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Hairstyle Appreciation Day: Celebrate it at Leila's Hair Museum

by Diana Lambdin Meyer. Posted Apr 29th 2014 09:10 AM
Celebrate Hairstyle Appreciation Day. Mrs. Donald Cohoon;Leila Cohoon of Leila's Hair Museum
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As you celebrate Hairstyle Appreciation Day today (you are observing it, right?) keep this fact in mind: at the end of every hair cut in salons, beauty parlors and barbershops around the world, potentially great works of art are swept away in the trash.

That's the way Leila Cahoon sees it anyway. A semi-retired cosmetologist in Independence, Missouri, Cahoon is also the owner and namesake of Leila's Hair Museum. Her collection of more than 2,000 objects woven from human hair is considered the largest collection of its kind in the world. (She also has some things made of horse hair, but that's a whole 'nother conversation.)
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Points of Interest: Confusion Continues on the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 12th 2014 12:38 PM
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The continuing confusion on the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: Afghanistan's Jihad Museum and the Tom Waits Map

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 6th 2014 09:50 AM
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Afghanistan's Jihad Museum, an interactive map of every location mentioned In Tom Waits's songs and a dating startup wanting to fly New York City women to meet San Francisco men are among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: RyanAir's $10 Transatlantic Flights, Uber's Surge Pricing

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 27th 2014 09:23 AM
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RyanAir promising $10 flights from the United States to Europe, Uber forcing a driver shortage to boost surge pricing and Lego piecing together a new act are among today's points of interest.
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3 New Hotel Openings: Chicago's Kinzie, Miami's Cambria Suites and Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 10th 2014 04:15 PM
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Chicago's Kinzie Hotel (pictured at top), Miami's Cambria Suites Miami Hotel and the Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto highlight the world's recent hotel openings.
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