Occupy Wall Street Spreads Worldwide

European Central Bank, Frankfurt. (Thomas Lohnes/dapd/AP)

Last week, we wrote about how the Occupy Wall Street protests were sweeping across America. Now this week, the protests have spread worldwide, motivating thousands to voice their anger at financial and social inequality.

More than 80 countries around the world, including Hong Kong, Miami, London, Berlin, and Sydney have participated in largely peaceful demonstrations, along with some violent clashes in Rome. The Big Picture and In Focus are on the scene.

Occupy Wall Street Global Protests – The Big Picture
Occupy Wall Street Spreads Worldwide – In Focus

December 9, 2016

Photographer Captures Stunning Symmetry of Berlin’s Interior Architecture

Self-taught photographer Thibaud Poirier points and shoots his camera at the interiors of Berlin’s most stunning buildings in his new series, Berlin Interiors. Each photograph in the series is perfectly framed to exaggerate the interior architecture’s symmetry to great effect. The result is a collection that can be interpreted as an ode to lines, cubes, and curves, as much as highlighting beautiful interiors.

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December 9, 2016

Woman Recreates Famous Paintings as Fabulous Hand-Crafted Nail Art

Over three years ago, social media maven Susi Kenna became obsessed with elaborate nail art, and it’s easy to see why. For talented manicurists, the fingernails offer 10 tiny canvases in which to create their stunning visual works. Kenna has put another spin on this trend by combining it with her educational background in historical and contemporary art into a blog.

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