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Primitive & Preferred Writing Tools: Manual Typewriter, Pad & Pen

Typing on a laptop and desktop is by far the most productive tools for me as a writer. I also love using two other tools. Firstly, I find that writing by hand, on a steno pad, with a bold blue color #2  pen gives me more inspiration than sitting robotic…

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The Beauty Of Old Tools

  Photographer Nic Opdam is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘The Grace Of Technology’ series.  To see Nic’s body of work, click on any photograph.                   All images © Nic Opdam     See also: The…

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The Stories Of The Tools We Carry

  Visual Journalist Lukas Rapp is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Tools Of Power‘. To see Lukas’ body of work click on any image.                   See also: Where We Are Today…

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Common Objects Used As Tools Of Torture

  Visual Artist and Lecturer at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts,  Mark Roemisch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Broken‘.  To see Mark’s body of work click on any image.     The Broken series consists of 16 objects representative of methods or tools…

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B&W Fine Art Photography – The Beauty Of Old Tools

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Fine Art Photographer Rashed Haq.   From project “Relics” by Rashed Haq.     Artist Statement “Human civilization and manmade tools have evolved symbiotically over the ages. But as humanity moves on, it leaves in its wake a trail…

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Backroom Stories | Caring For The Human Body | Crematorium

  Photographer Juraj Lipscher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Body Shops /Crematoriums’.  To see Juraj’s body of work, click on any photograph.       We are pleased with our ability to mutate human bodies from weak to strong, from ugly…

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Labor | “a place where mind and body mesh”

  Photographer Dick Blau is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Focus and Force’.  To see Dick ’s body of work, click on any image.         There is a moment I prize in the act of work, a  place where…

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“It’s for the mice” | Memories Of My Grandmother

  Written by Marilyn Jaye Lewis   In the Shadow of Narcissa My Brother Insists that I Cannot See Canada   I am four. My dad and I are sharing a birthday cake, blowing out the candles together. This excites me – that we get to share something. It makes…

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Messy Garage?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     You are not alone if your garage resembles a dumping ground.  25% of garages in America are overstuffed with everything but cars. Let’s clean it up, shall we? Assuming that you have shelving units in your…

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Shabu-Shabu | Illustrated Recipe

Course: Very special dinner Portion feeds: 2 to 3 people Inspired by: A delicious meal I had in Takayama, Japan.   Tools needed for this fantastic meal: 1) I tried just about every contraption and I have finally found and spent the money for a shabu-shabu pan. So save yourself…

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Vasyugan, Siberia’s Largest Swamp | History & Residents

  Photographer and Teacher Sergey Medvedchikov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘The land of Vasyugania’.  To see Sergey’s body of work, click on any image.         Vasyugan swamp is one of the largest wetlands in the world, with…

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Away From Modernity In The Guatemalan Highlands | Mayan’s Struggles & Traditional Ways

  Photographer Cory Zimmerman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Altos’.  To see Cory’s body of work, click on any image.           After working with the caravans of Central American migrants in Mexico, I felt the next logical step…

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“…between the kingdom of dreams and madness…” | Honey Hunters | Himalayas

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘Sweet Gold’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.   In the vast mountain ranges of Nepal, there are isolated tribes who have, for centuries, collected a…

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Embracing The Blank Slate After A Traumatic Loss | Northern California Wildfires

  Photographer & Educator Norma I. Quintana is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From her project  “Forage From Fire“.  To see Norma’s body of work click on any image.       “On the night of October 8th, 2017, at 11:00pm, I received a call…

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The Struggles To Treat Tuberculosis | Dhaka

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project Shadows  and Silhouettes .  To see Mauro’s body of work  click on any image.       Darkness, chipped walls, old rusty tools. The time, here, is marked only by the drops…

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“…pregnant woman. Her remains was only skeleton, and I saw a baby skeleton inside her.” | What Happened When The Bombs Went Off? | Hiroshima & Nagasaki | War Stories

  Photographer Keiko Hiromi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Hibakusha’.  To see Keiko’s body of work click on any photograph.   Lest we forget­­ After a 20-year absence, I revisited Hiroshima and Nagasaki this June. I had learned about the…

