Large set of propagandistic anti-Soviet posters. (1920 - 1980)

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2584, Educative
    Large set of propagandistic anti-Soviet posters. (1920 - 1980)



    Subhuman (book cover) / Germany (1942)


    Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of the community toward some cause or position by presenting only one side of an argument. Propaganda statements may be partly false and partly true. Propaganda is usually repeated and dispersed over a wide variety of media in order to create the chosen result in audience attitudes. – Wiki...

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    Chefchaouen – the Blue City of Morocco

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1372, Educative
    Chefchaouen – the Blue City of Morocco



    Chefchaouen or Chaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue....

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    Nyiragongo Crater

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1781, Educative
    Nyiragongo Crater



    Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano On the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift. It is located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 20 km (12 mi) north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Rwanda. The main crater is about two km wide and usually contains a lava lake....

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    Inside Mongolia’s Ger District

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1614, Educative
    Inside Mongolia’s Ger District



    Gers, traditional Mongolian tents, are seen on a hill in an area known as a ger district in Ulan Bator June 26, 2013. Approximately 60 percent of the population of Ulan Bator live in settlements known as ger districts and in many cases residents have limited access to basic services such as water and sanitation. According to a 2010 National Population Center census, every year between thirty and forty thousand people migrate from the countryside to the capital Ulan Bator. Ger districts in the city have been expanding rapidly in recent years. Mongolia is the world's least densely...

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    Cross Sections Of Bullets By Sabine Pearlman

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 838, Educative
    Cross Sections Of Bullets By Sabine Pearlman



    Sabine Pearlman‘s photographs find beauty in the destructive engineering of ammunition with this series of cross-sections of bullets cartridges from a Swiss bunker. They reveal the complexity inside each case. This series, which consists of 900 specimens, was photographed inside a WWII bunker in Switzerland. Pearlman says that she is intrigued by the beautiful complexity of the ammo set against its destructive purpose, at once showing off humanity’s ability to create and destroy....

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    Afghanistan in the 1950s and 60s

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1697, Educative
    Afghanistan in the 1950s and 60s



    Men stroll past roadside vendors as a painted truck makes its way through the busy street in Kabul, Afghanistan, November, 1961. (Photo by Henry S. Bradsher/AP Photo via The Atlantic)...

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    Zhang Yaxin: Photographing Chairman Mao’s Model Operas

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1453, Educative
    Zhang Yaxin: Photographing Chairman Mao’s Model Operas



    [In 1967, Zhang Yaxin was 34 and working as a photojournalist at China’s state-controlled Xinhua News Agency when he was assigned to a top-secret government project. He was to be the official photographer of a new arts program led by Chairman Mao and his wife – the Model Operas. Though he was not to know it then, Zhang would spend the next seven years documenting the evolution of one of the most dramatic and elaborate attempts to redefine artistic sensibilities in modern art history]. – Chengcheng Jiang via TIME. Photo: Raid on the White Tiger Regiment, 1971. (Photo by Zhang...

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    Gunung Leuser National Park

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1126, Educative
    Gunung Leuser National Park



    Gunung Leuser National Park is a national park covering 7,927 km² in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces. The national park, named after Mount Leuser (3,381 m), protects a wide range of ecosystems. An orangutan sanctuary of Bukit Lawang is located inside the park. Together with Bukit Barisan Selatan and Kerinci Seblat national parks it forms a World Heritage Site, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra....

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    A Swarm of Long-tailed Mayflies

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1563, Educative
    A Swarm of Long-tailed Mayflies



    Long-tailed mayflies (Palingenia longicauda) at Tisza river near Tiszainoka 135km (84 miles) southeast of Budapest, June 23, 2013. Millions of these short-lived mayflies engage in a frantic rush to mate and reproduce before they perish in just a few hours during [Tiszaviragzas] or Tisza blooming season from late spring to early summer every year. (Photo by Laszlo Balogh/Reuters)...

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    The Majesty Of Norway's Dalsnibba Mountain

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1879, Educative
    The Majesty Of Norway's Dalsnibba Mountain



    Dalsnibba is a mountain in Stranda Municipality in More og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Geiranger valley, about 21 kilometres (13 mi) south of the village of Geiranger and the Geirangerfjorden. The 2-square-kilometre (0.77 sq mi) lake Djupvatnet lies directly to the southeast of the mountain. The mountain is located very near the county border with both Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane counties, in the southeastern part of Møre og Romsdal county....

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