World’s Largest Diamond Could Fetch $25 Million

A flawless 100-carat emerald cut diamond is the largest cut of its clarity to ever be sold at auction and one of the biggest diamonds in the world. It is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York. A record for any diamond is $46m for a 24.78-carat emerald-cut pink stone, set at Sotheby’s in… Continue reading World’s Largest Diamond Could Fetch $25 Million

The Basics of Photography Composition

Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) posted a video on YouTube that features nine easy to understand tips and suggestions for amature photographers, with the help of Steve McCurry‘s incredible photographs as an example. The video gives several examples of nine different “rules” including the rule of thirds, using leading lines, natural frames, and more.

Born With Curiosity: The Grace Hopper Documentary

Born with Curiosity is a documentary film and interactive media project about American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral Grace Murray Hopper. Filmmaker Melissa Pierce was inspired to make the film after reading a tweet from Dave Hoover of Dev Bootcamp, and producer Marian Mangoubi. The documentary film features archive footage and photographs, oral… Continue reading Born With Curiosity: The Grace Hopper Documentary

World’s First Mobile Phone in 1938?

This is not an April fools joke! A black and white film from 1938 shows a woman talking on a wireless device at a factory in the United States, claimed to be a time traveler, but her family says otherwise. According to Daily Mail, a YouTube user has come forward to claim that the woman in the clip is their great grandmother,… Continue reading World’s First Mobile Phone in 1938?

Amy Hears Sound for the First Time

Back in 2011, I posted a video about Sarah Churman who cried tears of joy after hearing her voice for the first time using a hearing implant. Another woman named Amy had a similar experience when she heard sounds for the first time in her life. Amy has been deaf since she was born. She has never heard the sound of… Continue reading Amy Hears Sound for the First Time

Woman With the Giant Leg

38-year-old Mandy Sellars suffers from an extremely rare condition, which made her legs and feet three times their normal size. She even had her massive left leg amputated after it became infected with septicaemia. But the stump soon started growing again and within three years measured a meter in circumference and weighed 3stone. Mandy has now been told it has… Continue reading Woman With the Giant Leg

Cleaning Lady Crashes Train Into Building

A 22-year-old cleaning lady took a commuter train from a train depot and drove it into a residential building in Saltsjobaden, Sweden. The woman was seriously injured in the crash and was flown to a Stockholm hospital on Tuesday. No one else was injured. A spokesman for train operator Arriva said the woman stole the four… Continue reading Cleaning Lady Crashes Train Into Building