This is big!!
Angelina Jolie made her first official statement in months this week, delivering a taped video message that was played at the Hague, in the Netherlands, and concerned the International Criminal Court's new policy on crimes against children.
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The speech itself was recorded to coincide with the ICC launching its new policy highlighting the severity of crimes affecting children all over the globe, and Jolie — no stranger to promoting human rights around the world — jumped right in.
You can watch a portion of that video here (below):
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ZOMG. The feels. All of the feels.
The photo above is of a Holland zoo worker named Mario saying one final goodbye to the giraffes that he spent his entire life caring for!
Mario, 54, has terminal cancer and doctors expect him to live for only a few more weeks.
But before he passes,
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Dear Polar Bear Gods! Dutch polar bears are attacking!
And they've learned how to use rocks! LOLz!
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Animals, rejoice! There may be SOME relief on the way!
A scientist in the Netherlands has announced that he's working on creating "cultured meat," which consists of "burgers or sausages grown in laboratory Petri dishes rather than [being] made from slaughtered livestock." Wowsa!
Vascular biologist Mark Post says that the first "lab-grown hamburger" will cost approximately $345,000 to create, and it should be coming soon.
Here's what Post had to say about it:
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