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Polished Stone

More playing around with Glossy card today using the Polished Stone technique.  For this technique you need some Isocol (rubbing alcohol) which is available in most supermarkets in Australia.  326 more words

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How to bring Harry Potter magic to your Facebook account

Quickly, Potterheads, to Facebook!

Wanna feel old? The first Harry Potter book was released 20 years ago today. Don’t let that bum you out, though. In celebration of this anniversary, Facebook has turned a few of your favorite words into spells you and your friends can activate on both the app and the website. 134 more words

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Our 1st Vision Board Workshop was a success! Although our group was small, we all learned quite a bit. After tweaking the class material just a bit, we are finalizing the venue for our next one. 71 more words


The world’s most powerful computer

China only started producing its first computer chips in 2001. But its chip industry has developed at an awesome pace.

So much so that Chinese-made chips power the world’s most powerful supercomputer, which is Chinese too. 197 more words

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Latest huge Galaxy Note 8 leak points to troubling trend in 2017

Late last week, a blogger with a very strong track record leaked a slew of details surrounding Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 8. According to the report, Samsung’s hotly anticipated new flagship phablet will feature killers specs highlighted by a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with the same 18.5:9 aspect ratio as the Galaxy S8, 6GB of RAM, Exynos 8895 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipsets depending on region, dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, a 3,300 mAh battery, and an updated S Pen stylus with new features. 419 more words

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The first question asked when a writer sends a manuscript to an agent, a publisher or a self publishing site, is “What genre is it?” Several Years ago, I wrote a blog defining the many Art Genres. 1,059 more words

Swatch blocking experiment

You might have noticed that I knit a lot of swatches. I’ve been getting fussier about how carefully I block them, and have been getting more consistent about using a short blocking wire (or skinny metal knitting needle) along each edge. 382 more words