Leticia Monteiro

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Black History Month: 5 to Follow on Flipboard

Buzzfeed’s Saeed Jones is right: this February has “been one hell of a Black History Month.” In the last few weeks African-American issues have come to the fore like never before, thanks in no small part to some of our favorite musicians. We danced along to Beyoncé’s empowering Super Bowl show, …

Barbie's Dreamhouse is now a full-on smart home, complete with Wi-Fi

We're still a few years away from the average person embracing a fully-connected smart home, but Barbie is an early adopter. Mattel unveiled at the …

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Infinite Sunset Is A Beautiful Instagram Hack For Sunsetholics

It’s true, I’m addicted to sunsets. At this point, my entire Instagram account is just a collection of sunsets. But it looks like I’m not the only one. Infinite Sunset is a neat little Instagram hack that pulls sunset pictures from Instagram to put together an ever-changing, infinite sunset.<p>Behind …

Middle Schoolers Made an App That Aims To Prevent Concussions

If only the NFL were so proactive.<p>Head-injury activism has trickled down. Way down.<p><i>The Daily Dot</i> reports that a group of Florida middle schoolers have created a device that's intended to detect head impact and track concussion triggers. The system works through sensors placed in the helmet, which …

Apple takes a confident step into fashion with its first Met Gala

In the era of laser cutting and 3D-printing, this year’s Met Gala fashion mega-event aims to definitively interrogate the divide between man and technology in fashion. Titled "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology," the annual event, according to Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton, …

Your Brain Actually Works Better in Winter, According to Science

Science offers some consolation despite the terrible weather - winter actually does your brain and mood no harm.<p>February is basically no one's favorite month. By now, most of us are well and truly sick of winter, yet winter is far from done, continuing to torture us with nose-freezing temperatures …

The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

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9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

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10 Beauty Trends That Blew Up at New York Fashion Shows This Weekend