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October 4, 2022

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Helped Fund a New Drug for Treatment

In late summer 2014, no one could open up their social media feeds without encountering countless videos of people—from one's friends to celebrities—dumping buckets of icy cold water over their heads. The viral trend known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began as a way to raise awareness and funds for research into ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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October 4, 2022

Bella Hadid Has White Dress Spray-Painted Onto Her Body During Coperni Fashion Show

Fashion history was made at the Coperni Spring Summer 2023 show on Friday, September 30. American model Bella Hadid stepped out onto the runway to close the event, wearing only her underwear and a strappy pair of heels. Then, a team of painters appeared from the sidelines and went to work on spraying her body with Fabrican—a type of synthetic fiber material that can be delivered through a spray gun device.

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October 3, 2022

3,000-Year-Old Canoe Found in Wisconsin Is Oldest One Ever Discovered in Great Lakes

Scuba diver and maritime archeologist Tamara Thomsen is on an amazing streak. In November 2021, while swimming on her off day in Wisconsin's Lake Mendota, she spotted an interesting logout buried in the sand. Upon further investigation, the log turned out to be a 1,200-year-old dugout canoe stretching a whopping 15 feet in length. Now, less than a year after her impressive find, Thomsen has discovered another ancient canoe.

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October 3, 2022

Bewitching Portraits Depict Enigmatic Female Figures With Animal Masks

Switzerland-based artist Laura H. Rubin breathes life into surreal ideas in her digital paintings. She uses her masterful skills to render ethereal female figures in hyperrealistic detail, making dreamlike scenes not only visible but believable to the viewer. Some of her latest portraits feature graceful women adorned with headwear inspired by different animals. United by a limited color palette of black, white, and red, these illustrations stand out for their simplicity.

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