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  3. ifuckinglovestvincent:

    "I’m not one for gender or sexual absolutism. I fully support and engage in the spectrum" - Annie Clark a.k.a. St Vincent

    Photo: Elizaveta Porodina/PUPMAG

    (Source: thesundaytimes.co.uk, via mutualmistrust)

     
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  6. racism-sexist-ableism-ohmy:

    gehayi:

    springwise:

    This ring lets blind people read non-Braille books

    One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’s Mr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…

    Guys. Science has developed a talking ring that allows the blind to read books.

    This is not only amazing, it is the stuff of fairy tales.

    This is fucking awesome and it makes me hella happy.

    (via azyrian)

     
  7. interplanetaryconnections:

    I imagine aliens smoking weed these colors.

    (Source: illdyversity, via mutualmistrust)

     
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  9. prokopetz:

    sarahtypeswords:

    wetorturedsomefolks:

    memejacker:

    several-talking-corpses:

    memejacker:

    caligula had anime eyes

    wait romans painted their marble sculptures

    it looks like a cheap theme park ride mascot

    yep

    here’s a statue of Augustus

    and here’s a reproduction of the statue with the colors restored 

    i honestly think that what we consider the height of sculpture in all of Western civilization being essentially the leftover templates of gaudy pieces of theme park shit to be evidence of the potential merit of found art

    "I tried coloring it and then I ruined it"

    And you know what the funniest part is? The paint didn’t just wear off over time. A bunch of asshole British historians back in the Victorian era actually went around scrubbing the remaining paint off of Greek and Roman statues - often destroying the fine details of the carving in the process - because the bright colours didn’t fit the dignified image they wished to present of the the cultures they claimed to be heirs to. This process also removed visible evidence of the fact that at least some of the statues thus stripped of paint had originally depicted non-white individuals.

    Whenever you look at a Roman statue with a bare marble face, you’re looking at the face of imperialist historical revisionism.

    (The missing noses on a lot of Egyptian statues are a similar deal. It’s not that the ancient Egyptians made statues with strangely fragile noses. Many Victorian archaeologists had a habit of chipping the noses off of the statues they brought back, then claiming that they’d found them that way - because with the noses intact, it was too obvious that the statues were meant to depict individuals of black African descent.)

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  11. na-kim:

    Thankin about you. Na Kim, 2013

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  12. thebigsisteryouneveraskedfor:

    Gisella Perl was forced to work as a doctor in Auschwitz concentration camp during the holocaust.

    She was ordered to report ever pregnant women do the physician Dr. Josef Mengele, who would then use the women for cruel experiments (e.g. vivisections) before killing them.

    She saved hundrets of women by performing abortions on them before their pregnancy was discovered, without having access to basic medical supplies. She became known as the “Angel of Auschwitz”.

    After being rescued from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp she tried to commit suicide, but survived, recovered and kept working as a gynecologist, delivering more than 3000 babies.

    (via -lovelymoon)

     
  13. dream-insilk:

    foreheadxkisses:

    Body comparisons. 

    this makes me feel alive

    (via loveyourchaos)

     
  14. fuckyeahtattoos:

    In Bob We Trust!!

     
  15. superhappy:

    cognitivedissonance:

    After threats against her life, Anita Sarkeesian canceled an upcoming talk at Utah State University. Gamergate trolls are celebrating on Twitter while simultaneously dismissing the threats as nothing. Does this read like nothing to you?

    “I will write my manifesto in her spilled blood, and you will all bear witness to what feminist lies and poison have done to the men of America.”

    The email’s author threatened to murder feminist women indiscriminately in a mass shooting. And because carrying guns on campus outweigh the right of students and guests to be safe, Anita Sarkeesian canceled her talk.

    BUT WE SHOULDN’T FEEL THREATENED, RIGHT?

    BECAUSE IT’S JUST THE INTERNET, RIGHT?

    The bullies won this time. And if you think this shit isn’t dangerous, I’m fresh out of fucks to give and I’m not restocking any time soon. It’s goddamn wrong to to dismiss this by claiming the author isn’t serious. Elliot Rodger’s rantings were dismissed until it was too late.

    This. Is. Not. OK.

    guns… literally more important than the lives of women in the state of loveable mormons

    (via f-emasculata)