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Spring DIY Projects

Are you looking for a fresh project to tackle now that spring is here? We’ve got the low-down on three spring DIYs that you can get done in no time at all!

  • Dip Dyed Cans. These are perfect for pencils, make up brushes, you name it! Chances are you’ve got some old cans lying around. Just peel off the label, clean off any adhesive and use your favorite colors. You can choose colors that already match your décor. Easy, and cheap! Find out more about this project.More...

Screen Scenes: What’s in Your Background?

What do you have as your desktop wallpaper?

I devote entirely too much time searching for and agonizing over electronic wallpaper. Be it my desktop wallpaper at work or home, or the home/lock screen images on my phone. I recognize that this may be an idiosyncrasy of mine that few of you will relate to, but I must believe that out there in the ether of the internet there must be some others of you who invest time and energy into choosing the image worthy of being looked at for hours a day, if only peripherally.More...

The Pains and Prize of Assigned Readings

If you were tasked with creating an assigned reading list for a classroom, what would you submit? Were there any particular stories or novels that you read in school that you hated or felt forced to drudge through? Were there any that you loved enough to want to read again?

My wife and I took a road trip down to Tennessee this past weekend (from Ohio). During our drive we listened to Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World; a book that often appears on lists such as “Best Novels” and high school English class assigned readings. And not without reason; it is the epitome of dystopian literature. More...

Are you ready, spring breakers?

Pack the sunscreen and swimsuits, Spring Break is upon us! Each year, college students look forward to the week off from classes and exams to frolic on the beaches and partake in some festive beverages. We’ve got the lowdown on how to have a fun, adventurous, and safe Spring Break, no matter if you stay close to home or travel with friends. More...