Kelly Jean O. Valigy

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Colorado's pot message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone’s mind — Colorado.<p>Activists on both sides of the pot debate are pointing to the Colorado experiment — what they see as its great …

Laboratory-grown beef: meat without the murder, but would you eat it?

Last summer you unveiled the world's first lab-grown – or "in vitro" hamburger. How did it feel when you had it fried up, and you gave it to the first person to test? What if they had spat it out and said: "Ugh, this is awful"?<p>Well, yes. We'd selected food critics who said they wanted to taste …

Teasing apart the ingredients of a jumble helps scientists to study complex things that change over time or space<p>If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most …

Police: Father was 'sexting' as son was dying in hot car

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Surprising claims came to light during a hearing Thursday for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left in a hot car, a man prosecutors sought to portray as an unfaithful husband who wanted a child-free life.<p>Among the most shocking allegations: Justin Ross Harris …

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French schoolteacher stabbed to death by pupil's mother

A female teacher has been stabbed to death in front of her pupils at a primary school in the southern French town of Albi by a student's mother, who was immediately detained.<p>"This morning, a mother showed up with a knife and stabbed a 34-year-old teacher in front of her students, for reasons that …

Big-screen TVs give way to supersize-screen TVs

<b>New York</b> --<p>Supersize isn't just for french fries.<p>Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think 65 inches and up.<p>People are snagging big screens - pushing sales of them up 50 percent in the past year while overall TV sales have faltered. As …

Dad Uses Special Effects to Turn His Son into a Superhero

The title of “Coolest Dad of the Year” might just go to Daniel Hashimoto for his epic home videos of his 3-year-old son, James. Hashimoto, an After Effects artist for DreamWorks Animation, adds spectacular special effects to short videos of his son's playtime, turning everyday scenes of visiting …

Miniature Star Wars Adventures By Zahir Batin

The epic and unforgettable cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars left countless fans in its wake who were inspired to interpret that universe in …

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Electric Stimulation To Spine Gets Paralyzed Patients Moving Again

Four men who had been paralyzed for two years or more were able to move their legs, knees, ankles and toes.<p>After you've injured your spinal cord, getting a "motor complete" diagnosis means you're unable to move your legs—or anything on your body, below the injury—under your own volition. Stay …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Pizza Hut Closes After Manager Caught Urinating in Sink

A West Virginia location of <b>Pizza Hut</b> has been temporarily closed by the local health department after surveillance footage revealed an employee <b>using its kitchen sink as a urinal</b>. Local CBS affiliate WOWK has the video, which shows the Pizza Hut <b>district manager</b> urinating in a sink that's also used …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

February 2013

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …