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DIY T-Shirt Tote Bags

Niki and Gabi make DIY t-shirt tote bags and let you know if it's a DIY or DI-Don't!

"Whatever Will Be Will Be" (Que Sera, Sera) | Children's Song

When the ultra-talented actress/singer Doris Day first recorded the song "Que Sera, Sera - Whatever Will Be, Will Be", she did not have much fondness for the song. After the final notes of Frank DeVol's arrangement of the original 1956 version of "Que Sera" echoed out of the recording studio and into silence - Ms. Day commented in deadpan fashion: "Well, that's the last you'll ever hear of THAT silly song!". You see, Doris looked upon it primarily as a children's song - lightweight - and she did not think it would have lasting appeal. Fate and popular taste begged to differ.




My impression upon hearing this 1964 version was that here, Doris infuses the song with a certain degree of extra warmth which is not evident in the 1956 version. In the original version, she sings it sweetly enough, but at the same time it is pretty much a "matter of fact" presentation of the song. Here, the love that she now has for the song in 1964 is qu…

Snapping in Real Time is a New Hyperconnectedness

From texting to status updates, photo sharing and hash tags... Sure, everyone’s on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and Instagram too. But Snapchat is where people share what’s happening in their lives in real time. For hyperconnected #teens, snapping is like talking—only with videos, doodles, and filters.

Spectacles: the camera-glasses that have become the season’s must-have millennial accessory. They capture the world the way people see it—which is thrilling to watch. 
Memories: Memories enable Snapchat users to share photos and videos captured outside of Snapchat to your stories.
Circular Video:  With circular video, Snapchat has solved the age-old argument of whether video should be recorded and shared in landscape or portrait. And as more and more people begin to consume video on mobile devices and tablets, circular video could become the norm (and personally, I hope it does).
Here’s a quick demo of circular video in action:


From almost nothing in 2012, Snapchat has grown spect…

Quirky Lamps | Reuse Old Brass Taps

What an innovative and creative way to add these quirky lamps made out of old used taps and pipes. Interesting things to add to your home for that quirky attitude in you!