The Brain in Images: Top Entries in the Art of Neuroscience

The Brain in Images: Top Entries in the Art of Neuroscience

Art and neuroscience have been intertwined for centuries. Early surgeons and scientists who poked and prodded inside cranial cavities—such as Santiago Ramón y Cajal—often drew what they saw. These artistic renderings played a critical role in helping researchers grapple with the mysteries of our most vital organ. (Cajal even shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology…

From No-couture to Haute-Couture! Taking Up Hem, Taking in Waist and Handsewing Buttonholes

From No-couture to Haute-Couture! Taking Up Hem, Taking in Waist and Handsewing Buttonholes

I wrote this to enter the Trash to Treasure contest, and thought I had a little longer until the deadline, but apparently not. Reinforcing the buttonholes with hand-sewn stitching makes it more sturdy, which is utilitarian and makes it “sew tough”, a la the contest name. So anyway, without further adieu (it’s actually ado, but…

Daniel Dubois beats Nathan Gorman to win British heavyweight title

Daniel Dubois beats Nathan Gorman to win British heavyweight title

Dubois (right) found repeated joy in throwing his right handDaniel Dubois won the British title and continued his rise towards heavyweight boxing’s biggest names with a fifth-round stoppage of rival Nathan Gorman.The 21-year-old Londoner showcased his power at his city’s O2 Arena, scoring a knock down in the third round.Gorman – roared on by his…

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him

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Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt raise Brexit stakes with views on Irish backstop – The Globe and Mail

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt raise Brexit stakes with views on Irish backstop – The Globe and Mail

Conservative leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in a debate in Manchester. MATT FROST/AFP/Getty Images The two contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will discard a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by outgoing leader Theresa May. The British pound fell…

Audubon Society announces 2019 bird photography award winners

Audubon Society announces 2019 bird photography award winners

By Chloe Bryan2019-07-20 19:30:53 UTC The National Audubon Society has announced the 2019 winners of its annual photography competition, and the birds are looking great. In addition to the Grand Prize, which went to Kathrin Swoboda for her photo of a Red-winged Blackbird, the contest awards prizes in four divisions: professional, amateur, youth, and plants…