On his 30th birthday, Rafael Mantesso’s wife decided to end their marriage and take everything from him including furniture, cookware, decorations and their photos. Luckily, she didn’t take Jimmy Choo, the former couple’s bull terrier named after her favorite shoe designer.
Instead of sinking into depression, the artist used his best friend and the blank walls of his empty apartment in Brazil to create something stunning. At one point, when Jimmy collapsed in happy exhaustion next to the blank canvass, Mantesso found himself grabbing a marker and drawing a completely new world around his pup.
Only 4 days to vote for the people’s choice of the Webby Awards. And if it wasn’t important, I promise you I’ll never ask for your vote. If you already voted, please do it again, if you didn’t, go to the link in my bio here and vote for Jimmy! ____ faltam 4 dias pro final da votaçao do Webby Awards e se o voto de vocês não fosse importante eu nao ficaria pedindo. Mesmo quem já votou, consegue votar de novo. Vota no Jimmy? o link ta na minha bio aqui.
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Only 9 days to vote for the people’s choice of the Webby Awards. And if it wasn’t important, I promise you I’ll never ask for your vote. If you already voted, please do it again, if you didn’t, go to the link in my bio and vote for Jimmy he’s never been to nyc and is crazy to chase those pigeons in the Central Park. ____ faltam 9 dias pro final da votaçao do Webby Awards e se o voto de vocês não fosse importante eu nao ficaria pedindo. Mesmo quem já votou, consegue votar de novo. Vota no Jimmy? o link ta na bio.
“Suddenly, I felt his long-dormant inspiration for drawing, for art, for life—returning,” Mantesso wrote in BORED PANDA.
Nowadays, Mantesso, who resides in the municipality of Carangola, spends most of his spare time snapping photos of his five-year-old dog, whom he places alongside cartoons he sketched.
With Mantesso’s talent for sketching and Jimmy Choo’s charms, the pair comes up with dozens of funny images in which the bull terrier is portrayed as a superhero, an angel, a rockstar, a cow, and even as Maleficient. The artist also made his pooch appear as if he is taking part in a couple of unusual activities.
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a baby dolphin was killed yesterday in santa teresa argentina! he was a victim of cruelty and stupidity of people who took him out of water to make a selfie. after they all took their photos and went home the baby dolphin stayed there, lifeless, forgotten on the sand. but we wont forget. where are the people who killed this dolphin? what are they @? where are they? what is the argentinian government doing to punish them? what attitudes have been taken? when is the stupid human being going to be a species in extinction?? #dolphinkillers DONT #visitargentina @visitargentina ____________ Um filhote de golfinho foi morto ontem na praia de Santa Teresa, na Argentina. Ele foi vítima da imbecilidade e crueldade das pessoas que o tiraram da água para fazer uma selfie. Depois que todos tiraram suas fotos e foram embora para suas casas, ele ficou ali, sem vida, esquecido na areia. Mas nós não vamos esquecer. Quem são essas pessoas que mataram esse golfinho? Onde estão? O que o Governo Argentino está fazendo para puni-las? Que providências serão tomadas? Quando o ser humano idiota vai ser uma espécie em extinção? DONT #visitargentina @visitargentina #dolphinkillers
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Speaking to The Daily Mail UK, Mantesso revealed: “Taking pictures and creating art with Jimmy is my hobby, but it’s so great that I have to time to play with Jimmy, who is my best friend.”
According to him, his main motivation to snap the strange photos is to show people that the bull terrier, contrary to people’s perception, is a “lovely and inspirational” breed of dog.
Not surprisingly, the footwear brand Jimmy Choo took notice of Mantesso’s masterpiece. Captivated by the photos he took, Jimmy Choo’s creative director Sandra Choi asked him to create a series of illustrations to decorate a number of the brand’s accessories.
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Woman Shares Husband’s Compassionate Reaction after Baby Gets Scalded with Boiling Water
Parents love their children so much that they would surely get angry when someone harms their kids! But what if the incident was not intentional? How would you react?
A mom named Jinghan Naan of Singapore had a first-hand experience on the matter when her daughter got scalded with boiling water by their new helper. As expected, she was furious about what happened but her heart changed after hearing her husband’s compassionate reaction.
According to Jinghan, their helper had just been with them for a week. The woman had just finished pouring boiling water into a thermos when Masha, Jinghan’s daughter, looked at her. In an attempt to amuse the kid, the helper began shaking the thermos, forgetting that she had not covered it yet. This resulted in the boiling water splashing all over the place, hitting the kid on the arm!
