Category: Wisdom of Youth


Stunning Aerial Pictures Show Tens Of Thousands Stranded In The Desert At The Gates Of Burning Man

 

 

 

Huge queue: This picture taken by a Burning Man festival-goer who flew into the event shows the enormous tailback at the gate

 

 

 

 

” Incredible pictures taken from the air show the astonishing number of people stranded in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert after rare heavy rains prevented them entering the site of the annual Burning Man festival.

  By now it should resemble something from a post-apocalyptic Mad Max movie, a teeming mini city growing out of the sand.”

 

 

 

Deserted:  Tens of thousands of people should have arrived to create a make-shift city in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. But after Monday morning's rains, the site is empty and will remain so until Tuesday

 

 

 

” But standing water turned the playa 90 miles north of Reno into a quagmire and police barred ticket holders entry to the free-spirited week-long arts event, telling them not to return until Tuesday afternoon.

  Hundreds of vehicles massed outside the gates waiting for the weather to clear up, with some posting messages on Twitter about their predicament using the hashtag #strandedman.

  Festival-goer Jordan Kalev arrived at the event by plane and took pictures of the site as he flew over showing the sheer volume of traffic massed at the entrance and the soggy state of the ground.

  Around 70,000 people were left anxiously waiting for the event to start, with many driving back to Reno rather than queue in the desert. “

 

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Three Teenagers Created An App To Document Police Abuse

 

 

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” The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, is posing some new questions about law enforcement and the militarization of the police.Three teenagers from Georgia have decided to take the issue into their own hands.

  Caleb Christian, 14, and his two sisters — Ima, 16, and Asha, 15 — are about to roll out an app called “Five-O,” which will let users document police abuse and join together as a community to problem-solve.

  Five-O lets users submit the details of any incident of police abuse and rate the specific officer. The app also has community boards for different counties so that users can communicate and plan responses to any difficulties with local police.

  The idea is to collect data that users can then bring to community activists, the media, and other forms of law enforcement. That way, it’s not just “he said, she said,” Caleb said.”  

 

 

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Drunk Mexican Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In Head While Posing For Selfie

 

 

The 21-year-old was still alive when cops arrived, but died at the scene shortly afterwards.

 

 

” A Mexican veterinarian accidentally shot himself dead as he posed for a Facebook selfie with a pistol, police said.

  Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, had reportedly been drinking with pals in Mexico City last weekend when he pointed the loaded gun at his face for the snap.

  But the .45 caliber weapon discharged – and he was hit in the temple by the bullet.

  Neighbors heard the gunshot and called cops.

  Officers arrived to find him still alive, but they lost a battle to save him – and he was declared dead at the scene soon after.”

 

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Someone Tried To Shame Her Body With Graffiti, But This Teen Took An Awesome Photo Instead

 

 

 

” When 14-year-old Carleigh O’Connell heard that a gibe about her body had been spray-painted on a cement block for her whole town to see, she responded in the unlikeliest, but most awesome of ways: She snapped a photo while posing proudly with the graffiti.

  She then shared the image on social media and told her mom, Daryl, to do the same.

  She wanted the image to go viral. She wanted to turn the story around.

” [Carleigh] decided that she was going to be stronger than hurtful words on the concrete and that she was going to be proud of her figure,” the teen’s mom wrote in a Sunday Facebook post. “She also told me that she feels complete sympathy for the teenagers across the country who face this everyday. She understands and wants all of them to find strength inside to rise above the nastiness and be empowered by who you are, how you are made and what is in your heart.” “

 

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‘First Moon Party’: Mom Gets Clever Revenge When Daughter Lies About Her First Period In Comical Ad

 

 

 

 

 

 

” While this video, which is actually a commercial by Hello Flo to promote its Period Starter Kit, isn’t for anyone uncomfortable with the word “vagina,” it is a pretty hilarious parody of the drama girls and parents go through during those important pre-teen years.

  Some kids want to grow up way too fast. But when one girl fakes her first period so she can fit in with her friends, her tough (and clever) mom isn’t having it.

  Instead of getting onto her daughter for lying, she punishes her in the most hilarious way – by throwing a “First Moon Party” to celebrate her arrival into womanhood. There’s a uterus pinata, pin the pad on the period, a red fondue fountain – everything that could possibly embarrass a preteen girl, all in one convenient location.”

