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Thursday, 26 July 2018

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2018-115 | by biosfear

2018-115 | Berkeley, CA: photo by biosfear, June 2018

The former Midway drive-in | by rickele

The former Midway drive-In | Just off 101 about halfway between Eureka and Arcata stands the screen and the decaying sign for the Midway Drive-in theater which operated from 1951 to 1986. The building that housed the snack bar and projection room is still there, too, but it was stripped to accomodate the office needs of J's RV Center. {Eureka, California]: photo by Rick Ele, 17 July 2018
 
Untitled | by el zopilote

Socorro, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 26 August 2016

Untitled | by el zopilote

Socorro, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 26 August 2016

Untitled | by el zopilote

Socorro, New Mexico: photo by Jorge Guadalupe Lizárraga, 26 August 2016

Untitled | by Missy Prince

Trona: photo by Missy Prince, 25 July 2018

Space dust | by michaelj1998

Space dust | Sunset Blvd: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Space dust | by michaelj1998

Space dust | Sunset Blvd: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Space dust | by michaelj1998

Space dust | Sunset Blvd: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Red Dot | by michaelj1998

Red Dot | Sunset Strip: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Red Dot | by michaelj1998

Red Dot | Sunset Strip: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Red Dot | by michaelj1998

Red Dot | Sunset Strip: photo by michaelj1998, 17 July 2018

Untitled | by Missy Prince

Death Valley: photo by Missy Prince, 16 July 2018

Crescent moon hanging in the wires | by ADMurr

Crescent moon hanging in the wires [Eastside, LA]: photo by Andrew Murr, 20 July 2018
Golden hour on the savannah | by ADMurr


Cul de sac | by ADMurr


Michael Cohen with Donald Trump in September 2016. Analysts said the pair’s 'pay with cash' conversation could be one brick that prosecutors could use to build a wall of evidence.: photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters, 25 July 2018


   Listening to Trump speak yesterday in Kansas City @AFPphoto by @b_smialowski: image via gersende rambourg @gersende75, 25 July 2018


@realDonaldTrump addresses the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO. #VFWConvention: image via Doug Mills @dougmilsnyt, 24 July 2018
 

@realDonaldTrump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md, for a trip to Kansas City, MO.. #VFWConvention: image via Doug Mills @dougmilsnyt, 24 July 2018.



#USA US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air force Base Photo @b_smialowski #AFP: image via AFP Photo @AFPphoto, 24 July 2018

Workers make flags for U.S. President Donald Trump's "Keep America Great!" 2020 re-election campaign at Jiahao flag factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, China

The made-in-China banners for President Trump's second-term campaign, emblazoned with the words 'Keep America Great!', may get burned by his trade dispute with Beijing. Inside the Chinese factory making Trump's re-election flags: Photo Aly Song : image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks out from behind a curtain before President Trump addresses the Veterans of Foreign Wars' 119th VFW national convention in Kansas City, Missouri

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly looks out from behind a curtain before President Trump addresses the Veterans of Foreign Wars' 119th VFW national convention in Kansas City, Missouri Photo @ReutersBarria: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018



  



A man with a pickax vandalized President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early today and later surrendered to police: Photo @lucy_nicholson: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018



A man with a pickax vandalized President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early today and later surrendered to police: Photo @lucy_nicholson: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018

An aerial view of burnt houses and trees in the village of Mati

An aerial view of burnt houses and trees in the village of Mati, amid scenes of devastation after Greece's 'Armageddon' wildfire: Photo Antonis Nicolopoulos/Eurokinissi: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


 An electricity pole stands among burnt trees following the wildfire near Athens. The death toll stands at 80, with dozens of people unaccounted for. Photo @alkiskon: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018

 #goodnight   lightning flashes during a storm over Bordeaux. Photo @nicotucat: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018 

EL PASO, TX - JULY 25: A man, identified only as Renan, spends time with his son, Nathan,11, as they are cared for in an Annunciation House facility after they were reunited with each other on July 25, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. 
Renan and Nathan, originally from Honduras, were reunited at an I.C.E processing center about two months after the two were separated when they tried to cross into the United States. They are being cared for in an Annunciation House facility. Photo: @jraedle: image via Getty Images News @gettyimagesnews, 25 July 201

 
The guy on the phone is going to get arrested by the two ICE agents. The ICE man just took my photo. The ICE woman just walked up to me and said do not take my photo I said it’s a Public hallway. I gave her my business card. She said she was going to report me.: image via pablo lopez @beecourts, 24 July 2018


The guy on the phone is going to get arrested by the two ICE agents. The ICE man just took my photo. The ICE woman just walked up to me and said do not take my photo I said it’s a Public hallway. I gave her my busine…
Tim Grieve Retweeted pablo lopez
Tim Grieve added,
Just curious: Where do you “report” a reporter for doing his job?
image via Tim GrieveVerifiedaccount @timgrieve, 25 July 2018
 

A mother and son, reunited in Texas after being separated by U.S. immigration officials for more than a month following a harrowing journey from Honduras, now fear how their asylum case will play out amid a sweeping immigration crackdown: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


Maria Marroquin Perdomo described under oath in her credible-fear interview how two policemen pistol-whipped her, invaded her home and tried to extort money. Two days later, she and her 11-year-old son Abisai started their journey north to New Orleans: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


They traveled 15 days by van, bus and truck before crossing the Rio Grande River in an overloaded raft that resembled a ‘kiddie pool,’ she said. They were quickly apprehended on the other side of the border: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


