Andrew Cohen, now a journalism professor but once a Globe and Mail journalist, takes an uncharitable look at the Amanda Lindhout case. From the Dec. 3 National Post: … Who is Amanda Lindhout, what was she doing in Somalia, and why do we call her a journalist? She is from Sylvan Lake, Alta. She was [...]
Or, as the BBC guy puts it, you reap what you throw. Munatar al-Zaidi, the famed Iraqi shoe-tosser, came under attack in Paris this week by a hand-guided shoe. Watch it on this BBC clip.
Gawker posted this Taiwanese animation of the sequence of events behind the Escalade crash that changed the course of human history: (thanks, Michael!)