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  2. Fan fiction is a way of the culture repairing the damage done in a system where contemporary myths are owned by corporations instead of by the folk.
    — Henry Jenkins (Director of media studies at MIT)

    (Source: quotesofquotes, via drunkonrose-water)

     
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  4. missespeon:

    outofcontextarthur:

    can we talk about how this fucking pbs show aimed at little kids easily talked about how anxiety is stressful but normal

    (via drunkonrose-water)

     
  5. neodaq:

this is perhaps the most broken economy ever conceived

    neodaq:

    this is perhaps the most broken economy ever conceived

    (via ruinedchildhood)

     
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  7. fishingboatproceeds:

As the crisis in the Central African Republic worsens and the UN attempts to evacuate Muslims at risk, it seems likely that the refugee crisis in and around the CAR will be a long-term issue. The UN reports that more than 1.8 million people have already been displaced.
I was really encouraged to hear today from Save the Children that most of their $50,000 Project for Awesome grant will go to relief efforts in and around the Central African Republic. (The remainder will go toward ongoing relief efforts relating to the Syrian civil war.)
So I just wanted you to know where at least part of the P4A money is heading. As we hear from other organizations about how they’re spending their grants, I’ll let you know.

    fishingboatproceeds:

    As the crisis in the Central African Republic worsens and the UN attempts to evacuate Muslims at risk, it seems likely that the refugee crisis in and around the CAR will be a long-term issue. The UN reports that more than 1.8 million people have already been displaced.

    I was really encouraged to hear today from Save the Children that most of their $50,000 Project for Awesome grant will go to relief efforts in and around the Central African Republic. (The remainder will go toward ongoing relief efforts relating to the Syrian civil war.)

    So I just wanted you to know where at least part of the P4A money is heading. As we hear from other organizations about how they’re spending their grants, I’ll let you know.

     
  8. averymuether:

Finished version! Alternative protein sources poster.

    averymuether:

    Finished version! Alternative protein sources poster.

    (via the-ankh-is-life)

     
  9. gokuma:

    mad-lynn:

    fuzzytek:

    The backlog of rape kits has put justice on hold for a lot of people. Back in 2009, more than 11,000 untested kits were found in a Detroit Police Department storage facility. Some were more than 25 years old.

    Mariska Hargitay speaks on some of the issues surrounding the rape kit backlog in Detroit, Michigan. #endthebacklog (x)

    It costs between $1,000 – $1,500 to test every single rape kit. There are over 10,000 kits left in Detroit’s rape kit backlog. Your donation can go directly to testing them. Donate to the Detroit Crime Commission’s backlog initiative by clicking here.

    I am pretty explicitly anti-police in every respect. But I support Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy and her push to catalogue the egregious backlog of unprocessed rape kits in Detroit. 

    Her work has already identified countless serial rapists in southeast Michigan, and will continue to identify these rapist pieces of shit as she moves forward.

    Who cares if this process leads to conviction or not. Just give us the list. We can take care of the rest.

    "After Detroit tested the first 10% of its backlogged kits, authorities were able to link cases to 46 serial rapists." (x)

    Just think about it: 46 serial rapists. And the evidence against them was out there, all the time, in those backlogged kits. And that’s just 10% of them

    (Source: finding-our-power, via wilwheaton)

     
  10. lyndzielegend:

xelethaine:

mori-girl-life:

Saying Hello to the Dragon.

That is a fucking forest spirit and nobody will make me believe otherwise.

Whhaaaa

    lyndzielegend:

    xelethaine:

    mori-girl-life:

    Saying Hello to the Dragon.

    That is a fucking forest spirit and nobody will make me believe otherwise.

    Whhaaaa

    (via the-ankh-is-life)