Live How (livehow.tumblr.com/)

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After watching a video in English about a man who lived by himself creating trinkets of all types and sizes, I was inspired to also create things just for the sake of creating. The video reminded me of my childhood, of how I used to create crafts with my siblings for fun. The nostalgia spurred me to relive my past by making crafts once again, which is why I decided to create the online DIY tutorial website, Live How.The Tumblr site covers step-by-step instructions and pictures of household crafts and toys made from materials from around the house. Please check it out: livehow.tumblr.com/ !

Sheldon Cooper Quoting T.S. Eliot’s “The Hollow Men”

Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory replaces “whimper” with “barber” in T.S. Eliot’s quote from “The Hollow Men.”

“This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a barber.” -Sheldon Cooper (Season 5, Episode 18)

-Mimi C.
*Video was shown to me by my friend

All Natural Food Dye

It was the third time my AP Japanese teacher had assigned us a sushi cooking project. Wanting to try something new, I decided to make cute Elmo and Cookie Monster sushi (see picture at the bottom). In order to make Elmo red and Cookie Monster blue, I started looking into different ways of dyeing rice. There were some that used food coloring (all artificial, yuck!), and others who bought colored rice from the store. Then, I stumbled on some Asian site that introduced to me the magic of all-natural, non-artificial red cabbage which allowed me to remix prior knowledge with creativity.

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