Free Tutorials

For crafty types on a budget, here is a list of 23 Exciting Dollar Store DIY Projects.

Browse other free tutorials previously mentioned in this blog (along with pictures) right here.

Miscellaneous Links

I once had a pet hedgehog but even I never thought of this when Spike was still alive: Someone had put up homemade scenery based on the video game Sonic the Hedgehog and had a real hedgehog go through that scenery, complete with actual music and sound effects from the video game.

Following on the heels of If American Girl Dolls Were Real Girls, here’s another video that’s a trailer for a movie that will probably never get made—American Girls: The Action Movie (featuring a cameo by Barbie).

For current progressive activists or those who are seriously interested in the history of the progressive/labor movement in the United States is in for a real treat. The University of Michigan has recently digitized its Joseph A. Labadie Collection specializing in vintage protest posters and signs promoting labor unions, pacifism, ecology, civil rights, and other similar issues. All the graphics are in high resolution and they are free to download and use as you see fit.

Some really sophisticated and detailed drawings that were done using only Bic ballpoint pens.

Open Letter to My Fellow Whiteys is a must-read for Americans of European descent.