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Our Picks: 5 Best iOS Apps for Language Learning

Rosetta Stone is still the leading language learning software for non-mobile devices, but surprisingly things get a bit more even when comparing their mobile companion software to current ITunes apps. There are a lot of good choices when it comes to language learning on the go, and they’ve developed a lot more than flash card …

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Back to School Craft Ideas

The beginning of the school year marks new beginnings – a chance to make new friends, take up new and better study habits, and learn new things. To get you hyped for the new school year, here are some back-to-school craft ideas that will add color and efficiency to studying: Duct Tape Notebook Covers and …

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Creative Uses for Old Tires

A great deal of controversy exists on using old tires.  Tires will do some slow biodegrading and then they may release some carbon, sulfur and zinc – all of which are good for plants if using in the garden – but they also contain PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons).  If you are using tires outside in …

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Tips For Working With Clay

Polymer clay is a popular craft item and you can make many different things from it from Christmas ornaments to jewelry.  The clay is composed of PVC resin and a liquid plasticizer.  This plastic-like consistency is what makes it popular as modeling clay.  It is moldable, blendable, it sticks together and can be baked to …

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DIY Minion Costume

The Minions are taking the world by storm and many children want nothing more than to be one of the yellow tube-like creatures on Halloween.  This costume comes the closest to actually looking like a Minion and it is relatively easy to make without having to sew anything.  Supplies You will need several supplies to …

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6 Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Ideas (No Knife Required)

You don’t have to use a knife to make glorious and ghoulish pumpkins during Halloween.  Instead, use a little bit of ribbon,  glue, paint, glitter, gauze and more to make stylish and sassy pumpkins.  Opt for kid-friendly pumpkins or go for a more elegant decoration.  No knives are needed to make these wonderful pumpkin decorations.  …

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