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Science & Tech

She Survived a Battle With Cancer and Now This Woman Will Become the Youngest Person Ever To Go To Space

Sometimes life can deal you with a tough deck of cards. Many people struggle through difficult times, and they often feel as though they'll stay at rock bottom for the rest of their days. However, it's important to remember that happier days are always on the horizon - even if it doesn't seem like it. And for one cancer survivor, happier days will be found outside of our orbit. That's because Hayley Arceneaux will become the youngest person to ever go into space.
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Stories

This 70-Year Old Grandfather Becomes the Oldest Person To Row Across the Atlantic and Raises $1.4 Million for Charity

Age is a strange concept. As you get older, the world expects you to leave excitement and new adventures behind. But is that really how we want to live our lives? It seems as though this grandfather is fighting back against this expectation. Instead, he's living by the notion that "age is just a number." In fact, at 70 years old he's now more active than ever and has broken the World Record to become the oldest person ever to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
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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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Science & Tech

Now That AI Can Recreate the Most Famous Art Masterpieces We Know the Future Is Here

For better or for worse the age of synthetic media is here. We're getting to the point where artificial intelligence can create its own videos, images, and sounds clips. Among the cool projects out there is Timecraft, created by MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Using new machine learning techniques, it can deduce how a painting was made and recreate it in real time, producing a time-lapse video of the masterpiece coming to life.
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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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Stories

A Caring Man Adopts 7 Teens, Giving Them All a Second Chance in Life

60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
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Stories

This Secret Millionaire With an MBA Spends Her Time Collecting Cans for $20 a Day

One of the main questions people ask themselves as they go through life is; "what would I do if money were not an object?" The idea of being rich to the point where you don't have to work anymore is extremely exciting. All the things we dream about and wish we could have sitting at the palm of our hands is an image that lights an inner fire that is put out the moment we set our alarms for the next day's work. We could only guess that attaining this level of wealth would mean, shopping, going on vacation, buying our parent's expensive cars and houses, and relaxing by the pool. The fact of the matter is that not all people who can live that way would live that way.
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History

A Tale of Terrible Decisions: The Big Move That Led to Blockbuster’s Demise

Over the course of a couple of generations, Blockbuster was the king of the entertainment industry. In the early 2000s, the struggling founders of Netflix offered to sell their company to Blockbuster for a relatively modest sum of money. They were turned down and laughed at. Ten years later, Blockbuster declared bankruptcy. Now, Netflix dominates the streaming world and Blockbuster is a thing of the past.
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