Thursday, July 30, 2009

Incredible pictures of 30,000 soldiers recreating Statue of Liberty and other icons of US history

These are the extraordinary pictures of the Statue of Liberty and icons of US history captured on camera by an ingenious Brit photographer - using up to 30,000 soldiers.

Englishman Arthur S. Mole took the pictures of soldiers returning to America after World War I.

Now the unique collection of the remarkable pictures has been brought together for the first time at the Carl Hammer Gallery, in Chicago, USA.

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Save the Children and T.J. Maxx Launch Back-to-School Initiative

"Starting Aug. 3, sales of T.J. Maxx limited edition, reusable shopping bags will benefit children in need in the United States. For each reusable bag sold, T.J. Maxx will donate one basic item—like socks, underwear or backpacks—to Save the Children's U.S. Programs.

The reusable bags will be sold for $0.99 and are designed with Save the Children original children's artwork. This initiative marks 25 years of partnership for T.J. Maxx and Save the Children."

For more on this humanitarian partnership, click here.

Discovery May Help Treat Obesity

"A new approach to treating obesity has been opened up by a discovery about how the body creates brown fat, the cells that burn white fat and turn it into body heat."

Continue reading here.