A photographer has travelled the world photographing people with unwieldy objects balanced on their heads. French photographer Floriane De Lassée travelled across some of the world’s most rural landscapes, from East Africa to South America, in search of people for her ongoing photo series, How Much Can You Carry.

The Telegraph


A London man is to live the life of another person for 28 days, in an experiment that he hopes will give him insight into the nature of human existence but which experts have called potentially `extremely disturbing’. Mark Farid is set to recruit an `avatar’ or `other’, who will video his whole life for 28 days, and watch all of that video through an Oculus Rift, while people feed him all of the food that his participant eats.

Times of India

Masters of Love

November 23, 2014

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.

The Atlantic

Eat. Text. Not wash hands.

These are the activities that an unsettling percentage of people say they do in the bathroom at work, according to the 2014 Hygiene Matters Survey conducted for SCA, a Swedish-based global hygiene product company.

Washington Post

Some people just can’t seem to keep a beat.

You know the ones: They seem to be swaying to their own music or clapping along to a beat only they can hear. You may even think that describes you.

Washington Post

I’m Rich. You’re Hot.

November 3, 2014

The cold mathematics of sugar daddy dating.

San Francisco

The Great Paper Caper

November 3, 2014

Years of running drugs and boosting cars left FRANK BOURASSA thinking: There’s got to be an easier way to earn a dishonest living. That’s when he nerved up the idea to make his fortune. (Literally.) Which is how Frank became the most prolific counterfeiter in American history—a guy with more than $200 million in nearly flawless fake twenties stuffed in a garage. How he got away with it all, well, that’s even crazier.