As Life Expectancy Increases, So Do the Years Spent in ‘Bad Health’ [Infographic]

Human life expectancy is at the highest it has ever been. We now have better access to healthcare, and better healthcare, and life expectancy is it an encouraging high. So we are living longer, but how much of that increased life is spent in good health? This infographic by Medigo illustrates the global numbers for what they call “Bad Health Years”, a number that has increased (on average) for Europe and South America.

Artist’s Illustrations Of ‘A Night Out In Seoul’

A Night Out in Seoul by Coen Pohl
The first part of the evening: Eating Korean BBQ, which always comes with a variety of side dishes.

This series of illustrations is the work of Dutch freelance artist Coen Pohl. The illustrations talk about a “typical night out in Seoul” and present them as rather lively set. Check them out (the captions are the artist’s comments from his Behance page).

This Two-Foot Tall LEGO Robot Is A Badass

The RX1 Behemoth is built to be a mighty warrior. It is based in part on the Spyrius space theme set that LEGO released back in 1994, and it takes some cues from the official 6949 Robo-Guardian set. Except this one is much taller, and for all purposes, stronger than those puny predecessors. It stands at 56 centimeters tall and has a 10-wheel drive. Oh and here’s the good part – builder Spacerunner built this one for play, not just display.

Sidewalk Cracks Fixed With The Japanese Art of Gold Repair

On a fine day in the spring of 2014, artist Rachel Sussman made her introduction to the Japanese art of Kintsugi or Kintsukuroi. The catalyst was a photograph she saw on social media of a broken ceramic bowl put back together with gold. Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with gold, silver, or platinum dust.