Kurdish Dandies Start Iraq’s First Fashion Club

It’s not just about bringing fashion to Iraq. For these Kurdish peacocks it’s also about promoting a positive image of their homeland to the world. In early February 2016, a group of young men gathered in the ancient citadel at the heart of Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. It was deep into the second winter of the Kurds’ war against the Islamic State and the region was mired in economic crisis. As a result, restoration work on the ancient UNESCO-listed site — said to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world — had ground to a halt, leaving the citadel with the air of an abandoned film set. Continue reading »

Woman Posed For An Epic Divorce Photo Shoot To Let Go Of The Past And Start Fresh

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We all have different ways of getting over a relationship. A mother from Iowa came up with a very unique way to get back at her ex-husband and let go of the past. Continue reading »

Two Friends Start Free Mobile Laundry Service For Homeless

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Two guys from Brisbane, Australia have taken it upon themselves to found a charity – Orange Sky Laundry, that offers a free mobile laundry service to the Australian Homeless. They’ve now officially been washing clothes for a month. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Ready to Start

The Russian Soyuz TMA-22 space ship, attached to its Soyuz-FG rocket booster, sits on the pad before its launch from the Russian leased Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Mikhail Metzel/Pool/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.