Normandy, France before World War II Operation Overlord that destroyed much of the region. National Geographic pictures like this were used as models to restore the war ravaged cities.
National Geographic | August 1943
MYTHOLOGY MEME - [1/9] GREEK GODS/GODDESSES: NIKENIKE (or Nicé) was the winged goddess or spirit of victory, both in battle and peaceful competition. When Zeus was gathering allies at the start of the Titan War, Styx brought her four children, Nike (Victory), Zelos (Rivalry), Kratos (Strength) and Bia (Force) into the service of the god. Nike was appointed his charioteer, and all four were appointed as sentinels standing beside the throne of the god. (x)
I was lucky enough today to experience this rare vantage point of Manhattan from the roof of the Flatiron Building. I love heights, but the lack of a railing and the gusty winds even had me nervous.
What would have once sounded like a far-fetched feminist fantasy – women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in one country in the world, Rwanda.
In fact, women are making gains throughout all of Africa, but these achievements have been met with a loud silence from the western feminist movement.
On the occasion of London Design Festival, designer Najila El Zein has created this structure “Wind Portal” in collaboration with the Mauritius Asso inside the Victoria and Albert Museum. Made of 5000 paper mills, the creation of a height of 8 meters is to discover images in the future.
31 year old Aja Brown recently became the youngest mayor of Compton, CA, a city with a history of poverty, corruption and violence. As a Compton native who won the election by a landslide, Mayor Brown is determined to turn the city around. Read this inspiring profile of the accomplished and determined woman in vogue: http://bit.ly/1dWfVIj