A Dance Like No Other

May 4, 2013

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.

What We Love This Week, Volume XII

May 3, 2013

This Year’s Best National Geographic Photo Contest Entries

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.

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Tom Hussey’s Remarkable “Reflections”

May 1, 2013
Tom Hussey Reflections

Source: Joon Bug

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.

If The World Were 100 People

April 29, 2013

A fascinating infographic examining the composition of the world if it were 100 people:

World As 100 People Infographic

Which category do you find most shocking?

The World’s Most Iconic Lighthouses

April 29, 2013
Iconic Lighthouses Madang Sea

Source: Messer Smith

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

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The Curious World Of The Moscow Cat Theatre

April 28, 2013

Monkey grinders are so 20th century. In Russia, the new animal troubadours are acrobatic cats and their equally dynamic trainers.