slaughterhouse90210:

“A society manufactures the heroes it requires.” ― Colson Whitehead, Zone One

slaughterhouse90210:

“A society manufactures the heroes it requires.”
― Colson Whitehead,
Zone One

skunkbear:

Here’s an Otocolobus manulnature’s Grumpy Cat — discovering a camera trap outside it’s den. Camera traps are used by biologists to lean about rare animals’ behavior, abundance, and health — just by setting up a solar-powered camera with a motion trigger. No physical trapping necessary.

O. manul (also known as Pallas’s cat) is about the size of a house cat, but you’ll notice has round pupils instead of slits. It lives in western China and the steppes of Central Asia.

You’d think that Pallas’s cat would rule the internet by now - but there aren’t too many photos of them because they are both rare and shy. The IUCN lists them as near-threatened. Just another reason to support species conservation!

You can see the whole video — posted Scarce Worldwidehere.

a wizard cat!

(via npr)

nprmusic:

Meet Mexico’s Ali Gua Gua (that’s her on the decks). She brilliantly fuses traditional cumbia with punk and hip-hop on Alt.Latino's documentary series, Mi Casa Es Tu Casa. 


new favorite.

nprmusic:

Meet Mexico’s Ali Gua Gua (that’s her on the decks). She brilliantly fuses traditional cumbia with punk and hip-hop on Alt.Latino's documentary series, Mi Casa Es Tu Casa

new favorite.

(via npr)

humansofnewyork:

"It is my belief that God created one earth, and we humans have wrongly drawn boundaries to fulfill our personal and political desires."

humansofnewyork:

"It is my belief that God created one earth, and we humans have wrongly drawn boundaries to fulfill our personal and political desires."

50 years ago, America’s biggest employer was General Motors, where workers made the modern equivalent of $50 dollars an hour. Today, America’s biggest employer is Walmart, where the average wage is $8 dollars an hour. Which means you can share a room in a transient hotel with a drifter who cuts his toenails with a machete.

And Walmart released their annual report this month, and in it was the fact that most of what Walmart sells is food. And most of their customers need food stamps to pay for it. Meanwhile, Walmart’s owners are so absurdly rich that one of them, Alice Walton, spent over a billion dollars building an art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, 500 miles away from the nearest person who ever would want to look at art.

And she said about it, “For years I’ve been thinking about what we can do as a family that can really make a difference.” How about giving your employees a raise, you deluded nitwit?

Take the case of Belle Knox. She’s the Duke University freshman who was recently outed as a porn star. But she doesn’t have the typical porn star biography… No, she’s a level-headed articulate 18-year-old majoring in women’s studies.

So people are saying, why the porn? Because Duke costs $61 grand a year! Since 1980, college tuition has increased 600% above the inflation rate. I’m surprised they’re not all doing porn. …

This is what the Paul Ryans of the world don’t understand — that this is not a country of lazy people and good people, so much as it is a country of rich people and desperate people.

Do you know how much Americans owe in student loans?
$1.3 trillion dollars.

We’re going to have to sell a lot of ass to pay that tab.

Bill Maher on the vanishing middle class (via kateoplis)

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conspiracytheorist79:

Via @GeorgeTakei: I support merit pay for politicians… http://pic.twitter.com/0zRpe2IB6N

conspiracytheorist79:

Via @GeorgeTakei: I support merit pay for politicians… http://pic.twitter.com/0zRpe2IB6N

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redeyechicago:

Too early to plan for Valentine’s Day?

to: mefrom: me

redeyechicago:

Too early to plan for Valentine’s Day?

to: me
from: me

Me jumping into second semester after having an entire month off from school

whatshouldwecallme:

also, first two days have been cancelled. here we go!

buzzfeedsports:

Fan-made "PENIS-ESPN" sign shown on live TV to nation’s delight

buzzfeedsports:

Fan-made "PENIS-ESPN" sign shown on live TV to nation’s delight

annehathawillannehathaway:

I made a sweater to wear for Thanksgiving.


but seriously

annehathawillannehathaway:

I made a sweater to wear for Thanksgiving.

but seriously

(via tastefullyoffensive)

i've always been a lady of leisure

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