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The Shoemaker is a Beautiful Short Film About a 91 Year Old Brooklyn Cobbler

Creative Dustin Cohen recently did a short documentary piece on a 91 year old cobbler that lives in Bensonhurt, Brooklyn. His name is Frank …

Study shows pain really is all in your head, and you can see it

Researchers say they’ve figured out an objective way to measure pain -- by imaging the brain’s response, in real time.<p>They used a type of brain scanner called functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, to take pictures of people’s responses to pain. And they documented that a morphine-based …

The rise of the Albanian Alps

Former Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha’s final heart attack and the eventual collapse of Communism hailed the beginning of the end of Albania’s …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

11 Ridiculously Good Overhead Kicks

There are plenty of ways to score goals in football, but the degree of difficulty in overhead kicks make them special each and every time.<p>The rarity of these goals makes it all the more magical, though, as always, some are better than others.<p>The most recent goal to fall into this category is Zlatan …

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Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>After a total renovation, a historic home becomes a modern masterpiece while keeping its charm intact.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains …

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N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

Pint-sized Supernova Revealed

Changing Planet<p>It seems that like your favorite latte at the local coffee shop, the most violent star explosions in the universe come in small sizes too. Astronomers this week announced they have found a new miniature version of a supernova they are calling Type Iax. Up until now, supernovae were …