Learn the Lingo: Machine Embroidery


Welcome to Learn the Lingo! The idea behind this series of articles is to bring you up to speed on the terms you will need to know to understand what someone is talking about in a specific skill. Often, when just getting into a new skill, the lingo that practitioners use can be confusing and have meanings you didn’t realize. For ...

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The Spheres of the Christian Angelic Hierarchy


There are more things in heaven and earth than you know. Angels are mysterious beings of spiritual substance, divine creatures which go out into our world to do the bidding of God, protecting us, making war on the enemies of God, and bringing messages from heaven to earth. Their comings and goings are mostly ...

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6 of the Most Anticipated Restaurants to Try in 2017


There’s not exactly a shortage of contenders when it comes to choosing the most hotly-anticipated restaurants of 2017. From culinary superstars and legends to up-and-coming hotshots, from New York to Western Australia and everywhere in between, here are some of the most sought-after tables set to be drawing in diners in 2017: White Gold Butchers, New York, USA April Bloomfield ...

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Trump names campaign manager Kellyanne Conway as White House counselor to the president


Kellyanne Conway will serve as counselor to the president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Kellyanne Conway, who served as Donald Trump’s campaign manager and as a senior adviser to the president-elect’s transition team, will join the White House as counselor to the president, Trump announced Thursday. Conway, who has publicly grappled with whether to join the administration or to lead ...

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Touching Video Tribute Gives Thanks to Firefighters Who Saved Their Town


These North Carolina communities would have been toast if it weren’t for firefighting teams from 24 different states surging in to extinguish a rampant wildfire blaze. The Party Rock Wildfire consumed almost 8,000 forest acres and threatened 1,200 homes during its 25-day streak last month. More than 700 firefighters were working around-the-clock to make sure no one was injured and no buildings ...

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Founder of leading private tutoring firm echoes new scientific findings in favour of one-to-one mentoring for students


Adam Caller, independent education consultant and founder of Tutors International, issued a statement this week after new research concluded that one-to-one academic mentoring is the key to fixing education. Amid rising concerns in the US over educational performance, the study, published in April by Harvard economist, Roland Fryer[1], found contrary to previous research, concluding that smaller class sizes and high ...

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Ex-Michigan State Softball Player Claims Sexual Assault from Team Doctor (MUG SHOT)


12/21/2016 11:40 AM PST Breaking News An ex-Michigan State softball player claims she was sexually assaulted by her team doctor — and when she complained to school officials, she was told the guy was simply performing “intravaginal adjustments.” It’s all part of a new lawsuit filed by Tiffany Thomas Lopez — who was a star at MSU from 1998 to ...

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Easy and Enchanting LED Fairy Globes


On today’s Maker Update episode, Donald Bell showed off a recent project by Make: contributor Linn of the Darbin Orvar channel. As Donald said, it has a real “Now, why didn’t I think of that?” quality to it. And as Linn points out in the video, there’s a real big bang for the buck in terms of the cool decorative ...

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Rodrigo Oliveira's Democratic Gastronomy


The extraordinary thing about Rodrigo Oliveira’s food is its ordinariness. Using simple ingredients and traditional recipes, his Mocotó restaurant in Sao Paulo’s unfashionable Vila Medeiros district has reminded Latin America’s culinary cognoscenti of the power of good honest food. Among its humble and hearty northern Brazilian specialities, the restaurant’s legendary mocotó – a broth of stewed cow’s foot – has ...

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EU data retention ruling goes against UK


Image copyright PA The European Court of Justice has ruled against the UK government following a legal challenge over data retention. EU judges said communications data could only be retained if it was used to fight serious crime. The legal challenge was initially championed by Brexit Secretary David Davis, who was then a backbench Conservative MP. The Home Office said ...

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