World’s Youngest Chess Expert


“Only three years or so since first picking up the game of chess, 9-year-old Carissa Yip can already look down at 93 per cent of the more than 51,000 players registered with the U.S. Chess Federation. She has risen so far up the rankings that she has reached the expert level at a younger age than anyone since the chess federation began electronic record-keeping in 1991, a new level she reached in recent weeks… Carissa is hesitant when asked about her accomplishments, saying she doesn’t spend much time thinking about them.” w/ photos

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The Art Of Illustration

“Illustrators articulate what a photograph cannot. Using an array of techniques and styles, illustrators evoke stories and meaning in a variety of mediums, from editorial illustration in magazines and newspapers, to comics books, to activist media. And as their tasks over the years have become less informational and more expressive, their individual voice as artists becomes all the more critical and beautiful, revealing an exciting and awe-inspiring age of illustration.” — PBSoffbook

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Smartphone Enabled Hydrogen Fuel Cell R/C Car

“Following in the footsteps of Horizon’s Time Magazine Best Invention, and a Toy Innovation Award in Nuremberg, the largest annual toy fair in the world – the iH2GO is the ultimate in fuel cell miniaturization. It brings together the world of mobility and interactivity with solar hydrogen fuel cell model cars, taking us a step further into the future, with really exciting technology.” — wtaras

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Swirl Aerating Wine Glasses


Wouldn’t it be nice to just pour your favorite glass of red wine and aerate it with a few swirls of the glass? Now you can with our aerating wine glasses! Simply pour your wine into these plastic wine glass and swirl to aerate. The more you swirl the wine glass, the more aeration the wine receives. Our aerating wine glasses are strong and durable, as they are made out of shatter-proof, BPA-free plastic. A few swirls will improve the flavor of your wine and reduces sulfites too, making this set of wine glasses a must have for any wine drinker. Swirl aerating wine glasses come as a set of two and holds up to 12 oz. of wine. Hand wash only with warm, soapy water.” w/ photos

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