Hello again. Nice to see you. Let me get back into this slowly.
Also known as the water bear (because it looks like an adorable little many-legged bear), this exceedingly tiny critter has an incredible resistance to just about everything. Go ahead and boil it, freeze it, irradiate it, and toss it into the vacuum of space — it won’t die. If it were big enough to eat a glass sandwich, it probably could survive that too.
But they are relatively common in China, and have a short life expectancy. “It’s quite puzzling why they are fetching such a high price in China,” says Martha Feltenstein, president of the American Tibetan Mastiff Association.
“I will haunt you day and night after I'm dead.”
That's the last message jojostai1012 ever posted for her ex-boyfriend on Instagram. Shortly after that message, the young woman from Shanghai made a pile of some of her possesions and lit them on fire. Then, she opened her window and dangled her feet above a rooftop several stories below, which she photographed and posted to Instagram. What exactly happened next isn't clear.
Several winners have been announced for the Open, Youth and National Award categories, and shortlists have been published for the Professional and Student categories. The final winners will be announced at the Sony World Photography Awards ceremony in London on April 30th.
My two favorites from the selection displayed on the linked site: