Cassie McKeever

235 Flips | 8 Magazines | 7 Likes | 7 Followers | @CassieMcKeever | 26 year old from South Carolina, but soon to be in Seattle! Went to the UofSC for my double B.A. in History and Art History (minor in Japanese).

Ancient 'massacre' unearthed near Lake Turkana, Kenya

<b>Archaeologists say they have unearthed the earliest evidence of warfare between hunter-gatherers to be scientifically dated, at a remote site in northern Kenya.</b><p>The 10,000-year-old remains of 27 people found west of Lake Turkana show that they met violent deaths.<p>They were left to die there rather …

Where are all the women in the street art scene?

Cast your mind to the vibrant, confronting and fascinating world of street art; what names come to mind when you think of the artists dominating the scene? A man who needs no introduction, Banksy? Portuguese graffiti artist Vhils? Self-described ‘photograffeur' JR? Even newcomers like French …

As a Japanese Man Living in America, Gun Violence Is My New Reality

When I was growing up in the suburbs of Tokyo, Japan, I remember watching stories of American gun violence unfold on a television screen with confusion. Japanese news analysts and I had similar questions: Why do so many Americans have guns? What are they afraid of? If gun violence is such an issue, …

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What's it like to be black in Japan?

<b>"Japan really loves black people."</b><p>That's one quote that sums up a viral video of black people talking frankly about their life in a country that is stereotypically depicted as being frosty to outsiders. The 80-minute documentary Black in Japan, along with a shorter version, have collectively been …

Hurricane Joaquin: Obama declares emergency in South Carolina

<b>US President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina, as heavy rainfall is set to lead to more flooding over the weekend in many parts of the east coast.</b><p>It has been raining for much of the week, but a weather system connected to Hurricane Joaquin in the Caribbean is …

Here's Sebastian Vettel's Awesome 'Hand Sketched' Japan Helmet

In an attempt to be popular (that spectacularly backfired) the FIA decided to ban helmet changes for 2015, meaning we no longer see interesting new …

Sebastian Vettel

In Japan, You Can Hire a Handsome Boy To Wipe Your Tears Away

Generally speaking, it’s inadvisable to schedule a cry while at the office, but a new service in Tokyo is banking on the idea that the presence of a …

Hiroo Onada: Japanese soldier who surrendered after 29 years

<b>When the Japanese surrendered during WWII, one unknowing soldier spent 29 years staying true to his word until someone finally dragged him out of the</b> …

Russia and Poland in spat over World War Two cause

<b>Poland is to summon the Russian ambassador over remarks which appeared to suggest he said Poland was partly to blame for the start of World War Two.</b><p>Sergey Andreyev said Poland had blocked a coalition against Nazi Germany several times in the run-up to war.<p>He also said the USSR's invasion of Poland …

Neo-Nazi, radical feminist and violent jihadist - all at once

<b>To some he was an Islamist extremist, to others a radical feminist, to others a neo-Nazi. These are all online identities that seem to have belonged to Joshua Goldberg - but in reality he was none of these things.</b><p>They were simply online aliases used to whip up ideological hatred, with seemingly …

Two Christian Fundamentalists Walk Into A County Clerk's Office...

MAN: We'd like to get married. To each other.<p>WOMAN: Yes. We believe in the traditional definition of marriage. God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.<p>CLERK: Of course. Right away. Just fill out these forms.<p><i>Couple fills out forms.</i><p>MAN: You hear about that clerk down in Kentucky, the one …

Orderly German welcome masks chaos for refugees | Reuters

MUNICH (Reuters) - The refugees arrive exhausted in Germany, are greeted and fed by waiting volunteers, then whisked away to reception centers around the country. It all seems as smooth as the assembly line in a BMW factory.<p>Behind this efficient welcome for asylum seekers, though, are scenes of …

Japan floods: City of Joso hit by 'unprecedented' rain

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1192000/1192512_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524680956_4625dc86496eb87100aa345953fbfb87<p><b>Widespread flooding and landslides in north-east Japan have forced more than 90,000 people to abandon their homes.</b><p>The city of Joso, north of the …

