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Day: November 28, 2019

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Japanese Artist Hand Made This Giant Japanese Dragon Sculpture From Palm Tree Leaves & Wood

Uruma, a city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan hosts an annual arts festival called The Shimadakara (meaning “island treasure”). The festival celebrates artists and crafters of the southern islands. Participants often use natural materials found in their environment to create their art and this year’s showstopper was a huge dragon sculpture, designed by Japanese artist and designer Ayako. …

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Single Dad Adopted A Baby Girl With Down Syndrome Who Was Rejected By 20 Families

It always warms my heart reading stories like these, and while there is so much going on in the world to be sad about, but stories like these remind us there is still so much good, too! Luca Trapanese from Italy is smashing all stereotypes about fatherhood and family. Not only is Luca a single …

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Surreal Pictures Of Frozen Lake Michigan Looks Like It’s ‘Shattered Into Millions Of Pieces’

With temperatures of -46 degrees Celsius, Lake Michigan’s shorelines turned into an icy, surreal world. Thanks to the Polar Vortex, the lake was frozen for most of winter. Chicago, Illinois, temperatures reached -30C (-23F) and it caused the most beautiful frozen waves and shards of ice to form on the lake. Hills and hills of ice …

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Massive White Horse Leaps Toward a Girl in Amazing Venice Biennale Installation

The 57th Venice Art Biennale’s Argentinian Pavillion caused quite the stir. The mammoth sized Arsenal building houses Claudia Fontes’ “The Horse Problem” and it’s escalating as one of the art event’s most photographed installation. The piece in all it’s glory depicts a small girl caressing the nose of a massive, powerful horse, frozen in movement. …

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Kenya Has Installed Their First Solar Power Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

In this day and age it seems unbelievable that not everyone has access to fresh, clean water. Truth be told, around 2.2 billion people still don’t.  Thanks to the NGO Give Power, for a community in Kenya, their struggle for water is over. Recently, Give Power installed a solar-powered plant that transforms salty ocean water into fresh …

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Man Makes Winter Shelters For Stray Cats Out Of Discarded Coolers

Winters can be tough on animals and especially for stray and abandoned pets struggling to fend for themselves. While you’re warming your toes by the fire and sipping hot chocolate, spare a thought for those unfortunate animals who, in spite of their furry coats still feel the freeze. Philip Rogich of Ogden, Utah did just …

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