In support of the protests in Iran against the murder of Mahsa Amini, Italian artist aleXsandro Palombo posted to his social media accounts this painted image of Marge Simpson cutting off her iconic hair. The installation has since been removed from outside the consulate building.
Palomba is a “contemporary visionary Pop artist and activist… famous for his colourful, refelective and irreverent works that focus on Pop culture, fashion, society, diversity, ethics and human rights. He was born in southern Italy in 1973 and attended the fashion and design school Marangoni Institute in Milan.”
Iran state TV was apparently hacked Saturday, with its usual broadcast footage of muttering geriatric clerics replaced by a masked face followed by a picture of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei with a target over his head, the sound of a gunshot, and chants of “Women, Life, Freedom!” BBC News identifies the pirate broadcaster as Adalat… READ THE REST
The U.S. StormWatch Twitter feed reported that “Iran soared up to a scorching 52.2°C (126°F) today. That’s the hottest temperature recorded on Earth this year and one of the highest ‘pre-solstice’ temperatures ever recorded.” According to my Dark Sky app, It has cooled down a bit: READ THE REST
Crocodiles in rural Iran have turned on the humans, reports the BBC, after habitat disruption caused by water shortages. Alarmed locals are even feeding them directly, lest they come wandering hungry into the villages. The attacks have come at a time when Iran has been suffering acute water shortages and, consequentially, fast-shrinking natural habitats have… READ THE REST
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