It's a phrase that makes people of colour indignant towards the perpetrators and white people indignant towards the accusers. Cultural appropriation exists no matter what side you're on. It is harmful to those marginalised and used to make profit under this guise without the slightest notion of understanding or desire to do so. That's where …
That's precisely what Atlas Obscura have posited. The video, filmed by none other than Thomas Edison, shows two cats "boxing." But don't worry, no actual punches took place, just swipes in boxing gloves for about 30 seconds. Amongst his plethora of inventions, he was also a film maker. This cat boxing video is probably the …
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What words can you turn into hex code colours? This website takes a look. There is some "artistic" licence undertaken with numbers replacing letters to broaden the colour vocabulary. Our faves: #DEFEA7 #F1E57A #FAECE5 #70FFEE #1D1075 #5701C5 #B00B00 Find more at #c0ffee is the color.
It gets a little awkward in parts but regardless, you have two people who speak at least 15 languages between them. I can barely speak English sometimes. https://youtu.be/t3H5D-XxPrI (P.S. I recommend learning a language using Duolingo)
Stuffed crust aside, NO ONE should be eating pizza crust first, let alone being a POTUS. The storyboards from this Pizza Hut commercial featuring Donald and Ivanka Trump were on sale for $15,000, if you're weird and love that sort of crap. https://youtu.be/VtIC_aBKXoI (via TWBE)
My memorandum date 7-17-64, which concerned the captioned individual's plans for a future book about the FBI, has been returned by the Director with this question: "Isn't Baldwin a well-known pervert?" It is not a matter of official record that he is a pervert... (via Literary Hub)
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Due to ill health, Emperor Akihito has decided to abdicate (possibly in 2018) and Japan's government has passed a special law to allow it - but only for him. He will likely be succeeded by his eldest son, Naruhito. (via Reuters, Mainichi, and Time)
The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture has been launched Berlin, aiming to "establish the artistic and cultural presence of Europe’s 12 million Roma people" and led by Roma scholars, activists, and artists. “The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture will be a hub for Roma self-expression – self-expression which will likely challenge …