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Friday, 26 May 2017

Which saint is this? (American Gothic Surrealism does the world) / "Everything is set for Noah's Ark to be shipwrecked"

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President Donald Trump stands with British Prime Minister Theresa May during the NATO Summit in Brussels.: image via Evan Vucci @evanvucci, 25 May 2017

Surrealism Is Like Earth Girls: Which saint is this? (Questa stupida bambina ricca non avrà mai un indizio!)


MISUNDERSTANDING #chinaglia #IvankaTrump: image via Marta Lelli @MartaLelli, 24 May 2017


#IvankaTrump sees a picture of #Lazio's #Chinaglia and says: "Which saint is this..."
: image via Calciamercatocom(En) @MmdotCom_En, 24 May 2017



HILARIOUS Ivanka Trump at lunch in Rome restaurant. Sees this pic. Asks: "Who is that Saint?". It was Lazio/Cosmos legend Giorgio #Chinaglia: image via Tancredi Palmeri @tancredipalmeri. 24 May 2017

Ivanka's own goal: first daughter mistakes Lazio star Chinaglia for a saint: Trump was dining at Rome restaurant and asked ‘Which saint is that?’ when she spotted photo of Italian striker between crucifix and picture of Padre Pio: Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Rome, The Guardian, 25 May 2017
 
Ivanka Trump,  the former model and presidential adviser, mistook a picture of a revered Italian footballer for a saint during a recent night out in Rome.

The first daughter was dining with her husband, Jared Kushner, at Le Cave di Sant’Ignazio on Tuesday night when she spotted a picture of former Lazio star Giorgio Chinaglia – standing on a pitch, his arms stretched out to the heavens – and asked: “Which saint is that?”

The large photograph of Chinaglia was nestled between a crucifix and a picture of Padre Pio, a saint who is revered in Rome.

“We explained to her that it was not a saint but a great Lazio player,” Luigina Pantalone, one of the restaurant owners, told Ansa. The episode was confirmed by the Guardian.

“It was an honour to serve such a figure in our restaurant,” Pantalone added.

Any embarrassment did not last long. The couple’s party reportedly feasted on bruschette and cacio e pepe – a typical Roman pasta dish made with pecorino cheese – as well as ravioli, gnocchi and grilled shrimp.

Chinaglia died of a heart attack in 2012 at the age of 65. The Italian striker was loved not only in Italy but also in the US, where he played alongside Pelé and Franz Beckenbauer in the North American Soccer League.

Trump may have had God on her mind while in Rome. The next morning, she arrived at the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis. 

giorgio chinaglia

"Which saint is that?" To be fair, many Lazio fans probably feel the same way.: photo by Alamy via the Guardian, 25 May 2017 

Trump US Vatican

Ivanka Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump stand with Pope Francis during a meeting, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Vatican.: photo by Evan Vucci/AP, 24 May 2017


Alone with one of the most famous couples in the world on their first ever trip outside #America. #grantwood #americangothic #royalacademy: image via andrew crosthwaite @acrosthwaite, 24 May 2017


Loved by #Dali and #Cocteau and created in 1547 #BOMARZO is the oldest #surrealist park! #Lazio: image via DCQItalia @dcq_italia, 21 May 2017



Loved by #Dali and #Cocteau and created in 1547 #BOMARZO is the oldest #surrealist park! #Lazio: image via DCQItalia @dcq_italia, 21 May 2017



Loved by #Dali and #Cocteau and created in 1547 #BOMARZO is the oldest #surrealist park! #Lazio: image via DCQItalia @dcq_italia, 21 May 2017


Loved by #Dali and #Cocteau and created in 1547 #BOMARZO is the oldest #surrealist  park! #Lazio: image via DCQItalia @dcq_italia, 21 May 2017 


@realDonaldTrump and U.S. delegation meeting at European Union Headquarters w President Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker and EU leadership: image via Stephen Crowley @Stcrow, 25 May 2017


The Life Aeronautic with President Trump. (With apologies to Wes Anderson.) #brussels #donaldtrump #airforceone: image via Stephen Crowley @Stcrow, 25 May 2017


OMB Director Mick Mulvaney as he appears before the Senate Budget Committee on @realDonaldTrump Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal #Budget2016: image via Doug Mills @dougmillsnyt, 25 May 2017

