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geekishchic:

mcisaacs:

recent studies reveal that 100% of abortions are performed on people who do not wish to be pregnant and 0% of abortions are performed on conservative republican men

*reblogs so fast it almost breaks computer*

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theorahart:

sukithefangirl:

kaijurrrory:

singingtomysoul:

g0ggles:

These are all really cute

So remember, if anyone ever tries to tell you what’s ‘natural’, laugh the fuck in their face.

source (humoncomics)

Here are a few more: 

You know, if you’re someone who’s trying to design a culture for a story or such, be it fantasy or alient sci-fi stuff, these are actually pretty good resources to base the culture off of in aspects of reproduction. 

the variety of animals out there is awesome. And you should youtube bird of paradise dancing, they’re so damn cool and look really surreal

(Source: a-grumblybear, via awesomelifechoices)

“Girls,
This is what myself, and a lot of the guys I know, look for:
You.
We look for you. We look to see how you smile when you’re reading your favorite book, and how when you do smile, your cheeks crinkle at the edges. We look to your shoulders and how high they stand even when we know you are dragging more weight than Atlas because it amazes us how your spine never bends. We look for the way you bite your lip or touch your chin when you’re nervous, and how you cover your mouth when you laugh because that’s what your mother taught you. We look for your confidence because there is nothing stronger than being a woman, and we know that.
But girls,
No matter what a guy looks for, make sure you know that you are no better, nor worse, if you’re not what he seeks. You are not obligated to be perfect for anyone and guys are not obligated to fall for everyone. That’s just how it works. And if a boy likes brown eyes that doesn’t mean your green ones don’t look any less beautiful in the morning. And if he might like long hair, who gives a damn? You own that pixie-cut. And if he likes a girl who’s athletic, that’s fine. The worlds you’ve discovered in all your books are worth no less.
The only person you need to please is yourself.
Remember that.”

—   "Preference Vs. Standard" - Nishat Ahmed (via moonoxide)

(Source: sickwithsyllables, via chipchopchicken)

art-of-whore:

tapdancers:

honestly this might be the most important video of our generation

holy FUCK NO NO NO THIS CAN NOT BE FUCKING REAL NO I REFUSE I FUCKING REFUSE TO BELIEVE THIS THIS IS INSANE HE WAS ON THE FUCKING PHONE DID A BUNCH OF FRONT FLIPS MADE IT AND THEN DID MORE FRONT FLIPS ON THE GROUND WHAT THE FUCK WHAT THE LITERAL FUCK

(Source: basedpidgeot, via swingsetindecember)

edgebug:

natti-karlo:

recovery-in-pink:

fitnesstreats:

Stand Like This for 2 Minutes Per Day
from http://jamesclear.com/body-language-how-to-be-confident

No, for real, though—this is a thing.  Not sure about the science behind it, but it makes me feel fancy and powerful regardless.  I highly recommend it.

There actually is legit science behind this. In fact, here’s an entire TED Talk about the science behind it, and the confidence-related chemicals that your brain produces JUST BY YOU STANDING LIKE THIS.

(via chipchopchicken)

punmiser:

turbracer:

jackfrost-flakes:
lesbianlegbreaker:

dyslexic-kids:

10 Sites To Download Free Audio Books
If you’re looking for a place to download some free audio books, you’re in luck. Whether you want to get inspired, scared by a mystery, or simply have something to listen to on a long drive, there are loads of places to find free audio books. They may not be on the New York Times Bestseller list but that doesn’t mean they’re not worth your time.
For example, Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’ is not quite selling like the ‘Shades of Gray’ but it’s an important read. In any case, these sites all host free audio books that are worth checking out!
NOTE: These are all legal sites that host public domain books. There’s more than enough great stuff in these libraries so check them each out when you have the time!
Free Classic Audio Books
This site hosts a myriad of books that are all in mp3 or m4b format. You can find what you’re looking for by sorting by the author’s last name. The advantage of using the iPod format (m4b) is that it remembers where you stop in a file.
Project Gutenberg
Another source for the classics. Read timeless tales from Dickens, Poe, and more with Project Gutenberg’s massive inventory. Boasting more than 2,000 free audiobooks in basically all categories, this should be one of your bookmarked sites!
Books Should Be Free
Like the aforementioned ‘Art of War,’ many all-time bestsellers are available on Books Should Be Free. They’re from the public domain and you can find what you’re looking for through some handy sorting tools. Want a children’s book? How about just seeing the adult book results? Yep, you can do that.
Librophile
When you first go to this site, you’re shown the price of every book. That price is $0.00, possibly the best price ever. Librophile has a substantial library of audio books as well as e-books that you can search by keyword, language, price (free), and more.
Lit2Go
Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.
LibriVox
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.
LearnOutLoud Free Audio
LearnOutLoud.com has scoured the Internet to bring you over 5000 free audio and video titles. This directory features free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online. Enjoy!
Podiobooks
The term podiobook was coined by Evo Terra in April 2005 to describe serialized audiobooks which are distributed via RSS, much like a podcast. Podiobooks is supported by donations (if you use it, you should think about giving!) and boasts a solid set of sorting tools. You can browse popular books, award-winning books, all titles, etc. Lots of great novels in here!
Storynory
Beautifully read audio stories for children and adults. Listen online or via podcast or app. Fairytales, myths, legends and stories from around the world.
AudioCloset
The audiobooks are absolutely free. They have a solid set of books that are worth reading such as Kipling and Dickens. All audiobooks have been recorded especially for the AudioCloset website.

