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milkmanner:

Acryla gouache

milkmanner:

Acryla gouache

Tagged: art

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neil-gaiman:

Do we all know what week it is? Weird Al and George do. #BannedBooksWeek
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neil-gaiman:

Do we all know what week it is? Weird Al and George do. #BannedBooksWeek

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Tagged: marvelous humansNeil GaimanWeird Al YankovicGeorge R. R. Martin

thefrogman:

Art by Rafael Mantesso [instagram]

Tagged: artDOG

Source: tastefullyoffensive

did-you-kno:

Researchers in Glasgow claim they’ve produced hydrogen fuel from water using a cheap and clean process that’s 30 times faster than the current method. Source

did-you-kno:

Researchers in Glasgow claim they’ve produced hydrogen fuel from water using a cheap and clean process that’s 30 times faster than the current method. Source

Tagged: CLEAN ENERGY ALL THE TIME EVERYWHEREhydrogen fuelsciencedid-you-kno

nprglobalhealth:

It’s All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
"My shoes wear out from walking to school, and then I can’t go because we can’t afford new shoes," says a girl from Indonesia.
"I want to live freely," says another girl, in Egypt. "I don’t want people to dictate what I do. No one to control us, no one to hit us, no one to tell us what clothes to wear."
In Congo, a girl starts to list her chores: “Tidying the house, fetching water, preparing meals,” she says. “There are so many I can’t even name them all.”
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They’ve shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
The aim: to change the way the world thinks about girls, says Lyric Thompson at the International Center for Research on Women, which worked with Nike on the project.
Writing this week in the journal Science, Melinda Gates says that “no society can achieve its potential with half of its population marginalized and disempowered.”
They are the “engines” of global development, writes the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. And they should be at the center of development plans and goals.
Continue reading and see more photos.
Photo: "I want to grow up and become a police. But I need to study in a good school for that. I want to become a police to protect the country." - Fiza, 13, India (Courtesy of Nike Foundation)

nprglobalhealth:

It’s All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?

"My shoes wear out from walking to school, and then I can’t go because we can’t afford new shoes," says a girl from Indonesia.

"I want to live freely," says another girl, in Egypt. "I don’t want people to dictate what I do. No one to control us, no one to hit us, no one to tell us what clothes to wear."

In Congo, a girl starts to list her chores: “Tidying the house, fetching water, preparing meals,” she says. “There are so many I can’t even name them all.”

Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They’ve shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.

The aim: to change the way the world thinks about girls, says Lyric Thompson at the International Center for Research on Women, which worked with Nike on the project.

Writing this week in the journal Science, Melinda Gates says that “no society can achieve its potential with half of its population marginalized and disempowered.”

They are the “engines” of global development, writes the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. And they should be at the center of development plans and goals.

Continue reading and see more photos.

Photo: "I want to grow up and become a police. But I need to study in a good school for that. I want to become a police to protect the country." - Fiza, 13, India (Courtesy of Nike Foundation)

Tagged: girlsGO GET EM

Source: nprglobalhealth

brotoro:

reminder: ferguson and palestine are still happening and are still important even though there’s less attention being paid to them right now

Tagged: FergusonPalestineimportant

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cultureunseen:

Works by Kusakabe Kimbei.

Tagged: photographyjapan

Source: cultureunseen

Tagged: tangledDisney

Source: lostpunzel

cpieng:

FROZEN. i forgot to bring my glass when i see this film ;w;..(fool ..everything is so blur….but the ART and Design this time is so great.

Tagged: DisneyfrozenfanartJEEZ

Source: cpieng

Working on ‘Let It Be’ movie.

Tagged: the Beatles

Source: goddamnthebeatles