Huastec statue of life and death, front and back. Like the Aztecs, their better-known neighbors, the Huastecs used life-and-death statues as a memento mori: a reminder that death is present throughout all our lives. [798×450]

Huastec statue of life and death, front and back. Like the Aztecs, their better-known neighbors, the Huastecs used life-and-death statues as a memento mori: a reminder that death is present throughout all our lives. [798×450]

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by snakes and insects. [6710×8935]

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by… Continue Reading

‘To the Rest of the World, It’s History Now’ – New York City’s MetroCards will soon feature a vivid reminder of the 9/11 attacks: photos from ground zero of firefighters, police officers and aid workers.

‘To the Rest of the World, It’s History Now’ – New York City’s MetroCards will soon feature a vivid reminder of the 9/11 attacks: photos from ground zero of firefighters, police officers and aid workers.

B&W I took a few years back in Colonial Cemetery, Savannah, GA (USA). This wall is used to place monuments knocked down during the Civil War. When I think of this, it stands as a reminder that order can come of tragedy. (With truly no political thought behind that statement.)

B&W I took a few years back in Colonial Cemetery, Savannah, GA (USA). This wall is used to place monuments knocked down during the Civil War. When I think of this, it stands as a reminder that order can come… Continue Reading

Every day was a fight against the instinct to stay in bed and sleep every day away. I wanted nothing more than to close my eyes and rest until I’d be resting for good. I took the left photo October 2018 and the right yesterday. It’s a reminder that you should never deny yourself your own life.

Every day was a fight against the instinct to stay in bed and sleep every day away. I wanted nothing more than to close my eyes and rest until I’d be resting for good. I took the left photo October… Continue Reading

A reminder that China has placed nearly 1.8 million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps. Inside these camps, it force feeds the Muslim prisoners pork and alcohol, and subjects them to torture and religious brainwashing tactics.

A reminder that China has placed nearly 1.8 million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps. Inside these camps, it force feeds the Muslim prisoners pork and alcohol, and subjects them to torture and religious brainwashing tactics.

A lot of people are defending the MAGA teenagers by saying “They were just standing there! How is standing harassment?!” Here’s a very important reminder of back when America was supposedly great.

A lot of people are defending the MAGA teenagers by saying “They were just standing there! How is standing harassment?!” Here’s a very important reminder of back when America was supposedly great.

The ruin of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church was badly damaged in a bomb attack in 1943. It was not rebuilt as a reminder of the World War II [2447×3489] OC

The ruin of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church was badly damaged in a bomb attack in 1943. It was not rebuilt as a reminder of the World War II [2447×3489] OC