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  2. wetheurban:

    SPOTLIGHT: Amazing Shadow Art Created From Junk by Tim Noble & Sue Webster

    Mind blown. Tim Noble and Sue Webster take ordinary objects - like rubbish - to make sculptures which really don’t look like anything. The magic happens when they point a light at them and project the shadows onto the walls. 

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    Non political coolness. 

     

  3. ourpresidents:

    Happy 90th Birthday Jimmy Carter!

    James Earl Carter, Jr., thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born October 1, 1924, in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia.  His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy Carter, a registered nurse.

    Jimmy was educated in the public school of Plains, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1946.

    In the Navy, Jimmy became a submariner, serving in both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and rising to the rank of lieutenant. Jimmy was chosen for the nuclear submarine program and took graduate work in reactor technology and nuclear physics. He served as a senior officer of the Seawolf, the second nuclear submarine.

    Jimmy Carter served as president from January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981. Significant foreign policy accomplishments of his administration included the Panama Canal treaties, the Camp David Accords, the treaty of peace between Egypt and Israel, the SALT II treaty with the Soviet Union, and the establishment of U.S. diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. He championed human rights throughout the world. 

    On December 10, 2002, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2002 to Mr. Carter “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development.”

    Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter volunteer one week a year for Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that helps needy people in the United States and in other countries renovate and build homes for themselves. He teaches Sunday school and is a deacon in the Maranatha Baptist Church of Plains. The Carters have three sons, one daughter, nine grandsons, three granddaughters, four great-grandsons and five great-granddaughters.

    Images:

    Jimmy at the age of one month with mother, Lillian Carter. November, 1924. 

    Jimmy in his Annapolis Naval Academy uniform. 1943.

    Jimmy Carter, campaigning for the presidency. 1974.

    The Carters walk to the White House from the Capitol building.  Inauguration Day, 1/20/77.

    Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter, and Menahem Begin at the signing of the Treaty of Peace Between Egypt and Israel.  3/29/79.

    Jimmy Carter receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. 12/10/02.

    -from the Carter Library

    (via todaysdocument)

     

  4. wruzicka-reblogs:

    leseanthomas:

    i-wouldnt-even-question-it:

    My man.

    My ninja Neil deGrasse Tyson roasting with truth and logic, lol. 

    Well, if he wants to run for office, I’d vote for him.

    (via student-of-terra)

     

  5. NDP MP facepalms at ridiculous answer by Conservative colleague. Follow up to Question Period avoidance. 

     


  6. Hilarious 

     

  7. Toronto Mayoral race summed up in three perfect photos. 

     

  8. the-emperor-protects:

    mephetranthedeceiver40k:

    The Imperium of Mankind in a nutshell

    Basicly

    lol

    (Source: relentless-soul, via accustomedmind)

     

  9. Fascinating photograph of a young woman making her way through a street prayer. 

     

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  14. brooklynmutt:

    "No amount of analysis is going to beat this." - @_BenWright_ via 

    lol

     


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