Johanna Neumann was nine years old when her family escaped from Nazi Germany to seek refuge in Albania. They spent six years there and survived the war thanks to a number of Muslim families who sheltered them along the way.

Neumann’s is one of many stories featured in Besa: The Promise, a documentary inspired by Albania’s too-often forgotten efforts to shelter Jews during the Holocaust. Learn more here.


i don’t trust people that don’t talk to animals like i’m not even sure those kind of people exist but if there are people out there who do not fondly converse with animals as if the animals will respond i don’t trust them


This iPhone case is just great…


This iPhone case is just great…



People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.


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Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s “The Rape of Persephone”

Sculpted between 1621 and 1622, stands at almost 10 feet tall (116 inches).

Sculpted out of Marble. The statue depicts the ‘rape’ of Persophone by Hades stood over by the three-headed hound Kerberos. Rape in it’s archaic term means the kidnapping of.

Bernini was only 23 years old upon the statues completion.


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This is what happens when you ask people to draw a map of the USA from memory. 

I’ll have what the last person is having.

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The universe is so well balanced that the mere fact that you have a problem also serves as a sign that there is a solution.

― Steve Maraboli (via psych-quotes)

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