queenklu:

ailelie:

Sometimes a vid is just perfect. Captain America and The Avengers through Steve’s point-of-view. The timing is perfect. The lyrics match up wonderfully. Great vid.

The War Was In Color - Carbon Leaf

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textsfromthe-avengers:

Submitted by megnado

For science :P

textsfromthe-avengers:

Submitted by megnado

For science :P

What’s often admired in femininity is, as the abstinence speakers say, being as fresh as an un-licked ringpop. White girls particularly (I’m half-white, but aspirin-pale), are imagined to posses innocence. Innocence is supposed to be preserved.

Innocence is not doing. Not running off to New York. Not drinking whiskey till 4 AM. Not fucking that boy or girl because they make your heart scream electric, then waking up unpunished the next day. Not hacking a system rigged against you. Innocence is a relic of a time when women had the same legal status as children. Innocence is beneficial to your owner. It benefits you not at all.

Molly Crabapple in her fantastic article "On Turning 30" (via stunrunner)

Read it and let other people read it.

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ladynyoko:

Meet Willow.
I call her Willow, because that’s what we were going to name her. But unfortunately, we are unable to adopt her. So we’re desperately going to try to find her another home.
Willow is FIV positive.
For those of you unaware, FIV is the feline version of HIV. It is transmitted much the same way, through contact with bodily fluids. Because of this, Willow puts our own cat at risk.
But there’s still hope! Our vet says as long as Willow is in a single cat home, she is still perfectly adoptable and could live a long, healthy life. But that’s the catch. She must be in a single cat home. There is no wiggle room for this. You cannot have other cats, and before coming into contact with other cats you should take precautions like thoroughly washing your hands to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.
If we do not find another home for Willow, we will have no choice but to euthanize her. We can’t turn her over to the shelter - they would euthanize her the day they got her because she’d be a risk to all their other cats. We can’t just drop her off on the street because she’d be able to spread the virus without checks. This is Willow’s only chance.
She is a sweet, wonderful Siamese mix. She is very affectionate and a perfect lap cat. It would be a shame to have to euthanize her for something completely out of her control.
We live in Moundsville, WV. We are willing to travel up to an hour and a half away to deliver her if you’re willing to adopt her.
We are unsure if she is spayed, because she was a stray. She has a notch in one ear, and her upper right canine is broken. As of her exam, the only blemishes on her record are that she tested positive for FIV and currently has fleas.
Even if you cannot adopt her, please signal boost. This is life or death for her.

ladynyoko:

Meet Willow.

I call her Willow, because that’s what we were going to name her. But unfortunately, we are unable to adopt her. So we’re desperately going to try to find her another home.

Willow is FIV positive.

For those of you unaware, FIV is the feline version of HIV. It is transmitted much the same way, through contact with bodily fluids. Because of this, Willow puts our own cat at risk.

But there’s still hope! Our vet says as long as Willow is in a single cat home, she is still perfectly adoptable and could live a long, healthy life. But that’s the catch. She must be in a single cat home. There is no wiggle room for this. You cannot have other cats, and before coming into contact with other cats you should take precautions like thoroughly washing your hands to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

If we do not find another home for Willow, we will have no choice but to euthanize her. We can’t turn her over to the shelter - they would euthanize her the day they got her because she’d be a risk to all their other cats. We can’t just drop her off on the street because she’d be able to spread the virus without checks. This is Willow’s only chance.

She is a sweet, wonderful Siamese mix. She is very affectionate and a perfect lap cat. It would be a shame to have to euthanize her for something completely out of her control.

We live in Moundsville, WV. We are willing to travel up to an hour and a half away to deliver her if you’re willing to adopt her.

We are unsure if she is spayed, because she was a stray. She has a notch in one ear, and her upper right canine is broken. As of her exam, the only blemishes on her record are that she tested positive for FIV and currently has fleas.

Even if you cannot adopt her, please signal boost. This is life or death for her.

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clawfoottub:

pragnificent:

kikisdeliveryfanservice:

The news that Google and Autism $peaks are teaming up to make a huge genome database makes me feel like a mutant hearing that Stryker, Trask Industries, and Senator Kelly are all teaming up to create a mutant database. 

How about everyone pay attention to this stuff. 

Article here. This is really, truly terrifying to me.

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maegoesfullfandom:

thispersonisillogical:

osointricate:

thispersonisillogical:

Vocally political and liberal Steve Rogers

Fox News has no idea how to handle it because he’s Captain America and he’s literally from the 40’s like how do that handle that

He refuses to go on half of the news shows because they lie

Mostly ends up on the Daily Show, the Colbert Report, and the Young Turks

Starts charities that focus on kids and the poor

Donations to veterans charities go through the roof

Treatment for PTSD in veterans suddenly gets addressed after he admits to being diagnosised with it

Steve Rogers starting a twitter specifically for linking people to horrible news stories and calling news stations out on their lies and scare tactics 

Using his twitter to complain about the state of public news and how it should be a space of change and value and honesty for the American public, and how he’s so ashamed of it all

He accidentally becomes like public face for the new generation of politically savvy people

They make of shirts like WWCD “what would Cap do?”

Tony is thrilled and proud and hires of team of lawyers exclusively to handle the news stations screaming about Steve

Fox news gets slapped with so many libel fines and law suits

No, but really. This is a Steve characterization that actually makes sense.

