Piano Performance At Gezi Park Tries To Ease Tension
Davide Martello, an Italian-born pianist and composer, took to a piano in Gezi Park in Turkey Wednesday in an attempt to calm tensions between the riot police and protesters. Tuesday morning authorities entered the park to remove political banners and clean.
Protesters Disrupt NRA Post-Sandy Hook Press Conference
A man and a woman representing codepink.org held these signs up in front of NRA chief Wayne LaPierre. The man was removed from the room shouting, "We need to stop the killing, the NRA is killing our children." According to LaPierre, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."
Ugandan Police Spray Brightly Colored Water On Opposition Party
Disturbing yet strangely beautiful photos of riot police using hoses to spray magenta colored water on a crowd of opposition members, gathered outside of Kampala to mourn protesters who were killed earlier this year. Repression has never been so photogenically surreal.
Ashton Kutcher's Twitter Hacked
Ashton Kutcher's Twitter was hacked while he attended the TED Conference. Someone posted a tweet saying Kutcher had been "punk'd" and asked, "Dude, where's my SSL?" Then there was a follow up referencing "protesters around the world." Seems like a missed opportunity for a "Butterfly Effect" reference.