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Sadiq Khan balloon set to fly over London

The fundraising page for the balloon said: “In light of the Donald Trump ‘Baby Trump’ balloon being allowed to fly over London during his visit to the UK, let’s get a ‘baby Khan’ one and see if free speech applies to all.” It adds: “Under Sadiq Khan, we have seen crime skyrocket to unprecedented levels. People in London don’t feel safe and they aren’t safe. […] Khan out.” Related Topics London Sadiq Khan Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45352622

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Protesters damage ‘sexist’ open-air urinals in Paris

Uritrottoirs seen as discriminatory in city that still frowns on public breastfeeding Feminist protesters have begun vandalising the new urinals in Paris, labelling them sexist and discriminatory. Several of the eco-friendly urinals have been placed in public spots in recent months as an experiment to counter Pariss problem of urine-soaked pavements. But protesters in recent days targeted two on the le Saint-Louis and near Gare de Lyon station plastering them with stained sanitary towels and tampons, then blocking them with concrete. Notes left behind attacked Paris authorities for encouraging men…

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25 Satirical Comics That Illustrate My Life As A Freelance Artist

Hope you will enjoy peeking into my slightly introverted life of a freelance artist who spends a lot of time at home, alone, slowly digging my way to fame! #1 reply #2 reply #3 reply #4 reply #5 reply #6 reply #9 reply #10 reply reply #12 reply View More Replies… #13 reply #15 reply #16 reply #17 reply #18 reply View More Replies… #22 reply View More Replies… #23 reply Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/comics-freelance-artist-tijana-cvetic/

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Minding the Gap Exposes How Toxic Masculinity Is Crippling Americas Youth

At their best, documentaries were bonded by skating. Zooming around their Rust Belt environs provided a euphoric escape from domestic situations that were volatile, if not outright scarring. Piano-scored sequences in which Bings camera rides behind his friends down parking garage ramps, and through largely empty streetsall as the skaters leap over sidewalk curbs, grind on railings, and race in-between street polesimpart an intense impression of the freedom they derive from their pastime. Which, in truth, is more of a full-time vocation, as its clear that the teenagers are less…

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Aliz Cornet showed the most dangerous thing in sport is a woman’s body | Anya Alvarez

The recent incidents over how female players should dress at tournaments, exposes wider issues about how women express themselves When I was 15, I stepped foot onto a golf course where I had practiced throughout my junior career as I made my way towards the professional tour. It was a hot and humid summer in Oklahoma, so shorts were the only practical choice to wear that day. It wasnt long before I discovered that not everyone held that opinion. A staff member apologised and said I would have to call…

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Images From a World Without Electricity

French photographer Julien Mauve creates cinematic images that look like freeze frames from a science fiction movie. For his 2015 series Greetings from Mars, Mauve and a friend dressed up in space suits and posed, tourist-style, in various otherworldly locations across the southwestern United States. The Island of Dragonflies seems to document the remnants of a mysteriously abandoned civilization. The conceit of After Lights Out, which Mauve created between 2013 and 2017, is that of a world without electricity—think Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, or Lower Manhattan after Superstorm Sandy.…

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25 Morale Flattening Moments of Failure

Keep that chin up. That way you can see all the fails. 1 Pin It Via moby323 2 Pin It Via 03Shael 3 Pin It Via koitvs 4 Pin It Via r_derham1166 5 Pin It Via reggietheregera 6 Pin It Via MrCharlieWaffles 7 Pin It Via remog 8 Pin It Via thewade6162 9 Pin It Via bmartin1989 10 Left parabolic mirror in the car Pin It Via Dr_Triton 11 Pin It Via hewhosnacks 12 Pin It Via gusdagrilla 13 Pin It Via basshead541 14 Pin It Via Mikesam201 15 Pin…

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