Thursday, January 19, 2017
PresidentialTrump (@MatureTrumpTwts) is an alternative parody account of how a mature, more presidential Trump should tweet. For instance, instead of this angry juvenile tweet:
Presidential Trump suggests this one:"It wasn't Donald Trump that divided this country, this country has been divided for a long time!" Stated today by Reverend Franklin Graham.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 19, 2017
Trump should put him on the payroll!In one day I take the oath to lead our great nation. I will do so solemnly, understanding there is much work to be done to heal our divide. https://t.co/xM6B0vVMTy— PresidentialTrump (@MatureTrumpTwts) January 19, 2017
FiveThirtyEight published almost 1,000 charts and maps on 2016. They have posted 52 of their favourites.
Mohammed Qutaish is a 14 year old Syrian boy who aspires to becoming an architect He constructed “Future Aleppo” in his family’s apartment while the city suffered relentless aerial bombardment. His sorrow inspired him to build a charming model city of neatly-gridded buildings, confections of rose and yellow. Their rooftops are equipped with the conveniences of helipads, solar panels, and pools. Mohammed envisions he and his friends swimming after school. At the bottom left is the Citadel, Aleppo’s ancient hilltop fortification.
The four by four foot section shown at Mmuseumm 2 in NY is a piece of a much larger model with impressive skyscrapers and suspension bridges. The Syrian journalist and filmmaker Waad Alkateab helped smuggle out part of “Future Aleppo” as the Qutaish family evacuated earlier in 2016.