With Frozen's catchy song 'Let it go' winning the Oscar last night, there are bound to be numerous more parodies added to the hundreds of thousands that already exist on YouTube. However, very few will be more fun or relevant (given the recent winter storms) than the one performed on Friday, February 21st, by Bob Herzog on Cincinnati, Ohio's WKRC.
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CuteCircuit, a company known for its exquisite light-up designs dubbed 'wearable technology', has slowly but surely, been making its way into the mainstream market. Fashion icons like Nicole Scherzinger and Katy Perry have proudly donned their innovative creations on several occasions. So it was not surprising to see the company make its runway debut on the grandest stage of all - The New York Fashion Week!
After foul weather kept a group of chimpanzees cooped up inside their cages for many days, the workers at United Kingdom's Whipsnade Zoo decided to give them a special treat and what better time to do it than around Valentine's Day?
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Stolen into Slavery is the powerful, true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped and sold into bondage where he worked for 12 years as a slave. Now an Oscar-winning film, Stolen into Slavery is an adaptation of Northup’s autobiography for younger readers. National Geographic has created a 12 page discussion guide for talking to young readers about this book.
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The fact that animals can sense natural disasters well before they occur, is quite well-known - There are the red ants that leave their mounds prior to earthquakes and monkeys known to move to higher ground before tsunamis. However, the fact that animals have the ability to predict changes in day-to-day weather, seems to have been a well-kept secret known only to people that inhabited the world a few centuries ago. Now, thanks to the resurfacing of an ancient book, we too can partake in some of that wisdom.
While daredevils like Nik Wallenda make it look easy, tightrope walking is not for the faint of heart under any circumstances. Now imagine trying the feat thousands of feet above the ground, on a three-inch-wide rope tied to two floating hot air balloons! That is exactly the stunt two French men tried to pull off on February 6th, 2013, in South of France.
Earlier this week, over 2,800 dogs representing 187 breeds, descended upon New York's Madison Square Garden to participate in the 138th annual Westminster Kennel Dog Show. Often referred to as the 'Super Bowl' of the dog world, the two-day event that took place from February 10-11th, is not just the country's oldest dog show, but also, the most prestigious one!
While many people are well versed in the art of balloon twisting, very few have developed their skills quite like Jeff Wright. Instead of making small animals and hats, the talented artist crafts life-size wearable superhero costumes, using just the inflated rubber! Over the years, the 28-year-old Cleveland, Ohio native who now lives in Bolivia, has balloon twisted the attire worn by Buzz Lightyear, Super Mario and even, Michelangelo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
What happens when engineers known for designing innovative gadgets are asked to create Christmas party outfits? That's what James Dyson, CEO of British Engineering firm Dyson Ltd wanted to find out when he invited them to the company's annual 'topsy turvy' themed holiday party - He was not disappointed.