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On the eve of the Boston Marathon, we at Spartan Race, along with the country, pay tribute to all the victims and survivors of last year’s attack.
Pictured are athletes and citizens who lived through the events and won’t let tragedy grind them to a halt. This series shot by Robert X. Fogerty for Dear World captures the resilience of those affected that can’t be dampened. Please visit their site to learn more about these people’s stories and pay tribute. 

Boston is as strong as community as the world has. We are proud to be part of it. On Marathon Monday, we will be there and along with the rest of the world, we will be watching a city recover as one.  

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One hour bofore the eclipse in Whittier, Calif. AP Photo/Nick Ut A shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse as seen from Mexico City. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido A shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse as seen from Mexico City. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido A shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse as seen from Mexico City. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido The moon is shown in eclipse from Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Gene Blevins A shadow falls on the moon as it undergoes a total lunar eclipse as seen from Phoenix. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin The moon is seen as it begins a total lunar eclipse that will turn the moon red over Buenos Aires. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci The 'Blood Moon' rises over the water in Wlliamstown on April 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
The moon is seen as it nears a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2015 in Venice, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images The moon glows a red hue over the Goddess of Liberty statue atop the Capitol in Austin, Texas. AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner


The first total lunar eclipse of 2014

The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 occurred last night, marking the start of an eclipse tetrad - four back-to-back total lunar eclipses - that will happen over the next 18 months. (Live Science).

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Olafur Eliasson and the Weather Project

The subject of the weather has long shaped the content of everyday conversation. The eighteenth-century writer Samuel Johnson famously remarked ‘It is commonly observed, that when two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather; they are in haste to tell each other, what each must already know, that it is hot or cold, bright or cloudy, windy or calm.’

In The Weather Project, the fourth in the annual Unilever Series of commissions for the Turbine Hall, Olafur Eliasson takes this ubiquitous subject as the basis for exploring ideas about experience, mediation and representation.

In this installation, The Weather Project, representations of the sun and sky dominate the expanse of the Turbine Hall. A fine mist permeates the space, as if creeping in from the environment outside.

Throughout the day, the mist accumulates into faint, cloud-like formations, before dissipating across the space. A glance overhead, to see where the mist might escape, reveals that the ceiling of the Turbine Hall has disappeared, replaced by a reflection of the space below. At the far end of the hall is a giant semi-circular form made up of hundreds of mono-frequency lamps.

The arc repeated in the mirror overhead produces a sphere of dazzling radiance linking the real space with the reflection. Generally used in street lighting, mono-frequency lamps emit light at such a narrow frequency that colours other than yellow and black are invisible, thus transforming the visual field around the sun into a vast duotone landscape.




harry potter was such a little shit i think even if snape didn’t have that grudge with his father he’d still hate him

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Let’s go rest of the world, get with it!

The Republicans would twist it into something Sexist and dirty.

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