Quote 1 Sep
Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,
Are a substantial world, both pure and good:
Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood,
Our pastime and our happiness will grow.
— William Wordsworth (via feellng)
Video 1 Sep

micdotcom:

11 ways to solve rape better than nail polish

The more we depend on women to prevent rape, the easier it is to blame them when it happens to them. Here’s a look at the well-documented ways we can actually stop rape. Maybe it’s time we invest a little more time and resources into implementing them before we send gallons of nail polish to colleges across the country.

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Video 1 Sep

nerdsandgamersftw:

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nerdsandgamersftw:

Gorgeous Alphonse Elric Cosplay

Cosplay by Sveneld | Photography by Kucheruk Elena

Bet that cosplay cost an arm and a leg.

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Text 1 Sep

legalwifi:

this was probably one of the saddest moments of my childhood

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Photo 22 Aug longdogunderfoot:

Dex pretending to swim

longdogunderfoot:

Dex pretending to swim

Video 16 Aug

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Quote 16 Aug
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
— Herbert Hoover (via observando)
Photo 16 Aug

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Photo 16 Aug taikova:

Mad Hatter!Sherlock commissioned by Sherlyarty. Posted with permission. Do not repost this artwork on tumblr or other sites!

taikova:

Mad Hatter!Sherlock commissioned by Sherlyarty. Posted with permission. Do not repost this artwork on tumblr or other sites!

Video 16 Aug

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Video 15 Aug

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Video 15 Aug

Favourite 2013 Interview moments of Martin Freeman

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Photo 15 Aug
Video 15 Aug

coffeeandniall:

i’ve seen a lot of people reblogging news from ferguson, wondering if the situation has changed at all. the answer is YES—massively! so i thought i would compile some updates, courtesy of alderman antonio french (who, less than 24 hours ago, was being [wrongfully] held in jail for alleged unlawful assembly). the time right now is 4:20AM CST, august 15th.

yesterday afternoon—thursday, august 14th—ferguson & stl police were taken out of control of ferguson and replaced with MO highway patrol, led by captain ron johnson, who grew up in the area. his first order of business was to order police to remove their masks and cease violent tactics.

orange cones replaced tanks, the police line vanished, not a drop of tear gas was in sight and families felt safe enough to have their young people out protesting with them. without the fear tactics and police intimidation, people came out in droves to support ferguson.

the discussion of mike brown cannot end here. the relief is palpable and the decrease of tension under johnson’s excellent leadership is a huge mercy, but justice has not been served yet. now, hopefully, citizens will get to work together with the legal system for swift and transparent justice for mike brown & the countless other black men & women across the nation who have been unlawfully treated, and in many cases died, at the hands of police. let all of us use the alleviated atmosphere to focus the conversation, focus the nation. #mikebrown 

Video 15 Aug

flourishtodecay:

fixateonforward:

Aaron Hill is a disabled boy in Okeechobee who was lured out of his home by a girl claiming to want to go on a date. Once to the location she chose, he was ambushed by Andrew Wheeler and a gang of at least 8 other people. Andrew beat him senseless, held a knife to his throat, And told him he was going to shoot and kill him. This was filmed the whole time, but currently this is the only video I can get a hold of. The video was on Andrew’s facebook and he went around bragging about his crime. He was arrested, but only charged with minor assault and no charges or arrests are being made on the others involved. Some of the others involved have family in the Okeechobee police department and also DCF. One of the parents even destroyed evidence to protect their guilty little brat. So now the Okeechobee Police Department are trying to bury this story because some of the kids have ties to the department. We’re asking everyone to spread this around that we want justice for Aaron, that if anyone has a copy of the video please take it to the media. We need all media outlets to know this is a cover up and we will not accept it. Please download and spread this video. We’re using the hashtag JusticeForAaron.

PLEASE, if you have it, PLEASE make a copy and take it to all media, ALL MEDIA, not just Okeechobee I’m talking surrounding counties. This is extremely important. Aaron and his mother are getting death threats and they deserve justice. We need more people! Okeechobee is a little town run by the Good Ole Boys. Ferguson is allowing them to think this is okay. News channel 25 contact them at web@wpbf.com or 5616942525! We need this to blow up to make this stop. In the wake of Michael Brown and the others that have been hurt by police, we cannot let them bury this like a bunch of crime lords. Their job is to protect us, not protect the guilty from justice. And by the way there’s been ANOTHER unarmed black man killed by police. He was shot in the back and he was complying with police orders. He was also mentally handicapped. This. Needs. To. Stop.

Please, signal boost the HELL out of this. #JusticeForAaron

WARNING THIS IS A VERY GRAPHIC VIDEO BUT IT NEEDS ATTENTION BROUGHT TO IT. As someone who has a disabled brother this hits home quite hard. If someone as defenseless as Aaron and his family don’t receive the justice and peace that they deserve then I have NO fucking hope for this planet anymore. This is not an isolated instance either. Disabled people are treated less than who they actually are, even like animals at times and THIS NEEDS TO STOP. THEY ARE PEOPLE AND THEY ARE HERE TO LIVE THEIR LIVES IN PEACE AND HAPPINESS JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.


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