"It was love for their comrades that defined their last moments."

President Obama spoke about the fallen victims of the Fort Hood shooting earlier Wedesday.

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Haunting photos of World War I reveal how little Europe has changed in 100 years.

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"Kurt spoke to the underdog, the music freaks, the outcasts, the people fed up with top 40 and hair bands. He changed not just how music was played, but how we listened to music."
20 years after Kurt Cobain’s death, we asked Talib Kweli, The Pixies, Girl Talk, radio host John Richards and more how they remember Nirvana’s frontman.

"Kurt spoke to the underdog, the music freaks, the outcasts, the people fed up with top 40 and hair bands. He changed not just how music was played, but how we listened to music."

20 years after Kurt Cobain’s death, we asked Talib Kweli, The Pixies, Girl Talk, radio host John Richards and more how they remember Nirvana’s frontman.

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Animated artwork by Rebecca Mock

Fine, detailed and subtle animated artwork created by New York illustrator Rebecca Mock. Apparently the animated gif back to stay, gradually more and more people are exploring this old format and customers asking for shouting. Several of these illustrations were created for the New York Times or The Warlus magazine.

Beautiful gif art. <3

The art of the subtle gif.

(via npr)

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Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master’s degree from Middlebury College.
She’s also homeless.

Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master’s degree from Middlebury College.

She’s also homeless.

“What can I do in case I’m raped?”

In Mexico, a common question women ask before crossing the U.S. border.

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This popular American game show is about to turn 50.
What is: Jeopardy!

This popular American game show is about to turn 50.

What is: Jeopardy!

How do you build a cathedral, school, home for refugees? If you’re the 2014 Pritzker Prize winner, you use paper.

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One day after Turkey&#8217;s Twitter ban was overturned, the country put a block on YouTube.
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One day after Turkey’s Twitter ban was overturned, the country put a block on YouTube.

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Former President Jimmy Carter talks Ukraine, Israel and his Carter Center’s “crusade to protect women and girls.”