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Firefox will start blocking Flash content in August, fully click-to-play in 2017

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

Firefox will begin retiring Adobe Flash on August 2 with the release of Firefox 48. In 2017, probably with Firefox 53, Flash plug-ins will require the user to actively click-to-play. 338 more words


Say What you Mean, Mean What you Say

I have a friend who has young kids and she told me once that she worries more about their social life than their school work.  She knows they’re going to be fine in school but she wants to make sure they’re developing the social skills they need to succeed.   548 more words

Daily Blog

Blocking, the Final Step for Knitting and Crochet Projects

I was researching couture knitting when I had stumbled upon an article written in Vogue Knitting Magazine on this infamous topic of finishing techniques. I am still learning about blocking my knit wear and whether blocking does make a difference after the final construction of the garment.   57 more words



I finally finished it!

Or at least I finished the knitting part!

And, it is glorious.

My Stranger Cardigan is all knit up, and you hardly even notice that the… 104 more words


Disaster strikes down a scarf

I was in a bit of a weaving slump this past week. A scarf I’d had high hopes for turned into a bit of a disaster, and for the most unexpected reason too. 136 more words

Learner Weaver

Finished Object Friday

In an effort to keep up with my startitis, I am hoping to run a series of Finished Object Friday’s, although it wont be every Friday I think – I tend to have many large projects on the go at any given time and they take a while to finish! 111 more words


Blocking acrylic yarn with damp towels

Howdy folks, it’s been a long time since I posted anything like a tutorial so I thought I’d share a tip on how I block my baby clothes which are knitted in acrylic yarn (this works for any synthetic yarn actually). 599 more words