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What's new New quizzes in December: US states split into east and west, to make it easier to learn: Full Caribbean map, just the independent countries: Palestine has been given its own question in the Middle East countries quiz. Please visit the what's new page for a listing of additions by month added. Test Your Geography Knowledge

Test Your Geography Knowledge

how to transfer a photo to fabric

how to transfer a photo to fabric

Did you know you can transfer photos to fabric without using iron-on sheets? I love this technique. It's simple to execute and the end results are really pretty. It's another method for hand printing!
Colorizing a Black & White Image This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown. Building upon our previous Photoshop tutorial, Using Overlay to Change Line Colors, now we will fill in some areas with solid color. This works best with black and white images. Open the image in Photoshop.If you have not already done so, change the image mode to RGB Color. Colorizing a Black & White Image
Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Jessica recommends using a sharpie to mark on the inflated balloon how much room you need to leave for the lighting cord. She also recommends coating the balloon with vaseline prior to wrapping the yarn coated with glue so it doesn’t stick on the balloon once it’s dry. You can see all the details on Jessica’s blog.

Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers

Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers
No Outdoor Space? Try Gutter Gardens : katyelliott.com Posted on | April 29, 2009 | 12 Comments I love this garden idea! Great for tip for urban living.

No Outdoor Space? Try Gutter Gardens : katyelliott.com

Readers' Wise Tips for Using Borax Readers' Wise Tips for Using Borax Last week, we published a story on 25 Household Uses for Borax, and the response was overwhelming! So this week, we decided to follow up with new tips -- your tips -- for getting the most out of this "miracle mineral." So, there's this stuff called Borax. You may be familiar with its full product name: 20 Mule Team Borax. Essentially, Borax is a cleaning agent derived from naturally occurring minerals -- meaning it's nontoxic and eco-friendly. Though it's known primarily as a laundry booster, its uses extend far beyond that -- from pest control and weed control to odor elimination.
10 Excellent iPad Applications for Teachers

10 Excellent iPad Applications for Teachers

With the iPad2 on the launching pad, it’s a great time to share this list of useful iPad apps for teachers from guest writer Paula Dierkens. There’s no doubt that the iPad is an excellent device, and if you own this gadget, it makes sense to pick up the applications best suited to your lifestyle and profession. So if you’re a teacher, here are ten great iPad apps that you must try out: [Note to readers of this article!

Free Technology for Teachers

This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. Many of us using technology in the classroom find ourselves caught between two worlds: Apple and Google. Apple’s iPad is a fantastic tool in the classroom which provides students with various opportunities to consume, create, and communicate. Similar to a swiss-army knife, it is only limited by how we choose to use it. At the same time, Google apps provide students with cloud-based services, from search to document creation and sharing, that work seamlessly on iPad. So, what are some of the best ways to experience Google on the iPad? Free Technology for Teachers
Losing someone close to you is an extremely difficult experience. It can have different effects on people based on individual circumstances and beliefs. However, there is one universal language when it comes to losing someone you love, and that is the grieving process is absolutely necessary. While everyone grieves differently, it is important for people to grieve so that they can begin the process of healing, letting go and approaching the loss in a healthy manner. Get more assistance from Funeral Directors Christchurch. In some cases, people have problems starting the grieving process because they might feel as though they have to be strong for others. 100 iPad Tips and Tricks.pdf

100 iPad Tips and Tricks.pdf

Adults are obsessed with the new iPad, but have you ever thought about sharing your new toy with your kids? Just like online education games provide kids with fun outlets for learning, iPad apps help your kids review basic skills, improve critical thinking and decision-making skills, and even learn to read. Hand over your iPad this summer, and take a look at these 40 amazingly educational and fun iPad apps for kids. Language and Vocabulary Here you’ll find apps for learning the alphabet, using the dictionary, reviewing grammar rules, and more.

40 Amazingly Educational iPad Apps for Kids

40 Amazingly Educational iPad Apps for Kids
How to use fancy gestures on the iPad (and why you should) — Apple News, Tips and Reviews At the beginning of last year, Apple added iPad gesture controls in iOS 4.3 as a developer option. And with the debut of iOS 5 in October of last year, Apple made these multi-finger gestures official. Since then, however, I really haven’t seen the company promote this functionality the way it does for its laptop trackpads. However, after two weeks with my new iPad, I’m suddenly taking advantage of these gesture functions like never before. In fact, I can think of only three instances that I even need to hit the home button anymore: Waking the device, grabbing a screen shot and getting out of the mode that lets you delete or move apps around. Gone is the hardware button double-tap to switch back and forth between apps.

50 really useful iPad tips and tricks

With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a Retina display, the new iPad is the world's best tablet device. It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. Here we present 50 really useful iPad tips.

10 Essential iPad Tips & Tricks

SExpand Any idiot can use an iPad at a basic level. It's designed that way. But even still, there are things that you're just supposed to magically know—things no one ever necessarily tells you. So we're here to help. The Soft Reset
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Your new iPad 2 might not be as full-featured (or as complicated) as a laptop or desktop PC, but a few neat tricks are still hidden between the surface. Read on to learn how to secure your iPad, sync your bookmarks, and more. Download the free iPad User's Guide: You may have noticed that your iPad didn't come with a big printed manual--that's not Apple's style. However, you can download the PDF version of the iPad User's Guide from Apple's Web site, or you can read it in iBooks if you have that installed (iBooks is available as a free download in the App Store). Make sure to download the manual for iOS 4.3. Take a free guided tour: Apple provides video tours for each of the preinstalled apps, so you can get a good look at how to use them.

28 iPad 2 Tips and Tricks

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