Being 'Hafu' in Japan

TOKYO — Ariana Miyamoto was born and raised in Japan and speaks fluent Japanese. But she said most people in her homeland see her as a foreigner.<p>“My appearance isn’t Asian,” she said, “[but] I think I’m very much Japanese on the inside.”<p>Miyamoto, 21, was born to a Japanese mother and an …

Queen Elizabeth Becomes UK's Longest-Reigning Monarch

"Over the last 63 years, Her Majesty has been a rock of stability in a world of constant change."<p>EDINBURGH — Queen Elizabeth, who ascended the throne aged just 25 as her exhausted country struggled to recover from the ravages of World War Two, makes history on Wednesday when she becomes Britain's …

Ten Castles that Made Medieval Britain: Windsor Castle

By James Turner<p>At one time the greatest palace complex in Europe and a favoured haunt of the British Royal family to this day, Windsor Castle is a …

14 Years After 9/11, the War on Terror Is Accomplishing Everything bin Laden Hoped It Would

Fourteen years later and do you even believe it? Did we actually live it? Are we still living it? And how improbable is that?<p>Fourteen years of wars, …

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Streetwear

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Kim Davis Is Not a Patriot

The martyr business in America is booming. It’s a growth industry, like yoga pants, prisons and celebrity nip-slip sites. Caterers, cake-makers, …

Artist's Delicate Paper Zoo Bridges the Gap Between 2D and 3D Art

Paper artist Calvin Nicholls continues to develop a paper zoo that's as diverse as it is beautiful. Using scissors, a scalpel, glue, and an X-ACTO knife, the creator forms intricate paper sculptures that look as though they're about to come alive. He recreates a variety of animals—from birds with …

Melbourne girl stranded in Vietnam after father allegedly took off with passports

A Melbourne schoolgirl has been stranded in Vietnam for two weeks after her father allegedly took off with her passport then claimed it was stolen at …

The Queen and I: 63 memories for 63 years as monarch

<b>On 9 September 2015 Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history, breaking the record held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.</b><p>As the Queen marks this milestone we asked you to share your "moments" with her from the past 63 years.<p>Here is a snapshot of 63 of …

What does our impact on Earth look like from space?

According to popular myth, the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from space. In fact, until recently, no evidence of human …

The 5 best places to see street art in London

London has one of the most vibrant and exciting street art scenes in the world. It's always changing, of course, but Greg Key reveals the best places …

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Take a Hallucinatory Boat Ride Inside a Museum

Artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot fills the Palais de Tokyo with water so visitors can take surreal boat rides.<p>Artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has filled up the Palais de Tokyo contemporary art museum with water, and is asking visitors to captain boats around the museum. The exhibition, <i>ACQUAALTA</i>, …

Tate Modern’s autumn show, The World Goes Pop, finally gives female pop artists their dues

Marilyn Monroe’s face, printed over and over again. Cartoon-strip women, embraced by lovers or crying on the phone. Some of the most famous works of …

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What if a re-reading of the data reveals the Reagan and Clinton years actually boosted the wages of blue collar and middle income households?<p>One of the statistical touchstones for left-leaning economists is the run of figures showing that US workers have suffered three decades of flat wages. There …

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Fukushima disaster: Japan reopens radiation-hit Naraha

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1191000/1191572_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524680956_547cf1b59a056493ad3cbbf091073ec4<p><b>Japan is inviting residents to return to a town evacuated in 2011 after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.</b><p>Naraha is the first town to allow people …

Millions moan that there's only one topic on Chinese TV

You've heard the serious side of China's Victory Day parade marking military victory over Japanese forces in World War Two.<p>But click the above to watch BBC Trending's report on the sarcasm, jokes and complaints that went viral.<p><i>Video journalist: Nathalia Zuo</i><p><b>For more videos subscribe to</b> BBC …