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dorianpavus:

dragon age: inquisition — character creation, x

roachpatrol:

the-real-seebs:

kayinnasaki:

Cyber harassment study reveals the unsurprising!
It still amazes me that I talk to guys who still think they get harassed just as much as women online. Like even from people who aren’t clearly and totally gross dumbasses. It kinda makes me think that, even in the best cases, it might be hard to really understand the sheer difference in frequency. You see a woman get harassed on a game and you go “Oh well I’ve been harassed” without understanding that there is seldom a session for her where that doesn’t happen or understanding what her inbox might look like…

That is a sort of stunning degree of difference.

"The data’s in! Women were lying about online harassment!”
"Aha! We knew it!" 
“Yeah, they’ve been severely underreporting how bad things are for them, turns out.”
"Wait, what?"

roachpatrol:

the-real-seebs:

kayinnasaki:

Cyber harassment study reveals the unsurprising!

It still amazes me that I talk to guys who still think they get harassed just as much as women online. Like even from people who aren’t clearly and totally gross dumbasses. It kinda makes me think that, even in the best cases, it might be hard to really understand the sheer difference in frequency. You see a woman get harassed on a game and you go “Oh well I’ve been harassed” without understanding that there is seldom a session for her where that doesn’t happen or understanding what her inbox might look like…

That is a sort of stunning degree of difference.

"The data’s in! Women were lying about online harassment!”

"Aha! We knew it!

Yeah, they’ve been severely underreporting how bad things are for them, turns out.”

"Wait, what?"

manduhb:

I have a few openings for #commissions for the holiday season (yeah, I just said the h-word…sorry!). Current turn around time is about two and a half weeks, so now is the time to order before it’s too late! Head over to my FB page for details: on.fb.me/1tlKTOg #printmaking #painting #drawing #arting

manduhb:

I have a few openings for #commissions for the holiday season (yeah, I just said the h-word…sorry!). Current turn around time is about two and a half weeks, so now is the time to order before it’s too late! Head over to my FB page for details: on.fb.me/1tlKTOg #printmaking #painting #drawing #arting

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tylersvathings:

ron't rive a ruck

I ron’t rive a ruck…

Art by scoobandshagtalk

onion-guy:

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onion-guy:

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thatfunnyblog:

this guy is systematically undoing the world

st-pam:

Awkward hands

st-pam:

Awkward hands

In Canada
Aboriginals: Hey so you guys owe us a bunch of land?
Aboriginals: (like the entire country but we're gonna just point out a couple spots here)
Aboriginals: please do not put a pipeline through the land that we do have
Aboriginals: um
Aboriginals: what part of no do you not understand?
Aboriginals: our culture is important! stop stealing it, stop erasing it
Aboriginals: (yeah we didn't think so)
Aboriginals: so our women are getting murdered and kidnapped
Aboriginals: justice system?
Aboriginals: anybody?
Government:
Government:
Government:
Government: *does literally nothing*
Stephen Harper: genocide is bad. residential schools were very bad. we are sorry. we are going to take initiative.
Aboriginals: nice! we definitely needed that recognition. Okay, let's get down to work on some of the issues we've been talking ab-
Government: *continues to do nothing*
White Canadians: OH MY GOD!
White Canadians: OH. MY. SWEET. JESUS.
White Canadians: DID YOU HEAR THAT SPEECH STEPHEN HARPER YOU HAVE ENDED RACISM IN CANADA I CRIED FOR THIRTY WHOLE SECONDS WE ARE SO PROGRESSIVE EAT SHIT AND DIE AMERICA
Aboriginals: yeah ok but-
White Canadians: STOP TALKING DID YOU HEAR THE FUCKING SPEECH
Aboriginals:
Aboriginals:
White Canadians: Also stop those silly road blockades. You're making me late for work, okay sweetie? okay dear? xo xo

allimaginedandallconceivable:

rollership:

eduardo said: 

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are Fucking Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!

1) Sustainable does not mean primitive

When people hear about sustainable, off-the-grid living, they usually picture primitive homes divorced from the comforts of the 21st century. And rightfully so, as most sustainable solutions proposed until now have fit that description. Earthships, however, offer all of the comforts of modern homes and more. I’ll let these pictures do the talking…

2) Free Food

Each Earthship is outfitted with one or two greenhouses that grow crops year-round, no matter the climate. This means you can feed yourself with only the plants growing inside of your house. You can also choose to build a fish pond and/or chicken coop into your Earthship for a constant source of meat and eggs.

3) Brilliant Water Recycling

Even the most arid of climates can provide enough water for daily use through only a rain-harvesting system. The entire roof of the Earthship funnels rain water to a cistern, which then pumps it to sinks and showers when required. That used ‘grey water’ is then pumped into the greenhouse to water the plants. After being cleaned by the plants, the water is pumped up into the bathrooms for use in the toilets. After being flushed, the now ‘black water’ is pumped to the exterior garden to give nutrients to non-edible plants.

4) Warmth & Shelter

The most brilliant piece of engineering in the Earthship is their ability to sustain comfortable temperatures year round. Even in freezing cold or blistering hot climates, Earthships constantly hover around 70° Fahrenheight (22° Celsius).

This phenomenon results from the solar heat being absorbed and stored by ‘thermal mass’ — or tires filled with dirt, which make up the structure of the Earthship. The thermal mass acts as a heat sink, releasing or absorbing heat it when the interior cools and heats up, respectively.

The large greenhouse windows at the front of the house always face south to allow the sun to heat up the thermal mass throughout the daytime.

5) Energy

Solar panels on the roof and optional wind turbines provide the Earthship with all of the power it needs. As long as you’re not greedily chewing through electricity like a typical first-world human, you’ll never be short of power.

6) Freedom

With all of your basic needs provided for and NO bills each month, you’re free! You don’t have to work a job you hate just to survive. So you can focus your time on doing what you love, and bettering the world around you.

Imagine if the entire world was able to focus on doing extraordinary things instead of just making enough to get by. Imagine if even 10% of the world could do this. What would change?

7) Easy to build

At a recent Earthship conference in Toronto, Canada, a married couple in their forties shared about how they built a 3-story Earthship by themselves in 3 months. They had never built anything before in their lives and were able to build an Earthship with only the printed plans. They did not hire any help, nor did they use expensive equipment to make the job easier.

If one man and one woman can do this in 3 months, anyone can do it.

8) Cheap

Earthships are exorbitantly cheaper than conventional houses. The most basic Earthships cost as little as $7000 (The Simple Survival model) with the most glamorous models costing $70,000 and up, depending on how flashy you want to be with your decorating.

With these cost options, Earthships can fit the needs of everyone — from the least privileged to the most worldly.

9) Made of recycled materials

Much of the materials used to build Earthships are recycled. For starters, the structure is built with used tires filled with dirt.

If there’s one thing we’re not short of on Earth, it’s used tires! There are tire dumps like the one pictured here in every country in the world. There are even places that will pay you by the tire to take them away.

The walls (above the tires) are created by placing plastic and glass bottles in concrete. When the Earthship team was in Haiti after the earthquake, they employed local kids to both clean up the streets and provide all of the bottles required for building their Earthship. Plus, they look pretty sexy.

10) Think Different

The most powerful thing Earthships do is force people to think differently about how we live. If housing can be this awesome, and be beneficial to the environment, then what else can we change? What else can become more simple, cheaper and better at the same time?

It’s time for us to re-think much of what we consider normal.

<3 me some Earthships!