It’s not uncommon for museums to whitewash history. However, the Whitney Plantation Museum in Wallace, Louisiana, labeled by the New York Times as America’s first “slavery-focused museum,” is taking a different approach. Rather than closing over the plantation’s troubling past, the Whitney Plantation embraces it.
In June 2022, Sweden’s famous Treehotel announced its newest room: Biosphere. The 34-square-meter room is specially designed to immerse guests in the surrounding pine forest and attract local wildlife.
Take a trip to the Danube River, specifically where it flows through Budapest, Hungary, and you’ll see 60 pairs of iron shoes on its banks. These iron shoes tell a fascinating and tragic story that dates back to the Second World War.
Most people don’t think twice about where their trash goes. However, environmental activist Rob Greenfield is on a mission to change that with the campaign “30 Days of Wearing My Trash.”
Art has long been used as a tool to tell tales of the past and address present-day issues. San Francisco-based artist Rebecca Szeto is doing exactly this with her unique Paintbrush Portraits.
It’s not uncommon to drive along the highway and see an old, abandoned farmhouse through the car window. However, with “The Dollhouse,” Saskatchewan-based artist Heather Benning encourages people to look at these structures differently.
A jewelry box is not just a place to store necklaces and rings — at least, that’s what Curtis Talwst Santiago believes.
Located near Zihuatanejo in Mexico, the Playa Viva resort offers a fun and luxurious travel destination for vacationers of all ages. This eco-luxury boutique hotel just got a bit better, though, thanks to the addition of a series of bamboo treehouses.
On February 2, Haitian-Cuban artist Na’ye Perez introduced a new mural at BRIC House in Brooklyn, New York. The mural is titled “What You Know Bout Love…” and is named after the popular song by Pop Smoke.
Throughout Yellowstone National Park, visitors see plenty of warnings telling them not to feed the bears (or any other animals). Once upon a time, though, the rules at USA’s first national park were a lot less strict. In fact, there was an entire attraction dedicated to feeding the bears garbage!