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In 1775, about 70 years after the last Dodo’s death, the director of Oxford’s Natural History museum decided the museum’s stuffed Dodo was becoming too tattered and ordered it burned. A passing employee noticed and rescued a head and a limb. This is the last remainder of an actual dodo we have. (Source)   Read more »

Damn nature, you’re amazing

When trains were still cool

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Trumps travel ban is in force

Donald Trump has waited out the losers who tried to stop his travel ban, he went to the Supreme Court and it is now in place.

President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Monday after the Supreme Court restored most of his executive order banning incoming travel from six terror-prone countries.

‘Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security,’ the president said in a statement shortly after the high court ruled. ‘It allows the travel suspension for the six terror-prone countries and the refugee suspension to become largely effective.’

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Corrections Minister Louise Upston on unusual relationships

The marriage at an Auckland prison between the rapist and murderer Liam Reid and his former lawyer Davina Murray is revolting, the Corrections Minister says.

Reid is serving a 23-year sentence for killing Christchurch woman Emma Agnew in 2007 and for raping and attempting to murder a university student in Dunedin nine days later.

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Intolerance from ‘progressives’ towards Gays waving the wrong flag

Jewish Rainbow flag at London Gay Pride

Israel is well known for hosting the popular LGBT pride parade Tel Aviv. Unlike every single one of its Arab neighbours, Israel is a democratic country where Gay people are safe to live their lives in the open. Despite the fact that Israel is the only country in the Middle East where gay people are free to love openly the organisers of Chicago’s LTGB Pride parade told Gay Jews and supporters of Israel that Star of David flags were ‘offensive.’ and that they were not allowed to take part in the march.

“Sadly, our celebration of dyke, queer and trans solidarity was partly overshadowed by our decision to ask three individuals carrying Israeli flags superimposed on rainbow flags to leave the rally. This decision was made after they repeatedly expressed support for Zionism during conversations with Dyke March Collective members.”

“People asked me if I was a Zionist and I said ‘yes, I do care about the state of Israel but I also believe in a two-state solution and an independent Palestine,'” Grauer said. “It’s hard to swallow the idea of inclusion when you are excluding people from that. People are saying ‘You can be gay but not in this way.’ We do not feel welcomed. We do not feel included.”

-Windy City Times

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