Misty Copeland knows how to put on a show.
As the principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland also knows how to attract new audiences to see a ballet, many of whom are witnessing the beauty of it for the very first time.
Behold, the Misty effect.
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In the same way that we mock those old-timey bicycles with the extra big front wheels, people will soon say, “Remember when bikes still had spokes and the wheels didn’t light up?” That’s because the carbon fiber Cyclotron is here to change everything you know about pedal-powered transportation.
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To be fair, whale sharks don’t come in any size other than “huge.” That’s kind of their thing, being that they’re the largest fish species on Earth. How huge are they? How does approximately 40-feet long and 45,000 pounds strike you?
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In the never-ending quest for great mobile photos, it can be tempting to ditch the camera app that comes with your phone for something far more advanced and exotic. However, if you know what you’re doing, you can get some high-quality results from the default camera app on your iPhone or Android device—and here’s how.
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Healthcare costs are out of control. Premiums and co-pays are doubling, and deductibles are increasing at an alarming rate. Employers no longer guarantee a comprehensive benefit plan when you’re hired, forcing you to spend more money on healthcare, even though your wages remain the same.
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YOU ALREADY KNOW that identity theft could happen to you. You’re never more than a few headlines away from another wide-scale hack. But what are you supposed to do with that knowledge? According to a new service called Civic, the answer is simple: track your Social Security number.
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Astronomers have long known that Earth isn’t alone in the galaxy—but just how many neighbors are out there? In 2009, NASA launched a space-traveling observatory to find out. Now, the agency is announcing the craft’s newest sighting: 104 planets outside of our solar system.
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