Abigail Kate Stewardson

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A Beautiful Thing: The Human Trachea Blown in Glass

Wade Martindale, the senior craftsman at Farlow's Scientific Glassblowing, created this astounding, anatomically correct representation of our airway.<p>(Photo by Jason Madara)<p><b>Company:</b><p>Farlow's Scientific Glassblowing<p><b>Craftsman:</b><p>Wade Martindale<p><b>Location:</b><p>Grass Valley, California<p><b>The object here is a trachea</b> …

Glass Art

Why Vaccines Still Matter

0<p>SHARES<p>"Vaccination is the most effective medical intervention ever introduced and, together with clean water and sanitation, it has eliminated a …

last workshop of the day is for calligraphy beginners with @laurenessl! bright table setting.

Indian Girl, 13, Becomes the Youngest Person to Climb Mount Everest

A 13-year-old Indian girl, raised in poverty as the daughter of farm workers, has become the youngest person to reach Mount Everest’s summit.<p>Malavath …

The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

In a society that demands sons at almost any cost, some families are cutting their daughters’ hair short and giving them male names.<p>Mehran, age 6, first arrived at her kindergarten in Kabul as Mahnoush, in pigtails and a pistachio dress. When school shut down for a break, Mahnoush left and never …

Beach Crowds Are Beautiful From 5,000 Feet In The Air

Going to the beach this Labor Day weekend? You could become part of a work of art.<p>This Labor Day Weekend, thousands of Americans will begin one final migration to the local beach, in what will doubtless be their last chance to enjoy some sun and surf before a gray half-year of winter sets in.<p>On …

Air Canada

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

19 Unapologetic One-Liners From Joan Rivers

“We don’t apologize for a joke. We are comics. We are here to make you laugh. If you don’t get it, then don’t watch us.”<p>Joan Rivers was not a …

This is how you visualize the value of a college science degree

Higher education is a big sacrifice. At the cost of four to 10 years of slurping ramen noodles in a tin can of an apartment, colleges promise a big future paycheck that will make degreeless peers wild with envy. Simply telling graduates that college eventually pays off doesn’t do justice to the …

3D Printed Hands Just Got Better Thanks To These DIY Wolverine Claws

What could be better than giving disabled kids a new pair of hands? How about slapping a set of claws on those hands!<p>Aaron Brown, a maker and volunteer for the group Enabling The Future, has been building 3D printed prosthetic hands for kids who are missing fingers. These hands are given away for …

10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes for less than $10

The countdown is on: Halloween is one week away and I’m sure I’m not the only one who still needs to come up with a costume! Here are 10 great ideas …

Free Fun: Make a LEGO Minifigure Family Portrait

This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine.<p>Anyone else a huge LEGO fan? My three boys love LEGO bricks, and I have to admit, even I …

Tutorial: Dinosaur Photo Frame Craft

Take these elephant and dinosaur toys from the dollar store and use them to make some fun photo holders to display on your desk, shelf or playroom. …

Make Monster Tissue Holders

• Sewing pattern, free<br>• Fabric, on hand or $1<br>• Buttons, on hand or $1 and up<br>• Ric rac trim, on hand or $1 and up<br>• Sewing machine/needle and thread, on …

Make Giant Kraft Paper Flowers

• Kraft paper, on hand or $1<br>• Cardboard, on hand<br>• Colored paper, on hand or $1<br>• Sticks, on hand<br>• Paint, on hand or $1 and up<br>• Hot glue, on hand

How To Keep A Clean House - 20 Minutes A Day

When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance …

This Company Wants To Tattoo The Full Text Of "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" On 2,500 People

Litographs is on a mission to create the world's longest (temporary) tattoo chain.

Wireless monitor 'relieves pressure' on nursing staff

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1094000/1094890_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524652463_564c82a2f2aded2be9609b266f136c85<p><b>The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.</b><p>Placed on the chest, it wirelessly transmits data on heart rate, …

Do Laundry While You Run

We usually don't encourage multitasking while running, but a treadmill that lets you wash clothes while you work out might change that.<p>Si Hyeing Ryu, a student designer in South Korea, created the Wheel treadmill design concept for the Electrolux Design Lab 2014 design competition. The washing …

14 Quotes About Kicking Butt and Taking Names from the Best Characters on TV

Because these Emmy-nominated women definitely know how to run things like a boss<p>When Emmy nominations were announced last week, it became clear that badass women ruled primetime in 2014. Here are some of our favorite no-holds-barred, take-no-prisoners moments from women nominated for awards (OK, …

You Have to See Total Strangers Undress Each Other and Get Into Bed

It’s strangely adorable and we can't stop watching.<p>Undressing someone you're really into (and being undressed by them) is super hot, but what is it like if you've literally <i>just</i> met? Surprisingly, it's still pretty hot. To celebrate the season two premiere of Showtime's <i>Masters of Sex</i>, director Tatia …

Superhot

It Starts with Her Rights - United Nations Foundation

Adolescent girls have the power to transform their families, communities, and our world. But in order to do so, they need the education, tools, and …

United Nations

An Artist Took Disney Characters and Put Them Into Real Life Situations

Disney movies hold a special place in many of our hearts.<p>They've lifted our spirits when we were down, occupied our time when we were bored and …

Alice In Wonderland

You've Never Seen Your Favorite Disney Princesses Quite Like This

For a lot of children, the world of Disney is so appealing because of the beautiful and idyllic life of the princesses, the chivalrousness of the …

Domestic Violence

A Startling New Campaign Is Using Disney Princesses to Tackle a Serious Problem

Disney Princesses never looked quite like this.<p>A controversial new awareness campaign called "The Princest Diaries" is hoping to use the famous fairy …

Posters

Act Now for Women and Girls

7 Positive Phrases We Should be Teaching America's Boys About Masculinity

"Watch me man up like nobody else; I'm gonna man up all over myself."<p>That line, from the song "Man Up" in hit Broadway musical <i>The Book of Mormon,</i> is …

Bill Murray

Malala Day - July 14, 2014 - #StrongerThan