Reblogged from explore-blog
The inimitable Amanda Palmer shares her advice on life in answering a college freshman’s question about how to love oneself physically and mentally – fantastic addition to this archive of essential advice on life.
David Foster Wallace would vigorously agree with her last point.
Also see Palmer on the art of asking without shame and on the terrifying joy of sharing your creativity online.
Reblogged from soulpancake
Darkened Cities by Thierry Cohen
Created by Parisian photographer Thierry Cohen this stunning photo series shows major cities from all around the world with no power. There’s no street lights illuminated, no cars, no homes lit up, not office blocks flooding the nights sky with light. With zero light pollution the starry skies above are able to shine bright and become visible.