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Albert Einstein Reads ‘The Common Language of Science’ (1941)

Here's an extraordinary recording of Albert Einstein from the fall of 1941, reading a full-length essay in English:<p>The essay is called "The Common …

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Style Tips from the Chicest Celebrity Daughters (and Their Moms)

From Blue Ivy and Suri to North and Matilda, these celebrity kiddos have totally inherited their mothers' style smartsand so can you<p>From Blue Ivy and Suri to North and Matilda, these celebrity kiddos have totally inherited their mothers' style smarts–and so can you

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is …

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10 Foods That Are Beautiful on the Inside

10 fruits and vegetables that are prettier when you slice them open, from chioggia beets to watermelon radishes<p>All our lives, we've been hearing the same old sayings: Don't judge a book by its cover. It's what's on the inside that counts. All very true, of course—even when it comes to food. These …

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How to Make the Ultimate Pair of Glitter Shoes

This is the ultimate way to add glitter to your get up. Do we even have to tell you that it’s a must-make for the holidays? We didn’t think so! ;)<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>small paint brush<br>• shoes ( A pair )<br>• Glitter<br>• paper ( a piece )<br>• Glue<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onA Beautiful Mess

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The Gulf Airlines That Spent $100 Billion in 15 Minutes

It was a security consultant’s nightmare and a moment to savor – royalty, airline bosses, planemakers and press hordes wedged into the same …

The 4 Most Irreplaceable Places

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Surreal Portraits from Oleg Oprisco | Colossal

<p>Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco (previously) continues to amaze with his surreal style of conceptual photography that makes use of a muted …