I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge.– Neil deGrasse Tyson - The limits of science (via scipsy)
A simple reminder that if your ally is 90% with you, burning bridges over their 10% of disagreement/ignorance/failure is neither a sustainable nor winning strategy.
In a move critics call “policing femininity,” recent rule changes by the...– Olympics Struggle with ‘Policing Femininity” I confess that I can’t think my way out of this catch-22: 1. Females have their own separate sports games, because it isn’t fair to compete against males due to our ability to stack on more muscle mass and recover faster (from...
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politicalprof: My personal favorite of their claims is that — in their claiming, not mine — that I (meaning Politicalprof and people like me) are “sovereign citizens.” What this means in practice is that since people like me — white, male and property owning — were legally entitled to be citizens of the US before the US Constitution was created, we are “sovereign” — e.g., superior — to the...
I had an extensive meeting with our then CEO the National Coach, my personal...– Pretty Strong: Why I left the Olympic Training Center Sarah Robles got the fucking shaft because USA weightlifting is sexist. The worst part is that the weak fucking men who were chosen to be funded ahead of Sarah Robles are poorly trained and non-competitive, leaving us with effectively no chance...
liannakristine: david: Chillin’ in Short Pump. And you don’t email the Richmonders? More importantly, what is even open in Short Pump at 11pm? Aside from maybe a Dave & Busters.
Exploding hay, watering bans are latest signs of... →
More than 1,000 counties in 26 states were named natural-disaster areas on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The move gives that designation to any county in severe drought for eight consecutive weeks, speeding up low-cost loan assistance to farmers. Representing a third of all U.S. counties, it’s the largest ever USDA disaster declaration, the Bloomberg news service...
To me it was not just literature but real life, the life I lived in...– Obama the Socialist? Not Even Close - NYTimes.com I have a feeling that several people on my dash would have an aneurysm at this depiction of socialism. Good news! Your aneurysm is covered! (via thecallus)
Princeton University psychologist Susan Fiske took brain scans of heterosexual...– The Equality Illusion, Kat Banyard (via bangbangblonde)