Colma: The Town of The Dead

South of San Francisco, near Daly City, lies the small town of Colma where the dead outnumbers the living by a thousand to one. It’s less than 2 square miles in size, but crammed within it are as many as 17 cemeteries where rest the bodies of more than 1.5 million souls. Continue reading

Salt Pans in Moray, Peru

Salts Pans in Moray, PerúSince pre-Inca times, salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating salty water from a local subterranean stream. The highly salty water emerges at a spring, a natural outlet of the underground stream. The flow is directed into an intricate system of tiny channels constructed so that the water runs gradually down onto the several hundred ancient terraced ponds. Almost all the ponds are less than four meters square in area, and none exceeds thirty centimeters in depth. All are necessarily shaped into polygons with the flow of water carefully controlled and monitored by the workers. Continue reading

The Whole Story

The label doesn’t tell the whole story.

Have you ever thought about the real backround of the clothes you buy? The clothes you wear every day? Even the clothes you shamelessly clutter in your closet?

It’s time for change. Buying fairtrade ensures workers are being compensated fairly and not exposed to unsafe working conditions. Once, not that long ago – Muse has reminded us what it looks like to be behind the scenes of the shopping society with the start of their “MK Ultra” video. This article is reminding us too.
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