Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s Speech From Ecuador’s London Embassy

On Sunday August 19th, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In this, his first appearance in two months after showing up at the embassy’s doorstep to seek refuge and political asylum on June 19th, Assange addressed the public and urged the world, especially the U.S., to stop persecuting whistleblowers and journalists uncovering crimes and injustices.

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Julian Assange: ‘Facebook Is The Most Appalling Spy Machine That Has Ever Been Invented’

In this candid interview, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks about Facebook being ‘The Most Appalling Spy Machine That Has Ever Been Invented’ and points out that the social network along with other services like google and yahoo are building comprehensive databases that contain your personal info. All your details such as names, addresses locations and conversations with friends and family are being kept on record and can be freely used by U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies without a complicated subpoena process.

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Paris Underground: Les Catacombes de Paris

Below the city streets of Paris there’s a reported 800 kilometers of winding tunnels, secret passageways, impromptu art installations and oh yeah, and it’s also an underground ossuary that holds the remains of about 6 million people! In the late 18th century, cemeteries started overflowing in Paris as the city population kept expanding. Millions of bones were artfully and skillfully arranged inside these underground burial chambers which still today are part mystery and somewhat secret.

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