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I Photograph Abandoned Buildings While Travelling Across Europe (Part 2)

I Photograph Abandoned Buildings While Travelling Across Europe (Part 2)

As far as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by abandoned places, so there’s no surprise that after a few childhood explorations, I decided to take a camera with me to bring back memories of my trips. I started giving more and more importance to the place I was shooting to get the satisfaction of perfectly capturing the ... Read More »

I Photograph Abandoned Buildings While Travelling Across Europe

I Photograph Abandoned Buildings While Travelling Across Europe

During the last four years, I have been photographing abandoned places across the world for my project “Ask the Dust”. I am now very proud to present my work to you; feel free to create your own stories on what’s hidden behind these images. Come with me in an epic journey through ruins from the genteel parlours of long departed ... Read More »

A Couple Made a Mini Passport After Finding Out They Were Pregnant Before a Trip

A Couple Made a Mini Passport After Finding Out They Were Pregnant Before a Trip

They got it stamped, too! This might be the sweetest baby announcement ever. A Reddit user posted about how he and his wife found out she was pregnant two days before leaving on a trip to Japan. To mark the occasion, he made a miniature passport to take with them on their journey. “I’m American, my wife’s Italian, and we ... Read More »

7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Oil Pulling

7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Oil Pulling

Originating as an Ayurvedic ritual dating back 3 000 plus years, oil pulling involves swishing a tablespoon of organic coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil or sesame oil around your mouth for between 5-20 minutes, pulling the oil between your teeth and then spitting it out. One should never swallow this as you are trying to cleanse your mouth of ... Read More »

Photographer Beautifully Captures Uniqueness Of People With MC1R Genes

Photographer Beautifully Captures Uniqueness Of People With MC1R Genes

What come to your mind when you look at a fair skinned individual with red hair color? The first thought that comes to our mind is Scottish, Irish, Welsh… Photographer Michelle Marshall wants to break this perception and make people aware of the MC1R Recessive Gene in raced individuals by documenting with simple portraits of these amazing people suffering from ... Read More »

If You Knew What’s in McDonald’s Fries You’d Be Seriously Disgusted And Never Eat Them Again

If You Knew What’s in McDonald’s Fries You’d Be Seriously Disgusted And Never Eat Them Again

It has been decades now, as nutritionists and food experts talk about the negative impact that processed and junk food has on our health. However, people find it difficult to get rid of this nasty habit and incorporate a proper nutrition in their lives. This is due to the fact that fast food is pretty addictive and tasty, but is ... Read More »

Los Angeles is Turning Old Motels Into 500 Apartments for Homeless Vets

Los Angeles is Turning Old Motels Into 500 Apartments for Homeless Vets

If you’ve been to Los Angeles in the past five years or so, then you know just how much of a homeless problem the city has.  What’s even worse is that so many of these homeless folks are veterans who once served our country. In an effort to house these homeless veterans, the City of Los Angeles has a new ... Read More »

Why I Meditate

Why I Meditate

I have been searching for “answers” most of my life and have written about an epiphany in 2007 when I watched a TED video in which geneticist Juan Enriquez spoke of DNA not as “like” software, but as encoded instructions. At that time I was struck by the reality (as opposed to the abstract notion) that there must be or ... Read More »

The Incredible Reason Finland Has The Best Schools In The World

The Incredible Reason Finland Has The Best Schools In The World

Australia’s education standards are on the slide, while Finland’s are the envy of the world. How do they do it? A revolutionary approach that does everything differently. In Finland, students are in day-care until the age of seven – learning through songs, games and conversation, rather than going to school and hitting the books. When they do get to school, ... Read More »

Being Vegetarian Could Help You Live Longer

Being Vegetarian Could Help You Live Longer

Mankind’s place in the food chain is once again under scrutiny, after a new study found evidence that eliminating meat from our diet could reduce mortality rates and potentially beef up our lifespan. Though the data is highly variable and not totally conclusive, overall trends do not make for good reading for meat lovers, indicating that certain types of animal ... Read More »