City. Life. Change.

   A blog about city planning, urban design, history, sociology and cooking. As a passionate chef, photos of completed dishes will be included. Photography and articles can be discovered here as well. She lives in Oakland, CA.

"In addition to 81 students, Little Singer Community School is also home to asbestos, mold and scores of mice. Students have to carry their seats from class to class, presumably because the school can’t afford chairs for each classroom."
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un-monde-de-papier:

Une vue du Passage des Princes, à Paris.
Photo: cc https://www.flickr.com/photos/seal20/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

un-monde-de-papier:

Une vue du Passage des Princes, à Paris.

Photo: cc https://www.flickr.com/photos/seal20/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/

(via mxmwxw)

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micdotcom:

Brilliant woman takes on the trolls by turning their hate into adorable crafts

Marie Brian, better known online as the Cotton Floozy, is fed up with the haters trying to rain on her craft parade. An advocate for LGBT rights and feminism, her crafts embody a liberal, and often subversive, viewpoint, making her a target for hateful criticism online.

Instead of engaging with these bellyachers, however, Brian decided to “adorable-ize” the hate by embroidering direct quotes from trolls that she and her feminist friends receive and posting them to Instagram.

"It shifts the power balance." | Follow micdotcom 

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totempole:

San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

totempole:

San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

(via mxmwxw)

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maptacular:

The World’s Greatest Fears, Mapped by Country
A poll finds that people in the Middle East see religious and ethnic hatred as their biggest threat; Europeans and Americans are more concerned about inequality.

Via The Atlantic

maptacular:

The World’s Greatest Fears, Mapped by Country

A poll finds that people in the Middle East see religious and ethnic hatred as their biggest threat; Europeans and Americans are more concerned about inequality.

— 1 hour ago with 11 notes
#map the fear 

ufansius:

The Shrine of Hussain ibn Ali (مقام الامام الحسين) in the Imam Hussain Mosque (bottom photo) in Karbala, Iraq.

(via travelthisworld)

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#architecture  #religion  #iraq