Twitter creates new emoji for COP21 climate summit in Paris

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Twitter unveiled at least three new climate-related emoji to mark the U.N. Climate Summit, which is activated using the hashtag #COP21. More than 140 world leaders, including President Obama, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, are in Paris for the high-stakes event.

The summit is aimed at forging the first-ever truly global agreement to cut emissions of planet warming greenhouse gases

.@twitter has created new emojis to mark the beginning of the UN Climate Conference in Paris#COP21 pic.twitter.com/HVrs2mFjaM

— UN Climate Action (@UNFCCC) November 30, 2015

Many climate scientists and activists view the gathering of at least 40,000 diplomats, world leaders and members of civil society organizations as the last chance to limit global warming to the globally agreed target of 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, above pre-industrial levels Read more…

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Artist creates beautiful tattoos for women scarred by domestic abuse

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Brazilian tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho aims to creatively and beautifully change the way women deal with scarring from domestic violence and mastectomies through her project, “A Pele da Flor,” which translates to “Skin of the Flower”

Carvalho has been providing beautiful tattoos to women as an artistic way to cover up the scarring for two years now.

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