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Life’s Moments

  Artist, Educator and Photographer Nick Meyer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  To see Nick’s body of work click on any photograph.                       See also: The Local By Nick Meyer        

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How China Is Taking A Big Bite In The Art Market

  Artist Priscilla Briggs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From her project ‘Making Mona Lisa‘.  To see Priscilla’s body of work click on any photograph.         This work addresses the cultural convergence of Western ideas about the value of art and the mass production of Chinese oil…

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The Herb Alternative: Elderly, Active & A Cancer Survivor

  Documentary Photographer Anna Shulyatieva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Potion Grows Because of  Different Ailments‘.  To see Anna’s projects click on any image.       Joseph Shiroky was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 1992 and refused medical treatment. He discovered the power of…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

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Without Boundaries Making Dresses For The Devil

  Photographer Alina Fedorenko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this art project.  From her series ‘Dresses‘.  To see Alina’s body of work click on any photograph.       Dresses “Twelve nails and a rusty pair of scissors. With only these meagre tools at her command, apart from her own…

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Off The Grid In Matavenero

  Photographer Kevin Faingnaert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Matavenero“.  To see Kevin’s body of work click on any image.   In spring 2015 I ventured to Matavenero, a remote ecovillage high up in the isolated mountainous region of North…

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Are The Products We Buy After The Chinese Invasion Really Cheaper?

  Living in an old house, one quickly learns that the tools [all those items (large and small) that help the home provide for its occupants] have an afterlife.  Leaking faucets will stop leaking,  noisy appliances will turn quiet, door bells will resume ringing, the garbage disposal will start working…

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Technology & The American Worker #3 – Technology Throughout History

  Throughout history, technological advancement has improved mankind. Since Adam and Eve, men and women have methodically worked to make their life easier by inventing tools and methods to increase productivity. For survival and prosperity, humans have through the ages, carved rudimentary tools made from animal bones and stone, made…

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Casualties Of A War Never Fought – The Ongoing Carnage Left Behind By U.S. Bombs In Laos

  Photojournalist Kosuke Ryujin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Secret War, Laos‘.  To see Kosuke’s projects click on any photograph.         Laos, a country located in Southeast Asia with a population of 6.8 million, has been targeted by more…

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Cheese Making In Serbia

  Writer and Photographer Babs Perkins is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Cheese Stories – Serbia‘.  To see Babs’ galleries click on any image.       Around the world, cheese is disappearing and going extinct. According to the…

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Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

  AZULDELMAR2KR Education, Training And The Middle Class In America  UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE The Evolution Of Advertising In Romania Real Estate LILLIAN THE HOME POET “Liquid Destruction” Misery & Fine Dining by: LUTHER ALLEN

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What Happened With The Natural Process Of Procreation?

Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Under a kerosene lamp, Florence prepares breakfast for her children and her elderly parents while her husband Ernest gathers his tools for a day of farming. He leaves with the first light and returns before sunset. Ernest looks forward to having more help from…

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Belo Monte Dam: Deforestation, Relocation & The Kayapos’ Way Of Life In The Amazon Region

  Photographer, Writer and Conservationist Cristina Mittermeier is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  To see Cristina’s body of work click on any image.   Farewell Wild River   For over 20 years, the ploy to dam the tributaries of the Amazon has been bounced around and…

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Haiku # 194

  Closing front gate Daylight gone tools in the shed Spiritually well-fed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

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Buenos Aires’ Local Shops And Their Stories

  Photographer Guillermo Srodek-Hart is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his book/project ‘Stories‘.  To see Guillermo’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Stories Book by Guillermo Srodek-Hart   Back…

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The Craftsmanship Of Steinway & Sons Piano Factory

  Documentary Photographer Christopher Payne/Benrubi Gallery is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his book/project ‘Making Steinway‘ .  To see Christopher’s body of work click on any image.         Making Steinway The kind of manufacturing and craftsmanship that happens at One Steinway…

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Scavenging Yellowstone’s Buffalo

  Portrait Photographer Matt Hamon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his project ‘The Gleaners‘.  To see Matt’s gallery of projects click on any image.             This series of photographs focuses on a small group of primitive skills practitioners…

