First day on the bicycle this season. It’s beautiful in Northwest Philadelphia today. :)

teachersworldwide:

Over 40 percent of India’s children drop out of school before finishing 8th grade, despite a recent law designed to provide free and compulsory elementary education for all.
Most students who quit school are from the lowest rungs of Indian society. A new Human Rights Watch report, “They Say We’re Dirty,” shows that discrimination by teachers and school officials fail to provide a welcoming and child-friendly school environment for these children.
(via Q&A: Talking Discrimination and School Dropout Rates in India | Human Rights Watch)

teachersworldwide:

Over 40 percent of India’s children drop out of school before finishing 8th grade, despite a recent law designed to provide free and compulsory elementary education for all.

Most students who quit school are from the lowest rungs of Indian society. A new Human Rights Watch report, “They Say We’re Dirty,” shows that discrimination by teachers and school officials fail to provide a welcoming and child-friendly school environment for these children.

(via Q&A: Talking Discrimination and School Dropout Rates in India | Human Rights Watch)

Nippy but gorgeous in Bryant Park today.

Nippy but gorgeous in Bryant Park today.

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance — the idea that anything is possible.
Ray Bradbury (via mycolorbook)
Be with someone that requires you to grow, makes you forget your problems, holds your hand, likes to kiss, appreciates art, and adores you.
Mama Zara (via electricspacetraveler)

Well yes please

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blua:

Paul Octavious matches Pantone cards with real life objects through Instagram.

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arinndembo:

Ancient Art, in Living Color?

One of the greatest (and least graciously received) advances in the study of ancient art in recent decades: the ability to study and partially restore the polychromy of ancient sculpture. Many art historians and afficianadoes have said that seeing ancient works restored to their original colors has “destroyed Classical art for them forever”, particularly when restorative efforts have been applied to sculptures carved from poros and marble in Classical Antiquity.

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Don’t compare your Chapter 1 to someone else’s Chapter 20.
He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. But when he stood at the railing of the ship and saw the white promontory of the colonial district again, the motionless buzzards on the roofs, the washing of the poor hung out to dry on the balconies, only then did he understand to what extent he had been an easy victim to the charitable deceptions of nostalgia.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera (via i-am-a-hot-day)

gifyourass:

How the world sees America.