#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]
A homeless man ‘wins’ the lottery and wants to share his good fortune. You think he has nothing but – with his faith in humanity restored – you realise he still has shedloads of his own. Watch it while cutting onions, so you have an excuse…
The simplest of concepts are often the most powerful. This advert from Save the Children UK is short filmmaking at its most brilliant. “A young girl’s life gets turned upside-down in this tragic second a day video. Could this ever happen in the UK? This is what war does to children.” Find out more.
Get your eggs out everybody and start tossing! Today is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. It’s the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. The date on which Pancake Day falls depends on when Easter comes, which in turn depends on the cycles of the moon. Pancake Day is also known […]
Facebook recently acquired popular messaging service WhatsApp for $19bn (£12bn), nearly 20 times what it paid for Instagram in 2012. You now not only have to worry about your privacy on the number one social media network, but also the world’s biggest messaging service. But unlike Facebook, WhatsApp is straightforward and works well on a […]
NekNominate or NekNomination. By now most have at least heard about this new binge-drinking craze sweeping the UK. But do you know how it became so popular and just how dangerous it really is? NekNomination is an online drinking game where people film themselves downing alcoholic drinks, although due to one-upmanship household products like bleach […]
You might have heard about what is happening in the Ukraine, but have you really heard about what is happening in the Ukraine. Watch this video. Share this video.
In August 2013 David Cameron initiated a vote in The House of Commons to decide whether the UK should launch a military campaign against Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad’s government to deter the use of chemical weapons. Cameron lost the vote narrowly, and Britain did not attack Syria. The USA quickly followed suit. The issues in […]
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