 

 

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VIDEO: College Students Asked To Help Get Hillary Out Of Debt; Their Reactions Are A Must Watch

 

 

 

 

” Hillary Clinton cried ‘woe is me’ as she lamented on the ‘fact’ that she and her husband Bill were not only dead broke when they left the White House, they were also, according to Hillary, in debt. Given the fact that they lived in the White House for 8 years with nearly all of their expenses paid, many have found that supposed fact that Hillary is trying to sell to be simple not believable. In addition, the fact that Hillary received an $8 million signing bonus for her memoirs soon after they left the White House makes her claim even more laughable.

  Charging $200,000 per speech, Bill and Hillary Clinton have raked in the dough to help pay for the houses that Hillary claims they struggled to afford. They have supposedly made over $100 million since they left the White House. 

  Caleb Bonham, from Campus Reform, ventured onto the Georgetown Campus in Washington, DC to collect donations from students for the “Hillary Clinton Fund for Broke Politicians.” The reactions from the students are quite funny and some of them have some choice words that address Hillary’s claim. The fund received a whopping $5.62 in total donations which, Campus Reform says, was sent to the Clintons posh residence in D.C.”

 

Many thanks to TPNN  , and be sure to check out the comments at Youtube , they’re hysterical .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salutatorian At Brawley Challenges High School Administration With His Christian Faith

 

 

 

” Brooks Hamby, a senior at BUHS, had his speech denied three times by the high school administration for expressing his Christian faith.”

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“Ridiculously harsh prank!”

 

 

    This prank is downright mean , but we have to admit that we burst out laughing anyway . Fathers teach lessons the hard way sometimes . Lots of hating in the comments , see where you stand … funny or abusive ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Bully Gets The Old One Touch KO, Wobbly And Bloody Mouth

 

 

 

The bully is wobbly on his feet and can barely stand up .

High Schoolers School Nancy Pelosi On NSA Abuse

 

 

 

     While being confronted about domestic surveillance and fourth amendment violations a group of high school students  get Nancy Pelosi to blame Bush and defend the NSA , thus revealing her to be the tool that she is .

This Young Lady And Her Dogs Are Trying To Win A Weekly Contest On Serengetee

 

 

 

 

 

    Dear readers , please help this young lady become Serengetee‘s “Fan Of The Week” on Facebook . If you like what you see and are a Facebook user please follow this link and give this beautiful young woman and her pups a like . We thank you kindly .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secret Underground Vault Contains All Lego Sets In History

 

 

 

 

 

 

” I watched The Lego Movie once again. Like the first time, I cried like a little kid. It’s a good movie, but the strong emotional reaction came from deep inside, firing the same childhood memories that The Lego Memory Lane—Leg0 HQ’s underground secret vault with all their sets—did when I visited it in Billund, Denmark.

  In Billund, everything is awesome. I was there back in June 2008 during an exclusive tour of the factory and it’s a magical wonderland. I saw how bricks and minifigs are made. How they store them in a giant 65-foot-high Lego cathedral controlled by robots—which seems out of Willy Wonka. Then I visited their museum house—the original family home of the company founder—which has some of the best and most famous Lego sets in history on display.

  But it was under that house where I found the Holy Grail of Nostalgia, a high security vault that contains every Lego set in history. This is the article I wrote about it back then. I realized it contains the reason why The Lego Movie hit me right in the feels.

  I have to confess that life hasn’t been very good lately. Work around the clock, not enough free time, trying to have kids and crashing badly… all while moving to a country I don’t particularly like, away from my best friends and family. Maybe that’s why visiting Lego’s Memory Lane-the secret vault guarding almost every Lego set ever manufactured-touched me in a way I didn’t expect.

  This wasn’t amazement or simple awe. I was already astonished to no end by the tour of the Lego factory. No, this was something else, something bigger than the impressive view of the 4,720 Lego sets inside this lair. These weren’t just simple boxes full of bricks. These were tickets to ride a time portal to emotions and simpler days long forgotten.”

Read more at Gizmodo.Sploid

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested After Two Years On The Run

 

 

 

 

” One of the founders of file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been arrested in southern Sweden to serve an outstanding sentence for copyright violations after being on the run for nearly two years, Swedish police said on Saturday.

