Hi-Def Pics – Amazingly Beautiful Cathedrals of Europe (11 photos)

When I visited Europe many years ago, I was blown away by the remarkable beauty of their cathedrals. The outside of the churches were so meticulously detailed, while the paintings and sculptures made the inside seem like heaven. Below are some HDR enhanced photos by one of my favorite photographers, Trey Ratcliff.

Outside of the Duomo (top), Three steps inside the Duomo. (above)

Inside the Duomo.

Notre Dame – Paris, France.

Inside Notre Dame.

Saint Michael’s Cathedral – Rome, Italy.

Another small church in Amsterdam.

Notre Dame de Lyon – France.

A small church in Rome, Italy.

A small church in Rome, Italy.

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January 18, 2017

Mom and Son Create Public Pantry to Share Groceries With Neighbors in Need

For years now, free little libraries have been popping up on front lawns across the country, promoting literacy and bringing communities together through a unique book sharing system. One Wichita woman, Maggie Ballard, has taken the colorful concept a step further by replacing the books with things like food, toiletries, and other necessities. Referred to as a Blessings Box, the pop-up repository invites members of the community to “take a blessing when you need one, leave [a] blessing when you can.

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January 18, 2017

31 Artists Who Transform Ordinary Paper Into Astonishing Works of Art

Paper is one of the great artistic chameleons. This easily accessible material that’s used in crafting incredible, gallery-worthy works of art is the same that contains crude sketchbook doodles never meant to see the light of day. It’s this fascinating dichotomy that entices creatives to experiment and use paper art as the centerpiece of their work. Depending on technique, paper can look wildly different.

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