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The Physics of Bullets Vs. Wonder Woman's Bracelets

WIREDWIRED - Jun 6, 2017
Now, anyone who knows Wonder Woman knows one of her signature moves is deflecting bullets with her awesome Bracelets of Submission. Those things are really cool—they're indestructible, and can absorb the impact of falls, bullets, and other stuff.  


Us Weekly Wants the World to Know Hoop Earrings Are Back, and Black Women Are Like, 'They Never Left'

The RootThe Root - Jun 9, 2017
Attention, ladies and gentlemen: Hoop earrings are back! Sure, you may be sitting in your cubicle at work, rocking the same pair you've worn since 1994, but never mind all that. It doesn't matter, because we have celebrities like these rocking them: ...  


Scientists Found An Exoplanet With Clouds Of Rubies And Sapphires [Infographic]

ForbesForbes - Jun 5, 2017
Out of thousands of known exoplanets, it's not every day that we find one with an atmosphere. When they do find one, scientists get excited because that atmosphere can be key to understanding the planet. By analyzing the atmosphere they can determine ...  


I Hate Chokers, But I Love These

Refinery29Refinery29 - Jun 16, 2017
These teeny-tiny accent pieces are great for layering with other necklaces of a variety of lengths, and for wearing with more unexpected items, like bathing suits or workout clothes. Plus, I think they're a great way to finish off fancier dresses and ...  


New smart monitoring anklets check sweat for drugs, alcohol

NewshubNewshub - May 23, 2017
A new electronic monitoring anklet has been rolled out by Corrections that monitors an offender's sweat for the presence of drugs and alcohol. It's part of a crackdown on offenders who breach their bail conditions, which usually include a ban on ...  


Gemstone Toast Is Here to Give You All of the Good Vibes

TeenVogue.comTeenVogue.com - May 16, 2017
Healing crystals are the trendiest thing to happen to wellness since Spencer Pratt started touting them on The Hills nearly a decade ago. And now, true to 2017, there's gemstone toast — proving the crystal trend can also be for your stomach, not just ...  

Wedding Rings

People are getting wedding rings customised with their fingerprints ...

Cosmopolitan.comCosmopolitan.com - Jun 8, 2017
These personalised fingerprint wedding rings are everything.  

Engagement Rings

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

HuffPostHuffPost - Jun 15, 2017
Maybe you can't buy love. But if you're in the market for an engagement ring, you'll quickly realize that it won't be cheap. According to the Knot's 2015 Real Weddings Study, Americans spent an average of $5,871 on engagement rings, up from $5,855 in ...  


Pearls From: William O'Neill, MD

MedPage TodayMedPage Today - Jun 13, 2017
Current surgical efforts to rein in tricuspid regurgitation still leave many patients undertreated, so researchers are looking to catheter-based technologies to solve this problem. In this exclusive MedPage Today video, William W. O'Neill, MD, of Henry ...  

Engraved Gem

J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires Rare First-Century Carved Gem

Patch.comPatch.com - Dec 17, 2016
“It will go on view in the Villa's reinstalled galleries alongside other engraved gems, including our amethyst Apollo attributed to the engraver Solon and the engraved gem of the head of Demosthenes signed by Apelles.” The gem has a long and ...  


Diacolor – Fine Contemporary Jewels

VOGUE IndiaVOGUE India - Jun 8, 2017
We work extensively with briolette-cuts, an art of manufacturing polished diamonds that commands meticulous precision and expertise. Giving a contemporary edge to ancient Celtic patterns is a pair of earrings made with cognac diamond briolette and over ...  


Are Diamonds Really Forever?

New York TimesNew York Times - Jun 13, 2017
As the crystals are squeezed and heated, the molecular bonds are weakened, with the edges and flat surfaces of the crystals being particularly vulnerable, Dr. Harlow explained. Many diamonds end up with rounded shapes rather than being sharply defined.  

Opal Jewelry

Market held, local volunteers thanked
The Monitor Roxby Downs - Jun 14, 2017

Strong crowds of people enjoyed the market on Monday morning, with stalls including homewares, opal jewelry, playdough, baked goods, a clairvoyant, clothing and more, as well as the usual special treats from the Andamooka Yacht Club, live music, and a ...  


The Physics of Bullets Vs. Wonder Woman's Bracelets

WIREDWIRED - Jun 6, 2017
Now, anyone who knows Wonder Woman knows one of her signature moves is deflecting bullets with her awesome Bracelets of Submission. Those things are really cool—they're indestructible, and can absorb the impact of falls, bullets, and other stuff.  