Audiobooks kept me going while working the night shift. I definitely recommend it.
Additionally, not everyone has the easiest time with reading (this post originally comes from Dyslexic Kids), so signal boosts would be awesome.

lesbianlegbreaker:

dyslexic-kids:

10 Sites To Download Free Audio Books

If you’re looking for a place to download some free audio books, you’re in luck. Whether you want to get inspired, scared by a mystery, or simply have something to listen to on a long drive, there are loads of places to find free audio books. They may not be on the New York Times Bestseller list but that doesn’t mean they’re not worth your time.

For example, Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’ is not quite selling like the ‘Shades of Gray’ but it’s an important read. In any case, these sites all host free audio books that are worth checking out!

NOTE: These are all legal sites that host public domain books. There’s more than enough great stuff in these libraries so check them each out when you have the time!

Free Classic Audio Books

This site hosts a myriad of books that are all in mp3 or m4b format. You can find what you’re looking for by sorting by the author’s last name. The advantage of using the iPod format (m4b) is that it remembers where you stop in a file.

Project Gutenberg

Another source for the classics. Read timeless tales from Dickens, Poe, and more with Project Gutenberg’s massive inventory. Boasting more than 2,000 free audiobooks in basically all categories, this should be one of your bookmarked sites!

Books Should Be Free

Like the aforementioned ‘Art of War,’ many all-time bestsellers are available on Books Should Be Free. They’re from the public domain and you can find what you’re looking for through some handy sorting tools. Want a children’s book? How about just seeing the adult book results? Yep, you can do that.

Librophile

When you first go to this site, you’re shown the price of every book. That price is $0.00, possibly the best price ever. Librophile has a substantial library of audio books as well as e-books that you can search by keyword, language, price (free), and more.

Lit2Go

Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.

LibriVox

LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.

LearnOutLoud Free Audio

LearnOutLoud.com has scoured the Internet to bring you over 5000 free audio and video titles. This directory features free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online. Enjoy!

Podiobooks

The term podiobook was coined by Evo Terra in April 2005 to describe serialized audiobooks which are distributed via RSS, much like a podcast. Podiobooks is supported by donations (if you use it, you should think about giving!) and boasts a solid set of sorting tools. You can browse popular books, award-winning books, all titles, etc. Lots of great novels in here!

Storynory

Beautifully read audio stories for children and adults. Listen online or via podcast or app. Fairytales, myths, legends and stories from around the world.

AudioCloset

The audiobooks are absolutely free. They have a solid set of books that are worth reading such as Kipling and Dickens. All audiobooks have been recorded especially for the AudioCloset website.

Audiobooks kept me going while working the night shift. I definitely recommend it.

Additionally, not everyone has the easiest time with reading (this post originally comes from Dyslexic Kids), so signal boosts would be awesome.

(via awesomelifechoices)

teacup-warrior:

philipchircop:

ENGOLDENED

I learnt a new word and I love the sound of it: kintsukuroi. It is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with seams of gold. Kintsugi repairs the brokenness in a way that makes the container even more beautiful than it was prior to being broken.  Not a very common idea in western culture!

Instead of diminishing the bowl’s appeal and appreciation, the “break” offers the container  a new sense of its vitality and resilience. The bowl has become more beautiful for having been broken. One can say that the true life of the bowl began the moment it was dropped!

Imagine you are that clay pot: celebrate your flaws and imperfections. Remember that you being you is what makes you uniquely beautiful.  

And remember: “The world breaks everyone, then some become strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway

An interesting essay on the art of kintsukuroi can be found in Flickwerk, The Aesthetics of Mended Japanese Ceramics.

Photos source | Kintsugi Japan

I’m pretty sure that I’ve reblogged this before, but its actually one of my favorite posts on tumblr. The idea that something can be more beautiful after being broken is so moving to me. I kind of want one of these someday, or to make my own. It’s an amazing concept, and I love the fact that it’s an artform.

(via awesomelifechoices)

thebacklot:

wilwheaton:

From Gin and Tacos (via @GoAus on the tweety box)

A primer

thebacklot:

wilwheaton:

From Gin and Tacos (via @GoAus on the tweety box)

A primer

kristoffbjorgman:

"We’re not saying you can change them,
'cause people don't really change.”

…and then there’s Phillip.

image 

(via protegerallison)

thecakebar:

Stained Glass Cookies Tutorial

  • This is so fun cuz you melt the colored sugar/candy inside the cookie (middle of cookie) and i the cookie middle looks like glass or mosaic glass! <3333

(via eeames)

Female Reading of the Male Gaze, and Sherlock

professorfangirl:

acafanmom:

221beemine:

Why the dismissal of women’s readings of Sherlock bothers me so much

Male showrunners and actors: They’re just friends. Why are you reading sex into this?

Female fans: They obviously want each other.

Male showrunners and…

javertismisunderstood:

I see so many of my followers having sexual preference and gender issues and it breaks my heart.  I just want you all to know that you are beautiful and perfect.  Be who you are even if it’s not easy.  Be brave, be strong.  I wish you love, tolerance and acceptance in the new year.  I love you all as you are or as you wish to be.

(via umbralillium)

kateordie:

I know it’s been said (many times, many ways), but this episode had a pretty profound influence on me as a tween. I loved it, and I knew I understood why Lisa was so mad. I just didn’t know why. I though feminism was a bad word until my twenties. How times have changed!

(Source: sandandglass, via swingsetindecember)