politicsprose:

How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?

Going by the average reading rate of most adults (300 words per minute), Personal Creations mocked up this infographic to put some of literature’s most popular works into perspective.

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-teesa-:

How is this still a thing?

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asylum-art:

Street Art byDavid Zinn

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humansofnewyork:

"I started working in the fields when I was five. After that, I worked construction for thirty years. Eight years ago, I was between jobs and I wanted to do something useful, so I started going to school. It took me 8 years to get through middle school, because I could only go to classes when work was slow, but I finished with a 9.3 out of 10. Now I’m moving on to high school. The toughest part is Algebra."
(Mexico City, Mexico)

humansofnewyork:

"I started working in the fields when I was five. After that, I worked construction for thirty years. Eight years ago, I was between jobs and I wanted to do something useful, so I started going to school. It took me 8 years to get through middle school, because I could only go to classes when work was slow, but I finished with a 9.3 out of 10. Now I’m moving on to high school. The toughest part is Algebra."

(Mexico City, Mexico)

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jedavu:

Stunning Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich

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lolneincom:

Gotta love new features!
Part 1

lolneincom:

Gotta love new features!

Part 1

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huffingtonpost:

This Man With Severe Cerebral Palsy Created Mind-Blowing Art Using Just A Typewriter

Last year, 22-time Emmy award-winning reporter John Stofflet posted this news video he created for KING-TV in 2004, featuring Paul Smith and his artistic talents.

See the full video to see more of Smith’s artworks and to learn more about his inspiring story go here. 

This is amazing!

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catagator:

September 15 - October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month.

Here’s a round-up of YA books written by or featuring Hispanic characters to not only get you reading this month, but to continue your diverse reading. 

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candidlycara:

Getting real tired of seeing Reagan being even ironically hailed as some form of hero. Reagan was a fucking butcher to Central American countries and people need to recognize this.

  • At the height of his involvement with Central America Ronald Reagan funneled $1 million a day to a repressive and…

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theawkwardlifeofapsycho:

Why is this not taught universally.

Still sad the boy isn’t taught to not do this in the first place

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incidentalcomics:

The Shape of Ideas

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itsdivaduh:

chescaleigh:


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WOW.

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itsdivaduh:

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WOW.

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