Giselle Kylynn

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“In 1845, [eventual sewing machine inventor] Elias Howe was desperately trying to work through technical problems with his invention, but…

“In 1845, [eventual sewing machine inventor] Elias Howe was desperately trying to work through technical problems with his invention, but he kept running into an infuriating brick wall when it came to the design of the needle. Well, according to members of his family, it finally all came to him in the course of a ludicrously violent and somewhat racist nightmare…” <b>#CrackedClassic</b>

Fabien Cousteau Leads "Aquanauts" in Record-Breaking Undersea Expedition

Timed for 50 years after a historic Jacques Cousteau effort, Mission 31 advances ocean science and exploration.<p>Fabien Cousteau is leading a team of scientists, educators, and filmmakers this month on the longest-ever expedition in a stationary habitat beneath the sea. The project, called Mission …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

5 Sky Events This Week: Goddess of Love and Distant Giants

Changing Planet<p>These spacecraft views of the planet Venus show both a visible light image of the eternally cloud-covered world and a radar image (foreground) of the exposed planetary surface. Credit: NASA<p><b>A legendary symbol of beauty adds romance to the early morning skies this week, appearing along</b> …

Top Ten Hiking Tips From the Woman Who Hiked the AT Faster Than Anyone

<i>Jennifer Pharr Davis holds the speed record on the Appalachian Trail, a feat which made her an Adventurer of the Year. See our featured hikes.</i><p>Here’s how to be smart, feel safe, and get the most out of your hike.<p><b>1. Test drive your backpack and shoes.</b><br>The two pieces of gear that can make you the most …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

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14 Packing Hacks To Make Your Next Move As Painless As Possible

That's because April, May, and June are the highest traffic months of the year for moving thanks to mild weather and college kids finishing school and finding post-grad housing.<p>If you're one of the countless people getting new digs this season, these 14 tips will make packing and unpacking less …

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11 Creative Ways To Make A Million Dollars

Inspired by their stories, we found 11 unusual ways to make a relatively quick million online.<p>Sell 477,000 apps in the App Store or 714,000 self-published books on the Kindle. Either could be the path to riches.

Spelling Bee Cochampion Sriram Hathwar Had The Perfect Response To Sharing The Trophy

For the first time since 1962, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie on Thursday night. The bee only ends in a tie when the final two contestants continue to spell correctly until the pronouncer runs out of available words.<p>Both Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe are this year's champions and …

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I'M A CHEF! NOT RELEASED AGAIN!!

Shipping Info<p>Orders are printed and shipped when the time expires or earlier.<p>You can expect your package to arrive 5 business days after the product …

Man Sets New Record For Most Expensive Starbucks Drink Order Ever

A guy named Andrew had a Starbucks Gold card (which gets you a free drink of your choice after you buy 12) and a single goal: to beat the previous world record for the most expensive Starbucks drink ever.<p>As anyone who has accomplished anything in life will tell you, thorough prep is key to …

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This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

DID YOU KNOW: M. Night Shyamalan made a movie based on a true story, accidentally

DID YOU KNOW: M. Night Shyamalan made a movie based on a true story, accidentally.<p><b>#5. An Entire Family Has Bones Stronger Than Granite</b><p>Remember that movie <i>Unbreakable</i>, the true secret origin story of Bruce Willis, who discovered he couldn’t be harmed after surviving a train wreck? As it turns out, the idea of a guy going his entire life without noticing that nothing can hurt him isn’t all that farfetched. In fact, it happened for real back in 1994. A guy known to the public only as John (he’s …

Adventure Science in Antarctica

Changing Planet<p><i>Lisa White started alpine climbing five years ago when a friend asked her to climb Mt. Rainier in her home state of Washington. The ability to experience part of the mountain where few people reach and the sense of accomplishment drew Lisa to mountaineering. Soon she and her husband</i> …

25 Movie Heroes You Didn’t Know Were Breaking the Law

Still one of our best shirt designs, and still available in most every size. #Bane #Darth

Still one of our best shirt designs, and still available in most every size. #Bane #Darth

Teen Abandoned in a Graveyard as a Baby, Her Umbilical Cord Still Attached, Gets Surprise of a Lifetime at Her HS Graduation

After authorities got the anonymous 911 call, police and firefighters fanned out quickly to try locating an infant abandoned under a pine tree in a graveyard.<p>They looked and looked around Mt. Hope Cemetery in Champaign, Illinois on that chilly morning and couldn’t find the baby.<p>Image source: WFIE-TV<p>…

DIY Upcycled Leggings

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DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

He Thanks God First and Then Makes His Mom Cry — Don’t Miss Kevin Durant’s Amazing, Humble NBA MVP Acceptance Speech

On Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant was named NBA MVP for the 2013-2014 season. But it’s his incredible acceptance speech at the ceremony in Edmond, Oklahoma, that is getting all the attention.<p>The first thing he did was thank God for “changing my life” and revealing to him what …

Travel Tips From Nat Geo Staffers

Becoming a travel pro takes time<b>—</b>and lots of trial and error<b>—</b>but it’s not cheating to learn from the experiences of others. The folks at Nat Geo Travel know that as much as anyone. And while we have a lot of road miles under our belts, we’re students of the world, too.<p>Here’s what we’ve learned so …

What It Takes to Climb and Ski 100K Vertical in a Month

<i>See our favorite classic, emerging, and secret ski towns.</i><p>On March 1, the very first day of 38-year-old ski mountaineer Greg Hill’s own version March Madness—to climb and ski 100,000 vertical meters (300,000+ feet) in just 31 days—he took his two kids, ages 7 and 8, to their first summit on British …

We asked a professional wildland firefighter what it’s like, and got a Fahrenheit 451 vibe

We asked a professional wildland firefighter what it’s like, and got a <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> vibe.<p><b>#5. You Literally Fight Fire With Fire</b><p>Water does not put out a wildfire. That’s one of the first lessons the Bureau of Land Management taught us. Wildfires aren’t like the house fires you encounter when your perpetually stoned roommate tries to microwave a Pop-Tart still in the foil wrapper. Those fires are measured in feet and yards. Wildfires are measured in tens of acres. There’s not enough water in …

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