An extensive book review of the book by Zarghuna Kargar who collected the accounts from hosting the BBC's Afghan Woman's Hour from 2004-2010. A profound insight into the plight of Afghan women.
One mother's experience and outlook on high-functioning autism or Asperger's Syndrome. Sharing life experience, philosophy, and readings.
A weight-loss program to succeed where other diets fail, especially for weight-gain associated with anti-depressants, and an aid for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and migraines. An in-depth book report.
Acupuncture in China dates back to 100 B.C. and has become integral in modern alternative medicine practices. Based on an informational webinar presented by Andy Rosenfarb, N.D.
A spiritual aspirant steps out of herself for an inspirational interview. Learn how her life experiences have shaped her individuality and keep her going in spite of seeming setbacks.
An illustrated, step-by-step example of the French seam and a creative design for a basic window curtain. Includes estimated yardage requirements for three window sizes.
Exploration of the life of Robert Frost with a poetic foreword. Commentaries on "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."
A friend needs a vest to go with a purchased skirt for a wedding. Measurements, fabric, pattern adjustments, and sewing sequence are presented with photos and detailed explanation.
Updated consumer research on a Washington, D.C.-based charity to restore vision to 20 million blind persons. This article is to increase awareness of world blindness and help donators' decisions.
A creatively informative look at the scurrying rodent, also known as woodchuck, whistle pig, or land beaver. An essay of Groundhog Day, a video, and a Robert Frost poem.
Slated to become a movie icon, John Anthony Gavin turned to a business-political career after 22 years of acting. Why the change?
The size of a medium dog, the wolverine is remarkably adapted to wintry climates and ranges in Canada, Alaska, and Russia. Learn about the animal's aggressive behavior and why it's called "glutton."
Participial phrases use verb phrases to act as modifiers. When these are misplaced, the sentence can be confusing. Don't misplace your participial phrases!
Students use different methods for retaining information. Know your learning style and maximize your potential. Includes an aromatherapy recipe to aid memory.
Nagano, Japan, ranks No. 1 for longest life expectancy in the world. What makes Nagano so special, and what can the rest of us do to accomplish a long, quality life?
Until 1920 epileptic children used the ketogenic diet. Modern anticonvulsant medications sometimes cause side effects. "Let food be your medicine” still works today.
Emile Munier, known for his oil paintings of children and animals, mastered light. This hub explores his life and his art.
Myopia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and mild cataracts are common eye problems. Topics: breathing for relaxation, eye exercises, walking, diet, supplements, and affirmations.
A fun article about the author's day with her step granddaughter at the zoo located in Jacksonville, Florida. Literary narration, information, and many original pictures.
How do you use those left-over fabrics from your quilt top? How do you layer the front, batting, and back for hand quilting? This hub will show you how the process works and explore alternatives.
An exploration of the history, habitat, behavior, China's policy, and popularization of the panda in television, comics, and video games. Two videos showing real panda behavior are included.
You've been accepted to a college or university and may be feeling a bit apprehensive of the challenge ahead. Follow these guidelines and you'll guarantee your success!
This is a presentation on author's original design, estimating yardage, fabric selection, and needle-turn applique. Video on the blind hem stitch and details of the blind applique stitch are given.
Hungarian-born linguist and philosopher, Prof. Szekely inspired many with biogenic living and the Essene Gospel of Peace.
Intelligent and social, dolphins have helped mankind in scientific research, military maneuvers, and are known to aid swimmers back to shore. Read about this amazing mammal.
A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.
Strong-willed and versatile, her acting career lasted over 60 years with four Academy Awards and many honors. A detailed biography.
A gluten-free vegan tries jicama. Thoughts, observations, nutritional research, and a few ideas about how to use this Mexican vegetable, as well as common names and a bit of history, are given.
A good, basic apron can be a wardrobe-saving garment when cooking and cleaning around the house. Step-by-step instructions for a lined, pocketed apron from pattern to finish are presented.
The Love Ring, also called Drunkard's Path, is a block using only two curved templates. This article covers drafting instructions, fabric selection, and a video showing various pattern layouts.
Classified as a contralto, she could sing three octaves. Patriotic and spiritual, she sang at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.
Although speech is the language, good writing follows rules and often serves as a reference. Preposition lists, sentence examples, and a quiz are given to aid the writer.
With rue my heart is laden, Trees, and High Flight. First publication dates and bio-sketches included.
A product review of an instant Korean ginseng tea. Ginseng is well known among herbalists for supporting the immune system, increasing energy, aiding weight loss, and enhancing sexual response.
Two stories from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. passed down through oral tradition. The Waternick (an audio video) is also a Slavic tale.
Weight loss rewards the dieter with a smaller figure, but what can one do with those favorite shorts that are now baggy and no longer fit? The seamstress-author takes you step-by-step for a solution.
First American woman Nobel laureate, Pearl Buck touched the hearts of generations. Her legacy lives as the East West Foundation and Pearl S. Buck International.
A product review of an ear candling product, also known as ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy. Causes, methods of controlling and removing ear wax are given.
How to alter a cuffed sleeve using another blouse as a model. Well illustrated, useful tips, and ideas for alternative methods are included. Useful for adding a fresh look to the wardrobe.
Review and commentary of Archangel Michael's Rosary and it's potential in eliminating war, cataclysm, child abuse and infanticide.
The color blue in strengthening will power and sense of purpose is explored through its popularity, the science of light, psychology, art, music, metaphysics, and the Trinity.
Kinuko Y. Craft uses a unique combination of oil paints over watercolor. A biography, art samples with commentary, and a video interview are given.
Author's initial impression of Power4Patriots' Prime Energy instruction package with her explanation for buying it and her vision for the future of renewable energy.
Fairy tales can reinforce good values in the developing child. Grimms' Fairy Tales, Cecily M. Barker, and Hans Christian Andersen are included.
A list of orange and lemon varieties, as well as the herbal sweetener stevia, for making the featured Summer Citrus Cooler recipe. A brief, manual ceramic juicer demonstration is presented on video.