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The Overview Effect

Feb 23 2013

An incredible documentary on how an astronaut's perception of Earth changes once they come back to our home planet.

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Amazing Satirical Art From France [21 Pics]

Feb 23 2013

Maentis Studio is a Paris-based collective of artists specializing in graphic design, illustration and street art.

Their first project, 99 Steps of Progress, is a series of illustrations parodying the famous “March of Progress”. Beautiful art with a lot of meaning, what more can you ask for?

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

Feb 22 2013

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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How 200 calories looks like in different foods

What 200 Calories Look Like in 25 Different Foods

Feb 21 2013

It's amazing to see the difference in the amount of food required to fill the 200 calorie gap. Excellent visual examples!

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“I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”

Feb 21 2013

Bill Cosby, an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. Bill is also a veteran stand-up performer.

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“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

Feb 18 2013

Elie Wiesel, a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.

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“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

Feb 12 2013

Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

Feb 8 2013

C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast, Ireland.

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Construction of Hoover dam

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 7 [20 Pics]

Feb 6 2013

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

Feb 5 2013

Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, philosophy, and science.

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Feb 3 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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“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

Feb 2 2013

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

Jan 31 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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“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”

Jan 28 2013

Terry Pratchett, an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for the Discworld series of about 40 volumes.

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Jan 27 2013

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