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Sebastian Liste – An Intimate Pandemic

SALVADOR DE BAHIA, BRAZIL – DECEMBER 10, 2009: Children playing in the stairs in one of the buildings of the abandonated chocolate factory, on …

Inspiring Special Needs Children Are Photographed as Empowered Superheroes

When Apollo Bergeron was diagnosed with a rare heart defect, he underwent two heart surgeries and was left with a feeding tube in his stomach. Despite his physical limitations, his mom Renee did not want her youngest son to view himself as less than other children, so she decided to dress him up as …

Special Education

These Photos Of A 2-Year-Old And Her Drug-Addict Parents Started A Huge Controversy

Then a 21-year-old college student, Popova asked the woman, Lilya, if she could take her photograph. That photo spurred a months-long photo project on the lives of the little girl, Anfisa, and her parents, Lilya and a man named Pasha.<p>With the family's permission, Popova stayed with them for several …

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5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …

Woman saves three relatives from Ebola

It can be exhausting nursing a child through a nasty bout with the flu, so imagine how 22-year-old Fatu Kekula felt nursing her entire family through Ebola.<p>Her father. Her mother. Her sister. Her cousin. Fatu took care of them all, single-handedly feeding them, cleaning them and giving them …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

How Millennials Spend

They prefer their foods organic, their products natural, and their banks small.<p>Just how different are millennials?<p>So far, quite. They are spending money differently than previous generations, preferring to throw cash at new experiences and adventures and to reward socially responsible companies …

Physicians Develop An App To Help Prosecute Rapists In The Congo

The conflict raging in the eastern part of the African nation has become synonymous with rape. Militias seeking control of the state’s tin, tantalum, …

Human Rights

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women

With his powerful series <i>Homeless</i>, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a …

Thought-Provoking Photos Expose the Human Cost of South Africa’s Mines

For <i>Legacy of the Mine</i>, photographer Ilan Godfrey explores the human cost South Africa’s monolithic mining industry, tracing the threads of …

Intimate Photos Explore the Culture of Thailand’s ‘Ladyboys’ (NSFW)

In Thailand, transgender women, known as ladyboys, occupy a unique and complex role in society, one that is colored in part by misconceptions and …

Dark, Unflinching Photos of Zionist Exorcisms and Healings in Swaziland

Photographer Kyle Meyer met Pastor Jeffrey Mdalodze after having been beckoned to him and his assistant pastor, at which point the artist was …

Photos of the Elusive, Vagabond Circuses of El Salvador

For <i>Circo El Salvador</i>, New York-based Photographer Steven Laxton captures the magical moments behind the scenes of El Salvador’s traveling circuses. …

Incredible Moments of Tenderness Found In the Struggling Mill Towns of Pittsburgh

When photographer Dan Wetmore set out to capture the neighborhoods surrounding the abandoned steel mills of Pittsburgh, he was met at times with …

Pictures of the Week 8.28.14

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Dreamlike Conceptual Self-Portraits Fused with Dance by Kylli Sparre | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre (previously) has continued to create her dance-inspired photographs, almost all of which depict the artist …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Mockup, Aventura, KG Manhattan Script

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Stephen Burks on DIY-meets-luxury and sustainable design

Designer Stephen Burks is a man on a mission. The first African-American to rise to the top of the international contemporary design world, Burks would like to fuse local craftsmanship techniques from around the globe with well-known luxury brands.<p>As an industrial designer, Burks has worked with …

This nail polish can detect date-rape drugs in your drink

Remember the pd.id, the tiny, lighter-sized device that women could slip in their drinks to detect the presence of date-rape drugs? Soon you won’t …

Studio Makkink & Bey creates Blue Pottery using traditional Indian techniques

<b>Maison&Objet 2014:</b> Dutch designers Studio Makkink & Bey collaborated with a family of craftspeople in northern India to develop a collection of …

The Vignelli Canon

The book suggestion of this week is The Vignelli Canon by the famous Italian designer and legend, Massimo Vignelli. In the book Vignelli shares a …

Photographer Captures the Reactions of Subjects While He is Nude

Trevor Christensen's series titled <i>Nude Portraits</i> might sound provocative, but in actuality there aren't any naked people featured in it. The Utah-based photographer is the one who's nude, and the images he captures are of his subjects' reactions to his clothingless body. It's not a trick or a …

Photography

TUEL Mobility Product for Children by Anne Gorgy

The project <b>TUEL</b> arose from the observation of young disabled kids, whom due to their disability couldn’t interact properly with other children and …