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Who Wants to be a Princess? Not My Girl

Ok, I will admit it, I was one of those moms who had a little girl and bought her a princess bedroom and princess costumes, and maybe even a tiara. 429 more words


"We face neither East nor West; we face forward"*...

To the Western mind, “African Electronics,” the theme of this year’s annual Chale Wote street art festival in Ghana’s capital, might conjure up images of social media revolutions, telecommunications giants, farmers using smartphones, or other “tech solutions” to development.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was a polymath, author, printer, philosopher, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, politician, and diplomat. As an American scientist of the Enlightenment he studied physics for his discoveries, theories, and inventions. 548 more words


Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

The link below from Dump-a-Day is very interesting :: enjoy these inventions:::

Definition of Genius::

A Genius is a person who displays exceptionally superior intellectual ability, creativity, or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of new advances in a domain of knowledge. 82 more words


"You cannot NOT have a user experience"*...

Q: I’ve heard people use UI and UX interchangeably. I thought I knew the difference, but now I’m confused. Can you please clarify this once and for all? 

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swedish bike helmet - hövding (hovding)

“Hövding” is an airbag for bikers!

Hövding started out in 2005 as a master’s thesis by the two founders Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, who, at the time, were studying Industrial Design at the University of Lund. 313 more words


"You can't criticize geometry. It's never wrong."*...

In the world of mathematical tiling, news doesn’t come bigger than this.  In the world of bathroom tiling – I bet they’re interested too.

If you can cover a flat surface using only identical copies of the same shape leaving neither gaps nor overlaps, then that shape is said to “tile the plane.” Every triangle can tile the plane.

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