jollyrogers777:

Babuuuuuuu ^.^

jollyrogers777:

Babuuuuuuu ^.^

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warblebee:

devoureth:

A most excellent lesson in self-defense à la Agent Gracie Hart.

Friendly reminder that Miss Congeniality featured a practical self-defense lesson in the middle of a Hollywood movie while also dealing with with issues of sexual assault and victim blaming, dismantling the myth that all feminists need to look and act a certain way, featuring women of color in the pageant without it being any kind of issue, and bringing in an awesome female villain because women can be any kind of character thank you very much.

Rock on, Gracie Lou.

i really fucking love this movie bc he laughed at her for wearing makeup and frilly dresses and then she kicked his ass in makeup and a frilly dress and she retained a lot of her badassness and he fell in love with her even after the makeup and frilly dresses ok yes

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dichotomized:

In 1933, a girl dressed all in blue came to Willoughby, Ohio on a Greyhound bus. She stayed the night in a boarding house before spending the next day greeting everyone with heartfelt warmth. At the end of the day, she saw the train to New York approach, dropped her cases, sprinted for the track, was hit by the train and died of her injuries. No one knew her name for 60 years, yet 3,000 people attended her funeral. And no one will ever know if it was an accident or suicide.

dichotomized:

In 1933, a girl dressed all in blue came to Willoughby, Ohio on a Greyhound bus. She stayed the night in a boarding house before spending the next day greeting everyone with heartfelt warmth. At the end of the day, she saw the train to New York approach, dropped her cases, sprinted for the track, was hit by the train and died of her injuries. No one knew her name for 60 years, yet 3,000 people attended her funeral. And no one will ever know if it was an accident or suicide.

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ppgfreak85:

One of the BEST ad campaigns about representation I have seen.

Everyone has a backbone. Use yours.

(via betterlivingthroughchem)

If you had had the choice before birth to be black or white, gay or straight, knowing the obstacles you’d have to overcome if you picked black and gay, would you have chosen to be white and straight?”

It was a simple enough question, but I was terrified of answering it. I was afraid my response might reveal something about me that I didn’t want to face: Did I think it was better to be white and straight? Would I prefer to be white and straight?

Last year a suitor in Tel Aviv told me how “blessed” I am to be black. I laughed in his face and wondered what planet was he living on. Regardless of how one feels about the physical appeal of black men, considering the racism and discrimination against us that’s been running rampant in the world for centuries, it would be hard to argue that we are truly blessed.

That’s not to say I’d prefer to be something else. I tried to make that argument with Rudie — “I’m happy as is,” I announced — but he wasn’t letting me off so easily.

"That’s not what I asked. Regardless of how you feel now, knowing what you’d have to deal with as a gay black man, would you have chosen to be what you are if you’d had the choice?"

"No."

The Importance of Being Born Black and Gay | Jeremy Helligar for the Huffington Post Gay Voices  (via gaywrites)

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enraptvred:

The Bikini Atoll Atom Bomb Test in color

enraptvred:

The Bikini Atoll Atom Bomb Test in color

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girlchub:

if u like this u are gay if u reblog this u are super deluxe gay

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mccrushington:

theatlantic:

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 
NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 
It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 
But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.
Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]


If we don’t shoot a capsule with the word “hey” in it to that planet, we’re doing something wrong.

mccrushington:

theatlantic:

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 

NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 

It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 

But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.

Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]

If we don’t shoot a capsule with the word “hey” in it to that planet, we’re doing something wrong.