98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well known fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living instead off his monthly state pension of 80 euros.
there’s still good in this world
These images were collected as part of an ongoing joint mission between the USGS and NASA called Landsat. Their satellites have been observing earth from space since the 1970s.
Google started working with the USGS in 2009 to make this historic archive of earth imagery available online. The goal; to inform the global community’s thinking about how we live on our planet and the policies that will guide us in the future.
….this type of bullshit with no scientific basis or explanation propaganda needs to stop glaciers recede and push out in a natural cycle. Urbanization of a desolate area of the desert does nothing, it causes far less harm than that of the urbanization of a forest area. The rainforest is being regulated as.much as possible…we need trees for wood and paper. Stop the emotional propaganda and spend that energy and man power to fixing real issues.
An unfinished house we found while flying over Willow, Alaska.
Locals around here call it the “Dr. Seuss House.”
It’s hard to count but appears to have 11 or 12 stories to it. It just Towers over the tree tops! It’s located right next the river.
Alexander von Humboldt (former Reserve Sonderburg), 3 masted barque, built in 1906, best known for its appearance in tv spots for the german beer BECK’S
Frank Gehry At Work at Leslie Feely Fine Art, Manhattan’s Upper East Side, NY
The exhibition collects about 30 process models, some for buildings that were completed, others as studies for projects never realized.
Animals Portraits by Yago Partal
a showing wall - Gintaras Karosas
All you Bond villains looking for a stylish evil operations base, take note.