From the U.N. press note:
The reasons for this tragedy are diverse; hunger, malnutrition, dirty water or the absence of vaccine protection. Every single one of these problems can weaken the immune system so much that avoidable diseases lead to life-threatening danger. International Children’s Fund helps those children in need, especially in Africa.
The Wuppertaler Kurrende boys’ choir performs Tears For Fears’ “Mad World,” an appropriately depressing song, particularly this line:
“And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad, the dreams in which I’m dying, are the best I’ve ever had…”
Ad agency: Grey, Düsseldorf.
- Three major U.S. airlines — Delta, American, and United — have banned the transport of big game trophies after the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
- On August 4th, 2011, the death of Mark Duggan — an unarmed black man — at the hands of police officers in north London sparked nationwide riots.
- Two people were killed and at least 22 injured after a circus tent collapsed amid stormy weather Monday evening in New Hampshire.