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tonsofland:

17 year old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat, complete with furry tail, and dances on wine bottles, June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream and she practiced for eight hours every day in order to perfect her dance.  via shelton wet dry.

We will soon have some old bottles for sale. So start practicing.

nestelen:

tonsofland:

17 year old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat, complete with furry tail, and dances on wine bottles, June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream and she practiced for eight hours every day in order to perfect her dance.  via shelton wet dry.

We will soon have some old bottles for sale. So start practicing.

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stay away from people who make you feel like you are hard to love

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humansofnewyork:

"I want to be an engineer.""What advice would you give other engineers?""If you build a house that collapses, you’re going to get arrested. So you need to keep using the pendulum to make sure that everything is straight. Also, your cement mix has to be strong. You also need to be careful with the builders that you hire, or they will steal the cement from you.”"What sort of building would you build?""A factory that makes new books, so that everyone can have new books for school. All of my books are old and have writing in them."(Entebbe, Uganda)

humansofnewyork:

"I want to be an engineer."
"What advice would you give other engineers?"
"If you build a house that collapses, you’re going to get arrested. So you need to keep using the pendulum to make sure that everything is straight. Also, your cement mix has to be strong. You also need to be careful with the builders that you hire, or they will steal the cement from you.”
"What sort of building would you build?"
"A factory that makes new books, so that everyone can have new books for school. All of my books are old and have writing in them."

(Entebbe, Uganda)

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thehystericalsociety:

Boogeymen - part of a series of eerie stereoviews - dated 1923 (Via)

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jakeszy:

Ride: The Grumpy Troll Loop

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northmagneticpole:

Isafjordur, Iceland-haukursig (Tumblr)

northmagneticpole:

Isafjordur, Iceland-haukursig (Tumblr)

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newsweek:

United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia’s conclusion that a monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal’s selfie went viral. The US Copyright Office, in a 1,222-page report discussing federal copyright law, said that a “photograph taken by a monkey” is unprotected intellectual property.
Monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted, US regulators say | Ars Technica

newsweek:

United States copyright regulators are agreeing with Wikipedia’s conclusion that a monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted by a nature photographer whose camera was swiped by the ape in the jungle. The animal’s selfie went viral. The US Copyright Office, in a 1,222-page report discussing federal copyright law, said that a “photograph taken by a monkey” is unprotected intellectual property.

Monkey’s selfie cannot be copyrighted, US regulators say | Ars Technica

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The affordability swindle: why living in sunbelt sprawl actually costs more →

atlurbanist:

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Sprawl apologists like Joel Kotkin like to trumpet the continuing population shift to sunbelt metros of the southern US as proof that people prefer to live in these car-centric places that are spread out far and wide — as opposed to compact, walkable cities.

Others believe that there’s a…

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Lawrence O'Donnell slams New York Times by ewillies

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certifiedholic:

Lawrence O’Donnell Rips New York Times’ Lazy Crime Report.

Just watch Lawrence do work on NY Times regarding Mike Brown. GOAT.

Just fucking wow. 

Great video. 

I wouldn’t know what was actually happening if it wasn’t for social media.

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