Ellie Hulsbrink

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As Ukraine’s Protests Escalate, #Euromaidan Hashtag Lost in a Sea of Information · Global Voices

Protesters gathered under flags in Kyiv to demand that the Ukrainian government reverse its policy decision and sign a landmark agreement with the …

Five Books You Should Read Before You Turn 30

Someone who saves money for retirement is probably going to be in a better situation come 65 than someone who didn't start saving until they were 45.<p>Here are five books that I think everyone should read before they turn 30. Reading and understanding these will give you an edge, however slight, that …

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Sockness Monster Socks

Sockness Monster Socks<p>There is a legend that lurking beneath a sea of well hemmed trousers and jeans is a Sockness Monster. If you are quick and …

This Spoon Cancels out the Tremors of Parkinson's Disease Patients So They Can Eat Normally

(Photo: Lift Labs)<p>Many people who suffer from Parkinson's Disease can't stop trembling, making eating difficult. This wonderful spoon invented by …

People Post Their Horrible First-World Problems on Twitter

I was going to write a good introduction to this article, but my fingers hurt from eating too much sushi with chopsticks. Statements like these are a …

Unidentified Creature Builds Fence Around Eggs, Scientists Clueless

When Troy Alexander, posted pictures of a mysterious structure he had found in the Peruvian Amazon, he had no idea that the scientific world would be …

Ode To Bucky Goad

My oldest brother was twenty-five when he had the life stabbed out of him, but I was only eight. I’ve always known that he was murdered in Paris in …

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NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

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My Kitty Totoro

Has your cat been letting you down lately? If he's gray, you can always try turning him into a much better friend with a few paper scraps arranged …

15 Gorgeous Photos Of The Old Cincinnati Library

This library was a book lovers dream.

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New Dinosaur Looks Like a Cow

A new species of dinosaur has been uncovered in Utah. It was named <i>Nasutoceratops titusi</i>, which means means "big-nosed horned face." An apt name.<p>A …

What happens when Edward Snowden is actually caught?

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including a venture capitalist's advice to start-ups, how to deal with anxiety and the con man who won the war on terror.<p>Do things that don’t scale<br>Paul Graham | 15 July 2013<br>Venture capitalist’s advice to start-ups. However good your idea, don’t …

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LEGO Batman Cake

Photo: William Eng Photography/Flickr<p>Holy LEGO Batman Cake, Batman! Cake designer Elisa Strauss of Confetti Cakes created this Lego Batman: The Video …

Massive Meta Sand Sculpture of a Man Holding Tiny Versions of Himself

Summer is most definitely here in the northern hemisphere which means it's sand sculpting season and expert craftsman Carl Jara has already taken the gold medal for this year's Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition with his mind-blowing creation titled <i>Infinity</i>. The massive meta structure, …

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Religious and Cultural Boundaries between Vikings and Irish: The Evidence of Conversion

<b>Religious and Cultural Boundaries between Vikings and Irish: The Evidence of Conversion</b><p>Clare Downham<p><i>The March in the Islands of the Medieval West,</i> …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Download 100 Free Online Philosophy Courses & Start Living the Examined Life

The Philosophy section of our big Free Online Courses collection just went through another update, and it now features 100 courses. Enough to give …

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Free Comic Books Turns Kids Onto Physics: Start With the Adventures of Nikola Tesla

PhysicsCentral, a web site run by The American Physical Society (an organization representing 48,000 physicists), has created a series of comic books …