Culture

Culture

If I asked you to describe a desert, perhaps the blowing sands of the Sahara, you"d picture a desolate place dry and filled with countless dunes. Perhaps you"d think that nothing could be alive there. Now if I asked you to describe the human body, especially the skin, dry, dusty and barren are the last thing you"d think of...

We don"t call them Okay Danes or So-So Danes. No, they are Great Danes. And there"s a reason for that. You might think it"s because of their sheer size - some stand over seven feet on their hind legs - but it"s also because of how amazing they are as pets. Some people may be intimidated by them, but...

An artist going by the name Burch Scribbles created this impressive time-lapse video of his colored pencil portrait of Jay Z. Watching anything come together at high speed is fascinating, but Burch"s incredibly detailed work is really a joy to behold. He captures everything with equal attention, from the cityscape in the background to the texture of Jay Z"s...

A collection of artists gather each year in Sydney, Australia, to create public sculptures. The collective spreads out over a 2 km distance along the beach and includes over 100 artists from around the world. These artists" zany and outlandish creations not only become a hot topic for locals, but will leave you in awe at the power of...

Everyone knows that watching too much TV isn"t exactly good for you. But in a world fixated on technological advancement, it seems impossible not to be looking at a screen for at least part of the day. Photographer Donna Stevens, who hails from Australia but is currently based in New York, explores the effects of this obsession in her...

Most of us would rather not think about how we"ll be remembered when we die. It"s a scary thought that acknowledges our mortality. Most of us would like to think that we"ll be remembered for the right reasons. However, much of what people remember about us is strange and unexpected.British philosopher Jeremy Bentham knows this all too well. During his...

Meet Ed. An elderly man who lived in an adult family home, unfortunately, he had not been outside for several years as a result of his illness and the difficulty in transporting him. When it came time for his final wish, he shared that he"d wanted to go outdoors with Evergreen Health Hospice Chaplain Curt Huber. When he...

Remember those terribly awkward years from your childhood? Looking back through old photo albums (yes kids, people used to print out pictures they took) there was definitely a period around my 13th birthday that needs to be erased from history. There"s no way they should ever see the light of day again! Well these people don"t seem to feel...

Chances are, you"ve probably never had strong feelings about a bolt beforeunless, of course, it was holding something important together. But strong, right-in-the-feels emotions? Maybe not so much. A blacksmith and photographer named Tobbe Malm, however, would like you to reconsider. Malm, who lives in Norway, stumbled upon some old bolts rusting in a barn in Bernsladen, Sweden, and...

There are more than 300 million empty shipping containers just sitting around at ports all around the world, and with the rise of innovative green architecture they are being used more and more in the construction of affordable homes in poorer areas. Poteet Architects, a Texas based architecture firm had the great idea that they could be used to...