More photos from the OUSU Women’s “I Need Feminism Because…” campaign in Oxford.
Disney teaching girls to be princesses the right way.
OH MY FUCKING GOD. THIS IS PERFECT.
DO I NEED TO SAY IT AGAIN? PERFECTION.
This is one of the very few things I will reblog every time I see it.
This is my point. This is my whole point.
crying at my desk actually
Now this is a message I can stand behind.
Dakarai Molokomme, a 15-year-old starving child from a small village in Zimbabwe, has just told Madonna, one of the most famous pop stars in the world, to go and f*** herself, the local media are reporting exclusively.
“Yes, it’s true, I told Madonna to go f*** herself. Do you want to know why?” Dakarai asked. “It’s the same thing every time with these snobby rich Americans. Every once in a while they come to show us their support for the so-called eradication of poverty by adopting a child from a starving family, but they actually do more harm than good. Transracial international adoptions are part of the white savior industrial complex,” Dakarai explained.
In further discussions with journalists from the media, the kid stated that “none of the children here actually want to be taken away from their family and friends so they can be displayed as some kind of trophy in the homes of self-righteous singers or actors who want to score some points with the media and Oprah.”
“If they really want to help us, they should get Big Pharma to ship us some anti-retroviral drugs for the AIDS epidemic, or build schools and hospitals. If they don’t want to do that, then they can all go f** themselves!” the child told reporters.
The 15-year-old also stated that he would say the same thing to any one of those American or European “faux humanitarian posers”, except for Bono, whom he said he would also kick in the groin.
“Bono’s efforts to save the African savage from itself prove that the colonial imperative is alive and well,” Dakarai said as he walked with other village children collecting sticks to build a tree fort.
These 3-D Portraits Were Created Using Only A Person’s DNA
Stranger Visions is an art project which tries to determine what we look like based on a single strand of hair.
How much information about ourselves do we leave behind in public, as we shed saliva, hair, and sweat throughout the day? It’s a question that drives the artwork of Heather Dewey-Hagborg, whose project Stranger Visions reconstructs the faces of the anonymous as 3-D printed sculptures, using genetic detritus found in chewing gum, cigarette butts, and wads of hair around New York City. (via 7 | These 3-D Portraits Were Created Using Only A Person’s DNA | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation)
The Doctor Pretends to Be Human in Smith and Jones
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I wanted to download We Will Rock You, but…
everytime i hear this my lungs hurt from laughing
what is this?
Tim Knowles - Tree Drawings (2006)
“A series of drawings produced using drawing implements attached to the tips of tree branches, the wind’s effects on the tree, recorded on paper.
Like signatures each drawing reveals the different qualities and characteristics of each tree.”
This is how you promote Doctor Who to other people. Because that was so perfect I think I shed a tear.
This is amazing.
The sound editing is AMAZING.
The emotions are FANTASTIC.
You can tell they’re a River/11 shipper, but that’s fine.
The SOUND EDITING though!! How did they get the dialog without the music and/or the ambience?! The dialog is so CLEAN. GAH IT’S BRILLIANT!!
Left this for my parents.
THAT’S IT. THIS IS WHAT I’M DOING. THIS IS FUCKING PERFECT. LAUREL, YOU ARE THE BEST.
Hi, I just wanted to share something positive that also sheds more light into how girls are treated when it comes to toys and growing up. This is a video for a toy called GoldieBlox and I think it’s brilliant.
I think this is totally brilliant!
It uses a strength typically considered feminine - language understanding - to open up the world of engineering - typically considered a masculine strength.
It encourages girls in problem solving and building and spacial thinking and such without removing femininity, so it’s not like a girl playing this game would be called a tomboy or something for playing.
And best of all, it’s not just some toy for boys that’s been watered down and blasted in pink to appeal to a market of young girls. It’s a toy made for girls, that appeals to girls, that teaches girls things that I never learned because such toys did not exist, and boys would not let me play with their toys.
I want to play this game for myself. :)
It’s often said that “necessity is the mother of invention” and this idiom could not be further from the truth in the case of self-taught Rwandan engineer Anastase Tabaro.
With no more than six years of elementary-level education, Tabaro proves that sometimes, determination, dedication and initiative are enough to achieve great feats of innovation. The 59-year-old, who started his research in 1990 with the objective of selling power to his neighbours, has now built a hydroelectric system that provides power to some 700 households in and around his village in rural Rwanda.
“I grew up in [neighboring] Democratic Republic of Congo and my village had electricity,” Tabaro says. “Then my family moved to Rwanda and our village had no electricity. I felt I couldn’t live without electricity so I started to research by myself.”
A wave and a circle are both two-dimensional projections of a helix.
[Warning: possibly seizure-inducing sequence at 1:07; skip to 1:10 to avoid it. Also avoid after 2:00 for use of strobing green lights]Mitt Romney Style
If this video manages to sway one voter, I feel like I’ve done my job as an American. Directed by me, written by Adam Conover and Emily Axford, produced and coordinated by our incredible team in LA- Jon Wolf and Sam Kirkpatrick, edited by Nick Barbieri, starring the man of legends, Matt Walton.
Vince and the entire CollegeHumor production team did an unbelievable job turning this video around in an incredibly short period of time and somehow making it look so easy. A ton of credit also goes to Wellington Lora at Cueniverse for making it sound like I could actually hit that high note, and to the hilarious and incomparable Lisa Hanawalt for suggesting the original germ of the idea while we were in line at customs at the Houston Airport. This stupid video is the crowning achievement of my lifetime.
I WAS NOT PREPARED FOR THIS OH MY GOD
WAS NEVER PREPARED FOR THIS
Remember when Martha fast-forwarded through parts of the video in Human Nature and Family of Blood?
This is what she was actually fast-forwarding through.
4 FOR YOU TENNANT.
THIS MAN IS PERFECT
David Tennant is AMAZING.