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Yes, the Jungle in Calais was on fire. No, it is nothing to do with the Paris terror attacks A huge blaze tore through the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais just hours after a series of attacks left hundreds dead in the French capital of Paris. According to reports, hundreds of shelters were destroyed as flames took hold of the crowded camp said to be home to approximately 6,000 refugees. While many were quick to dub the fire a revenge attack following the harrowing events in Paris, Calais' deputy mayor Philippe Mignonet. refuted such claims. Speaking to Russia Today he said: That is two separate things, and the fire there has nothing to do with the attacks in Paris tonight An electrical wire is believed to be the cause of the fire, highlighting the danger of life in a crowded camp.

Sandi Toksvig's top 10 unsung heroines Sandi Toksvig is well known for her TV and radio work as a broadcaster, writer and actor, and currently chairs Radio 4's News Quiz and presents Excess Baggage. Her numerous books for children include Hitler's Canary, based upon her family's experiences in Nazi-occupied Denmark, was published in 2005 to considerable acclaim. Her latest, Girls Are Best, is a knockabout look at the overlooked achievements of women down the ages. Buy Sandi Toksvig books at the Guardian bookshop "When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding up a picture of a bone with 28 incisions carved in it. "This is often considered to be man's first attempt at a calendar" she explained.

you'll be okay., hobbies masterpost! hobbies masterpost! a really excellent way to reduce anxiety is to pick up a new hobby. find something you’re interested in, learn it, then use it as a healthy and productive way to cope. Posted 2 years ago 367,829 notes Tagged: anxiety, hobbies, self care, resources, haha i have to just post this because if i don't i'll keep adding to it forever, . an anti-anxiety + self help blog. It has been said often enough that beauty is in the eye of the eye of the beholder and if you look closely enough, you can actually see beauty in everything. Those are nice words to live by and they do show you a great way to appreciate the earth but sometimes, to see truly magnificent views, you will have to travel to different places where Mother Nature hides her best features. Her Secrets Mother Nature has many different mysteries and faces that are not always exposed so randomly and casually. For people who appreciate the earth and what she means, the photos shown below will have you breathless and disbelieving. There is nothing quite like seeing these sights captured on film, and so skillfully at that.

Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art: Table of Contents Disclaimer 当ウェブサイト閲覧に関するご利用規約 Due to the graphic nature of this website, entry is restricted to visitors 18 years of age or older. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. This website utilizes 'cookies' in order to ensure that all viewers have read this disclaimer. Beware, there are fake BTTF Nike Air Max trainers with power laces already Great Scott! It might have taken Nike 26 years to perfect the power lace technology shown in Back to the Future II in order to release working self-tying Nike Air Max boots, but it's taken a mere fraction of that time for fakers to replicate the system. In fact, the official sneakers won't even be available on a wider release until next spring (as part of an auction) but should you be interested in knock-offs, it seems you can get your hands on them now. Unauthorised versions are hitting the market, with Instagram user fake_education posting a small clip of the power laces working on a hooky Nike Air Max he discovered. What's quite remarkable is that the power laces actually work quite well on the fake boot. The poster's clip doesn't show the overall design though, so that might be a less impressive.

Sixteen Small Steps to Happiness Sixteen Small Steps to Happiness 1. push yourself to get up before the rest of the world - start with 7am, then 6am, then 5:30am. go to the nearest hill with a big coat and a scarf and watch the sun rise. 2. push yourself to fall asleep earlier - start with 11pm, then 10pm, then 9pm. wake up in the morning feeling re-energized and comfortable. 3. erase processed food from your diet. start with no lollies, chips, biscuits, then erase pasta, rice, cereal, then bread. use the rule that if a child couldn’t identify what was in it, you don’t eat it. 4. get into the habit of cooking yourself a beautiful breakfast. fry tomatoes and mushrooms in real butter and garlic, fry an egg, slice up a fresh avocado and squirt way too much lemon on it. sit and eat it and do nothing else. 5. stretch. start by reaching for the sky as hard as you can, then trying to touch your toes. roll your head. stretch your fingers. stretch everything.

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Light Drips From Trees In Long-Exposure Photos By Vitor Schietti Brazilian photographer Vitor Schietti uses fireworks and long-exposure photography to create his “Impermanent Sculptures.” The effect was achieved by manual waving of fireworks, some post processing, and then by combining up to 12 shots into a single image. “The series is the result of several years of research on long exposure photography, and the usage of ND filters was vital to find a perfect balance between the fading twilight and the brightness of the fireworks,” Schietti told Colossal. “Only a few attempts were allowed per day, since the time frame during which this balance is possible is very narrow (30 to 50 minutes).” More info: schiettifotografia.com | Facebook | Instagram | Flickr (h/t: colossal) “If one wants to produce art, one is capable of it, but it takes time, dedication, trial and error, [and] acceptance…”

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In a middle of planning my next adventure to the islands of Japan and couldn't help surfing and looking for the street photographers that scattered the cities to find us the best angles of Japan. One Photographer that really caught my eye is Takashi Yasui who is a photographer based in Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo. Check him out! Photography is a more of a pleasure, it is a passion. Arts of the Bedchamber: Japanese Shunga Disclaimer 当ウェブサイト閲覧に関するご利用規約 Due to the graphic nature of this website, entry is restricted to visitors 18 years of age or older. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. This website utilizes 'cookies' in order to ensure that all viewers have read this disclaimer.

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