As Texas Gov. Rick Perry mobilizes the National Guard to patrol the border and protect America from helpless fleeing single mothers and child refugees, his fellow Texans aren’t shy about sharing their love.
An unaccompanied child migrant was the first person in line on opening day of the new immigration station at Ellis Island Her name was Annie Moore, and that day, January 1, 1892, happened to be her 15th birthday. She had traveled with her two little brothers from Cork County, Ireland, and when they walked off the gangplank, she was awarded a certificate and a $10 gold coin for being the first to register. [Mas…]
He just posted a set of scanned 1936-37 covers from pulp fiction magazine Spicy Western Stories and its siblings that all exploit the same stereotype — the leering (ugly) (brown) bandido and the (scantily-clad) (white) chica/victim in distress. Hate much?
The image above is just one slice of the four covers Memo found; the big images of all four are below (click to enlarge):
Unless the pollution in the lakes and swamps of Mexico City isn’t drastically reversed, scientists say, there will be no more of the cute little axolotl salamanders living in the wild. PREVIOUSLY ON AXOLOTLS:
You know those uber-cute salamander-like axolotls who are native to the lake system in and around Mexico City? They’re gone. The Guardian reports: Growing up to a foot long (30 cm) and known as the “water monster” or the “Mexican walking fish”, its only natural habitat is the Xochimilco network of lakes and canals, which […]
OK, people break it up. Nothing to see here. Move along now, return to your homes. Just your average Peruvian cane toad eating a bat. Like you’ve never seen this before. ¡Chale! RELATED: Peruvian bulldog has mad skateboard skills (video)
All that stuff they teach in history about Europe’s so-called Age of Discovery turns out to be Eurocentric racist mythmaking, once you subtract places that couldn’t be “discovered” because there were already humans living there. Slate reports:
Argentinian actress and musician Mia Maestro uploaded this video eight months ago but no one really noticed until Vimeo made it a pick selection and it exploded online over the last few days. Great song, sensual singing and amazing body art/body painting, awwww yeah!
From Israel comes this tale of a little girl in a “futuristic Pre-Columbian tribe” where everyone wears a mask. When the girl reaches the age of maturity, she’ll get a mask herself and she understands that accepting the mask will make her one of the tribe. Also involved: Carlos Castandeda’s Don Juan, abstract electronic music, […]
“We set out on an adventure on foot together with a young man to find out more about the native flora and fauna of different Latin-American landscapes,” Argentinian band Poncho writes. “On the way, this young man discovers new plants and animals and becomes one with them, and meets a sexy Mother Earth goddess (Pachamama) […]
Dead Henry Gibson has a message for you on behalf on the United Appeal for the Dead: In the past year, over 800,000 Americans have died. Despite millions of dollars of research, death continues to be our nation’s number one killer.