Alyssa Laze

91 Added | 2 Magazines | 2 Following | 3 Followers | @AlyssaLaze | Keep up with Alyssa Laze on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alyssa Laze”

The Week in Review: Renaissance Television

Inside Flipboard / April 5, 2014<p>Couch potatoes, rejoice (be sure to stretch first): TV’s here to stay. Our changing media habits haven’t traded depth …

The Week in Review: Heartbleed Strikes

Inside Flipboard / April 12, 2014<p>Last Monday, news broke that sensitive user information stored by most major websites was vulnerable to hackers–and …

How Big is the Moon Really? It might be much bigger (or much smaller) than you’d imagine. Kurzgesagt explains

How Big is the Moon Really? It might be much bigger (or much smaller) than you’d imagine. Kurzgesagt explains.<p>In the archives: Star Size Comparison, The Solar System — our home in space, The Beginning of Everything — The Big Bang, and more videos about our moon, including this tour, what planets would look like if they replaced our moon, and… how far away is the moon again?

Cute Kitten, Coco, Turns Vicious | My Cat From Hell

Every Child a Reader

The only national book awards voted on only by kids and teens.<p>See the 2018 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards Finalists here!<p>Voting begins <b>March 1</b> …

Trillium: A Treehouse as Beautiful as Her Namesake | Ultimate Treehouses

Cats communicate using at least 16 known “cat...

Cats communicate using at least 16 known “cat words.” We suspect that those words include hundreds of annoying variations of the word “mom.”

This newly-discovered species of cartwheeling spider, Cebrennus rechenbergi or Moroccan flic-flac spider, is definitely something to see

This newly-discovered species of cartwheeling spider, <i>Cebrennus rechenbergi</i> or Moroccan flic-flac spider, is definitely something to see. From ScienceTake, watch it (and the robot that it inspired) take a tumble or two. There’s also another video of the pair in German here.<p>This creature reminded us of the Golden Wheel spider that is featured in episode one of the BBC’s phenomenal <i>Africa</i> series, but there’s a key difference between them. From <i>The New York Times</i>:<p>Another arachnid, the golden rolling …

From TED Ed and Shannon Stiles, Cell vs. virus: A battle for health: 

From TED Ed and Shannon Stiles, Cell vs. virus: A battle for health:<p>All living things are made of cells. In the human body, these highly efficient units are protected by layer upon layer of defense against icky invaders like the cold virus. Shannon Stiles takes a journey into the cell, introducing the microscopic arsenal of weapons and warriors that play a role in the battle for your health.<p>In the archives, more from NPR: Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body and Catching Up with the Flu.

Vinegar can dissolve pearls. The acid in vinegar breaks down the calcium carbonate that makes up most of a pearl, which forms when an oyster reacts to an irritant in its shell. How fast the pearl dissolves depends on how big it is, and how strong the acid is.

Make a Doll Wand- Doll Crafts - simplekidscrafts

The physics of why birds fly in V-formation – Come fly with me

Murmurations, those dense clouds of whirling, pulsating, shapeshifting starling flocks, are a breathtaking dusk phenomenon. How do thousands of birds …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Microbiology

The Egg Painter, a beautiful profile of Elena Craciunescu and the traditional Easter egg painting that she skillfully enjoys in a small…

The Egg Painter, a beautiful profile of Elena Craciunescu and the traditional Easter egg painting that she skillfully enjoys in a small village in Romania’s northern region of Bukovina. Filmed by Prague-based Titus-Armand.<p>A friend of ours just recently learned how to create eggs like these. In Ukrainian, the folk art is called Pysanky, from the word <i>pysanka</i> and the verb <i>pysaty</i>, meaning <i>to write.</i> In this case, the writing is in beeswax, similar to batik. It’s a traditional art form in many …

Le voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon), the landmark silent film directed by prolific filmmaker Georges Méliès in 1902

<i>Le voyage dans la lune</i> (A Trip to the Moon), the landmark silent film directed by prolific filmmaker Georges Méliès in 1902. And if this video disappears, you can watch it on Amazon. From Wikipedia:<p>Inspired by a wide variety of sources, including Jules Verne’s novels <i>From the Earth to the Moon</i> and <i>Around the Moon</i>, the film follows a group of astronomers who travel to the Moon in a cannon-propelled capsule, explore the Moon’s surface, escape from an underground group of Selenites (lunar …

Vicious Cat, Coco, Learns to Play Nice | My Cat From Hell

Is Foley's Long Nightmare Over? | My Cat From Hell

Monster Week | Begins Next Sunday 9pm E/P

New Episode -- Guest Star Michelle Obama -- JESSIE -- Disney Channel Official

Friends - Girl Meets World - Disney Channel Official

Clip - From the White House to Our House - Disney Channel Official

Clip - Love, Loss and a Beanbag Toss - Dog With A Blog - Disney Channel Official

Foley's Follow-Up | My Cat From Hell

Catch of a Lifetime - Reeling in a Piraiba Beast | River Monsters

The 12 Best Eye-Catching Pieces

The eyes have it.<p>Play <i>I Spy</i> like a grown-up with these pretty eye-printed picks.

What Noises Do Animals Make In Other Languages? Here Is An Important Guide

Illustrator James Chapman from Manchester shows us what animals sound like around the world. You can find more of his work here.

Wildcats Take a Walk on the Calmer Side | My Cat From Hell

Girl Meets World - New Comedy Series - Disney Channel Official

The '90s Are Alive and Well! Betsey Johnson Revives Her Iconic Must-Have Styles

It's no secret that the '90s are back in a big way this spring, and Betsey Johnson is giving all you lovers of the hallowed decade a major reason to …