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Oymyakon, Russia the coldest village on earth

Oymyakon: The Coldest Village on Earth [20 Pics]

Feb 8 2014

Oymyakon, Russia has been dubbed the coldest village on earth.

Known as the "Pole of Cold", this northern Russian village averages -51°C in January, with an all-time record low temperature of -71°C in February of 2013.

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Composite portraits of drug users

Shocking Composite Portraits of Drug Users [6 Pics]

Feb 7 2014

London photographer Roman Sakovich created a series of photographs depicting the shocking effects of long-term drug abuse.

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“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”

Feb 6 2014

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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Stylish outfits of congo men photographed by Francesco Giusti

The Vibrant Style of Congo [19 Pics]

Feb 5 2014

Each member of the SAPE (Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes - Society of Elegant Persons) has their own unique style, and it sure is cool. Photographed by Francesco Giusti.

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“It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.”

Feb 4 2014

Lou Holtz, is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker.

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Ukrainian Euro Maidan Riots 2014

Ukrainian Revolution 2014 [30 Pics]

Jan 27 2014

The majority of Ukraine's population is unhappy with the currently corrupt government. When the president, Viktor Yanukovych, decided to end the talks that would join Ukraine into the European Union free-trade agreement, it sparked protests in the streets of Kiev.

The unification into the EU would mean a more democratic and reformed social system for the people of Ukraine. These photos were taken in the heat of the riots on Jan 22, 2014.

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“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.”

Jan 3 2014

Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He also led America through the devastating Civil war.

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“That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

Dec 26 2013

George Carlin, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor, and writer/author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums.

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“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”

Nov 1 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“All thinking men are atheists.”

Oct 18 2013

Ernest Hemmingway, was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.

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“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”

Oct 6 2013

Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

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“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”

Oct 4 2013

Billy Sunday, was an American athlete who, after being a popular outfielder in baseball's National League during the 1880s, became the most celebrated and influential American evangelist during the first two decades of the 20th century.

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“All book sense without common sense, makes an educated fool.”

Oct 3 2013

– Unknown.

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“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.”

Oct 2 2013

Tupac Shakur, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur has sold over 75 million albums worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world.

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“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

Sep 28 2013

J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland.

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