feminist killjoy reporting for duty

gendercontender:

baeddeltrender:

“Women are described in animal terms as pets, cows, sows, foxes, chicks, serpents, bitches, beavers, old bats, old hens, mother hens, pussycats, cats, cheetahs, bird-brains, and hare-brains…‘Mother Nature’ is raped, mastered, conquered, mined; her secrets are ‘penetrated,’ her ‘womb’ is to be put into the service of the ‘man of science.’ Virgin timber is felled, cut down; fertile soil is tilled, and land that lies ‘fallow’ is ‘barren,’ useless. The exploitation of nature and animals is justified by feminizing them; the exploitation of women is justified by naturalizing them.”

— Karen J. Warren Ecological Feminism  (via youhauntyourbagofbones)

holy FUCK

chinese-zeus:

lollipops are so weird youre literally swallowing your own flavored saliva

marlasingerturkeyversion:

blazepress:
Filming a rainbow when suddenly.

marlasingerturkeyversion:

blazepress:

Filming a rainbow when suddenly.

likeafieldmouse:

Yosemite Firefall

"The Yosemite Firefall was a summertime event that began in 1872 and continued for almost a century, in which burning hot embers were spilled from the top of Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park to the valley 3,000 feet below.

It was conducted by the owners of the Glacier Point Hotel. The firefalls ended in January 1968 when the National Park Service ordered it to stop because of the overwhelming number of visitors it attracted, plus the fact that it was not a natural event. The hotel itself was destroyed by fire one year later and was not rebuilt.

The Firefalls were performed at 9pm seven nights a week.”

womaninterrupted:

policymic:

Stunning photos of tears under a microscope vary by emotion

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"The project, called "The Topography of Tears," captures unique moments in human experience, but there’s also a scientific reason why every tear looks so different. There are three different types of tears: basal (lubricating), reflex (responding to stimuli) and psychic (triggered by emotion). Each type of tear contains different organic substances, and the molecular makeup depends on the causative agent. For instance, emotional tears contain the neurotransmitter leucine enkephalin, a natural painkiller that the body releases to mitigate stress."

mymodernmet:

Accumulation by Christine Kim

Ornate paper sculptures boasting intricate geometric patterns.

Because that’s the thing about Scooby-Doo: The bad guys in every episode aren’t monsters, they’re liars.
I can’t imagine how scandalized those critics who were relieved to have something that was mild enough to not excite their kids would’ve been if they’d stopped for a second and realized what was actually going on. The very first rule of Scooby-Doo, the single premise that sits at the heart of their adventures, is that the world is full of grown-ups who lie to kids, and that it’s up to those kids to figure out what those lies are and call them on it, even if there are other adults who believe those lies with every fiber of their being. And the way that you win isn’t through supernatural powers, or even through fighting. The way that you win is by doing the most dangerous thing that any person being lied to by someone in power can do: You think.
Ask Chris #81: Scooby-Doo and Secular Humanism (via missshirley)
asktheoakenshieldbros:

goquackyourself:

fuckyeah-kasumisty:

can-you-feel-the-gay-tonight:

a-big-guy-named-tiny:

SCIENCE!

science has figured out how to open a portal to hell

  #holy shit #imagine doing this in the middle ages #you could rule a small town through fear  

It’s Cthulhu!!!!!!!!

sand
alcohol or lighter fluid
sugar  

Mix 4 parts powdered sugar with 1 part baking soda. 
Make a mound with the sand. Push a depression into the middle of the sand.
Pour the alcohol or other fuel into the sand to wet it.
Pour the sugar and baking soda mixture into the depression.
Ignite the mound, using a lighter or match.

asktheoakenshieldbros:

goquackyourself:

fuckyeah-kasumisty:

can-you-feel-the-gay-tonight:

a-big-guy-named-tiny:

SCIENCE!

science has figured out how to open a portal to hell

It’s Cthulhu!!!!!!!!

  • sand
  • alcohol or lighter fluid
  • sugar  

  1. Mix 4 parts powdered sugar with 1 part baking soda. 
  2. Make a mound with the sand. Push a depression into the middle of the sand.
  3. Pour the alcohol or other fuel into the sand to wet it.
  4. Pour the sugar and baking soda mixture into the depression.
  5. Ignite the mound, using a lighter or match.

wonderous-world:

This is the world’s second biggest fish tank - so big that it’s even been named the Kuroshio Sea. Located in Okinawa, Japan, the aquarium houses an enormous tank that is some ten metres deep, 35 metres wide and 27 metres long. It is home to a dazzling variety of all the species found thriving around Okinawa, including giant soaring manta rays and the daddy of them all, the world’s biggest fish, the whale shark. The appearance of the main viewing room is dazzling, and the window is so clear that each year millions of visitors can believe, for a moment, that they have stepped into a magical underwater world.

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themarysue:

whitachi:

thatfableprincess:

ohmygil:

formaldejekyll:

Yesterday I learned that tampons were not originally created for ~feminine hygiene~ but for plugging up bullet wounds for WW1 and the nurses started using them and were like actually this is p effective and voila tampons thanks WW1

so what you’re saying is that tampon commercials should be shot like war films

Yes.

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Source.

luminousrogue:

People with female parts will get about 500 periods in their lifetime. Meaning that you’ll be on your period for a total of around 1200 days. With a loss of about 1440 ounces of blood. Which is approximately how much blood there is in 9 adult human bodies. That, my friend, is some very badass stuff.   

bemusedlybespectacled:

if you ever think mythology is boring or serious business or whatever shit

just remember that cerberus, the hell-hound and guard dog of the underworld, comes from the root indo-european word ḱerberos, which evolved into the greek word kerberos, which got changed to cerberus when it went from greek to latin

ḱerberos means “spotted”

that’s right

hades, lord of the dead, literally fucking named his pet dog spot