What We Love This Week, Volume LXXVIII

Published August 15, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
Robin Williams

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Remembering Robin Williams

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Millions around the world–yes, even jihadists–mourned the loss of Robin Williams this week when he made the decision to end his life. While Williams is no longer with us in the physical form, he leaves behind a comedic legacy that can be enjoyed through video for the ages. The guys at Mashable have compiled a list of Williams’ most memorable moments, from his electrifying first appearance on the Tonight Show to his touching monologues as English teacher John Keating in “Dead Poets Society”.

When Statues Take Selfies

Statue Selfies Pain

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With all the tragic fatalities swirling around selfies lately, it’s beginning to seem that social narcissism is best practiced by those who aren’t alive in the first place. Which brings us, of course, to these statues caught taking selfies. Convening the classic form of narcissism–copies of Vatican statues–with its present-day counterpart, the selfie, Greco-Roman statues have sadly never been more relatable. Check out the entire spread at Bored Panda.

Statue Selfies Far

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Statue Selfies Gaze

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Nicholas Buer’s Awe-Inspiring Photography

Evening news got you feeling apocalyptic about the world? Us too. Which is why we wanted to introduce you to the photography of Nicholas Buer. Capturing the heavenly aspects of the world in its most exotic locale, Buer sheds the ugliness from our planet and instead chooses to highlight it at its most perfect–at its core, this is what we’re all fighting for, anyway.

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