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Happy Birthday, Marie Curie! Inspiration

Happy Birthday, Marie Curie!

By Shelby RogersNovember 07, 2016Marie Curie might be the single most important female scientist in history. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Were she alive today, Curie would be celebrating her 149th birthday.In her 67 years, the scientific superhero became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. She& 39;s also the only woman to win the award in two distinct categories - both physics and chemistry.

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Pastry Chef Creates Incredibly Detailed Culinary Microworlds Inspiration

Pastry Chef Creates Incredibly Detailed Culinary Microworlds

By Shelby RogersNovember 08, 2016Italian pastry chef Matteo Stucchi crafts imaginative desserts using his skill and a few tiny figurines.His Instagram account, called & 34;i Dolce di Gulliver& 34; (or & 34;Sweet Gulliver& 34; when roughly translated), brings to mind the namesake& 39;s Gulliver& 39;s Travels.

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These Engineering Tweets are #TooReal for Students Inspiration

These Engineering Tweets are #TooReal for Students

By Shelby RogersNovember 10, 2016Social media can be a great place to remember you& 39;re never alone in your struggles. We& 39;ve consolidated some of the internet& 39;s best moments to bond over. (Plus, it& 39;s a break from crying over mounds of projects.)Like when this happens every single term:-How& 39;d midterms go?

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15 Snap & Fancy DIY Christmas Ornament and Decoration Ideas Inspiration

15 Snap & Fancy DIY Christmas Ornament and Decoration Ideas

Do you want to fulfill your life with Christmas spirit? Check these DIY Christmas ornament and decoration ideas to craft your self-made trim around.Fasten your seatbelts, Christmas is knocking on the door. The whole world is now ready to be decorated by angels, bells, stockings, candles, wreaths, candy canes and surely Santas as well.

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This Tricky Logic Puzzle is Stumping the Masses Inspiration

This Tricky Logic Puzzle is Stumping the Masses

By Shelby RogersNovember 11, 2016This brainteaser from user Puzzlefizzy Is awesome on the Brilliant website created the next problem to confuse the internet. Only 38 percent of responders solved the problem as of this writing.Check out the puzzle below. Don& 39;t scroll to the end unless you give up.

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An Educational Revolution: Finland Scraps School Subjects Inspiration

An Educational Revolution: Finland Scraps School Subjects

November 14, 2016Finland just made a major move in its education system by scrapping traditional old school subjects.For most teenagers, school means taking plenty of core subjects, but not all of them are interesting.Finland& 39;s government made a big step in education by being the first country in the world to get rid of all school subjects.

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Top Seven Awesome Superhero-Worthy Gadgets Inspiration

Top Seven Awesome Superhero-Worthy Gadgets

By Shelby RogersNovember 17, 2016Ah, if only we had the full pockets of Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark. We& 39;d even take getting bit by a radioactive spider or coming from a household of Amazonian women. But, alas, none of us are superheroes.However, these 10 gadgets could get you one step closer (at least until adamantium gets created):1.

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Could You Survive the Josephus Problem? Inspiration

Could You Survive the Josephus Problem?

By Shelby RogersNovember 13, 2016Logic puzzles and brainteasers entertain and intrigue us. But there& 39;ve been instances where getting those puzzles right meant the difference between life or death.The most famous of these problems is the Josephus problem.The Josephus problem (or permutation) relates to counting out spaces strategically.

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'Oops': Top 10 Accidental Inventions and Innovations Inspiration

'Oops': Top 10 Accidental Inventions and Innovations

Name the greatest of all inventors – Accidents - Mark Twain& 39;s NotebookRecently, we came to you with 35 inventions that changed the world. Well, we’re back with those inventions that no one actually intended to invent. From everyday objects like corn flakes to microwaves, these accomplishments of scientific twists of fate have impacted human life.

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Cardboard Helmet Wins Major Design Award Inspiration

Cardboard Helmet Wins Major Design Award

By Shelby RogersNovember 29, 2016Biking around town has become a booming mode of transportation in major cities and among the environmentally aware. Between 2001 to 2009, the number of bicycles on the road more than doubled. However, users rarely wear helmets while traveling. More than 800 cyclists were killed in the US alone in 2015.

