Toys of today are often loaded with a bevy of technological bells and whistles, but that’s not the only thing that makes them fun. Since the late 15th century, wind-up toys have entertained children and adults alike. Designer Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab is carrying on this rich tradition with her version of an ornithopter—a flying machine that makes a flapping wing motion and takes flight.
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Chinese artist Luo Li Rong produces realistic sculptures that convey the beauty and grace of the human figure.
Learning how to properly wash your hands is a valuable life skill, and one that’s often reinforced in school.
For three days, New York City’s iconic Grand Central Terminal is showcasing a dazzling display that celebrates brilliant women. In the busy train station’s Main Concourse, passersby can see the faces of 12 famous female scientists and the incredible accomplishments they’ve made. Called Unseen Stars, it’s part of GE’s Balance the Equation Initiative, which aims to bridge the STEM gender gap by 2020.
Travel photographer Merlin Kafka ventures across the world to capture moments that are as spellbinding as they are beautiful.
One of the best things about baking is that anyone can do it.
People who live with cats know that their furry friends are the ones that truly rule the household—the humans are simply guests. Many folks are happy with this arrangement, and they go as far as to accommodate their favorite felines with elaborate scratchers and toys; however, one couple in Brooklyn took it a step further and made their abode into a true cat house.
There are many ways to let someone know you care, and it doesn't have to include sweeping grand gestures.
Birth photos are primarily centered around the parents and baby, but there's a whole side to this life-altering experience that...
By the time your senior year of high school rolls around, you’re ready to graduate. But why not have some fun while you’re eagerly waiting to don your cap and gown? The senior class at the North Farmington High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan starts the year off right with a quirky tradition; they're encouraged to dress up in costume for their school ID photos.
Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality.
An intracoastal waterway map is an unintended work of art.