How Pinterest Is Getting More People Into Crafting

Get ready for some homemade gifts this holiday season. Pinterest, and copycat sites, are bringing out the crafter and DIY-er in users. Pinterest tells Mashable it’s been popular among crafters and “do-it-yourselfers” since its launch. “They love using Pinterest as a resource to discover ideas or get inspiration for projects from people around the world […]

Community Post: Did You Grow Up In A Sears Home?

1. First off: What even is a Sears Modern Home? View this image › Flickr: ffshoe Then a mail-order catalog (and eventually a department store), Sears, Roebuck and Company sold houses across America in the early 20th century via the railroad. They had about 400 different designs that cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars […]

20 DIY Halloween Bags, Baskets, And Bowls

1. Heart Pumpkin View this image › This pumpkin-turned-candy holder was created by Kim from Pop Cosmo. Using a craft pumpkin makes this a non-messy carving project. Materials: a craft pumpkin, a carving knife, a paint brush, gold paint, Mod Podge, scissors, gold glitter paper, ribbon in a black and white pattern (look for a […]

31 Arresting Photos of Hurricane Sandy’s Destruction

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, millions of residents from Cuba to Canada continue to deal with unprecedented destruction — from power outages to flooding and damaged property. Residents and government agencies everywhere have been using cellphones and cameras to take photos and upload them to social sites. Social media has played a huge role […]