Generalizing aside, I have yet to meet a Brazilian woman with average sized thighs/calves. It’s as if they workout their legs from inside the womb.
Report details inequities for kids of gay parents →
seriouslyamerica: steampunkanachronism: A growing number of American children are being raised without all the legal protections of traditional households According to her dads, life is good for Carrigan Starling-Littlefield, a spunky 5-year-old being raised by two gay men in South Carolina, which doesn’t recognize their out-of-state marriage. “We’ve found that being a family has created a...
New in Google+: Popular Posts, Ripples and a... →
It’s a busy day for the Google+ team. Not only did Google just open its social network to all Google Apps users, but the team also rolled out a number of interesting new features. These include…
What Happens When Your Cat Earns More Money Than... →
Well, The Rapture was a bust. AGAIN. And 2012 isn’t really shaping up the be the End of Days (so disappointing), so how exactly will modern culture meet its destruction? Simply:…
Y: The Last Man and the Nonwhite Woman’s Burden... →
by Latoya Peterson Last year, I finally found the time to read all ten trade paperbacks of Y:The Last Man, after hearing glowing accolades about the series from my other comic loving…
Feature: Uncharted 3: the new standard for action... →
Playing Uncharted 3 is a bit like visiting your favorite restaurant to eat your favorite meal. Sure, you know how the food will taste before you even enter the dining room, but you’re still so happy to be there. I had a few small issue with the game’s story and eventual ending, but these were misgivings I had only after the game was over. While playing, I was too thrilled to do...
The hottest new internet companies are growing up... →
High-value financings for venture-backed private internet and digital media companies seem to be happening at a rapid pace. Dropbox, Tumblr, AirBnB, Foursquare, and Spotify have all raked in big…
The average American 3-year-old can recognize 100... →
kateoplis: That’s not all. “We even are affected by brand messages before we are born, while we are in the womb,” [Martin Lindstorm, author of Brandwashed] says. He pointed to a recent British study that looked at pregnant women who watched a particular television show. The results showed that babies born to those women who watched the show had a stronger preference for the program than...
Steve Jobs Was Willing To 'Rip Off' Everyone... →
This is coming from Steve Jobs, who was inspired by the graphical user interface he saw at Xerox PARC and turned that into the Macintosh. Now, as we’ve noted before, what Jobs was always great at doing wasn’t just taking an idea and copying it, but making it better. But, many would argue that’s the same thing that Google has done with Android. Yes, they clearly took inspiration...
Fandom and its hatred of Black women characters →
Newsweek: #ClassWar! How Andrew Sullivan Learned... →
newsweek: Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan has come around to the ”goddamn hippies” at Occupy Wall Street. “Maybe it was seeing a more diverse crowd in D.C. than I expected, or absorbing online testimonies from 99%-ers, or reading yet another story about how corrupt the banking system has become (Citigroup was…
-Just be spLendid-: 10 Things We Can’t Have... →
justbesplendid: Money without Labor – We do not value what we do not earn. Loyalty without Trust – Loyalty will vanish in the absence of trust. Appreciation without Education – We cannot fully appreciate what we do not fully understand. Wisdom without Experience – True wisdom is the product of many…
Richest area of the country, by median income?... →
shortformblog: Median household income in the nation’s capitol? $84,523 per year. That’s even higher than Silicon Valley, and more than $30,000 above the national median income. Consider that DC is an area of great income disparity, and the numbers seem even bigger.
freckled-bones: starrchild: clandestinegalaxy: •33% of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives. •42% of college graduates never read another book after college. •80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year. •70% of US adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years. •57% of new books are not read to completion. •70% of books published...
Skmmr (beta) - Tell your friends what to read. →
zackshapiro: Friends, I’m incredibly proud to be releasing Skmmr in the very near future. Skmmr is a web app that lets you create a small, intimate circle and push content directly to your friends and loved ones through those same circles. That’s about all I can say for now. Eric Magnuson and I are behind Skmmr. It was beautifully designed by Andy Stone. Give us your email and we’ll send you...
I realize there are just a lot of Tumblr users out there posting shit I don’t entirely agree with, and instead of shrugging and hoping for the best I choose instead to unfollow them. I am part of the 99%, and 100% of me feels everyone is entitled to their voice, and that this country DOES NOT distribute wealth adequately(notice I didn’t say fairly), and that corporations AND...
awkwardpandaisawkward replied to your post: It’s Sunday, its called “unfollow” I have…
give my Tumblr wall a day free from ugly fat assed women and silicone-chested bimbos. Yes, those big assed woman are ugly. Oh yes, science enabled big boobs are gross. Terence
How Christian Fundamentalism Helped Empower the... →
The fundamentalists have replaced economic and political justice with a bogus (and hate-driven) “morality” litmus tests of spurious red herring “issues” from abortion to school prayer and gay rights. The result has been that the masses of lower middle-class and poor Americans who should be voting for Democrats and thus their own economic interests, have been persuaded to vote against their own...