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A Former California State Senator Has Four Daughters Who All Happen To be Pregnant at Exactly the Same Time

It's the kind of thing sisters pretend might happen when they're kids, but it very rarely comes true. These four biological sisters happened to find themselves pregnant all at the same time - and to top it all off, they're going to be giving birth within weeks of each other. It totally wasn't planned, but it has made their journey to motherhood all the more meaningful.
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Stories

An Opera Singer Delivered Her Own Baby in the Back Seat of a Car While Her Husband Was Behind the Wheel

An amazing woman from Briarcliff Manor, New York, has miraculously managed to deliver her own baby in the backseat of a car, completely by herself. Opera singer Emily Geller Hardman is 35 years old and was en route to a family wedding in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when she suddenly went into labor. She was still two weeks away from her due date, so neither she nor her husband were expecting it. "Statistically, most first-time labors are about 16 to 24 hours, so in my head we had plenty of time," Emily recalled. But as time would tell, that wasn't going to be the case for this mum-to-be.
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Stories

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?: Photo Series Encourages Refugee Children to Pursue Their Dreams

Vincent Tremeau is a photographer like no other. This man's remarkable imaged are used to spark global change to humanistic issues, and we couldn't commend his hard work enough! One of the cameraman's biggest projects is named the "One Day, I Will" mission. In an attempt to get refugee children looking at life more positively, he captures these children dressed up for their desired profession. Here's a look at the impact his photographs have made over time.
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Art & Culture

Take a Rare Peek Inside The Painting Studios of Three Masters of Modern Art

Great works of art that come from the masters of modern art are intriguing enough. But peeking into their private studios is as thrilling as it is revealing. We've found the painting lair's of three of the most loved artists from the 20th century, and the peculiar environments they created for themselves. They're significantly different from one another, and perhaps help us understand the unique minds of some of the most influential people of the century. Take a closer look at these captivating spaces.
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History

The Story of the Air Max 1: How Nike’s Most Innovative Design Paved a New Way for the Sneaker Industry

Calling all sneaker heads! While it may seem like Nike trainers have been on top of their game since their debut, back in the Eighties the situation was a little different! With the rise of competition leaving the trainers with little to stand out from the crowd, it was all up to one man to keep the stylish sneakers relevant. Without further ado, let us tell you all a little story of how the Air Max sneakers came into being!
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History

The History of Women Wearing Pants as a Power Symbol

The last few years have been successful in breaking down the barriers between what men and women can do. With feminism on the up, the world is a less prejudicial place to what it was in the mid -twentieth century, regarding a woman’s place in society. How was this acceptance achieved? One of the tactics reducing women’s discrimination came down to a simple wardrobe change.
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Science & Tech

Scientists Successfully Create Flowers That Glow After Unlocking DNA Secrets of Luminous Mushrooms

It may sound like something out of science fiction, but it totally true. After editing the DNA of a bioluminescent mushroom, researchers at Planta managed to transfer the genetic code into a tobacco plant. It's a huge and exciting accomplishment in the world of science, as it opens up possibilities for other glow-in-the-dark living organisms. Plants, flowers, and who knows what else could undergo the process that gives them a "pleasant green aura that emanates from their living energy," the researchers explained. And it's simply magical to behold the results.
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