John Burroughs reads.
Happy Birthday, John Burroughs! A pioneer of the American nature essay, a genre unto itself. And the man who said,
“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.”
We agree, John. We agree.
Awesome birds reading?
Caption from the National Archives of the Netherlands: “Ostrich reads newspaper of caretaker.”
Robin, the Boy Wonder, reads, expresses disgust that real estate values in a city as crappy as Gotham should be so high.
Amina Tyler reads, smokes, upsets certain people.
A Muslim cleric has condemned to death Amina Tyler, a young 19 year old Tunisian who published a picture of herself topless, Amina posted on her Facebook account a picture with the phrase: “My body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone’s honor.” She is a member of the group Femen, a feminist movement emerged in Ukraine in 2008 performing their topless protests to draw attention. The unusual protest sparked rejected her own family, which is considered a “insulting the modesty of a woman” and Islam.
“This young woman according to Islamic law deserves to between 80 and 100 lashes, but she did much more than that so she deserves to be stoned to death,” the religious Tunisian daily said “Assabah News” .
Amina represents us.
We the undersigned unequivocally defend Amina, and demand that her life and liberty are protected and that those who have threatened her will be immediately prosecuted.
Sign the petition here