“The first time I met Amy Winehouse was the day I shot her album cover,” photographer Charles Moriarty recalled in a video featured on Kickstarter. The year was 2003 and Winehouse was about to release her debut album “Frank.”
Meet the Drosera Capensis, also known as the Cape sundew. It’s a deadly little thing that looks like some sort of alien finger trap but it’s actually a carnivorous plant with sticky tentacles that basically entomb bugs that come across its way. It’s crazy to see how it traps the bug, as if it were first hugging it to paralyze it and then folding vertically to trap it forever.
Petty LeBron is the best LeBron James. Steph Curry took home hissecond consecutive Most Valuable Player award Tuesday, becoming the first player in 61 years to unanimously win the trophy. Earlier today, James discussed the honor, congratulating Curry on his latest achievement while debating the true meaning of “Valuable” in MVP.
Instagram has long held onto its camera icon, which adheres to theskeuomorphism that was so popular in Android and iOS design years ago. Now, the world’s most popular photo app is getting a visual refresh with a design that feels like it actually belongs on a smartphone in 2016.
George Zimmerman is selling the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, during a 2012 confrontation in Sanford, Florida.
“I’m a free American,” he told Fox 35 in Orlando. “I can do what I like with my possessions.”
When doctors draw blood for analysis, it’s vital that the sample either be immediately examined or refrigerated. That’s because the proteins which indicate various diseases will either be destroyed by enzymes in the blood or deformed by ambient heat. Either way, the sample quickly becomes useless if you leave it sitting out. However a team of researchers from Tufts University have developed a new way to store samples without having to put them on ice by using silkworm cocoons.