60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
In today's social media age, everyone is fighting for the best snapshot to feature on their Instagram. One of the latest aesthetic trends is the humble coffee cup, and the Coffee 'n Clothes brand have vowed to take this one step further.
One of the main questions people ask themselves as they go through life is; "what would I do if money were not an object?" The idea of being rich to the point where you don't have to work anymore is extremely exciting. All the things we dream about and wish we could have sitting at the palm of our hands is an image that lights an inner fire that is put out the moment we set our alarms for the next day's work. We could only guess that attaining this level of wealth would mean, shopping, going on vacation, buying our parent's expensive cars and houses, and relaxing by the pool. The fact of the matter is that not all people who can live that way would live that way.
Over the course of a couple of generations, Blockbuster was the king of the entertainment industry. In the early 2000s, the struggling founders of Netflix offered to sell their company to Blockbuster for a relatively modest sum of money. They were turned down and laughed at. Ten years later, Blockbuster declared bankruptcy. Now, Netflix dominates the streaming world and Blockbuster is a thing of the past.
The last few years have been successful in breaking down the barriers between what men and women can do. With feminism on the up, the world is a less prejudicial place to what it was in the mid -twentieth century, regarding a woman’s place in society. How was this acceptance achieved? One of the tactics reducing women’s discrimination came down to a simple wardrobe change.
It may sound like something out of science fiction, but it totally true. After editing the DNA of a bioluminescent mushroom, researchers at Planta managed to transfer the genetic code into a tobacco plant. It's a huge and exciting accomplishment in the world of science, as it opens up possibilities for other glow-in-the-dark living organisms. Plants, flowers, and who knows what else could undergo the process that gives them a "pleasant green aura that emanates from their living energy," the researchers explained. And it's simply magical to behold the results.
The mastermind behind the music of Seinfeld, America’s favorite sitcom, uses an interestingly unique instrument, giving the sound track an avant-garde touch.
If you thought October involved too much candy, then you're not ready to learn about The Sweetest Day. The underrated holiday is celebrated in only some states and totally ignored in others. It's a mix of Halloween and Valentines Day. It also has a sweet background story.
The results of an experiment that took almost over two decades to finish show the positive effects that dumping orange peels in nature can have. The difference between the part of the park with the orange peels vs the side without any peels were like black and white. Could these results be applied to helping forest grow in the future?
The Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable' is an incredible, renowned masterpiece and the single most expensive contemporary art shows, in the world. The underwater treasures exposed.