The Dailies

Word of the Day

Canon (n., KAN-on)

*deep breath*

A list or set of laws, often but not always religious. Also, a full set of a literary work or the agreed-upon set of authentic, proper things. Also (!), part of a Catholic mass. Also (!!), the calendar of saints in the Catholic church. Also (!!!), a musical piece where the melody is imitated throughout the instruments/voices. Also (!!!!), a basis for judging something.

Gif of the Day

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Link of the Day

Dancers of Mexico City

New York Photographer Omar Robles recently went to Mexico City and photographed ballet dancers in the streets. The photos are absolutely stunning:


Also interesting: Robles has done this in other cities and noticed a difference in how cultures reacted to the project. The main reactions from Mexicans: gratitude and applause. More of that, please.

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