Society

“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Dec 11 2012

J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

Dec 10 2012

Dr Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books.

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“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”

Dec 9 2012

Henry Ford, an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford to buy.

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Dec 6 2012

Leonardo Da Vinci,  was an Italian Renaissance polymath. He excelled in mathematics, engineering and creating inventions during his lifetime (among many other things).

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“If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

Dec 5 2012

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Empty city in Angola, Kimbala

Chinese-Built Ghost Town in Angola [10 Pics]

Dec 3 2012

Nova Cidade de Kilamba, or simply Kilamba is a large housing development 30 km (18 miles) from Luanda, the capital city of Angola. It is being built by the CITIC Group and is currently largely empty.

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Old Moscow Photos in HQ, Part 1 [18 Pics]

Nov 29 2012

Feast your eyes on some rare high resolution photos from Russian archives of the old (mostly) pre-revolution Moscow. Amazing to see how far things have come.

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“I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.”

Nov 21 2012

Bernard Baruch, an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters.

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“Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step.”

Nov 20 2012

– Unknown.

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Charismatic Faces of Barack Obama

Charismatic Barack Obama [37 Pics]

Nov 20 2012

We were pretty happy to hear that Obama got re-elected into the office, and judging by these photos, he seems like a pretty cool guy.

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“Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.”

Nov 19 2012

– Unknown.

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Queen Elizabeth firing the Enfield

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 5 [20 Pics]

Nov 16 2012

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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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Nov 16 2012

Lao Tzu, famous Chinese philosopher and forefather of Taoism (Daoism).

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No Glass on this door

The Best Animated GIF Images Pt. 12 [10 Pics]

Nov 15 2012

Another round-up of animated GIF images.

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“If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.”

Nov 14 2012

Jean-Paul Sartre, a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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