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Alexandra, 19, currently in college and loving it! Humor, nature, art, science, politics and current events. Sometimes interesting facts and oddities. Things that tickle my fancy. I am a conservative, I am a swimmer and a student athlete. I love Marvel and King Arthur and the Kingkiller Chronicle. Tom Clancy reigns supreme.

subterraneanbunnypig:

spellki:

stopitsgingertime:

ROB CANTOR HAS ABSOLUTELY EXCEEDED AND SURPASSED ANY AND ALL EXPECTATIONS WITH HIS NEW VIDEO AND I HAVE NEVER BEEN HAPPIER, HOLY SHIT

Please please watch this it is so much better than even the thumbnail makes it out to be

I cannot believe what I just watched.

Yeah. I sat. I watched. I’m showing it to my dad. 

(via drparisa)

Six-Word Stories That Are Absolutely Heart-Breaking

(Source: beben-eleben, via yoyo-inspace)

haus-of-ill-repute:

Lucky S.O.B.

haus-of-ill-repute:

Lucky S.O.B.

(via moreweights)

sodomymcscurvylegs:

I love Elder Scroll games, because we all start playing them like: “LET’S EXPLORE THE VASTNESS OF THIS IMMENSE MAP AND EVERYTHING IT HAS TO OFFER!” But, soon, it degrades to: “HA, HA! I WONDER WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I USE THE CONSOLE COMMANDS TO CLONE SEVEN THOUSAND WHEELS OF CHEESE AND SEND THEM DOWN THIS MOUNTAIN!”

(via drparisa)

labphoto:

Something strange happened here. The compound what I started from fluoresces with a deep green color and the compound what I am making fluoresces under UV light with a deep blue color and not this intense yellowish-green color. Conclusion: a side reaction happened and according to the TLC something went really wrong.
Let’s find out that what was produced from this reaction… I hope that nobody added some fluorescein to my reaction while I was not in the lab…

labphoto:

Something strange happened here. The compound what I started from fluoresces with a deep green color and the compound what I am making fluoresces under UV light with a deep blue color and not this intense yellowish-green color. Conclusion: a side reaction happened and according to the TLC something went really wrong.

Let’s find out that what was produced from this reaction… I hope that nobody added some fluorescein to my reaction while I was not in the lab…

(via mindblowingscience)

dispatchrabbi:

crime-and-puns:

*sets entire english language on fire*

So this is actually a half-cool half-frustrating phenomenon called a cran morpheme.
Cran morphemes are morphemes that don’t have a meaning outside of the thing they designate. The ur-example, of course, is cranberry. Unlike blueberry (blue + berry), where the first morpheme is somewhat descriptive of the actual berry itself (blueberries are, after all, blueish), the cran- in cranberry doesn’t give you any more help than “this designates the type of berry we call cranberries”. The snozz- of snozzberry is similar.
It is true that cran- comes eventually from “crane” and that cranberries might have been named that because cranes ate them or something, but appealing to this invokes the etymological fallacy. That is, no one who uses or learns the word today thinks of cranes when they talk about cranberries. (Etymologists, lexicographers, and linguists don’t count as native speakers, as usual.)
Even so, the etymology doesn’t help us here, because the word that the cuttle- of cuttlefish comes from just means “cuttlefish” anyway. It’s cuttles all the way down.

dispatchrabbi:

crime-and-puns:

*sets entire english language on fire*

So this is actually a half-cool half-frustrating phenomenon called a cran morpheme.

Cran morphemes are morphemes that don’t have a meaning outside of the thing they designate. The ur-example, of course, is cranberry. Unlike blueberry (blue + berry), where the first morpheme is somewhat descriptive of the actual berry itself (blueberries are, after all, blueish), the cran- in cranberry doesn’t give you any more help than “this designates the type of berry we call cranberries”. The snozz- of snozzberry is similar.

It is true that cran- comes eventually from “crane” and that cranberries might have been named that because cranes ate them or something, but appealing to this invokes the etymological fallacy. That is, no one who uses or learns the word today thinks of cranes when they talk about cranberries. (Etymologists, lexicographers, and linguists don’t count as native speakers, as usual.)

Even so, the etymology doesn’t help us here, because the word that the cuttle- of cuttlefish comes from just means “cuttlefish” anyway. It’s cuttles all the way down.

(Source: crime-and-pumpkins, via phoenixphlight)

Anonymous said: there still is a wage gap you idiot

conservative-humanist:

tuxedoandex:

conservative-humanist:

crush-the-pastryarchy:

justfeministhings:

nels5157:

justfeministhings:

No, there actually isnt. Its a myth. Women are paid the same amount as men for the same amount of work. There is no wage gap for the same job. Here are some more sources.

Really?! Really?!

Are you really that ignorant?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2011/04/28/female-doctors-face-a-2-3-million-wage-gap/

http://mobile.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-20/a-pay-gap-for-female-mbas-has-reemerged

http://www.iwpr.org/publications/pubs/the-gender-wage-gap-by-occupation-1/at_download/file

Oh wow the 3 sources you’ve given me, which have been debunked in my 37 sources, totally changes my mind

Even if those three sources are true, the women being payed less would have every right to sue because the Equal Pay Act makes it illegal for women who work the same job, the same hours, and have the same qualifications as a man from being payed less.

You mean that the law protects women from less pay based solely on sexism?? But wouldn’t that suggest that perhaps women aren’t as oppressed as they want us to think they are??

It seems most feminists WANT women to be paid less, so they can whine about something…

That sounds about right. Its hard to be a victim without claiming some form of injustice.

asylum-art:

Leandro Erlich (Argentina, b.1973) - Swimming Pool

“An extraordinary and visually confounding installation, Erlich constructed a full-size pool, complete with all its trappings, including a deck and a ladder.

When approached from the first floor, visitors were confronted with a surreal scene: people, fully clothed, can be seen standing, walking, and breathing beneath the surface of the water.

It was only when visitors entered the Duplex gallery from the basement that they recognized that the pool is empty, its construction a visual trick fashioned by the artist.

A large, continuous piece of acrylic spanned the pool and suspended water above it, creating the illusion of a standard swimming pool that was both disorienting and humorous.”

(via theravingcelt)

his-name-was-writ-in-water:

I just realised;

Caligula named his horse Incitatus.

He called his horse “Speedy”.

mibale:

Danny Aykroyd and John Belushi in the Blues Brothers.

mibale:

Danny Aykroyd and John Belushi in the Blues Brothers.

(via celtic-romulan)

hedgiwithapen:

I nominated Zeminar, head wizard of the society of wizards, for the ice bucket / lemon and soap bucket challenge.

(via storytellingfortheking)

sonira:

calliedope:

I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO REMOVE MY ROLLER SKATES EVERYTHING IS VERY FAST AND I AM VERY AFRAID

(Source: mareepe, via yoyo-inspace)

*bag of sour cream and onion potato chips stuck to the ceiling*

seapup:

now THATS an aesthetic

(via potaco)