Monthly Archives: November 2014

Photographer Captures the True Beauty of Adoption

The love of a family is usually tough to capture on camera. This is an exception.Kate T. Parker, who works as a photographer, was able to capture the scenes that will define her newly expanded extended family. She chronicled all … Continue reading

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Family sings the Thanksgiving-inspired parody ‘All About That Baste’

Family sings the Thanksgiving-inspired parody ‘All About That Baste’.

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How a schoolteacher helped create the first black Peanuts character

In 1968, shortly after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a Los Angeles schoolteacher named Harriet Glickman wrote to Charles Schulz regarding the lack of integration in Peanuts. At that time, Peanuts was already one of the most popular comic strips in … Continue reading

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The real story in Ferguson is about the people who aren’t rioting

Jeniece Andrews and her husband Eddie own an antiques shop called Hidden Treasures just a few blocks from the Ferguson Police Department on South Florissant Avenue.Last month, Andrews, who is black, said someone came into her shop and told her … Continue reading

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Ferguson library offers hope in community rattled by violence

In the midst of a community rattled by violence, a library has become the symbol of resilience.While local schools have been forced to shut their doors and businesses have been boarded up in Ferguson, Missouri, the Ferguson Municipal Public Library … Continue reading

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This Is the Future of Heavy Work, and It Looks Awesome

Always fancied riveting one-handed like a super-hero factory worker, some kind of 21st centuryJohn Henry? No problem! Lockheed Martin’s Fortis exoskeleton–introduced in 2014–allows any worker to handle heavy hand tools while standing or kneeling. And it looks like the future. The … Continue reading

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Underwater city could fit 5,000 people and draw energy from the seabed

Japanese construction firm Shimizu Corp just revealed their new project: An underwater city capable of fitting 5,000 people and draw its energy from the seabed. Shimizu says the project would take five years to build and the technology required would … Continue reading

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