Vatican Pope Trump

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania look at the frescoed ceilings during their visit to the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.: photo by L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP, 24 May 2017

"Everything is set for Noah's Arc to be shipwrecked"

In this May 12, 2017 photo, Pupy, an African elephant, stands in the doorway of his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A year ago the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park. The first director decided that the animals should be housed in buildings that reflected their countries of origin. A replica of a Hindu temple was built for the Asian elephants. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 12, 2017 photo, Pupy, an African elephant, stands in the doorway of his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A year ago the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park. The first director decided that the animals should be housed in buildings that reflected their countries of origin. A replica of a Hindu temple was built for the Asian elephants.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 12 May 2017

In this May 16, 2017 photo, Sandra, the orangutan, looks out from her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lions, giraffes and hundreds of other animals remain behind bars and in limbo a year after the former Buenos Aires zoo turned into an ecological park as part of a project to relocate most of its animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 16, 2017 photo, Sandra, the orangutan, looks out from her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lions, giraffes and hundreds of other animals remain behind bars and in limbo a year after the former Buenos Aires zoo turned into an ecological park as part of a project to relocate most of its animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 16 May 2017

In this May 12, 2017 photo, a lone mandril sits inside an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When Mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta announced its closure last year, he said the animals were a "treasure" that couldn't remain in captivity near the noise and pollution. But not a single animal owned by the city has been transferred. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 12, 2017 photo, a lone mandril sits inside an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When Mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta announced its closure last year, he said the animals were a "treasure" that couldn't remain in captivity near the noise and pollution. But not a single animal owned by the city has been transferred.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 12 May 2017

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a tapir rests its hooves on the edge of an opening of an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Conservationists complain that a year after the transformation from zoo to park, the remaining animals still live in antiquated enclosures widely considered inhumane by modern standards. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a tapir rests its hooves on the edge of an opening of an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Conservationists complain that a year after the transformation from zoo to park, the remaining animals still live in antiquated enclosures widely considered inhumane by modern standards.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 5 July 2016

In this July 8, 2016 photo, a spectacled bear lounges in a basket in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Experts have concluded that a year after the zoo transformation, the conditions for the animals practically remain the same and there is no concrete plan that maximizes the well-being of the animals. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 8, 2016 photo, a spectacled bear lounges in a basket in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Experts have concluded that a year after the zoo transformation, the conditions for the animals practically remain the same and there is no concrete plan that maximizes the well-being of the animals.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 8 July 2016
 
In this May 12, 2017 photo, African elephant Pupy lies on a patch of mud at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The three elephants residing at Eco Parque, Mara, Pupy and Cucy, have a lawyer representing them to demand better conditions. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 12, 2017 photo, African elephant Pupy lies on a patch of mud at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The three elephants residing at Eco Parque, Mara, Pupy and Cucy, have a lawyer representing them to demand better conditions.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 12 May 2017

In this July 7, 2016 photo, a vicuna stands in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. City officials found they had closed the zoo, located in the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital, before enacting legislation needed to authorize transfers of the animals. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 7, 2016 photo, a vicuna stands in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. City officials found they had closed the zoo, located in the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital, before enacting legislation needed to authorize transfers of the animals.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 7 July 2016
 
In this May 12, 2017 photo, peafowls feed on ground grains at the former city zoo, now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A year after the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park, hundreds of animals remain behind bars and in limbo. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 12, 2017 photo, peafowls feed on ground grains at the former city zoo, now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A year after the 140-year old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park, hundreds of animals remain behind bars and in limbo.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 12 May 2017
 
In this July 15, 2016 photo, Sandra, the orangutan, walks in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sandra became known worldwide when an Argentine court issued a landmark ruling in 2014 that she was entitled to some of the legal rights enjoyed by humans. She's no longer on display for curious visitors. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 15, 2016 photo, Sandra, the orangutan, walks in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sandra became known worldwide when an Argentine court issued a landmark ruling in 2014 that she was entitled to some of the legal rights enjoyed by humans. She's no longer on display for curious visitors.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 15 July 2016

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a chimpanzee holds a leaf while sitting on ropes in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lions, giraffes and hundreds of other animals remain behind bars and in limbo a year after the former Buenos Aires zoo turned into an ecological park as part of a project to relocate most of its animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a chimpanzee holds a leaf while sitting on ropes in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lions, giraffes and hundreds of other animals remain behind bars and in limbo a year after the former Buenos Aires zoo turned into an ecological park as part of a project to relocate most of its animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 5 July 2016

