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Life satisfaction

One of nine charts that tell you where life is pretty terrific and where people are miserable.

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Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple 1928 – 2014.

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Jenny Jones

Bristol snowboarder Jenny Jones grabs an historic slopestyle bronze for Team GB at Sochi…!

WOOT..!!!

Via BBC.

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Coincidence..?

Willie Nelson at a golf course wearing a t-shirt supporting the US boycott of the Moscow 1980 Summer Olympics…

Coincidence..?

Coincidence..?

… and the malfunctioning ring at the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Coincidence..? I think not.  ;)

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Nelson Mandela R.I.P.

Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013.

Illustration by Linsey Levendall.

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Lou Reed: Transformer

Lou Reed: Transformer

Lou Reed: Transformer

Cover photo by Mick Rock for Lou Reed’s Transformer, 1972. Taken during a concert at Royal Festival Hall, London.

Via Design is Fine.

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Lou Reed R.I.P.

Lou Reed R.I.P.

Lou Reed R.I.P.

Lou Reed R.I.P.

“Good night ladies, ah, ladies good night.”

Lou Reed, 1942 – 2013.

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Scott Carpenter R.I.P.

Scott Carpenter R.I.P.

M. Scott Carpenter, whose flight into space in 1962 as the second American to orbit the Earth was marred by technical problems and ended with the nation waiting anxiously to see if he had survived a landing far from the target site, died on 10th October in Denver. He was 88 and one of the last two surviving astronauts of America’s original space program, Project Mercury.

Via The New York Times.

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Dione x Cassini

This wide-angle view from NASA’s Cassini probe shows the Saturnian moon Dione set against the giant planet’s disk and rings on May 2. Dark shadows from the edge-on rings fall on Saturn’s cloud tops in this color composite view, assembled by the Planetary Society’s Emily Lakdawalla.

Via TODAY.com.

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Planet Earth via Saturn

Planet Earth via Saturn

In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.

The Earth, which is 1.44 billions kilometers away in this image, appears as a blue dot in center right; the Moon can be seen as a fainter protrusion off its right side.

Via The sky is not the limit.

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