ok apparently if a duckling imprints on a human and doesn’t meet other ducklings he ends up believing he’s a human too. that’s unbelievable. what if im just a duckling with an overactive imagination. what if im just a sleeping duckling and this is all a dream
I blinked one day and when I opened my eyes, it was normal to have an American army battling Americans on American streets. No one even calls it a war. But it is.
Don’t forget this crazy shit actually happened.
Don’t forget this shit is STILL happening
The actions of 19 Islamic extremists on 9/11 left an indelible mark on America. Today, millions pause to commemorate the attacks’ 13th anniversary, to honor the victims and to remember that all life is special and sacred. But there’s an untold story amid the many speeches and moments of silence — one filled with a different kind of pain, grief and strong sense of loss.
If you ever work with me you’ll know how much I hate lollipop-shaped-for-shorthand-trees.
Something that never ceases to give me a sense of awe is this fact: In the right conditions, we are able to see with our own unaided eyes something that is 15 quintillion miles away—but not as it is now, as it was 2.5 million years ago.
2.5 million years ago, hominids were just starting to make stone tools, and that was when the light left this collection of stars and planets and dust. We see not only into the far distance, but into the distant past, when we look at the Andromeda Galaxy.
- Mike Brown’s mom laid flowers where he was shot and police let a dog pee on the memorial site
- “Stand Up Against Racism" demonstration outside US Embassy in London
- Police claim to have no records of arrests of journalists
- Illinois school bans discussions of Mike Brown’s death
- Gov. Nixon introduces new Public Safety Director
- Push for police to wear body cameras continues
- Jon Stewart on Ferguson
More this-is-getting-out-of-hand Captioned Adventures of George Washington
I must admit, the “British are red, continentals are blue,” one made me laugh