A Three-Ring Circus in Finland: Soldiers, ‘Loldiers’ and Asylum Seekers – The New York Times

Torch-wielding anti-immigrant vigilante group sees itself as Batman-type heroes, and its comedic mockers as villains.

“About 1,200 refugees so far have relocated to Finland’s third-largest city, prompting a rise in nationalists, and in champions of multiculturalism.”

Source: A Three-Ring Circus in Finland: Soldiers, ‘Loldiers’ and Asylum Seekers – The New York Times

 

Australia’s birds of prey are starting bushfires DELIBERATELY | Daily Mail Online

Scientists from Penn State University have compiled a study that suggests that fires have spread in the Australian bush due to birds dropping smouldering sticks and embers on wildlife below.

Angel wing begonias

A hybrid of Begonia aconitifolia and Begonia coccinea, with juicy edible flowers that taste sweet and tart. Should make an interesting salad. In the PPG Aquarium at the Pittsburgh Zoo in Pittsburgh, PA.