Melinda Ingram

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PAPER CUTTING: Sketching & Cutting Your Piece - Part 2

PAPER CUTTING: Introduction to Paper Cutting with Grace Hart - Part 1

Paper cutting Basics #1 | Intro & Supplies

Origami meets real-world engineering

Twenty five years ago, physicist Robert Lang worked at NASA, where he researched lasers. But in 2001, Lang left his job in order to pursue a passion he's had since childhood: origami. In the origami world, Lang is now a legend, and some of his work has helped pioneer new ways of applying origami …

Engineering

Origami Pocket Knife

Brooklyn-based Bre & Co have presented the Origami Pocket Knife, an EDC item designed with ergonomics in mind. Inspired by origami, the compact and …

How to Make an Origami Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter From One Square Sheet of Paper

Joe of How To Origami has created a fantastic tutorial on how to make an origami <i>Star Wars</i> X-wing starfighter from one square sheet of paper. The full …

Microdosing marijuana: Doctors say it’s the best way to consume pot

<b>FILE-In this Friday, April 22, 2016 file photo, a marijuana bud is seen at a medical marijuana facility in Unity, Maine. Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana are looking to score their first significant electoral victories in eastern U.S. states on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty,</b> …

These 10 mindfulness rules will make your life better

Mindfulness has become a popular health topic and you might be wondering how to do it. There is a lot of information out there, and some of it can be …

Quarantined cats find homes after beating bird flu

It’s the purr-fect ending to a cat-astrophic tale.<p>The first batch of cats quarantined by the city amid a rare bird flu outbreak have finally found a …

Cosplaying warriors, these girls are fighting established norms

During the two hours 23-year-old Sara Khan will spend getting her body painted a subliminal blue on Sunday morning, in that stillness of posture, her …

Plot Makes Perverts of Us All

A good story is a dirty secret that we all share. It's what makes guilty pleasures so pleasurable, but it's also what makes them so guilty. A juicy …

Writing

Grow your own jungle: easy exotic plants

Tropical gardening is all too often associated with expense and poor results. But choose your plants wisely and you can turn your patch into a slice of verdant jungle<p>As a botanist who grew up in tropical Singapore I have always been in love with exotic garden style, but not in the way you might …

Plants

Watch Dutch People Take Drugs In The Name Of Science

Disclaimer: <i>Curiosity</i> doesn't condone the use of illegal substances. Now that that's out of the way... a YouTube channel exists where beautiful Dutch …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Practices That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Live More in the Present Moment

Do you find yourself constantly multi-tasking? Do you ever blame your current situation, mood, or frustration on what might happen or could happen? …

The Truth About Sugar

What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s what the latest science says.<p>What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s …

MMS: A Rogue New ‘Lobotomy’ for Autistic Children

Like the ice-pick ‘cure’ of the ’50s, a new ‘therapy of despair’ has parents seemingly shrugging off FDA warnings in hopes of making their children …

She Almost Killed Charles Manson

Nearly 50 years after testifying against him, Windy Bucklee is telling her story for the first time of meeting the murder mastermind in the years …

LEGO Dimensions Adds Charming LEGO Batman Movie and Knight Rider Expansion Packs

LEGO Dimensions Get LEGO Batman Movie and Knight Rider Expansion Packs<p>Warner Bros announced the release of three new expansion packs for LEGO …

Lego

Lego Dimensions Gets Retro With These 80’s Heroes

There are already a ton of great characters available to play in Lego Dimensions, but the roster is getting ready to expand again. This time, Sloth …

5 Easy Ways To Fit More Into Your Day

Our lives are now apparently busier than they have ever been. Surveys suggest that most of us feel under increasing pressure to fit more into our …

Intermittent Fasting

Our seas have become a plastic graveyard - but can technology turn the tide?

When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.<p>The crew had just one chance to document evidence of the build-up of rubbish on the seabed for her award-winning film <i>A Plastic Ocean</i>, but …

Pupils taught Disney fairy tales promote sexism and domestic violence in online lesson plan

Pupils are being taught that Disney fairy tales promote sexism and domestic violence in a lesson plan circulated among teachers.<p>For centuries, children have grown up with Beauty and the Beast, which tells the story of how a cursed man-beast is transformed into a handsome prince when an evil spell …

It's Scientifically Possible to Boil Water Until It Freezes Solid

Wait, what?<p>If you feel like having one of your fundamental beliefs thrown out the window, try this on for size - under the right conditions, you can …

Oregon's cannabis fair celebrates growing pot industry

SALEM, Ore. — Marijuana leaves of all shapes and sizes lined a competition alcove at the Oregon State Fairgrounds on Saturday. The plants were surrounded by hundreds of booths listing technology, agriculture and business innovations in the cannabis growing industry.<p>"People say we've 'Microsofted' …

200 Mysterious Tarantulas Hatch in Captivity

The UK's Chester Zoo achieves a world's first, successfully breeding the little-studied arachnid.<p>Two-hundred rare and little-understood Montserrat …

Zoology

How Many Squares Are in This Image? The Answer Is Surprisingly Tricky

The Collatz Conjecture is a relatively simple set of math instructions that lead to a puzzling problem. If you run this set of rules on a given …

Rotten Tomatoes

A Bullet Journal Beginning

<b>I'm a tech person, but have a love affair with the world of analog notebooks.</b><p>In fact, I usually cart around three. This is something I have struggled …

Greenland Shark Takes Record As Oldest Vertebrate By Living Up To 400 Years

A new record has been set for the oldest vertebrate, and it’s not a giant tortoise or Bowhead whale. Instead, the record-holder appears to be the …

The Power Of Keeping A Notebook: 5 Reasons To Keep A Journal

What if I told you that by investing as little as a few dollars and committing to a fairly small lifestyle hack, you could increase your productivity …