Lynda Poole

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Star Wars Characters Reimagined as Ancient Greek Statues

Artist Travis Durden (a pseudonym to preserve his real identity) excels at combining classic Greek sculptures with modern-day pop culture. To succeed at this endeavor, the artist first visited Paris's Louvre Museum and took pictures of the featured statues. Using digital technology, he then …

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11 Star Wars-Themed Kitchen Tools Every Fan Needs in Their Life Right Now

Flexible Spatulas<p>Add a little fun to your cookware drawer.<p><b>Buy It!</b> Star Wars Flexible Spatulas, $50 for set of 3; williams-sonoma.com<p>Pop Mold<p>Pour …

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This Star Wars Wedding Cake Levitates, Thanks to the Power of the Force

It must be magic, but the top layer of this cake from baker Christine Jensen actually floats.<p>As a wedding cake and sculptural cake designer, Jensen …

Toddler Sings the Star Wars Imperial March All Alone in Her Crib

Just about everybody is getting pumped for the upcoming release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. That includes toddlers.<p>Jonathan Liu recently watched</i> …

17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

Apothecary Chests, Jars And Cabinets: Decorating Ideas, Inspirations

King Lear, in Shakespeare’s famous play says “<i>Give me an ounce of civet, good apothecary, to sweeten my imagination.</i>” Yet the word ‘apothecary’ means …

40 Cozy Chalet Kitchen Designs To Get Inspired

Chalets are wonderful and many of us dream of having such a holiday home – or maybe just live there all the time. Those fantastic wooden and stone …

Wave to Flush: Touchless Toilet Kit for Increased Bathroom Hygiene [Video]

<b>KOHLER Touchless Toilet Flush Kit</b> is an accessible toilet upgrade for modern home owners in search of increased bathroom hygiene. The DIY retrofit …

Star clusters form from outside in, not inside out, study says

Astronomers studied two clusters where sun-like stars are still forming. Both clusters had older stars on their outskirts than toward their …

Unlike plants, algae see a rainbow of colors

Phytochromes are the eyes of a plant. They allow them to detect changes in the color, intensity, and quality of light so that plants can react and …

This is cool! Watch a realistic virtual universe unfold

If astronomers had used an average desktop computer to run the new Illustris simulation, the calculations would have taken more than 2,000 years to …

Scientists invent new letters for the alphabet of life

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have taken the first steps toward writing the blueprint of life in an alphabet unknown to nature, they reported online in the journal Nature.<p>A DNA double helix is seen in an undated artist's illustration released by the National Human Genome Research Institute to …

Mad Science: How to Build a Gamma-Ray Laser with Antimatter

Building gamma-ray lasers powered by an exotic hybrid of matter and antimatter may sound like science fiction, but scientists are now a step closer …

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Fighting squid reveal an evolutionary purpose of pain

Pain may be unpleasant, but it’s also important. It keeps us from continuing to do things that damage our bodies. In fact, people who are born without normal pain sensitivity often harm themselves unwittingly.<p>But when you grab a hot coffee cup and burn your hand only slightly, it can sting for …

Out of This World! Virtual Universe Looks Like the Real Thing

A team of astronomers has created the most realistic simulation of our universe ever made — a 14-billion-year history that took months of work by supercomputers to render.<p>Observing the universe directly is great, but sometimes an object or event is too far away, or happened too long ago (which …

Report shows 'egregious' religious freedom violations in Syria

Washington D.C., May 6, 2014 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. government should designate Syria as a “country of particular concern” due to …

CATable is the Table with a Spot for your Kitty

Cats kinda do what they want, when they want. By “kinda” we mean always. And that usually involves climbing on top your table at the most inopportune …

Lincoln's Portrait Made of Pennies DIY Kit

You can make this lovely historical portrait of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, entirely out of pennies with the Abraham Lincoln Penny Portrait …

Game of Risk Carved Into a Coffee Table

Very strategic this table is. Some guy’s awesome Dad carved a Risk board right into their coffee table. Adopt me please! I won’t just sit in …

Automatic Cordless Tire Inflator

Inflate your tires quickly and easily anywhere you might need it with the Automatic Cordless Tire Inflator. The drill-like inflator has a lithium-ion …

Chewbacca Lunch Bag

What do you want for lunch today, something crunch or sweet? How about something….chewy? No matter what you eat, it will be protected Wookiee style …

Cutting Board That's Also a Scale

This is one of the smartest cutting boards we’ve seen because it’s also a digital scale. The GKILO is a regular wooden cutting board with a few …

Tardis Tote Bag

I’m really digging the style of this Doctor Who Tardis Tote Bag. Sure it’s “just a tote bag” and it seems like every business is giving out …

Emoji Pillows

Express yourself…with your home decor. These really cool Emoji Throw Pillows take your favorite emoji (or as they’re more commonly known- smiley’s) …

Lego Style Bricks Speaker

Lego fans everywhere will love this Lego-like Bricks Speaker. The speaker uses NFA (Near Field Audio) to automatically amplify the sound of any …

Star Wars Creature Pancakes

May the 4th be with you. Believe it or not this isn’t the first time we’ve covered Star Wars pancakes. Two different times makes it a thing now, …

SanDisk 128GB microSD Card

SanDisk managed to cram a whopping 128GB of storage in its newest microSD card, way more than the capacity of most smartphones, tablets or digital …

TravelCard Charger

A credit card-sized mobile device charger. At just 0.19″ thick and weighing only 2oz., you can easily keep the TravelCard in your wallet. It has a …