Stephen Hawking Celebrated With New ‘Black Hole’ 50 Pence Coin

The British Royal Mint has commemorated professor Stephen Hawking in a new 50p coin, which references the late physicist’s pioneering work on black holes. More: Edwina Ellis, The Royal Mint h/t: dezeen The honorary coin, which is available in three metal finishes, aims to celebrate the life and “ground-breaking” achievements of Hawking, who passed away in 2018.

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“Hail The Dark Lioness”: An Important Series Addressing Identity Politics And Racial Injustice

South African visual artist, activist, and photographer Zanele Muholi took 365 self-portraits for her series titled ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness’, to bring to attention the injustices faced by South African people of color. The book features over ninety of Muholi’s evocative self-portraits, each image drafted from material props in Muholi’s immediate environment.

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A Black Cat Interrupted A Football Match And Unsurprisingly Refused To Leave

Over the weekend, the Premier League match between Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers had a short delay as a black cat had wandered onto the pitch – and refused to leave. The game, which took place at Goodison Park in Liverpool, saw the four-legged spectator wandering around the goal and sidelines. The crowd looked on in delight as none of the players or officials even tried to chase away the...

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The Extremely Rare Black Leopard Confirmed In Africa For First Time In 100 Years

The creature – which almost has a mythical status – was captured by British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, 35, while it was prowling around the plains of Kenya in the dead of night with a full moon looming above. This is the first time that one has been caught on camera ‘properly’ in Africa for 100 years. Its wide eyes can be seen looking eagerly for prey...

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5 Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Women Every Day Of Black History Month

In honor of black history month, a mother and a daughter teamed up to recreate photos of iconic black women. Back in February 2017, Cristi Jones decided to commemorate the month by dressing her 5-year-old daughter and shared the results on Twitter. While there were so many women worth to mention, Cristi decided to take one photo per day and narrowed down the list to 29 memorable figures.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/5-year-old-recreates-photos-of-iconic-women-every-day-of-black-history-month/

Lilac Breasted Roller and Zebra. Photo source.



Lilac Breasted Roller and Zebra. Photo source.

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Black Tip Reef Sharks. Photo by Thomas Peschak.



Black Tip Reef Sharks. Photo by Thomas Peschak.

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