Did you know that a 110lb. woman wearing stiletto high heel shoes puts a lot more pressure on the ground than a 6,000lb elephant? Learn what high heel shoes have to do with the laws of physics that XVIIth Century physicist Isaac Newton derived … thesciencebabe
The Ig Nobel Prizes are a parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year in early October for ten achievements that “first make people laugh, and then make them think”. Organized by the scientific humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR),
they are presented by a group that includes genuine Nobel Laureates at a ceremony at Harvard University’s Sanders Theater… wikipedia.org
And the winners this year are…
Kinda sci-fi…kinda futuristic…kinda cool…pierced eyeglasses.
Yuko Shimizu is an illustrator and a fine artist. She is also an illustration instructor at School of Visual Arts, New York.
Drawing had been Yuko’s hobby ever since she was a child. However, growing up in a traditional Japanese family, pursuing a path in art was just not an option. After receiving BA in advertising and marketing – the most creative of the practical field – from Waseda University she landed on a position in PR for a big corporation in Tokyo.
Individualists demand excellence, exclusivity and choice, and for the very same reason, luxury watchmaking firms are always busy creating some unusual, out of the world wrist watches for the elite individuals. A luxury watch usually says a lot about the monetary and social status of its owner. If you love to spend your hard earned money on an unusual luxury wrist watch, we present to you some of the most extraordinary watches of all time (more)…bornrich.org