Kokopelli, authentic handmade Navajo art work.. Dreamcatchers and Kachina Dolls at the shop by native brothers in the Southwest! #native#art#ventura#southwest#pacificviewmall#cool#dreamcatcher#kokopelli#handmade#socal#805#americanvision#desert#southwest

Kokopelli, authentic handmade Navajo art work.. Dreamcatchers and Kachina Dolls at the shop by native brothers in the Southwest! #native#art#ventura#southwest#pacificviewmall#cool#dreamcatcher#kokopelli#handmade#socal#805#americanvision#desert#southwest

cornelluniversity:

Secret to health at 70: Play varsity sports in high school.
bloombergphotos:

High-Fliers in Luanda
When the civil war ended in 2002, Luanda, a city of almost 6 million, sported buildings pockmarked by shell fire and had only two or three serviceable hotels, on a sewage-filled bay.
Today it boasts a skyline rivaling that of Africa’s biggest business centers and a string of expensive restaurants and hotels along a palm-fringed spit extending into the Atlantic.The country’s economy is sub-Saharan Africa’s third-largest, expanded by 6.8 percent in 2012 to $114 billion, according to the World Bank.

Read about Angola’s new breed of entrepreneurs and the obstacles they face at Bloomberg.com

Bloomberg photographer Simon Dawson spent a week shadowing young entrepreneur Alex Thomson-Payan, 29, who runs Thomson Group International. The company now earns monthly revenue of more than $2 million from selling mobile phones and supplying oil explorers with services.
Entrepreneurs likeThomson-Payan are becoming more common in Angola, which is attracting investment from Diageo Plc, General Electric Co., Spar Group Ltd. and China’s TBEA Co. Ltd.
Thomson-Payan said in an interview at his office in Luanda, the capital:

“The perception of risk is a result of Angola’s headline news reputation, as opposed to the actuality one finds on the ground.”

This rollerblader on the Luanda waterfront clearly relishes risk of a different kind. He insisted on making his highest jump for the perfect photo. Twice he crashed and burned before nailing it on his third attempt. Smiles all round.
Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
© 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP

bloombergphotos:

High-Fliers in Luanda

When the civil war ended in 2002, Luanda, a city of almost 6 million, sported buildings pockmarked by shell fire and had only two or three serviceable hotels, on a sewage-filled bay.

Today it boasts a skyline rivaling that of Africa’s biggest business centers and a string of expensive restaurants and hotels along a palm-fringed spit extending into the Atlantic.

The country’s economy is sub-Saharan Africa’s third-largest, expanded by 6.8 percent in 2012 to $114 billion, according to the World Bank.

Read about Angola’s new breed of entrepreneurs and the obstacles they face at Bloomberg.com

Bloomberg photographer Simon Dawson spent a week shadowing young entrepreneur Alex Thomson-Payan, 29, who runs Thomson Group International. The company now earns monthly revenue of more than $2 million from selling mobile phones and supplying oil explorers with services.

Entrepreneurs likeThomson-Payan are becoming more common in Angola, which is attracting investment from Diageo Plc, General Electric Co., Spar Group Ltd. and China’s TBEA Co. Ltd.

Thomson-Payan said in an interview at his office in Luanda, the capital:

“The perception of risk is a result of Angola’s headline news reputation, as opposed to the actuality one finds on the ground.”

This rollerblader on the Luanda waterfront clearly relishes risk of a different kind. He insisted on making his highest jump for the perfect photo. Twice he crashed and burned before nailing it on his third attempt. Smiles all round.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

© 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP

Crystals, turquoise, and other stones… #ventura#805#pacificviewmall#goodluck#charms#stones#quartz#crystals#socal#cali#oxnard#americanvision#staytrippy

Crystals, turquoise, and other stones… #ventura#805#pacificviewmall#goodluck#charms#stones#quartz#crystals#socal#cali#oxnard#americanvision#staytrippy

Small Sword, possible Rapier model lookalike in Center, surrounded by Samurai Swords, and a Broad Sword #Venturamall#PacificView#americanvision#Socal#oxnard#Ventura#swords#knives#epic#tgif#americanvision

Small Sword, possible Rapier model lookalike in Center, surrounded by Samurai Swords, and a Broad Sword #Venturamall#PacificView#americanvision#Socal#oxnard#Ventura#swords#knives#epic#tgif#americanvision

Yep..! #formless#shapeless#water

Yep..! #formless#shapeless#water