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FactSkin Trade in Indonesia

A man walks across a vat of water used to wash the hide. (Photo by Rezza Estily/JG Photo)

Sukaregang in Garut district, West Java, has long been a bustling center for Indonesia's leather trade, with some shops producing and selling various goods – including bags, shoes and jackets – since the 1940s. The industrial area is also a major supplier for high-end brands from across the globe, catering to the fashion, auto and motor-sports industry. Here: a man walks across a vat of water used to wash the hide. (Photo by Rezza Estily/JG Photo)

31 Mar 2015 13:29:00, post received 0 comments

TouchingSimply Some Photos: Silhouettes

Handout photo dated March 20, 2015 issued by Chester Zoo of lemurs looking at the eclipse over Chester Zoo. (Photo by Steve Rawlins/PA Wire/Chester Zoo)

Handout photo dated March 20, 2015 issued by Chester Zoo of lemurs looking at the eclipse over Chester Zoo. (Photo by Steve Rawlins/PA Wire/Chester Zoo)

31 Mar 2015 13:20:00, post received 0 comments

TouchingOdd Spot for an Animal

Savita, a street performer, helps her dog to balance on empty tin containers as they perform at a roadside in Ahmedabad September 7, 2014. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)

Savita, a street performer, helps her dog to balance on empty tin containers as they perform at a roadside in Ahmedabad September 7, 2014. (Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters)

31 Mar 2015 13:09:00, post received 0 comments

FactRiddle of the Chinese Sphinx

A full scale replica of the sphinx, which is part of an unfinished movie and animation tourism theme park, is pictured in Chuzhou, Anhui province, March 3, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

A full scale replica of the sphinx, which is part of an unfinished movie and animation tourism theme park, is pictured in Chuzhou, Anhui province, March 3, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

31 Mar 2015 13:00:00, post received 0 comments

FactMicropig at Birthday Party

Hamlet the micro pig may already be a hit on Instagram, but its not stopped her from hogging the limelight on her birthday. Known for her adorable costume play, the miniature pig, from Pasadena, California, celebrated her first birthday in style, inviting all her furry Instagram friends to join her party. Pictured wearing a bright pink tutu and a tiara fit for a princess, Hamlet, who is named after Lady Hamlet from the Shakespeare play, shows that shes no boar when it comes to partying. Here: Hamlet enjoying his birthday party. (Photo by Caters News)

Hamlet the micro pig may already be a hit on Instagram, but its not stopped her from hogging the limelight on her birthday. Known for her adorable costume play, the miniature pig, from Pasadena, California, celebrated her first birthday in style, inviting all her furry Instagram friends to join her party. Pictured wearing a bright pink tutu and a tiara fit for a princess, Hamlet, who is named after Lady Hamlet from the Shakespeare play, shows that shes no boar when it comes to partying. Here: Hamlet enjoying his birthday party. (Photo by Caters News)

31 Mar 2015 12:53:00, post received 0 comments

FactLincoln Continental

This undated photo provided by the Ford Motor Co. shows the 1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet V12. Thirteen years after the last Continental rolled off a Michigan assembly line, Ford Motor Co. is debuting the new Continental in concept form at the New York Auto Show on Monday, March 30, 2015.The production version goes on sale next year. (Photo by AP Photo/Ford Motor Co.)

This undated photo provided by the Ford Motor Co. shows the 1948 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet V12. Thirteen years after the last Continental rolled off a Michigan assembly line, Ford Motor Co. is debuting the new Continental in concept form at the New York Auto Show on Monday, March 30, 2015.The production version goes on sale next year. (Photo by AP Photo/Ford Motor Co.)

31 Mar 2015 12:47:00, post received 0 comments

SadKashmir Disasters

A woman is carried to a safer place from her partially submerged house after incessant rains in Srinagar March 30, 2015. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)

A woman is carried to a safer place from her partially submerged house after incessant rains in Srinagar March 30, 2015. (Photo by Danish Ismail/Reuters)

31 Mar 2015 12:34:00, post received 0 comments

FactAbandoned NYC

Letchworth Village is located just an hour's drive from NYC in Thiells, NY.  It was founded in 1912 to house the city's developmentally disabled as a ”state institution for the epileptic and feeble-minded”. (Photo by Will Ellis)

From Manhattan and Brooklyn's trendiest neighborhoods to the far-flung edges of theouter boroughs, Will Ellis has spent the last three years photographing and researching the lost and lonely corners of the United States' most populous city. His photo book Abandoned NYC is packed with 150 color images of sixteen of New York's most beautiful and mysterious abandoned spaces, paired with detailed essays on the fascinating history of these forgotten sites. Here: Letchworth Village is located just an hour's drive from NYC in Thiells, NY. It was founded in 1912 to house the city's developmentally disabled as a ”state institution for the epileptic and feeble-minded”. (Photo by Will Ellis)

31 Mar 2015 12:31:00, post received 0 comments