1954-07-13 Mexico City, Mexico / The weeping Woman / Die Weinende / Bela da Noite / La Llorona

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Kahlo's paintings are concerned with medical imagery, which is presented in terms of pain and hurt, featuring Kahlo bleeding and displaying her open wounds. Kahlo's medical paintings are especially dealing with childbirth and miscarriage and have a strong sense of guilt, of a sense of living one's life at the expense of another who has ...

2007-07-12 Bagdad, Iraq / Collateral Murder / Kollateral Mord / Assassinato Colateral / Asesinato Colateral

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'Well it’s their fault for bringing their kids into a battle,' one of the Apache soldiers is heard saying. 'That’s right,' another agrees. Kristinn Hrafnsson, an Icelandic investigative journalist who worked with WikiLeaks to investigate the ‘Collateral Murder’ video described what he saw as 'a testimony of evil.' Hrafnsson was sitting in a Reykjavik cafe with WikiLeaks Editor ...

2014-07-08 Belo Horizonte, Brazil / National Humiliation / Nationale Demütigung / Mineiraço / Mineirazo

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Regrets are about bad choices. Not bad things that happened to me, or the way that life has punched me in the face. Regret is my deep sorrow about something I did, and/or failed to do. It is the anger at myself for having had enough experience/infromation to have made the right decision, but I ...

2000-07-06 Warsaw, Poland / The Pianist / Der Pianist / O Pianista / El Pianista

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Władysław Szpilman and his family were forced to move into a 'Jewish quarter' – the Warsaw Ghetto – on 31 October 1940. Szpilman managed to find work as a musician to support his family, which included his mother, father, brother Henryk, and two sisters, Regina and Halina. He first worked at the Nowoczesna Cafe, where the patrons sometimes ignored his ...

1971-07-03 Paris, France / This is the End / Das ist das Ende / Este é o Fim / Esto es el Fin

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Due to his poetic lyrics, distinctive voice, wild personality, performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early death, Morrison is regarded by music critics and fans as one of the most iconic and influential frontmen in rock music history. To this day Morrison is widely regarded as the prototypical rock star: surly, sexy, scandalous, mysterious. ...

1961-07-02 Ketchum, USA / For whom the bell Tolls / Wem die Stunde Schlägt / Por quem os sinos Dobram / Por quién doblan las Campanas

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Hemingway arrived home in Ketchum on June 30, and he deliberately shot himself with his favorite shotgun in the early morning hours of July 2, 1961. He had unlocked the basement storeroom where his guns were kept, gone upstairs to the front entrance foyer, and shot himself with the double-barreled shotgun that he had used ...

2004-07-01 Los Angeles, USA / Bad Boy / Böser Junge / Menino Mau / Chico Malo

Brando earned a reputation as a 'Bad Boy' for his public outbursts and antics. Brando had no code, only his instincts. He was the gangster leader and the outlaw. He was antisocial because he knew Society was crap; he was a hero to youth because he was strong enough not to take the crap. At the 1973 Academy ...

2015-07-01 Slough, England / Children’s Transport / Kindertransport / Transporte de Crianças / Transporte de Niños

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On 15 November 1938, five days after the devastation of 'Kristallnacht' in Germany, a delegation of British, Jewish, and Quaker leaders appealed, in person, to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain. Among other measures, they requested that the British government permit the temporary admission of unaccompanied Jewish children, without their parents. The Cabinet debated the issue ...

2003-06-29 Fenwick, USA / My own single Self / Mein eigenes Ich / Meu próprio Eu / Mi propio Yo

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As a child, Hepburn joined her mother on several 'Votes For Women' demonstrations. The Hepburn children were raised to exercise freedom of speech and encouraged to think and debate on any topic. Hepburn said she realized from a young age that she was the product of two very remarkable parents, and credited her enormously lucky upbringing ...

2008-06-22 Santa Monica, USA / Shit is a powerful Word / Scheiße ist ein starkes Wort / Merda é uma palavra Poderosa / Mierda es una palabra Poderosa

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Shit is a powerful word. Just think of all theconcepts and ideas you can communicate with it. Shitmay just be the most powerful word in the English language.Consider: You can be shit faced, be shit out of luck,or have shit for brains. With a little effort youcan get your shit together, find a place for ...

2018-06-19 Woodside, USA / Last message to Humanity / Letzte Botschaft an die Menschheit / Ultima mensagem para a Humanidade / Ultimo mensaje a la Humanidad

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Climate change is going to end Human civilization for good, and so soon that you may as well not bother saving for retirement. You have put the World in this emergency and you must be the one to solve the problem. You are not preparing a future for your children and grandchildren. You must address ...

