xere-the-sun-risesx: WESTBORO BAPTIST IS ACTIVE IN NORMAN TODAY, AND THEY ARE BY NO MEANS WELCOME. THEY ARE PLANNING TO PROTEST THE FUNERALS OF CHILDREN KILLED IN THE RECENT TORNADO. SHOW THEM WHAT AN ANGRY OKIE IS LIKE, Y’ALL! REBLOG REBLOG REBLOG!
*knock knock knock* Penny?: afro-khaleesi:... →
afro-khaleesi: youarenotdesi: fat-amy-for-president: fat-amy-for-president: I was at Hot Topic and saw this cool tshirt for some band or something called Bring Me the Horizon and idk what bring me the horizon is and don’t really care but the shirt is cute so i’ll wear it
The harsh reality behind Here Comes Honey Boo Boo →
… In an atmosphere of cuts and austerity, the existence of a demonised underclass makes a useful crutch for the withdrawal of services from people who would supposedly only abuse them anyway, by politicians whose actual contact with those sections of the country is sparse at best. To use a hackneyed metaphor, it’s a Daily Mail way of looking at the world, where the poor exist in a state of...
Why I wish my daughter had been vaccinated →
bat-cheva: naamahdarling: 101st-analborne: Sophie Heawood: My child couldn’t fall victim to any of those Victorian sounding diseases such as diphtheria, polio and tetanus, could she? It took her kid getting pertussis before she caught a clue. I’m really sorry her kid caught it and suffered. That sucks. Babies don’t deserve that. Not sorry SHE caught it from her kid and suffered. ...
Man killed in deadly terror attack in London... →
The Problem with 'Boys Will Be Boys' →
For months, every morning when my daughter was in preschool, I watched her construct an elaborate castle out of blocks, colorful plastic discs, bits of rope, ribbons and feathers, only to have the same little boy gleefully destroy it within seconds of its completion. No matter how many times he did it, his parents never swooped in BEFORE the morning’s live 3-D reenactment of “Invasion of...
When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get...– A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via youngbadmanbrown)
PBS has become more and more dependent on viewers nothing like you.– The Colbert Report’s STEPHEN COLBERT, on reports that PBS killed a documentary critical of one of the gazillionaire Koch brothers — a major public broadcasting supporter. Ugh. (via inothernews) Public funding is important for public broadcasting. (via poynterinstitute)
West Point sergeant accused of secretly filming... →
How can I help my friend who's been diagnosed with... →
Adulting: Step 304: When there is a small,... →
adulting: This is pretty simple but really seems to confound some folks. If you wish to enter a subway car, an elevator, a bus, an alcove - whatever small but key space - let those who wish to leave that same space do it first. You see, human beings have mass, and take up space in the universe….
Amazon's Kindle Worlds: Instant Thoughts
wilwheaton: whateveradjunct: The Twitters are abuzz today about Amazon’s new “Kindle Worlds” program, in which people are allowed to write and then sell through Amazon their fan fiction for certain properties owned by Alloy Entertainment, including Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little… View Post I recommend you read the linked post (at Scalzi’s Whatever) if you’re considering using this new...
nutrientnatalie: little-uno: thatstoomainstream: It’s weird how in animals seeing ribs/collar&hip bones is considered sick or even abusive, but in people that’s considered beautiful. This may have just changed my life. Wow
Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF) Explorer →
particularphysics: astronomnomy: Click on this, play with the checkboxes and scroll around the page, you will not regret it. Hubble stared at a tiny patch of sky for twenty-three days straight to produce this beautiful image of thousands of galaxies, some of which are 13.2 billion years old. This is the “deepest” image of the sky to date, known as the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field. Dr Stephen...
The question why I would LET Willow cut her hair. First the LET must be...– Jada Pinkett Smith (via chubby-bunnies)
Why is there very little utility to women’s clothing? Why don’t we get pockets...– Kara, “The Feminist and the Handbag” (via athenasaurus) Oh lord, don’t get me started on this. This is a little thing that highlights a big equality problem between men and women. We need the same supplies as men to do the same job. When I stocked shelves it was impossible to find pants that would...
“As soon as teenage girls start to profess love for something, everyone else...– a character from The Devil’s Mixtape. (via valjeans) Every now and then, something comes along on your dash that opens your eyes and makes you question assumptions you didn’t even realize you were making. This former teenage girl fell in love with Rush, RPGs, Russian literature, ancient history,...
ORGCon 2013 - the UK's only digital rights... →
dduane: “Lessons from creative citizens: How to win at the Internet Sci-fi author Diane Duane (Star Trek, Young Wizards), Simon Indelicate (The Indelicates) and bassist Steve Lawson will be talking about the creative ways they have developed successful artistic careers in the digital age.” …Looking forward to this!
Why aren't more people freaking out about the new...
bluandorange: monetizeyourcat: dancepunksnotdead: You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework? It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this. http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift holy shit! fucking COOL
Ricky Gervais starts Oklahoma tornado Twitter war... →
notsodarling-: theinfp: hufflepug: theinfp: bapgeek: glossylalia: Ricky Gervais thinks praying for Oklahoma is useless and is spearheading a Twitter campaign of atheists revolting against the popular #PrayForOklahoma hashtag on Twitter. Wow he’s working his way up to Dick Dorkins status. His dick must be tiny. Asshole. Look, I know Christians can be dicks, especially as a voting...
Making Light: Crowdsourcing doesn't inoculate... →
Lost Arcana: An open letter to Cartoon Network →
sinshine: empire-of-dust: The following is an actual e-mail I sent to Cartoon Network through their website. Hi. I need some help with “Formula Cartoon”. I was playing it with my 4 years old son today, and something awkward happened. We gathered some GP and XP and decided to…