Lee Douma

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World Falls in Love with Quokka, Australia’s Most Adorable Animal

Photo: Imgur<p>The world has spoken: the always-smiling quokka is both the happiest and the most photogenic animal on the planet. Known for its charismatic grin and friendly disposition, the quokka is the perfect selfie co-star, as made apparent by the popularity of the hashtag: …

Hell in a Handbasket: The Real Problem with the "White or Blue?" Dress

Idiocy is in the eye of the beholder<p>Yesterday's viral internet event quickly went from neat to depressing. For those who stayed away from a computer …

Flow Hive Extracts Honey On Tap Without Disturbing Bees

A new invention by father-and-son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson could drastically change the way we harvest honey from beehives. Created and tested by the Australia-based beekeeper duo over the last decade, the Flow Hive uses specially designed honeycomb frames and a spigot system to extract honey …

Samsung rejects concern over 'Orwellian' privacy policy

Smart TV voice recognition software could transmit ‘personal or other sensitive information’ to a third party, Samsung’s policy warns<p>Users of Samsung’s Smart TV devices have raised concerns over the device’s privacy policy, which seems to suggest that they should not discuss any sensitive topics in …

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Is Ikea The End Of Design? See The Italian Counterattack At This Powerful Milan Design Exhibit

Future archeologists studying the material culture of austerity need look no further than the Ikea catalogue. Even in Milan, the design capital of Europe, people under forty are likely to eat on a <i>Tärendö</i> table and to sleep in a <i>Fjelsse</i> bed – if they’re not couch-surfing on the <i>Knislinge</i> sofa of a …

Poetry Terms: 40 Brief Definitions

<b>Alliteration</b>: The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the sounds beginning words, in close proximity. Example: pensive poets, …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

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US Drone Strikes In Pakistan: Research Claims Only 4 Percent Of Victims Are Al-Qaeda Militants

Resarch by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has reported just 4 percent of US drone strikes in Pakistan have killed people identified as …

Spool Dock

Display and charge your devices like never before. Crafted in the USA from North American hardwoods, merino wool felt and a weighty metal base, the …

GoSun Solar Stove

Forget dragging fuel into the wilderness — with the GoSun Solar Stove, you can use the power of the sun to cook your food. The clever design uses a …

The Kahiko Table

It might be the most expensive table ever made. But its price isn't what makes The Kahiko Table so desirable. Instead, it's the material it's made …

How Would Religions Cope With Extraterrestrials? It Depends

If we ever find intelligent life beyond Earth, most atheists would be cool with that. Mormons and Seventh-Day Adventists might actually embrace it. But fundamentalist Christians? Not so much. Vanderbilt astronomer David Weintraub delves into those differences, plus other spiritual and cultural …

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The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker

In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. There is no shutting him down.<p><b>Perfectly bald, with</b> …

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