More than 800 people have paid as much as $200,000 apiece to reserve seats on...– The Era of Private Space Travel is Just Beginning | NY Magazine (via kateoplis)
Of course, not all school administrators who set dress codes are puritanical...– Let’s Reinvent the ‘Don’t Be a Slut’ School Dress Code Making the distraction level or attention span of a middle/high school boy the responsibility of the middle/high school girl is just preparation for the “you were wearing/doing _________, so you wanted/deserved...
Life problems of a mountain girl in the desert:
stuffing an ice pack into both of my socks
31 Signs You've Been A Teacher Too Long →
THE MONTH OF MAY SUMMED UP IN A SINGLE POST
Why aren't more people freaking out about the new...
dancepunksnotdead: You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework? It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this. http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift
‘No man, publicly elected or appointed, shall make any law, regulation or statue...– A Top Commenter (via kristinastewartcolbert)
The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is...– Steve Wilhite, the creator of the GIF, chiming in on the pronunciation of the word. (As everyone knows, choosy memes choose “jif.”) Wilhite, a former CompuServe employee, created the format in 1987 and is to receive an award for his creation tonight. (via shortformblog)
My class today
Me: So when you see the 4 year old boy pull the little girl's hair...
Students: He likes her!
Me: Now they are around 11 or 12 and he grabs her arm and wrestles her to the ground even though she calls him a jerk and yells at him to leave her alone.
Students: That is just how boys are.
Me: Now they are 18 and he grabs her arm and--
Students: Oh, that's not okay.
Me: Really? How would he know? How would she know? How would you know? You just told me that for the first 17 years of these children's lives that you thought it was cute, sweet, and natural for a boy to grab a girl and be rough with her.
Me: Oh, is right.
positivelypersistentteach: iamlittlei: There should be an educator discount on alcohol in May. And chocolate. Nah. I think there should be a flat rate teacher discount year round with an additional one in May. Here’s to us! AGREED
I think things are beautiful when you don’t plan them, and you don’t have any...– Alison Mosshart (via blua)
It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this...– Hugh Laurie (via thatkindofwoman)
Eating salt and vinegar chips with a cut on your...
Every night I look up at the freckled sky and fall in love with the universe all...– (via wordsthat-speak)
an open letter to yahoo
mariavontraphouse: sanityscraps: nekonekonekomata: sonickunderground: aiclan: fix the tumblr video player and you can buy any fucking website you like also: responding to replies, etc. also make blocking actually do something and searching multiple tags and reblogging yourself and a proper messaging system Give the missing e guy a job GIVE THE MISSING E GUY A JOB
I asked all of the gay male students in the room to raise their hand if in the...– Gay Men’s Sexism and Women’s Bodies by Yolo Akili (via plightofthepretty)