A Field Guide to Dwelling on Your Failures — Science of Us

Moving on as quickly as possible isn’t necessarily the best strategy.

Source: A Field Guide to Dwelling on Your Failures — Science of Us

The Sisters of Civil Rights Get Their Due | TIME.com

Many have never heard the names of all the Civil Rights Movement’s heroes. History remembers the “Big Six”—Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, James Farmer, A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young.

Source: The Sisters of Civil Rights Get Their Due | TIME.com

Behind Courtroom Doors: why courts deserve the same public scrutiny as cops

African Americans rack up convictions after arrests not because they are more likely to be guilty, but rather because the deck is stacked against them in court. Every public defender knows the realities our clients, who are disproportionately black, face:

Bah, Humblebrag: The (Unfortunate) Rise of False Humility – The New York Times

There’s nothing new about false modesty. But social media sites like Twitter have given us many more canvases on which to paint our faux humility — making us increasingly sophisticated braggers.

Source: Bah, Humblebrag: The (Unfortunate) Rise of False Humility – The New York Times

Welcome to Dismaland: A First Look at Banksy’s New Art Exhibition Housed Inside a Dystopian Theme Park | Colossal

Photo by Christopher Jobson for Colossal Photo by Christopher Jobson for Colossal WESTON-SUPER-MARE — Inside the walls of a derelict seaside swimming resort in Weston-super-Mare, UK, mysterious construction over the last month—including a dingy looking Disney-like castle and a gargantuan rainb

Source: Welcome to Dismaland: A First Look at Banksy’s New Art Exhibition Housed Inside a Dystopian Theme Park | Colossal

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Environment | The Guardian

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

Source: Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF | Environment | The Guardian

Furiously Happy | The Bloggess

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How Killing Elephants Finances Terror in Africa | National Geographic

Armed groups help fund operations by smuggling elephant ivory. Can fake tusks with hidden GPS trackers thwart them?

Source: How Killing Elephants Finances Terror in Africa | National Geographic

The Human Toll of Ivory Poaching | National Geographic

Rangers, armed groups, villagers—meet the people who are profiting or suffering in the central African poaching frenzy.

Source: The Human Toll of Ivory Poaching | National Geographic

Nude photos of “ordinary” women from around the world

“When people see The Nu Project I hope that the very last thing they notice is that no one is wearing clothes.”

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