do action movies know they can have more than one female character
West African teen Kelvin Doe used scrap metal and trash to make batteries, a generator, and even a radio station for his Sierra Leone hometown. In 2012, the self-taught engineer (whose broadcast name is “DJ Focus”) showed his creations at MIT and lectured Harvard undergrads.
The Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They have been swimming in arctic waters since before dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world.
I am always uncomfortable around men who refer to women as “girls”.
Lifehack: Accidentally text the wrong person? Immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message.
This can save lives
Brittany Murphy photographed by David LaChapelle for FLAUNT Magazine, 2000
Voodoo queen. I am Marie Laveau. #sash
The number of “get me out of here” tactics women have developed and shared to help each other escape from overly-insistent-to-borderline-predatory dudes in public places should probably be enough evidence of the existence of rape culture all on its own. (via madgastronomer)
I especially like how, in the majority of cases, you don’t have to verbally communicate what your signals are to other women. I’ve had women I didn’t even know come save me. Literally every woman recognizes the “Dear god, help me” facial expression, and knows exactly what they should do. We don’t get a handbook for this. We don’t have a sit-down nail polish party where we talk about a standardized woman code for preventing creepers. It’s just part of being a woman.
BUT LOL RAPE CULTURE DOESN’T EXIST. (via eastberlin)