A amazing series of American artist Kim Alsbrooks, based in Philadelphia, who uses crushed cans of beer or soda for creating portraits of historical figures found in museums. Kim's inspiration to create this series is that it causes frustration that some ideologies as classism are maintained,these paintings are part of "My white trash family". Kim taking portraits that were painted on ivory (from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries) to make a replica of them on crushed cans and fast food wrappers. Kim's idea is to play with the perception of the elite in society today.
Monday, 27 October 2014
Recently, China has opened an extraordinary suspension bridge, which is located in in Pingjiang county, in the province of Hunan, southern China, at a height of one hundred and eighty meters. Rocks, between which there is a unique bridge,that straddles two rocky peaks, 300 meters apart. All the tourists passing data structure are in this horror as the blade is fully transparent glass bottom bridge. The construction of the bridge tightly unfixed and the breeze is constantly rocking bridge. People who panic passing attraction, left unattended, Emergency here is specially trained personnel.
In the desert of Bahrain, where there is no surface or groundwater sources, quite inexplicably has been 400 years grows lonely acacia tree, called by locals "Hadzharat Al Haya" or Shajarat al-Hayah, which means "tree of life". According to biblical tradition, located in Bahrain paradise gardens of Eden, so many call the tree of life tree of the Garden of Eden. Lonely Acacia has become the main attraction of Bahrain, tourists pulls feel involvement in the secret and touch the symbol of survival and triumph over circumstances.
Monday, 13 October 2014
Henna Heals is managed by a committed team of 150 artists worldwide. They create elegant henna crowns, which feature traditionally feminine floral patterns, religious symbols and messages of hope, help women suffering from cancer cope with the loss of their hair to cancer, as a form of empowerment for people experiencing hair loss caused by the cancer treatments. For people suffering from cancer, losing their hair to chemotherapy is a demoralizing difficulty that only adds to the emotional and physical struggles that come with their disease.
Japan's longest toll-free bridge linking the island of Tsunoshima in Yamaguchi Prefecture with Honshu it was built in 2000. Since then a longer bridge has been built in Okinawa. The Tsunoshima Bridge, built at a cost of 14.9 billion yen, which works out at about 150,000 USD per inhabitant, spans 1.78 kilometers, 90 meters longer than the Kuruma bridge ,in Okinawa, the longest toll-free road bridge in Japan until now. Tsunoshima, with a population of 996, is a small, 4.1-square-km island off the coast of Hohoku, a fishing town in western Yamaguchi.