Posts tagged "photograph"
The number of global newborn deaths each year fell by 1.3 million over the last two decades.
The best and worst countries for babies.
(PHOTO: Finland comes in fourth and has improved its newborn mortality rate in the last two decades, to 1.8 per 1,000 births. Photo by Flickr user Visa Kopu)
I believe it wants to eat me.
Photos of the day
A rabbit jumps over a hurdle at an obstacle course the 5th Open Rabbit Sport Tournament on Aug. 28, 2011 in Rommerz, Germany. Eighty rabbits competed in light-weight, middle-weight and jumping-for-points categories. Rabbit Hopping is a growing trend among pet rabbit owners in Central Europe and the first European Championships are scheduled to be held later this year in Switzerland. (Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)
I was told that I had to stop showing this to people in the office and just go ahead and re-blog it. —Wright
“Plagued by an unemployment rate above 80 percent, arid land, few prospects for industry, abysmal health statistics and life-expectancy rates rivaling those of Haiti, it’s no wonder outsiders ask: Why do the nine tribes constituting the Great Sioux Nation, including those on Pine Ridge, staunchly refuse to accept $1.3 billion from the federal government?”
Why the Sioux Are Refusing $1.3 Billion
(PHOTO: A young Lakota Sioux girl at the 26th annual Powwow on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. BY: Mike Fritz/PBS NewsHour)
Shorter article: because it’s trying to pay them off for the theft of something that is priceless.