Lily Collins at the ‘Love, Rosie’ Red Carpet during the 9th Rome Film Festival on October 19, 2014 in Rome, Italy.
Ned Kahn, Articulated Cloud, Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, Pittsburgh, 2004, PA.
Through collaboration with architects, Koning/Eizenberg, Kahn created a skin - composed of thousands of translucent, white plastic squares - that move in the wind, suggesting a digitized cloud. This “skin” is dramatically affected by the weather and time of day, resulting in ever changing optical phenomena of the skin.
Reblog if you survived the pluto hiatus 2006-2014
On the morning of September 4, 1957, fifteen-year-old Dorothy Counts set out on a harrowing path toward Harding High, where-as the first African American to attend the all-white school – she was greeted by a jeering swarm of boys who spat, threw trash, and yelled epithets at her as she entered the building.
Charlotte Observer photographer Don Sturkey captured the ugly incident on film, and in the days that followed, the searing image appeared not just in the local paper but in newspapers around the world.
People everywhere were transfixed by the girl in the photograph who stood tall, her five-foot-ten-inch frame towering nobly above the mob that trailed her. There, in black and white, was evidence of the brutality of racism, a sinister force that had led children to torment another child while adults stood by. While the images display a lot of evils: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality, it also captures true strength, determination, courage and inspiration.
Here she is, age 70, still absolutely elegant and poised.
she deserves to be re-blogged
this makes me want to cry
IS THIS REAL.
nokia ad is killing me
I will reblog this until my fingers bleed
watch the fat guy version of this video—where it’s a skinny guy turned fat and the girls meet up with him. it goes SO DIFFERENT. they actually talk about things other than his weight, and he even gets kissed.