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Roofers In Paris, France

  Photographer Cedric Roux is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photography essay.  These images are from his project ‘Workers on Paris Roof Tops‘. To see Cedric’s  gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.                       See…

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Wood Artisan – Toluca, Mexico

  Photographer Paulina Campos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photography essay.  From her project ‘Juan’. To see Paulina’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.       Juan, an artisan from Toluca, Mexico, let me into his home and workshop where I was able to document…

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Steel Workers In UK

  Photographer Carl Hyde is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  portrait photography essay.  These images are from his project ‘Steel Fixers‘.  To see Carl’s gallery of projects click on any image.   Captions by Erminia Yardley.                        …

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Documentary Photography – Finland’s Christians Praying For Healing

  Photographer Esa Luoto is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography. From project “Prayer“. To see Esa’s portfolio of  projects click on any image.     Prayer A documentative project I started some years ago while studying. To me as an outsider the moment of a…

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Social Documentary Photography – Working The Coal Mines In India

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer and Journalist Erberto Zani.   Click on any image to see Erberto’s gallery of projects.     Images from the book “Black World” by Erberto Zani.   Coal in Jharkhand It is a dark world that millions…

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B&W Documentary Photography – Daily Life In Lake Retba, Senegal

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by 53IMAGES. From project “Lake Retba” by 53IMAGES. Click on any image to see “Recent Collections” by 53IMAGES.   Lake Retba is located approximately forty miles Northeast from Dakar, Senegal. Only a narrow band of dunes separate the lake from…

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Remains Of A Civilization In Rural Romania – Photo Essay

The content of this post was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Julian a citizen of the free world at UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE. The human civilization always leaves behind remains. Either this means some prehistoric tools once used by cavemen or nowadays’ mountains of garbage. We have…

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The Potosi Miners, Bolivia Photo Documentary #2

  This photo documentary and article depicting the Potosi miners of Bolivia was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Pip Strickland blogger, writer and photographer at  The Adventures of Pip.   Click here to see Pip Stickland GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHS.   CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE ORIGINAL POST…

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Photo Documentary – The Potosi Miners Bolivia

  This photo documentary and article depicting the Potosi miners of Bolivia was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Pip Strickland blogger, writer and photographer at  The Adventures of Pip.   Click here to see Pip Stickland GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHS.   ‘In the 16th century, Potosi in Bolivia, became…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors

  Death, Catholicism & My Mother’s Decisions Kelly Burke     Intimate Passages Of My Mother’s Turmoil Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “It’s for the mice” | Memories Of My Grandmother Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “…you know you can’t sleep there” | Passages Of A Homeless Person’s Life  J H Martin   By…

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Blacksmith Czech Republic Photo Essay

This travel photo essay depicts the ironsmith’s place of work. These images were taken in the Czech Republic. Click here to see how ironsmiths work in Syria. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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Photography – Warehouse Train Station

This unique photo essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer and artist Benji Thomas. The images depict tools and heavy equipment in a Train Station Warehouse.       This unique photo essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer and artist Benji Thomas. The…

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Alabaster Vases Of Egypt

        The working conditions are harsh in a desert landscape where these artisans manage to create even more dust during the carving, shaving, shaping, and polishing of alabaster.  The work is done in the open air and by hand using primitive tools and as always the end…

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Vanishing Woodworker in Peru

Working with wood using basic tools and manual labor brings on a sense of accomplishment and inner wellbeing. Society today is controlled and under the thumb of the gadgets that are in use all over the world. High tech machinery and technology has greatly increased production levels and brought the…

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Broom Making in Syria

All you see below may no longer exist because of the current civil war going on in Syria. With a heavy chain around his ankle as if he was shackled; the craftsmen sits on the ground and puts together the first broom of the day.  His tools which include not…

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Pots Everywhere

It’s surreal at first glance, but quickly you get accustomed to the pottery scattered around the grounds of this ancient town of Bhaktapur-Nepal. The pottery is in an upright position standing proud for the observer’s attention while drying in the City Square. You can watch the creation of such beauty…

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