I’m going to tell you what a demon once told me: It is okay to want your own...– SonneillonV (via albinwonderland)
On a monumental mistake
dearcoquette: This spring I’ll be graduating college. It’s taken 5 years, three degree changes and tens of thousands of dollars in loans before I found something I’m passionate about. I’m slowly realizing I’m not passionate about it, though. I took it because it was easy and just thought-provoking enough to let me fool myself into thinking it was challenging. I feel like I’ve made a monumental...
[TW: rape] To all those who don’t think the rape joke was a problem, or rape...– [Source] (via babrahamlincoln) this is a powerful post, but I’m just putting it out there that it’s still super hard to callout rape jokes when the person is your friend, or isn’t straight, or isn’t cis, or is a survivor of rape. i’m putting it out there that survivors make rape jokes and that...
I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed...– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is for all those White people who think class-based affirmative action is a substitute for race-based affirmative action. This is for all those White people who support legalizing weed, but don’t want to address racial profiling, mandatory minimum sentencing,...
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too...– Ernest Hemingway (via sleepychick)
bitchouttahell: shout out to all of the custodians, cooks, garbage truck drivers, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, waiters, and every one else whose jobs and entire fucking existences get shit on by the same people who wouldn’t know what to do with their lives if they had to do anything for themselves
What The Hunger Games is about: tyranny, revolution, courage, love, growing up, identity, poverty, hunger, class conflict, sacrifice
What the media thinks The Hunger Games is about: a steamy love triangle
Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about... →
fracturedrefuge: Not long ago, quinoa was just an obscure Peruvian grain you could only buy in wholefood shops. We struggled to pronounce it (it’s keen-wa, not qui-no-a), yet it was feted by food lovers as a novel addition to the familiar ranks of couscous and rice. Dieticians clucked over quinoa approvingly because it ticked the low-fat box and fitted in with government healthy eating...
Quantum Gas Temperature Drops Below Absolute Zero →
robot-heart-politics: moirariordan:asteroidbuckle:emphasisonthehomo:tbskyen: Scientists have now figured out how to cool things to below absolute zero. BELOW absolute zero. Let me just rephrase that. There’s a temperature in the universe that things can’t go below because heat is energy and at that temperature there’s literally no more energy left to lose. Going below absolute zero is like...
veganasfuck: how many “friend-zoned” guys does it take to change a light bulb? None they’ll just compliment it and get pissed when it won’t screw.
As many as 15 percent of freshmen at America’s top schools are white students...– Ten myths about affirmative action (via linzyxxxxx) This is EXTREMELY blatant on college campuses. The fact that these things need to be clarified is sad. (via newwavefeminism) Legacy is the real affirmative action…and yet we don’t see certain types of entitled people suing to dismantle that. ...
hyb: ravenspyre: 37 Facts About How Cruel This... →
ravenspyre: 37 Facts About How Cruel This Economy Has Been To Millions Of Desperate American Families 1. One recent survey discovered that 40 percent of all Americans have $500 or less in savings. 2. A different recent survey found that 28 percent of all Americans do not have a… I would point out which numbers are true according to my life/current income level, but that would just be...
aboutmaleprivilege: male privilege is “i have a boyfriend” being the only response that might actually stop a guy from coming onto you, because he respects another man more than he respects your actual opinion/lack of interest.
Then, Éowyn of Rohan, I say to you that you are beautiful. In the valleys of our...– Faramir, The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien (via lib-e) One of my favorite parts.