The horrifying implication of Zootopia

I just saw the new Disney movie Zootopia, a wacky retelling of 48 Hours but with more racism. It was enjoyable!

But it was also confusing in some regards, and when you start probing deeper, they all tie together in creepy ways.

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The bullfighting baby the world deserves, but not the one it needs right now

Because the world loves jokes at my expense, we are continuing with our stories involving bulls.

Because the world is a dark and unpredictable place, this time the story involves a baby.

Yes, it’s time to talk about the bullfighter who took his baby with him into the ring while putting a large, dangerous animal through its paces.

Because the world is a fascinating, ego-driven place, we know about this due to the bullfighter posting a picture of it on his Instagram account. Continue reading

The cat’s out of the bag, history

Western culture has long had a habit of downplaying the achievements of other civilizations, with only recent times reversing the trend.

Arabs were advanced beyond their European peers, with the Europeans only catching up when trade opened up between them. Asians, particularly the Chinese, had an incredible culture and sophisticated devices. Both were neglected in the history books.

Now researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered another advanced culture that was buried by the Europeans: cats.

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The Sochi Olympics version would involve bears

High schools often host prom after-parties to try to give teens something to do besides what the popular kids are going to do. The problem, of course, is that those events cost money, so the schools hold fundraisers.

That’s the case for Brunswick High School in Ohio, but now they’re in hot water for how they’re trying to raise money.

Angry parents, residents, and groups have been planning protests in response to the school’s scheduled event of donkey ball.

It's just what you imagined.

It’s what you imagined.

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