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Camping Doughnut, Collapsible Tubular Structures Designed to Replace Traditional Tents

The Camping Doughnut is a design concept created by Sungha Lim, Hyunmook Lim, and Han Kim that replaces the traditional tent with a collapsible, …

Western Fairy Tales Envisioned in Korean Illustration Style by Nayoung Wooh

What would the classic fairy tales such as <i>Snow White</i> and <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> look like if they weren’t conceived in the Western hemisphere? South Korean illustrator Nayoung Wooh shows us, by giving iconic characters complete makeovers and drawing them in the “manhwa” style. The beautiful, soft …

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NASA gets budget hike in spending bill passed by Congress

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States

Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States.<p>There are only a handful of political speeches that have such historic impact. …

IPTL may have just struck upon an audacious formula as it takes tennis to newer audiences

Roger Federer (left) and Sania Mirza during their mixed doubles match of the IPTL league in delhi.<p>It was a rally that lasted 16 shots. Each laden …

Lost Painting Discovered by Art Historian While Watching Stuart Little

The painting goes up for auction on Dec. 13.<p>An art historian’s work is never done.<p><b>Gergely Barki</b>, who works as a researcher at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest, was spending Christmas 2009 at home on the couch with his young daughter. They were watching <i>Stuart Little</i> when he noticed …

Lush Floating Park Plans Unveiled for New York's Waterfront

The Hudson River Park Trust has announced a project to install a lush public green space hovering over the Hudson river off of New York's Lower West Side. Known as <i>Pier 55</i>, the space's platform would sit on top of the deteriorated Pier 54 supported by a forest of 300 blossoming pillars of varying …

From Army to Congress, a tough mission

Her training as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. military taught Tammy Duckworth to speak up when a foolish order jeopardized a mission. So when a superior officer on an Army National Guard Drill Weekend demanded that she fly him home through a rampaging storm, Duckworth drew the line.<p>“No sir, we’re …

Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you're looking for something that's more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

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Childhood reading and broadsheet newspapers are best for boosting vocabulary

Children who read for pleasure at the age of 10 had far higher vocabulary scores by the age of 42, a study has shown<p>Marcel Proust claimed that there are ‘no days of our childhood lived so fully as those spent with a favourite book.’<p>But a new study suggests that children who read for pleasure carry …

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