Archives for July, 2011

The interactive Google map tells a tale of horror: The Syrian army began an assault on Hama in the early morning. This video shows heavy fire. At least 116 people have been killed and dozens more injured. There are reports of some soldiers defecting.

Why is a local employee at Doctors Without Borders in Bahrain being targeted?

Where Did This Cheese Come From?

“Daddy, do you know where this cheese came from?”

Living, Without Food

Source: UNICEF. The conditions in Somalia are a hell on earth, with some four million people starving, including 800,000 children. I want to help, in any way I can. I want to understand how this happened and why.

Minute To Win It: The Sun

Why is the sun so hot?

The three bands I will never take off. “Input band” to Utøya, the joy I had when I got this Thread WWAUFD – What Would AUF do, a band we had at the National Convention. A proverb I think about all the time Hospitals band – j I studied the tape yesterday, and noticed that…

In the United States, if you have been convicted of a crime and are later exonerated, you may be faced with fewer benefits than those guilty of a crime after serving a full prison sentence. According to the Innocence Project:

Pat Buchanan “Breivik May be Right”

Smiley 16-year-old Marianne Sandvik is still missing on the island. Source. As for a climactic conflict between a once-Christian West and an Islamic world that is growing in numbers and advancing inexorably into Europe for the third time in 14 centuries, on this one, Breivik may be right. Patrick Buchanan

Emma’s Hell on Utøya

SAVED LIFE: Emma Martinovic swam for their lives from the killer’s bullets. Foto: Marius Arnesen / Scanpix / Ap / TV 2-montasje Behind her she saw friends get slaughtered. Photo: Marius Arnesen / Scanpix / AP / TV 2-mounting I wanted to share a compelling personal account of the tragedy at Utøya, from 18 year…

Summer Camp at Utøya What did the young victims murdered at Utøya believe in?