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Spidey's Tighty Whities

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green
Kelly Rypkema

In a real life struggle between Spiderman and Superman, just who would win?

National Medalists

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Yvonne C. Brill received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama in October 2011 "for innovation in rocket propulsion systems for geosynchronous." Other women have received these medals, also for groundbreaking accomplishments.

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Women used to wear corsets under their dresses which were very heavy, required assistance for dressing, and permanently altered the locations of a woman's organs. Bloomer advocated for a looser top, a skirt that stopped at the knee, with a pair of pants worn under the skirts.

Chemistry She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Learn about more she-roes and celebrate amazing women like these five women in science. As a practicing electrical engineer, I know that I benefited from the actions of these trailblazing women.

Bullet-Resistant Blanket Could Protect Kids Against School Shootings

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma company has created a protective blanket that developers say could give children a better chance of surviving debri...

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

John Celock

N.J. Lawmaker: 'I've Never Seen A Deer Wearing 48 Layers of Kevlar'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The majority leader of the New Jersey General Assembly is pushing a package of Democratic-sponsored gun control measures, describing the...

'Stepping Out With LeBron'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If the shoe fits, get LeBron James to buy it for you. That's what I wanted to do recently when I went to the Nike Factory Store in Riverhead, N.Y., to purchase a pair of sneakers.

Bombings In Mumbai: Enough Is Enough

Turnstyle | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

New Year's Non-Resolutions: Appreciating the Inventions that Make Our Lives Easier

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Instead of making new year's resolutions, I'm going to thank the unsung heroes who invented things that will continue to make life easier for yet another year.