By way of allsome:
Perhaps, perhaps, quizas…
For over a decade, Lila Downs has traversed the planet, bringing her dramatic and highly unique reinvention of traditional Mexican music and original compositions fused with blues, jazz, soul, African root, and even klezmer music, all supporting her soaring voice.
Some would classify Lila as a Mexican artist, but there is no real way to categorize her music except to say that it is a unique and exciting fusion of international sounds.
A musical journey with Lila Downs is always a fascinating one, simultaneously edgy and powerful, yet sumptuous and graceful.
Yègellé Tezeta by Mulatu Astatke [via]
"My saddest photo yet …"
Alexander Gerst, an astronaut currently based at the International Space Station, takes a photograph over Gaza at night:
My saddest photo yet. From we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over &
If this is real, it’s the best Twitter exchange ever.
-Jody, BL Show-
The Internet is beautiful, we are truly blessed to live in a time where we can exchange information and ideas with such ease and joy.
“There’s a new development in the story about 12-year-old Lauren Arrington’s remarkable science fair project about the invasive potential of lionfish. A marine biologist is now claiming that the project was based on published work he did back in 2011 — and that the girl is the daughter of his former supervisor’s best friend.”
Read more from io9.
This is an example of why I never share this type of story. Now I feel bad for the girl, she’ll probably never want anything to do with science ever again.