Artist transforms wood into mysterious sculptures that look like figures are trapped inside

Some artworks are very straightforward that it only takes a second to figure out what they are and what they mean. Others are more of a mystery, with their meanings subject to the viewer’s interpretation. One perfect example of the latter is this collection of mind-boggling wooden creations by Taiwanese sculptor Tung Ming-Chin. This artist

World’s first energy-positive hotel to be built in Norway’s Arctic Circle

Many companies are taking the path towards carbon neutrality in a bid to become more sustainable. But this brand new structure in Norway’s Arctic Circle is taking it a step further by becoming the world’s first energy-positive hotel. Svart hotel—which will open in the Svartisen glacier in 2022—aims to be completely energy-positive, meaning it will

Plumber helps over 10,000 elderly neighbors by fixing their heating and plumbing for free

Plumbers offering free services are quite unheard of, especially since they do a great deal of hard work in our homes. But not this plumber from Lancashire, England. James Anderson, 53, has provided free plumbing services to the disabled and elderly since 2017 when he launched his non-profit community interest company Depher. For more than

Baby with rare disease survives coronavirus and liver transplant before his 1st birthday

This one-year-old baby from Syracuse, New York, has been through severe health problems in his young life. Doctors—and even his family—feared he wouldn’t make it. But thanks to a life-saving liver transplant, this “miracle baby” survived and is now doing better than ever. Kasen Donerlson was born on January 14, 2020, weighing eight pounds. Because

Injured parrot gets second chance at life through prosthetic beak provided by animal center

A Brazil-based animal rehabilitation center called Renascer ACN did the most amazing job at giving this parrot a new lease on life. Birds use their beaks for a lot of things. They use it to communicate, gather food, groom themselves, defend their territories, and attack their rivals. When a bird’s beak is damaged, it can

Japanese artisan skillfully restores worn-out book into mint condition

Despite the emergence of e-readers, many people still prefer to read from physical books. As many bibliophiles say, there is nothing like the smell and feel of a newly bought book. Its smooth, crisp pages and fresh-from-the-bookstore scent make the reading experience so much better. Bookworms relish all these features before they dive right into

Albino elephant calf caught in a snare inspires world with her incredible journey to recovery

This albino elephant calf rescued from a poaching snare inspired the world with her incredible strength and resilience. Here is her story. Khanyisa came to Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development (HERD) in South Africa on January 8, 2020, in the worst condition. The four-month-old calf had a snare wrapped around her head, which severed the

Engineer designs ‘igloo’ shelters to provide a warm place for the homeless during the winter

The winter months bring a lot of joy, but it’s also a season when we experience many struggles. Although we have our houses to shield us from the freezing temperatures outside, we still need the help of heaters and hot showers to keep us warm because it’s just so freaking cold. For those without a

High school sweethearts rekindle old flame and marry after nearly 70 years apart

Many authors have written great books about love and have filled their pages with the most romantic tales. However, many of them are mere products of the writer’s imagination. Despite being one of the best you’ll ever read, the following love story is no work of fiction – it’s as real as it gets. Frederick

Betty White says ‘sense of humor’ is what keeps her forever young as she prepares for 99th birthday

Staying forever young is all about perspective – just take it from Betty White. Days away from celebrating her 99th birthday, the legendary comedienne revealed her simple yet effective secret to living a long life. “I don’t like the other side,” White told PEOPLE. “The positive side is a lot more fun.” White was born