— Friday Feline

Lil BUB is a cat raising funds for ASPCA (that’s American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)…

 

‘More specifically, she is the most amazing cat on the planet. Discovered as the runt of a healthy feral litter in a tool shed in rural Indiana, she was taken in as a rescue when it was clear that she would require special care. Since then, BUB has overcome great challenges, is a published author, a talk show host, a movie star, and has helped raise well over $300,000 for animals in need.’

 

You can donate to her ASPCA page here.

 

Via: Lil BUB

— Work Will Set You Free

Arbeit Macht Frei; the words above the entrance gate to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

 

…it wasn’t the truth of course.

 

Pictures I took a few years ago when I was in Poland and had cause to visit the camp, and as it’s the 70th Anniversary today of it’s liberation I thought I would post them on here.

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— Alladale Wilderness Reserve

The English Group: New Project.

 

Whilst Marc has visited Paul Lister’s Alladale Wilderness Reserve many times, I have only ever been able to listen with some degree of envy to his always effusive descriptions of the place and its projects.

 

Last week though I was finally able to visit Alladale myself and recce the estate for a proposed fine-art book documenting its uniquely dramatic landscapes, its conservation projects, and also the wildlife that both lives naturally on the reserve or is a part of Paul’s various rebreeding or reintroduction projects.

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— Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct. 1 starts Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Kate Moss launches a new campaign with Stella McCartney to support the cause.

 

The British designer’s bras and underwear are a special edition of her Gemma Relaxing line, and will hopefully encourage and remind women to give themselves self-exams when getting dressed.

 

Proceeds from the sales will support the Linda McCartney Centre in the U.K.

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— Cyril Caine’s Facial Reconstruction Portraits

Warning, this is not easy viewing:

 

As part of a powerful new series, French photographer Cyril Caine has captured the portraits of patients undergoing facial reconstructive surgery.

 

Working alongside their surgeon, Professor Bernard Devauchelle, the artist was allowed to setup an intimate portrait area within the hospital they were being treated. While the series can at times be hard to look at, Caine wanted to make sure he stayed well clear of voyeurism or sensationalism, preferring to convey a story through the patients expression and posture.

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— Free the Nipple

Scout Willis, the second-eldest daughter of Bruce and Demi, is on a crusade of a very intimate kind.

 

Feeling scorned by Instagram’s expulsion of Rihanna’s account for showing a French magazine cover on which she was topless, Scout took to the streets of the Lower East Side.

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— Jonathan Yeo

The British artist’s portrait of a young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education brought in more than $100,000 at auction Wednesday. Christie’s said the painting of Malala Yousafzai by sold for $102,500.

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