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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




Indira, 7, Kathmandu, Nepal



Indira works at a local granite quarry since she was 3. She also attends school and shares a mattress with her siblings. The house that she, her parents, brother and sister lives in has one room, one bed and one mattress.

Erlen, 14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Erlen, 14, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Erlen, who is pregnant for the third time since she was 12, sleeps on the bed for her mother has swapped places with her due to her being in the late stage of pregnancy. She usually sleeps on the floor of their small shack. Her first two babies were stillborn.

Douha, 10, Hebron, West Bank, Israel



Douha lives with her parents and 11 siblings in a Palestinian refugee camp. She shares a room with all her 5 sisters. Her brother Mohammed killed himself and 23 civilians in a suicide-bomb attack against the Israelis in 1996. Immediately after the bombing, the family home—including all their possessions—was destroyed by the Israeli military.

Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast, West Africa

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast

16 Children & Their Bedrooms From Around the World - Anonymous, 9, Ivory Coast - Anonymous' Bed

A 9 year-old orphan and refugee from war in Liberia who goes to school in Ivory Coast for ex-child soldiers and lives in a concrete shack with some of his classmates.

Maria, 12, Mexico City, Mexico

Maria, 12, Mexico City, Mexico

Maria lives with her parents and older sister. Their home has three stories and is set around a courtyard, behind security gates. She her own private doorbell outside her room. The family has taken security very seriously ever since one of her cousins was kidnapped by a gang.

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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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