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Milla Jovovich Tells the Story Behind ‘The Fifth Element’ Costume | Vogue

25 years after the release of the film “The Fifth Element,” Milla Jovovich talks about her iconic Jean Paul Gaultier-designed costume and how playing the character of Leeloo immeasurably changed her life. Director: Alexandra Gavillet Director Of Photography: Tamara Santos … Continue reading

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Activist Symbols and Witty Scenarios Are Woven into Towering Hair Sculptures by Laetitia Ky | Colossal

MAY 13, 2022. GABRIELLE LAWRENCE All images courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press Laetitia Ky exercises art activism by braiding African identity into hair sculpture. Born from the lack of representation she experienced growing up on the Ivory Coast, her practice … Continue reading

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Brilliant Teen Invents a Prosthetic Arm You Can Control With Your Mind | My Modern Met

By Larisa Crowder on May 11, 2022 This teen just created a prosthetic arm that is way more affordable than what’s on the market, with the highest algorithm accuracy, and it requires no invasive surgery. Incredible!   People took on … Continue reading

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How we could end child hunger by making different choices | Aeon Essays

A small child is weighed during a mother and baby clinic at Mbenje Health Centre, Malawi. Photo by Jenny Matthews/Panos Last year 200 million children did not get enough to eat, yet it would be cheap and easy for the … Continue reading

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Automatic zen garden! | daniel_de_bruin

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Schelling Points for Alien Contact

Could it be that aliens are trying to communicate with us right now, but we’re just not listening in the right way? They might have chosen a specific frequency, time or method of communication that we just never thought to … Continue reading

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Why Are There Stones Along Railway Tracks?

The crushed stones that line railroad tracks are collectively called track ballast. More specifically, the track ballast constitutes the trackbed upon which sleepers or railroad ties are laid. As you may have seen, these stones are packed below, between and … Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum: Atypical Minds in a Stereotypical World

Help us to reach more teachers and students to learn about autism and other important topics in their classrooms! https://www.patreon.com/sprouts 🐦 When we examine 100 random teenagers, around 1 to 2 will have minds that are atypical in a particular … Continue reading

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McDonald’s $3.4 Billion IOU To Itself

[…] dmit it, we’ve all eaten at McDonald’s. Yes, their fries are delicious. You know what’s not delicious? The world’s biggest companies scamming the rest of us out of our hard-earned money by exploiting tax havens and obscene loopholes. In … Continue reading

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Adapting to Our New Climate | Solving for Zero: The Search for Climate Innovation

n the next 30 years, climate change could affect enough of the planet to cause as many as 200 million displaced persons—four times as many as World War II. Although steps are being taken to reduce our carbon emissions, we … Continue reading

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