100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? It’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. How To Do An American Accent (Accents) This video gives you a brief overview of the "General American" accent. Important letters and pronunciation are emphasized and speech examples are given to help you work on developing a convincing accent. Hello, I'm an actor and a voice coach. com.
Alligator Sunglasses Life mantra. (via onlylolgifs) Share1Tweet0 Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee (click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Of these works he says: So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Lydia Hearst by Elias Wessel for Vixen Magazine Spring 2010 Photographer Elias Wessel offers a first look at the upcoming Vixen Magazine with his kaleidoscopic cover shoot that features an abundant amount of gems, sequins and greenery. Aided by stylist Storm Pedersen and art director Sophy Holland, Wessel creates a story of grandiose surrealism starring cover girl Lydia Hearst. Full Credits (include if re-posting): Photographer – Elias Wessel Model – Lydia Hearst @ Wilhelmina Models Stylist – Storm Pedersen Art Direction – Sophy Holland Hair – Charley Brown Make Up – Yadim Manicurist – Kris Kiss for Red Stylists Photo Assistant – Heinrich Zimmermann Styling Assistant – Adrian Diaz
30 of the World's Greatest Wedding Cakes Few things are more important on a wedding day (apart from both partners turning up; the ring being secure; and nobody objecting during the ceremony) than the cake. Very few weddings are without such a centrepiece. It's just a shame that so many couples opt for the same traditional, boring designs when there is so much opportunity to impress and surprise the guests.