WATCH: Hundreds Attend Funeral for Walter Scott

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The casket of Walter Scott is wheeled into W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center for his funeral, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Summerville, S.C. (David Goldman, AP) The casket of Walter Scott is wheeled into W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center for his funeral, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Summerville, S.C. (David Goldman, AP)

Hundreds of mourners, including prominent South Carolina politicians, attended the funeral on Saturday of Walter Scott, an African-American father of four who was shot in the back while running from a white patrolman.

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Jim Gary’s Junk Yard Animals

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On the 12th of April 1990, Jim Gary (1939 – 2006) opened his exhibition Twentieth Century Dinosaurs at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Gary was the only sculptor ever invited to present a solo exhibition at the prestigious museum; he became known for his large, colourful creations of dinosaurs made from discarded automobile parts, hand-welded and finished with industrial paint which was left to naturally corrode in outdoor displays, due to the enormous scale of the works.

Entirely self-taught, Gary scoured the junkyards to produce surprising novel sculptural pieces, mainly animals, perhaps reminiscent of Picasso’s bull’s head made from a bicycle seat and handlebars.“I decided,” Gary said, “to try to get the animals back out of the cars. (…) Old Chryslers made the finest dinosaurs“. In his “surgically precise anatomy, a brake shoe became a foot, an oil pan a…

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Jornada redonda para el Madrid

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Ha sido una jornada redonda para el Real Madrid. A falta de siete jornadas para llegar al final de la Liga se incrementa en dos puntos la diferencia respecto al Atleti y se le recortan dos puntos al Barça. Es un partido. Y el goal average es nuestro.

Ancelotti le dio minutos a Keylor Navas, Illara, Jesé y Chicharito. Cumplieron y los delanteros marcaron. Cristiano Ronaldo abrió el marcador, de falta, en el min. 20. Delantera inédita y vieron puerta los tres.

El excelente partido de Arbeloa pone en un aprieto a Ancelotti de cara al martes. Vamos al Calderón (ida de cuartos de Champions). Solido en defensa ayer además dio su quinta asistencia. De los defensas solo le supera Marcelo con seis.

El Eibar no tuvo opción. La buena primera parte del Madrid marcó las diferencias entre unos y otros. El 2-0 al descanso parecía dejar…

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