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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One of the most amazing aspects of advancing technology is the possibility it presents to further expand collective understanding on any number of topics. Ideas can be shared worldwide to engage with wider audiences everywhere. A new interactive exhibit of Hieronymus Bosch’s famous Garden…

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Parvick Faramarz’s portfolio overflows with rich, dark characters that seem to be plucked straight from the pages of a fairy tale. Not your typical fairy tale though, for Faramaraz’s tattoo style lends itself towards darker, foreboding creations that conjure visions of beasts from the Brothers' Grimm twisted folklore. From…

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Artist Jackie Taylor (of MoonStarsJewelry) aims to infuse the beauty of the universe in her pieces of jewelry. For over 20 years, Taylor has refined her design process, which always begins with a detailed drawing. Her multifaceted technique includes wire construction, metal forming, soldering, firing glass in a kiln, casting,…

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