This 5-part doc covers the competitive (and I’ll be honest, kind of scary) world of high-stakes gaming. It’s about an hour long, and gives short glimpses into South Korean tournaments, cosplay, internet addiction, British gaming celebrities and superfans. It’s definitely interesting, as Vice tends to be, but also suffers from the typical Vice lol-laugh-at-the-weirdos objective stance. Cool thing though.
What a fucking badass. This guy revolutionized taxidermy by pioneering the technique of sculpting bone and musculature under the carcass rather than stuffing it with sawdust or cotton, as was common in his time. Almost all of the dioramas he made from his safaris are still in view at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Oh, and he beat up a leopard once.
Today, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for an open investigation on the death of his predecessor in 1961. This article, from 2011, details the possible US involvement in Dag Hammarskjöld’s death. Hammarskjöld died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia while on a diplomatic mission to prop up the government of Congo, which Allied forces saw as a Soviet sympathizer.
I HAVEN’T LISTENED TO THE NEW KENDRICK ALBUM YET FORGIVE ME
but here’s a picture of Senate Budget Committee Chair Mike Enzi looking like he just stole candy from a baby
and Kanye looking exceedingly gleeful when asked about Obama calling his house