Jennie Lee H

21 Flips | 8 Magazines | 1 Like | 24 Following | 3 Followers | @dalyaabiyah | Keep up with Jennie Lee H on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jennie Lee H”

Halloween: Witches, old rites and modern fun

Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity<p>Halloween is widely known as an American holiday. Trick or treating, pumpkins, witches, and Halloween parties are all newcomers to the British calendar and compete for attention with the resolutely British Guy Fawkes Night.<p>But in actual fact, …

Decorations

10 dangerous things in Victorian/Edwardian homes

<b>The late Victorians and the Edwardians lived through a domestic revolution. Theirs was a bold and exciting age of innovation, groundbreaking discoveries and dramatic scientific changes, many of which altered life at home in profound ways - including some that were terrible and unforeseen, writes</b> …

Victorian Era

Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

<b>The British Museum's 2013 show of artefacts from the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried in ash during an explosive eruption of Mount Vesuvius, was a sell-out. But could even greater treasures - including lost works of classical literature - still lie underground?</b><p>For centuries scholars …

Move Over Electric Car, Auto Companies To Make Hydrogen Vehicles

Toyota, Honda and Hyundai have announced that they plan to build hydrogen-powered cars in the next few years. But is America ready for automobiles fueled with gaseous hydrogen? Take a test-drive in one and find out.<p><b>Listen · 4:06</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>From …

How did Isaac Asimov eerily predict life in 2014 way back in 1964?

Amidst the torrent of astrological forecasts that typically mark the start of a new year, it's worth looking back to a set of predictions that Isaac Asimov made 50 years ago in The New York Times.<p>Yesterday, the web site BusinessInsider.com posted an article in its technology section that notes the …

Expert Advice: 10 Ways to Live with Less from Zero Waste Home

When Bea Johnson, her husband, Scott, and their two children moved from a large house to a temporary apartment while they were looking for a new home …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

U.S. Army

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

Ariel Sharon's final mission might well have been peace

In truth, Ariel Sharon's journey ended long ago. Eight years have passed, almost to the day, since he was silenced by a stroke that left him lodged in the limbo between life and death. That state of ambiguity was strangely fitting for a figure who, after decades painted as either black or white – …

Closure calls after Palestinian embassy blast

The Czech government is under pressure to close the Palestinian embassy complex in Prague after the discovery of illegal weapons and the death of the Palestinian ambassador in a booby-trap explosion.<p>Petr Hejl, the mayor of Suchdol neighbourhood, said on Friday he has sent a request to Czech …

25 Amazing Things for 2014

Products, materials and services that made us look twice.<p>The world is teeming with incredible stuff. Here, our highly opinionated list of products, materials and services that made us look twice — and that we totally fell for.

Concrete House With Industrial Features on the Beach by BAK Architects

BAK Architects designed this volumetric house with industrial features close the beach of a tranquil seaside village, in Buenos Aires Province, …

Before & After: The Year's Most Dramatic Transformations

We like to reserve for our very last Before & After roundup the projects that really wow you. As in, these 'after' photos will leave you shocked. …

How to Fit the Most Storage Into a Small Bathroom

The bathroom is often one of the most visited rooms in many homes. But it’s almost always one of the smallest rooms, so it can be neglected when it …

The Strange Physics Obscured by the Invisibility Cloak

<b>John Pendry</b> <i>is a physicist at Imperial College London who laid the theoretical foundations for the invisibility cloak and superlenses capable of</i> …

Woah! Why Are You Spelling It That Way?

This past summer, the <i>Today</i> show used its Twitter account to share some news about the birth of an unusually heavy child. Along with a link to its …