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1960’s Afghanistan Was Very Different Before The Taliban

1960’s Afghanistan Was Very Different Before The Taliban

When you think of Afghanistan, you probably don't think of short skirts, nice cars and liberal lifestyles, but just as Iran looked very different in the 1970s, these fascinating pictures show that Afghanistan in the 1960s was a very different country...

When you think of Afghanistan, you probably don't think of short skirts, nice cars and liberal lifestyles, but just as Iran looked very different in the 1970s, these fascinating pictures show...

15+ Soldiers And Cats Who Became Best Friends Overseas

15+ Soldiers And Cats Who Became Best Friends Overseas

“Tour pets” are not uncommon in times of war. From my own experience serving in Afghanistan, many platoons and sections adopted local dogs or cats to have as mascots, or for the moral support that they provided. In our case, we...

“Tour pets” are not uncommon in times of war. From my own experience serving in Afghanistan, many platoons and sections adopted local dogs or cats to have as mascots, or for...

Buddhas Destroyed by Taliban Resurrected As Holograms

Buddhas Destroyed by Taliban Resurrected As Holograms

The Bamiyan Buddhas, once the tallest in the world, were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. Now they are back, in laser hologram form, and we can again appreciate these massive sculptures. Using 3-D projection technology similar to what brought moonwalking Michael Jackson “back...

The Bamiyan Buddhas, once the tallest in the world, were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. Now they are back, in laser hologram form, and we can again appreciate these massive sculptures. Using...

Many Afghan Girls Are Not Allowed To Ride Bicycles, So ‘Skateistan’ Empowers Them With Skateboarding

Many Afghan Girls Are Not Allowed To Ride Bicycles, So ‘Skateistan’ Empowers Them With Skateboarding

Skateistan, an innovative NGO in Kabul founded to empower Afghan children (and especially young girls), teaches children to skateboard as a gateway to get them more involved in education. In a tribute to these children's sturggles, UK-based photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson created...

Skateistan, an innovative NGO in Kabul founded to empower Afghan children (and especially young girls), teaches children to skateboard as a gateway to get them more involved in education. In a...

Mother Turns Fallen Soldiers’ Uniforms Into Teddy Bears For The Families They Left Behind

Mother Turns Fallen Soldiers’ Uniforms Into Teddy Bears For The Families They Left Behind

The tragic loss of a loved one is a difficult thing for any of us to swallow, especially for children – and if they lose a parent, the pain can be especially hard to deal with. In an effort to cope...

The tragic loss of a loved one is a difficult thing for any of us to swallow, especially for children – and if they lose a parent, the pain can be...