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seshatarchitecture:

Gurunsi architecture in Burkina Faso and Ghana

(via thegiftsoflife)

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

—   

Gabriel García Márquez (RIP April 17, 2014)

(Source: scienceisbeauty, via kenobi-wan-obi)


Lenticular clouds over Mount Fuji, Japan. These are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, usually perpendicular to the direction of the wind.

Howl’s Moving Castle - ハウルの動く城

(Source: claene, via japanlove)

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infinitywhale:

gunpowderchant:

Get your facts straight, CNN.

If you didn’t know, Stephen Colbert is a literal expert on Lord of the Rings. He went onto the sets of one of the films and managed to beat the resident lore expert in a trivia contest. Someday he will die and Death will come, and he will live forever by challenging him to a contest of LoTR trivia.

Headcanon accepted.

(via teahoiic)

phiairmed:

Different kind of fractures

phiairmed:

Different kind of fractures

(via anthrocentric)

tuileries:

Ph. Victor Demarchelier

tuileries:

Ph. Victor Demarchelier

(via katefrench)

valdanderthal:

Somaliland declared independence after the overthrow of Somalia’s long-serving President Siad Barre in 1991. In the last years of his rule tens of thousands of people were killed there and towns were flattened following a rebellion. Now the graves of some of the victims are being excavated. 

In a grave site in the Somaliland capital of Hargeisa, an excavation is taking place as part of an effort by international student from a Peru-based forensic anthropology team, Equipo Peruino de Antropologia Forense (EPAF). 

BBC-News in Pictures 

(via anthrocentric)

vanishingcultures:

Nuer with traditional scarifications in the souk of Omdurman
photo by Swiatek Wojtkowiak

vanishingcultures:

Nuer with traditional scarifications in the souk of Omdurman

photo by Swiatek Wojtkowiak

(via thegiftsoflife)

Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh

(Source: fuckyeahforensics, via anthrocentric)