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Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

Body Art

Kibo iOS App Lets You Hide Messages In Your Messages

Just when you thought the wonderful world of digital messaging couldn’t get any more rich and layered, along comes another app to prove there are more ideas in the digital sphere than can be contained within the average web user’s philosophy… Just don’t call Kibo a messaging app. It is in fact an …


15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …


Stephen Hawking Envisions the Worker Robot Apocalypse

In his Reddit AMA, the scientist forecasts potential doom and admits he missed Wayne's World 2.<p><i>Theory of Everything</i>, the Academy Award-winning biopic about Stephen Hawking, took an elegant look at the life of the world-renowned genius. But it left a few things on the cutting room floor about …

Stephen Hawking

New 'Nameless Coalition' challenges Facebook's real-name policy

A new collection of groups called The Nameless Coalition is targeting Facebook's real-name policy. The policy requires Facebook users to register under their "authentic identity," and allows for users to be suspended if their identity is found to be fraudulent, but complex issues of online identity …

Ai Weiwei

Search for missing ship focuses on survivors, not vessel

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Coast Guard is focusing on the search for survivors after concluding the missing cargo ship El Faro sank at its last known location with Hurricane Joaquin bearing down on it.<p>Ninety-six hours after the cargo ship lost contact, the Coast Guard has only found debris from the …


Malaysia closes schools due to smog

The haze, which has shrouded parts of Malaysia and Singapore for about a month, also spread to Thailand on Monday, the first time it has reached so far north<p>Malaysia has shut most schools nationwide for two days to protect children from a thick noxious haze caused by smoke from burning forests in …


BP fined a record $20.8 billion for oil spill disaster

BP PLC — the company responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill — will pay a record $20.8 billion to the US government to cover damages caused by the disaster, the Department of Justice announced Monday. The deal finalizes an agreement between BP and the federal government that was first …

Oil & Gas Industry

Reports: American Airlines flight diverts after captain becomes ill, dies