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American 21-year-old becomes the youngest person in the US to have a face transplant

An American woman has become the youngest person in the US to receive a face transplant, after shooting herself in the face in an attempted suicide when she was 18.<p>Katie Stubblefield, now 22, is featured on the front cover of this month’s National Geographic, guest edited by former model and …

33 cities around the world where healthcare is good, housing is affordable, and people have the best quality of life

Life is good Down Under.<p>A report shows that several of the world cities with the best quality of life are in Australia and New Zealand. Australia has the 7th and 8th best cities and New Zealand has the first and 12th cities for best quality of life, according to a new report by Deutsche Bank Market …

House Prices

Tennessee woman's lawsuit claims trooper groped her, pulled her over twice in hours

A Tennessee woman alleged in a lawsuit that a state highway patrol officer in August searched her without cause, groped her and waited three hours near her home to stop her again, KnoxNews.com reported.<p>The Tennessee Highway Patrol issued a statement that supports the trooper, but a state prosecutor …

Vantage Calendar Goes Free as the Apple App Store Free App of the Week

- Mar 3, 2017<p>Apple throws a change-up at us this week, as they have named the non-game app <i>Vantage Calendar</i> as their free App Store App of the Week. …

Apps

NASA just released a ton of free software for space nerds

NASA released the third edition of its software catalog to the public—giving the world free access to tools it uses to explore the universe.<p>As you …

Research Center

This short film has two endings (but it depends on your ears)

A short film called "Does Love Last Forever" is actually a hearing test in disguise. And unlike the end of "Lost In Translation," there's a good reason you might not be able to hear what gets said.<p>The film was produced by Cochlear, an Australian company that specializes in making hearing aid …

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Student Lets Thief Steal His Phone, Spies On Him For Weeks To Make This Documentary

Film student Anthony van der Meer had his iPhone stolen and the thought that a stranger had access to all of his personal data really concerned him. …

Personal Data

How to Tell Great Stories and Build Your Brand: Michael Hirst, Creator of 'Vikings'

The creator, writer, and executive producer of the hit series 'Vikings' on finding the core of a story and building and connecting with an audience.<p>,Storytelling is a key component of brand building, helping companies connect with potential customers and build long-term relationships with existing …

Archaeology A-level is now ancient history | Letters

Archaeology A-level, along with art history (Letters, 17 October) and many other arts and humanities-based subjects, has been completely removed as an option by the exam board AQA. This is a great blow for our education, arts and heritage sectors, and will have an impact on both university numbers …

Luxury Without Borders: This is What the Future of Camping Looks Like

The joy of camping tends to stay reserved for the better, summer months when the weather is predictably warm and wonderful. Come fall, while it's …

This DIY Laundry Room Makeover Is Filled With Clever Ideas

Spending money to revamp a laundry room doesn't sound sexy, but transforming a dull, chore-centred space into an uplifting haven of organisation and …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for August

We’re in summer holiday mode, so this month’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools starts with a punch of publishing inspiration.<p>The brand …

All ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 6 Episodes Summed Up In 10 Endless Gifs

Recently Season 6 of the TV show Game Of Thrones has come to an end. Fans all over the world have to face roughly a year before the series …

How to See America’s National Parks in the Lap of Luxury

The National Park Service turns 100 years old this summer, sending Americans to the Grand Canyon and Zion in droves. In a statement earlier this …

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

25 Creative Photoshop Text Effects - With Vibrant Styles

There are a number of ways to save time and get gorgeous results in Photoshop.In this article, we feature a curated collection of creative Photoshop …

This clever Kickstarter project is a Game of Thrones spoiler

A great conversation piece — provided you're current with the series<p>It's not often when a Kickstarter pitch begins with <b>a spoiler alert</b>, but at least Tony Wang gave that courtesy to prospective backers of this Game of Thrones novelty.<p>His idea for the Hodor Tribute Doorstop easily hit its $5,000 …

What Started the Viking Age? Why Did They Strike? | C.J. Adrien

Author of Viking Historical Fiction | International Speaker | C.J. Adrien

C.J. ADRIEN<p>Bestselling Author of Viking Historical Fiction Novels<p>EXPLORE<p><i>Adrien’s novel is a well thought out, deeply researched narrative that</i> …

Books

Three Vikings Who Were More Interesting Than Ragnar Lothbrok

The 5 best new 3D tools for April

This time of year can often be a quiet one for those of us working in 3D art and visual effects, with developers gearing up for the events season and …

10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings