Tuesday, May 31, 2016
But the next month, another family was caught in the same area. Then more cases of live-streaming child abuse appeared in different parts of the Philippines. continue
The 2016 Global Slavery Index, from the Walk Free Foundation in Australia, defines slavery as "situations of exploitation that a person cannot refuse or leave because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception".
Modern forms of slavery can include debt bondage, where a person is forced to work for free to pay off a debt, child slavery, forced marriage, domestic servitude and forced labour, where victims are made to work through violence and intimidation.
The BBC looks at five examples of modern slavery.
Monday, May 30, 2016
Through her shop Hinkleville, she sells her handcrafted pots that are adorned with glossy glazes and sweet, tiny faces. Each of Hinkle’s creations feature the same sort of expression—a stylized depiction of shut eyes—which provides a sense of uniformity among her various surface patterns and textures. The ceramic planters are adorable on their own, but they’re made complete with the addition of a flower or succulent—suddenly, they’ve got a new hairdo!
But as the Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year competition shows, the creative possibilities for this type of building are endless. The finalists for their 2016 round were recently announced and showcase designs in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Sheds range in styles from sleek to rustic to downright wacky. Some finalists, like The Shed, have graceful forms that speak to a tranquil, minimalist aesthetic.
What results is an immersive experience that reflects the outdoors into the interior space, mimicking how the image would enter a photographic device. more
They wrote “sup”. So far, so civil. But it didn’t stop there. Oh no.
It was only just getting started! more
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Saturday, May 28, 2016
From pigs heads in Mexico, to octopus in Greece, to sweet potatoes in Laos, check out this visual tribute to cooking with fire.