Vintage Photos Capture Lovely Moments Of Australian Children In The Summer

Feeding a baby cangaroo, rabbit trapping, playing with hoop, tyre and wheel, swimming, etc., these beautiful photos from State Library of New South Wales that captured lovely moments of Australian children in the summer from between the 1910s and 1930s. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.

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This Heartbreaking Sculpture Depicts The 82 Kids That Were Handed Over To The Nazis In The Town Of Lidice Back In 1942

World War II is known to be the deadliest conflict in human history. Somewhere between 50 to 85 million people lost their lives due to the pointless, mindless war that was based on two Utopian ideologies. Needless to say, the combat only served the upper men instead of those who fought them. Unbelievably cruel massacres and atrocities were carried out both by Soviets and Nazis – the Holodomor...

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Photographer Travelled The World To Document Children And The Food They Eat In A Week

Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironically, found that the healthiest diets were often eaten by the least well off. Meissa Ndiaye, 11, Dakar, Senegal, 2017. Ndiaye shares a single room with...

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Fun And Creative Furniture Was Designed For These Kids Bedrooms

Shannon McGrath Architect Steffen Welsch has designed a collection of custom furniture for his own children, that he has named ‘Spider in the Book Tree’. Designed to reflect their personalities and their hobbies, the wood furniture also provides the children with their own home within the family home, and makes the most of a space that would otherwise be left as a plain wall.

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The Milk Books Are Improving The Country’s Literacy With Stories Printed On Milk Packaging

Futura DDB Ljubljana and Spar Slovenia launched a new type of book that every household in Slovenia would read – a story printed on the milk packaging, with the intention to remind and encourage the residents to read more. The latest research from OECD discovered that Slovenia scored below average in literacy in comparison to other European countries (according to PIAAC Survey of Adult Skills in...

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How Soviet Propaganda ‘Taught’ People To Raise Children

Soviet children were taught to never lie, always help their parents and study hard, in order to then be able to effectively work for the future of the working class and socialist paradise. h/t: rbth Respect the work of others! You made a mess – you clean it up! Not a drop! (of alcohol) Don’t you dare! That’s not my business! Learn to do everything yourself! Study hard! Don’t beat a child!

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The Funniest “Unattended Children” Warning Signs

Parents should keep an eye on their kids because people who wrote these signs really mean it. h/t:

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Vienna Cemetery Now Offers Lego, And You Can Recreate Funerals

This is the ghoulish LEGO set featuring a crematorium furnace and coffin designed to make “the topic of death approachable for children”. More: Bestattungsmuseum The bizarre toy collection was launched by Vienna Funeral Museum and showcases 300 funeral items such as death masks, coffins and hearses. It is located on the grounds of Vienna’s Central Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in the...

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“How Do You Feed Spirits?”: These Haunting Sculptures Of Children Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Wood work sculptures of children created by artist Gehard Demetz are really impressive. Gehard Demetz was born in 1972, in Bolzano, Italy. He grew up in the Dolomites, northern Italy, an area with a history of battle and warfare. His haunting sculptures, expertly carved from wooden blocks, tell stories of the loss of childlike innocence and the pains of growing up. More:

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