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"A Peaceful Coexistence" by Lewis Michael Jefferies (United Kingdom)(Image: Lewis Michael Jefferies via UPY 2022)
Underwater Photographer of the Year 2022 – Winners and Runner-Ups Awestruck Photos
Underwater photographers have their chance to shine every year in a prestigious competition that started over 50 years ago with the Brighton Underwater Film Festival. Organized by Bernard Eaton in 1965, the UK-hosted competition has...
5 Steps To Forgiving – Without an Apology
Feeling wronged can seem unbearable, especially when the pain is caused by someone we truly care about. When this feeling is allowed to fester, it can result in arduous years of resentment and even shorten...
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The Odyssey of Gai Lan
There is a charming story that the families of early Chinese immigrants sailing from Guangdong to San Francisco provided them with seeds of the vegetables they were leaving behind. Among these were gai lan (芥蘭,...
Traditional Chinese Architecture – The Siheyuan
The traditional Chinese architecture of siheyuan ( 四合院), refers to a collection of residences centered on a courtyard. While they are commonly found in Beijing, which has its own signature style, China has seen many...
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Aspiring Artist Captures Minute Details of Architectural Masterpieces Around the World
“I fell in love with grandeur-especially the gothic and baroque ones. They are highly unique and stylish. As a kid, I used to say to my dad, ‘Let’s go travel the world when I group...
Casey Holihan and her husband, John Noe, while traveling from Ellicott City, Maryland, to North Carolina (Image: Casey Holihan Noe)
Bakery Gifts Hundreds of Loaves of Bread to Drivers Stuck on I-95 During Snowstorm
Being stranded on a highway for more than 24 hours in below-freezing temperatures is a nightmare scenario. Yet, that’s precisely what hundreds of people on I-95 in Virginia experienced after an icy snowstorm caused a...
The Howell County Tribute Mural (Image: Sandra Pemberton Murals via Facebook)
Missouri Artist Went Viral After Painting Huge Patriotic ‘Tribute Mural’ On Highway 63
About two miles north of Pomona on highway 63, passersby can view a patriotic mural that has been painted on the side of a building. This giant painting on metal siding features an arrangement of...
Is the Modern Conservation Mentality Threatening the Environment?
As much as 21 percent of all land on Earth is ecologically intact due to the conservation practices of indigenous people and local communities that inhabit these areas, according to the 2021 report by ICCA,...
Atlantis and the Great Flood – Myths Connected by Reality?
The vast secrets of the universe will never be fully understood by humanity; but ancient myths and traditions may be able to offer insight into our history and destiny. The lost city of Atlantis and...