A resident paints a ‘Rangoli’ design in front of her house on the eve of the Hindu festival Makar Sankaranti, in Lankamura village on the outskirts of Agartala, India on January 13, 2014.
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Illsutration by Seymour Chwast.
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July 18, 2013. The breakfast provided by the hospital is kept beside Saurav Kumar, a sick boy who consumed contaminated meals given to children at a school in the eastern Indian city of Patna.
From the Trayvon Martin verdict and a deadly school meal poisoning in India to Mariano Rivera’s final All Star game and Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.
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The Facebook data team maps support for marriage equality based on the geography of those who changed their profile pictures to the Human Rights Campaign’s pink-on-red equal sign.
Juxtaposed here, for some striking correlations on the geography of open-mindedness, with a map of passport ownership.
the ancient city of bagan