mental_floss on tumblr: Wonderful Words With No... →
motherjones: mentalflossr: Sometimes we must turn to other languages to find le mot juste. Here are a whole bunch of foreign words with no direct English equivalent. 1. Kummerspeck (German) Excess weight gained from emotional overeating. Literally, grief bacon. 2. Shemomedjamo (Georgian) You know when you’re… “Grief Bacon”
Hate Crime in Greenwich Village: "Do You Want to... →
sonofbaldwin: Mr. Carson, 32, and a male friend were walking along Sixth Avenue near Eighth Street around midnight on Saturday when they passed Mr. Morales, who allegedly greeted them with a gay slur and then told them, “You look like gay wrestlers,” according to court records. In an interview with police, Mr. Carson’s friend said the two walked back to Mr. Morales and asked him what he...
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when...– Charles Kingsley (via thatkindofwoman)
DIY GUIDE TO KILLING OFF ALL BOREDOM Go outside. Scream your name into The...– Adam Gnade, from The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin’ Sad Do yourself a favor and buy this zine. (via rustbeltjessie) Next purchase!
Why did the libertarian fail algebra?
crazydepressednihilist: logicallypositive: He refused to solve inequalities. i wonder how many angry libertarians have reblogged this
U.S. female sailor beats Dubai rapist bus driver... →
nathansummers: bukrafilmishmish: An off-duty U.S. navy sailor wrestled a Dubai bus driver to the ground and beat him into submission after he tried to rape her at knifepoint on Jan. 19, a courtroom heard Wednesday. Prosecutors said that she knocked the knife from his hand, broke it in two, bit him in the hand, forced him to the ground and locked him between her thighs. This makes me happy
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.– Vincent van Gogh (via suiicune)
Elf King of the Clan Vos: #ThisIsAwesome |... →
wombatattack: App allows customers to boycott products tied to corporations like Monsanto and Koch Industries. found in The Stream | May 15, 2013 | via al-Jazeera A newly-released app hopes to enable shoppers to put their money where their morals are. Buycott, designed by…
If were gonna talk about Assata and say she’s a ‘cop killer’, let’s be...– Assata Ain’t No Terrorist. She’s the One Who Fought Terrorists (via blackcyborgs)
"Sister Assata: This Is What American History... →
sonofbaldwin: The first time I met Assata Shakur we talked for a long time. We were in Havana, where I had gone with a delegation to offer humanitarian aid during Cuba’s “special period” of hunger and despair, and I’d wanted to hear her side of the story from her. She described the incident with the New Jersey Highway Patrol, and assured me she was shot up so badly that even if she’d wanted...