In this July 2, 2016 photo, a sea lion catches a fish tossed by a feeder at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Some of the stress for animals has been reduced by a cutback in allowed visitors, who in the past could number 10,000 a day. The sea lion shows have been canceled, no longer expected to entertain the public. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 2, 2016 photo, a sea lion catches a fish tossed by a feeder at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Some of the stress for animals has been reduced by a cutback in allowed visitors, who in the past could number 10,000 a day. The sea lion shows have been canceled, no longer expected to entertain the public.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 2 July 2016

In this July 2, 2016 photo, an ostrich looks out through the open weave of a chain-link fence at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Conservationists complain that the animals still live in antiquated enclosures widely considered inhumane by modern standards, and say the city government's new plan gives few specifics of how improvements will be made. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 2, 2016 photo, an ostrich looks out through the open weave of a chain-link fence at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Conservationists complain that the animals still live in antiquated enclosures widely considered inhumane by modern standards, and say the city government's new plan gives few specifics of how improvements will be made.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 2 July 2016
 
In this July 15, 2016 photo, Cleo, a female white tiger, jumps on the safety glass of her enclosure reacting to painters working on an improvement project, at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In its beginnings, the zoo was inspired on Victorian zoos that exhibited exotic animals. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 15, 2016 photo, Cleo, a female white tiger, jumps on the safety glass of her enclosure reacting to painters working on an improvement project, at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In its beginnings, the zoo was inspired on Victorian zoos that exhibited exotic animals.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 15 July 2016

This May 16, 2017 photo shows Sandra, the orangutan, inside her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sandra became known worldwide when an Argentine court issued a landmark ruling in 2014 that she was entitled to some of the legal rights enjoyed by humans. She's no longer on display for curious visitors. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

This May 16, 2017 photo shows Sandra, the orangutan, inside her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sandra became known worldwide when an Argentine court issued a landmark ruling in 2014 that she was entitled to some of the legal rights enjoyed by humans. She's no longer on display for curious visitors.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 16 May 2017
 
In this May 12, 2017 photo, Guille, the hippopotamus, wades in a pool of water in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Developers last July promised to relocate most of the zoo's animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad, but they had made no firm arrangements to do so. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 12, 2017 photo, Guille, the hippopotamus, wades in a pool of water in her enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Developers last July promised to relocate most of the zoo's animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad, but they had made no firm arrangements to do so.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 12 May 2017
 
In this May 16, 2017 photo, a chimpanzee watches as a worker tosses handfuls of grain into his enclosure, at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When Mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta announced its closure last year, he said the animals were a "treasure" that couldn't remain in captivity near the noise and pollution. But not a single animal owned by the city has been transferred. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 16, 2017 photo, a chimpanzee watches as a worker tosses handfuls of grain into his enclosure, at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When Mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta announced its closure last year, he said the animals were a "treasure" that couldn't remain in captivity near the noise and pollution. But not a single animal owned by the city has been transferred.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 16 May 2017
 
In this May 16, 2017 photo, baboons huddle inside their enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Developers last July promised to relocate most of the zoo's animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad, but they had made no firm arrangements to do so. And a new master plan announced Tuesday, May 23, 2017, still doesn't specify how they will accomplish it. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 16, 2017 photo, baboons huddle inside their enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Developers last July promised to relocate most of the zoo's animals to sanctuaries in Argentina and abroad, but they had made no firm arrangements to do so. And a new master plan announced Tuesday, May 23, 2017, still doesn't specify how they will accomplish it.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 16 May 2017
 
In this May 16, 2017 photo, a chimpanzee shades his eyes with his hand while sitting in his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "It's gone from bad to worse," said Claudio Bertonatti, a former Buenos Aires zoo director. "Everything is set for Noah's Arc to be shipwrecked." (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this May 16, 2017 photo, a chimpanzee shades his eyes with his hand while sitting in his enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "It's gone from bad to worse," said Claudio Bertonatti, a former Buenos Aires zoo director. "Everything is set for Noah's Arc to be shipwrecked.": photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 16 May 2017

