Where Minotaurs Come From.
Minding my own business.
Dreams VS Reality.
News Anchors Fails of 2011.
Tasty Burger. Classic Samuel Jackson.
Just a flesh wound.
Bring out your dead!
From Full Metal Jacket.
Bob & Tom at it again.
This is hilarious.
I believe the medical term for this is headupassitis.
Texting gone bad.
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- Martin Pistorius: How my mind came back to life — and no one knewImagine being unable to say, "I am hungry," "I am in pain," "thank you," or "I love you,” -- losing your ability to communicate, being trapped inside your body, surrounded by people yet utterly alone. For 13 long years, that was Martin Pistorius’s reality. After contracting a brain infection at the age of twelve, Pistorius […]
- Mac Stone: Stunning photos of the endangered EvergladesFor centuries, people have viewed swamps and wetlands as obstacles to avoid. But for photographer Mac Stone, who documents the stories of wildlife in Florida's Everglades, the swamp isn't a hindrance — it's a national treasure. Through his stunning photographs, Stone shines a new light on a neglected, ancient and important wilderness. His mess […]
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- Samuel Cohen: Alzheimer's is not normal aging — and we can cure itMore than 40 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. But no real progress has been made in the fight against the disease since its classification more than 100 years ago. Scientist Samuel Cohen shares a new breakthrough in Alzheimer's research from his lab as […]
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- Frances Larson: Why public beheadings get millions of viewsIn a disturbing — but fascinating — walk through history, Frances Larson examines humanity's strange relationship with public executions … and specifically beheadings. As she shows us, they have always drawn a crowd, first in the public square and now on YouTube. What makes them horrific and compelling in equal measure? […]
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- Accelerate Job Creation Through Social Incubators October 6, 2015This week, I'm excited to be a part of the SOCAP15 (Social Capital Markets) annual conference. This event convenes more than 2,000 impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and incubator managers, working together to create a better future through social entrepreneurship and impact investing. When you're surrounded by the world's leading so […]
- Celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month by Being an Upstander October 6, 2015October is National Bullying Prevention Month -- a time to think about how all of us can combat bullying, harassment and cruelty online and off. Be Part Of The Solution, Not The Problem One thing we can all do, of course, is to strive to not be part of the problem. If you're reading this, chances are that you already make it a habit to be nice to people […]
- Futuristic Device Fixes Holes In The Heart Without Invasive Surgery October 6, 2015Scientists in Boston have come up with an ingenious new way to repair life-threatening holes in patients' hearts and other organs. Instead of invasive surgery and the risk that entails, the new technique makes use of an ultraviolet-light-enabled catheter that patches the holes using a plug made of a biodegradable, light-activated adhesive (see video abo […]
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- We Need Engineering Heroes October 6, 2015While there has been much concern about innovation in the United States, engineering is often undervalued. So kids are more likely to dream of being sports stars and rock musicians than engineers. But without exciting role models, students are unlikely to pursue the field. To inspire the next generation of inventors, we need heroes who are engineers. Astrona […]
- Instagram Takes Big 'Groufie' To Mark 5th Birthday October 6, 2015Say cheese! The biggest Instagram celebrity of them all -- Instagram itself -- turned 5 on Tuesday. To mark the occasion, the photo-sharing giant celebrated appropriately: with a staff video that basically amounts to a huge groufie (a group-shot selfie). A video posted by Instagram (@instagram) on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:11am PDT For the sake of comparison, here […]
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