…Sculpted by stellar winds and radiation, the star factory known as Messier 17 lies some 5,500 light-years away in the nebula-rich constellationSagittarius. At that distance, this degree wide field of view spans almost 100 light-years…
"Modest yet bold, liberal and fun-loving."
Naming Uruguay the country of the year in 2013, the Economist may very well have described the rising nation’s head of state, President José “Pepe” Mujica.
Known for his unusual frankness, fiery oration and bold leadership to turn ideas into action, the 78-year-old leader possesses and practices the very characteristics that many world leaders fail to emulate. He has also garnered international acclaim for his progressive policies, down-to-earth personality and simple presentation, which has earned him a reputation as “the world’s poorest president.”
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Hot Summer Day — Fyodor Vasilyev | Biblioklept
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watercolor, crayon & wax paint on paper,
Stay-at-home dad and photographer Shawn Knol takes stunning macro photos of water drops.
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