“What I don’t dig is people telling me, just because I’m disabled and think I have a right to equality, that should make me inspiring. ... I’m saddened that that’s what it takes to inspire people.”
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko may be a bullshit comet, but these photos taken by Rosetta and Philae from and around its surface are pretty amazing.
“Months earlier a German diplomat had been caught in a similar situation. He resisted, breaking free of his Yemeni kidnappers in a Sanaa supermarket. He lasted only a few terrifying seconds.” How Gregory D. Johnsen survived a kidnapping attempt in Yemen.
Remembering a pre-YouTube time when Islamist extremists wanted to persuade foreign journalists, not murder them.
Diane Guerrero on her parents’ deportation when she was only 14.
Nicki Minaj has a new song and it is feelings.