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An attorney for Edward Snowden says she was questioned by officials at London’s Heathrow Airport over her relationship to the whistleblower.
The Art of Bastien Grivet
Bastien Grivet is a freelance concept artist based in Montpellier, France and has done work for the likes of Activiosn and Ubisoft.
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Mankind is just 2 minutes away from being overtaken by cats.
At Bill’s private family funeral, our Uncle-an ordained minister-conducted the service at the request of our parents. Here is the text of what he said. Considering this was just after Bill passed away and long before the legacy as it has now become, what he said really resonated. I think he was…
Photos by Kilian Schönberger
Heat to the Rescue: Sturdy Oil Drum Survival Kit Also Converts Into Stove.
Like the Haitian earthquake of 2010, last year’s Japanese tsunami disaster spurred designers to re-think what an effective, life-saving response might look like.
Focusing on providing a source of heat, water and food housed in rollable oil drum that can be converted into a stove, Eindhoven-based Japanese designer Hikaru Imamura’s “Heat Rescue Disaster Recovery” kit reflects his belief that something as simple as heat and hot water may mean the difference between falling deathly ill or surviving.
this is fucking awesome.
American photographer John Stanmeyer won the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year for an image depicting African migrants standing on the beach in Djibouti, holding mobile phones aloft in an effort to get an inexpensive wireless signal from neighboring Somalia so they could reach family abroad. The World Press Organization announced the winners of the 57th annual contest at a press conference February 14 in Amsterdam. (via PDNPulse » John Stanmeyer Wins 2013 World Press Photo of the Year)
"Brown eyed people are responsible for the fact that you have electricity. Many of the components for generating and transmitting electricity were invented by brown eyed people.
Brown eyed people gave us our alphabet. Brown eyed people gave us our numeration system. Brown eyed people gave us the paper on which we write these anonymous letters to me that tell me that brown eyed people are inferior.
Brown eyed people are the originators, the ones who founded every major religion on Earth. No white people have ever founded a major religion.
Now you need to realize the contributions that have been made to society, to civilization by brown eyed people, by PEOPLE OF COLOR.
I’m talking about people of color here folks. And most of us are not aware of those things because we live in a racist society.
And because we are educated by a racist school system that only teaches us about white contributions.”