You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job...– When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)
Archaeologists Officially Declare Collective Sigh... →
jangojips: Very good read. :) This article reminds us that: “It’s when you mate, not what you ate” that determines evolutionary success of an individual. Hoyes, a paleoethnobotanist who specializes in reconstructing prehistoric subsistence, stated that only thing unifying the myriad diets that she’s studied has been their diversity. “You simply do not see specific, trans-regional trends in...
We don’t lift weights in order to look hot, especially for the likes of men like...– Zoe Smith, 18 year old weightlifter currently representing Great Britain at the Olympics, responding to tweets labelling her muscles “unattractive” and “unfeminine”. (via rawwomen)
Update: photos show one of the largest tombs ever...
archaeologicalnews: A view of a burial chamber at the archeological site of Atzompa. A view of the building (top) where archeologists found a burial chamber at the archeological site of Atzompa. An archeologist brushes off dust at a burial chamber at the archeological site of Atzompa. Archeologists work at the entrance of a burial chamber at the archeological site of Atzompa. More. ...
Just about the best thing I’ve ever seen… What WOULD happen if you could pitch at 90% of the speed of light?
True gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made...– - Lucy, When Worlds Collide: Fandom and Male Privilege. (via seaofbadstories) I might have reblogged this already but it’s so good I don’t care. (via stfufauxminists) Kyriarchy in action. (via transstingray) Also the study where they had women and men talking in a discussion and when women...
Sometimes I find someone on Tumblr or even in real life that is has so much in common with me, down to being socially awkward and I’m all: “Let’s be… friends… I think… maybe?” And their like… “Eeeeer.” Doesn’t really seem to work out. Then today I realized: Well duh, socially awkward and socially awkward together just makes for...
You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to...– Aaron Freeman “You Want A Physicist To Speak at your Funeral” (source: npr)
imprudent.: aboutmaleprivilege: People who tell me... →
aboutmaleprivilege: People who tell me I should not be using “bitch” to respond to misogyny: I don’t think you’ve read enough comments beneath videos and articles of women doing sports, science, or anything else awesomely. When I read these comments, I don’t see anyone telling them to…
Most days I am alone. Most days I am content. Today I am alone and lonely. *sigh*
So I got a navel piercing today. It hurt like a fucking bitch. The pain is mostly gone now, 4 hours later. However I’m now psyching myself out, afraid it’s going to reject after reading horror stories on the internet. I should live in naive bliss because then I wont be making up signs of rejection in my head. Damn curiosity.
imprudent.: sillyunicorntime: bookstores and... →
sillyunicorntime: bookstores and libraries should be like churches, man you’re not allowed to judge anyone in a bookstore no matter what kind of books they’re looking at literary nuts can read trashy romance novels adults can sit cross legged on the floor and read picture books …
Then there’s gender attribution, whereby we look at somebody and say, “that’s a...– Kate Bornstein, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of US (via queerandpresentdanger)
Funny how people in this country are so obsessed...
We live in a society where everyone's fighting for...
imprudent.: guys/dudes has got to go →
treyfuckingcasen: zoedangerawesome: viviandemilo: I’m trying to think of good gender neutral replacements for ‘hey guys/you guys” and “dude/dudes” (I say dude WAY TOO MUCH oh my god why do I talk like such a bro?) in my oh-so-Californian vocabulary. I’m struggling to stop… Dude= unmarked: general term all conclusive of both male and female SEE MILICIC, I LEARNED! XD