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Somali refugees tell Syrian children: you are not alone. 

#somalia  #refugees  #syria  #syrian refugees  #somalian refugees  #inspiring  #photography  #photos  #photographs  #photo essay  #incredible  #you are not alone  

Check out this French illusionist’s mindboggling trick - we’re still not sure it’s for real.

#gif  #gifs  #france  #magic  #magic tricks  #art  #video  #videos  #performance  #illusion  

"Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Here’s to you, Gabo. Your voice will be sorely missed.

#gabriel garcia marquez  #gabo  #columbia  #literature  #gif  #gifs  #novelist  #news  #novels  #one hundred years of solitude  #love in the time of cholera  #books  #book  #libraries  #lit  

A few of the best twenty-six cities to see street art in the world. We don’t know about you, but our bags are packed. 

#street art  #art  #photography  #photographs  #photos  #art projects  #world  #travel  #world art  #travel art  #travel photography  #travelling  #tourism  

Saved from the clutches of poachers, this handsome hulk of an orangutan is on the mend — and appears serenely grateful for the assistance.

#adorable  #cute  #cute animals  #adorable animals  #orangutan  #animal rights  #animals  #orangutans  #animal protection  #photography  #photos  

Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. 

Kurt Vonnegut wasn’t just an incredible author - he was also a pretty talented visual artist. A collection of his drawings is coming out next month - but some have been released ahead of time. 

#kurt vonnegut  #literature  #gifs  #gif  #art  #drawings  #doodles  #pictures  #artists  #authors  

Iceland is basically science fiction wonderland. 

#iceland  #northern lights  #aurora borealis  #photography  #photos  #photograph  #photographs  #photo  #europe  #travel photography  #travel  #tourism  #travelling  #world travel  #World Photography  #world  

Despite all of Stephen Colbert’s best diplomatic efforts, some nations around the world aren’t the biggest fans of the stars and stripes. Here are the nine countries that hate America the most.

#Stephen colbert  #colbert report  #gif  #gifs  #america  #united states  #politics  #diplomacy  #world politics  #global politics  

The world economy is changing. Again. 

With the global landscape shifting and new national and regional powerhouses emerging, countries long established as eminent in science have begun to cede their shares of worldwide research output as well as their dominance in producing the most influential results.

#charts  #infographic  #infographics  #chart  #map  #maps  #world map  #world maps  #statistics  #world economy  #economy  #finance  #world news  #news  #world  

Did this airline’s ad go too far? (Answer: yes.)

Luckily the denizens of Twitter were available to fix it for them

#racism  #racist  #france  #japan  #air france  #airlines  #ads  #advertisment  #advertisments  #twitter