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URBAN PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN BY MICHAEL BIES

Michael Bies is a photographer from Landau Palatinate in Germany. These are some of his abstract urban photos black and white photos. Expert tip: To better understand the snaps, look at the simplicity of the composition and the effect created by the textures. Source: Abduzeedo

THE OTHER PERSON IS ALWAYS RIGHT

Read this post by Seth Godin to understand when communication can happen. Its just a few lines, all of which are short. As Godin explains at the end “You’ll need to travel to this place” to communicate. What place is that, and how do you get there? You’ll know when...

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

My two favourite things in NYC are the Empire State Buliding and the state of Atlas at Rockefeller Center. But this image of a side of Central Park is incredible. I just had to put it up. For best results, click on the source and see in full size. Source:...

‘DESIGNER’ TOOTHBRUSHES FROM A JAPANESE-SCANDINAVIAN FIRM

Yumaki has created artistic toothbrushes that look like they would be a delight to use, simply because of the fun factor. They are made using nylon, charcoal blended or biodegradable bristles and flexible handles made out of a sugarcane plastic, steam pressed bamboo, faux tortoise shell and other materials. The...

AFRICAN ELEPHANTS ARE TURNING TUSKLESS!

The hunting and poaching has taken its toll: African elephants are going tuskless. Tusklessness is a part of a natural genetic variation in female African elephants, and affects between 2% and 6% in a normal herd. In Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, one-third of younger female elephants and half of the...

HOW TO SLEEP IN AEROPLANES

It’s an uphill battle alright (unless you’re flying first class in Emirates’ A380), but there are things you can do to catch 40 winks on a flight. Among the common sense advice floating around is to avoid the coffee, wear comfy clothes and so on. Here’s a read that works...

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