"Who gives a fuck about an Oxford comma?"

plightofthevalkyries:

Suddenly, there is a great rumbling.

Over hill, over dale, through forest, through fog, they come. Some walk. Some fly. Some crawl. Some simply move deep within the bowels of the earth. They are massive in number, terrifying in their fury. They blot out the sun from the grass below. They nearly shake the earth from orbit with their rage.

They are the English majors. 

They give a fuck about an Oxford comma.

(Source: ronan-adam)

mapsbynik:

Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population

A Block is the smallest area unit used by the U.S. Census Bureau for tabulating statistics. As of the 2010 census, the United States consists of 11,078,300 Census Blocks. Of them, 4,871,270 blocks totaling 4.61 million square kilometers were reported to have no population living inside them. Despite having a population of more than 310 million people, 47 percent of the USA remains unoccupied.

Green shading indicates unoccupied Census Blocks. A single inhabitant is enough to omit a block from shading.

disabledgirlism:

it’s pretty common for people discussing rape culture within feminist discourse to conveniently leave out disabled girls, but this is just a casual reminder that disabled women are far more likely to be sexually assaulted, abused or raped than able-bodied women. on top of that, 50% of deaf girls and 54% of deaf boys have been sexually abused or assaulted. so please stop leaving us out of your discussion about rape culture.

whineandbeer:

voluptuous-lady-with-freckles:

lucysweatslove:

lucysweatslove:

I made a thing about stretching! Some of the images are hard to see, but if you click on them they should produce a larger image!

Sources:

  1. http://www.humankinetics.com/excerpts/excerpts/the-importance-and-purpose-of-flexibility
  2. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/stretching_benefits.asp
  3. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp?id=103

Image sources that aren’t mine (the three routines):

  1. http://www.letstalkandwalk.com/ten-great-reasons-to-stretch/
  2. http://tonedbellyplease.tumblr.com/post/56373085566/whats-this-another-bunny-yoga-sequence-from
  3. http://www.sportsscience.co/flexibility/whole-body-stretching-routine/

THIS SHOWED UP ON MY DASH. WHAT.

Thanks for this.

I need to be better about this lest I lose all flexibility and become a 2x4.

oh-wikipedia:

championisjustatitle:

ozwinozwald:

inkerdoodle:

When you’re writing aND YOU CAN’T FIND THE RIGHT WORD

image

http://chir.ag/projects/tip-of-my-tongue/

you’re welcome

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*reblogs for later reference*

(Source: fenfeiikou)

My best ever play in Cards Against Humanity

maggied93:

Black Card: Make a Haiku

My answer:

Running out of semen
Copping a feel
The homosexual agenda

Needless to say, I won that round

And mine…but so horribly wrong.

Black Card: Lifetime presents “_____: The Story of _____”

My answer: Ghandi, Binging and Purging

So wrong.

amandaonwriting:

Cheat Sheets for Writing Body Language

We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it’s easier said than written. I decided to create these cheat sheets to help you show a character’s state of mind. Obviously, a character may exhibit a number of these behaviours. For example, he may be shocked and angry, or shocked and happy. Use these combinations as needed.

by Amanda Patterson

(Source: captainsteves)

(Source: inkmurder)

jenndoesnotcare:

businessinsider:

You can’t expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world.

These diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world. 

OH

thelonelyscarecrow:

castiels-time-traveler:

nintendocanada:

mapsontheweb:

Map of the World by Natural Skin Color

i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening

actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d. 

THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.

Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.

perksofahunter:

I was flipping through Glamour when I saw this article, I almost choked on my soda to be honest. Five pages, all about eating disorders, the lack if knowledge of them by doctors, and how to help yourself or your friends if you/they have an eating disorder.
They talk about BED as well, not just anorexia and bulimia. I’d like it if they spoke about EDNOS as well but otherwise I loved it.
Good job Glamour, four for you.