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The History And Impact Of The Red Cross

In honor of the founding of the Red Cross on October 29, 1863, here’s a closer look at the organization, how it works, and its greatest triumphs. How It Works There is no international Red Cross. Instead, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) oversees and approves national Red Cross organizations, ensuring those local organizations always [...]

The Geekiest Classic Board Game Ever

How do you make classic Monopoly even more nerdy? Make a cross stitched Final Fantasy III version, of course. Be sure to check out the link for more detailed shots of the board and the cards. Link Via Craftzine

Was 774AD ‘red crucifix’ a supernova ?

A mysterious red cross in the sky in 774AD may have been a previously unrecognised supernova explosion. The strange cross-shaped glow in the skies ove…

Breaking Bad Cross Stitch

Too many cooks spoil the meth. So stay out of the kitchen until Walter is done. This cross stitch by Steotch adds a homey atmosphere to the lab. Link -via Popped Culture

The ‘papple’ – is it a pear or an apple ?

Experts in New Zealand have produced a new fruit that is a cross between an apple and a pear. The hybrid ‘papple’ has the skin and texture of a pear b…

11 Geeky Craft Creations, Including Rainbow Brite vs. Strawberry Shortcake

There’s a lot of variety in geek crafting. Whether you geek out over Star Wars, Pokemon or marine biology, there are plenty of subjects for you to enjoy, whether you prefer them rendered via crocheting, sewing or felting. Cross Stitch If you spent your childhood playing Nintendo, then you’ll recognize the screen this cross stitch has captured [...]

A Photo Realist Bea Arthur Cross Stitch

No, that’s not a picture, it’s a cross stitch created by Adam Jon Moore. That’s right, she’s made with nothing more than x’s. Link Via Craftzine

Woman without Fingers Learns to Cross Stitch

(Video Link) You’d never know from just looking at her work, but cross stitch artist Peng Jiangya doesn’t have any fingers. She lost them in a fire during childhood. In order to earn extra money for her family, she learned this challenging craft. Now she’s faster than many other cross stichers with fingers. Link (warning: self-starting video) [...]

Cross-Legged Chair

The Cross-Legged Chair by Vladimir Tsesler sure has nice legs! Via Design Milk

Bless This Hizzy Cross Stitch

CraftZine has a great interview with the guys who run the Steotch website, a haven for humorous cross stitch, and while the interview is worth a read, it’s this “Bless This Hizzy Fo Shizzle” cross stitch that really caught my attention. It’s the first cross stitch I’ve ever seen that makes me think of Snoop [...]