Tuesday, October 23

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This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

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French artist Sandrine Estrade Boulet is fully aware of the fact that pictures of major cities like Paris and London are cemented into the cultural consciousness of people worldwide. She knows that there are few images more ubiquitous than those of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysees, Big Ben, and St. Paul's — and that's exactly why she's made it her mission to reinvent some of the world's most iconic cities through the art of illustration.Aiming to give viewers a less conventional perspective on cities that even strangers claim to know, she adds a bit of spark to famous scenes that once seemed so familiar. She refers to herself as a "hallucinartist," which makes sense, since her creations confront viewers with things that usually aren't really there. (But we totally wish they we...
A Son Asked His Father A Question About Terrorists — What The Man Said Back Is Perfect

A Son Asked His Father A Question About Terrorists — What The Man Said Back Is Perfect

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The world has not yet recovered from the tragic terror attacks in Paris last week that killed at least 129 people. Citizens of countries across the globe are still showing support and attempting to help the people of France heal. We are all in a tense state of mourning, wondering what will happen next.When a father and son were visiting the scene of the Bataclan attack to pay their respects, they were interviewed by a reporter. When he asked the little boy if he understood what had happened, he answered...and had a conversation with his dad that will inspire you. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.inser...
Koko The Gorilla Has An Important Message That Everyone Needs To Hear

Koko The Gorilla Has An Important Message That Everyone Needs To Hear

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Called "the voice of nature" by the Gorilla Foundation, Koko the gorilla has wowed humans across the globe with her abilities for years. When she talks, people listen. The 45-year-old genius communicates brilliantly in sign language, and she knows well over 1,000 words.And her latest message is so important. As we all know, the Earth's climate is rapidly changing, and humans are single-handedly destroying the beautiful planet we call home. Koko wants us to know that we can make a change if we stop what we're doing and band together, but she also makes it clear that this change needs to happen soon. Check out the video below to hear all of what this incredible animal has to say. It's clear that Koko has a deep passion for the world around her. She may not be human, but her message is just ...