Find Out Why This “Bemusement” Park Is Garnering International Attention

By Anne Cacherell Located on an abandoned 2.5 acre swimming resort in Weston-super-Mare, UK is a theme park attraction with a very dark twist called “Dismaland.” Described as a nightmare version of Disneyland, this “bemusement” park offers an alternative to those who are looking for an escape from the traditional and the conventional, and to…

This 4000-Year-Old Embrace Shows a Love that Stood the Test Of Time

By Anne Cacherell In around 2,000 BC, a catastrophic earthquake hit Qinghai province, also known as “China’s Pompeii,” that buried and destroyed an entire community. After 4,000 years, archaeological excavations reveal a shocking picture of interlocked skeletal remains of what seems to be a mother protecting her child. Frozen in time, this heartbreaking, 4-century old…

You Won’t Believe How This Extraordinary Operation Saved a Man’s Hand

By Anne Cacherell Grafting is a well-known ancient technique in crop agriculture. This process involves getting tissues from one plant and then inserting them into another plant so that their vascular tissues may join together. However, this method also applies in the field of medicine. A factory worker named Zhou was rushed to Xiangya Hospital…

This Monumental Installation Symbolizes Boston’s History & Progress

By Anne Cacherell Blending into the sky within the day and coming to life at night, this ethereal sculpture by internationally renowned local artist Janet Echelman titled “As If It Were Already Here” has transformed Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy into a huge museum. Created for the city’s public art program, this monumental installation serves…

This Project Transformed a Historical Monument Into a Massive Art Exhibit

By Anne Cacherell Art is allowing your imagination to be boundless and limitless. Situated in the heart of the city of Marseille, is the old school of St. Thomas Aquinas, a remarkable 18th century building that played an important part in the history of France. The educational institution closed down in 2012 and was reopened…

This Is How a Police Officer Made a Kid With Autism Overcome His Anxiety

By Anne Cacherell Never miss a chance to make others happy because the world is badly in need of it. Lindsay Jolly has a 6-year-old son named Brock, who is on the autism spectrum. As a child with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or difficulties in processing information from the five senses, Brock has severe anxiety…

This Is the Man that Turned the U.S. Into a “No Kill” Nation

By Anne Cacherell Meet Richard Avanzino, also known as the father and the pioneer of the “No Kill Movement,” which promotes a revolutionized form of animal sheltering. This strategy does not kill healthy or treatable animals in shelters; instead it follows a guiding philosophy that provides comfortable housing and medical care to homeless cats and…

This Visual Artist Brings the Heavens Down to the Streets

By Anne Cacherell Aside from dealing with life’s happy and crappy times, our emotions are also affected by how we interpret and react to our surroundings. With this idea, French-born and now Brooklyn-based artist Benjamin Lozninger aims to bring out smiles through his C/Loud Project. By covering the walls of the city buildings and billboards…

These Dads Gathered One Awesome Night For Beer &… Braids?!

By Anne Cacherell Dads of Denver, Colorado gathered one awesome evening at Envogue Salon for an event called “Beer and Braids.” This brilliant activity opens an opportunity for fathers to bond with their daughters by learning how to brush, untangle and style their girls’ hair. Moreover, since men are surrounded with other guys in the…

These Little Heroes Are Saving Lives & Limbs Using Their Exceptional Sense Of Smell

By Anne Cacherell Over 50 countries worldwide are contaminated by landmines and explosive remnants of wars that result to thousands of casualties every year. In line with this concern, APOPO (Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling or Anti-Personnel Landmines Detection Product Development in English), a Belgian NGO, came up with a solution that would help save lives…

6 Reasons Why You Should Climb a Mountain At Least Once In Your Life

By Anne Cacherell Commercial outdoor photographer from Aosta Valley, Italy, Kamil Tamiola documents the majestic beauty of Mont Blanc massif, a mountain range in the Graian Alps, and the climbers’ environment and camaraderie while taking their journey on pure white snow and on steep slopes. While taking a look at his breathtaking photos, I thought…