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Thursday 18th September 2014

  #Scotland  #Alba    12:44am 25/8/2014
​UK hacker warned of US-extradition risk if he visits sick father in Scotland — RT UK→
    2:32pm 2/8/2014
Pic vert : Nourrissage mouvementé.→
    2:22pm 2/8/2014
Jeune chevreuil (2 mois 1/2) by fribodo on Flickr.

Jeune chevreuil (2 mois 1/2) by fribodo on Flickr.

  #Chevreuil    5:24am 2/8/2014
reblogged from africa-will-unite
h0ney-dipped:

thepoeticrebel:

simchiller:

they outlawed this move just because she was the only woman who could do it. 
Surya Bonaly was infamous for (among other things) doing aone blade backflip in the 1998 Olympics, and is the ONLY figure skater who’s ever pulled that off. Not just the only woman, the only figure skater PERIOD. There’s like all ofthree Olympic-class male skaters who did backflips in their routines, and NONE of them could do it one blade.
But wait, there’s more.
Backflips were banned from the 1976 Olympics onward on the official justification that skating jumps are supposed to be landed on one blade, whereas backflips are landed on both blades. The unofficial justification was it was too dangerous, both to the athlete and to the rink — if you didn’t land it perfectly, you could not only break your ankle, but also punch THROUGH the ice surface.
Surya Bonaly was openly contemptuous of the figure skating judges, because they were a bunch of openly racist white men who always screwed her over by giving her lower scores than she deserved. That one-blade backflip was her ultimate FUCK YOU! to the Olympics judges, because she took an “illegal” backflip and made it legal by landing it on one blade. Pretty much DARING them to mark her down for being epic awesome and pulling a move that their precious coddled white girls didn’t have the guts to even think about.
They did, of course. White racism knows no bounds. But she utterly owned them with that move.
not only did she do a fucking backflip and land, she landed then went right into a triple loop. like holy fuck

Damn son I ain’t seen shit like that.

jesus i wonder how proud she must have felt walking off stage though. 👏

h0ney-dipped:

thepoeticrebel:

simchiller:

they outlawed this move just because she was the only woman who could do it. 

Surya Bonaly was infamous for (among other things) doing aone blade backflip in the 1998 Olympics, and is the ONLY figure skater who’s ever pulled that off. Not just the only woman, the only figure skater PERIOD. There’s like all ofthree Olympic-class male skaters who did backflips in their routines, and NONE of them could do it one blade.

But wait, there’s more.

Backflips were banned from the 1976 Olympics onward on the official justification that skating jumps are supposed to be landed on one blade, whereas backflips are landed on both blades. The unofficial justification was it was too dangerous, both to the athlete and to the rink — if you didn’t land it perfectly, you could not only break your ankle, but also punch THROUGH the ice surface.

Surya Bonaly was openly contemptuous of the figure skating judges, because they were a bunch of openly racist white men who always screwed her over by giving her lower scores than she deserved. That one-blade backflip was her ultimate FUCK YOU! to the Olympics judges, because she took an “illegal” backflip and made it legal by landing it on one blade. Pretty much DARING them to mark her down for being epic awesome and pulling a move that their precious coddled white girls didn’t have the guts to even think about.

They did, of course. White racism knows no bounds. But she utterly owned them with that move.

not only did she do a fucking backflip and land, she landed then went right into a triple loop. like holy fuck

Damn son I ain’t seen shit like that.

jesus i wonder how proud she must have felt walking off stage though. 👏

342,455 notes     source: simchiller 11:13pm 31/7/2014
reblogged from artemisdreaming

artemisdreaming:

Ryota Aoki    :) 

ryotaaoki.com

ryotaaokipottery.com

ikeyan.jp

potter.cm



Dashboard: click box below for video

Ryota Aoki potter (via: tougeiotaku | youtube)

631 notes     11:10pm 31/7/2014
Loch Ard boathouse by ouldm01 on Flickr.

Loch Ard boathouse by ouldm01 on Flickr.

    5:39pm 29/7/2014
Whispering Wind……….step. by paccianid on Flickr.

Whispering Wind……….step. by paccianid on Flickr.

  #Mercantia 2014  #Life  #dance  #cafelulè  #mov  #step    5:26pm 29/7/2014
Goggle Eyed Robber Fly by Sea Moon on Flickr.

Goggle Eyed Robber Fly by Sea Moon on Flickr.

  #fly  #predatory  #red  #eyes  #compound eyes  #lenses  #faceted  #twig  #sitting  #resting  #bug  #insect  #waiting    5:23pm 29/7/2014

Genesis - Drum Duet (Wembley) HQ

oh yeah from 2.14 onnnnnnnn

    source: youtube.com 10:54pm 27/7/2014
Bem perto do céu by Eduardo Amorim on Flickr.

Bem perto do céu by Eduardo Amorim on Flickr.

    5:12pm 27/7/2014
Camhanaich by romydiviani.mitchell on Flickr.

Camhanaich by romydiviani.mitchell on Flickr.

    7:32pm 26/7/2014
reblogged from itscolossal

itscolossal:

Paper Play: A New Book About the Art of Papercraft from Gingko Press

2,673 notes     11:14pm 25/7/2014
¡Son pelos firmes, los trece! by Eduardo Amorim on Flickr.

¡Son pelos firmes, los trece! by Eduardo Amorim on Flickr.

  #Gaucho  #Gauchos  #Gaúcho  #Gaúchos  #Campeiro  #Campeiros  #Campero  #Camperos  #Cavalos  #Caballos  #Horses  #Chevaux  #Cavalli  #Pferde  #Caballo  #Horse  #Cheval  #Cavallo  #Pferd  #Tropilhas  #Tropilla  #Tropillas  #Crioulo  #Criollo  #Crioulos  #Criollos  #Cavalo Crioulo  #Cavalos Crioulos  #Caballo Criollo  #Caballos Criollos    6:27pm 24/7/2014
. by joannablu kitchener on Flickr.

. by joannablu kitchener on Flickr.

  #Red    6:21pm 24/7/2014
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