Elise van der Wind

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A Teen With Down Syndrome Just Landed A Modelling Contract

Madeline Stuart, the courageous and inspiring teen model with Down syndrome whose story we first told here, has just landed her first major modeling …

This graffiti artist's 'experiment' with the authorities escalated hilariously

LONDON — A British graffiti artist's year-long battle with a local council – and how that squabble transformed an otherwise unremarkable brick …

Streetwear

1970s Men’s Fashion Ads You Won’t Be Able To Unsee

The 1970s must have taken place on a different planet. These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

Adventurous Couple Quit Their Jobs and Built a Tiny Mobile House to Travel Across the Country

Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard are inspiring examples of what can happen when you decide to take the leap and follow your dreams. Two years ago, the couple were living in Los Angeles working as an engineer and an executive assistant for a movie studio to make ends meet. Guillaume had always …

Travel

Frog Riding on a Beetle's Back is Reminiscent of a Wild West Scene

Using macro photography, Hendy Mp captured a bizarre nature scene unlike any we've observed before. His colorful images feature a tree frog hitching a ride to the back of a giant horned wood-boring beetle. The adventurous frog, looking like a cowboy at a rodeo, managed to stay on top of the insect …

Nature Photography

Two Adorable Squirrels Take Photos, Play Catch, and Build a Snowman

Russian photographer Vadim Trunov recently captured a couple of adorable squirrels having some wintertime fun. Set in a snow-covered forest outside of Voronezh, Russia, the cute and action-packed photos feature the creatures interacting with some human-made things as well as playing catch with a …

Cute

12 Of The World’s Most Jaw-Dropping Remote Hideaways

Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world.<p>When you live in a constantly connected (but spiritually disconnected) urban environment, it’s natural to dream about escaping to some wilderness shack and never coming …

The 5 Most Stressful Moments in Your Week

Those tense times that predictably play out over and over? They don't have to! Re-create them for the better with these strategies.<p>Monday, 8 a.m. In the car. Now.<p>No matter how much you do all weekend, you still find yourself drilling: "Let's move! Shoes, jacket, potty, go." Meanwhile, all your kid …