Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Powerful Portraits Of People Living in Remote Places


Freelance portrait photographer Mattia Passarini travels to  remote corners of the globe to capture disappearing cultures, ancient rituals, and the everyday life of those who live there.




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City of Women

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Cartography by Molly Roy, from “Nonstop Metropolis,” by Rebecca Solnit
and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro.
Subway Route Symbols ® Metropolitan Transportation Authority

What if the New York City subway map paid homage to some of the city’s great women?
Dead men with live identities haunt New York City and almost every city in the Western world. Their names are on the streets, buildings, parks, squares, colleges, businesses, and banks, and their figures are on the monuments.
In the map “City of Women” American writer, historian and activist Rebecca Solnit pays homage to some of the great and significant women of New York City in the places where they lived, worked, competed, went to school, danced, painted, wrote, rebelled, organized, philosophized, taught, and made names for themselves.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Are you lost in the world like me?

The official video for Are You Lost In The World Like Me? Taken from These Systems Are Failing- the debut album from Moby & The Void Pacific Choir


Animation - Steve Cutts

Fake Captions Add New Dimension To Library Books

Snide Octopus's Instagram account is dedicated to "causing disturbances to libraries nationwide" by  adding hilarious subtitles to library books.








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Cat Prison Backpack


This portable cat prison fully incarcerates your feline friend and you can throw it on just like any other backpack. The best thing about it is you don't have to watch your neurotic cat screaming when you take it to the vet.

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