Category Archives: Art/Images/Photos

Wales and their team photo formations

Anyone passing a glance over Wales’s pre-match team photos in recent months would notice there’s something just not quite right about them. From the numbers not stacking up (four at the back, seven at the front anyone?) to the lopsided nature of the players’ arrangement when a more traditional six-plus-five formation is put into practice, it […]

Smart map for homeless people in Berlin

I love the concept of this map – it’s beautiful and yet also incredibly helpful. Adapting the London Underground map, the Berliner Stadtmission, raises the issue of homeless people in the winter. The map highlights places for help and shelter in the German capital – places where clothing and food can be collected, and where […]

Refugees’ life jackets are transformed into message of peace on Greek island

A bright orange peace sign appeared on a hillside on the Greek island of Lesbos on New Year’s Day, transforming a growing pile of life jackets discarded by refugees arriving on the island into a message to the world. Dozens of Greenpeace and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) volunteers and local supporters teamed up to create […]

What’s one rule you will try to live by in the year ahead?

What’s one rule you will try to live by in the year ahead? Via:

Woman creates entire Nativity scene out of cheese!

  What you see above is made entirely of 40 kilograms of cheddar cheese and cocktail sticks. Prudence Staite, is a food artist who spent five days to make a cheese version of the Nativity – the stable, Mary, Joseph, Jesus, the Three Wise Men, two donkeys, two sheep and a cow. Even the straw […]

Cleaners accidentally throw away an art installation

Cleaners at the Museion modern art gallery in Bolzano, Italy accidentally removed an art installation while cleaning up over the weekend. The installation depicted the remains of a wild party scenes including empty bottles, decorations and confetti. The piece by Milanese artists Goldschmied & Chiari, entitled “Where are we going to dance tonight?,” is described […]

‘Wil Can Fly’ photo series celebrates boy with Down Syndrome

Alan Lawrence is a photographer, blogger and proud dad of six kids. And one of those kids can fly. Lawrence started blogging shortly after he and his wife learned their fifth child, Wil had Down Syndrome. In Lawrence’s ongoing photo project, Wil Can Fly, the 2-year-old is able to take flight all around the world — with a […]

One minute time-lapse of London

‘London Minute’, A Short Time-Lapse That Encompasses Some of the Most Iconic Sights of London [youtube id=”lSsJXvbWKFQ” width=”580″ height=”337″] “London Minute” is a time-lapse video by British photographer Paul Richardson for Marriott Internationalthat captured some of the city’s most iconic features and sights in just a shade over one minute. Richardson had made a similar film about Paris in […]

London’s aeroplane flights visualised

Air traffic control company NATS handles 2 million flights in UK airspace every year, with 1.2 million of those arriving at or departing from one of the five main London airports.  That makes more than 3,000 flights daily on just six runways. When those flight plans are turned into colourful trails, they merge into a mesmerising visualisation […]

Amazing artist

Paul Smith was born in the 1920s with cerebral palsy, instead of allowing that to limit his life, he persevered.  In a society which at that time didn’t support people with cerebral palsy at age 16, he learned to speak, and at 32 he learned to walk. What’s even more amazing is the way he […]

Blind mum sees her baby before he’s born

I love this story of a 3D baby scan to help a blind mum ‘see’ her little baby: For expectant parents, a baby scan visit is a time of joy and anxiety. It’s the earliest opportunity to see a child waiting to arrive. Tatiana Guerra, 30, will soon give birth to her son, Murilo. She’s blind, […]

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