Thanks to our #discovered contributors out there, we’ve learned of plans for a floating beach in NYC, how to get rid of a mosquito bite, and why the world needs more redheads. Keep those picks coming!
When you think of commemorative stamps, does something kitschy come to mind? Portuguese design company MAAN completely understands where you’re coming from, so in their take on World Cup stamps, they took a decidedly fresh approach. As we begin to say goodbye to the noble countries who advanced to the knockout stage of the world cup, only to promptly find out why it’s called the knockout stage, what better way to remember them than with these cool stamps?
These stunning population maps of HIV infection from the AIDSvu project provide better data for target treatment and prevention measures in some of America’s largest urban areas, including Dallas, Chicago, Boston, and Philadelphia. See all nine maps here.
For people of a certain age, the YA genre as it stands today doesn’t exist without Judy Blume. After a lengthy hiatus from the game, the Iggie’s House author is back — just not in the way you might expect. Paste has the scoop.
Photo courtesy of Henri D. on Flickr
Photographer Marina Rosso gets up close and personal with her redheaded subjects for this series of portraits, with an anthropological bent.
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Photo courtesy of Susan Sermoneta on Flickr
Can a dirty ‘ole barge serve as the perfect roaming beach front for city dwellers challenged to find one? Gizmodo’s Sarah Zhang on the plans for City Beach and its likelihood of coming into existence.
Photo courtesy of Jonas Bengtsson on Flickr
Whether you’re at your friend’s barbeque, out for a hike, or you have the misfortune of sleeping with no screens in your window, mosquitoes can make for a pesky summer nemesis. Beyond the initial bite, what comes after — with all the itching and scratching and burning — only prolongs the misery. Unless you know how to treat the bite right away. Here’s how.