Melissa E Koerner

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A Glimpse At What You Might Look Like In 20 Years

I'm 32 and trust me, that time feels like its gone very fast indeed - in fact my entire 20's are something of a blur. With that in mind, I can safely …

A Glowing Bluetooth Speaker Shaped Like the Death Star from ‘Star Wars’

Think Geek is offering a Bluetooth speaker for smartphones designed to look like the planet-destroying Death Star from the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise that …

Diane Ackerman on What Working at a Suicide Prevention Hotline Taught Her About the Human Spirit

<i>“How are we so optimistic, so careful not to trip and yet do trip, and then get up and say OK?”</i> Maira Kalman pondered in her visual philosophy. Such is the magnificent resilience of the human spirit. Our culture is haunted by the unholy ghost of suicide; those who succumb to it are mercilessly …

Anne Lamott on Grief, Grace, and Gratitude

<i>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her magnificent meditation on the subject. But oftentimes, grief doesn’t exactly <i>come</i> — not with the single-mindedness and unity of action the word implies. Rather, it creeps up — through the backdoor of the psyche, …

Hooray! The world's first Kit Kat store opens in Tokyo

Looks like we’ve got a new destination to add to our bucket list. A Kit Kat store - the world’s only Kit Kat store - just opened in Tokyo, and by the …

Wolverine: The Musical by Glove and Boots

“<i>I smoke cigars and drink without a care…</i>”<p>Wolverine, in muscular puppet form, made a special guest appearance on a recent episode of Glove and Boots …

10 of Our Favorite TV Shows Home & Apartment Floor Plans

Spanish artist and interior designer Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde draws these famous house and apartment floor plans as a hobby, giving the TV viewer a …

Macbook Wood Keyboard from RAWBKNY

As much as I love technology in all its shiny, metallic glory, I will forever be enamored with the natural aesthetic that wood brings. Luckily …

What makes red squirrels the greatest warriors in Squeaktown

The Scandalous History and Strange Physics of Donuts

Physics

Watch the brutal weapon invented on last night's Da Vinci's Demons

All of Star Wars: Episode IV retold in a one-minute animation

Star Wars

A Recent Look at the Remains of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

Mitch of Imagineeringdisney.com recently visited the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, a New York City public park where two past World’s Fairs have been …

Space News of the Day: Three Exoplanets May Be Life-Sustainable

After four years circling space looking for new planets, the Kepler spacecraft has identified three planets that look like they could possibly sustain life. The first two, known as Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f (shown above, top and middle), are approximately 1,200 light-years away and have estimated temperatures of -3 degrees C (26.6 F) and -65 degrees C (-85 F) respectively. The third planet, Kepler-69c (shown above, bottom) boasts a summer day-like temperature of 27 degrees C (80.6 F). Some …