Whenever we turn on the news, we’re greeted by sad stories of unemployment, robberies, and wars between nations. Sometimes, we just need a little pick-me-up, and these photos of humanity doing what it does best certainly do a good job of raising our spirits and restoring our faith in humanity:
This bald eagle is having a bad hair day and has ended up looking more like scientist Albert Einstein than a bird of prey. Nature photographer Tim Boyer, who specializes in photographing birds, said he knew he had captured something special when the eagle flew in and stared directly at him. The photos were taken in Homer, Alaska, USA.
Meet Sluggo – a green semi-subterranean inhabitant of Ann Arbor, Michigan. This strange little creature first appeared back in 2008 on a sidewalk, and since then started peaking out of walls cracks, chilling on ledges or doing his daily routines all over the town.
Andrei Stoica used the sun and an Arizona landscape to create this self-portrait for a recent community assignment. “It wasn’t that different from using dyes to create pictographs,” writes Stoica, who calls his image a “sungraph.”