laughingsquid:

Flustered Cat With a Laser Pointer Taped to Its Head Tries to Capture the Constantly Moving Dot

1 September 2014 ·

unexplained-events:

The President

The 3200 year old tree so massive that it had never been captured in a single image until recently.

This giant sequoia stands 247 feet tall and measures 45,000 cubic feet in volume. The trunk alone measures 27 feet and the branches hold 2 billion needles (more than any tree on the planet).

This picture took a team of photographers from Nat Geo, 32 days and stitching together 126 different photos to make.

SOURCE

1 September 2014 ·

nprfreshair:

Staircase, Prague.
Dennis Fischer via My Modern Met 

nprfreshair:

Staircase, Prague.

Dennis Fischer via My Modern Met 

28 August 2014 ·

catdad:

If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.

catdad:

If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.

(Source: 4gifs, via thats-so-meme)

27 August 2014 ·

aviculor:

savvymavvy:

legitknits:

mcguirkthejerk:

kristinethequeen:

jimmysnowvakk:

This is what pisses me off about Tumblr. You all say you’re so accepting and you don’t want to offend anyone, but then thousands of people reblog something like this because Christians aren’t the minority. You wouldn’t want to offend a Muslim, and if this were offensive to them or another minority, there’d be so many comments about it. But everyone is completely fine with offending a non minority. “You’re not oppressed, you can’t talk!” You know what? I’m a Christian and this offends me and my faith, but nobody’s going to care about that because I’m not oppressed. Tumblr is hypocritical and that needs to stop.

Amen to the comment

Oh my precious lambs:

Examine why you are being offended. Because this is literally how a sunset works. There is not room for debate on this question. There is less room for debate on this than there is on just about any other thing. We are not reblogging because Christians aren’t the minority, dear ones. We are reblogging because after the debate a few days ago, creationists were given the opportunity to pose a question for non-creationists. One of these questions was:

"How can you explain a sunset if their is no god?" (sp.)

Questions, we assume, are posed so that someone might answer them. And yes, there is an answer of how exactly one can explain a sunset given the absence of a divine force. Now, you can certainly posit that God is the creator of all things and so all things came from him including the sun and light refraction and anthrax and kittens and famine and all that jazz.

But you don’t get to deny that THIS IS HOW A SUNSET WORKS, and of the necessary elements of this equation (Sun + Atmosphere + Angle = Sunset), God is not one of them. That’s because everything else is an observable phenomenon, and God is not. You can explain a sunset without God. You can go ahead and believe that God’s part of it all. That’s cool. Lots of people believe stuff like that, and I encourage you to delve into the ways that people make science and their faith jive. But if you are offended by being shown the basic scientific principals behind a sunset, you must be offended by damn near everything. And that seems exhausting. 

In short:

People getting butthurt over science, fucking love it.

"Stop teaching science, it offends me" 

(via orijins)

25 August 2014 ·

laughingsquid:

Impressionist Jim Meskimen Reads His Original Poem ‘In Memory of Robin Williams’ In the Voice of Robin Williams

17 August 2014 ·

youngerthanmytongue:

yungmeduseld:

whatwhiteswillneverknow:

He said he threw it away from the kids getting tear gas, not at the cops. 
How I know? His Twitter account.

Reblogging this again, because please stop spreading information that encourages the stereotype of inherent Black violence*. It doesn’t make it a better story. The truth is the better story.
*This isn’t a knock at “by any means necessary” btw, this is just pointing out that people are more willing to believe that he threw this AT the police, then look for another reason, like the truth: AWAY from the kids. And this is directly connected to the association of Blackness with natural violence.

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youngerthanmytongue:

yungmeduseld:

whatwhiteswillneverknow:

He said he threw it away from the kids getting tear gas, not at the cops. 

How I know? His Twitter account.

Reblogging this again, because please stop spreading information that encourages the stereotype of inherent Black violence*. It doesn’t make it a better story. The truth is the better story.

*This isn’t a knock at “by any means necessary” btw, this is just pointing out that people are more willing to believe that he threw this AT the police, then look for another reason, like the truth: AWAY from the kids. And this is directly connected to the association of Blackness with natural violence.

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(via whispywillow)

17 August 2014 ·

(Source: memewhore, via thats-so-meme)

16 August 2014 ·

hollrodes:

medusabitch:

cubanazo:

This proves they intend to get away with their actions, which are definitely illegal and inhumane. Anonymity + power is a devastating combo…

wait WHAT fucking hell

#this is actually and legitimately illegal #not only does this violate several amendments #but it directly infringes upon madison’s statement in federalist 10 regarding safeguards against factions #not only that buy why isn’t the federal government getting involved #eisenhower versus arkansas national guard anyone? #even under a president who dislike integration he still followed the law #he was fucking conservative and he signed the goddamn civil rights act #where the hell is the fucking government? these events beyond justify intervention (via queerodinson)

What is going on, Missouri? This stuff doesn’t happen. It shouldn’t happen.We are not in the movies. I don’t know what to say but having read what I’ve read and seen what I’ve seen the last few days it seems more appropriate to pass everything through a grainy black-and-white filter and pretend like it’s still fifty years ago; because it is, at least in Missouri.

hollrodes:

medusabitch:

cubanazo:

This proves they intend to get away with their actions, which are definitely illegal and inhumane. Anonymity + power is a devastating combo…

wait WHAT fucking hell

#this is actually and legitimately illegal #not only does this violate several amendments #but it directly infringes upon madison’s statement in federalist 10 regarding safeguards against factions #not only that buy why isn’t the federal government getting involved #eisenhower versus arkansas national guard anyone? #even under a president who dislike integration he still followed the law #he was fucking conservative and he signed the goddamn civil rights act #where the hell is the fucking government? these events beyond justify intervention (via queerodinson)

What is going on, Missouri? This stuff doesn’t happen. It shouldn’t happen.
We are not in the movies. I don’t know what to say but having read what I’ve read and seen what I’ve seen the last few days it seems more appropriate to pass everything through a grainy black-and-white filter and pretend like it’s still fifty years ago; because it is, at least in Missouri.

(Source: olitzme-or-nah, via whispywillow)

15 August 2014 ·

Like, every morning.

(via thats-so-meme)

14 August 2014 ·

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