16 life-changing skills you can learn online for free

The Internet gets blamed for many societal ills, including making us dumber, fatter, and ruining our sleep cycles.But what if the Internet could equip you with practical real-world skills? Whether it's learning aforeign language or learning to code, it turns out there's no shortage of useful knowledge out there on the Internet.Here are some of our favorite skills...

Photographer catches final moments of newborn’s life bonding with twin

(image courtesy Lindsey Brown Photography) William Brentlinger was supposed to be still-born, but the boy and his twin, Reagan, came into the world on Dec. 17. William lived only 11 days, but a photographer captured images of the siblings together in their first days. Parents Lyndsay and Matthew Brentlinger, of Northwood, Ohio,...

30 Baby Animals Guaranteed To Make You Smile

1) First, there is this baby sloth with his little buddy.You know those days when it seems like nothing is going right or that everything you see and read is full of depressing news? We all have them, and sometimes you just want to find something simple to help restore your faith. The answer? Baby animals, of course.Via:...

Street artists bring political murals to Baltimore – in pictures

Baltimores Sandtown neighborhood saw a boom in activist-themed murals following the death of Freddie GrayRead more: www.theguardian.com

Dreamy Photo Series Explores The Fragile Complexity Of Masculinity

Warning: This article contains nudity and may be unsuitable for work environments. Tyler Udall The tired phrase "Boys will be boys" is often used to excuse the immature, rowdy, troublesome behavior of young men because, apparently, it's in their nature. Photographer Tyler Udall's series "Boys" portrays a different, more complex, image of boyhood -- one...

Best photos of the day: skijoring and a samba parade

The Guardians picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a Swiss carnival, sunset in Peru and Holi preparations in IndiaRead more: www.theguardian.com