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Canada Will Ban Plastic Bags, Straws, Cutlery, and Other Single-Use Plastics Starting in 2021

Single-use plastic is one of the worst threats to our Planet and it is a real struggle to eliminate it from our everyday lives. The Canadian government decided that it was time to take action and focus on being more sustainable, so they released a statement with a list of single plastic items that they are planning to ban in 2021. (more…)

Adorable ‘Frog and Toad’ Knitting Pattern

Many books leave an imprint on us and bring back happy memories. Beloved childhood books are surely among those that will always bring joy to one’s heart and such does everything related to them. (more…)

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Tiina Törmänen is a nature photographer based in picturesque Lapland, Finland who simply loves to capture the everchanging sky in the season of the Northern Lights.
Lapland is known for its beautiful (more…)

Colorful Insects From Freshly Cut Flowers

Raku Inoue is a Montreal-based artist who crafts the most beautiful and delicate insects out of flowers.
His series is called Natura Insects and uses freshly cut flowers to make softly colored insect designs and unique arrangements.
His latest work contains 9 bugs, from butterflies to beetles, and are all placed onto white paper to make the colors used for the piece pop out. The insects are built from soft petals, flower buds, stems, and leaves to create a harmonious look. Since bugs are perceived as something ugly and repulsive in many cases, Inoue intends to change the public’s view and present the insects in a new light. (more…)

‘Lord of the Rings’ Super Fan Builds His Own Real-Life Hobbit House

Iconic books can change our worldviews and even inspire people to try and recreate the fictional scenarios in their realities. The Lord of the Rings trilogy has such a huge fanbase around the world, that people started building hobbit houses to live like fictional characters.
KahlumG, who is trending on Reddit, shared a picture of his uncle’s house, a beauty inspired by the Lord of the Rings located in Tomich, Scotland. (more…)

Tiny houses for the homeless? One city’s experimental approach to a growing crisis

Tiny homes could be one of the solutions to a big problem in Southern California.

The homeless population in Redondo Beach is estimated to be under 200 people – small when compared to other cities in Southern California, but city officials want to experiment now with ways to meet a growing need. (more…)

“Dead Whale” Reminds Us That Ocean Pollution Is Getting Out Of Control

Raising awareness about pollution has always been a key point on Greenpeace’s agenda.
With microplastic and ocean waste becoming a great concern of our modern times, Greenpeace Philippines decided to make a statement by using art as their medium. They have built a huge whale installation, featuring a 50-foot-long blue whale and placed it on the shores of Manila. (more…)

Adorable Red Squirrels Interact With Props To Create The Cutest Pics

Squirrels are adorable, but getting close to them in the wild can be complicated as they get scared easily. But Dutch-Swedish photographer Geert Weggen managed to get close to them and take some amazing pictures, that show squirrels in several adorable situations. He has a rich history in wildlife photography, and his first picture was of a fox that showed up on his doorstep.
Of course, he had to figure out a way to lure the squirrels as close as he could without disturbing or harming them, and using nuts and food was the best way to do this. (more…)

Hospital “Hires” Cat as Security Guard and Even Gives Him His Own Staff ID Badge

Epworth Hospital in Richmond, Australia, has one of the fluffiest security guards there ever existed. His name is Elwood, and it is a cute cat, keeping the order and security under control at the hospital. (more…)

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