Pro-gun Native American billboard draws criticism
Two billboards in which images of Native Americans are used to make a gun rights argument are causing a stir with some residents who say the image is offensive and insensitive.
The billboards in this northern Colorado city show three men dressed in traditional Native American attire and the words “Turn in your arms. The government will take care of you.”
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No matter what side you are on, this will have the affect of generating more dialogue. Shocking and offensive and thought provoking. Truly American.
Christopher Knight, who disappeared aged 19, lived by stealing food and supplies from woodland camps in Maine, say police - The Guardian(via brooklynmutt)
People that want to be so completely alone fascinate me as much as the extrovert that has to be the center of attention.
Poster: ‘Red 2’
Loved the first; can’t wait for this one.
by The White House on Flickr.
President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The “Stanford Marshmallow Experiment” will probably go down as the cutest psychological test ever devised. Sit a child in a room with one marshmallow, telling them that they can have two when you come back if they don’t eat the first. It’s a test of “delayed gratification”. Here is a video of the original test in its adorable glory.
An updated version of the test added a test for how kids viewed the reliability of adults. When they were given reason not to trust the adults running the test, it seriously affected whether they ate the marshmallow. They may not be able to resist a delicious sugary treat, but kids are a pretty good judge of character.
(via Science, Space & Robots)
So a friend of mine pitched down the sound of a baby crying and