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  1. Summer Skincare Savers : Conquering the heat, sweats and tears with these gentle, effective productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    The dog days of August are just around the corner. Helping with melting makeup, accidentally-too-long naps in the sun, overzealous air conditioning and more are these skincare savers we now can't imagine our daily routines without.

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  2. Link About It: The Tampon of the Future Can Diagnose InfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    To engineer Ridhi Tariyal and her business partner Stephen Gire, the tampon is much more than just a women's hygiene product-it's a treasure trove of information. The duo is currently working to develop a tampon that can one day analyze blood to help women self-diagnose infections like chlamydia or even endometriosis in their own home.

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  3. Link About It: Create a Personalized Font Based on Your VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    To announce this year's list of nominees, The Webby Awards has launched a program that creates personalized typefaces based on people's voices. Called "TypeVoice," the web application takes into account volume, pitch and other audio parameters to spit out a unique font for everyone.

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  4. Link About It: Whales Are Eating Our TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    A recent surge in whale beachings is causing major concern for researchers and marine biologists. Not long ago, a necropsy of a beached whale revealed huge amounts of car parts and plastic waste, including buckets and netting in its stomach.

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  5. Link About It: Glowee Bioluminescent Light ShellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    A French start-up called Glowee has created an alternative light source that could possibly change the way we illuminate the night. Using bioluminescent bacteria found inside the Hawaiian bobtail squid, the company creates transparent, glowing shells that can be placed virtually anywhere that needs light.

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  6. Link About It: Robots are Rebuilding World Heritage Sites Destroyed by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Archaeologists and cultural organizations have turned to 3D modeling to rebuild world heritage sites destroyed by Islamic State militants. Using dozens of photographs, they're able to create computer models of the ancient structures.

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  7. Link About It: A Time Capsule of Images Depicting Mid-Century ModernismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    The University of Southern California has just digitized 1,300 architectural images captured during the heyday of mid-century modernism. The treasure trove of photos offers a never-before-seen look inside the works of famed architects-like Richard Neutra, Frank Lloyd Wright, Albert Frey and more-raw, unfiltered and in their natural setting.

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  8. Link About It: The Future of Sex Beyond VR PornRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    With the long-awaited consumer version of Oculus Rift finally shipping, virtual reality is in the midst of an industry boom. One major market already shifting to take advantage of the new tech is sex, and Fast Company has a few ideas of how its future might map out beyond just virtual reality porn-including teledildonics, DIY 3D-printed genitals and cyber relationships.

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  9. Link About It: The Forgotten History of Women MapmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Women are often overlooked in cartography when, in fact, they've contributed to the field just as much as any man has. Uncovering the history of women mapmakers, the Atlantic delves into the past 300 years of North American cartography and the women that introduced new coastlines to the masses.

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  10. Link About It: These Cyborg Beetles Could One Day Replace DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Could cyborg insects be the next step in the evolution of drones? Engineers from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University and the University of California Berkeley seem to think so. They've developed a way to remotely control beetles by inserting electrodes on the their legs, optic lobes and flight muscles.

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  11. Link About It: Words Come to Life in These Surreal InstallationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Trevor Wheatley's typographic installations breathe life into words and one-liners. Words like "squad", "sus", and "real talk" are extracted from their digital existences and planted into exotic environments around the world.

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  12. Link About It: Architect Zaha Hadid Dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Cool Hunting

    Dame Zaha Hadid , widely considered one of the world's greatest living architects, has died at the age of 65 from a heart attack. Her sudden and shocking passing ends an award-winning career in which she produced some of the world's most ground-breaking works, including the MAXXI Museum, Spain's Bridge Pavilion, Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Museum and the London Olympic Aquatic Centre-to name a few.

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