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Walk Free Foundation – Global Slavery Index 2013

Walk Free Foundation – Global Slavery Index 2013

The Ultimate Towel Folding Guide The practice and study of origami involve various topics relevant to the mathematical field, but you don’t need to be any expert to fold some towels in a nice and different way. Terrys Fabrics shows us how in the following infographic. [Click here for full size version] Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): <div style="clear:both"><a href=" src=" title="The Ultimate Towel Folding Guide" alt="The Ultimate Towel Folding Guide" border="0" /></a></div><div>Courtesy of: <a href=" Journal</a></div>

10 Geeky Camping Gadgets So you love roughing it in the great outdoors, but you still like to be caught up on all the latest gear for the bold outdoorsman? We feel you. Camping gadgets are some of the most useful gadgets around, especially if you love to spend summer weekends in a trailer in the woods, in the mountains, and camping on the coast. Here are 10 must-have essentials for campers who like a little geeky gear with their fresh air. 1. Earl ($249): Described as a backcountry survival tablet, Earl works where smartphones and tablets cannot. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. What hi-tech gadgets do you take with you on camping trips and outdoor expeditions? Saudi cleric says driving risks damaging women's ovaries 29 September 2013Last updated at 11:27 ET Thousands have signed up to a campaign to defy the ban Women who drive risk damaging their ovaries and producing children with clinical problems, according to a conservative Saudi cleric. The comment, made by Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan, came as activists step up their campaign for women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed to drive. Women are being called upon to defy the ban and drive on 26 October. The campaign, started on Twitter, has attracted more than 11,000 signatures. It is the latest in a series of campaigns over the past two decades for women to be allowed to sit behind the wheel. The ban on women drivers, while informal, is enforced by Saudi police through fines and arrests. "If a woman drives a car, not out of pure necessity, that could have negative physiological impacts as functional and physiological medical studies show that it automatically affects the ovaries and pushes the pelvis upwards," Sheikh Lohaidan told the news website

Game Girl Under Water – Beautiful girls illustrations by Sakimichan Game Girl Under Water – Beautiful girls illustrations by Sakimichan A series of pretty girls from the portfolio of the young Canadian illustrator Sakimichan. via Milky Pin-Up – A Pin-Up calendar for 2014 Milky Pin-Up – A Pin-Up calendar for 2014 “Milky Pin-Up“, a calendar for 2014 that brings together photographs of pin-up by Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz, a British photographer based in London. This photographer creates some great compositions blending the retro world of pin-up with liquid dresses digitally enhanced, giving a beautiful energy to the colorful photographs of these naked ladies… Images © Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Father Daughter Photographic Amusement by Dave Engledow Every father knows his daughter is the most special, awesome, and incredible little girl in the world, but not many of us capture the magic in the unique way of photographer Dave Engledow. Dave’s joyful exploration of life with a daughter his life revolves around provides us with a look behind the scenes of every father’s real thoughts. Dave cheers on his toddling daughter as she smacks a boy to the ground in a toddler boxing match. He captures the moment as his daughter and friends protest the inadequacy of snacks and tyrannical abuse of parental nap power in their neighborhood. We delightedly watch as Dave and his daughter experiment with food, fire, and chemicals. The photographic mayhem from the mind of Dave Engledow, along with the the cuteness of his daughter, are imaginings any father can appreciate. Capture all the wild antics of Dave and his daughter on Dave’s Fotoblur pages. Via Fotoblur

Adventure Series by Dave Hill Commercial photographer living in Los Angeles, Dave Hill is not only one of the most talented photographers we have seen in a while but is also incredible at digital composites. In his latest project, Dave does a fantastic job at showcasing some thrilling adventure series photos that depict some incredible scenes of action, adventure and exploration. Via Dave Hill

Pressy gives Android devices another physical button With the meteoric rise in popularity of the touchscreen, something people tend to forget is the importance of physical buttons. Nimrod Back and his team are not among those who have forgotten, and they are looking to add an extra button to Android devices with an interesting new product called Pressy. It plugs into the headphone port, and adds all kinds of quick-access functions. View all The button itself, while cool, is only useful with a good application behind it. The application sits in the background and monitors the headphone jack for input from the user. Another major part of this project is the API, which will allow developers to build their own functionality with the button. Android 2.3 and newer is supported, so even some moderately old devices can get in on the action. iOS, on the other hand, is not. The Pressy team is seeking funding on Kickstarter. The (hilarious) Kickstarter pitch below provides more information on Pressy and shows it in action. Sources: Pressy, Kickstarter

Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide When we were reviewing 10 of the best online resources for free books, we had a LOT of readers chime in with their own favorites as well. Thank you for all your helpful contributions! In fact, we had so many suggestions, we have enough to compile a huge list from them, so here they are in no particular order: ManyBooks – Free eBooks for your PDA, iPod, or eBook reader – Thanks Tony Bryan & abben BookCrossing – Where real books are released into the wild to be found by others – Thanks EngtechLibraryElf – The perfect companion to a public library system – Thanks EngtechScribd – Open library to publish and discover documents online – Thanks CincauHangus Word Public Library – 400,000 PDF ebooks for download – Thanks EllenFree Tech Books – Free computer science and engineering books (+ lecture notes) – Thanks EllenBookins – Swap real books with other readers – Thanks Jimbob WellToldTales – Free short story podcasts (like audiobooks, but shorter) – Thanks Kevin C. Google+