March 3rd is World Wildlife Day, and it will be an opportunity to celebrate various forms of fauna and flora and also turn our attention to the initiatives required to fight criminal violations of laws designed to protect endangered species and environmentally sensitive habitats. The 2016 theme focuses especially on African and Asian elephants, which have been ruthlessly killed by traffickers in tusks. Let's check out some of the most engaging animals of Uganda, in Africa.
The environment where we work surely affects our productivity, mood, or peace of mind. While the usual concepts of open spaces or private offices are known all over the world, some employers have gone a little further and have created, for their employees truly creative places to work. Here one can really say that in workplaces like these, work must be a pleasure, and those who work in them must look forward to coming to the office every day. Check it out.
While some of us are looking forward to the first snow flakes and making a snowman, around 10 000 workers, many international ice sculpture experts, and artists from all over China and the world meet every year in beautiful Harbin, capital of China's Heilongjiang Province, to create a whole new world of ice and snow.
Enisa Bugarik, a 34 year old artist from Skopje, FYR Macedonia, is one of those people who, as soon as you meet them, grab your attention with their unique style and creativity. Enisa’s art is two-fold: not only does she design amazing pieces of jewelry, but she also creates stunning photos of people, nature, and world around her. Youth Time has talked to her, and this is what we have found out about her and the art works she creates.
Christmas is a holiday celebrated in many parts of the world, often with roots that go back to a time long before there was a Christian holiday called Christmas. There are different traditions related to Christmas in different countries. Some of them are well known, but often the origin has been forgotten.
Many people think that plastic bottles can be recycled indefinitely. In fact, this is only partly true. Plastic can be recycled about six or seven times; after that, it has to be mixed with virgin material, thereby lengthening the time that recycling can continue. But what if we would like to recycle creatively and spend some pleasant time with friends, for example? What can we design with plastic bottles? Here is a list of ideas that could enlighten our imaginations and help to decorate your home for holidays.
A while ago American photographer Tom Hussey created an award-winning photo series called ‘Reflections of The Past’. The photographs show old people looking at the reflection of their younger selves in the mirror. To create this photo project Mr Hussey was inspired by a World War II veteran who once said him “I can’t believe I’m going to be 80. I feel like I just came back from the war. But I look in the mirror and I see this old guy.”
In August 28 a UN committee called on the Netherlands to revamp its Black Pete Christmas tradition because many see it as a "vestige of slavery." The blackface assistant of Sinterklaas (Saint Nicolas) seen as the kind gift bringer is a popular Christmas figure among the Dutch.
The history of Greek cinematography is similar to the one of its birthplace: long, turbulent and nostalgic with occasional revivals following the end of the Civil War in 1949 and the restoration of democracy in the 70s. After outbreak of the financial crisis a new wave of filmmakers with similar aesthetics has emerged as far as outright of cinema movement, commonly described as “weird wave” in Greek cinema.
A Russian painter based in America Vladimir Kush creates unbelievably beautiful artworks. According to experts, Vladimir perhaps is one of the most talented surrealists of our time. Each painting is fascinating by stunning fantasy stories, game with metamorphic! If you are a fan of art and surrealism, you’ll get a real pleasure by watching these artworks!