Thursday, January 19, 2017

Argentina On Foot

Guillaume Juin and his companion walked the roads of Argentina in August of 2016. They explored two parts of the country:Salta in the north with its incredible desert landscapes, and the south part, El Calafate, its glaciers, and beautiful mountains.

PresidentialTrump

PresidentialTrump (@MatureTrumpTwts) is an alternative parody account of how a mature, more presidential Trump should tweet. For instance, instead of this angry juvenile tweet:
Presidential Trump suggests this one:
Trump should put him on the payroll!




Museum Workout

Monica Bill Barnes & Company, the irreverent contemporary dance troupe, will offer “The Museum Workout”: a 45-minute physical journey that spans two miles of the Metropolitan Museum of Art before opening hours.



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The 52 Best — And Weirdest — Charts 538 Made In 2016

FiveThirtyEight published almost 1,000 charts and maps on 2016. They have posted 52 of their favourites.




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Future Aleppo: A Boy’s Model Of An Imaginary City



Mohammed Qutaish is a 14 year old Syrian boy who aspires to becoming an architect He constructed “Future Aleppo” in his family’s apartment while the city suffered relentless aerial bombardment. His sorrow inspired him to build a charming model city of neatly-gridded buildings, confections of rose and yellow. Their rooftops are equipped with the conveniences of helipads, solar panels, and pools. Mohammed envisions he and his friends swimming after school. At the bottom left is the Citadel, Aleppo’s ancient hilltop fortification.
The four by four foot section shown at Mmuseumm 2 in NY is a piece of a much larger model with impressive skyscrapers and suspension bridges. The Syrian journalist and filmmaker Waad Alkateab helped smuggle out part of “Future Aleppo” as the Qutaish family evacuated earlier in 2016.

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