• me on my way home from class: oh man i'm gonna get so much work done let me make a to do list and get that shit done quickly and effectively i'm so pumped
  • me the second i get home: nah
thefeministpress:

Calling all scientists, techies, engineers, and mathematicians in the making! Register for F.P’s free upcoming STEMinism event today!  
Featuring keynote speaker Professor Meg Urry, Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics and President of the American Astronomical Society, and breakout sessions with Girls Who Code, The Museum of the Moving Image, and CUNY’s Julie Des Jardins among others!

thefeministpress:

Calling all scientists, techies, engineers, and mathematicians in the making! Register for F.P’s free upcoming STEMinism event today!  

Featuring keynote speaker Professor Meg Urry, Director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics and President of the American Astronomical Society, and breakout sessions with Girls Who Code, The Museum of the Moving Image, and CUNY’s Julie Des Jardins among others!

strangenewclassrooms:

More on the tenure conversation. Another must read (especially for non-teachers.)

threadless:

FREE TEE FRIDAY!


Get out your koozies you krazies, it’s time for Free Tee Friday! To ensure your weekend thirst is at the maximum, we’re giving away “Booze Hound" by Tidy Ink so you can express yourself appropriately when 5:00 rolls around.
If you’d prefer this tee for FREE, reblog this post by 9/15 at 10AM CT for a chance to win it!

threadless:

FREE TEE FRIDAY!

Get out your koozies you krazies, it’s time for Free Tee Friday! To ensure your weekend thirst is at the maximum, we’re giving away “Booze Hound" by Tidy Ink so you can express yourself appropriately when 5:00 rolls around.

If you’d prefer this tee for FREE, reblog this post by 9/15 at 10AM CT for a chance to win it!

babyfresh912:

Moment of Silence

babyfresh912:

Moment of Silence

"

If you’re poor, the only way you’re likely to injure someone is the old traditional way: artisanal violence, we could call it – by hands, by knife, by club, or maybe modern hands-on violence, by gun or by car.

But if you’re tremendously wealthy, you can practice industrial-scale violence without any manual labor on your own part. You can, say, build a sweatshop factory that will collapse in Bangladesh and kill more people than any hands-on mass murderer ever did, or you can calculate risk and benefit about putting poisons or unsafe machines into the world, as manufacturers do every day. If you’re the leader of a country, you can declare war and kill by the hundreds of thousands or millions. And the nuclear superpowers – the US and Russia – still hold the option of destroying quite a lot of life on Earth.

So do the carbon barons. But when we talk about violence, we almost always talk about violence from below, not above.

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asylum-art:

Magical Paths Begging To Be Walked

Roads and paths pervade our literature, poetry, artwork, linguistic expressions and music. Even photographers can’t keep their eyes (and lenses) off of a beautiful road or path, which is why we collected this list of 28 amazing photos of paths.

Paths like these have a powerful grip on the human imagination – they can bring adventure, promise and change or solitude, peace and calm. There’s nothing like a walk down a beautiful path to clear your head – or to fill it with ideas!

I’ll leave you with an excellent quote from J. R. R. Tolkien’s works while you enjoy these images; “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.

  1. Autumn In The White Carpathians
  2. Rhododendron Laden Path, Mount Rogers, Virginia, USA
  3. Spring In Hallerbos Forest, Belgium
  4. Autumn Path In Kyoto, Japan 
  5. Autumn Path
  6. Bamboo Path In Kyoto, Japan
  7. Hitachi Seaside Park Path In Japan
  8. Dark Hedges In Ireland
  9. Winter Forest Path, Czech Republic
  10. Path Under Blooming Trees In Spring

depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

afro-dominicano:

humansofcolor:

angrywocunited:

This is so sad. :(

so young….Call me sensitive, but watching things like this makes me tear up. I used to be like this.

baby no :(

"Kids don’t notice race!!!"

socialjusticekoolaid:

CNN has obtained a video, taken shortly after Michael Brown was shot, that shows a contractor who had been working near the shooting site describing the incident in a manner that matches other eyewitness testimony—raising his arms and shouting “man, he was going like this,” as if to suggest that Brown had adopted a posture of surrender before he died.

Two contractors are shown in the video, and both have spoken to CNN; one also spoke previously to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and one to Fox affiliate KTVI. The individual who is shouting and raising his arms in in the video told CNN that “the cop didn’t say get on the ground. He just kept shooting.” The other said that he saw officer Darren Wilson “chasing” Brown, that Wilson fired a shot at Brown while Brown’s back was turned, and that Brown raised his hands before he died, though it’s not clear at what point the witness saw Brown’s hands raised. (For what it’s worth, it seems like the worker who spoke to KTVI is the one wearing a pink shirt in the video and that the worker who spoke to the Post-Dispatch is wearing a green shirt.)

The CNN account notes that the workers are not from Ferguson and did not know the Brown family—a detail that could increase their perceived objectivity vis a vis witnesses from Brown’s neighborhood.

33 Days since Mike Brown’s murder, and his killer, Darren Wilson, is still a free man. How much more evidence is needed to make a fucking arrest?!  #farfromover #staywoke #ArrestDarrenWilson