One man pays tribute to his mother’s teachings in an entirely untraditional way: by dancing in a pool. David Bolger, choreographer and artistic director of Dublins’ CoisCéim Dance Theatre, sashays through the waters of the Marian College swimming pool…where his mother served as an instructor and taught Bolger to swim so long ago.
Browsing ATI By curiosities
The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest hits its mid twenties this June. For nearly 25 years, wanderlust-riddled individuals have sent their snapshots into the DC-based magazine in hopes of sharing a slice of their experience with the masses. And, OK, getting a little name recognition in the process. Thanks to The Roosevelts, we’re able to share some of 2013′s most promising entries thus far.
Retirement affords us many opportunities, one of which is the chance to reflect on the set of experiences that has led us to where we sit today. What, if you looked into the mirror, would you see? Using a handful of seniors as models, photographer Tom Hussey does just that.
A fascinating infographic examining the composition of the world if it were 100 people:
Which category do you find most shocking?
Madang Lighthouse, Papua New Guinea
Also known as the Coastwatchers’ Memorial, this imposing lighthouse was built in 1959 to pay homage to the brave coast watchers of World War II, or the men stationed on remote Pacific islands with the task of observing enemy movements. The 90-foot high alabaster structure is designed to resemble an everlasting torch, and yet it is the building’s four fins that transform the lighthouse into a crucifix in memory of those who lost their lives during the war.
The Most Iconic Lighthouses: Low Lighthouse, UK
Monkey grinders are so 20th century. In Russia, the new animal troubadours are acrobatic cats and their equally dynamic trainers.