Nelson Mandela: An Indispensable Life in Pictures
Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary-turned-prisoner-turned-president who led South Africa out of apartheid and into an era of political and racial reconciliation, passed away on Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95.
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(Photo: David Brauchli / AP)
“There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.”
– Maya Angelou (via surbeat)
We sort of love this (one day late).
Because Thanksgiving isn’t really about the food. It’s about your crazy family.
A Thanksgiving Day cartoon by Roz Chast, via thenewyorker
A cartoon by Roz Chast. For more cartoons from this week’s issue: http://nyr.kr/1bPk22Z
Mosaics of Influential Musicians Made from Their CDs on Flavorwire
“Traveling: it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
– Ibn Battuta (via homemayde)
A beautiful shot.
Zebras in Masai Mara - Kenya
(by Eric Lafforgue)
We’ve all heard that buying from local suppliers helps the economy, but have you ever wondered how?
“Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.”
– Jhumpa Lahiri (via travel-quotes)
“I don’t need anyone. Because I can do every single thing that a person in a relationship can. Everything. Even zip up my own dress. You know, there are some things that are actually harder to do with two people. Such as monologues.”