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July 30, 2014 8:21 pm
draelogor:

medievalpoc:

medievalpoc:

sourcedumal:

medievalpoc:

loverandsynner submitted to medievalpoc:

this was taken at the Museum of London, Docklands - it has a large section about London’s role in slavery, and how slavery contributed to modern racism. 

I think that a lot of museums are finally starting to try and take a more proactive stance on how they present their exhibits and information about them.
For more on this kind of arrangement, I high recommend taking a look at these submissions from xanthy-m on the Swedish Historical Museum:



Oh what was that about black ppl in England not being present?
Since BEFORE THE 1500s?
MEANING DURING THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD
So yall “historically accurate” fuckers can be quiet


[source: Egerton Genesis Picture Book, England c. 1375]

For those who’ve asked: the portraits in the museum placard above are 1. Olaudah Equiano, a British abolitionist and 2. George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower, a musical prodigy.

that is the best “this” reaction image to date 

draelogor:

medievalpoc:

medievalpoc:

sourcedumal:

medievalpoc:

loverandsynner submitted to medievalpoc:

this was taken at the Museum of London, Docklands - it has a large section about London’s role in slavery, and how slavery contributed to modern racism. 

I think that a lot of museums are finally starting to try and take a more proactive stance on how they present their exhibits and information about them.

For more on this kind of arrangement, I high recommend taking a look at these submissions from xanthy-m on the Swedish Historical Museum:

image

image

Oh what was that about black ppl in England not being present?

Since BEFORE THE 1500s?

MEANING DURING THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD

So yall “historically accurate” fuckers can be quiet

image

[source: Egerton Genesis Picture Book, England c. 1375]

For those who’ve asked: the portraits in the museum placard above are 1. Olaudah Equiano, a British abolitionist and 2. George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower, a musical prodigy.

that is the best “this” reaction image to date 

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8:18 pm
shopping-and-shit:

Dripping Coffee Mug (choose color and size)$12 + USD

shopping-and-shit:

Dripping Coffee Mug (choose color and size)
$12 + USD

5:24 pm
stevencrewniverse:

Awesomely cute sketches by former storyboard artist Luke Weber:

cry for help? super bored? not really thinking about what I’m drawing?

stevencrewniverse:

Awesomely cute sketches by former storyboard artist Luke Weber:

cry for help? super bored? not really thinking about what I’m drawing?

(Source: fresherluke)

5:23 pm
ppaction:

Anyone who thinks you can just walk into a convenience store and get the affordable birth control you need clearly has no understanding about the reality of women’s lives — and no business making decisions about them. 
Have you been hearing this line as much as we have? Share this.
5 fact checks you need to know about the Hobby Lobby decision and how it affects us.

ppaction:

Anyone who thinks you can just walk into a convenience store and get the affordable birth control you need clearly has no understanding about the reality of women’s lives — and no business making decisions about them.

Have you been hearing this line as much as we have? Share this.

5 fact checks you need to know about the Hobby Lobby decision and how it affects us.

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2:45 pm
"You will have days where you feel better, and you will have days where you want to die. Both are okay. There is no magical cure. You just need to close your eyes, and trust that the waves will pass, and soon you’ll be able to breathe again."
2:45 pm

thebicker:

lacigreen:

joponyhere:

lillianloverly:

THIS IS A PSA

THIS APP IS CALLED SAFETREK AND IS ABSOLUTELY INVALUABLE TO ANYONE WALKING ANYWHERE WHERE THEY DONT FEEL SAFE

YOU ENTER YOUR INFO AND SET A PIN AND THEN WHENEVER YOU DONT FEEL SAFE, YOU HOLD DOWN THE BLUE BUTTON UNTIL YOU DO

ONCE YOU RELEASE THE BUTTON, YOU HAVE 10 SECONDS TO ENTER YOUR PIN, AND IF YOU DONT THE POLICE WILL BE NOTIFIED OF YOUR LOCATION AND DISTRESS CALL

I TRULY BELIEVE THIS APP CAN HELP SOMEONE OUT THERE SO PLEASE DOWNLOAD IT

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/safetrek/id716262008?mt=8

signal boost the shit out of this

THIS IS AMAZING SPREAD THE WORD

I’ve blogged about this before, but this is a great tool for people who have to walk places alone after dark.

10:56 am 10:01 am

thebicker:

foxy-green:

bencarignan:

rickybrugal:

dorkly:

Female Fantasy III

Perfecto.

perfect

May they be forever alone for their elitist douche-baggery.

I was recently interviewing the woman who founded Her Universe and we were talking specifically about women and geekdom. I asked about the rise of girls in geek culture and she very accurately corrected me: There is no “rise” of geek girls. We’ve always been here. Girls are just as nerdy as dudes are. Ladies have always been interested in sci fi and fantasy and video games - we just don’t talk about it a lot because men are assholes. 

10:00 am
thebicker:

spinsterprivilege:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 
While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.
That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

Not only is your favorite author not being compensated for their work, but the editors who help shape your favorite author’s work, the marketing departments who work really, incredibly hard at getting the word out for their authors (in an increasingly glutted marketplace and often, in smaller and mid-sized houses, with low budgets), the designers who create beautiful covers and carefully lay out the interiors of your favorite books so that you can read them easily, etc etc also all lose out when Amazon strong arms publishers into giving them huge discounts that can—and have!—put small publishers (particularly vulnerable ones like LGBTQ and feminist presses) completely out of business.

