LOOK AT THESE ADORABLE PENGUINS IN SWEATERS. Doesn’t that one second from left have some style?
(h/t to The Book Maven for the link, and for a new reason to make Random Penguin jokes)
A doctor explains why she decided to make a film depicting the real-life drama of targets and staff pushed to the limit. Read more
"Over the past three years I have worked harder than in my previous life in the army. I went through the Sandhurst commissioning course, renowned for its tough schedule, but in accident and emergency medicine at its peak, the intensity is tougher…
Patients are key to everything we do and if you stop caring about them – well you should not be here any more.”
Tycho’s Awake is like a soundtrack to a sunbaked road trip, capturing the inexplicable nostalgia one feels while imagining a new life in a new town.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (via modernhepburn)
Nawara Mahfoud on a Syrian woman’s new life in Lebanon: http://nyr.kr/1hEk02y
“Oum Ali is very proud of the apartment—this is her triumph. Only when she started her catering business did they manage to move here; previously, they all crammed into a one-bedroom basement space, where the smell ‘was as if you lived in the middle of a garbage bin.’”
Photograph by Latitude Stock/Arcaid/Corbis.
Aid is distributed at the Yarmouk camp in Damascus, where the UN says people have been reduced to eating animal feed. Since the photograph was taken, aid has ceased to be delivered because of security concerns.
"The UN has reported infant malnutrition in the community, which has been reduced to eating animal feed. As of this week, all aid distributions have been suspended because of security concerns."