To control reckless drivers, the mayor of Caracas, Venezula, replaced traffic wardens with mimes to shame dangerous drivers and pedestrians. The amazing thing is, it seems to be working with motorists responding better to mimes than the traffic police.
Archive for November, 2011
Balloon artist Addi Somekh started work in college and he soon realised that it didn’t matter whether you were a wealthy executive or in a shelter, you still laughed and enjoyed his work. That’s when the idea came to him that he could take that gift to thousands of people across the world. So, in [...]
The simple pleasure of catching up with someone over coffee is something we all look forward to. A chance to connect, share stories, laugh and sometimes left off a bit of steam. A Brisbane based charity Group 61 is using the simple ‘coffee catch-up’ as a way to help tackle the issue of mental illness. [...]
I went to sit down at the swing park the other day and saw this piece of graffiti on the seat. Now that’s a sign of the times.
Women in Manilla recently brought peace to their villages by withholding sex from their fighting husbands. More surprisingly though, this isn’t a new phenomenon as apparently women have been using sex strikes to stop wars since the ancient greeks. Which begs the question, are sex strikes the solution for world peace? If it creates lives, [...]