It is a battle of amateurs and semiprofessionals — an emotional, dirty, ad-hoc war and a major accident waiting to happen.
Children of Men-themed carnival takes over British capital.

Children of Men-themed carnival takes over British capital.

One of these things is not like the other…

One of these things is not like the other…

CSM: American college kid joins Libya rebels for 'vacation'

If in the very likely event that this moron gets himself killed via the myriad ways to die on a modern battlefield, I hope he isn’t idealised in the same way as that fucking dead idiot Christopher McCandless.

Pool photographers from the White House, take pictures of themselves before boarding Air Force One at the Galeao air base in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, 2011. US President Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, departed from Rio de Janeiro Monday for Chile, the second leg of his Latin American tour. Obama’s first tour of the region as president opened in Brazil and will be followed by stops in Chile and El Salvador. (Getty Images)

Pool photographers from the White House, take pictures of themselves before boarding Air Force One at the Galeao air base in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, 2011. US President Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, departed from Rio de Janeiro Monday for Chile, the second leg of his Latin American tour. Obama’s first tour of the region as president opened in Brazil and will be followed by stops in Chile and El Salvador. (Getty Images)

Firefighters surround the Qantas Airways A380 passenger plane flight QF32 after it made an emergency landing in Singapore’s Changi International airport due to blowing one of its engines mid-air. Photograph: Wong May-E/AP
While this may leave me open to accusations of being overly simplistic or parochial, I’d very much like to reiterate my “If it ain’t Boeing, I ain’t going” rule.

Firefighters surround the Qantas Airways A380 passenger plane flight QF32 after it made an emergency landing in Singapore’s Changi International airport due to blowing one of its engines mid-air. Photograph: Wong May-E/AP

While this may leave me open to accusations of being overly simplistic or parochial, I’d very much like to reiterate my “If it ain’t Boeing, I ain’t going” rule.

Naples, Italy: Demonstrators protesting against the opening of a new dump on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius clash with riot police in Terzigno. Photograph: Roberto Salomone/AFP/Getty Images

Naples, Italy: Demonstrators protesting against the opening of a new dump on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius clash with riot police in Terzigno. Photograph: Roberto Salomone/AFP/Getty Images

Cheers broke out in the crowd when Mary MacKillop’s name was announced – evidence of flag-waving Australians celebrating the 19th century nun who was briefly excommunicated, in part because her order exposed a paedophile priest.
Rescue workers clear up toxic sludge in the flooded village of Devecser, 150 km (93 miles) west of Budapest, October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Rescue workers clear up toxic sludge in the flooded village of Devecser, 150 km (93 miles) west of Budapest, October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

A scene at Kim Jong-suk nusery in Pyongyang, named after Kim Il-sung’s first wife who died during childbirth in 1949. On the wall are pictures of Kim Il-sung and the current leader, his son, Kim Jong-il.
Photograph: Irina Kalashnikova/Reportage by Getty Images.

A scene at Kim Jong-suk nusery in Pyongyang, named after Kim Il-sung’s first wife who died during childbirth in 1949. On the wall are pictures of Kim Il-sung and the current leader, his son, Kim Jong-il.

Photograph: Irina Kalashnikova/Reportage by Getty Images.

(Source: Guardian)