Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg created 3D portraits of complete strangers by harvesting DNA found on the street, like that in the form of saliva residue on gum or cigarette butts, fingernail fragments and hair. She calls this series ‘Stranger Visions’ and it is meant to bring attention to DNA surveillance databases and genetic surveillance issues – a subject that will be increasingly on our minds in the very near future.
Artist Creates Portraits From DNA Found on Gum, Cigarette Butts & Hair To Bring Awareness To Biological Surveillance
As of today, 600 Million Africans still don’t have access to electricity. Multi-platinum recording artist Akon is doing something to change that by bringing solar power to millions of households in over 20 countries on the African continent with his new Akon Lighting Africa initiative.
With thousands of untested chemicals in our everyday products, have we all become unwitting guinea pigs in one giant human experiment? The powerful and inspiring new documentary The Human Experiment goes behind the scenes in the fight to protect us from these toxic products before they cause irrevocable harm to our health.
How can you wake up feeling rested, alert and not groggy? Try the 90 minute rule method, scheduling your sleep time in blocks of 90 minutes so you can wake up in harmony with your natural sleep cycles.
If you haven’t been incorporating music into your fitness and training routines you may want to start now. Music is found to improve athletic performance by relieving anxiety, enhancing mood and stimulating your cognitive and physical state. It’s no wonder you see pro athletes wearing their headphones before the games and big competitions.
As this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.
Here’s some startling information that might help you consider supporting local and/or independent businesses next time you shop for food and personal care products. Clever marketing tactics give the illusion of choice but really, it’s just big business at work.
You know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.
Midway is an upcoming documentary with a strong potential to help people rethink their daily habits when it comes to how we dispose of our waste and our use of disposable products, particularly plastic, much of which is winding up in an area in the pacific that is now known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This particular area is believed to be twice the size of the continental United States and causing major harm to the ocean, wildlife and us.