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fotojournalismus:

(via Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians)

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.

Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: Bleak images of a cold and desolate place where autocrats lord over drunks.

"They already know how to take pictures of Russia, and that’s how they arrive," Klamm said. "It’s always a wild country that’s in some kind of difficult transition period."

Klamm, himself, had never photographed much outside of his home city of Novosibirsk, where nearly 2 million people live on the banks of the Ob River in the middle of Siberia. 

But in 2000, he started to visit these small towns, camera in hand. And in 2009, Klamm started “Birthmarks on the Map,” a collective photo project and website that collects these images in one place. He began to ask his photographer friends, both foreign and local, to share images of simple life in the rural Russian villages and small towns that dot the vast expanse from Europe to the Pacific Ocean. More than 60 photographers, both award-winning professionals and hobbyists, have contributed. 

Klamm wanted to fill his site with images of real Russia life, and the result is something closer to ethnography or anthropology than journalism. Klamm actually works with ethnographers who study these small communities to find untold stories.

"Life in the middle of nowhere has always been difficult," he said. "But I see dignity in the difficulties of these people on the outskirts of our geography. Their patience and simple wisdom gives strength and hope. And this stuff is always necessary to mankind."

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marthajefferson:

phenex1331:

20 places that don’t look real (part 2)
11.Mount Roraima-Venezuela
12.Naico mine-Mexico
13.Red beach-China
14.Solar du Uyuni-Bolivia
15.Tainzi mountians-China
16.Tulip fields-Netherlands
17.Tunnel of love-Ukraine
18.Wisteria flower tunnel-Japan
19.Zhangye Danxia landform-China
20.Zhangya Danxia Landfrom 2-China

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whoneedsfeminism:

I need feminism because when I reported being called a slut and a whore by a male classmate, I was told:

  • He probably likes you
  • Boys will be boys
  • Well, maybe you should’t wear that shirt

All by teachers. I was twelve.

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thefitlosopher:

mamasam:

danthinkthispretty:

theveryworstthing:

forest fire.

oh no no no no no

THIS IS VERY MUCH NOT OKAY

THIS IS SO sAD WHY

i haz a sad now

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"There is a time and place for decaf coffee. Never and in the trash."

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gwenlightened:

eatcleanmakechanges:

allawasteoftime:

best. response. ever. 

^agreed

Bringing this back again because it is perfect

gwenlightened:

eatcleanmakechanges:

allawasteoftime:

best. response. ever. 

^agreed

Bringing this back again because it is perfect

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auntjackiesdiary:

why-feminism-is-important:

sniffling:

caseyanthonyofficial:

Amazing

"stop whining about rape culture" "it doesn’t exist" "quit complaining"

"Welcome to the 21st century, where being smart is a bigger crime than raping a human being"

Sickening!

auntjackiesdiary:

why-feminism-is-important:

sniffling:

caseyanthonyofficial:

Amazing

"stop whining about rape culture" "it doesn’t exist" "quit complaining"

"Welcome to the 21st century, where being smart is a bigger crime than raping a human being"

Sickening!

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icannotlivewithoutamacaroon:

southern-feminism:

"If a woman has [the right to abortion], why shouldn’t a man be free to use his superior strength to force himself on a woman? At least the rapist’s pursuit of sexual freedom doesn’t result in anyone’s death."

-Something Maine lawmaker Lawrence Lockman actually said

If you can physically recover from stab wounds, then I why shouldn’t I have the right to stab you? At least my pursuit of anger management didn’t result in your death.

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Always read the books. This is why they are so much better than the films.

He was meant to have a human death

to show he was just human

a twisted human

he was supposed to die like a mortal

not turn into fucking butterflies

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Marriage equality will, in time, fundamentally destroy “traditional marriage,” and I, for one, will dance on its grave.

It’s not a terribly difficult conclusion to draw.

As same-sex couples marry, they will be forced to re-imagine many tenets of your “traditional marriage.” In doing so, they will face a series of complicated questions:

Should one of us change our last name? And if so, who?

Should we have kids? Do we want to have kids? How do we want to have kids? Whose last name do our kids take?

How about housework, work-work, childcare? How do we assign these roles equitably? How do we cultivate a partnership that honors each of our professional and personal ambitions?

As questions continually arise, heterosexual couples will take notice — and be forced to address how much “traditional marriage” is built on gender roles and perpetuates a nauseating inequality that has no place in 2014.

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Marriage Equality Is Destroying “Traditional Marriage,” And Why That’s A Good Thing (An Open Letter) | Carina Kolodny for the Huffington Post Gay Voices (via samtarly)

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"Hace tiempo, cuando era pequeña me sentía excluida porque no me invitaban a los cumpleaños. Años después me he enterado que mi madre no me daba las invitaciones porque simplemente le aburría ir a las fiestas. ADV"
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ilovepuppies125:

mc-coolin:

sexualanomaly:

dollybopp:

267198:

theswindlr:

Frozen Peas from SuckUK; a fantastic piece of design as metaphor (as well as a super convenient way to make a spherical ice “cube”.

via Gizmodo

If you truly love me you will buy this for me.

moonrisezeeba

ALRIGHT TUMBLR PEOPLE LISTEN UP FOR FUN SCIENCE TIME!

Sphere basically take less energy to form because of SURFACE ENERGY. Sphere have a lower surface area to volume ratio. Because of this, ice sphere melt slower than your usual cubes. This is the reason at fancy fancy bars with those $30+ glass of bourbon or scotch may serve your drink using these instead of normal ice.

thank you nerd

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"Ayer, estaba en el ordenador y estuve revisando el historial cuando vi que alguien que se había registrado un sitio web sobre encuentros sexuales discretos. Vivo con mi novia ADV"