BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Sep 25, 2012 |
Moms are awesome.
Case in point: the first uterus transplants from two mothers to two daughters have been completed in Sweden, in hopes that the two younger women will now be able to have children. A team of more than ten surgeons from the University of Gothenburg carried out the experimental procedures.
One woman was born without a uterus and the other lost hers to cervical cancer, so their moms stepped up and donated theirs. Surrogacy ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in Crafty on Sep 25, 2012 |
When French painter and printmaker Amelie Mancini moved to New York in 2006, she didn’t even know what a “curveball” was--but after she went to her first night game at Shea Stadium, baseball became one of the central themes of her work. She started Left Field Cards in 2011, putting a cheeky spin on the common baseball card, and was met with immediate success.Left Field Cards has three (and counting) series; each features ten real ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Crafty on Sep 24, 2012 |
Periodically Inspired creates awesome designs inspired by the Periodic Table of Elements. Various elements 'bond' to create fun statements emblazoned on tees, mugs, and even iPhone skins. Pick up a fun gift for the geeky guy, gal, or baby in your life at the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire! It's taking place at the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Queens, New York, this Saturday, September 29, from 10 AM - 7 ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in General on Sep 24, 2012 |
Behind every great man there’s a great woman. And who is considered amongst the best of men, but Jesus Christ? Well, evidence has surfaced this past week that indicates the big J.C. had a wife!
A small piece of papyrus has been discovered by a private collector and presented to Karen L. King, a scholar on early Christianity. The artifact, measuring only 1 ½ by 3 inches in size, has writing on it in the ancient language ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Sep 24, 2012 |
If you’re a Zadie Smith fan, you’ve been waiting seven years for her latest novel, NW. If you’re not a Zadie Smith fan, NW may turn you into one.
NW stands for northwest — northwest London, specifically Willesden, Smith’s hometown and the setting of her first novel, White Teeth. We follow the interlocking lives of four thirty-something Londoners as they try to escape the council estate (in American: housing ... Read More