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These Photos of Children and Their Bedrooms Around The World Will Surely Move You

These Photos of Children and Where They Sleep Around the World Show Eye-Opening Disparities

Kathrina Ysabel Pineda





We take a lot of things for granted. We complain. We whine, especially as kids. We have not enough gadgets. We were not given enough time to play. We are being told to do chores. Our parents did not buy us that expensive toy we wanted for our birthday. We sometimes even wish we have a life much more different than the ones we have for our own, not really realizing that there are people who would give anything just to be in our position. Some people would die for what we have.

Inequality no doubt still exists and it will keep on existing because of selfishness and greed that people who belong to the less than 10% of the world’s wealthy population.

Kenyan-born, England-raised, Venice-based photographer James Mollison has traveled around the globe and was able to capture snapshots of children and the places they call and consider their bedrooms.

In his eye-opening series, Where Children Sleep, he let the photos speak volumes for themselves and make a point in showing a remarkable view on diversity of children in different social classes around the world.

The series exhibited portraits of children and the respective places they spend their nights on. It ranged from high-class bedrooms to outdoor scenes that will leave people in shock.

Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Alex, 9, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Alex's Room

Alex is unable to go to school and spends his days begging on the streets. He sleeps on any form of bed he can sleep in at night like a sofa, an empty bench or a cold pavement.

Delanie, 9, New Jersey, USA



Delanie lives with her parents, younger brother and sister in a large house in New Jersey where they each have their own bedroom.

Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Joey, 11, Kentucky, USA - Joey's Bed

Joy lives with his parents and older sister He regularly accompanies his father on hunts and also owns two shotguns and a crossbow and made his first kill—a deer—at the age of seven.

Dong, 9, Yunnan, China



Dong shares a room with his parents, sister and grandfather living off of the ample land they own where they grow rice and sugar cane.

Rhiannon, 14, Darvel, Scotland

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Rhiannon, 14, Darvel, Scotland

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Rhiannon, 14, Darvel, Scotland - Rhiannon's Room

Rhiannon lives with her parents and brother in a terraced house in an area plagued with heroin addiction and gang violence where they have become used to abusive behavior from people in the neighborhood. Sporting a mohawk like her parents’ ever since she was six, Rhiannon and her family and friends are part of a punk subculture and have formed a community of support where they all look out for each other.

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This Useful Tool Ensures That Pregnant Passengers In South Korea Always Gets Train Seats

This is actually cool!

Mark Andrew



With the use of pink lights, Busan, South Korea is making sure pregnant women can always find seats each time they ride the train.

Being the second largest city in the country, Busan’s subway is always busy and so they thought of a way to ensure that pregnant passengers never run out of seats. A new wireless scheme with pink light alerts has been designed to inform passengers that a pregnant woman has just boarded the train. This, of course, is a signal for the other passengers to give up priority seats.

South Korea's Pink Light Campaign makes it possible for pregnant passengers to get priority subway seats.

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Worst Wardrobe Malfunction Ever: Woman’s Panties Fall Off While She’s Singing On Stage

A viral video shows a woman singing on stage experiencing the craziest wardrobe malfunction.

Faye Williams



A wardrobe malfunction can happen to anyone. For the record, we looked up the definition of the phrase in The Oxford Dictionary. It is described as "an instance of a person accidentally exposing an intimate part of their body as a result of an article of clothing slipping out of position."

While the clothing-related snafu is a normal thing, celebrities and other performers suffer most when it happens. Since they are in the public eye, their wardrobe snafus are often captured in pictures of videos. If they're really unlucky, the gaffe happens live in front of an audience.

In the age of social media, photos and videos of wardrobe malfunctions quickly go viral. That's what happened to a nine-second video clip that was posted by Facebook user Trevor Clarke. The video shows a woman singing dressed in a glittery dress. She is singing on stage.

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Weird ‘Facekini’ Fashion is Taking Over China’s Beaches

Would you be caught dead on the beach wearing one of these?

Dondi Tiples



China has long been known as an imitator of everything, from technology to gadgets, and from world-famous brands to even destinations. On many instances, these shanzhai, or fakes, look as good as the real thing.

One particular fashion statement, however, is becoming singularly known as a Chinese original. Dubbed the "facekini," it has become a staple on the beaches of China's Shandong province.

The Facekini.

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