The musings of a clever dreamer with a knack for words
  • lacigreen:




    Amsterdam is turning rainbow for a visit of the Russian president Putin. The council of the city of Amsterdam has decided to hang out the gay pride flag on all council owned buildings and offices, in protest to Russia’s new anti-gay law.

    there’s several of these as well;image

    pretty sure Amsterdam is now the sass capital of the world

    this is the actual best thing

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  • reclusiveq:


    If you woke up tomorrow, and your internet looked like this, what would you do? 

    Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.

    Think about what we would lose: all the weird, alternative, interesting, and enlightening stuff that makes the Internet so much cooler than mainstream Cable TV. What if the only news sites you could reliably connect to were the ones that had deals with companies like Comcast and Verizon?

    On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC’s comment deadline, public interest organizations are issuing an open, international call for websites and internet users to unite for an “Internet Slowdown” to show the world what the web would be like if Team Cable gets their way and trashes net neutrality. Net neutrality is hard to explain, so our hope is that this action will help SHOW the world what’s really at stake if we lose the open Internet.

    If you’ve got a website, blog or tumblr, get the code to join the #InternetSlowdown here:

    Everyone else, here’s a quick list of things you can do to help spread the word about the slowdown:  


    This doesn’t just affect “fun” sites either. I work in education. If net neutrality ends, all the affordable online schooling could go away, leaving only big name, expensive schools. If you think going to college is expensive now, just wait until you have a new fee added to your yearly tuition - a fee just so you can load your courses faster. I support net neutrality.

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  • sir-hathaway:










    What if it bites me and it dies?

    that means you’re poisonous. jesus christ, nate, learn to read.

    What if it bites itself and I die?

    It’s voodoo.

    What if it bites me and someone else dies?

    That’s correlation, not causation.

    what if we bite each other and neither of us die

    that’s kinky

    oh my god

    this is still my favorite text post collaboration ever

    (Source: ultrafacts, via tessagray-herondale-carstairs)

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  • leiaamidala:

    Is it simply a game
    For rich young boys to play?

    (Source: iamstarlord, via theywereschoolboys)

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  • brsis:






    US students will be able to shield themselves during school shootings with the latest in body armour, the Bodyguard Blanket

    Are fucking kidding me? I have been sitting at home and constantly watching the news after the events of yesterday. For those of you who are wondering, I am a junior at REYNOLDS HIGH SCHOOL! I was there when the shooter kept running in the halls trying to open the doors and get in. I was there in the dark praying and crying while my librarian kept saying ” they’ll have to kill me before they touch my kids” I have known her for three years, her determination to keep us safe broke her heart. Seeing this, that little children need protection in school. Are we sending kids to a battlefield? I have three little brothers ranging from 5-10, and still people have the nerve to speak about the second amendment? Really? I can’t even type anymore. I’m so disgusted and frustrated. When will you realize that it’s important to have gun control? When a shooter is pointing a gun at your child? Is that when you’ll realize that guns aren’t something to be kept around. People say it’s a free country but honesty, this country is more oppressed and diseased than any other country.

    Show me ONE instance where gun control and gun free zones prevented school shootings.


    Let me tell you guys a story.
    In 1996, in a little town in Australia called Port Arthur, a gunman killed 35 and injured 23. This place was a tourist attraction, with plenty of visitors and locals going about their business. 
    35 people died.That’s 35 marriages, anniversaries, birthdays or uni degrees. 35 people left Port Arthur in body bags.
    At the time, we had a pretty conservative government, and the Prime Minister at the time (in hindsight) was kind of a dick. But within two weeks of the shooting, Howard instituted a massive reform and buyback of all firearms. 

    But it must be a statistical flaw, you say, there weren’t that many massacres before 1996, right? No, WRONG. 
    In the eighteen years leading up to Port Arthur, there had been 13 mass shootings. 

    But April, you ask, this couldn’t possibly have worked could it? Wouldn’t it only have reduced the mass shootings? WRONG.
    Since 1996, there have been ZERO mass shootings. That’s right, ZERO. FUCKING ZILCH. There have been scattered homicides, however:

    How many schools have been raided and children murdered? NONE.
    How many film buffs have been murdered in their seats? NONE.
    How many innocent lives have been lost to the barrel of a gun? NONE.

    On top of this, homicides involving the use of guns, and youth suicide involving the use of guns has declined dramatically, by up to 60%

    Australia, however much the environment tries to kill you, is a safe haven, and you can walk the streets with 99% assurance that you won’t fall victim to a drive by shooting.

    Your move, America.

    in 1987 a lone gunman killed 16 people, wounded 15 and then committed suicide. within six months the uk government passed an amendment to the firearms act effectively outlawing all high calibre, high frequency, high capacity rifles and shotguns.

    in 1996 another lone gunman killed 16 children and their teacher, and then committed suicide. again within six months the uk government outlawed all handguns. special dispensation had to be issued in order to hold shooting competition as part of the 2012 olympic games, and british hopefuls had to train overseas.

    you can legally own certain types of shotgun, .22 calibre rifles over a certain barrel length, and antiques. that’s it.

    in the nigh-on twenty years since the uk has had one mass shooting. one. and we’re down to about 30 gun-related deaths annually.

    there is not one example of gun control laws reducing mass shootings and gun-related homicide. there are dozens. it literally works every time. the usa is the anomaly not because it didn’t work but because it hasn’t tried.

    (via darkness0101)

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  • sirskullreed:






    An alternate universe where Bruce Wayne died instead of his parents. Causing his father Thomas Wayne to become Batman and his mother Martha to go insane and become the Joker.




    Dude holy fuck

    That’s not as crazy as the miniseries were Cal-El (Superman) crashed at the Wayne manor before the Wayne’s had a kid so Batman has all the powers of Superman

    Flashpoint paradox

    (via darkness0101)

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  • hazehgrace:


    maybe Jesus was gay the whole time and was actually saying “ah, men”


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