Yosi Sergant says,
This week marks the one year anniversary of the killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson. It is also the 50th anniversary of the Watts Riots.
Check out @wattsriots50, as they unfold in real-time one of the most important examples of civil unrest in US history.
"50 years ago today, a black man was pulled over in Watts, CA. A few hours later, Los Angeles was burning."
History sounds all too familiar.
#WattsRiots50 #Ferguson #Baltimore #BlackLivesMatter #MikeBrown
Twitter: Watts Riots 50. “This account is a modern retelling of the historic timeline of the events known as The Watts Riots of 1965. Live tweeting August 11-17.”
Washington College professor of archeology and anthropology Bill Schindler demonstrates some nifty fire-starting-from-scratch techniques. “Even though you may never find yourself in a survival situation,” he tells Wired, “I firmly believe that learning and practicing these primitive skills are an essential part of connecting to your past, your environment, and everything it means to be […]
‘Used accounts and passwords of other employees to embezzle digital currency’ — DoJ
Kazuhisa Hashimoto, who created the famous ‘Konami Code,’ has died. He was 79.
With so many advancements in modern society, you’d think we’d have moved beyond the butane lighter by now. A pressurized, flammable gas, butane fumes can irritate your eyes and skin, can elevate your heart rate, and even lead to cardiac arrest. And we did mention that whole highly pressurized and flammable part, right? While certainly […]
Is it just us, or does it feel like winter hasn’t been as horrendous as usual this year? Well, stats show it’s actually been one of the warmer winters on record so far this year for many eastern U.S. cities in January and February. But, almost on cue, weather experts warn signs of a serious […]
While mobile devices are all but essential and the center of so many individual universes these days, find one person who loves their wireless plan with that type of passion. Check around. We’ll wait… Didn’t find anybody, did you? That’s because most wireless plans are designed for the convenience of the provider and will nickel-and-dime […]