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Meet Phoenix Jones, a Seattle native, who patrols the city’s deserted streets at night, dressed in his 10.000-dollar superhero costume. He and his girlfriend, Purple Reign, are part of the global superhero network called The Alliance.

Read full story at http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/showbiz/comic-book-real-life-superheroes-phoenix-jones/index.html

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Tip-off courtesy of http://dheerajgautam.wordpress.com/

‘The longest breath of love
is the shortest distance to heaven’

from ‘Love’ by Akiane

Meet Akiane Kramarik, a self-taught artist, poet and composer. I first saw her in the documentary called “The Indigo Revolution” by James Twyman, Stephen Simon, Kent Romney and Doreen Virtue

Here is how the world is supposed to be (or maybe it is, but we’re not paying attention?)

Eesha Khare, an 18-year-old American student of Indian origin, received a Young Scientist Award of $50,000 from the Intel Foundation for inventing a phone charger that fits within the cell and can re-charge its battery in just 20 to 30 seconds.

The grand prize of the annual Intel Science event ($75,000) went to Ionut Budisteanu of Romania who created a model for a low-cost, self-driving car (something Google has been raking its brain over for quite a while).

Read the entire story here http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-05-21/nri-achievers/39417300_1_top-prize-cellphone-battery-intel

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A Tumblr blogger says her mom “has 8 years of art education” and yet works as a waitress. Her family is also originally from Florence, Italy – a country the blogger’s mother has always wanted to see.

A stranger ate at the place where the artist-by-calling is currently working, leaving a generous tip of $1000 on a $60 bill. That was after him and the waitress had a conversation, in which the latter expressed her desire to visit the country of her ancestors one day. “Your ticket to Italy – Enjoy!”, said the note on the bill.

Read full story here – http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/the-upbeat/woman-posts-photo-1-000-tip-60-42-202559115.html

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