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I’m not sure we, as a species, ever Had any. I think we’re only now starting to find it. And do we ever need to get to finding it fast.

kiranirvanna:

I’m not sure we, as a species, ever Had any. I think we’re only now starting to find it. And do we ever need to get to finding it fast.

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micdotcom:

5 disturbing facts about police militarization in America

Those cops in riot armor beating and tear-gassing protesters in Ferguson didn’t drop out of thin air. As American police continue to receive billions in military-grade equipment free or subsidized by the Pentagon and Homeland Security, they’ve predictably started to act more like a military force in hostile territory than the public’s protectors.

Facts from ACLU report show just how big the problem has become Follow micdotcom

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Golgi staining in the mouse cerebral cortex and hippocampus
With its grooves and ridges, the cerebral cortex is the “brainy-looking” part of our brain. It’s divided into the left and right hemispheres and plays an important role in memory, attention, thought and language. Nestled underneath the cortex is the hippocampus. As part of the limbic system, the hippocampus controls emotion, behavior, motivation and the establishment of long-term memories. 
Photo Credit: Anna Kamitakahara and Richard Simerly, PhD, from The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

researchchla:

Golgi staining in the mouse cerebral cortex and hippocampus

With its grooves and ridges, the cerebral cortex is the “brainy-looking” part of our brain. It’s divided into the left and right hemispheres and plays an important role in memory, attention, thought and language. Nestled underneath the cortex is the hippocampus. As part of the limbic system, the hippocampus controls emotion, behavior, motivation and the establishment of long-term memories. 

Photo Credit: Anna Kamitakahara and Richard Simerly, PhD, from The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

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Update, 4:30 p.m.: The ACLU, responding to BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner on Twitter, says that the officer involved in the incident described above has been removed from duty following a public ACLU complaint.

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micdotcom:

Iraq and Afghanistan war equipment is flowing down to your local police

Police departments are getting tens of thousands of light machine guns and automatic rifles, Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored vehicles, camouflage and night-vision gear, ammunition, silencers and even aircrafts. And while departments welcome the new equipment, their prevalent use in middle America might be somewhat alarming. Highly-equipped SWAT teams are being called with alarming frequency, even for routine tasks that were formerly handled by regular uniformed officers.

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