|—||Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: An Air China Passenger Has A Heart Attack For The Cameras | Beijing Cream|
4 reasons why Google’s Lego-Maps is not your average tech demo
(This is a cross-post from an article I wrote earlier today for work, on Söderhavet’s blog, tough…
In search of Saidullah, the glassmaker of Herat
If you visit Fotografiska Museet in Stockholm before March 2, you’ll come across 100+1, a wonderful…
Jang was stripped naked and thrown into a cage, along with his five closest aides. Then 120 hounds, starved for three days, were allowed to prey on them until they were completely eaten up. This is called “quan jue”, or execution by dogs.
The report said the entire process lasted for an hour, with Mr Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader in North Korea, supervising it along with 300 senior officials.
2013: What just happened? My year in review
Here’s my year in review, mainly for the benefit of my future self. Apologies in advance for the selfie-ness of this post.
In February, after a layover in Paris to visit the Louvre, I made it to Rabat, to give a workshop on Internet security to Middle…
"A U.S. drone mistakenly targeted a wedding convoy in Yemen’s al-Baitha province after intelligence reports identified the vehicles as carrying al Qaeda militants," CNN reported, citing government sources in Yemen. "The officials said that 14 people were killed and 22 others injured, nine in critical condition. The vehicles were traveling near the town of Radda when they were attacked."
Can you imagine the wall-to-wall press coverage, the outrage, and the empathy for the victims that would follow if an American wedding were attacked in this fashion? Or how you’d feel about a foreign power that attacked your wedding in this fashion?
|—||If a Drone Strike Hit an American Wedding, We’d Ground Our Fleet - Conor Friedersdorf - The Atlantic|
One for the ages.