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Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan communicate through their interpreters, during their first official meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, November 21, 1985 - Read More

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"The origins of New Zealand’s Maori tribe date back to the 1300’s. Defining aspects of their culture include art, dance, and tattoos."

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Night Burgers

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Two white students watch as African American children enter the previously all-white Rosewood Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, on August 31, 1964 -

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NASA just put a very nice camera on the ISS, and it takes very nice pictures

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The tallest statue in the world, Ushiku Daibutsu.

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Kenne Gregoire 1951 | New realism dutch painter

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The amphitheatre of El Djem
El Djem (Arabic: قصر الجمّ; Latin Thysdrus) is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 18,302 (2004 census). It is home to some of the most impressive Roman remains in Africa.
El Djem is famous for its amphitheater, often incorrectly called a Colosseum (roughly translated from Latin as ‘that thing by the Colossus’), which is capable of seating 35,000 spectators. Only the Flavian Amphitheater in Rome (about 50,000 spectators) and the ruined theatre of Capua are larger. The amphitheatre at El Djem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238 and was probably mainly used for gladiator shows and chariot races(like in Ben-Hur). Many tourists come here to see what it was like to be inside what was once a place where lions and people met their fate. Much of it is crumbled but the essence of it still remains. It is also possible that construction of the amphitheatre was never finished.

fusion of past and present!!!!!

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like a ghost, the one that I love most
disappears when I get near

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how appropriate

(Source: neviril)

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Peter Paul Rubens - Portrait of a young Woman with a Rosary (1609)

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