Daniel McBatman: Racist Brooklyn cops. →
danielmcbatman: A couple of years back, while driving through a predominately Black neighborhood to drop a friend off at his apartment building, we were pulled over by the police. The officers approached the car from both sides. When the officer reached my window and saw four white dudes, he called to his… See? THIS is what I keep trying to TELL people family who tell me my kids/spouse...
WIL WHEATON dot TUMBLR: aatombomb: We were... →
aatombomb: We were discussing homosexuality because of an allusion to it in the book we were reading, and several boys made comments such as, “That’s disgusting.” We got into the debate and eventually a boy admitted that he was terrified/disgusted when he was once sharing a taxi and the…
Ladies: You're Not as Good as You Think *An... →
That the word “news” is in the url of this article makes me giggle hysterically. By Chris Jones Published in the April 2012 issue On the spectrum of male lovers, I believe I would fall somewhere between “not totally unpleasant, but not totally pleasant, either” and “adequate.” I have a lothario friend, well endowed and blessed with an almost sociopathic...
romantic-chasm: ihopericksantorum: “We know the candidate Barack Obama what he was like, the anti-war goverment nigg—the uh—…” Wow. Mr. Frothy nearly squirts out the big N- word, HEY NOW.
“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” ― Gloria Steinem
Foerster’s syndrome is the name…of the compulsive punning first described by the...– Foerster’s syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia COMPULSIVE PUNNING DURING BRAIN SURGERY BYE. (via bobbyfinger)
Chicken Feathers Carry Drugs →
Chicken feathers processed at high temperatures become “feather meal” that finds use as fertilizer and animal feed. But the feathers retain a slew of pharmaceutical compounds, and not just drugs used to treat chickens, researchers report in Environmental Science & Technology (DOI: 10.1021/es203970e). They discovered antibiotics, fungicides, caffeine, and other compounds in feather meal, and...
What It’s Like to Cook Dinner Without Your Kids... →
REBLOG IF YOU REALLY HAVEN'T REALLY BEEN ABLE TO...
doctoramanda: Let’s see how many of us still remaining in tumblr :) dumdidumdidum…
Can’t believe I’m the only person who saw Rue in her head as a brown kid. I had her pegged as an Indian. Huh.
ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Video Of George Zimmerman On... →
I guess either Trayvon was a terrible fighter or George is full of shit or George’s head was stronger than the cement it was allegedly bashed against. Hmmmmmm. Which could it be, which could it be?
I flipped off 4 separate drivers this am on the way to drop off Vinnie at school. I think it’s a record. But honestly, you make me miss a green turn arrow bc you’re texting? Fuck you. Slow down to 1st gear to turn into a parking lot? Fuck you. Turn left in front of me on a green when I’m coming the opposite way at 45mph? Fuck you. Pull wayyy over into my lane so you can turn...
"What does a pope do?" Fidel Castro asks Benedict →
Reasonable question. CASTRO SEEKS FOOD FOR THOUGHT Castro questioned Benedict about changes in Church liturgy and asked the pope to send him a book to help him reflect. The pope said he would think of which one to send, but had not yet decided, Lombardi said. The pair discussed the difficult world situation and the problems of mankind from a religious, scientific and cultural point of view. And...
it’s really only wednesday?
Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online →
nprfreshair: This is awesome Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his career documenting folk music traditions from around the world. Now thousands of the songs and interviews he recorded are available for free online, many for the first time. It’s part of what Lomax envisioned for the collection — long before the age of the Internet. Related: Alan Lomax on Fresh Air Music Geekgasm
Atlantic Wire: Jeremy Lin invites fired ESPN... →
producermatthew: From The Atlantic Wire: “It went incredible,” Federico said in a report by Newsday’s Anthony Rieber. “I’m just so excited we had a chance to meet. We talked for an hour. I’m just so thankful.” Back in February, Federico sparked a web outrage after using the racist word in the headline on for a story that attributed a New York Knicks’ loss to the New Orleans Hornets to its...
Bupkis.– My favorite Yiddish word. Today’s show is about Yiddish theater. What’s your favorite word? [List of English words of Yiddish origin.] (via nprfreshair) Chutzpah: is the quality of audacity, for good or for bad. The Yiddish word derives from the Hebrew word ḥuṣpâ (חֻצְפָּה), meaning...