in case of fire
song: fundamentally loathsome
album: mechanical animals
band: marilyn manson
usa - 1998
i want to wake up in your white, white sun
i want to wake up in your world with no pain
but i’ll just suffer in a hope to die someday
while you are numb all of the way
shoot myself to love you
if i loved myself i’d be shooting you
“shhh… portrait in 12 volumes of gray”
3960 books with 12 different shades of gray make a giant sculpture.
by christian moeller
walnut creek library
northern california, usa
designed by austrian architects delugan meissl
photographies by michael schnell
d-day: june 6th, the 66th anniversary of the successful 1944 allied invasion of france.
the largest amphibious invasion in history - over 160.000 troops landed, assisted by over 5.000 ships, aerial bombardment, gliders and paratroopers.
left: 13 liberty ships, deliberately scuttled to form a breakwater for invasion vessels landing on the normandy beachhead lie in line off the beach, shielding the ships in shore. the artificial harbor engineering installation which was prefabricated and towed across the channel. 1944 photo.
right: u.s. soldiers approach omaha beach, their weapons wrapped in plastic to keep them dry, june 1944.
left: allied soldiers, vehicles and equipment swarm onto the french shore during the normandy landings, june 1944.
right: the sight of a low-flying allied plane sends nazi soldiers rushing for cover on a beach in france, before d-day june 1944. the aircraft was taking reconnaissance photos of german coastal barriers in preparation for the june 6th invasion.
+: the big picture