Alyssa Johnson

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Delicious jewelry made from recycled vintage silverware

What kind of stories lay hidden within everyday objects? That's the question that artist Dan Kemp of Dank Artistry asks himself when he collects …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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Oxfam urges G20 to curb tax avoidance that harms Africa

<b>Urgent action is needed at Thursday's G20 summit in St Petersburg to fix a tax system allowing firms to "rip off" poor African nations, Oxfam has warned.</b><p>Such countries were losing almost 2% of national income in tax not paid by firms, depriving them of billions of pounds, the charity said.<p>It urged …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

How Africa's New Urban Centers Are Shifting Its Old Colonial Boundaries

The continent's booming new economic zones are outstripping the ability of weak central governments to retain their hold on them.<p>Twice as populous today as the next biggest African country, Nigeria, which was cobbled together as a colony 100 years ago, has always stood out on its continent as the …

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 75<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …