Life Before The Taliban: Photos Show Afghanistan Before It Plunged Into Hell

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In 1967, Dr. William Podlich took a two-year leave of absence from teaching at Arizona State University and began a stint with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to teach in the Higher Teachers College in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he served as the “Expert on Principles of Education.” His wife Margaret and two daughters, Peg and Jan, came with him. Then teenagers, the Podlich sisters attended high school at the American International School of Kabul, which catered to the children of American and other foreigners living and working in the country. Continue »

Our Deepest Darkest Fears Turned Into Terrifying Cartoons

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Irrational fears, dark thoughts, and ghost stories from around the world. Deep Dark Fears tells stories about the creepy things that pop into people’s heads and won’t let them be. Animator Fran Krause has a webcomic where he draws his fears and those that people submit. It’s utterly horrifying. Continue »

Use These Honest Oscar-Nominated Movie Posters to Prepare For Oscar Season Without Watching Any Movies

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Who has time to watch all the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars just to keep up with pop culture? For the record, that’s 17 hours and 29 minutes that could be spent aimlessly surfing the internet. If you want to stay relevant with your cinephile friends that badly, these honest posters are all you need. Continue »

Inventor Creates A $1,500 Dome-Shaped Mobile Dream Home On Wheels

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The 112-square-foot habitable Life Pod built by inventor Michael Weekes comes at an affordable price and includes 100 square feet of living space, a full-sized bed, a shower, sink, a microwave oven and even a compostable toilet. Continue »

Australian Farmer Fights Erosion With A Patchwork Of Geometric Designs

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A South Australian farmer has transformed his land into a gigantic geometric patchwork in a bid to fight soil erosion. Brian Fischer created the patterns at Ashmore White Suffolk Stud, north of Adelaide, following recent bushfires. Continue »

It’s The United States Of Air-Merica

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Pilot Jassen Todorov from San Francisco spent three weeks flying across eight states in a 1976 Piper Warrior plane to capture the this shots – from deep craters in Arizona’s red desert and the swamps and wetlands in Florida and Louisiana, that look like they could be on alien planets, to freeways and stretches of suburban Texas. Continue »

The Trick Copy On These Clever Ads Shows Another Side To Homelessness

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Here’s a clever outdoor campaign from Publicis London for the homelessness charity Depaul that manages to tell two different stories with the same copy. The ads are being placed on corners, with text on each side. If you read only the left side, the copy is all about the negative ideas people have about giving up a spare room to a homeless youth. But reading them in full, the ads actually argue for the benefits of volunteering.

“There’s another side to the story,” says the tagline. Continue »

Feeling Sad? The ‘Emergency Compliments’ Will Cheer You Up

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Feeling grouchy? The Emergency Compliment website gives you exactly that, an emergency compliment. Its thoughtful entries will certainly make you smile. Don’t take things seriously. Here, have some more compliments below! Continue »

“Super Best Friends”: Friendships Are Everywhere We Look!

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Actually, it is not necessary to have a lot of friends especially if they’re not real and instantly disappear when you desperately need someone to lean on. In fact, one is enough, one whom you can call your best friend who will be there for you no matter what. Italian illustrator and designer Mauro Gatti celebrates friendship through his adorable book entitled “Super Best Friends”. The artist believes that smile is the cheapest way to be happy. Continue »

“The Life of Art” Cartoon Quotes Inspired By Kurt Vonnegut

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Kurt Vonnegut, is a 20th-century American writer known for his humanist beliefs. Reading motivating quotes like his really makes someone’s day brighter and more positive. Fortunately, an exceptional artist named Gavin Aung Than thought of a website inspired by quotes from famous people that are adapted to cartoons. Continue »

Inspiring Photo Quotes By Alander Wong

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Photo Quote‘, a self-project by Hong Kong based Designer Alander Wong, which aims to make a Photo Quote a day in one year. Continue »

Photographer Ask Strangers To Reveal Their Deepest Regrets In Life

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Romaninan photographer Alecsandra Raluca Drăgoi has recognized the regrets people carry and provided them with an outlet to relieve their regrets. Drăgoi started a project, “Which Is Your Biggest Regret?” that puts people on the spot to admit their biggest regret. Continue »

This Photographer Took One Family’s Photo In The Same Way Each Year For 23 Years

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“In 1991, the wife of a friend was nine months pregnant, and I had an idea…to photograph them together, on the same day every year, forever…. Every year, at the same time, against the same backdrop, under the same lighting. This way there are no distractions, only the miracle of growth and the changes of time and age.” – Zed Nelson, photographer of “The Family” project. Continue »

Beautiful Tilt-shift Reimaginations Of Van Gogh Masterpieces

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Artcyclopedia features a showcase of some of Vincent Van Gogh’s most memorable pieces with a new twist. In this stunning collection of images, we see a new take on Van Gogh’s work through tilt-shift photography. Tilt-shift is a technique where a photographer make use of a high camera angle and short depth of field to make a scene look miniature. The effect can also be simulated in Photoshop. This tilt-shift technique has been used here to reimagine some of Van Gogh’s most beloved works, and the gorgeous results will blow you away! Continue »

The Sexy Alps Girls Calendar 2016

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Swiss farmers are getting hot under the collar over a sexy new calendar showing local lovelies playing Heidi-seek in their undies up the Alps. The 12 models, all from farming families in Switzerland, pose in a series of raunchy snaps for the 2016 calendar. Continue »