by Susana Polo | 9:59 am, November 28th, 2013
by Jill Pantozzi | 5:07 pm, December 11th, 2012
by Rebecca Pahle | 5:30 pm, December 8th, 2012
by Jamie Frevele | 2:29 pm, December 24th, 2011
In the spirit of whatever holiday you celebrate, Mental Floss has some — 12, actually — great idea for gifts that are definitely better than a contribution to The Human Fund: clothing for animals. (Some are actually for humans!) “But why would chickens need clothes?” you might ask yourself. Well, some hens who have been neglected or abused lose their feathers because of the stress. And these little sweaters help keep them warm until their feathers grow back. If you visit Little Hen Rescue, you’ll find a pattern for knitting sweaters for chickens.
(via Mental Floss)READ MORE
by Jamie Frevele | 12:55 pm, December 24th, 2011
Consider this a pre-emptive strike against your impending post-holiday mess: Things to do with leftover wrapping paper. And we are here to help you, because whether it’s used and ripped apart or you’re just really not into wasting the scraps of paper that couldn’t be used for wrapping, there is, indeed, a use for your surplus wrapping paper. And if you’re wondering if Martha Stewart might be involved in this, you are going to be very, very happy after the jump.READ MORE