JR’s Stunning Ballerina on Shipping Containers in France

Renowned street artist JR has just completed his latest piece, but this time, he didn’t paint on bare walls of buildings or homes, his canvas of choice was shipping containers. Called Bird Ballerina, the beautiful piece was wheatpasted on, by a team of people, at the Port of Le Havre in France. In contrast to the bright green and red colors of the shipping containers, the black-and-white piece stands out because of its quiet beauty. Behind her own set of bars, the ballerina is like a caged bird, sitting solemnly alone, waiting to be freed. JR’s website and Facebook page

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December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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