What about Evolution?People say we’re genetically programmed to go for masculine men. If anything, we’re programmed to go for partners that are most likely to produce successful children with us. In the past that may have been masculine men, but today it is not.
A number of buildings have been burned, looted and vandalised in recent days, prompting the activation of the state’s National Guard troops.Frustration was already simmering over the recent deaths of two other black Americans, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia and Breonna Taylor.How did George Floyd die?The full report by the county medical examiner has not been released, but the complaint states that the post mortem examination did not find evidence of “traumatic asphyxia or strangulation”.The medical examiner noted Mr Floyd had underlying heart conditions and the combination of these, “potential intoxicants in his system” and being restrained by the officers “likely contributed to his death”.The report says Mr Chauvin had his knee on Mr Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds almost three minutes of which was after Mr Floyd became non responsive.Nearly two minutes before he removed his knee the other officers checked Mr Floyd’s right wrist for a pulse and were unable to find one. He was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center in an ambulance and pronounced dead around an hour later.Protesters are seen outside of a liquor store on fireProtesters gather to watch a liquor store burningThe Minnesota police handbook states that officers trained on how to compress a detainee’s neck without applying direct pressure to the airway can use a knee under its use of force policy. This is regarded as a non deadly force option.What has Trump said?At the White House on Friday, President Donald Trump called the incident “a terrible, terrible thing” and said he had spoken with Mr Floyd’s family, whom he described as “terrific people”.He said he had asked the justice department to expedite an investigation it announced on Friday into whether any civil rights laws were violated in Mr Floyd’s death.Protesters use a barricade to try and break the windows of the 3rd Police PrecinctThe president also said “looters should not be allowed to drown out the voices of so many peaceful protesters”..
The film stars Jemaine Clement, whom you might know from the comedy group Flight of the Conchords he plays the vampire Vladislav, who happens to be 862 years old. Taika Waititi plays his younger flatmate Viago, a spritely 379. Clement says they had two ideas: One, make a film about the centuries long struggles of vampires, and two, “a mockumentary about something you couldn’t document .