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felldowntherabbithole:

King loves using the word “locavore” and one day plans to look up what it means. Hipster puppies. Yup. Just discovered. Pretty incredible. http://youmeandcharlie.com/for-grins/hipster-puppies/

felldowntherabbithole:

King loves using the word “locavore” and one day plans to look up what it means. Hipster puppies. Yup. Just discovered. Pretty incredible. http://youmeandcharlie.com/for-grins/hipster-puppies/

doree:

I assume this was on I Love Charts at some point but my sister just forwarded it to me and BOOTS WITH THE FUR WILL NEVER NOT BE HILARIOUS.

doree:

I assume this was on I Love Charts at some point but my sister just forwarded it to me and BOOTS WITH THE FUR WILL NEVER NOT BE HILARIOUS.

What’s Your Number?

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As the world population nears 7 Billion, find out where you fall as 1 of 7 Billion People in the world just by entering your birth date into this site! Population Action International, an organization that advocates for women and families to have access to contraception, has created this cool interactive feature, where you can enter your birthday to find your number and compare yourself to family, friends, and others around the globe.

patrickcassels:

Bryan Cranston’s official website is adorably uncool.

patrickcassels:

Bryan Cranston’s official website is adorably uncool.

lesbianswholooklikejustinbieber:

DON’T YOU TURN YOUR HEAD WHEN I’M TALKING TO YOU

lesbianswholooklikejustinbieber:

DON’T YOU TURN YOUR HEAD WHEN I’M TALKING TO YOU

Power of One: Imane Khachani, Medical Doctor & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Activist

7billionactions:

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7 Billion Actions is collecting stories of organizations and individuals making a difference in a world at 7 billion. See all stories here and add your own!

Power of One: Imane Khachani, Medical Doctor & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Activist

What’s your action?

To ensure access to quality healthcare, especially making sure that comprehensive sexual and reproductive healthcare for youth and women is a right and a reality. 

What does it mean to you that we’re now a world of 7 billion people?  How does this milestone fit into your work?

7 Billion challenges and opportunities, 7 billion talents. 

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Topic of the Day- Urbanization: Planning for Growth

7billionactions:

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As part of the 7 Day Countdown to a world of 7 billion people, we’re dedicating each day this week to a specific key topic relating to the 7 Billion Actions campaign. 

Sunday’s topic will be Urbanization: Planning for Growthand the 7 Billion Actions campaign is partnering with UN-HABITAT to bring special attention to this topic. 

Share your story with us. What have you seen people do it your city that makes it a more livable place? Bike lanes? Farmers markers? Urban farming?

What are you doing to make your neighborhood a more livable space? 

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life:

LIFE’s photographers were as celebrated for their photojournalistic chops as for the imaginative methods they devised for illustrating what might otherwise have been mundane or utterly straightforward stories.
For this 1952 portrait of Armenian-born American mathematician Ervand Kogbetliantz as he poses behind the transparent board of the three-dimensional form of chess he devised, Joel used a special wide-angle architectural camera that used a spinning propeller to even out the light. Joel illuminated the whole thing with a series of heavy-duty strobe lights, and had Kogbetliantz stand on a ladder so that only his head was exposed, visually emphasizing the mathematician’s intellectual nature.
Here, LIFE.com highlights the magazine’s most innovative pictures. 

life:

LIFE’s photographers were as celebrated for their photojournalistic chops as for the imaginative methods they devised for illustrating what might otherwise have been mundane or utterly straightforward stories.

For this 1952 portrait of Armenian-born American mathematician Ervand Kogbetliantz as he poses behind the transparent board of the three-dimensional form of chess he devised, Joel used a special wide-angle architectural camera that used a spinning propeller to even out the light. Joel illuminated the whole thing with a series of heavy-duty strobe lights, and had Kogbetliantz stand on a ladder so that only his head was exposed, visually emphasizing the mathematician’s intellectual nature.

Here, LIFE.com highlights the magazine’s most innovative pictures.