  Peter Sunde had been wanted by Interpol since 2012 after being sentenced in Sweden to prison and fined for breaching copyright laws.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

” We have been looking for him since 2012,” said Carolina Ekeus, spokeswoman at the Swedish National Police Board. “He was given eight months in jail so he has to serve his sentence.”

  Ekeus said Sunde had been arrested on Saturday in the southern Swedish county of Skane but she was not able to provide further details.

  Four men linked to Pirate Bay were originally sentenced to one year in prison and a fine of 32 million crowns ($4.8 million). An appeals court later reduced the prison sentences by varying amounts, but raised the fine to 46 million Swedish crowns ($6.9 million).”

 

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21 Kids Who Outsmarted Their Tests

 

 

1.) An understandable solution to the formula.

 

 

 

” If your parents or family have ever complained about your time as a child, take that as a compliment. The hardest children to raise are often the most clever; they can just outwit their parents, making life hard for them. Take these kids for example. They knew what their teachers wanted them to do… but they decided to do something way more awesome.

  Most adults wouldn’t be able to think of responses that are this witty or clever. Even though these are the wrong answers, I would have given theses kids an A+.”

 

 

10.) It's still a "beer law."

 

 

 

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Snapchat CEO ‘Mortified’ By Leaked Stanford Fraternity E-Mails

 

 

 

 

 

Snapchat Inc. Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel apologized for e-mails he sent during his fraternity days that celebrated getting drunk and convincing sorority women to perform sexual acts.

  The profanity-laced e-mails were published yesterday by Gawker Media LLC’s Valleywag blog and mostly related to Spiegel organizing Stanford University fraternity parties for Kappa Sigma in 2009 and 2010. In one missive, Spiegel recounts being so drunk he peed on a woman in bed with him.

“ I’m obviously mortified and embarrassed that my idiotic e-mails during my fraternity days were made public,” Spiegel said in an e-mailed statement yesterday. “I have no excuse. I’m sorry I wrote them at the time and I was jerk to have written them. They in no way reflect who I am today or my views towards women.” “

 

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Kid Predicaments

 

 

 

This young man has a dilemma on his hands that most men can only dream of … watch and smile 

Comey: FBI ‘Grappling’ With Hiring Policy Concerning Marijuana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Monday was a big day for the nation’s cyber police. The Justice Department charged five Chinese military officials with hacking, and brought charges against the creators of powerful hacking software.

  But FBI Director James B. Comey said Monday that if the FBI hopes to continue to keep pace with cyber criminals, the organization may have to loosen up its no-tolerance policy for hiring those who like to smoke marijuana.

  Congress has authorized the FBI to add 2,000 personnel to its rolls this year, and many of those new recruits will be assigned to tackle cyber crimes, a growing priority for the agency. And that’s a problem, Mr. Comey told the White Collar Crime Institute, an annual conference held at the New York City Bar Association in Manhattan. A lot of the nation’s top computer programmers and hacking gurus are also fond of marijuana.

I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cyber criminals and some of those kids want to smoke weed on the way to the interview,” Mr. Comey said.

  Mr. Comey said that the agency was “grappling with the question right now” of how to amend the agency’s marijuana policies, which excludes from consideration anyone who has smoked marijuana in the previous three years, according to the FBI’s Web site. One conference goer asked Mr. Comey about a friend who had shied away from applying because of the policy. “He should go ahead and apply,” despite the marijuana use, Mr. Comey said.”

 

More on the FBI’s dilemma at WSJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Perfect Response From Tickld

 

 

This graduate pretty much sums up the current state of “Higher Educational” affairs .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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17-Year-Old Student Tops Sitting W.Va. Lawmaker

 

 

 

Saira Blair, 17-year-old politician, teen politician

 

 

” A week before her high school graduation, Saira Blair was barely old enough to vote when she unseated a West Virginia lawmaker almost four times her age.

  After Tuesday’s GOP primary, the 17-year-old is one election away from becoming the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history. Larry Swan, sworn in as a 20-year-old delegate in 1972, set the current record.”

