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Banksy | Regent’s Canal, London


New Hampshire moths are practically sparrows. Two Luna moths, and a Polyphemus moth




Syrian civil war 

This made me cry. I walked those streets…

This is sad. Very sad.


A patient sits outside a hospital building in Changsha, Hunan province, China, on June 25, 2014. Firefighters saved the patient who broke a window on the eighth floor and attempted suicide. The patient was sent to the hospital after a car accident and was confirmed having mental aberrations. (Reuters/Stringer)


Elephants walking through a rain forest.

i thought these were bunnies in a field of grass but ok

The Falling Man is a photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew, of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center during the September 11 attacks in New York City. The subject of the image—whose identity remains uncertain but is speculated to be that of Jonathan Briley — was one of the people trapped on the upper floors of the skyscraper who apparently either fell as they searched for safety or jumped to escape the fire and smoke. At least 200 people fell or jumped to their deaths that day.
Regarding the social and cultural significance of The Falling Man, theologian Mark D. Thompson says that “perhaps the most powerful image of despair at the beginning of the twenty-first century is not found in art, or literature, or even popular music. It is found in a single photograph.”

A Nepalese mahout guides his elephant across the Rapati River during the Chitwan Elephant Festival on December 29, 2013.
[Credit : Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images]

The New World Shopping Mall has been abandoned since 1999. It shut its doors after being condemned by local regulators. A few years later a massive fire destroyed the structure’s roof. Not long after that monsoon rains flooded the lower floors.
As a way to combat the spread of mosquitoes and other insects breeding in the stagnant water, locals introduced koi and catfish to the former mall. Not only did the fish take care of the pest problem, they’ve thrived. It is now one of the world’s largest urban ponds.