Samantha Easterling

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Turning Dead People Into Materials

Once upon a time, human beings were biodegradable. But with modern-day corpses shot full of embalming chemicals before being sealed inside metal …

Warren Buffett Will Pay $1 Billion to Fan with Perfect March Madness Bracket

What’s a perfect March Madness bracket worth? In Warren Buffett’s mind, about $1 billion.<p>According to Rob Wile of Business Insider, Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, has teamed up with Cleveland Cavaliers owner and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert to offer college basketball fans a shot at …

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CAR conflict: Ex-president 'heads to exile' in Benin

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1043000/1043379_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524667716_99f3a6ebaed848d449926764387106d3<p><b>Former Central African Republic interim President Michel Djotodia has arrived in Benin, where it is thought he will go into exile.</b><p>Mr Djotodia resigned …

This guy discovered that dry cleaning could prevent terrorism in Somalia

Mohamed Ali is a young Somali American with a mission to help youth in Somalia steer clear of extremist groups.<p>Ali was born in Mogadishu, but when he was 10, as Somalia was grappling with a civil war, he and his family left for Canada. They finally settled in the US.<p>Ali attended Ohio State …

Unprecedented Photographs of Real Life in North Korea

North Korea is a nation of which little is known or understood in the rest of the world. Their government’s notorious mistrust of outsiders keeps the …

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …

Vintage Porcelain Dishes Covered in Hordes of Hand-Painted Ants | Colossal

<p>While the standard response to insects crawling across your food or dinner plate is usually nothing less than repulsion, that didn’t stop German …

Content Aware Typography turns mundane type into wild experiments - The Fox Is Black

I found this crazy looking Corn Flakes box over the weekend and thought, “Wow, I’d stop and consider buying that.” It turns out it’s a part of an …

Powerful Portraits of Brave People Revealing Their Insecurities

<i>What I Be Project</i> is a powerful portrait series by photographer Steve Rosenfield that features individuals who have bravely opted to bear their insecurities on their bodies. Hundreds of people have already participated in the ongoing project, revealing a wide range of issues they have with …

Photographer Dramatically Documents Rapidly Melting Glaciers

Photographer Camille Seaman has dedicated more than a decade of her career to capturing the fragile, rapidly changing landscapes of Polar Regions including Antarctica, Greenland, and Svalbard. From 2006 through 2010, the American photographer produced <i>Terminus: The Face of Change</i>, as a way to …