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tzeentchs-secretary: shitposting-hobbits-to-gallifrey: aberrantkenosis: archatlas: Really Big Coin Skrekk酶gle This is our Really Big Coin. It is big because it makes other things look small when photographed next to it. Actually, it is a 20:1 replica of the EUR 50-cent, you see it being milled out here. We needed to do quite a bit of sanding, lacquering and smudging to obtain the desired look and some climbing to get into required shooting position (you need to get up real high to take good pictures). The result is a short series of photographs, attempting to visually scale down real-sized objects. Images and text via what the fuck Me scrolling through the images: oooooh photos of miniature things with a coin for scale Me when I reached the text: waIT A MINUTE I have doubts about that telephone box. : tzeentchs-secretary: shitposting-hobbits-to-gallifrey: aberrantkenosis: archatlas: Really Big Coin Skrekk酶gle This is our Really Big Coin. It is big because it makes other things look small when photographed next to it. Actually, it is a 20:1 replica of the EUR 50-cent, you see it being milled out here. We needed to do quite a bit of sanding, lacquering and smudging to obtain the desired look and some climbing to get into required shooting position (you need to get up real high to take good pictures). The result is a short series of photographs, attempting to visually scale down real-sized objects. Images and text via what the fuck Me scrolling through the images: oooooh photos of miniature things with a coin for scale Me when I reached the text: waIT A MINUTE I have doubts about that telephone box.
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humansofnewyork: 鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living check to check. 聽At the time we were staying in the projects with my mother-in-law, but my kids were growing up, so we needed our own place. 聽But all the rental brokers wanted to see our bank statements. 聽And we had no savings. 聽We didn鈥檛 even have accounts. 聽Then one day I was walking down the avenue, and I saw a super fixing up an empty apartment. 聽I told him I needed to speak to the landlord directly. 聽No brokers. 聽And I guess he liked my vibe, because he gave me the name: Ronald Petrowski. 聽When I called Mr. Petrowski, I explained everything. 聽I told him we needed a chance. 聽He agreed to meet me and my husband at Lenny鈥檚 Pizzeria. 聽He bought us a plain pie and listened to our story. 聽He鈥檇 grown up poor himself, so he knew the struggle. 聽And he gave us a chance. 聽We鈥檝e been in that apartment for 35 years now, and I鈥檝e paid him every cent. 聽We鈥檝e fallen on hard times. 聽At one point I owed him an entire year of rent. 聽But he was so gracious. 聽He never sent us an eviction notice. 聽Every time he came to collect, he鈥檇 sit at our kitchen table, have a cup of coffee, and listen to our situation. 聽Mr. Petrowski is my hero. 聽He sold the building a couple years ago, but we still keep in touch. 聽That man gave me a home to raise my children.鈥: C humansofnewyork: 鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living check to check. 聽At the time we were staying in the projects with my mother-in-law, but my kids were growing up, so we needed our own place. 聽But all the rental brokers wanted to see our bank statements. 聽And we had no savings. 聽We didn鈥檛 even have accounts. 聽Then one day I was walking down the avenue, and I saw a super fixing up an empty apartment. 聽I told him I needed to speak to the landlord directly. 聽No brokers. 聽And I guess he liked my vibe, because he gave me the name: Ronald Petrowski. 聽When I called Mr. Petrowski, I explained everything. 聽I told him we needed a chance. 聽He agreed to meet me and my husband at Lenny鈥檚 Pizzeria. 聽He bought us a plain pie and listened to our story. 聽He鈥檇 grown up poor himself, so he knew the struggle. 聽And he gave us a chance. 聽We鈥檝e been in that apartment for 35 years now, and I鈥檝e paid him every cent. 聽We鈥檝e fallen on hard times. 聽At one point I owed him an entire year of rent. 聽But he was so gracious. 聽He never sent us an eviction notice. 聽Every time he came to collect, he鈥檇 sit at our kitchen table, have a cup of coffee, and listen to our situation. 聽Mr. Petrowski is my hero. 聽He sold the building a couple years ago, but we still keep in touch. 聽That man gave me a home to raise my children.鈥

humansofnewyork: 鈥淣obody would give us a chance. 聽We were in our early twenties. 聽We had two young kids. 聽We were working, but living ch...

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thebikingviking: useless-bulgariafacts: Dobri Dobrev passed away yesterday. He was 103 years of age. RIP Grandpa Dobri, you will be remembered. 1914-2018 : See this old man? Here's why he is one of the best people in the world... This is 99 year old Dobri Dobrev, a man who lost most of his hearing in the second World War, has spent decades traveling 25 kilometers by foot every day, decked in his homemade clothes and leather shoes, from his village to the city of Sofia, Bulgaria, where he spends the day begging for money. Strangely enough, Dobrev isn't begging for himself He manages to live with an 80 euros pension (rougly 100 usd) a month. All the money that he has collected over the years (an estimated 40.000 euros) have been donated by him to orphanages unable to pay their bills. He doesn't keep a cent of the money he receives. Everything is for the orphanages. Some call him "The saint of Baylovo", his place of birth. This year he will be 100 years old. ARS ParaHecilrioc A SP CAPHI CT IOCTHNCT YPABO BECENCT CCPMO HEHO 6:Ba IPENANST borA TEHN WiseCT As one might expect, he is cherished by everybody. They call him Dyado Dobri (Grandpa Dobri) and he represents the good that can be done in the most selfless way possible. So, if you're in need of a role model, here's one. Just by being a little bit like him, the world will be a much better place. thebikingviking: useless-bulgariafacts: Dobri Dobrev passed away yesterday. He was 103 years of age. RIP Grandpa Dobri, you will be remembered. 1914-2018

thebikingviking: useless-bulgariafacts: Dobri Dobrev passed away yesterday. He was 103 years of age. RIP Grandpa Dobri, you will be reme...

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