Blended Images Of Classic Books Create The Illusion Of A Book Fluttering Open And Coming To Life

In a project that will delight the book lover in all of us, photographer Ellen Cantor artistically expresses how books are the source of her favorite memories. “My current project, entitled Prior Pleasures, is deeply influenced by my love of literature. This series explores memory and preservation of the past while ensuring the creation of … Read more

War Veteran’s Heartbreaking Poem to His Late Wife Inspires The World

93-year-old Bob Lowe from Hampshire, England wrote a poem, entitled, “Ode To Kath” dedicated to his late wife of 65 years who died 3 years ago. His poem originally found an audience on The Silver Line, a website/helpline for older people suffering from loneliness. Bob wrote on the website: “But more to the point 72 … Read more

Writer Explores Abandoned Houses In Europe. What He Discovered? Completely Fascinating

Author Ransom Riggs traveled to Europe in search for the perfect house that will be the setting for his upcoming novel. Riggs teamed up with urban explorer and photographer Martino Zegwaard to photograph and document the inside of the homes, which he thought best represent the kind of houses described in the pages of his … Read more

25 Most Fascinating Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Language

Amp up your knowledge about language with these 25 fascinating linguistic tidbits! From fun facts to cultural sneak peaks, you’re sure to learn something new today. I’m actually 1.5% smarter now.   1. via 22Words 2. via 22Words 3. via 22Words 4. via 22Words 5. via 22Words 6. via 22Words 7. via 22Words 8. via … Read more

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

These are actual words from other cultures used to best describe certain things and situations I’d normally just refer to as “you know…” Well, not anymore! This brilliant infographic will make learning 11 untranslatable words, in different languages, fun and easy. I feel smarter than a 5th grader now. Credit: Maptia [wp_ad_camp_2]