Frances Benjamin Johnston
Native American & African American Students
Hampton Institute, 1899


Photos from the series Shifting by Michel Varisco

Shifting is a photography series that documents the wetlands and human altercations to the lands and waters.

Michel Varisco is a native New Orleans artist. Her photographs, assemblages and site-specific installations explore loss and regeneration. She received her MFA from Tulane University and studied in France (LaCoste School of Art-Cleveland Art Institute) and Italy (U.G.A) and is an artist/mentor at NOCCA|Riverfront. Varisco’s work is exhibited and published internationally and is included in public, private and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad.

Support for her work has included grants and commisions by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the SURDNA Foundation of New York, the Joan Mitchell Foundation of New York, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, Louisiana Division for the Arts, Houma Regional Arts Council from the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the Office of Cultural Development.
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Forêt de Meudon - Panorama (by Massis__)


The world’s oldest condom (dating back to 1640) which is made from pig intestines is on display at a museum in Austria. It was re-usable and came with a manual in Latin which recommend washing the condom in warm milk to stop from catching a disease. 

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Marilyn Monroe photographed by Sam Shaw, 1954

that’s literally how my people look like

Fresh Looks: Merille by Steven Popovich


3D on the Rocks TBWA\Hakuhodo

For this advertising campaign, intricate 3D-milled ice cubes were created for a one time trip to a whisky glass. Each creation is the result of a time-consuming modeling process, and are carved to the smallest details with a precision drill.

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"The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are non-existent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices." - They Live (1988)

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i think about the 3d printed spider robot dancing to salsa a lot and im not sure if it’s because of the music or if it’s because of the hypnotizing dance moves
most likely both 

this is the best thing ive ever seen in my whole life

oh my god…. i was feeling down and this absolutely 100% lifted me out of it. oh my god!!!! i love him!!!!!

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Sculptures by Shen Shaomin

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1. thinness of form; slender.
2. the quality or condition of being tenuous; lack of thickness, density, or substance.
Etymology: from Latin tenuitās, “thinness”.
[Twiggy photographed by Justin de Villeneuve]