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Teen with autism creates art-filled book to help others with the disorder

For Max Miller, what started as a hobby and a way to get his emotions out is now helping kids with autism around the world.<p>The 14-year-old was told that he would never be able to speak when doctors diagnosed him with autism at the age of 5 — but boy were they wrong.<p>At the age of 12, he became a …

Can you solve it? Bongard picture problems that will bongo with your brain

In the following picture the six images on the left conform to a pattern, or rule, and the six images on the right conform to a <i>different</i> pattern, or rule.

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Imagine Making One Dress You’ll Wear Every Day for Life: Short Film Showcase Filmmaker Q&A

Changing Planet<p>Roughly 10 women in a town in Sardinia still wear the traditional dresses they made as adolescents. These hand-embroidered garments are reversible, with the elaborately decorated side worn during major life events and a plain side worn on a daily basis. Filmmaker Andrea Pecora‘s …

Did a Coded Message Lead an American to a Lost Civilization in China?

In 2016, the odds of finding a “lost” civilization or even city seem low.<p>(Illustration: Michael Tunk)<p>When Sheldon Gosline was living in China in 2013 …

1,500-Year-Old Mummy Found In Mongolia ‘Wearing Adidas Boots’ Is Proof Of Time Travel, According To Conspiracy Theorists

The photos of well-preserved remains of a female of Turkic origins — believed to date back 1,500 years — released by archaeologists earlier this week …

NASA's Hubble telescope captures stunning image of star with a rare red rectangle surrounding it. https://t.co/9EpI7qNw3F

Model with Down syndrome lands beauty campaign: 'I am very proud of myself'

An Iowa woman with Down syndrome is out to show the world that having a disability doesn't mean she can't be beautiful.<p>And she's doing it in a big way: Katie Meade, 32, was recently revealed as the face of a hair-care brand, Beauty & Pin-Ups. Meade, who was also born with a heart defect, was styled …

6 Amazing Tips for Staying in Shape While Traveling

People often ask me how I stay fit (modestly isn't my virtue, as you see) and the answer is simple -- I am always "on the move" and it helps me towards my goals rather than hampering them. Here are my own tried and tested tips towards being a fit traveler:<p>Staying fit while on the road (and …

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“Bimbo. Dog. Fat pig”: Women recite Donald Trump’s sexist comments aloud in devastating new attack ad | Salon.com

NASA Successfully Fires Rocket Engine Designed for Deep Space Missions

NASA said it has cleared a milestone in the path to ushering in the next era of human space exploration after successfully firing one of its rocket …

Alien Visitors Taught Ancient Egyptians How To Use Electricity, Light Bulbs — Stone Relief Shows Aliens Teaching Egyptians How To Build The Dendera Light Bulb

Out-of-place artifacts (OOPArt) theorists claim evidence that the ancient Egyptians had knowledge of electrical technology and that ancient Egyptian …

'Idiocracy' Writer Says Satirical Film About Dumbed-Down America Has Become A 'Documentary'

“I thought the worst thing that would come true was everyone wearing Crocs,” said Etan Cohen.<p><i>When Joe awakens from 500 years of cryogenic sleep, he enters a world of total and utter idiocy. Intellectual curiosity is dead, as is social responsibility. “The intelligent,” the narrator explains, have</i> …

Americans are moving to Europe for free college degrees

Chelsea Workman went to Ohio State University because it was her cheapest option. But she still had to take out student loans and work to make ends meet.<p>By the middle of her sophomore year, she'd had enough. She dropped out and moved to Germany to finish her degree where college is free.<p>Hunter …

39 Lazy Girl Hacks You'll Want to Save Forever

If you want something done right, push it off, avoid dealing with it, and eventually find the easiest and quickest way to do it -- that's how the saying goes, right?<p>If you're not a fan of taking the long way around, these easy shortcuts are just what every self-proclaimed lazy girl (or guy) needs …

Tone up fast! 5 sculpting moves to get ready for Valentine's Day

The day of love is almost upon us! Regardless of what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, feeling like a bombshell is a must, and loving yourself is non-negotiable.<p>That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we want you to love every inch of your gorgeous body. And what better way to remind yourself of …

What The Hell Kind Of Creature Is This Anyway?

"I don't want to call it an alien, but it's definitely alien in form."<p>This is weird: The man who owns the Guinness World Record for largest collection of two-headed animals claims he's discovered a creature so strange he doesn't know what it is.<p>Todd Ray, the owner of the Venice Beach Freakshow, …

Orphans of time: Photographer captures the beauty of abandoned buildings - Telegraph

Amazing moment man survives truck somersault

Watch the incredible moment a man is flung several feet into the air out of the window of a van in a crash - and survives<p>A dashboard camera has caught the moment a man cheated death despite being flung into the air out of the open window of a van in a spectacular crash.<p>He suffered injuries …

If Your Biology Professors Believe in Adam and Eve, You’re Not Getting a Proper Science Education

January 19, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>A month ago, when the brouhaha at Wheaton College (in which a professor got in trouble for saying Muslims and …

3 workouts for new moms: Jenna Wolfe's 'Thinner in 30' fitness challenge

In honor of Start Today, a new series to get you moving and motivated through 2016, TODAY's introducing ways you can nail your biggest fitness resolutions in just 20 minutes or less.<p>Jenna Wolfe, author of "Thinner in 30," stopped by TODAY Tuesday to help Jenna Bush Hager get started on her …

Joey Feek finds strength to play with baby daughter during hospice care

A wheeled walker for “old people” helped provide a lighthearted moment for country singer Joey Feek just days after entering hospice care.<p>Rory, her husband and Joey + Rory bandmate, wrote that she's literally pushing to make every moment count during her remaining days with stage IV cervical cancer.<p>…

On Finding Ayahuasca and Taking the Psychedelic Drug for the First Time

<b>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</b><p><b>By Colin St. John</b><p>I grew up with Matt. We went to grade school and high school together -- we've been friends for some 27 years. He was always ahead of the curve on drugs. When we were in seventh grade we went to the Eagles' <i>Hell Freezes Over</i> tour: Matt was …

A Look Inside Howard Carter’s Tutankhamun Diary

In 1922, Howard Carter had spent the last thirty years digging around Egypt for ancient tombs. As one of the world's leading experts in the field, he …

10 gemstones far rarer than diamonds

Apologies to the traditionally betrothed: your diamonds are not that rare and special after all.<p>According to a new study by Johns Hopkins University, diamonds form naturally far more often than scientists previously believed. "Diamond formation in the deep Earth, the very deep Earth, may be a more …

Here's what archaeologists found in a warrior's grave that's been untouched for 3,500 years

The discovery, in the words of one of the archaeologists who uncovered it, was "the find of a lifetime."<p>The tomb of a Bronze Age warrior left untouched for more than 3,500 years and packed to the brim with precious jewelry, weapons and riches has been unearthed in southwestern Greece, according to …

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