December 16, 2018

Psychiatrist Hand-Knits an Anatomically Correct Replica of the Human Brain

The human brain is often described as the most complex organ in the human body. The mass of tissue weighs around 1.4 kilograms and contains a mind-boggling network of around 1,000,000,000 nerve cells (aka neurons). Each neuron can make contact with thousands of others via tiny structures called synapses. These constant and ever-changing connections are how memories are stored, habits are learned, and personalities are shaped.

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December 15, 2018

Interview: Animal Portraits Poetically Illustrate the “Interconnected Diversity of Life”

Photographer Brad Wilson captures expressive wildlife portraits inspired by the “instinct, intuition, and present moment awareness” that animals possess. In his ongoing series, titled Affinity, Wilson crafts emotive photographs that emphasize each creature’s features and illustrate their inherent connection to nature. Each subject is positioned before a stark black backdrop. When paired with Wilson’s distinctively dramatic lighting, this aesthetic approach showcases the natural beauty of the fauna.

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December 14, 2018

20 Creative Teacher Gift Ideas for the Educator in Your Life

Educators are some of the most important people in our lives. Anyone who has had a great teacher knows the strong impact they have on our growth and development, which is all the more reason to make sure the teacher in your life knows just how much they’re appreciated. If you’re looking for a special gift for teacher appreciation week or want the perfect Christmas gift idea for your favorite teacher, we’ve got you covered.

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December 14, 2018

Airport Worker Photographs Unique Travelers He Encounters From Around the World

The airport is a prime location for people watching. There, you see folks from all walks of life in various states of being; some are rushing to their gate while others are killing time until they board their plane. For photographer Mustafa Çankaya, working at the Atatürk airport has given him more than just an opportunity to watch people from all over the world.

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