Quadruple Amputee Walked The Runway At New York Fashion Week

Quadruple Amputee Walked The Runway At New York Fashion Week

Craig Barritt / Getty Images Fashion designer Carrie Hammer’s mission is to make stylish workwear for underserved professional women. Her efforts aren’t just focused on the design aspect; in her runway shows, she started a campaign to use “Role Models Not Runway Models,” including accomplished women of different sizes and abilities with empowering stories. In February, … Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Doodles Into Gorgeous Paintings

This Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Doodles Into Gorgeous Paintings

The whole time she was pregnant, Ruth Oosterman said she had a terrible artist’s block and couldn’t create anything. But the second her 2-year-old daughter was born, “she became my muse,” she told BuzzFeed. “I would paint with her strapped onto my chest and when she was old enough to use a crayon we began … Continue reading »

This Insane Florida ‘Palace’ Is The Most Expensive Home For Sale In The US

This Insane Florida ‘Palace’ Is The Most Expensive Home For Sale In The US

Bryan Nieblas A French-inspired mansion has just hit the market for an astronomical $139 million, making it the most expensive home for sale in the U.S. The 60,000-square-foot estate, called “Le Palais Royal,” sits on over 4 acres and 465 feet of beachfront on Millionaires Mile in Hillsboro Beach, Florida. The “palace” features 11 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, and the first-ever … Continue reading »

Wife number 14 for Swazi king

Wife number 14 for Swazi king

Speaking of African royals and polygamy… Tens of thousands of Swazi girls danced before King Mswati in the annual Reed Dance, and a newspaper owned by the royal conglomerate used the occasion to announce that the king had wed his 14th wife, who he had selected from among the maidens at last year’s reed dance. … Continue reading »

5 Presentation Tips From The World Champion Of Public Speaking

5 Presentation Tips From The World Champion Of Public Speaking

Toastmasters International Sri Lankan human resources consultant Dananjaya Hettiarachchi, was recently crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International. Hettiarachchi survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world. He and eight other finalists competed at the Toastmasters annual convention last month in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. … Continue reading »

ROBOCOPS BRING LAW AND ORDER TO THE CONGO

ROBOCOPS BRING LAW AND ORDER TO THE CONGO

An army of mechanical monsters causing havoc on the planet has been a prevailing theme in sci-fi stories since the genre was first conceived. However, in Kinshasa, Congo, a group of engineers are trying to re-brand the metal villains by outfitting them with cameras and sunglasses and employing them to direct traffic. Eight foot tall “robocops” that look like … Continue reading »