Alexandru Costea

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The smog-guzzling buildings fighting deadly pollution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Air pollution is now the biggest global environmental killer, the WHO has confirmed. The seven million deaths it caused in 2012 exceeded the victims of cigarettes, and is more than double previous estimates.<p>Air pollution in over half of 1,600 cities surveyed is now above safe limits of …

Can You Really Get Off Work in Brazil by Claiming Your Religion Is “Football”?

Cerveja FOCA is a small company that had a big idea. The beer manufacturer would register “Futebol” as an official religion in Brazil, and host a …

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Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Graceful Photo Shoot Staged Completely Underwater

<i>The Flood</i> is a captivating series by Belgium-based photographer Harry Fayt that features Belgian soul singer Typhene Barrow immersed in an underwater world. Everything from a couch and coffee table to a chandelier and piano is submerged in Fayt's surreal, alternate universe, presenting a beautiful …

German Kindergarten Designed as a Giant Cat

Kindergarten Die Katze is a children's school in Wolfartsweier near Karlsruhe, Germany built in the adorable likeness of a giant, white cat. Designed by artist Tomi Ungerer and architect Ayla-Suzan Yndel, the educational venue adds a dose of whimsy for children to take delight in going to school. …

If you could actually see Wi-Fi, this is what it would look like

What if you could actually see Wi-Fi? It is something we all have wondered about. We can see the Wi-Fi routers in our homes and our offices, and we …

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Music

World Freestyle Football Champ Makes Mind-Blowing Skills Video in London

There’s no shortage of “insane” soccer juggling videos on the Internet, but few hold a candle to the latest exhibition by world freestyle champion Andrew Henderson.<p>Henderson’s latest video takes place in downtown London, where he incorporates several historic and contemporary landmarks around the …

Fashion wish list: what we like this week - in pictures

The Weekend fashion team picks their five favourite high-street finds each week. So whatever you're looking for – be that a new coat, some swanky shoes or an on-trend top – check out their wish list. This week, their choice includes a jumpsuit, sandals and necklace