pritheworld:

Bluegrass covers of pop and rock music abound abound. But none have quite the back story of The Henhouse Prowlers’ version of “Chop My Money,”a cover of a Nigerian hip-hop mega-hit that created a frenzy in the country when the band toured there this summer.

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rebeccamock:

The Aftershocks
medium.com

I was asked to create a .gif of a house interior during an earthquake. The article chronicles the controversial aftermath of the devastating quake that happened in L’Aquila, Italy in 2009. I wanted to capture the movement of the “tremors” before the full-on earthquake, although this tremor is infinite, never resolving.
This image and the all the animation was made in Photoshop. thanks AD Erich Nagler!

Rebecca is amazing!

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scmpnews:

Our political cartoonist Harry Harrison’s take on relations between Beijing and Moscow.

scmpnews:

Our political cartoonist Harry Harrison’s take on relations between Beijing and Moscow.

It’s that time of the year again! The English Premier League returns to action, here’s our in-depth guide to the world’s most popular football league.

By SCMP’s Alberto Lucas Lopez

We thought this was pretty amazing.  A lot of stuff not seen before but still controlled by minders. Here’s the full story.

Happy Friday!

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Hello, hello, hello! World’s first surviving panda triplets born in Guangzhou

A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world’s first known surviving trio, in what it hailed as a “miracle” given the animal’s famously low reproductive rate…see the full story and complete video here.

gettyimagesarchive:

Robin Williams as Mork from Ork on the TV show “Mork & Mindy.”

filmanddonuts:

Dead Poets Society [Peter Weir, 1989]

filmanddonuts:

Dead Poets Society [Peter Weir, 1989]

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By SCMP’s Alberto Lucas Lopez

The shot heard around the world

1914 marked the end of an era characterised by colonial greed, ambition and disputes between the great powers…and the beginning of WWI.

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As leaders of nearly 50 African countries gather in Washington to explore the economic potential of the continent, we look at the current state of Africa and its people. Here’s how African countries measure up in matters of governmenthealthquality of life, and money.

(via washingtonpost)