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Who is Today's Google Doodle? Celebrating the Life of Jagdish Chandra Bose Inspiration

Who is Today's Google Doodle? Celebrating the Life of Jagdish Chandra Bose

By Shelby RogersNovember 30, 2016The name Jagdish Chandra Bose isn& 39;t one many learn about in science classes. However, the Indian physicist, polymath, botanist, biophysicist and sci-fi writer pioneered several fields. Born Nov. 30, 1858, Bose lived during the British Empire& 39;s rule of India. He died in 1937, a decade before India& 39;s release from the empire in 1947.

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Meet Mary Temple Grandin, an Autistic Professor and Engineering Hero Inspiration

Meet Mary Temple Grandin, an Autistic Professor and Engineering Hero

December 05, 2016Mary Temple Grandin is a legend. She& 39;s an autistic inventor, designer, and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Furthermore, she consults for big companies like McDonald& 39;s, Swift, Burger King, and many others. She revolutionized the livestock industry on animal behavior.

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Six-Year-Old Podcast Host Asks Science's Tough Questions Inspiration

Six-Year-Old Podcast Host Asks Science's Tough Questions

By Shelby RogersDecember 13, 2016Nate Butkus doesn& 39;t shy away from challenging interviews. He hosts marine biologists, evolutionary scientists, and even a Harvard geneticist.And he& 39;s only six years old. Image Source: The Show About Science via YouTube In his podcast succinctly titled & 34;The Show About Science,& 34; Butkus delves into subjects ranging from fruit flies to physics, not shying away from anything that pops into his brain.

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Mark Zuckerberg Showcases Iron Man Inspired AI in New Video Inspiration

Mark Zuckerberg Showcases Iron Man Inspired AI in New Video

By Shelby RogersDecember 20, 2016Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a reputation for being one of the tech industry& 39;s most brilliant minds. He might even be Tony Stark brilliant. Zuckerberg recently dropped a video debuting his own version of Stark& 39;s Jarvis program. The artificial intelligence system can control nearly everything in the Zuckerberg household.

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The Final Frontier's Forgotten Heroines Inspiration

The Final Frontier's Forgotten Heroines

By Shelby RogersDecember 21, 2016The film Hidden Figures is set to hit US theaters in a few days, and reviews are already favorable. Based on a book of the same title, the movie chronicles the true story of three African American women - Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan - who struggle to gain recognition during the early years of NASA.

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Beyond Sally Ride: Women of the World's Space Programs Inspiration

Beyond Sally Ride: Women of the World's Space Programs

One of the most notable names in space exploration is Sally Ride. (It also helps she had a song made popular by Al Green as her unofficial theme song.) However, it can be tempting to overlook the significant achievements of other women in aeronautics and space travel. While most people can rattle off at least three male astronauts or cosmonauts, the answer& 34;Sally Ride& 34; typically covers the public& 39;s knowledge of female explorers.

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These are the Most Insane Christmas Lights You'll See This Season Inspiration

These are the Most Insane Christmas Lights You'll See This Season

By Shelby RogersDecember 23, 2016Holiday decorations have become a staple tradition for most households across the globe. But, like anything that starts out simple, some people take it to the next level. In true Clark Griswold fashion, hundreds of people go above and beyond the call of duty. This results in some of the most insanely cool moving lights displays ever.

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30 Fantastic Inventions to Improve Your Life Inspiration

30 Fantastic Inventions to Improve Your Life

We all want an easy life. Laborious, repetitive tasks like opening bottles or cutting pizza shouldn& 39;t add to the daily grind. Here is our list of some of the 30 most fantastic inventions to improve your life.Let& 39;s get stuck in.1. One-handed bottle cap openerThis cheeky little gadget lets you open bottles with one hand, as the name suggests.

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7 Research Hacks That Will Make You Speak With Authority Inspiration

7 Research Hacks That Will Make You Speak With Authority

There is an old saying about knowledge: “The jack of all trades is the master of none.” This is true in life, especially when it comes to speaking.You don’t want to identify yourself as someone who can speak on every topic.One of the best ways to become a better public speaker is to narrow down a topic to speak on.

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Not Your Average CEO: Shop Talk with Autodesk’s Carl Bass Inspiration

Not Your Average CEO: Shop Talk with Autodesk’s Carl Bass

Carl Bass, the president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, is hosting a webinar to discuss his projects.January 13, 2017It’s not often that you get to sit face to face with the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company – but Autodesk’s Carl Bass isn’t your average CEO.On January 20th of next week, the CEO of Autodesk is hosting a webinar to discuss his projects and engage in a little “shop talk” with anyone that wants to join.

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