Illustrations Of Umbrellas To Support Hong Kong’s Protests

Illustrations Of Umbrellas To Support Hong Kong’s Protests The umbrellas were initially used by activists in Hong Kong to shield themselves from police pepper spray. But it has quickly emerged as an unlikely symbol of resistance in ongoing pro-democracy protests there. A handful of artists posted their illustrations of these umbrellas, together with elements of the “yellow ribbon”, to symbolize their unity and resistance towards the current situation   Read more [...]

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A story of resistance: The Legendary House of Edith Macefield

A story of resistance: The Legendary House of Edith Macefield This old lady became a national hero, and her centennial house is still in Ballard, Seattle. Eight year ago, the woman was offered one million dollars for the hose, but she did not agree on it. Edith Macefield moved into this house back in 1966. Within several years, Seattle has been absorbed in a construction boom. Many tried to buy this spot, but all of them were refused. It got to the point when in 2006 she was offered Read more [...]

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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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