Kathleen Cheney

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Mark Sanford Asks For People To Call Personal Cell Phone Number, Flood Of Democrats Oblige

Over the weekend, GOP congressional candidate Mark Sanford gave voters his personal cell phone number and asked them to call him in a full-page ad in a South Carolina newspaper.<p>Democrats have been obliging his request en masse over the past few days, Columbia Patch reported on Thursday. Not all of …

Republicans: The Boston Marathon Bombing Was the President's Fault! Impeach!

I'm old enough to remember when country singer Natalie Maines said, "We're ashamed that the president of the United States is from Texas." She wasn't broadcasting a political demand for impeachment or a half-baked conspiracy theory, and it wasn't delivered to anyone outside of the auditorium -- no …

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Fundraising Strong Before South Carolina Special Election

WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Colbert Busch raised $874,065 over the past two months in preparation for her special election matchup against former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, according to a report filed on Thursday. Colbert Busch, a Democrat, is running against Sanford, a Republican, in a special …

My Pet Goat : The George W. Bush Presidential Library

At first glance, a George W. Bush Presidential Library might seem like an oxymoron -- think, the Sarah H. Palin Institute for International Studies.<p>It was Katie Couric's question in the 2008 campaign, strolling with Palin on the sidewalk in front of the United Nations building while it happened to …

Palin Denied Costs in 'Lemonade Lawsuit'

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Sarah Palin, denying her request to be compensated for more than $22,000 in attorney fees she spent in a case against her that was dismissed last year. Juneau activist Chip Thoma had filed suit against Palin for acting to silence him from complaining about …

After Boston Bombings: 3 Reasons Why Cross-Cultural Exchanges Are More Important Than Ever

When authorities were searching for suspects after the Boston Bombings, I was really hoping that they wouldn't turn out to be Muslims. As an Indian-American Hindu, in the years since 9/11 I have been repeatedly racially profiled and questioned while travelling. Now that the suspects have been …

LED streetlamp aims to improve public's view of stars

<b>Researchers believe they have come up with a new type of LED-powered streetlamp that could radically reduce light pollution.</b><p>Current designs "leak" large amounts of light in unwanted directions, obscuring views of the stars, wasting energy and making it harder for drivers to see.<p>The team, based in …

Gardeners urged to let ivy flourish to save bees

Growing ivy in gardens may help to prevent the decline of honey bees, according to new research.<p>It is often seen as a pest that overwhelms flower beds, strangles trees and damages buildings, but there may now be a reason for gardeners to love ivy.<p>Scientists have found that the evergreen plant, …

Sleep loss can damage male fertility

Men who get too little sleep may be damaging their fertility, according to new research.<p>Scientists found that young men who suffered disturbed sleep had sperm counts that were more than a quarter lower than those who slept more.<p>Those who suffered disturbed sleep with less than six hours a night …

Wave hand. Turn any surface into a touchscreen

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON (US) —</b> New technology makes it possible to create touch-based interfaces almost at will, with just the swipe of your hand.<p>The system …

Carnegie Mellon University

We're Losing The Battle Against Wild Pigs

From Berlin to Mississippi, feral pigs are proving to be one of the most efficient and dangerous invasive species ever known. Smart, industrious, voracious and omnivorous eaters, they reproduce quickly and destroy everything in their path. Modern Farmer has a lovely feature up on the menace--and …

One to Watch: Matthew Waldman's Upcycled Vessel Gives New Meaning to 'Coffee Pot'

Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying that Nooka has pioneered a design language unto itself. Founder Matthew Waldman and his team have …

Coffee

Bottom Feeders: Ceramic Objects Encrusted with Marine Life by Mary O’Malley | Colossal

<p>As if lifted from the wreckage of the Titanic, ceramic artist Mary O’Malley creates sculptural porcelain teapots, cups, and vases adorned with …

The Rise of the 'Designeur': IDSA Western District Conference Recap

<i>Reporting & photo by Lisa Krohn</i><p>Remember the days when all you needed to be a crack industrial designer was a knack for drawing, rendering and model …

Entrepreneurship

Magnificent Staircase is Also a Slide, Bookcase + Cinema

In most homes, a staircase is a mere utility to get from one level of the building to another. This is all well and good, but isn’t there more that …

Old Horse Stables Become a Modern Home with Character

AR Design Studio took a historic, unused, and dilapidated stable in Headbourne Worthy, UK, and renovated it into a modern and minimalist …

Articles about more natural life on Dwell.com - Dwell

Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...<p>Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.<p>A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a …

Marshmallow Laser Feast Makes a Forest of Lasers - The Fox Is Black

Earlier this week, Bobby mentioned that he’s been on a recent “neon and lasers kick.” I thought “Oh yeah, lasers are awesome!” and then I came across …

Self-Assembling Furniture That Could Make Ikea Obsolete

Developed from space antenna technology, this amazing pop-up foam furniture could make the Ikea Allen wrench a thing of the distant past. Good riddance.<p>I want you to imagine a scene. You come home with a bundle of squished white fabric. You plug it into the wall like a heating blanket. And within …

Furniture

A Different Kind of 3D-Printed Music, by Rickard Dahlstrand

Earlier this year, we had took a look (and listen) at Amanda Ghassaei's 3D-printed 33's. I suppose it's no coincidence that the muffled but …

Hackathons

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Stunning Video: 3 Years Of The Sun In 3 Minutes

We all deserve a break from the past week's news. This NASA video could be just the right thing.<p>According to the space agency, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) "captures a shot of the sun every 12 seconds in 10 different wavelengths." The video features images from the past three years, "at …

Darkly Surreal Paintings by Lisa Adams

Artist Lisa Adams creates surreal paintings that express her worldview with richly detailed, foreboding imagery and allegorical symbolism. The …

Art

Cool Stuff: Mike Mitchell's Movie Character Portraits at the Mondo Gallery – /Film

Is your pop culture art collection cluttered with too many huge movie posters? Do you have a full stack of 27 x 40 inch paper laying around and not …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

U.S. Government's Never-Ending Quest to Design the Most Difficult-to-Manufacture Object

How can you ensure your product design never gets knocked off? By manufacturing it with proprietary production methods and materials no one else has …

Imaging