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Friday Ephemera

How to deactivate a cat. (h/t, rjmadden) // Weighing orphaned owls. // Migration flows across the world. // Meat forks of note. // Notable trees. (h/t, MeFi) // Teller (minus Penn) on making magic. // Tiny things in tiny bottles. // Cardboard giant. // Cities at night. // Do San Francisco by Zeppelin. // Artificially dyed frogs. It’s a thing in China. // Space shuttle flight deck. I see no cup holder. // Storms on Saturn. // Sand magnified. // Your tax dollars at work. “Social justice.” // Tetris alarm clock. Clear four lines to switch it off. // The Museum of Useful Things. // Video coat for the ravers of tomorrow. // Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

Comments

ojo

Thr first video is missing.

David

Link replaced.

Sam

Your tax dollars at work.

"The authors assert that American government and institutions create advantages that "channel wealth and power to white people," that color-blindness will not end racism and that educators should "take action for social justice."… Only those educators who acknowledge the existence of white privilege in America… can reach proficiency, the authors contend. Those who score poorly on the worksheet are asked in the book what they will do "to align yourself with the values expressed."

Someone should've told Martin Luther King.

David

“Someone should’ve told Martin Luther King.”

Well, quite. Apparently the only way to get past small differences in physiology is to continually fixate on small differences in physiology. What could possibly go wrong? Presumably the authors and propagators of this pernicious tat would prefer to be judged by tribalism, pigment and ideology, rather than by, say, the content of their character.

As so often, what’s striking is the casual arrogance of it all. The assumption that cultural Marxism and obnoxious racial condescension should be propagated among children on someone else’s dime.

Anna

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

Robert Downey in (terrible) drag, that's got to be worth a ticket... ;D

David

This may amuse.

The Murdochalypse - The Left Reacts.

Anna

This may amuse.

It did.

Best line:

In the middle of a running battle with the police, a protester wiped the tear gas from his eyes and said- “aren’t you that creepy woman in her mid twenties who hangs around with teenagers all day?

Jason Bontrager

Am I the only one who sees those "meat forks" and thinks "sharpened brass knuckles"?

WTP

Re: Meat Forks...

At the bottom of the page was this:

"Is this a gift? To keep it a surprise, check the Gift options box during checkout as this item typically ships in its own packaging. "

Oh, it'll be a surprise alright...

carbon based lifeform

Am I the only one who sees those "meat forks" and thinks "sharpened brass knuckles"?

It's two gifts in one.

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