“And I said, R.J., which is my older son, get up, son. And right when I said get up and I put my hands on him, the walls went, and he went. He just - he left. The tornado took him right then. I held onto what I have which is James Peter, and my wife held onto my other son, which I could hear her praying to my left. And I was praying over my boy, and I said -and I could see his little face (unintelligible) I could see him. He was looking up. I said it’s OK. It’s OK. And I was getting hit, you know? I was just shielding him. And my wife yells - she said: Do you have R.J.? I said no. I said I don’t. And then, I heard her get louder praying. And then, I started - I kept going, and I look up, and my oldest son come walking right through the rubble.”—Reginald Eppes, a survivor of the deadly tornado that has already claimed nearly 300 lives, tells NPR how his oldest son was pulled from their home by the tornado. His son survived and found his way back home with minimal injuries. Read full segment (via centerforinvestigativereporting)
I don’t really express my opinions on here much, but here goes.
I posted an article about Apple and how crap they turn out to be for the environment, no surprise there.
What really shocked me was the comments made by certain people, for example - “I don’t give a crap, because i need my mac” was…
I generally don’t talk about this either, but I fucking hate Apple and Jobs. This is sure to piss off the fanboys, but I don’t care. I agree with you fully. It says a lot about society if you think about it. I never try to judge, but I do judge the fanboys/girls. Elitist jackasses. I’ve had so many say “You don’t have Mac?” No, I don’t have parental trust funds to pay for one. I never thought I’d see the day when people judged on a brand of computer. How fucked up is that?
Passes and I think these situations are the result of that as a society have the values changed.
It is not only an issue with Apple. It is with the Mercedes Benz. With the brand of your shoes. And many other things.
I always think that the most interesting people (in his human aspect) are those that make the right questions. And not the people, who have the best responses.
It’s funny how only a few years after putting out this song, OutKast became one of the most successful hip-hop groups of all time, with six Grammies under their belts. All this despite being the polar opposite of mainstream hip-hop. I guess sometimes people do get what they deserve.
Currently across North America the rain storms that are falling are most likely dumping Cesium and other Radioactive material all across the land. Please keep your pets and children out of the rain water as a precaution.