theatlantic:

In Focus: Squatters in Venezuela’s 45-Story ‘Tower of David’

In 1990, construction began on the Centro Financiero Confinanzas, a huge high-rise office complex in Caracas, Venezuela. Construction halted in 1994, after a banking crisis and the death of the building’s main investor, David Brillembourg. The 45-story tower stood vacant until 2007, when squatters began moving in, displaced by a massive housing shortage in Caracas. Authorities turned a blind eye, and the skyscraper, nicknamed the “Tower of David” (after David Brillembourg), is now home to more than 3,000 residents. The third-highest skyscraper in the country has been jury-rigged with electricity and water up to the 22nd floor. Reuters photographer Jorge Silva spent some time with tower residents earlier this year, returning with these photographs of the world’s tallest slum.

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audreyii-fic:

flameysaur:

I had such hope they could be real. I believed they would be canon. I honestly believed.

I was so much younger then.

*kicks dirt*

bumblebae:

Katherine Wolkoff- Deer Beds

I love deer beds. we always go out spotting during the summer evenings and most of the time all we get is trampled grass. this makes me think of home

airudite:

duomo by trim_trab_b on Flickr.

placebonacebo:

I have tons of homework but funimation said I should be watching

winterfellis:

hot syrup after mood swings and rain by the girl who made it on her own on Flickr.

fuckyeahfashioncouture:

Zuhair Murad Fall-Winter 2014

theprettygoodgatsby:

my favorite part of hamlet is at the beginning when they see the ghost of hamlet sr for the first time

and the guards are like “Horatio, you go talk to it! You went to college!”

and Horatio is like “Yeah! I did go to college! I will go talk to the ghost!”

like. where did horatio go to college. did he go to ghost college

ask-the-multishipper:

YEAH READING THIS RIGHT NOW

SUDDEN INTEREST IN ASTROLOGY