Liberal Party spokesman, during the government of Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier (pictured), on his party’s retraction of the Conservative’s earlier Franchisement Bill, which gave limited citizenship rights to “Indian” males:
"It is a derogation to the dignity of the people and an insult to free white people in the country to place them on a level with pagan and barbarian Indians”
Source: Page 257 in Canada’s First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times by Olive Dickason, 2009.
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archeologists in England.
"They are beautiful finds, as they represent a snapshot, a single moment in history," said Nick Daffern, a senior project.
Excellent point! Artifacts like these typify the beauty found in archaeology, it is something so familiar yet so temporally distant from us. Furthermore, D’AAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWW. Roman Puppies.
Illustrations for Macbeth (1880-90), Luc-Olivier Merson
Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, putting them side-by-side in the some of the most adorable portraits ever.
This is so cute
writing adult emails is awful
hi [name of person],
this formatting is making me uncomfortable but I have to tell you something / ask you something that is vital to my career as a student.
I re-read and edited that sentence for an hour, but you’ll probably just glance over it for half a second.
Clownifying ads: A good laugh at their expense.
Guerrilla resistance to advertising:
If advertisements typically occupy our lives as a taken-for-granted source of psychological coercion, this campaign reminds us to (1) actually look at what we’re seeing and (2) remember not to take ads, their messages, or their products too seriously.