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Vivid Sydney: A Festival of Light, Music, and Ideas

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Vivid Sydney: A Festival of Light, Music, and Ideas

Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music, and ideas, lit up the Harbour City Friday as the annual 18-day event, on this year from 22 May to 8 June, got underway. Sydney’s landmarks, its Harbour and urban spaces were transformed by 3D projections and over 60 light installations including the sails of the World Heritage [...]

Disney Opens its First and Largest Store in Shanghai

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Disney Opens its First and Largest Store in Shanghai

Disney Store today opened the doors of its flagship store in the Lujiazui area of Pudong, Shanghai, China. The store is said to be the largest retail space of any Disney Store in the world featuring 5000 square meters of immersive shopping experiences, and also features an outdoor plaza. “We couldn’t be more delighted to [...]

Real Women Inspire You to Love Your Curly Hair

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Real Women Inspire You to Love Your Curly Hair

Love Your Curls book is a poetic tribute to curly hair, inspired by curly stories, photos and messages that poured in as a result of the campaign. Earlier this year, Dove Hair revealed that as few as 10% of women feel proud of their curly hair and only 4 out of 10 little girls with [...]

NASA Plans to Build Houses on Mars

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NASA Plans to Build Houses on Mars

NASA and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, known as America Makes, are holding a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3-D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars. The multi-phase 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge, part of NASA’s Centennial Challenges program, is designed to advance the additive [...]

4 Million Gay Men Are Beaten Every Year

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4 Million Gay Men Are Beaten Every Year

Dating site PlanetRomeo announces its Gay Happiness Index (GHI) to be launched 17 May 2015 on the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHOT). Contrary to what the index name implies, the situation is anything but happy, says PlanetRomeo. The site says it is a known fact that 1/3 of all countries in the world still view [...]

Rail Europe’s New Offer for France-Spain Train Travel

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Rail Europe’s New Offer for France-Spain Train Travel

Head from Le Sacre-Coeur to La Sagrada Familia, or Notre-Dame de la Garde to El Museo Nacional del Prado this summer at a discount with Rail Europe. Rail Europe, Inc., a top distributor of European rail products in North America, is offering travelers discounts on rail travel between France and Spain this spring with 20% [...]

LG Studio and Nate Berkus to ‘Re-Imagine’ Your Kitchen

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LG Studio and Nate Berkus to ‘Re-Imagine’ Your Kitchen

LG Electronics USA and designer Nate Berkus will help consumers ‘re-imagine’ their kitchen at Dwell on Design 2015, where LG will unveil new products from its LG Studio line of premium kitchen appliances. The show’s newly minted Re-Imagination Pavilion will feature appliances from LG Studio, for which Berkus serves as Artistic Advisor. LG is Premier [...]

FedEx Transports Polar Bear to Saint Louis Zoo

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FedEx Transports Polar Bear to Saint Louis Zoo

Kali (pronounced “Cully”), a 2 ½-year-old, 850-pound male polar bear that was orphaned in Alaska as a cub, is now resting comfortably in the Saint Louis Zoo’s new McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibit, which is set to open June 6. Kali’s transportation on May 5 from Rochester, New York, to St. Louis was donated by [...]

Meet the Father of Stray Dogs: Shiv Pal

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Meet the Father of Stray Dogs: Shiv Pal

By Rakesh Raman Kalu, Golu, Cheeku, Lalu, Jimmy, and Choti are generally the names of Indian kids. But Delhi’s Shiv Pal has given these names to his dogs. He has adopted these abandoned dogs and a few cats who now live with him under a tree alongside a busy Delhi road. Shiv Pal, 60, is [...]

NASA Invites Public Ideas for Journey to Mars

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NASA Invites Public Ideas for Journey to Mars

What do you need to bring, and how do you minimize the need for delivery of future supplies in order to establish a sustained human presence on a planet 140 million miles away from Earth? NASA is embarking on an ambitious journey to Mars and Tuesday announced a challenge inviting the public to write down [...]

How to Connect Strings of the Soul

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How to Connect Strings of the Soul

“It is as important to cry sincerely as to laugh freely.” This text string comes from Strings of the Soul, which is the title of a new digital book written by Sanjay Gupta who lives in India. According to the author, this book is about “Love, Truth, Happiness…and some other things that connect us all.” [...]

Entries Invited for “Share the Experience” Photo Contest

Entries Invited for “Share the Experience” Photo Contest

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, Active Network and optics manufacturer Celestron have announced the winners of the 2014 Share the Experience photo contest. This annual contest encourages amateur photographers to share their experiences by submitting their favorite views, moments and adventures in America’s national parks and public lands. The [...]

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