Karen O'Donoghue

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What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

Steve King wants to save the Constitution from gay marriage — by ignoring the Constitution

Iowa Republican seeks to prevent judges from doing their constitutional duty — ruling on conflicts between states<p>Iowa Representative Steve King (R) wants to prevent judges from ever changing the Constitution, and to do so is proposing a bill to effectively remove Article III from the Constitution, …

U.S. Federal Courts

Interview: John Spies' Magnificent Photos Reveal the Hidden Wonders of Underground Caves

With more than 30 years of experience as a cave explorer and guide under his belt, Australian photographer John Spies is an expert at navigating the incredible formations and winding passages of underground sites never before seen by man. Camera in hand, the adventurer has journeyed into the depths …

Vietnam

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

Survival Friday: How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener

Have you ever been stuck somewhere with canned food but no can opener? Or perhaps you were prepared but your cheapie can opener broke? Now really, …

“Bark”: Lorrie Moore’s polarized America

In Moore’s first collection in 16 years, it’s not just people who are damaged — it’s our country<p>Here are themes and motifs that come up repeatedly in "Bark," Lorrie Moore's fourth collection of stories: a wedding ring stuck on a character's finger after the end of the marriage; the specific taste …

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Colorful Watercolor Paintings of Radiant Trees in Nature

Ukraine-based artist Anna Armona creates colorful water paintings of various natural landscapes throughout the seasons. Her collection of diverse, one-of-a-kind paintings capture both the beauty and magic of earthy settings. Whether she is depicting the barren trees in the depths of a forest or …

Art

Queer times: Richard II in the poems and chronicles of late

<b>Queer times: Richard II in the poems and chronicles of late fourteenth-century England</b><p>Sylvia Federico<p><i>Medium Ævum: Vol. 79 Issue 1 (2010)</i><p><b>Abstract</b><p><i>The</i> …

'Superbikes' the Bicycle of the Future?

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

The Last Clog Maker in England

Jeremy usually uses young, 20-30 year old, Welsh sycamore trees cut green with traditional swivel knives (see video below) out of a split trunk. This …

Woodworking

Star

Exclusive Sega Genesis Alien 3 Xenomorph Funko Pop Hands-On<p>Funko 20 hours ago<p>Funko<p>'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Gamora Figure Unveiled by Hot …

Comics

Newegg on trial: Mystery company TQP rewrites the history of encryption

Once-secret details of a mass-lawsuit operation are revealed in Texas courtroom.<p>MARSHALL,TX—The story of Michael Jones, his mysterious invention, and …

The Viking Slave Trade

<b>The Viking Slave Trade</b><p>By Clare Downham<p><i>History Ireland</i>,Vol. 17:3 (May/June 2009)<p>Introduction: The popularity of the ‘Sea Stallion of Glendalough’ as a …

A Re-assessment of the Use of Building Accounts for the Study of Medieval Urban Houses

<b>A Re-assessment of the Use of Building Accounts for the Study of Medieval Urban Houses</b><p>By Jayne Rimmer<p>Paper given at the <i>Second International Congress</i> …

Boning Richard III

<b>Boning Richard III</b><p>By Ari Friedlander<p><i>Upstart: A Journal of English Renaissance Studies</i> (Special Issue: Finding Richard: A Forum Art, Archeology, …

Women in the Viking age : death, life after death and burial customs

Dressed Viking woman at weaving – photo by Peter van der Sluijs<p><b>Women in the Viking age : death, life after death and burial customs</b><p>By Cristina …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Paper Tools Comparison

<b>Paper Tools Comparison</b>

Flower Power

<b>Flower Power</b><p>“My very first drawing on Paper!”

It’s never too late

<b>It’s never too late</b><p>Inspired this morning by <b>walksalittle</b>, a collection of Paper creations by an aspiring artist beginning at the age of 65.

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 18 mins ago CBR Exclusives<p>The latest episode of Arrow turned over a verdict in the trial of Oliver Queen, but there's more to it than meets the eye.<p>…

Comic Books

Mystics, Demoniacs, and the Physiology of Spirit Possession in Medieval Europe

<b>Mystics, Demoniacs, and the Physiology of Spirit Possession in Medieval Europe</b><p>By Nancy Caciola<p><i>Comparative Studies in Society and History</i>, Vol.42 …

The historical basis of Lycanthropism or: where do Werewolves come from?

<b>The historical basis of Lycanthropism or: where do Werewolves come from?</b><p>Martin Wettstein<p><b>Published Online (2003)</b><p><b>Abstract</b><p>Werewolves, Lycanthropes or …

The Werewolf in Medieval Icelandic Literature

<b>The Werewolf in Medieval Icelandic Literature</b><p>By Aðalheiður Guðmundsdóttir<p><i>Journal of English and Germanic Philology</i>, Vol.106:3 (2007)<p>Introduction: …

The Healthy Home Economist