“We are trying to be provocative in the best use of that term.” –Jon Rubin, Conflict Kitchen co-director
GREAT story we just posted about Conflict Kitchen, a Pittsburgh restaurant that only serves food from countries in conflict with the USA. Check this out, a great concept, and some great quotes.
Top: Kim Jong-un inspects his secret weapon, sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads.
Bottom left: Kim Jong-un runs his soldiers through grueling evacuation drills.
Bottom right: Kim Jong-un examines the military-grade chamber where they make Captain North Koreas.
A win. Three points. By any means necessary. That’s what the United States Men’s National Team needed from its home World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica on Friday night, and that’s what it got. The fact that it happened in near-white-out conditions, in Colorado, where this sort of thing tends to happen, is just an instantly legendary footnote. CLICK HERE FOR MORE AWESOME PICS/VIDS.
An earlier version of this article described incorrectly a beverage that Ahmed Abu Khattala was drinking at a hotel in Benghazi, Libya. It was a strawberry frappe, not mango juice, which is what he had ordered.
Everyone wanted perfection, but come on: the last guy who was perfect they nailed to a cross. And he wasn’t even an official.
It’s been 11 years. We learned lessons. We forgot lessons. We searched for meaning. We blocked out pain. The country changed. The world changed. You’ve changed. I’ve changed. But the attacks on September 11th did happen. Nothing will change that. And just because we’re now 11 years removed from the event that changed history doesn’t mean we should stop learning lessons, stop changing. It’s always nice to pause and reflect. But after that brief pause for reflection, let us also continue to process the unspeakable tragedy, continue to progress as a nation. We owe it to the fallen, to those we lost, to grow in a way that would honor and preserve their legacies as ours.
30 Olympians who think their medals are made of chocolate. (Okay, not really, but why do they always bite into them? Some great pics and an explanation).
NYC2012? London, you’ve done well. But the 2012 Olympics almost came to New York City, and here’s a rendering of what that might have looked like.