Diante Yarber: Police kill black father with barrage of bullets in Walmart parking lot

The killing of 26-year-old Diante Yarber, who is believed to have been unarmed, is being called a brutal case of excessive police force California police fired what sounded like more than 30 bullets at a packed car in a shopping store parking lot, killing a black father of three and injuring a young woman in the latest US law enforcement shooting to spark backlash. Police in Barstow, two hours outside…

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13 truck drivers parked side by side in the middle of the night to save a life.

Around 1 a.m. on April 24, semi-truck drivers in the Oak Park area of Michigan received a distress call from area police: An unidentified man was standing on the edge of a local bridge, apparently ready to jump onto the freeway below. Those drivers then did something amazing. They raced to the scene to help — and lined up their trucks under the bridge, providing a relatively safe landing space…

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25+ Times Accidental Art Was Better Than Your Actual Art

Following on from a previous post, we here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of our favorite artworks created by Mother Nature, those accidental masterpieces that are a serendipitous result of the laws of physics and gravity, and the whims of light, wind and color. Scroll down below to check them out for yourself and take a closer look around you, you never know where accidental art might be…

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Rest in peace to Queen Elizabeth II’s last royal corgi

Queen Elizabeth II with one of her beloved royal corgis.Image: Bettmann Archive The end of an era. Queen Elizabeth II’s last royal corgi, Willow, has reportedly passed away, the Daily Mailreports. The dog was apparently put to sleep on Sunday after a battle with cancer, and royal sources allegedly told the Mail that the queen is taking it “extremely hard.” SEE ALSO: David Attenborough laughing with the Queen is more…

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5 Books You Read in School (That Everybody Gets Wrong)

You probably read some pretty famous works of literature during high school. And by “read,” we mean “sorta skimmed for a while before giving up and checking a summary on Wikipedia” (or Encarta, if you’re unspeakably old). Even if you were among the elite who actually finished assigned books on time, chances are that your genitalia-obsessed teenage mind didn’t catch the most interesting details. As a result, far too many…

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The guns debate is a culture war. And young people will win it | Jessica Valenti

This is a fight between a young, diverse, feminist generation against an old, white, male minority desperate to hang on to power Young activists raised on social media and memes were bound to come up with the best protest signs. At the March for Our Lives, and the national school walkout earlier this month, teenagers held posters blasting politicians and declaring, Girls clothing in school is more regulated than guns…

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UK Goes 55 Hours Without Coal For The First Time Ever

It appears the UK is breaking up with coal for the first time in its 140-year love affair. The nation made its relationship status official earlier this week after producing a record 55 hours of electricity without burning any coal. Data compiled by Bloomberg shows the record was set in London between the hours of 10.25pm on Monday and 5.10am on Thursday, beating the previous 40-hour coal-free record set last…

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Girl Problems Illustrated In 31 Funny Comics By Russian Artist Anastasia Ivanova

Stushona has a background in illustration but has been drawing comics for only 8 months now. “The character is my alter ego,” she told Bored Panda. “It’s a reflective girl who finds non-standard ways of solving problems.” When there’s no inspiration, Anastasia claims she travels or turns to her friends, borrowing their experiences for her works. “I have offended them in my comics,” the Chelyabinsk-based artist confessed. Scroll down to…

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11 Weird Things That Should Have Never Become Popular in the First Place

Have you ever been in this situation? You’re super hungry for a certain something, and you decide to get the recipe online. There’s only one problem though – you have to get through the recipe’s background history first. Advertisement 2. Youtuber scandals And as the press breathlessly reports on every last detail, you can’t help but wonder whether the scandal is really a scandal or something manufactured by PR agents…

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Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress, and the memes were glorious

Thankfully, there were memes. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had his big day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, testifying in front of the Senate judiciary and commerce committees for the Cambridge Analytica data scandal which has rocked the company for the last few weeks. As is with most senate committees, it was long, slow, and well, boring to watch for most. But with all eyes on a figure as large as…

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This Brutal Anti-PETA Rant Is Going Viral, And People Are Shocked To Learn About Their Hypocrisy

PETA, the largest animal rights organization in the world, has been under fire for quite some time now But this emotional rant is trying to uncover the big picture Source: huffingtonpost.com Source: petakillsanimals.com Source: nathanwinograd.com Source: gizmodo.com Shearer Sean Harrison holds a freshly shorn sheep in response to a social media campaign by PETA featuring musician Jona Weinhofen. (Source: abc.net.au) Source: nathanwinograd.com / theatlantic.com Source: peta.org Source: usatoday.com Ahoskie Police Detective Sgt. Jeremy Roberts…

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Suspected White Supremacist Died Building ISIS-Style Bombs

Benjamin Morrow was found dead with white supremacist literature and the ingredients for a notorious bomb known as the Mother of Satan. Morrow, 28, died in an explosion in the kitchen of his Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, apartment on March 5. His home was filled with bomb-making substances so volatile that firefighters chose to destroy the 16-unit apartment block in a controlled blaze, rather than let Morrows neighbors continue to live…

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US, UK and France launch Syria strikes targeting Assad’s chemical weapons

Washington (CNN)The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of Douma. Official: US response to Syria is not over Russia’s news agency TASS reported that none of the missiles fired by the three western nations struck areas near…

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