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The right stuff: Young women take rising interest in taxidermy

There's an emerging trend of young women getting into the art of taxidermy these days, and many of them practice "ethical taxidermy." That means they only use the carcasses of animals that died accidentally or of natural causes.

Smart dressers: Technology flourishes in wearable fashion designs

A model in a pink bodysuit and a red, high-waisted couture skirt featured smart technology designed to ease a woman’s menstrual cramps. Such smart technology was featured in the Wearables in Smart Fabrics Fashion Show in Phoenix.

Climbing from homelessness to give back

Rudy Soliz, a worker at Justa Center for people 55 and older who are homeless, said he knows what it’s like for people to look down on you.