Where Dreams Begin: Fascinating Artworks By Molly Stanard

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Molly Stanard is a townie from the Maryland-Delaware border, and Illustrator with a passion for storytelling. Her specialty is in moody, atmospheric narrative pieces drenched in nostalgia, and the documentation of the wacky hijinks of various charming little abominations of nature. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she studied Illustration and Filmmaking. Also, you can follow her exploits on Tumblr. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Let the Battle Begin


A small boat, bottom, from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Steve Irwin, left top, chases down the Japanese harpoon vessel Yushin Maru No. 2 in a confrontation between the whalers and anti-whaling activists in the Antarctica Sea. (Billy Danger/Sea Shepherd) Click image to zoom.

Festivities Begin: Some Arresting Christmas Sights from Around the World

The spirit of Christmas has started gripping people.

Celebrations have already begun as the world prepares for the biggest festival season. The worsening economic climate or the biting winter is not enough to dampen the excitement of revellers, shoppers and children. Everyone, every home and every region in the world is getting decked up for the season.

A Hindu man writes “Happy Christmas” in Hindi (India’s national language) on his forehead on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Robot Guards will soon begin Patrolling South Korean Prisons

Robot guards with sensors to detect abnormal behaviour will soon begin patrolling South Korean prisons to ease the burden on their human counterparts. A group of scientists has developed the robot warders which can connect prisoners with officers through a remote conversation function. The robots – 1.5 metres (five feet) high and running on four wheels – will mostly be used at night. The robots’ sensors will enable them to detect abnormalities such as suicidal behaviour and violence and report it to officers in charge. (EPA/YONHAP)