Some stories are too complicated to tell with words as some emotions are too difficult to express verbally. Sometimes, photos explain them better.
Just look at these photos we rounded up just for you and you’ll get what we mean. These seemingly simple photos have very interesting background stories behind them. Go read on and see for yourself.
#1. Joe Biden and an ice cream
Former Vice President Joe Biden was telling a reporter how hard it is to balance a foreign policy discussion while delicately handling an ice cream cone on his hand.
#2. The nymph
Every year on May 1st, the spiritual community of mediums known as the Vale do Amanhecer (otherwise known as the Social Works of the Christian Spiritualist Order) in Brazil gather for the Day of the Spiritual Indoctrinator, the biggest ceremony of the year. Since it was founded by Tia Nieva in 1959, nymphs or female devotees of this community have been praying on the outskirts of Planaltina in their temple 50 kilometers from Brasilia.
#3. The birds
Stephen Gill, in his book entitled The Pillar, described these birds as beyond the human realm – independent creatures with independent lives.
#4. End of an era
This photo taken at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan captures the end of an era as Japan’s Emperor Akihito and his wife, Empress Michiko, bow as they participate in Taiirei-Seiden-no-gi, a ceremony done as the Emperor renounces the throne.
#5. The two musicians
To mark World Jazz Day 2019, the lifelong works of French Magnum photographer Guy Le Querrec regarding jazz and its febrile intimacy and idiosyncrasies has been given the highlight. This feature led saxophonist Evan Parker to say that Le Querrec’s works “reveal secrets about us that we didn’t know ourselves.”
#6. The farm
With their mother dying from stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, Nellie, 6, and her brother Oliver, 7, may lose their family’s dairy farm in Fayette County. The milkbarn, where their father milks 50 to 60 head of cattle twice a day, may be lost to the Browns who have owned it since 1700s, due to extremely low dairy prices.
#7. A bus full of learners
As the birthrate continue to plummet in South Korea, rural schools are losing students. To solve the problem and make the most of its classrooms, one school in Gangjin County opened its doors to illiterate women who have dreamt of learning to read for decades.
30 Simple and Extreme Tattoo Designs For Your Neck
Thinking of getting your neck inked? Here are some ideas!
- Skin art has achieved wider respect and acceptance these days.
- Here are some amazing neck tattoo designs if you're looking for inspiration.
New Species of “Cat-Fox” Seen Roaming Around French Island
They look like a fox and are bigger than typical house cats!
- The majestic creatures have been spotted in the island of Corsica.
- The cat-foxes are said to be bigger than the typical housecat, with large tails, and very sharp teeth.
- The feline has become a local legend, with nocturnal and predatory habits.
Professor Wants to Ban Dodgeball From Schools Because It Is ‘Dehumanizing’
Apparently, the sport is “being used as an outlet for aggression.”
- A Canadian research team wants to ban dodgeball from schools.
- The game has been labeled as "dehumanizing" as it encourages stronger students to express their anger by targeting weaker classmates.