Ghagra – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani | Madhuri Dixit

 

 

Madhuri’s melodious moves. Bollywood sets the heart racing and the feet flourishing.

Credits: Stefan, Dola Re Dola and Tumblr via Fairy-tale Queen, Bollywood and Pinterest

Art City – Istanbul

 

 

An art installation by Erdal Inci in Istanbul, Turkey. Named ‘Light Dome’, it was a FHD video and light project commenced in 2014 by Inci. In the background is the Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque and the Tophane fountain, old Ottoman landmarks of the city.

Credits: Erdal Inci and Tumblr via Erdal Inci and GIPHY

The current political situation in Iraq and Syria

 

A French-language GIF based on an animation showing the various players in the political landscape of Iraq and Syria between 2014-15.

Credits: ISW and Thomas van Linge via GIFER

The Umbrella Revolution

 

 

In 2014, Hong Kong saw protests against the downgrading of democracy in the Chinese-ruled territory. Many protesters came with yellow umbrellas which soon became a symbol of their agitation.

Credits: Carl Burton, ////////// and Tumblr via Britt Bailey, Haven: Environment and Pinterest

The Internet’s veins

 

 

The Internet today is only made possible by tens of thousands of kilometres of cabling at the bottom of the sea and buried underground. The above GIF from Vice’s Motherboard site shows the development of the submarine backbone from 1989 to 2017.

Credits: Builtvisible and TeleGeography via Meghan Neal and Vice Motherboard