Polar bears, polar bears. Those ubiquitous symbols of climate change. Cute and cuddly, ethereal and majestic, they’re popping up everywhere – including atop subway grates on the streets of New York City. Continue reading »
Members of the general public enjoy the “BEACH” at the National Building Museum August 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The “BEACH” is an interactive architectural installation, with an “ocean” of nearly one million recyclable translucent plastic balls, that brings the experience of going to the beach indoor. (Photos by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Continue reading »
Over 90 million plastic balls cover the Los Angeles Reservoir in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles Wednesday, August 12, 2015. The city has completed a program of covering open-air reservoirs with floating “shade balls” to protect water quality. Photos by Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo Continue reading »
The world’s largest plastic greenhouse complex–known as Mar de Plástico–covers more than 185 square miles near Almeria in Spain’s southeast. Photographer Bernhard Lang shot these sprawling scenes as part of his “Aerial Views” project.
Mar de Plástico has been an area of intensive crop production since the 1960s. Exports of fruits and vegetables in 2012 amounted to 1.9 billion euros with 359 companies exporting from the complex. Almost 30 percent of Mar de Plastico’s production is exported to Germany, followed by France; the rest is sold in Spain itself.
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A safety ring is seen on a boat, made with plastic bottles, in Nymburk, Czech Republic July 12, 2014. Jan Kara, a 22-year-old student, and Jakub Bures, a 22-year-old car mechanic, built the 10-metre (32.8-feet) long boat from 5000 plastic bottles strapped to a wooden frame. They and two other men plan to pedal from their hometown Nymburk down the river Elbe to Hamburg in Germany to draw attention to an increasing plastic pollution in Europe, they said. (Photo by Rene Volfik/Reuters)
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A man runs past a huge sculpture made from plastic bottles on Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Felipe Dana/Associated Press) Continue reading »
A man transports used empty plastic cans on a horse cart to a junkyard at Panchkula in the northern Indian state of Haryana Sept. 21, 2011 (REUTERS / Ajay Verma) Continue reading »
A 35-year-old Filipino man has been having plastic surgery for the last 16 years to look like Superman. Meet Herbert Chavez, a “pageant trainer” who has been going under the knife since 1995 to resemble the popular flying superhero.
His home in Calamba Laguna (south of Manila) is littered with Superman memorabilia, from t-shirts to bed sheets, life-sized Superman figures to pillows. What’s out of place is a life-sized figure of Spiderman, which appears to be climbing on a wall outside the house. Since 1995, Chavez has had a chin augmentation, rhinoplasty, silicone injections and thigh implants, according to local news program Bandila. One expert suggests that Chavez may have a condition known as body dismorphic disorder.
“They will never be satisfied by just one surgery… [they feel like] there’s still something wrong,” she told Bandila.
Superman hype reached a peak when late actor Christopher Reeve donned the familiar red and blue suit in the 1978 film, which was followed by three sequels. In 2006, Brandon Routh starred as the man of steel in the Bryan Singer-directed “Superman Returns.” Chavez’s surgically-enhanced body and face resembles an eerie combination of the two actors. (IBITimes)
Herbert Chavez poses with his life-sized Superman statues inside his house in Calamba Laguna, south of Manila October 12, 2011. In his idolization of the superhero, Chavez, a self-professed “pageant trainer” who owns two costume stores, has undergone a series of cosmetic surgeries for his nose, cheeks, lips and chin down to his thighs and even his skin color to look more like the “Man of Steel”. The final result bears little resemblance to his old self. (REUTERS / Cheryl Ravel) Continue reading »
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