Could you survive on 49 cents a day? If you lived in China and earned 49 cents per day, you’d have no alternative but to stretch those cents as far as they could go. Photographer Stefen Chow started a project called “The Poverty Line – China” which shows what the Chinese living below the poverty line can afford with the daily wage. One picture - one day.
Ten years ago Army Private Mitch Hunter performed a heroic act with bitter sweet results. He saved a woman’s life during a car accident by pushing a live wire off the woman. Sadly, the ending wasn’t a happy one for him. Hunter was left severely disfigured and the formerly handsome young man now lives with a severely scarred face, a prosthetic nose and leg. Hunter’s story is about to be re-written and the brave soldier just might get his happy ending after all. He has received approval for a face transplant by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Talk about turning an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan – Curtis Killorn is single handedly reviving dead trees in Colorado by painting them in bright beautiful colors. The result, as these beautiful pictures show, is magnificent. I absolutely love this original and very creative art work and thank the artist for generously sharing his pictures and link with me.
This Malaysian bicycle rider named Azizulhasni Awang suffered an unusual injury after he was involved in a high speed crash. It was only after the race that it was noticed that he had a large wooden splinter from the track had gone completely through his left calf. Awang placed third in the race. The splinter was about 7.9 inches (20cm) long.
Picture of the Day is our new daily topic. It can be just a random pic, not necessarily funny or it can be a very inspiring and expressive photograph on any subject; or it may have nothing in particular but just a pic that we happen to like. And we want to know what you think about it. Tell us what’s on your mind in the comments. Go inside the post to vote.
The Bible advocates tolerance and love but clearly the kids of Westboro Baptist Church did not get that memo – or at least their parents didn’t. Helmed by anti-homosexual propagandist Fred Phelps, Westboro Baptist Church is notorious for its extreme protest activities against homosexuality so it comes as no surprise that the children of the church are following in their parents’ footsteps.
Welcome to the world’s largest family. The Chinese fathers name is Ziona Chan and he has 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren. Altogether there are 181 members of this family. The family lives in a four story, 100-room house that is located in the hills of the Baktwang village where Chan’s wives sleep in large communal dormitories.
If you’ve ever wondered what Marilyn Monroe would look like as the bride in Kill Bill, wonder no more. Her face appears on the alternate reality movie poster for the movie courtesy of artist Sean Hartter. The artist also does various other alternative posters for his favorite movies pairing up his ideal casts and directors. Catch a glimpse of the world through his eyes in these super cool posters.
Sixty seconds is all you need to soak in the beautiful images of the world’s most famous landmarks created from a combination of thousands of tourist pictures. To achieve these spectacular images, the artist carefully layered 200 to 300 pictures on top of one another. You’ll be amazed at what you can see if you look closely enough at the weaved pictures.
When Wisconsin’s governor Scott Walker proposed a budget bill that would strip the state’s unions of their collective bargaining rights, he underestimated just how creative the citizens of Wisconsin can be when it comes to expressing their anger. Check out their awesome protest signs in these pictures.
Throw out all those tattoo stereotypes you have in mind because photographer Caitlin Margaret Kelly brings you a series of portraits that will tug your heart strings to the core. The common denominator here is all these people have tattoos and piercings and they were all part of the 6th Annual Tattoo Show in Buenos Aires. Which one of these pictures is your favorite?
New portion of demotivational posters is waiting for you after the jump.
Some of previous parts:
Funny Demotivational Posters. Part 15 (44 pics)
Funny Demotivational Posters. Part 16 (88 pics)
Funny Demotivational Posters. Part 17 (39 pics)
Funny Demotivational Posters. Part 18 (53 pics)
Funny Demotivational Posters. Part 19 (89 pics)
Finca Bellavista is a self-sustaining community in the jungles of Costa Rica. So if you are fan of everything that is eco-friendly and like to merge with nature this can be what you need. Finca Bellavista encompasses 300 acres (1.2 km2) of rainforest.
The property is owned by Crested Beauty, S.A, which sells lots of between two and 5 acres (20,000 m2) to the general public, in which a stilt house or tree house may be built. The cost of a lot starts from $55,000. Residents are required to purchase a biodigester.