Nick Turse

ed0ro:

Indian Gang Rape Protests

New Delhi & Kolkata

December 27, 2012

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

globalpost:

GlobalPost asked its editors and correspondents to nominate their “person of the year.” Some of the people on this list were inspiring, some notorious, some entertaining and some powerful. 

Check out the full list: People of the year 2012 (PHOTOS)

kateoplis:

My favorite images of 2012, Part ll [1/2/3/4/5/6/7]

MorePhoto du Jour2011.

inothernews:

THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY   On Sept. 4, Brazilian runner Terezinha Guilhermina, competing in the 400m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, did not finish after her guide, Guilherme Soares de Santana, fell in the final straightaway.  On Sept. 6, however, the duo completed the 100m in world record time, giving both the gold medal.  2012 was the first Paralympics in which both runners and their guides were awarded medals.  (Photos: Julian Finney / Getty Images [top]; Kerim Okten / EPA [bottom] via NBC News)

motherjones:


He then asked, according to a journalists’ pool report of the visit: “Did the water come from the sky, or the rivers, or the ocean?”

(Via National Journal)

motherjones:

He then asked, according to a journalists’ pool report of the visit: “Did the water come from the sky, or the rivers, or the ocean?”

(Via National Journal)

thatpoliticaldude:

Let’s not forget Huntsman, the “Copy Mitt”

thatpoliticaldude:

Let’s not forget Huntsman, the “Copy Mitt”