People in Kathmandu joke that the face mask has now become part of the national dress – an indispensable accessory in an effort to protect themselves from the dust. Nepal has the worst air quality in the world, according to the Environmental Performance Index. (Photo by Pete Pattisson/The Guardian)
A potential bidder carefully examines pieces of Tuna in order to ascertain the quality and to estimate its price ahead of the Tuna auction at the Tsukiji fish market on February 28, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images)
The top layer of muskeg and earth (L) is removed at the Syncrude tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Syncrude currently produces 350,000 barrels per day of high quality light, low sulphur crude oil according to company reports. (Photo by Todd Korol/Reuters)
A citizen rides in smog on December 20, 2016 in Jinan, Shandong Province of China. Air quality index (AQI) readings exceeded 400 and some schools have suspended classes in Jinan. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
If you can’t find your inner child, at least you can put on this disturbingly realistic baby mask. For best results, wear it on a topless muscular body. Each baby head is individually handcrafted by artist, Landon Meier. Made from a high quality, extra thick latex, one size fits all. You can get one for only $250 + shipping.
Artist Robert Mickelson is an expert sculptor whose medium of choice happens to be glass. There's something so pure and serene about glass. Perhaps it's the material's transparency coupled with its fragility. Whatever it may be, Mickelson knows how to accentuate the element's most appealing qualities. Each of his life-like sculptural pieces exude realism with a refined quality.
Amazon.com has recently revealed its annual Big Fall Books Preview, a way for its Book Editors to let avid readers discover the best upcoming releases for the 2014 Fall season. The list includes several highly anticipated titles, for every category of readers - from children and young adults to consumers of hard, quality writings.