 

 

Saira’s pledge to the voters of district 59 …

 

 

” Blair’s birthday is in July, so she would just meet the 18-year-old minimum age for West Virginia House of Delegates members. Seventeen-year-olds who will turn 18 by the November election can vote in West Virginia’s primary.

  Soft-spoken and on-message, Blair is a churchgoer who says she is pro-life, pro-family, pro-gun rights and pro-business. She can rattle off a laundry list of businesses taxes she wants abolished or lowered.

” People saw that you don’t need to wait until you are 40, 50 or 60 to realize our conservative principles are beneficial to everyone,” the Martinsburg teen said of her primary win.”

 

 

   Read more of this intrepid young lady’s quest to be the youngest state legislator in West Virginia history . If you like what you see , give her a like on Facebook , perhaps contact her here to offer your help or donate some cash . This is the only address we could find to contribute to Saira’s campaign:

47 Wasser Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25403

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suited Band Of Brothers Stands Up For Unstoppable 6-Year-Old

 

 

 

 

 

 

” When Danny Keefe was born, his parents were told he would be severely handicapped both physically and mentally due to a serious brain hemorrhage.

  But the dapper little boy with the infectious smile and indomitable spirit defied those predictions, the Enterprise reported.

  The Mitchell Elementary School kindergartner is just like any other 6-year-old in every way but two, his grandfather Richard Osterman said.

  Danny speaks with difficulty due to childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and he wears a suit and tie every day by his own choosing.

“ CAS has not kept Danny down. He keeps up with his siblings as well as a host of friends both children and adults,” Osterman said.

  Danny, the official waterboy for the Bridgewater Badgers Div. 5 Peewees, cuts quite a figure on the sidelines with his suit and fedora, like a miniature Tom Landry, Osterman said. And he’s forged an unbreakable bond with the boys on the team, his parents said.

  So, when the quarterback, Tommy Cooney, heard Danny was getting picked on because of the way he speaks, he took it upon himself to do something about it.

  The 11-year-old Williams Intermediate School fifth-grader decided to wear a suit to school just like Danny in a show of support for his young friend.

“ He’s such a good person. He doesn’t let it bother him. He goes on with his day. He’s a 6-year-old kid. We should all respect that,” said Tommy, whose father, Tom, is the team’s head coach.

  Tommy told his fellow Badgers about “Danny Appreciation Day” and they all thought it was a great idea, including Danny’s older brother Tim, 10, who plays on the team.

  On Wednesday, Nov. 20, more than 40 students from Mitchell and Williams crowded around the little boy with the winning personality in the Williams library cheering “Danny, Danny.” “

 

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New Paltz Students Find $40K In A Couch

 

 

Lara Russo with the cash found stashed in the couch

 

 

 

 

” It was an ethical dilemma straight from the textbooks: Imagine you and two of your friends find a small fortune of cash inside a crummy old couch you bought for cheap at a second-hand shop. Would you trace the money back to its owner, or would you keep it to spend on your heart’s deepest desires? A SUNY New Paltz student and two friends dealt with this dilemma first hand early March 2014.

  Third-year geology student Reese Werkhoven, Mount Holyoke College graduate Cally Guasti and SUNY New Paltz graduate Lara Russo were getting cozy on their new couch for the first time, when Werkhoven ruffled himself a plastic envelope from under the couch’s patchy arm.

“ I almost peed,” Werkhoven said. Inside the envelope was a wad of twenties that added up to $700.

“ The most money I’d ever found in a couch was like fifty cents. Honestly, I’d be ecstatic to find just $5 in a couch.”

  The group began a thorough excavation, maneuvering the couch in all directions so that every linty crevice could be probed to find more money.

“ Just when we thought we pulled out the last envelope we’d find another $1,000 a few minutes later,” said Guasti.

  Twenty minutes after sitting on an old musky couch, three college students were now miraculously standing on $40,000 in cash.

  For a while, there were no notes, no names, or anything else that could have told them who the money belonged to. For all they knew the money was fair game.

  Then there was a game changer. Russo found a woman’s name on one of the envelopes.

“ We had a lot of moral discussions about the money,” Russo said. “We all agreed that we had to bring the money back to whoever it belonged to… it’s their money– we didn’t earn it. However, there were a lot of gray areas we had to consider.”

 

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