You remember the first time you met your spouse, but recalling what you wore to work last Monday? Not as easy.
Daily Archives: October 7, 2015
HUNDREDS OF NEW SPECIES FOUND WITHIN THE EASTERN HIMALAYAS
The World Wide Fund for Nature (also known as the World Wildlife Fund) released a new report detailing the new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas from 2009 to 2014. The report counted 211 new species, which comprise 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 amphibians, one reptile, one bird, and one mammal.
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Rihanna Covers Vanity Fair
Someone alert the Navy, because Rihanna has landed another major magazine cover.
The 27-year-old singer has been revealed as the star of Vanity Fair’s 2015 November issue, which features sexy photos shot by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz in Old Havana, Cuba.
This beautiful spinning chocolate cake hides hilarious animations
Oh, this is great. Alexandre Dubosc made this wonderful zoetrope that uses chocolate and popcorn to animate itself. As the multi-layer cake spins around, different things begin to appear as if they’re moving and it’s all perfectly matched with the sound. Corn kernels pop, popcorn gets catapulted and chocolate mouths get fed.
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Justice Department To Free 6,000 Prisoners
The Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 inmates early from prison — the largest one-time release of federal prisoners — in an effort to reduce overcrowding and provide relief to drug offenders who received harsh sentences over the past three decades, according to U.S. officials.
SURFACE BOOK IS THE LAPTOP MICROSOFT NEEDED YEARS AGO
MICROSOFT’S NEW SURFACE Book is easily the most compelling device the company has ever made. It’s attractive, in a slightly boxy, brushed-aluminum sort of way. It’s super powerful, yet light and thin. It works with a stylus, it detaches to become a tablet, and it has the craziest hinge you’ve ever seen. But the Surface Book isn’t exciting because it’s new and weird and different. It’s exciting because, when you look past all the bells and whistles, this is just a laptop. After years of trying to force everyone into the future it imagined, Microsoft built one for the world we actually live in.
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World’s oldest woman, 116, eats bacon daily
Not many people will say that eating bacon every day is the key to a long life, but the world’s oldest woman swears by it.
Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116, keeps a steady diet of bacon, eggs and grits for breakfast. A sign in her kitchen reads: “Bacon makes everything better.”
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