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Lots of discussion nationally this week about this clever commencement speech, delivered last week to Wellesley High School seniors by English teacher David McCullough, Jr. (The upscale, high-achieving school is in Massachusetts.) While McCullough tells students they are not special, the speech ends up at the usual place: Do good. Do well. Do something.
All Choked Up — Movies that Bring Tears to Your Eyes | Mick LaSalle | an SFGate.com blog#5436-3#5436-3#5436-4#5436-4All Choked Up — Movies that Bring Tears to Your Eyes 5 of 67 | Share Ghost -- this is a photo of co-star Patrick Swayze taken that same year, in 1990. (thanks dsg) (Wyatt Counts / ONLINE_YES)
A $5 bill might not go far in big-ticket cities like Paris or Tokyo , but the best meal in Bali costs three bucks, one of the funkiest cool hotels in Berlin has rooms for 80 Euros, and a five-day yoga course in Guilin, China , costs the same as a couple hours of Soul Cycle in New York City . Read on for more about these and other fun, affordable cities. Tired of spending layovers in an airport? Download Yahoo! TimeTraveler on your iPhone to create custom itineraries based on your location and amount of time you have to spend.
In today’s rapidly growing world of tech, new products continue to emerge, offering us ways to save. Our Financially Fit team recently caught up with tech expert and host of Spike TV’s All Access Weekly Katie Linendoll for her roundup of some of the most recent and best money-saving gadgets and technologies. The Waterpebble For about 10 bucks, this tiny water-saving device placed near the drain in your shower can be programmed to let you know when it’s a good time to turn off the faucet. The Waterpebble gradually shortens its suggested stop time, teaching you to use water more efficiently over time. The gadget pays for itself pretty quickly.
A huge thanks to Dana and Disney for doing such a great job of rounding up all sorts of wonderful mother's day projects! Materials needed: 1/4 yard each of three coordinating fabrics (you'll definitely have scraps leftover) 8" zipper (you can always purchase a longer zipper and shorten it, just follow the directions on the package scraps of medium weight fusible interfacing Cutting the pieces: For the main exterior, cut two pieces, one 5.5" tall by 9" wide, and one 5.5" tall by 13" wide (this will be the gathered front) Pieces of medium weight fusible interfacing for exterior pieces of clutch: (2) 5.5" tall by 9" wide For the front band, cut one piece 4" tall by 9" wide.
Bright & Cheery Kitchens awash in white look neat and tidy, but color is the key to keeping the space fresh and fun. If you opt to paint your kitchen cabinets white, choose one or two favorite hues to use as accents. Touches of bright red and sky blue set off pristine white cabinets in this kitchen. Paint the soffit or wall above your cabinets with one of your accent colors for a polished look. Molding Upgrade
Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post for a giveaway! In the culinary world, an amuse-bouche is a single-bite appetizer-like food. It basically means something to “amuse your mouth” (or tickle your taste buds)–a quick fix of deliciousness.
Homemade slippers of thick wool felt make a heartwarming (and foot-warming) gift. Felt is the ideal fabric to work with, since it won't unravel when cut. Felt Slippers How-To 1. Use our templates .
This is a really easy hat project; I think it actually takes longer to cut the pattern than it does to make the hat :-) If you have an old pair of trousers languishing at the back of the wardrobe, why not use the material to make a simple beret. Suit material, like tweed, works especially well, without the need for a lining. Things you'll need: Old pair of trousers Matching or contrasting thread
Looking for other crafty inspirations? Check out the patterns I have for sale in my Etsy Shop . Here is a little tutorial to show how I make my quilted fabric wallets.
Using medication to treat ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), commonly referred to as ADD, is one of the easiest options because it helps adults manage their symptoms. However, some adults don't want to take medication and would prefer to use other forms of treatment to reduce their symptoms. ADHD can lead to problems in relationships, health issues, trouble at work and more if you don't know how to deal with the prominent symptoms.
Part of the fun of being a college student is taking all kinds of weird and fun classes that you’d never dream of. But if you don’t have time to fit in all the crazy courses because you’re going to school part-time while juggling a job, or the most popular courses always seem to fill up before you can get a spot, you don’t have to feel like you’re missing out. These 100 fun and weird college courses are now available for free online. Culture and Society
Disclaimer: See Prologue A.N: Thanks toMrJosh531 for this idea The next picture was of Sirius, James, Lupin and Lily in the Common Room.
If you’re a professional who likes to be intellectually stimulated and you enjoy keeping up with the latest news and breaking trends, the internet provides you with an endless choice of carefully curated sites to visit. Today, we bring you six of them that we believe are leaps and bounds above the rest. These sites will not only educate you on topics ranging from business and technology to art and design, they’ll motivate you to find your own, original ideas and see them through.