Monday, January 26, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

cambridge, ma

"Do you want to mentor an immigrant teenager? Because my organisation's got lots."

cambridge fire department: practice at fresh pond



colorado

A woman who'd convinced her healthy six year old son that he was dying of leukemia raised tens of thousands of dollars in fundraising for him. She was found out when an oncologist from the children's hospital overheard her discussing her son's health at her hairdresser's and, realising that the boy was not a patient, contacted authorities.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

"black lives matter" protest on mass ave


cambridge, ma

"I told them, 'you should enjoy the pool, while you're still in it!'"

italy

In 1975 a worker for Fiat bought at a lost property auction two paintings that had been left on a train. When he tried to sell them last year, he was told that they were by Gaugin and Bonnard, they had a value of 35million euros, and they'd been stolen. As the original owners have no heirs, he has been allowed to keep them.