mallo...: The War on Women →
malloo: While I have not had to go to planned parenthood for birth control, HPV testing, regular checkups, UTI screenings and god forbid an abortion—I have know countless peers who have, for all the issues above and more. It is a disgrace to our society and most importantly women, that we would limit… what she said.
gaddafi hits with deadly force →
i always thought he calmed down into a family man. this is bad.
yusuf al-qaradawi: his views (via wikipedia) →
condones palestinian attacks (including suicide attacks) on israel and israeli citizens (including women and children). thinks you should be able to “lightly” beat your wife. thinks punishment for homosexuality should be death. conversely, he is against religious extremism and bigotry, thinks attacks against humans are a sin (unless those humans are israeli), seems to be progressive on...
more: 100 abandoned homes in detroit
for some reason, i find the tree-houses the most interesting to look at. see the rest of them here: a hunnerd homes.
100 abandoned detroit homes
#17 is mine. back off. incentives to lure people back to detroit - “One program offers $150,000 in housing renovation money and requiring only $1,000 down to police officers who are willing to relocate to the city. Another offers college graduates $2,500 to rent and $20,000 forgivable loan to buy properties.” it’s too bad that renovating a house is so difficult and...
Serve the public trust, protect the innocent,... →
paw-paw: Half of me is all, “YUHS!” The other half is kinda, “surely $50k could have been raised for something more culturally lucrative?” i must be an old bag. 96% of me is like “really? $50,000 for a robo cop statue?” in my opinion that money should be used for youth programs, or real neighborhood beautification (not in the form of statues. note that i’m sort of biased...
the passive aggressive door holding game
via sad and useless.
“detroit lives” trailer. what is this? do i like it? why are there so many lame cliched movies w/ hipster types “exploring ruins” of historical buildings. johnny knoxville? WHY. WHY!
send me no roses →
das right. red roses is wack
basia bulat, tiny desk concert. courtesy of npr. and my girl katie liney.
gisele bundchen, earf mother →
There are two secrets, says Gisele on parting: “The first is wake up in the morning and be grateful you are here, alive and healthy. And the second is: Give.”
the cocaine trade →
how it’s made, moved, etc.
who's afraid of the muslim brotherhood? →
“Western fears of ‘Islamism’ have been aided by Arab autocrats seeking to prolong their iron-fisted rule.”
3 out of every 1000 people go to work high on... →
i laughed out loud upon reading this nymag article.
brooke shields and i both have the same breakfast... →
How often do you prepare your own meals? I “make” my own breakfast every morning. Avocado on toast with salt, pepper, olive oil, and lemon. I am a gourmet cook! nbd.
gop drops the 'forcible' rape thing →
the battle for tahrir square →
atypical wednesday night in cairo. via evan hill and al jazeera ;)
"Tonight Was The Battle Of Tahrir, And The... →
evan hill gets a shout out from andrew sullivan for some of the “most compelling coverage of the fighting on Wednesday.” NU 07 moving up in the world, son! see evan’s twitter updates here: http://twitter.com/evanchill