By Geof Kern
One of the saddest sights I have seen during my brief time in India is the presence of many child workers. In this picture, a young boy works in a brick factory on the outskirts of Kolkata. Speaking to workers, they told me they work more than 12 hours each day making bricks, earning around 250 India Rupees per day, approx. US$4 Children are especially vulnerable to the health hazards of working in industries such as this. As the nation’s economy continues to expand and industries develop, will the practice of child labour continue in India? Nov, 2013.
my Mom is a 4th grade teacher and she was teaching her students to write haikus and a nine year old, fictionally illiterate boy wrote this one and it actually hit me hard
Fact# 3893: If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
But what if the population of China ran past you in a single line?
Astounding Black Thread Portraits
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita, who lives and works in New York, is continuing her ongoing “Constellation” series: portraits made by winding a single UNBROKEN black thread around nails hammered into a board to create the uncanny likeness of a face. The results are remarkable.