I really, really encourage everyone to do the following two things:
1) Order books from Powell’s, not Amazon. I bought Edan Lepucki’s “California” from them, and they offer flat $4.95 shipping on orders under $50, and free shipping on orders over $50. They have used and new books and they offer discounts on big sellers. The prices aren’t AS low as Amazon but they’re comparable. I know it’s impossible to completely eliminate buying things on Amazon, but at least try a little bit.
2) Check out your local library. I lived in LA for about 6 years before checking out the LA Public Library System. I was a fool! Now I get ebooks on my Kindle without ever having to go to the library. (pssst - If you don’t finish the book in the three weeks you have it on loan, turn off your Kindle’s wifi and it won’t go away.) I pick up physical books at the location less than a mile from me. I get audiobooks for long drives. I still buy physical books that I want to have for more than three weeks, but for most of my reading, the library is the way to go. If you’re cynical, think of it as getting a better return on investment from your tax dollars.

thebicker:

spinsterprivilege:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 

While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.

That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

Not only is your favorite author not being compensated for their work, but the editors who help shape your favorite author’s work, the marketing departments who work really, incredibly hard at getting the word out for their authors (in an increasingly glutted marketplace and often, in smaller and mid-sized houses, with low budgets), the designers who create beautiful covers and carefully lay out the interiors of your favorite books so that you can read them easily, etc etc also all lose out when Amazon strong arms publishers into giving them huge discounts that can—and have!—put small publishers (particularly vulnerable ones like LGBTQ and feminist presses) completely out of business.

I really, really encourage everyone to do the following two things:

1) Order books from Powell’s, not Amazon. I bought Edan Lepucki’s “California” from them, and they offer flat $4.95 shipping on orders under $50, and free shipping on orders over $50. They have used and new books and they offer discounts on big sellers. The prices aren’t AS low as Amazon but they’re comparable. I know it’s impossible to completely eliminate buying things on Amazon, but at least try a little bit.

2) Check out your local library. I lived in LA for about 6 years before checking out the LA Public Library System. I was a fool! Now I get ebooks on my Kindle without ever having to go to the library. (pssst - If you don’t finish the book in the three weeks you have it on loan, turn off your Kindle’s wifi and it won’t go away.) I pick up physical books at the location less than a mile from me. I get audiobooks for long drives. I still buy physical books that I want to have for more than three weeks, but for most of my reading, the library is the way to go. If you’re cynical, think of it as getting a better return on investment from your tax dollars.

9:51 am
peppercrow:

i drew some undead boyfriends

peppercrow:

i drew some undead boyfriends

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9:49 am

lilacblossoms:

myantiquehabibi:

lenny511:

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of the worlds coolest celebrities both on, and off the set. 

The Rock is literally one of my favorite people

if you don’t like the Rock we can’t be friends

…Why isn’t there a reality tv show based around him just cooking food. and eating. and feeding people. and being cool.

w h y

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9:44 am
ya-ssui:

Don’t be scared. I’m a shapeshifter too!

ya-ssui:

Don’t be scared. I’m a shapeshifter too!

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9:41 am

theserpentthattempts:

drkarayua:

frozenplanet:

The marine iguana is an iguana located only on the Galápagos Islands that has the ability, unique among modern lizards, to live and forage in the sea, making it a marine reptile. The iguana can dive over 30 ft into the water.

category 1 kaiju

That is a fucking terrifying Sea Godzilla. 

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July 29, 2014 8:41 pm
feels-like-fire:

mynameiswillgraham:

thenerdgirls:

dieudechou:

jazuthewinchesterprincess:

gleefulfan:

patronsaintofgelflings:

thesecretsauce:

If you’d like the best sound from your iTunes, try out my secret mixture of sound settings with the equalizer. Trust me, I’m a professional with sound. 

the difference this makes, omg. You honestly have to do it to believe it.

I just did this and it really does make a difference. I love it when the internet actually makes your life better.



For future reference

Holy bananas, I did this and then played Let It Go and SUDDENLY THERE IS ICE MAGIC SOUNDS!

Well shit…

Don’t forget to save the setting as a present in your itunes once you’re done, or you may end up losing it.

feels-like-fire:

mynameiswillgraham:

thenerdgirls:

dieudechou:

jazuthewinchesterprincess:

gleefulfan:

patronsaintofgelflings:

thesecretsauce:

If you’d like the best sound from your iTunes, try out my secret mixture of sound settings with the equalizer. Trust me, I’m a professional with sound. 

the difference this makes, omg. You honestly have to do it to believe it.

I just did this and it really does make a difference. I love it when the internet actually makes your life better.

image

For future reference

Holy bananas, I did this and then played Let It Go and SUDDENLY THERE IS ICE MAGIC SOUNDS!

Well shit…

Don’t forget to save the setting as a present in your itunes once you’re done, or you may end up losing it.

(via boyzwillbegirlz)

4:49 pm
writersinkorporated:

A friend of mine shared this on Facebook so I thought I’d share with you.

writersinkorporated:

A friend of mine shared this on Facebook so I thought I’d share with you.

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