Inspiring

June 24, 2017

Creative Vending Machine Prints Short Stories to Read While You Wait

Recently, inventive vending machines have been popping up around France. Instead of dispensing sweet treats or sugary drinks, however, these kiosks distribute short stories. Created by literature-loving company Short Édition, these savvy stalls promise to help pass the time, whether you're waiting at the airport, stuck at the train station, or even accompanying your significant other on a particularly trying trip to the mall. Sleek in design and minimal in effort, each vending machine offers an appealing way for commuters and customers to kill time.

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June 12, 2017

‘The Restaurant of Order Mistakes’ Only Staffs Waiters with Dementia, So Every Order is a Surprise

Worldwide, dementia affects 47.5 million people with 9.9 million new cases each year. Recently, a pop-up restaurant in Tokyo spent 3 days in operation, changing the public's perception of those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's. The Restaurant of Order Mistakes, which was open in early June, was staffed by sufferers of these disorders. Six smiling waitresses took orders and served food to customers, who came in knowing they may not get what they asked for.

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May 22, 2017

Seniors Are Buying Tiny Homes to Live Their Golden Years Off the Grid

Forget assisted living or RVs, more and more seniors are looking at tiny homes to spend their retirement. In fact, a 2015 survey found that 30% of tiny home residents were between 51 and 70 years old, making senior citizens a huge part of the tiny home movement. As result, more companies are specializing in small residences equipped with comforts specially designed for this unique demographic.

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May 15, 2017

Woman Diagnosed with Terminal Cancer Stars in Beautiful Solo Wedding Photos

In 2015, Taiwanese woman Q May Chen was given an devastating diagnosis: she had stage 4 breast cancer. This information was particularly heartbreaking for the 29-year-old, as she had triumphantly beat cancer just 2 years prior. Still, Chen was determined to remain in good spirits and not let a terminal illness stop her from living her dreams. So, to celebrate her 30th birthday, she decided to star in a stunning series of wedding photos by herself.

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