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a chimpanzee uses ropes to navigate in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Many of the animals at Eco Parque are so zoo-trained that experts fear they would die if moved, even to wild animal preserves. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In this July 5, 2016 photo, a chimpanzee uses ropes to navigate in an enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Many of the animals at Eco Parque are so zoo-trained that experts fear they would die if moved, even to wild animal preserves.: photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 5 July 2016

This July 15, 2016 photo shows two vicunas in their enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "It's gone from bad to worse," said Claudio Bertonatti, a former Buenos Aires zoo director. "Everything is set for Noah's Arc to be shipwrecked." (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

This July 15, 2016 photo shows two vicunas in their enclosure at the former city zoo now known as Eco Parque, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "It's gone from bad to worse," said Claudio Bertonatti, a former Buenos Aires zoo director. "Everything is set for Noah's Arc to be shipwrecked.": photo by Natacha Pisarenko/AP, 15 July 2016

terrorism (night flight)

Readers of Cheese Weekly | by samrodgers2

Readers of Cheese Weekly [London]: photo by Sam Rodgers, 23 April 2017

Readers of Cheese Weekly | by samrodgers2

Readers of Cheese Weekly [London]: photo by Sam Rodgers, 23 April 2017

Readers of Cheese Weekly | by samrodgers2

Readers of Cheese Weekly [London]: photo by Sam Rodgers, 23 April 2017

October 7th. Oscar from Denmark 58 years old | by Oscar_from_Denmark

October 7th. Oscar from Denmark 58 years old.: photo by Oscar_from_Denmark, 24 September 2015

Trinidad, Cuba 2016 | by Spiros Soueref
  
Trinidad, Cuba 2016: photo by Spiros Soueref, 12 December 2016

Dead | by dtanist

Dead 05/23/15. A dead fish at the shore promenade in Bath Beach. [Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NYC]: photo by David Tan, 14 June 2015

Dead | by dtanist

Dead 05/23/15. A dead fish at the shore promenade in Bath Beach. [Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NYC]: photo by David Tan, 14 June 2015

Dead | by dtanist

Dead 05/23/15. A dead fish at the shore promenade in Bath Beach. [Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NYC]: photo by David Tan, 14 June 2015

Untitled | by ania.onopiuk

[Untitled]: photo by ania onoiuk, 10 October 2003

Untitled | by ania.onopiuk

[Untitled]: photo by ania onoiuk, 7 October 2003

Untitled | by ania.onopiuk

[Untitled]: photo by ania onoiuk, 7 September 2011

HK | by Eric99v

HK: photo by EricFoo, 8 November 2016

HK | by Eric99v

HK: photo by EricFoo, 8 November 2016

HK | by Eric99v

HK: photo by EricFoo, 8 November 2016

. | by Fabian Schreyer // shootingcandid

Essaouira, Morocco: photo by Fabian Schreyer // shooting candid, 10 March 2017

Untitled | by Md Enamul Kabir

Untitled. Dhaka, Bangladesh.: photo by Md Enamul Kabir, 22 April 2017

Untitled | by Md Enamul Kabir

Untitled. Dhaka, Bangladesh.: photo by Md Enamul Kabir, 22 April 2017

Untitled | by Md Enamul Kabir

Untitled. Dhaka, Bangladesh.
: photo by Md Enamul Kabir, 22 April 2017


#OTD 40 years ago, George Willig scaled the outside of the South Tower of New York's World Trade Center
.: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017




#OTD 40 years ago, George Willig scaled the outside of the South Tower of New York's World Trade Center
.: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017


#OTD 40 years ago, George Willig scaled the outside of the South Tower of New York's World Trade Center
.: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017



#OTD 40 years ago, George Willig scaled the outside of the South Tower of New York's World Trade Center
.: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017


A woman comforts the mother of an Indian man killed by a gang on early Thursday night, near Jewar, south Delhi. @AltafQadriAP: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017
 

President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting in Brussels. @evanvucci #APTOPIX: image via AP Images @AP_Images, 25 May 2017 
 

#Iraq Displaced residents leave their homes in west #Mosul while Iraqi forces retake the area from Isis fighters. By Fadel Senna @AFPphoto: image via Photojournalism @photojournalink, 24 May 2017


not a scene from a horror movie...Real life tragedy unfolding on Europe's doorstep today!: image via Chris Catrambone @cpcatrambone, 24 May 2017


No words...: image via Chris Catrambone @cpcatrambone, 24 May 2017