People Lying in 7 Days’ Worth of Their Garbage

People Lying in 7 Days’ Worth of Their Trash California based photographer Gregg Segal got interested in the garbage issue not only in his country but all around the world. To this issue he dedicated this original photo project. 7 Days of Garbage is a project that involves friends, neighbors and relatives of Gregg Segal. The author asked them to bring their seven days’ worth of garbage to his backyard and took photos of them lying among it. Read more [...]

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Cameron Sinclair launches the Dead Prize

Cameron Sinclair launches the Dead Prize Many design writers wax lyrical about what is and what is not design – it is actually pretty simple, if it is not nature, it has been designed. As a post-industrialized world, design is everywhere. In the past decade we have seen an explosion of honors and awards for the most innovative and forward thinking solutions. Yet no one recognizes the projects that have caused harm to the environment – designs that are helping shorten our existence on this planet. Read more [...]

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Shrek, The Sheep Who Escaped Shearing for 6 Years

Shrek, The Sheep Who Escaped Shearing for 6 Years Shrek was a Merino sheep, a castrated male, belonging to South Island, New Zealand, who gained international fame in 2004 owing to his gigantic coat of fleece. Shrek became famous after escaping his enclosure and evading the shearers for six years by hiding in caves. Merino sheep are usually shorn annually but Shrek managed to escape the blade for six years straight. When he was finally caught, the sheep was unrecognizable. “He looked like some Read more [...]

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“Life Doesn’t Frighten Me”Maya Angelou

‘Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud ” Maya Angelou dies  May 28th 2014 Fear is the enemy of creativity, the cradle of mediocrity, an obstacle to enjoy life. Very few people confront the darkness of fear with dignity and grace .  Maya Angelou, who had overcome serious facts — childhood rape, poverty, addiction, bereavement —  became one of today’s most praised writers .The 1993 gem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me , conceived and edited by Sara Jane Boyers, pairs Angelou’s Read more [...]

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Guinness World Record Syrian mural from scrap objects

Six Syrian artists have set the 2014 Guinness World Record   by building the world’s largest  mural made from recycled materials  in Damascus Guinness declared the work the world’s largest mural made of recycled materials. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP / Getty Images The brightly coloured, 720-sq metre work was constructed from aluminum cans, broken mirrors, bicycle wheels and other scrap objects and  its on a street outside a primary school in the centre of the Syrian capital. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP Read more [...]

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