With a 4-year-old son who was diagnosed with profound deafness and hearing loss just months after his birth, UK mother Sarah Ivermee is all too familiar with the struggles of fitting a child with cochlear implants and other hearing aids. One often neglected issue is the teasing or sense of alienation that children may experience as a result of being the only one in a group of peers to use a hearing…

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While many people graduate college with substantial debt, 25-year-old Joel Weber decided that he didn’t want to be one of them. To save money on room and board, the University of Texas student was determined to build his own tiny home. These eco-friendly types structures are usually around 500…

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Proving that not all tears are alike, Maurice Mikkers showcases their beautiful varieties under a microscope. The Dutch photographer gathered his friends and spent an evening experimenting, asking them to come over and “pick a way they would like to cry.” Participants could choose from cutting onions, eating hot peppers,…

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A new exhibition at the Long Beach Museum of Art shows what happens when contemporary artists are given free reign to fill the walls of a gallery, however they see fit. Titled Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, the show was completed over a period of two weeks and is a fantastic mix of…

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Over the years, Bob the Golden Retriever has been introduced to new family members of all different shapes, sizes, and species! Despite their differences, the lovable dog's gentle nature has shined through. The thoughtful pup has always been incredibly friendly and welcoming when it comes to welcoming new, colorful friends into…

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Set flush against a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea is Casa Brutale, a home concept that'll literally have you living life on the edge. The project was created by OPA (Open Platform for Architecture), and its sleek, modern design conceals nearly the entire unit within rock. As a result, there’s relatively little impact to the…

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At 26 years old, Nasir Sobhani has already battled drug addiction, achieved sobriety through rehab, and created a new life for himself devoted to helping those in need. Now, the Melbourne, Australia-based barber is giving back to the community by cutting the hair of homeless people on the street as…

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