Alzheimer Artist’s Self-Portrait Paintings


Artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and painted an amazing self-portrait series for 5-years before his death in 2007 (the portrait picture above is from 1967).

The result is a curious survey of the degeneration of Alzheimers. While it is hard to know where William’s degeneration of skills ends and the affect of Alzheimer’s begins, it’s a profound series and gives us insight to the affect of Alzheimers.

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Matt Damon’s Ice Bucket Challenge Video

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The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the social media world by storm.

Thousands—maybe millions—have dunked themselves with ice cold water and donated $100 to support ALS research (or other charities of their choosing).

While many celebrities have joined in the fun, Matt Damon has a unique twist on his dunking to raise awareness about clean drinking water around the world:

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