Amanda Torres

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Hotel staff take stuffed tiger on adventure before reuniting with 2-year-old boy

One stuffed tiger was taken on quite the adventure after his owner mistakenly left him behind when leaving the Holiday Inn Express in Sheldon, Iowa.<p>Brianna Kroontje, the hotel's general manager, came into work on Aug. 10 with a note on her desk asking her to ship the tiger to Netza Molas, the …

Fun, Colorful Tableware Designed For Alzheimer’s Patients

After watching her grandmother fall ill, designer Sha Yao created Eatwell to help Alzheimer’s patients eat with dignity.<p>From malnutrition due to dementia to the inability to eat with dignity, patients with neurodegenerative have a lot of problems at meal times, difficulties Taiwanese designer Sha …

Adorable Puppies Become Wise Adult Dogs in Heartwarming Side-By-Side Portraits

Photographer Amanda Jones beautifully documents the lives of dogs in her book <i>Dog Years: Faithful Friends Then & Now.</i> The artist has been working with animals for over 20 years and, during this time, she's photographed dogs who are at completely different stages in their lives. Some are young …

Go Behind the Lens of That Famous V-J Day Kiss in Times Square

LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt kissing a woman during V-J Day celebrations in Times Square, August 14, 1945.<br>William C. Shrout—The LIFE Picture …

How not to alienate locals: Tips for responsible photos

<b>Is it OK to take photos of locals without their permission? How do local customs dictate what is and isn’t OK? How do I pluck up the courage to ask</b> …

The Fourth Wall: A Rare View of Famous European Theater Auditoriums Photographed from the Stage | Colossal

<p>For his ongoing series The Fourth Wall, Hamburg-based photographer Klaus Frahm shatters the illusion of stagecraft by taking us behind-the-scenes of …

15 Questionable Throwback Trends Every Fashion Girl Secretly Loved

Just admit it already.<p>Long before athleisure, normcore, and inconspicuous consumption, there were glory days filled with bedazzled going-out tops, belly chains, and low-rise denim in sketchy washes. And though we've long since packed up our gem-hued silk halters with the oversize sternum brooches, …

Rachel McAdams

6 Ways to Make Your Shoes Last Forever

Tried and tested tips from a footwear addict.<p>My favorite shoes are platform, peep-toe, 5-inch heels by Miu Miu. They're year-round shoes, worn bare in the spring and summer months, and with socks or tights when it gets colder. And get this: I bought them eight years ago.<p>They're not even the oldest …

Sacred mystery: the photographers obsessed with the crumbling sphinx

For 50 centuries, the great sphinx of Giza has been a silent witness to history, as nomads, travellers, armies and tourists passed underneath its massive limestone form, stopped to climb on it or simply to marvel at its monolithic presence. “The pharaohs, Ethiopians, Persians, Lagids, Romans, lower …

Ancient History