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The Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is a protected world heritage site. It 250-square-mile place made up of massive limestone obelisks riddled with jagged spears.

The park is so impassable and uncharted, in fact, that every time a team goes on an expedition there, they find approximately five new species. They’re literally tripping over entirely unseen life-forms.

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This place is very difficult to explore however. The rocks are razor-sharp.

Here’s an example as to how inhospitable it really is

Steven Goodman and his team were walking on a normal, plain, flat path, when he turned his ankle just a little bit and stumbled. That’s all — he didn’t even fall all the way; just took a brief knee.

It took them two days to hobble back to a hospital to remove the limestone spike from his kneecap.

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Acid attack survivors in India model new clothing range for powerful photoshoot

Survivors of acid attacks in India have become the face of a new clothing range designed by a woman who had acid thrown in her face while she was asleep four years ago.Delhi-based designer Rupa and her friends Rita, Sonam, Laxmi and Chanchal modelled the clothes from her new range, Rupa Designs, for photographer Rahul Saharan.

Rupa suffered extensive injuries when her stepmother threw acid in her face while she was sleeping in 2008.

She was allegedly left without any medical aid for six hours before her uncle found her and transported her to hospital, where she underwent eleven operations and spent three months being cared for.

this is so powerful

Bless them and their beautiful spirits

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CultureHISTORY: The Ferguson Protests - #NMOS14

In light of Mike Brown’s murder, and the police occupation of Ferguson, something extraordinary is happening. With the help of #BlackTwitter, social media, the spotlight of national attention and the impassioned citizens of Ferguson, a protest movement is taking shape and it is important to bear witness.

First there was the #IfTheyGunnedMeDown thread which was reported in the NY Times & LA Times, the #DontShoot thread of photos (some above), and tomorrow a National Moment of Silence across the country for the victims of police brutality.  

Thursday, August 14th#NMOS14 - 4:00P (PT) / 6:00P (CT) / 7:00P (ET). Check cities/location here.

The issue of police brutality against communities of color is a decades-old problem. But with new technology, everyone has access to more information and these cases are getting more attention. Plus, in the last four weeks, four unarmed black men have been killed by policemen across the country. Along with Mike Brown in St. Louis, Eric Garner in New York, John Crawford in Dayton, OH and Ezell Ford in L.A. Yes, it’s time for a movement.

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Maison Martin Margiela eyewear

'L'incognito' - a lateral stripe of high grade optical glass polycarbonate, known for its lightness property, crosses the face and nose. One lens for both eyes, the nose rest moulded directly in the lens. Lens and temples are obtained through a high pressure injection followed by a hand-made burnishing. The lens offers a 100% UV protection.

Launched Spring/Summer 2008

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