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1910-again:

Arkhip Kuindzhi, After a Rain c.1879

1910-again:

Arkhip Kuindzhi, After a Rain c.1879

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aestheticgoddess:

Kent Rogowsky

aestheticgoddess:

Kent Rogowsky

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George Henry Hall - Still Life with Pomegranate

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On This Day: Austria-Hungarian Ultimatum to Serbia

ww1incolour:

On July 23rd, 1914, an ultimatum is sent to Serbia by Austria-Hungary in response to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The ultimatum demands that Serbia must comply fully with the following points:

1). To suppress every publication which shall incite to hatred and contempt of…

raging-woodcock:

Girl look at that body,

Girl look at that body,

Girl look at that body,

We should probably call the police who knows how long it’s been in the river.

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ein-bleistift-und-radiergummi:

William J. McCloskey’s “Wrapped Oranges” 1889

ein-bleistift-und-radiergummi:

William J. McCloskey’s “Wrapped Oranges” 1889

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georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Sgt. Flora Sandes was a British woman who found herself enlisted in the Serbian Army during World War I, having originally traveled there as an ambulance driver. She was highly decorated for her involvement in combat, but a wound in 1916 prevented further fighting. She was commissioned after the war, ending her military career as a Captain. Her experiences in the war earned her some mild celebrity, and her autobiography was well received.
(IWM)

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Sgt. Flora Sandes was a British woman who found herself enlisted in the Serbian Army during World War I, having originally traveled there as an ambulance driver. She was highly decorated for her involvement in combat, but a wound in 1916 prevented further fighting. She was commissioned after the war, ending her military career as a Captain. Her experiences in the war earned her some mild celebrity, and her autobiography was well received.

(IWM)

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mapsontheweb:

Homosexuality laws all over the world

mapsontheweb:

Homosexuality laws all over the world

(Source: Wikipedia)

historicaltimes:

The room in which Tsar Nicholas II and the rest of the Romanovs were murdered during the Bolshevik Revolution on July 17, 1918 -

historicaltimes:

The room in which Tsar Nicholas II and the rest of the Romanovs were murdered during the Bolshevik Revolution on July 17, 1918 -

poyzn:

Quick and simple lifehacks.

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Words to keep inside your pocket:

  • Quiescent - a quiet, soft-spoken soul.
  • Chimerical - merely imaginary; fanciful. 
  • Susurrus - a whispering or rustling sound. 
  • Raconteur - one who excels in story-telling. 
  • Clinquant - glittering; tinsel-like. 
  • Aubade - a song greeting the dawn. 
  • Ephemeral - lasting a very short time. 
  • Sempiternal - everlasting; eternal. 
  • Euphonious - pleasing; sweet in sound. 
  • Billet-doux - a love letter. 
  • Redamancy - act of loving in return.

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Everyday Objects Made Unusable by Giuseppe Colarusso

(Source: thecoolsumist, via perks-of-being-chinese)

humanoidhistory:

July 16, 1945 — A long-exposure photo captures the Trinity nuclear test seconds after detonation. It was first atomic bomb blast in history.

humanoidhistory:

July 16, 1945 — A long-exposure photo captures the Trinity nuclear test seconds after detonation. It was first atomic bomb blast in history.

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