For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you. — Neil deGrasse Tyson (via beautiful-ambition)
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Cliff House, A Five-Story House That Hangs Off the Edge of a Cliff
can’t wait for the results of the site survey!
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Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes
One of those firms created a private intelligence network known as Black Asphalt Electronic Networking & Notification System that enabled police nationwide to share detailed reports about American motorists — criminals and the innocent alike — including their Social Security numbers, addresses and identifying tattoos, as well as hunches about which drivers to stop.
A thriving subculture of road officers on the network now competes to see who can seize the most cash and contraband, describing their exploits in the network’s chat rooms and sharing “trophy shots” of money and drugs. Some police advocate highway interdiction as a way of raising revenue for cash-strapped municipalities.
Among Black Asphalt’s features is a section called BOLO, or “be on the lookout,” where police who join the network can post tips and hunches.
Police set up what amounted to rolling checkpoints on busy highways and pulled over motorists for minor violations, such as following too closely or improper signaling. They quickly issued warnings or tickets. They studied drivers for signs of nervousness, including pulsing carotid arteries, clenched jaws and perspiration. They also looked for supposed “indicators” of criminal activity, which can include such things as trash on the floor of a vehicle, abundant energy drinks or air fresheners hanging from rearview mirrors.
A must read.
I work at a big chain bookstore. Someone at another store found this while tidying up the children’s department.
It’s like they were interrogating him and all he could say was
"BUT THAT’S NONE OF MY BUSINESS"
"Where is Ms.Piggy?"
"Don’t you dare"
"I’m warning you Kermit!"
"None of my business."
must been reading 50 shades
Twenty-eight pages of Congress’s report on the 9/11 attacks remain classified. Lawrence Wright looks at whether—thirteen years after the tragedy—there is still a reason to keep the document a secret.
Above: President George W. Bush meets with Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, on August 27, 2002, at Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas. Photograph by Eric Drapper/The White House via Getty
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2 grams blackberry, 2 grams bluedreams, 1.3 grams bho and .7 grams of RSO.
The African Renaissance Monument in Senegal, larger that the Eiffel tower and the statue of liberty .. Things you don’t see in mainstream media.