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A twenty-something diurnal swabbie/nocturnal student living in the Devil’s Asshole, AZ. Much of what I post is related to intersectional feminism, current events, a bit of science, cartoons and personal/juvenile things. Know this, if you follow.

sci-universe:

Beautiful view of a streaking meteor and the Orion constellation above Lake Bumbunga, AustraliaImage copyright: Silveryway on Flickr

sci-universe:

Beautiful view of a streaking meteor and the Orion constellation above Lake Bumbunga, Australia
Image copyright:
Silveryway on Flickr

— 2 hours ago with 727 notes
scinote:

Coming soon: SciNote.org, launched by entrop-e, shychemist, and geogallery, is Tumblr’s project for promoting science education around the world.

At SciNote, we believe that science shouldn’t just be reading about the ideas of people with PhDs and Nobel Prizes. We believe that science is an active process of asking questions and finding answers.
That’s why we, at SciNote, want to hear from you. We want to ponder the interesting questions you pose and get excited with you over the cool science you see in your world.
SciNote will feature the best of the Tumblr science community, and we will compile and publish the top posts from every year in the form of a magazine available both digitally and in print. Think of SciNote magazine as the Tumblr science magazine.
We hope to celebrate our launch by featuring some of the coolest science from around Tumblr. So before we launch SciNote, we would like to collect 25 science posts and/or questions from you, including:
the most interesting science news you have come across
questions you’ve always wanted to ask
fascinating facts that you’ve learned
pictures of nature and/or science that you’ve taken
cool research that you’ve participated in
any other science-related thing you’d like to tell us!

So please:
Submit posts or ask questions to be featured on our blog and for an opportunity to be published in SciNote magazine.
Follow our blog at SciNote.org.
Read more about our project here.
If you’re interested, apply to join our staff here.
Reblog this post so that we can collect 25 posts and launch our project as soon as possible!
Thank you all and happy science!

scinote:

Coming soon: SciNote.org, launched by entrop-e, shychemist, and geogallery, is Tumblr’s project for promoting science education around the world.

At SciNote, we believe that science shouldn’t just be reading about the ideas of people with PhDs and Nobel Prizes. We believe that science is an active process of asking questions and finding answers.

That’s why we, at SciNote, want to hear from you. We want to ponder the interesting questions you pose and get excited with you over the cool science you see in your world.

SciNote will feature the best of the Tumblr science community, and we will compile and publish the top posts from every year in the form of a magazine available both digitally and in print. Think of SciNote magazine as the Tumblr science magazine.

We hope to celebrate our launch by featuring some of the coolest science from around Tumblr. So before we launch SciNote, we would like to collect 25 science posts and/or questions from you, including:

  • the most interesting science news you have come across
  • questions you’ve always wanted to ask
  • fascinating facts that you’ve learned
  • pictures of nature and/or science that you’ve taken
  • cool research that you’ve participated in
  • any other science-related thing you’d like to tell us!

So please:

  1. Submit posts or ask questions to be featured on our blog and for an opportunity to be published in SciNote magazine.
  2. Follow our blog at SciNote.org.
  3. Read more about our project here.
  4. If you’re interested, apply to join our staff here.
  5. Reblog this post so that we can collect 25 posts and launch our project as soon as possible!

Thank you all and happy science!

(via shychemist)

— 2 hours ago with 298 notes
"Nicki features twerking girls in her Anaconda video and people call it “pornographic and inappropriate” but Taylor Swift uses black girl’s asses as props and people see it as ~quirky and cute~ I’m so sick of this earth"
Submitted by Anonymous 

YESSS!!!!  (via shitrichcollegekidssay)

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— 7 hours ago with 7816 notes

mercuryacejones:

Latest positive news out of Ferguson. Community coming together.

(via infamousnfamous)

— 9 hours ago with 13123 notes
burgerwave:

you know that scene in ghostbusters where dana opens her fridge and it’s a portal to hell?

burgerwave:

you know that scene in ghostbusters where dana opens her fridge and it’s a portal to hell?

(via secretandroid)

— 11 hours ago with 16469 notes
"This is the same narrative we always hear from the authorities. First, we must submit to their control; then they will address our concerns. All the problems we face, they insist, are caused by our refusal to cooperate. This argument sounds most persuasive when it is dressed up in the rhetoric of democracy: those are “our” laws we should shut up and obey—“our” cops who are shooting and gassing us—“our” politicians and leaders begging us to return to business as usual. But to return to business as usual is to step daintily over the bodies of countless Michael Browns, consigning them to the cemetery and oblivion."

What They Mean when They Say Peace (via ninjabikeslut)

Yes! No holding back anymore. Fuck that business as usual, black lives matter.

(via afro-dominicano)

(via afro-dominicano)

— 1 day ago with 686 notes

burdenedwithgloriousbooty:

As someone who grew up around guns, I really side-eye radicals, white or brown, who have weird idealistic romantic ideas of guns as tools for revolution and resistance. Probably because I’ve seen how often radical men, brown or white, will then turn the barrel on their wives, girlfriends, and children when they lost their temper or don’t get their way. 

Which is my roundabout way of saying: You need some decolonizing of your internalized patriarchal thinking before I trust you with a firearm to “free” me and my sisters. 

(via moniquill)

— 2 days ago with 168 notes

scienceyoucanlove:

Large mammals are being lost from Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest much faster than expected, according to a recent study. 

The study, undertaken by scientists from Brazil and the UK, looked at 18 mammal species in 196 forest fragments, and compared their current populations to estimates of their population densities before Europeans colonised the region about 500 years ago.

The results of the study, published in the journal PLoS One, showed that mammals are being lost from forest fragments at least twice as fast as previous estimates suggested.

Staggering declines

Of over 3,500 mammal populations estimated to have originally lived in the study area, only about 22% remain today. Among the species being lost are large, charismatic mammals such as the jaguarlowland tapirnorthern muriqui and giant anteater, while the white-lipped peccary has been completely wiped out in the region…

(read more: Blog - Arkive.org)

(via shychemist)

— 2 days ago with 375 notes