#myNYPD Backfires As Twitter Users Share Photos of Police Brutality

The NYPD might want to think twice before trying this again…!

Betabeat

Screen Shot 2014-04-22 at 4.30.38 PM

Following in the successful footprints of #McDStories and #ILoveWalgreens, the New York Police Department created a hashtag to commemorate our love for New York’s finest:

That’s when things went horribly wrong. The Twitter community has been running with #MyNYPD for the past few hours, taking the liberty to share their own endearing photos:

View original post 119 more words

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

I’ve just bought shares in hard hats

West Atlantic Media

Image

Image

As members of an elite band of cosmic explorers, they are among the few to have gone beyond the final frontier and looked down on the Earth from space.

Now, inspired by the unique perspective they gained of their home planet – and armed with startling new data about the scale of the threat it faces from asteroid strikes – a group of former Nasa astronauts are on an extraordinary mission to save the world.

Fourteen months after an asteroid exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, on a scale equivalent to 30 Hiroshima bombs, the B612 Foundation, a non-profit group founded by Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart and space shuttle astronaut Ed Lu, are warning that only “blind luck” has so far saved it from worse.

“It’s a giant game of chance we’re playing. It’s cosmic roulette,” said Dr Lu, whose group is working towards building and launching Sentinel, a $250…

View original post 948 more words