Love is a beautiful thing. Kisses stolen here and there, in public or in private—it is the simple moments of affection that warm our hearts. Street photographer Mikael Theimer delves into this subject with his candid shots of “lovebirds caught right in the act.” Taken on the streets of Paris and Montreal, these spontaneous…

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The stunning Misty Copeland is once again changing up the way we look at the world of ballet and art. The first African-American woman to be named a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland’s unlikely rise to fame has not stopped her from becoming one of the most inspirational dance stories of…

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Every year, from mid-February to mid-March, a big event takes place at the Wapusk National Park in Manitoba, Canada: the polar bear mothers get ready to leave their maternity dens for the first time since November with their newborns in tow. They exit their hideaways knowing that, on the Hudson Bay, pack ice seals are giving birth to their pups, which provides them an easy source of food.…

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Sometimes the smallest gesture can make a big impact in someone’s life, and the kindness of a 70-year-old woman has reminded us that simple human interactions can calm the most volatile of demeanors. Unprompted, this septuagenarian reached out to hold the hand of a man who was “being aggressive” while riding the SkyTrain in Vancouver. Facebook user Ehab Taha was sitting…

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For adventure seekers, beautiful travel posters offer a glimpse of life somewhere new and exciting. By depicting gorgeous locales, it inspires a sense of wanderlust in even the most travel-averse person. With this in mind, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has created a series of posters for different destinations in our solar…

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Bronwyn Hill is an up-and-coming figurative painter based in Brisbane, Australia. Her delicate artwork typically depicts realistic portraits of women placed in natural settings, rendered through oil paints and skilled layering techniques. Each of Hill’s artworks capture a lovely and natural beauty, radiating tangible emotion that speaks…

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Many people fantasize about being “discovered” in the street, even though it’s highly unlikely to happen. For a Nigerian woman selling bread on the street, however, the nearly-impossible moment of “discovery” became a reality. It’s been a whirlwind experience ever since, changing her life forever. Seemingly overnight, she went from being a bread seller to a professional…

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