Steve who finds himself 70 years later surrounded by so many of the same politicals fights he remembers from his youth, Steve who finds that the country has lost ground in terms of progressive policies from the days of the WPA, who finds that the SSA is weaker, who finds labor unions that have been rendered toothless or are themselves stumbling blocks to worker’s rights, who — well, Steven Atwell covered Steve’s progressivism p well a while ago. He’s not gonna be some caricature of mid-20th C. “my country is always right/my country right or wrong” patriotism. He’s gonna be from the Sen. Schurz school of thought: “Our country: when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right.”

Fantastic.

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copperbadge:

x

"Chris, this is important."

"I’m listening."

"Any time you ever talk about strip clubs in public, you call them libraries. It’s a PR thing. From now on, strip club equals library."

"…what if I need to talk about libraries?"

"When would you need to talk about libraries?"

"I met Anthony Mackie in a library."

"By which you mean a strip club?"

"No. It was a library."

"You met Mackie in a library."

"Yes."

"You know what? In this case? If you want to say you met in a strip club, you should say that."

"But we met in a library."

[RDJ Advises Chris Evans On His Life Choices]

otheranonymous:

stylepersonified:

More fantastic ads

Holy shit they just kept getting more intense/real

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Bad books on writing tell you to ‘WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW’, a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery. — Joe Haldeman  (via mirroir)

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copperbadge:

strangeselkie:

Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman - Chicago Sun-Times

thebigblackwolfe:

takeherbacktowonderland:

lareinaana:

boyexemplified:

acid-anarchism:

CHICAGO SUN TIMES BEING TRANSPHOBIC AS FUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

what a craven little shit

this is singularly transmisogynistic. he goes after Laverne and Chelsea, belittles the seriousness of invasive cis people and their obsession with genetalia, and continually misgenders both like they’re the goddamn arbiter of truth. Kevin Williamson is a sack of shit with a short career ahead.

I just called the Sun Times.

1-888-848-4637

Say “something else”, and then talk to the nice people in customer service. Tell them that this article was hate speech, that you demand a retraction and full apology by the Sun Times, and that you will be making sure that your social media contacts will know (if they leave it up) that the Sun Times republishes unabashed anti-trans hate speech.

The number you want, actually, is (312) 321-3022, their editorial office. I don’t know how much traction this will get anyone — I’d try the National Review, too, as the piece originated there — but hopefully this particular correspondent won’t rove anymore. copperbadge, I know it’s late for RFM, but I thought you might have some winged monkeys in reserve on top of the Former Sears Tower.

I feel like this is not the first time Kevin Williamson has been a giant asshole, but I can’t recall. No RFM today but reblogging because time-sensitive and also WHAT THE SHIT SUN TIMES. 

dragging this over from livejournal:

dollsome-does-tumblr:

Pick a trope from this list and provide a fandom/pairing and I’ll tell you something about the story I’d write for that combination (i.e. write a snippet from the story or write not!fic or tell you the title and summary for the story I would write)

1. genderswap
2. bodyswap
3. drunk!fic
4. huddling for warmth
5. pretending to be married
6. secretly a virgin
7. amnesia
8. cross-dressing
9. forced to share a bed
10. truth or dare
11. historical AU
12. accidental-baby-acquisition
13. apocalypse fic
14. telepathy
15. High School / College AU

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thehpalliance:

"That’s why advocates should not be talking about protecting net neutrality. They shouldn’t even use that phrase. They should call it "Preventing Cable Company Fuckery" because that is what it is. And… there might actually be something you can still do.”

The FCC is trying to create a tiered, unequal internet, where corporations can pay more for faster speeds. They want you to leave them comments on this decision. Give ‘em your worst.

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thehpalliance:

"That’s why advocates should not be talking about protecting net neutrality. They shouldn’t even use that phrase. They should call it "Preventing Cable Company Fuckery" because that is what it is. And… there might actually be something you can still do.”

The FCC is trying to create a tiered, unequal internet, where corporations can pay more for faster speeds. They want you to leave them comments on this decision. Give ‘em your worst.

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Don’t Buy Microbeads!

nerdloveandlolz:

Do you use any cleaners with microbeads? You know, ones like this:

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Microbeads are also in other lotions, sunscreens, and even toothpaste.

Did you ever think about how many microbeads are in one bottle of things like this? There’s a lot.

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Why is that bad? Because these little microbeads are made of plastic, and they’re of a size designed to go right down your drain. Where do they end up?

Well, of course — they end up in the oceans, eventually. And they look just like fish eggs to animals, who eat them and eventually die.

There is a push to ban them, and measures are being debated in New York state and a few others. Johnson and Johnson and a few other manufacturers have promised to “phase out” use of microbeads — but they’ve set up a multi-year time frame for this and that’s way too long for me. And as the soaps are phased out, you can be sure that you’re going to see a lot of them on sale or even clearance and it’s going to be really tempting to buy them. Don’t.

If you like scrubs, you can use scrubs with natural exfoliants, for example, walnut shells. Honestly, I’m not sure what we can do with those soaps we already own, but for now, don’t buy any more. And be sure to tell your friends.

A few links with more info:

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