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Needle-felted Stars

Kay Petal is an artist with a needle. Shes make needle-felted sculptures of famous folks from music, movies, TV, and the news. Surely you recognize Bruce Springsteen and Bono in the picture here. See a lot more at Petal’s website Felt Alive. She also sells supplies, patterns, and custom-felted dolls. Link -via Dangerous Minds

No More Questions!

(vimeo link) Just in time for Mothers Day, StoryCorps has a new animation. No More Questions! features feisty 87-year-old Kay Wang. This should inspire you to enjoy your mother as much as you can if you still have her. Link -thanks, Krisi Packer!

Flo and Kay: the World’s Only Female Autistic Identical Twin Savants

I’ve been doing a bit of research on autism lately, and yesterday I ran across an episode of a show called Extraordinary People that profiles an amazing pair of identical twin sisters. They’re autistic savants who can perform incredible feats of memory, and they are completely — completely — obsessed with Dick Clark and the [...]

Couple Separated by Weather Finally Reunited

John and Kay Ure live in a former lighthouse keeper’s cottage at the edge of a cliff on the coast of northern Scotland. On December 19th, Kay Ure left to go buy a Christmas turkey in Inverness. Before she could return, a snowstorm blocked the road and she had to stay in the village of [...]