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Darwin is code for Civil Rights. (Updated/Repost)

Repost because I just updated this entry after watching this scene again, and it’s so amazing what the writers/director did here:

This is my favorite example of subtext in X-Men First Class. 1,358 more words

Subtext

Your Fingerprints can be copied from Samsung Galaxy S5 Sensor*

Your Fingerprints can be copied from Samsung Galaxy S5 Sensor*

Then there is the crime scene that you were nowhere near…

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S5 could have their fingerprints stolen by hackers and used to make payments or access sensitive data, researchers have shown. 605 more words

Humanities

Apparent Conflicts with the Constitution

India today happens to possess the most detailed Constitution ever in the history of humanity. Constituted of 395 Article, 12 Schedules, 2 Appendices, and well over 120 amendments till date, this mammoth record of the principles of the country is “amended more frequently than most people change their toothbrush”, in order to keep up with the times. 944 more words

India

Chief Justice Roberts finds himself in spotlight again in landmark same-sex marriage case

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts , who surprised conservatives about three years ago by voting in favor of the President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act , finds himself again in a historic case. 202 more words

Politics

Longform: Nuns and Nuclear Security

Once in a while I come across an article that, in my not-so-humble opinion, is so outstanding, I want to share it with anyone who will listen. 18,165 more words

Civil Rights

'Ignorance of world history breeds extremism', says G-25 Member

April 25, 2015

‘Ignorance of world history breeds extremism’, says G-25 Member

by Koh Jun Lin@www.malaysiakini.com

Malaysia needs to counter religious extremism with better history education, said former Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Sheriff Mohd Kassim. 428 more words

Politics

April 25, 1969

The governor of South Carolina declares a state of emergency in Charleston and orders more than 100,000 state troopers and members of the National Guard to break a strike by predominantly African American Medical University Hospital workers seeking recognition for their union, Local 1199B of the Retail Drug and Hospital Employees. 26 more words

History