Best And Worst Places To Be A Kid in world (US#36) Children on the North Cape in Norway live in one of the top countries for kids, according to a Save the Children report.
Norway is tied with Slovenia for the top spot. Jekaterina Nikitina/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jekaterina Nikitina/Getty Images Children on the North Cape in Norway live in one of the top countries for kids, according to a Save the Children report. 'Man Weaves': A 'Game Changer' For Balding Men, Cash For $2.5-Billion Black Haircare Industry. Barber Wade Menendez installs a man weave on client Cliff Holcomb, while his students observe.
Maquita Peters/NPR hide caption toggle caption Maquita Peters/NPR Barber Wade Menendez installs a man weave on client Cliff Holcomb, while his students observe. Mo Ganji Incredible Line Tattoos click 2x. In 2015, we were mesmerized by Berlin-based artist Mo Ganji‘s collection of simplistic yet stunning line tattoos.
Rendered only in black ink, each minimalist tattoo is created using a single, continuous line. Even with such a limited composition, Ganji is able to aptly represent and capture the recognizable contours of people and animals. In order to “create simple images with a strong impact,” Ganji employs a characteristic aesthetic that is understated yet bold. With only a single line curved into various shapes, the artist is able to compose one-of-a-kind portraits that beautifully adorn the skin.
In addition to minimalist faces and figure studies, the artist also finds inspiration in wildlife. With such a wide array of subject matter, the countless—and often surprising—possibilities of line tattoos become clear.
In poverty, groceries can be five times more expensive, as this video stunt shows. A hidden camera in a San Francisco grocery store last year captured patrons' reactions when their items ring up as five times more expensive, adjusted to reflect the cost of living near the poverty line.
How Finland Is Finally Putting An End To Bullying. Whether tormented relentlessly by older siblings at home or pushed around by the meanest of peers at school, we’ve likely all experienced bullying to some degree or another.
“Research suggests that nine out of ten elementary students have been bullied by a classmate to some degree, although only 36% will report instances of bullying. . ”* Never give up. Fernquest - Eaton - Nights.
Art finds a way. Swearing: it’s fucking awesome. Back in September 2007, I created a new kind of doctor practice.
The iPhone had come out three months prior, and Google had enabled you to embed your Google Calendar in a website just the month before. I saw a perfect storm of technology leading to an opportunity to do something unprecedented and become my own boss. As an amateur photographer plugged into the creative community of NYC, I had many friends who were uninsured artists and freelancers who occasionally needed health care. They couldn’t afford to go to the emergency room, and there were no urgent-care centers in New York at the time. They needed an accessible, cost-effective doctor.
Always innovative Toronto Public Library lets us check out humans as well as books. In comfy green chairs in front of a massive and sunny window overlooking Bloor Street, several different conversations are taking place between pairings of strangers.
A CBC journalist is telling someone about the stories he's covered. A Tibetan Buddhist monk is talking about his journey to Canada and about the importance of peace. This Woman Saved the Icelandic Goat. Online Grey Noise Generator. ♥ With headphones, it's like a warm hug for your ears.
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Elon Musk Shows How to Be a Great Boss in 1 Simple Letter. Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? longest study on happiness. Lao Tzu: "Tao Te Ching" (170+ translations of Chapter 1) Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address. The Estate Tax Is a Meritocratic Necessity.
By Robert Montenegro Even the most cynical American has to admit that the so-called American Dream, which purports itself to be the pinnacle of free society and new-world meritocracy, is a lovely little idea.
Everyone begins on an even playing field; you're offered an equal chance as anyone else to succeed; and if you're tactful and lucky, you'll achieve prosperity. It's the antithesis of old-world aristocratic values. It's all the theoretical good of capitalism wrapped up in a pretty little bow. Of course, we know the world is far too variable and cruel for the rawest idea of the American Dream to exist. I'm sure you know where this is headed. Today over at Slate, Jordan Weissmann explored why — for some mindboggling reason — the estate tax is so frequently unpopular among Americans. Weissmann posits that the public is simply ignorant of how the estate tax works: "The government only taxes estates worth at least $5.43 million. Obama creates 3 new national monuments to protect 1.8 million acres of California desert.
President Obama designated three new national monuments in the California desert Thursday, expanding federal protection to 1.8 million acres of landscapes that have retained their natural beauty despite decades of heavy mining, cattle ranching and off-roading. The designation was requested by U.S. At Age 3 — Transitioning From Jack To Jackie : NPR Ed. Blood Donors In Sweden Get A Text Whenever They Save A Life. Donate blood in Sweden and you’ll get an automatic ‘thank you’ text for your contribution to the country’s blood supply. You’ll also receive a text when your blood is used to help someone else.
In a recent initiative to combat blood stock shortages, Sweden has taken to digital media to raise public awareness and to get people talking about blood donation. “We are constantly trying to develop ways to express [donors'] importance,” Karolina Blom Wiberg, a communications manager at the Stockholm blood service, told The Independent. Teen Bullied for Her Dark Skin Becomes Model and Offers Powerful Advice About Loving Yourself. Looking different from your peers can make you the target for unwanted attention. IKEA's Innovative Solution for Refugee Shelter Can't Keep Up with Demand. By Natalie Shoemaker How are we housing millions of Syrian refugees? The question is easily answered.
A quick Google image search reveals tent houses — hundreds of rows of these flimsy tents. IKEA may have a better solution. The IKEA Foundation is helping Syrian refugees in their major transition by building easy-to-assemble shelters. “I mean they’re really people running for their lives,” said British-Indian novelist Salman Rushdie. The brain behind these shelters is industrial designer Johan Karlsson. “The average stay in an UNHCR refugee camp is 17 years,” Karlsson told The Globe and Mail in an interview. The finished product stands six feet tall and comes in two sizes: 57 square feet or 188 square feet. Watch one get assembled in Greece: The good news is camps across Europe — in Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden — are demanding these shelters. “What started as a humanitarian project for people far away in distant, war-torn countries is now right on our doorstep,” he explained.
Gifts With Meaning. Photo. 6-Collective Intelligence. Is Human Empathy an Evolutionary Advantage?' Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Make A Bee Waterer And Help Hydrate Our Pollinators. Paul Ford: What is Code? One Teacher's Quest To Build Language Skills ... And Self-Confidence : NPR Ed. Malawi Chief Annuls Over 300 Child Marriages. In February 2015, Malawi passed a law banning child marriage, raising the minimum marrying age to 18 in a country where half of its girls end up as child brides. Human rights activists pushed for The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations (“The Marriage Act”) bill, and Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika approved the new law, which carries a 10 year prison sentence for anyone who marries under the age of 18, despite pushback from traditionalists.
Parliamentarian Jessie Kabwila was one of the people who helped drive the legislation, stating, “This law is extremely crucial because child marriage is a big, big problem in our country,” adding, “The country will for the first time clearly articulate that we are saying ‘No’ to child marriage.” 27 Easy and Simple Ways To Improve Your #Productivity. Marc Kushner: Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by ... you. These freaking awesome tents get solar power, can harvest water and fold up.