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Media left some major details out of their coverage of Trump admin housing migrant kids in ‘former Japanese internment camp’

Well, folks, it looks like the media have gotten their marching orders. Putting migrant children in “cages” was outrageous enough, but now it’s happening at the site of a former Japanese internment camp. Swarm! Swarm! Trump administration plans to use Fort Sill, which previously served as a Japanese internment camp, to house 1,400 migrant children https://t.co/2IYALnbtmC — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) June 12, 2019 Immigrant children will reportedly be housed at a former Japanese internment camp https://t.co/c6DXc8SoO3 pic.twitter.com/p4cCRdRqrv — Splinter (@splinter_news) June 12, 2019 NEW: Trump admin to hold migrant…

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These 15 Illustrations Explain How Differently People Understand Being On Time In Different Countries

However, as the great Albert Einstein said, time is relative. Turning up a few minutes late to a meeting might be considered as a hideous social faux pas in one country, but a perfectly normal and acceptable behavior in another. Mr. Gamez has the answers, having researched cultural peculiarities around punctuality and presented them in clear, easy-to-read infographics. So what are you waiting for? Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments! Almost finished… To complete the subscription process,…

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Brushstrokes in Time by David Ambarzumjan

19-year-old David Ambarzumjan is an amazing artist and painter living in Munich, Germany. In an ongoing series of oil paintings entitled, Brushstrokes in Time: Ambarzumjan juxtaposes what was, what is and what can be, using outer space as a canvas to tap into different times and places and explore how the force of nature and above all, humanity shaped our earth. Ambarzumjan currently auctions the miniature 20×20 cm paintings on his Instagram page, while the larger work is available as a print through Society6. Below you will find highlights from…

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‘Time’ recreates iconic Trump cover to show how much worse things have gotten

Image: mashable composite: time A storm’s a brewin’ in the White House, and Time Magazine has found a way to perfectly illustrate the chaos on its latest cover. In a rare callback cover, Time asked longtime collaborator Tim O’Brien to depict the absolute chaos that is Donald Trump as president of the United States.  The “Stormy” cover for the April 23 issue reimagines O’Brien’s “Nothing to See Here” cover from Feb. 27, 2017. This time Trump’s being heavily rained on and he’s nearly drowning in a rising tide.

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Facebook invented a new time unit called the flick and its truly amazing

I was all set to dislike the “flick,” a time unit just recently invented by Facebook (technically the Oculus team), because I thought it was going to be something worthless like “the average time someone looks at a post.” In fact it’s a very clever way of dividing time that theoretically could make video and audio production much more harmonious. So what is a flick? A flick is one seven hundred and five million six hundred thousandth of a second — 1/705,600,000 if you prefer the digits, or 1.417233560090703e-9 if…

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ViaHero lets locals plan your trips abroad

Perhaps youd like to visit an out of the way restaurant or smoke a unique cigar. Perhaps youd like to take part in native dances or infiltrate a foreign government at a classy cocktail party. ViaHero, a new app that lets locals help plan your trips abroad, can help. The founders, Greg Buzulencia and Ben Preston, have raised $210,000 from investors and Pittsburghs AlphaLab accelerator and they have 205 paying customers. Their customers have requested cool trip recommendations from multiple spots around the world so far and the company offers…

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