September 29, 2014
Kalinga script on copper-plate manuscript, 7th century, Ganjam, Odisha
ଗଞ୍ଜାମର ପାରଳାଖେମୁଣ୍ଡିରୁ ମିଳିଥିବା ୭ମ ଶତାବ୍ଦୀର ତମ୍ବାଫଳକରେ କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଲିପି ।
7th century copper-plate manuscript from Paralakhemundi, Ganjam district of Odisha. This is one of the earliest manuscripts that very much explains why the descendant scripts of Kalinga script (Odia and Telugu) are circular. (at State Museum ODISHA)

Kalinga script on copper-plate manuscript, 7th century, Ganjam, Odisha
ଗଞ୍ଜାମର ପାରଳାଖେମୁଣ୍ଡିରୁ ମିଳିଥିବା ୭ମ ଶତାବ୍ଦୀର ତମ୍ବାଫଳକରେ କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଲିପି ।
7th century copper-plate manuscript from Paralakhemundi, Ganjam district of Odisha. This is one of the earliest manuscripts that very much explains why the descendant scripts of Kalinga script (Odia and Telugu) are circular. (at State Museum ODISHA)

September 24, 2014
Ship in the bottle at Greenwich:
This is the place where childhood fantasies come to life. The place offers lonely escape from the turmoil of London and breathe some fresh oxygen. (at National Maritime Museum)

Ship in the bottle at Greenwich:
This is the place where childhood fantasies come to life. The place offers lonely escape from the turmoil of London and breathe some fresh oxygen. (at National Maritime Museum)

September 23, 2014
Muktesvara Deula (ମୁକ୍ତେଶ୍ବର ଦେଉଳ)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muktesvara_deula
One of the finest Kalinga architecture with a Torana (entrance) that is not rare in other temples in Odisha. For its marvel, this 970 AD temple is also known as the gem of Odisha. (at Mukteswar Temple)

Muktesvara Deula (ମୁକ୍ତେଶ୍ବର ଦେଉଳ)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muktesvara_deula
One of the finest Kalinga architecture with a Torana (entrance) that is not rare in other temples in Odisha. For its marvel, this 970 AD temple is also known as the gem of Odisha. (at Mukteswar Temple)

September 20, 2014
Old Odia type specimen from @efboy’s collection. I’m so envious of this treasure! (at Brixton)

Old Odia type specimen from @efboy’s collection. I’m so envious of this treasure! (at Brixton)

September 19, 2014
Ghantapatua (ଘଣ୍ଟପାଟୁଆ): We rock even at the airport!
Ghantapatua performers walk wearing long wooden legs during Pana Sankranti, the Odia new year celebration. It feels really great to see Bihu Patnaik International airport choosing to represent these true Odishan cultural identities. (at Biju Patnaik International Airport)

Ghantapatua (ଘଣ୍ଟପାଟୁଆ): We rock even at the airport!
Ghantapatua performers walk wearing long wooden legs during Pana Sankranti, the Odia new year celebration. It feels really great to see Bihu Patnaik International airport choosing to represent these true Odishan cultural identities. (at Biju Patnaik International Airport)

September 18, 2014
ସାନ୍ତାଳୀମାନଙ୍କ ବଂଶବିନ୍ୟାସ / Classification of the Santals #Santal #Santali

ସାନ୍ତାଳୀମାନଙ୍କ ବଂଶବିନ୍ୟାସ / Classification of the Santals #Santal #Santali

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September 15, 2014
There are still shops repairing and selling typewriters in the age of their extinction. #Cuttack (at Jobra Bridge, Cuttack, Odisha)

There are still shops repairing and selling typewriters in the age of their extinction. #Cuttack (at Jobra Bridge, Cuttack, Odisha)

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September 14, 2014
In 1919, A Hopkinson & Cope, London made printing machine that was brought by Gopabandhu Das to Samaja office in Cuttack. The machine still is lying outside the office to refresh the memory of early Odia letterpress printing in Odisha. (at Samaja)

In 1919, A Hopkinson & Cope, London made printing machine that was brought by Gopabandhu Das to Samaja office in Cuttack. The machine still is lying outside the office to refresh the memory of early Odia letterpress printing in Odisha. (at Samaja)

September 14, 2014
ପଣସ ପାଚିଲା ବନେ,
ବନ ପୋଡ଼ିଗଲେ ଦୁନିଆଁ ଜାଣେଲୋ
ମନ କଥା କିଏ ଜାଣେ

ପଣସ ପାଚିଲା ବନେ,
ବନ ପୋଡ଼ିଗଲେ ଦୁନିଆଁ ଜାଣେଲୋ
ମନ କଥା କିଏ ଜାଣେ

September 8, 2014
StickerTalks/KFC
Sheep: what’s up rooster?
Rooster: I know a secret recipe from Kentucky!
Sheep: FO! Don’t talk to me about about that proprietary $#!% and get lost!

StickerTalks/KFC
Sheep: what’s up rooster?
Rooster: I know a secret recipe from Kentucky!
Sheep: FO! Don’t talk to me about about that proprietary $#!% and get lost!

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