Flowers lie on a plane engine at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine on July 19. All 298 passengers were killed when the Boeing 777 crashed into a field near the border with Russia. Speculation is swirling over what was behind the disaster, with some experts alleging that a Russian-made SA-11 Buk missile struck the Kuala Lumpur-bound plane.
The ‘skin writing’ art of Ariana Paige Russel.Of her condition Russel says — “My skin is very sensitive and I blush easily. I have dermatographia, a condition in which one’s immune system releases excessive amounts of histamine, causing capillaries to dilate and welts to appear (lasting about thirty minutes) when the hypersensitive skin’s surface is lightly scratched. This allows me to painlessly draw on my skin with just enough time to photograph the results. Even though I can direct this ephemeral response by drawing on it, the reaction is involuntary, much like the uncontrollable nature of a blush.”