What’s making this map of the U.S. break out like a nervous teenager?

Detaining immigrants in squalid conditions, without due process, has become a very profitable businesses in America. No wonder, as this map shows, the number of facilities and detainees in America has exploded in the last 20 years.

1981: Here's what it looks like before we start paying private companies per bed to jail immigrants.



1995: Fourteen years into the privatization experiment, and now there's 137 times more prisoners in the jails.


2011: Privatization has transformed America's landscape and entangled a record number of immigrants in the detention dragnet.

Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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