Michael Springer

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Cate Blanchett's Gorgeous Australian Estate Is Now For Sale

The breathtaking home sits in the country's oldest garden district offering the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living.<p>Australian actress Cate Blanchett is looking to move on from the historic estate in Sydney, Australia, that she shares with her husband Andrew Upton.<p>According to the LA Times, Blanchett …

Real Estate

Jeff Bezos responds to attack on Amazon’s employment practices

Following a New York Times piece on the alleged stifling work conditions at Amazon, a company spokesman forwarded an email to us penned by CEO Jeff Bezos:<p>Dear Amazonians,If you haven’t already, I encourage you to give this (very long) New York Times article a careful …

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

Mental Health

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

Photo source: Bubble<p>For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate …

Body Art

DARPA Space Plane Concepts Get Fresh Funding

An ambitious idea to make space launches cheap and dull<p>Space isn't so much hard as it is expensive. Humans have put objects into space with rockets since Sputnik in 1957, but rockets are still largely a one-off proposition, a powerful single-shot thrust into space that falls away into unsalvagable …

Watch as astronauts soar over an Aurora Borealis in the space station

Space is a remarkable place, and right now, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has the best seat in the house for watching its cosmic wonders unfold. Last night, Kelly posted a brief video to let us join in on his incredible view as he soared over a stunning Aurora Borealis from aboard the International …

Space Exploration