'The Dictator' (2012)
date night with Jimmy ended with this movie, which was absurd and hilarious, especially THIS PART
help us we’re emotional wrecks
Coffee Cat - Patrick
These “coffee kiss” sculptures are part of an ongoing series by Chinese artist Johnson Tsang. Started in 2002, the series is named after a local drink called Yuanyang, which is made using a mixture of three parts coffee and seven parts Hong Kong-style milk tea to perfectly represent both Eastern and Western cultures.
Good morning, San Francisco.
A series of iPhone pictures of San Francisco taken during my morning commute.
November 2013 - present
Last night, I dreamt of roaming around San Francisco and ending up at City Lights and then Caffe Greco with two wonderful, important people in my life. It was such a lovely dream and gave me the warmest feeling!
"My shoes wear out from walking to school, and then I can’t go because we can’t afford new shoes," says a girl from Indonesia.
"I want to live freely," says another girl, in Egypt. "I don’t want people to dictate what I do. No one to control us, no one to hit us, no one to tell us what clothes to wear."
In Congo, a girl starts to list her chores: “Tidying the house, fetching water, preparing meals,” she says. “There are so many I can’t even name them all.”
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They’ve shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
The aim: to change the way the world thinks about girls, says Lyric Thompson at the International Center for Research on Women, which worked with Nike on the project.
Writing this week in the journal Science, Melinda Gates says that “no society can achieve its potential with half of its population marginalized and disempowered.”
They are the “engines” of global development, writes the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. And they should be at the center of development plans and goals.
Photo: "I want to grow up and become a police. But I need to study in a good school for that. I want to become a police to protect the country." - Fiza, 13, India (Courtesy of Nike Foundation)
The best and most important blog we discovered this week places octopuses on the heads of United States vice-presidents. All of them.
This is for all of the marine biologists/history buffs out there. -Emily
Watch the trailer for M.I.A.’s controversial unreleased documentary.