I never knew Finnish passports are so cool. The new design is from 2012 and when you flick through the travel document, a moose appears to walk across the page. It’s primarily a security feature, but it also represents Finnish nature.
An Orthodox priest tries to stop a clash between protesters and the police in the center of Kiev, Ukraine. Anti-government street protests in Kiev turned deadly overnight, as opposition organizers announced that three demonstrators had been killed, one from a fall and two shot by police. Jan. 22, 2014.
This is an abandoned psychiatric hospital called Gonjiam in South Korea. The hospital was forced to close mainly due to economic downturns, unsanitary conditions and problems with the sewage disposal system, but people like to come up with different stories, like mysterious deaths and mad doctors that were as crazy as the patients in the asylum to raise the hype of the place. These photos were taken by Sarah DeRemer. If you like her stuff, you can also follow her on Reddit.
You’d think that being a groundskeeper at a school is a pretty boring job, but 51-year-old Semyon Bukharin from Izhevsk, the capital city of Russia’s Udmurt Republic, has found a way to enjoy his job, especially during the winter. His primary duty is to keep the school territory clean and tidy, so his new hobby is creating gigantic snow pictures with his broom.