Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The artist uses the lines and color applied by paint as a means to create a variety of different captivating and puzzling optical illusions.
Always concerned about possible threats to his regime, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly ordered music censorship to be extended, banning not only foreign songs but local tunes too, sources inside North Korea say. The Korean Workers’ Party Propaganda and Agitation Department has begun circulating a new and expanded list of banned songs, which also decree the destruction of any CD or cassette tape containing prohibited content, a variety of sources have confirmed.
Cecil the lion in Hwange, Zimbabwe
Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, is believed to have paid £35,000 to shoot and kill the much-loved lion with a bow and arrow. The animal was shot on July 1 in Hwange National Park.
Two independent sources have confirmed the hunter's identity to the paper, which has also seen a copy of the relevant hunting permit. Conservation groups in Zimbabwe reacted angrily to the news that the 13-year-old animal had been killed: partly because the lion was known to visitors and seemingly enjoyed human contact, and partly because of the way in which he was killed. He was lured out of the national park and shot.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Landing a passenger plane full of people while being buffeted from all sides by stormy weather must be up there as one of the most stressful jobs in existence. On Saturday, one KLM plane made a particularly wobbly landing in high winds - but the pilot kept their cool to land it safely.
And yes, vegans, so are your seitan burgers. continue
ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN REA
It is the year 2042. The world has devolved into apocalypse. The sky is dark in the day, and there are howls and screams at night. Marauding bands roam the countryside, preying on—and eating—their fellow-humans. The mail comes only about once a week, twice if you’re lucky. It is mostly junk mail. Somehow I have a subscription to a horrible magazine, Cannibalism Today. It features gruesome photographs and recipes.
I have written to the magazine’s circulation department, asking them to please cancel my subscription, but every month I get the current issue with a note that says, “Welcome, New Subscriber!”
Nothing makes any sense anymore.
By Jack Handey / continue
He didn't make it on his first attempt, but in the end his persistence paid off.
mages that harness the tragedy and beauty of myths and fairy tales.