hyperallergic:

Self-Portraits in a Complex Mirror: The Photographs of Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier, “Untitled” (1959), (all images © Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, courtesy Howard…

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hyperallergic:

Self-Portraits in a Complex Mirror: The Photographs of Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier, “Untitled” (1959), (all images © Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, courtesy Howard…

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theniftyfifties:

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne photographed by Lord Snowdon, 10 October 1957.  

theniftyfifties:

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne photographed by Lord Snowdon, 10 October 1957.  

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fastcodesign:

Onformative Transforms Facebook Data Into Gorgeous Wallpaper

"On the one hand we were interested in the contrast of nostalgic handmade drawings representing today’s digital communication. On the other hand those drawings are incredibly detailed, offering the possibility to weave data into little nuances."

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I do not use the word home lightly.

So when I sigh it into the crook of your neck,

Believe that your spine is a timber frame,

Your kiss a welcome mat,

And your enveloping arms my front door


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bapgeek:

In 1968, during the administration of US President Lyndon B. Johnson, Eartha Kitt encountered a substantial professional setback after she made anti-war statements during a White House luncheon. Kitt was invited to the White House luncheon and was asked by Lady Bird Johnson about the Vietnam War. She replied: “You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed. No wonder the kids rebel and take pot.”

During a question and answer session, Kitt stated:

The children of America are not rebelling for no reason. They are not hippies for no reason at all. We don’t have what we have on Sunset Blvd. for no reason. They are rebelling against something. There are so many things burning the people of this country, particularly mothers. They feel they are going to raise sons — and I know what it’s like, and you have children of your own, Mrs. Johnson — we raise children and send them to war.

Her remarks reportedly caused Mrs. Johnson to burst into tears and led to a derailment in Kitt’s career

wow.

More than a derailment.

This is what happens when you truly speak truth to power, when you embrace truth with no thought of your own welfare.

This is how the world moves forward, and sees it’s own face for a moment.

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emmahyphenjane:

422. Mercury Fastening His Heel-Wings by François Rude, Detail - Musée du Louvre, Paris

emmahyphenjane:

422. Mercury Fastening His Heel-Wings by François Rude, Detail - Musée du Louvre, Paris

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“Our job is to love people. When it hurts. When it’s awkward. When it’s uncool and embarrassing. Our job is to stand together, to carry the burdens of one another and to meet each other in our questions.”

Jamie Tworkowksi  (via godmoves)

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If the mean people in our lives were crappy 100% of the time, it would be easy to leave them. We would shrink from becoming friends with them or jump aboard the nope rocket in the early stages of trouble, and we would feel only relief when they are gone from our lives.

The problem is that very few people are evil all the time. They don’t wear villain costumes purchased at ForeverEvil. They don’t laugh maniacally and stroke their evil goatees while monologuing about their evil plans. They appear in our lives as People-Who-Would-Be-Awesome-Except-For-That-One-Glaring-Problem. They have potential to be awesome, and sometimes they are awesome, and they make us feel awesome, so we relax and let out that breath we’ve been holding in, and then BAM! They show their mean side, and we do a ton of mental work trying to reconcile the mean stuff with the awesome stuff.

Breaking up brings relief, as you lose the constant mental labor of managing the relationship AND the stress of being constantly disappointed and hurt, but it also brings grief. Shitty people who forget your birthday and give little backhanded compliments and gossip about your secrets sometimes give really good hugs, or presents, are your favorite people to get drunk and watch figure-skating with, or were the sole witness to an important time in your life. The good times were real.


Captain Awkward

I cannot express how much of a lightbulb moment it was when I realized people did not have to be unilaterally awful in order for you not to want to be in a relationship with them.

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shogunofyellow:

much hope, very change

shogunofyellow:

much hope, very change

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