lmprovident:

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961.
From what is known, the photograph was taken the day the emerging Wall was put up in August 1961 and the boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire. Near the exact time this photo was taken, it was said that the soldier was seen by his superior officer who immediately detached the soldier from his unit.
Concerning the fate of the soldier, most descriptions that come with photograph say that “no one knows what became of him.”

lmprovident:

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961.

From what is known, the photograph was taken the day the emerging Wall was put up in August 1961 and the boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire. Near the exact time this photo was taken, it was said that the soldier was seen by his superior officer who immediately detached the soldier from his unit.

Concerning the fate of the soldier, most descriptions that come with photograph say that “no one knows what became of him.”

sonnyburnettsbabymama:

yarrahs-life:

truthsearum:

headturnmeon:

shitiseeonfb-twitter:

nikki-michelle84:

This is post-racial America everybody! 

This is bullshit. 

Wow

Lmfao AMERIKkKA!!!

See it. Understand it.

Um no you need to ask which states these cases were look up their laws for this and then you need to look at the judge and what else was going on with that case. If it is in fact based on their race then her rights have been violated and she needs to go to federal court. Cases aren’t as simple as black and white there are many factors involved. Not all the states have the same laws.

dungarthjeancheesus:

Love is Love | via Tumblr on We Heart It.

dungarthjeancheesus:

Love is Love | via Tumblr on We Heart It.

helvanit:

sriusblcks:

47 Stunning photographs of people around the world.

this is one of the most beautiful things i’ve ever seen

in-thebloom:

fl0w-master:

f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane

One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year’s Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. Truth is Beauty is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls and covered in stainless steel mesh skin, the massive sculpture had interactive lighting effects that made it constantly change.

I’m almost positive I have reblogged this before… zero fucks. So beautiful

I always reblog this. Such a beautiful sculpture.

definitelydope:

Cristo Redentor - Corcovado (by Quasebart)

archatlas:

Wild Concrete Romain Jacquet-Lagreze

"Wild Concrete is a photographic series focusing on a very singular phenomenon happening in Hong Kong. Usually wherever human beings are thriving, they always try to keep in control of their direct environment. But in this bustling city, trees can grow impressively on residential buildings. They are the proof that our control is not ever-lasting and they show us how this very loss of control can bring true beauty. Wild Concrete is about nature taking back, it is a demonstration of the tenacity of life in our urban environment."

elinka:

When It Never Comes

by  HENGKI LEE

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Streets: World Roundup

1. Remed for Underdogs in Lisbon

2. Escif - Capital Invertido / CSOA L’Horta in Valencia, Spain

3. Ludo in London

4. Case - Unter der Hand in Berlin

5. Aakash Nihalani x Know Hope - Uncornered in Brooklyn

6. Aakash Nihalani - Spaced in Rome

7. Stohead - Beyond in Linz

8. Odeith in Setubal, Portugal

 

media and humanity in a nutshell