Jinghan’s husband Aizat immediately took Masha to the bathroom to run cool water on her arm but while both of them had gotten soaking wet in the process, blisters were already forming on the child’s arm. So, they took her to the hospital for treatment.
Seeing her child suffering, Jinghan felt anger and frustration. She was very furious at the new helper, with her anger growing each time the baby cries.
Hours later, as Masha slumped on Aizat’s shoulder out of exhaustion, the couple had a talk. But it wasn’t something Jinghan had expected.
Instead of saying they should fire the helper, Aizat told Jinghan to ask if she was alright. The shocked wife wondered why that was so and Aizat explained that they were so focused on Masha that they had forgotten the helper must have suffered injuries, too. For sure, she was also shocked and had felt guilty about what happened but it was all an accident.
Jinghan insisted at first that the helper was to blame for the accident but Aizat gently reminded her that the woman was human and makes mistakes; she did not want it to happen.
Realizing that her husband was right, Jinghan did what Aizat said. She later shared that both Masha and the helper are doing fine now – and the woman is still with them.
What a beautiful lesson about compassion…
Teen Taking A Selfie Left Severely Injured By Train That Rushed Past Behind Her
It has long been established that selfies can be dangerous. Especially if you become addicted to it that you forget to be careful about your surroundings, in your attempts to shoot the perfect selfie.
May we remind you about the most dangerous selfies that have been posted? Or do you want to read about the man who lost his life because he wanted a selfie with a walrus? Or what about the guy who accidentally killed himself because he wanted a selfie with an unpinned grenade? See, the list is endless.
Adding to that list is this young woman from Indonesia who were taking photos with her friends near the train tracks in Purworejo on December 6.
Ely Hayati, 16, and her friends stopped by the railway track while they were having a stroll along it. They decided to take a selfie, with the girl in front holding a selfie stick when a train rushes past behind them.
Not mindful of the possible danger, the teen was thrown forward for a few meters from where she was by the force of the train. Causing her to bump her head into the concrete slab.
She suffered heavy bleeding and her friends immediately asked for help from the residents around the area.
Hayati was quickly rushed to the hospital where she underwent an emergency surgery in order to stop her bleeding.
Although she is still in the ICU, World of Buzz, it is lucky that she survived the incident and nothing more tragic happened to the girl from South China who decided to take a selfie with an upcoming train who seconds later, eventually killed her on the stop.
The girls managed to take photos of the incident, one while Hayati was still upright and another one where she was already down and have probably already hit her head.
May this incident serve as a warning to those who are taking their selfies. Remember that no matter how “cool” your selfie is, it won’t matter much if you are not alive and well.
Two Nursing Grads Passed Away The Same Day That They Passed Their Board Exam
Boards exams and bar exams are milestones that open up a new career path for anyone who takes it. For some, passing their exams can mean the start of their new life.
Unfortunately, two newly passed nurses met their dead end on the day they passed the exam instead of starting a new life.
Louis Mitchell Nayre Ferolin and Alexa Eddy Ceniza Carvajal of Cebu Doctors’ University took the Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC) Nurses Licensure Exam (NLE) last November.
The PRC released the results of the exam on December 12, but in a tragic twist of fate, this is also the day that the two died in a car accident around dawn.
The two are both from Mandaue City, Ferolin was driving their Isuzu NU-X car with plate number ABN 5206 with Carvajal also inside. The car went out of control as they were passing on a flyover, resulting in them hitting the metal railing of the said flyover.
According to SPO4 Ramon Budiongan of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) Traffic Patrol Group, the two lost their lives at dawn in the car accident that took place in Barangay Barrio Luz, Cebu City on Tuesday, December 12,2017, the same day that it was released that the two of them passed the board exam.
On Wednesday, the following day, their University’s Facebook Page, CDU College of Nursing Alumni Association expressed their mourning in the sudden death of both nurses who had just passed the exam.
“Heaven gained 2 new RNs (registered nurses) today. Our prayers are with you and your families. RIP Louis Ferolin and Alexa Carvajal of Batch 2017,”
Instead of starting their life after the exam, and making their families proud, their families are now mourning for the two. This unfortunate accident makes us realize that we should treasure everyone around us because we do not know when they will be taken from us.
Rest in peace Louis Mitchell Nayre Ferolin and Alexa Eddy Ceniza, you have made your family proud, for the last time.
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