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Meaning Of Abandoned

Funny Pictures Of The Day – 35 Pics

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The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

Gunkanjima is a deserted island of concrete that is slowly crumbling away on Japan's west coast.

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These photos give new meaning to the phrase "hauntingly beautiful." It's amazing how each location holds its own breathtaking charm.

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since 1997, sitting at the corner of 6th st. and howard st. in san francisco, CA has been a sculptural mural. known as ‘defenestration’ (a word meaning to throw out of a window) the sculpture’s various pieces are all fastened to the abandoned building to create the illusion of falling. The pieces was conceived of by local artist brian noggin http://www.metaphorm.org

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An entry from Emilialua

desuetude PRONUNCIATION: (DES-wi-tood, -tyood) MEANING: noun: A state of disuse. ETYMOLOGY: From Latin de- (away from) + suescere (to become accustomed). Earliest documented use: 1623.

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Quotes Of The Day – 11 Pics

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Anton Chekhov, a playwright, was also a trained physician who began writing in medical school. What would have happened if he had listened to the doubts of others, believing that his writing was a waste of time. We would be at a loss. The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard would have never breathed within the theatre. In his artistry, he moved culture in a particular direction, and opened a particular vein. What, then, does it mean when something tugs at our hearts, towards the direction of a…

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