1982-06-10 Munich, Germany / Love is colder than Death / Liebe ist kälter als der Tod / O amor é mais frio que a Morte / El amor es más frío que la Muerte

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Love is challenging, draining, and destructive. Love is confusing. Love is addictive. Love is consuming. Love is disappointing. Love is arguing, fighting, disagreeing. Love is frustration. Love is rebuilding. Love is debilitating. Love is distracting. Love is looking at your defects. Love is denying feelings. Love is being left in the dark. Love is unmet ...

1997-06-09 Düsseldorf, Germany / Beachball / Strandball / Bola de Praia / Pelota de Playa

Andry Nalin was born May 14th of 1969 in the beginning of the seventies in Düsseldorf, Germany. After living in a smaller village he returned to the city in 1991. Still known for their leading electronic pioneers Kraftwerk the local scene discovered the early beginnings of Techno music. Andry Nalin started working in a ...

2004-06-05 Los Angeles, USA / Whatever they call You / Wie auch immer sie Dich Nennen / O que eles chamam de Você / Como sea que te Llamen

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Ronald Reagan was known to joke frequently during his lifetime, displayed humor throughout his presidency. His numerous jokes and one-liners have been labeled classic and legendary. Among the most notable of his jokes was one regarding the Cold War. As a microphone test in preparation for his weekly radio address in August 1984, he made the following joke: My fellow ...

1998-05-26 Sidney, Australia / Sorry Day / Tag der Entschuldigung / Dia de Desculpas / Día de Perdón

At least 100,000 children were separated, were removed from their families, from their parents in the period between approximately 1905 and 1967. Aboriginal children were removed over six decades. Removed children were, in most cases, placed into institutional facilities operated by religious or charitable organisations. Children were trained to be assimilated to Anglo-Australian culture. ...

1954-05-25 Thai Binh, Vietnam / The falling Soldier / Der fallende Soldat / O soldado Caindo / Muerte de un Miliciano

The photo appears to capture a Republican soldier at the very moment of death. The soldier is shown collapsing backward after being fatally shot in the head, with his rifle slipping out of his right hand. I was there in the trench with about twenty milicianos … I just kind of put my camera above my head and ...

1865-05-23 Washington D.C., USA / Grand Review / Grosse Revision / Grande Revisão / Gran Revisión

Space for mindful reflection and review becomes an increasingly scarce commodity. A cup of tea, ambient music, or a candle can help to generate a calm, contemplative atmosphere; use any external reinforcements you need to boost your internal focus. This is your chance to choose your reality and actively create your memories for yourself. This is ...

2013-05-20 Saint Paul, USA / My last Days / Meine letzten Tage / Meus últimos Dias / Mis ultimos Dias

You think about the future. You do it pretty freely - Where will you be in five years? What will your children look like? What stories will you tell your grandkids? You are confident that you will get to live all of those milestones moments in your life. Your days are limited. There are those in their 30s, 20s, ...

1935-05-19 Dorset, England / Nothing is Written / Nichts ist Bestimmt / Nada está Escrito / Nada esta Escrito

Do you have free will or is everything fate. There is no sense of a middle way, of some other possibility. What if life is lived in constant interaction with a complex of forces, energies, experiences and events that is so multi-dimensional and varied that it is impossible to reduce it to an either/or, a ...

1961-05-13 Los Angeles, USA / Do not forsake me oh my Darling / Lass mich nicht im Stich, mein Schatz / Não me abandone, oh meu Amor / No me abandones, oh mi Amor

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Our entertainment-saturated Society helps feed all sorts of illusions about reality. The fantasy of the perfect romantic and sexual relationship, the perfect lifestyle, and the perfect body all prove unattainable because the reality never lives up to the expectation. The worst fallout comes in the marriage relationship. When two people can not live up to each ...

2008-05-12 Warsaw, Poland / Whoever saves one life saves the World / Wer ein Leben rettet, rettet die Welt / Quem salva uma vida salva o Mundo / Quien salva una vida salva el Mundo

The Jewish ghetto was a functioning community and to many Jews seemed the safest available place for themselves and their children. In addition, survival on the outside was plausible only for people with access to financial resources. This calculation lost its validity in July 1942, when the Germans proceeded with the liquidation of the ghetto ...

2017-05-09 Ibiza, Spain / Children / Kinder / Crianças / Niños

'Children' cost £150 to record. The song was Robert Miles ' most successful single, being certified Gold and Platinum in several countries and reaching number one in more than 12 countries. Robert Miles gave two inspirations for the writing of 'Children'. One was as a response to photographs of child Yugoslav war victims that his father ...

He changed me and then he Left / Er hat mich verändert und ist dann Gegangen / Ele me mudou e então ele Saiu / Me cambió y luego se Fue

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I never have the best of luck with relationships so I just have given up on trying to find someone in my life to keep me happy, until one night when everything changed. That name that I will never forget and to this day brings me happiness and sadness all at once. We started that night ...