. Posted by Your Guide, Mott the squirrel.

Hiking in Massachusetts

(image source: by Liza31337) Given that I’m a squirrel, I spend the majority of my days outdoors; and now that spring is upon us, aside from gathering nuts, soaring from branch to branch, and speeding across picketed fences, I find that my bushy tail and me like to hit the trails every so often for a wonderful Massachusetts hike. But, hiking here in Massachusetts isn’t so much about elevation as it is about undeniably beautiful skylines, nationally noted historical references, and an array of distinct sights, flora, fauna, and terrain. Organizing Measuring Cups and Spoons. Draw a Stickman. Bizarre Exam Answers!! In Minneapolis, the world's quietest room. Listen Story audio Apr 3, 2012 This morning, we're talking about noise pollution and the negative health affects it can cause.

In Minneapolis, the world's quietest room

In Minneapolis' Seward neighborhood, you can find the world's quietest room. The room, which holds the Guinness World Record designation, is located in the Orfield Laboratories. The recording studios where "Funkytown" and Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks" were recorded are also in this building. The world's quietest room is called an anechoic chamber, which means there is no echo as it absorbs sound. A typical quiet room you sleep in at night measures about 30 decibels. Orfield Labs uses the room to test products, including switches that go on car dashboards and the sound an LED display makes on a cell phone to make sure they're not too loud.

10 Things 90s Kids Will Have To Explain To Their Children. While most things we experienced as tots in that headiest of eras seems pretty self-explanatory (plaid was everywhere, Leonardo DiCaprio was the molten ball of light around which the solar system turned, and there was no color too bright for your sweatpants) there are some things that will be a bit harder to explain.

10 Things 90s Kids Will Have To Explain To Their Children

Here, a primer for when your future children want to know what the hell you were doing with your boxy, multicolored electronics. 1. Topanga was at some point in human history considered not only a legitimate first name for a human being, but the kind of name that would inspire in malleable teenage boys a life-long infatuation. Topanga, in our day, was leading lady name-material. Topanga (pronounced Tah-payne-ga, for those who will have only ever seen in it written down) is the name of the quintessential girl-next-door who will live, along with Feeney, in our hearts forever.

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Heaven On Earth (8 Pics)

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