Iggy Pop is full of pure win

Фотосъемка Игги Попа для дома Dior.

Игги Поп снялся в рекламе дома Dior, спародировав самые распространенные штампы рекламной съемки фэшн-вещей.

Например, Игги Поп и сумка Lady Dior:

Ivory Coast: Fears of a civil war intensify

Protesters set up a fiery roadblock in the Abobo area of Abidjan March 3. Ivorian security forces and tanks, backing incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo, opened fire on a rally of hundreds of unarmed women in Abobo. Seven protesters were killed. The massacre was the latest of clashes that have erupted in the west African country since a disputed election on Nov. 28 that Alassane Ouattara won, according to international election groups, regional African organizations, and most nations. About 300 people had been killed in the violence, and there are fears of a return to civil war.

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Titan, Rings, and Saturn from Cassini

 

Explanation: How thin are the rings of Saturn? Brightness measurements from different angles have shown Saturn’s rings to be about one kilometer thick, making them many times thinner, in relative proportion, than a razor blade. This thinness sometimes appears in dramatic fashion during an image taken nearly along the ring plane. The robot Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn has now captured another shot that dramatically highlights the ring’s thinness. The above image was taken in mid January in infrared and polarized light. Titan looms just over the thin rings, while dark ring shadows on Saturn show the Sun to be above the ring plane. Close inspection of the image will show the smaller moon Enceladus on the far right. Cassini, humanity’s first mission to orbit Saturn, currently has operations planned until 2017.

Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA