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A boy in Omerdino Polje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, hugging his kitty while cleaning the mug and debris caused by the worst floods this country has seen in a century. No words can describe the strength, willpower and goodness of my people. If you wish to help the flood victims, visit Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia flooding fund 2014 or make a donation via PayPal here. Literally every Euro counts. Thank you.
Photo courtesy of Aida Redžepagić Photography.
U mračnim vremenima, prioriteti se sami od sebe poredaju. Redaju se u nizu koji nalaže neka viša sila od protokolarnih peripetija prema kojima jedan štab civilne zaštite treba zvaničnim dopisom tražiti pomoć od civilnog štaba druge općine, pa onda sve to zajedno upakovati i proslijediti štabu na višem nivou teritorijalnog ustrojstva, e kako bi onda, sve sa pečatom i potpisom, bio upućen poziv da se nekome pomogne. Pomoć sama po sebi jeste prvi prioritet, a ova viša sila koja reda prioritete, nazovite je kako hoćete – čovječnost, solidarnost, osjećaj odgovornosti, humanost, altruizam – u ovim teškim, vlažnim vremenima povodnja ujedinila je masu ljudi, koji su pritekli da pomognu unesrećenima.
According to Japanese legend if a koi succeeded in climbing the falls at a point called Dragon Gate on the Yellow River it would be transformed into a dragon. Based on that legend, it became a symbol of worldly aspiration and advancement.
More generally, the Japanese associate koi with perseverance in adversity and strength of purpose. Because of its strength and determination to overcome obstacles, it stands for courage and the ability to attain high goals.
A technical glitch causes the Hubble Space Telescope, which ordinarily captures magnificently crisp scientific imagery of the cosmos, to lose balance and create this inadvertent piece of modern art.
It is suspected that in this case, Hubble had locked onto a bad guide star, potentially a double star or binary. This caused an error in the tracking system, resulting in this remarkable picture of brightly colored stellar streaks. The prominent red streaks are from stars in the globular cluster NGC 288.
Art Prints. The hamsa (Arabic: خمسة khamsah, also romanized khamsa, meaning lit. “five”) is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings. Depicting the open right hand, an image recognized and used as a sign…
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Boba Fett is a fictional character in Star Wars. A recurring antagonist in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi as a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones establishes his origin as a clone of bounty hunter Jango Fett raised as his son. His aura of danger and mystery have created a cult following for the character.