"[I]n all likelihood, a million years from now, an out-of-place layer of processed hydrocarbons — transformed fragments of our shampoo bottles and shopping bags — will serve as a chemical monument to civilization."
What would happen if you went back in time, starting in Times Square, 1,000 years?
Via gawker. Tweets from veterans about the dumb-militarization of Ferguson police.
The general consensus here: if this is militarization, it's the shittiest, least-trained, least professional military in the world, using weapons far beyond what they need, or what the military would use when doing crowd control.