Toe Rings

Bushy and unkempt: The weird things that turn Kenyans on

SDE Entertainment NewsSDE Entertainment News - Jun 12, 2017
Today, there are those who fantasise over their ideal feet shape, properly pedicured and maybe adorned with anklets and toe rings. Conversely, there are those who find ugly feet an instant turn-off, with 'ugly' being a very relative term. Just having ...  

Nose Rings

4.0 student gets kicked out of class for nose piercing

yourcentralvalley.comyourcentralvalley.com - May 23, 2017
Tyler and her mom got matching nose rings last week. On Monday, the Bullard High freshman says her teacher noticed and sent her to the office right away. "They would not let me back to class with my nose piercing," said Pafford. Pafford is a 4.0 ...  


Beautiful embroidered brooches of birds by Paulina Bartnik

Creative Boom (blog)Creative Boom (blog) - Jun 7, 2017
Through her shop, Conieco she crafts the most detailed threaded brooches, mainly of birds. Barn owls, ravens, chickadees, finches and parrots – each of her jewellery pieces are incredibly lifelike and showcase the breadth of Paulina's talent. Using ...  

Cuff Links

DIY Father's Day Gift: Lego Cuff Links

Patch.comPatch.com - Jun 9, 2017
... but sometimes Dad is too busy to devote time to his hobby. When he's busy at work, he can still show off his geeky side with a simple pair of Lego cuff links. These cuff links can be crafted in minutes (minus drying time), so they're perfect for ...  

Gold Jewelry

India Said to Plan Gold Policy Revamp for $19 Billion Sector ...

BloombergBloomberg - Jun 16, 2017
India, which vies with China as the top consumer of bullion, is working on new policies to improve transparency and help expand its $19 billion gold jewelry ...  

Silver Jewelry

JIS 2017: Balaam Jewelry's Edgy Mexican Silver

JCKJCK - Jun 8, 2017
The designer's edgy sterling silver jewelry—which she creates with three other designers for the brand—literally stopped me in my tracks as I was strolling the upper ballroom at the Tropicana Las Vegas Wednesday afternoon (and Krause's bubbly ...  

Celtic Jewelry

Your chance to see inside a Celtic jewelry master workshop (PHOTOS)

IrishCentralIrishCentral - Oct 3, 2016
Walker Metalsmiths, one of North America's premier online sources of Celtic jewelry, is all of those things. Stephen Walker is a master goldsmith. His workshop is in a small village surrounded by hills and forests. According to Stephen Walker, “The ...  

Birthstone Jewelry

Birthstone Jewelry: 15 Drool-Worthy Aquamarine Jewels

JCKJCK - Mar 4, 2016
If aquamarine really does have a soothing influence, some of that is likely due to the beauty of the stone itself. According to GIA, “Faceted aquamarine is often exceptionally transparent with vitreous luster,” so when it sparkles it does so brightly ...  

Designer Jewelry

Dallas's Coolest Jewelry Store Is Popping Up in Houston

Houstonia MagazineHoustonia Magazine - May 22, 2017
For one day only, Dallas jewelry destination Ylang 23 is bringing its unparalleled collection of designer jewelry to Houston. On Wednesday, May 24, Houstonians can shop the store's coveted sparklers from brands including Irene Neuwirth, Jennifer Meyer ...  

Estate Jewelry

New Show at 2018 Las Vegas Jewelry Week- Las Vegas Estate Jewelry & Watch Pavilion
ArtfixDaily - Jun 6, 2017

(Palm Beach, FL – May 30, 2017) --The Palm Beach Show Group continues to expand its impressive line-up of shows with the launch of the Las Vegas Estate Jewelry & Watch Pavilion, located in the center of the world renowned JCK Las Vegas show floor.  

Heart Jewelry

Kate Middleton is Valentine's Day ready in red jacket and heart jewelry

HELLO! USHELLO! US - Feb 14, 2017
Kate Middleton is Valentine's Day ready in red jacket and heart jewelry. February 15, 2017. Kate Middleton got into the Valentine's Day spirit on February 14. The stylish royal was festive in red as she stepped out for an engagement at the RAF base in ...  

Jewelry Boxes

Don't get robbed when you hold a garage sale
ChicagoNow (blog) - Jun 19, 2017

I hadn't put any out, but there were a couple of jewelry boxes upstairs. This is where I got stupid. I was so eager to sell things, and so over-trusting, that I brought her in the house. I would never have let a strange man in the house. The ...  

Jewelry Designer

Artist and jewelry designer GL Smothers is having a blast with social media

Rolling OutRolling Out - Jun 18, 2017
I've had a gift for drawing since childhood. I didn't truly embrace the title of being an artist until my mid-20s. That's when I began to take my work seriously. It felt like a calling at the time and still does today. How have you managed to maintain ...  

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