Marroquin Perdomo says she was told her son would be waiting for her when she returned from court. He was not. Like hundreds of other children, Abisai had been separated from his mother under the Trump administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


After more than a month, she was reunited with Abisai, who was sent to a facility designed to house up to 1,500 boys in a former Wal-Mart Supercenter. As they held a long embrace, she begged for his forgiveness: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


In New Orleans, they awaited another reunion: With the father Abisai had not seen in person since he was an infant: Photo @Lelliottphoto: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


 The joyful reunions are by no means happy endings. Even as some parents get glimpses of the lives they had hoped for in America, they face new challenges in avoiding deportation and keeping their families together: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018
 
Venezuelan refugees are seen after disembarking a Brazilian Air Force plane in Brasilia

Venezuelan refugees are seen after disembarking a Brazilian Air Force plane in Brazil Photo @umarcelino: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018
  
Water lilies are seen in Venezuela's national herbarium at the botanical garden in Caracas, Venezuela
  
Dying botanical gardens highlight Venezuela’s decay: the UNESCO World Heritage site in Caracas is wilting away due to shortages of water, electricity and government funding Photo @mabellog : image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018

Dead palm trees are seen at the botanical garden in Caracas, Venezuela

Dying botanical gardens highlight Venezuela’s decay: the UNESCO World Heritage site in Caracas is wilting away due to shortages of water, electricity and government funding Photo @mabellog : image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018

Detainees look out from a cell at a police station in the Philippines

Detainees look out from a cell at a police station in the Philippines Photo @ErikdeCastro: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018
 Women help a child to cross over to another house on a wooden plank after flash floods on the outskirts of Srinagar

Women help a child to cross over to another house on a wooden plank after flash floods on the outskirts of Srinagar Photo Danish Ismail: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


 epa editor's choice 25 July 2018:  A masked taxi driver handles a flare during a 48-hour taxi strike in Barcelona, Spain, 25 July 2018. Taxi drivers in the Catalan city were joined by colleagues from all over the country to protest the recent suspension of strict licensing regulation in the Barcelona metropolitan area on companies like Uber and Cabify that limited the number of licenses for ridesharing vehicles to one for every 30 taxis. #TaxiDriver #TaxiStrike #Uber #Cabify #Barcelona #Spain @epaphotos Photo epa-efe Quique Garcia: image via epaphotos @epaphotos, 25 July 2018

Taxi drivers in Barcelona stage a 24-hour strike against what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing and car-sharing services such as Uber and Cabify

Taxi drivers in Barcelona stage a 24-hour strike against what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing and car-sharing services such as Uber and Cabify: Photo Albert Gea: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


A police officer pepper sprays a demonstrator amid a protest by French farmers during the Tour de France: photo @sehanemahe: image via Reuters Pictures @reuterspictures, 25 July 2018


#Spain Spain rescues nearly 500 #migrants at sea in a single day #AFP Photo @JG_AFP: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018


#Spain Spain rescues nearly 500 #migrants at sea in a single day #AFP Photo @JG_AFP: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018


#Spain Spain rescues nearly 500 #migrants at sea in a single day #AFP Photo @JG_AFP: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018


#Spain Spain rescues nearly 500 #migrants at sea in a single day #AFP Photo @JG_AFP: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018
 

Ahed Tamimi. The wall. Palestine. Right now.: image via Reza Aslan @rezaaslan, 25 July 2018


An Orthodox Jewish man watches workers use a crane to remove a stone that fell from the Western Wall #Jerusalem Photo @gharabli_ahmad: image via Aurelia BAILLY @AureliaBAILLY, 25 July 2018
  


Khris Davis drove in five runs on two homers to sink the Rangers in yet another Oakland Comeback: photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images, 25 July 2018
 
  
  Big dates coming up for two of the most prominent women Palestinian prisoners: On Saturday, Ahed Tamimi is set to be released from Israeli military jail.: image via Alex Kane @alexbkane, 25 July 2018

   
On Tuesday, Dareen Tatour, under house arrest for poetry and Facebook posts, will be sentenced.: image via Alex Kane @alexbkane, 25 July 2018
 
 
Up until yesterday I hadn’t seen one of my best friends since she left our program in 2008. I got to spend my birthday with her and my entire heart is so full (also so high because we hotboxed tf out of her car lmaooo): image via very very tired @_oygevalt, 25 July 2016


 
the only pics I really got today were of us kayaking with surprise SEA PLANES taking off and landing all around us. even if the rest of the day was shit (which it wasnt!) this would still have been the best birthday ever.: image via very very tired @_oygevalt, 24 July 2018
 

2 comments:

Wooden Boy said...

the raging ever larger cars

We call them Chelsea Tractors over here.

I wish I hadn't read about Gwyneth's steam douche.

TC said...

The intermittent bits of breaking news hid in half heard blurts between bass beats within the earth moving non-diegetic soundtrack emerging from the state-of-the-art sound systems in the jammed-up traffic phalanx on the freeway feeder is now hinting elon's hard at work on a new face-saving investor friendly self-vagina-steaming space-x tesla suv that turns children submerged in caves to usefully indocrinated bhud-terror youth soldiers by giving them lots of free mindfulness-submarine rides through the most awesome plumbing tunnels at disneyland, and zuck is considering a major plunge on the project though after a one day stock loss that caused him to plummet from third to sixth wealthiest person on the planet, i just don't think it's fair to be always blaming the world's ills on the rich like some people.

(The kids call it hotboxing we're told.)

Reminded that yesterday was the anniversary of the first submerged hydrogen bomb blast in the Pacific.

These golden years... days.. hours...