In the midst of a successful career in sculpting, John Lopez found a fantastic new direction: scrap iron sculpting. I look forward to every new creation, and it’s also helping me grow and develop
One billion people check WhatsApp every day. Not every month -- it hit that number way back in early 2016 -- but every single day. The Facebook-owned chat app has announced the milestone number in a post
Blizzard is doubling down on its punishments for nefarious Overwatch players. Aside from the permabans in place for cheaters, the developer will also penalize anyone who abuses, harasses, spams, or griefs
Controversial presidential announcements and celebrity revenge porn are all in a day's work for the social network everyone loves to hate. Now, Twitter has announced its most recent financial results
Can you bee-lieve it? This super strong ant can lift insects five times its size without even breaking a sweat. The tiny ant was pictured hauling a huge bee back to its nest and made the unbelievable feat look easy.
Photographer Eko Adiyanto watched in amazement as the ant eventually drafted in some help from friends – working together to move the bee along a thin branch and back home. The 43-year-old spotted the incredible scene in the front garden of his home in West Java, Indonesia.
He said: “These pictures show us just how strong ants are and it’s a great example of good team work. I have observed and studied their behaviour and habits for a long time but I still feel very lucky to have experienced and witnessed this phenomenal event. I think the images are amazing. These ants are small animals but have enormous strength and are able to work together.”
A lady, called Ivanka Danisová, as well known to be a Slovakian lawyer and was given birth to with a half face can now take a normal selfie after undergoing a surgery. born with half a face can finally take a ‘normal’ selfie following reconstructive surgery.
She is 30, from Bratislava, was born with a congenital birth defect that made her to be tormented and bullied by most people around her from her childhood.
Ivanka Danisová spent most of her life covering up the defect with her long hair and as well battling the cruel comments she gets from strangers. She has defied medical expectations and her bullies, Ivanka Danisová has been the first European lady to undergo life-changing treatment for the condition in the United State.
The Slovakian lawyer studied in the UK and will be traveling back to Chicago by September to have one final operation so she can live a normal life with everyone around her.
“My childhood was not a walk in the park, as there were moments when I was shown in a cruel way that I am “different”. Then I was diagnosed, I was given no hope. I wasn’t even supposed to survive. Despite many obstacles I have always viewed myself as a child with vision and goal in her life and nobody and nothing could stand in my way. As I was growing up, I learned to strengthen my confidence, because when I was little, I wasn’t the brave person that I am now. I was a small, timid little girl who fought for every success in school, to succeed and show everyone that one day I will grow up to be worthy,” she says.
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The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged a Russian Bitcoin exchange operator with 17 counts of laundering up to $4 billion since 2011. Alexander Vinnik was arrested earlier this week by Greek police,
Nanjing Hohai University
Photographer Wei Xiaohui spent a month taking pictures of spiral stairs in every college based in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province. He found 30 spiral stairs in total and made these photos a collection memorizing campus life. Wei believes the spiral stairs stand for a spirit of fighting for dreams and moving forward.
“Young people can see hopes in the photo. I hope they can overcome every challenge in their lives as each trouble can be a chance for changing,” said Wei.
Wei visited 15 colleges and 28 campus in Nanjing, and found 30 spiral stairs at the end.
Nanjing University of Finance and Economics
Nanjing Xiaozhuang University
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunication
Nanjing Pharmaceutical University
Nanjing Hohao University
Nanjing Tech University
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Nanjing Forestry Universty
Nanjing Audit University
Nanjing Normal University
Nanjing Institute of Physical Education and Sports
Nanjing Medical University
Nanjing University of the arts
China Pharmaceutical University
Stretch marks, scars, and even menstruation are all things women are routinely told to hide, but one Barcelona-based artist is turning these supposed flaws into beautiful new ways to appreciate the female body.
21-year-old Cinta Tort Cartró, who goes by the pen name Zinteta on social media, does it all with rainbow paint and glitter. Her colourful depictions of stretch marks, period blood, and the female anatomy aim to foster self-love in the hearts of girls who may feel ashamed of their bodies. Cartró’s creative awakening was inspired by her own difficult path to self-love, which makes the message of her work all the more powerful.
“Stretch marks are part of our essence, our moments, our lives, our stories and us,” Cartró writes on Instagram. “To accept all this is to accept your roots, your history, everything in it and, after all, accept yourself.”
More info: Instagram (h/t: boredpanda)
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