Saturday, April 30, 2016

Harvey Nichols Celebrates Vogue's 100th Anniversary with a Centenarian Model

To celebrate British Vogue’s 100th birthday, Harvey Nichols launches a campaign starring Bo Gilbert, the first 100 year-old model to appear in the magazine. This video goes behind-the-scenes at Bo’s photoshoot with iconic fashion photographer Phil Pointer.



Via 

Gene-trification?

Illustration: Jennifer Dionisio

The biohacker movement has made DIY biology a popular hobby. At a Brooklyn lab you can dabble in genetic engineering. Genspace, a kind of co-working lab for scientists, offers a fully equipped research laboratory available for public use for a modest monthly fee.
One teenager diligently working at the lab was diagnosed with ADHD and is using Genspace in his spare time to figure out if he has a particular genetic signature for the disorder. He even got his school to allow him to collect DNA samples from other students for his investigation.

More here

The North American Bison Will Be US National Mammal


“The National Mammal declaration not only recognizes the historic role of bison in America, it celebrates the resurgence of bison as an important part of the American environment, diet, and an emerging part of the agricultural economy.”
More here

CV Of Failures

Johannes Haushofer, an assistant professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University, has published a CV listing his career failures on Twitter to encourage others to keep trying in the face of disappointment. The resume includes sections titled Degree programs I did not get into, Research funding I did not get and Paper rejections from academic journals. 



Haushofer says "This darn CV of Failures has received way more attention than my entire body of academic work."

More here