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spoliamag:

“Bees are the smallest of birds. They are born from the bodies of oxen, or from the decaying flesh of slaughtered calves; worms form in the flesh and then turn into bees. Bees live in community, choose the most noble among them as king, have wars, and make honey. Their laws are based on custom, but the king does not enforce the law; rather the lawbreakers punish themselves by stinging themselves to death. Bees are afraid of smoke and are excited by noise. Each has its own duty: guarding the food supply, watching for rain, collecting dew to make honey, and making wax from flowers.”
From a medieval bestiary.
Apr 17, 2014 / 4,617 notes

spoliamag:

Bees are the smallest of birds. They are born from the bodies of oxen, or from the decaying flesh of slaughtered calves; worms form in the flesh and then turn into bees. Bees live in community, choose the most noble among them as king, have wars, and make honey. Their laws are based on custom, but the king does not enforce the law; rather the lawbreakers punish themselves by stinging themselves to death. Bees are afraid of smoke and are excited by noise. Each has its own duty: guarding the food supply, watching for rain, collecting dew to make honey, and making wax from flowers.”

From a medieval bestiary.

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gaywitchesforabortions:

jackanthfern:

bensbardom:

queerembraces:

David Wojnarowicz wore this jacket in 1988, just 4 years before he’d ultimately die from AIDS. Sadly, just a few years ago some of his artistic work was censored at the Smithsonian. People in power are still content to try and erase his history and the continued struggles of people with AIDS

everyone everywhere please please please reblog this important artist. 

I C O N I C


remember people literally did this, had ‘die ins’ cos the govt refused to take HIV seriously cos they believed it was a ‘homosexual disease’
Apr 17, 2014 / 40,255 notes

gaywitchesforabortions:

jackanthfern:

bensbardom:

queerembraces:

David Wojnarowicz wore this jacket in 1988, just 4 years before he’d ultimately die from AIDS. Sadly, just a few years ago some of his artistic work was censored at the Smithsonian. People in power are still content to try and erase his history and the continued struggles of people with AIDS

everyone everywhere please please please reblog this important artist. 

I C O N I C

remember people literally did this, had ‘die ins’ cos the govt refused to take HIV seriously cos they believed it was a ‘homosexual disease’

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Apr 16, 2014 / 264 notes

herspanic:

jackanthfern:

realsushi:

omg

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😔

Apr 16, 2014 / 278,513 notes

Hypocrisy

(via thatsmoderatelyraven)

Fluff rice with a fork, never stir it with a spoon.
Vaseline is the best night time eye cream on the market.
You can buy alcohol and chips with your parents’ gas station credit cards.
If you force something, you’ll break it. That could be good or bad.
It’s important to read the care tags on your clothing and follow those instructions.
Related: don’t wash and dry j. crew wool sweaters.
Changing your car’s oil is not optional.
Whatever physical objects you acquire you will one day have to put into a box and move.
You’re allowed to disagree with negative feedback.
It’s always worth reading the instruction manual.
Nostalgia, like any drug, can be a poison or a remedy.
Pets are like human friends but better in every conceivable way.
Good doctors listen more than they talk.
You can’t fix a burned roux.
Floss.
Just because someone is an authority figure does not mean they are intelligent/competent/right.
Measure twice, cut once.
Get your nice jeans and dress pants tailored by a professional.
If you’re uncomfortable wearing it you will not look good.
You’re not required to drink alcohol while in a bar.
There are a few things that cure all ills: the beach, your favorite album on vinyl, and fresh garlic.
Kindness is not weakness.
Baking soda is not baking powder.
Taking Excedrin P.M. while still in public is not advisable.
Terrible people will succeed. Wonderful people will fail. The world is not fair.
Appropriate footwear is always key.
You can absolutely be too forgiving.
Real humor punches up, not down.
Reading the assigned chapters will actually help you learn the material.
There are no adults. Everyone is as clueless as you are.
Applying eyeliner well is a timeless art.
You can always leave. Awkward dates, suffocating jobs, hometowns that you outgrow, relationships that aren’t growing in the right direction.
You can always come home again.
But it won’t be the same.
Life is too short for bad books, boring movies, shitty people, and margarine.
Never underestimate the importance of eyebrows.
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cheredyles:

Look at this!!! LOOK AT THIS! Spread this shit like wildfire! Safe Trek!

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bspolitics:

invisiblelad:

drtanner:

ilikelookingatnakedmen:

moniquill:

kateoplis:

Starting today, your face, name, and personal information could appear in Google ads.
Read more about the new terms here. But most importantly: opt out here. 

I love that when I unclicked the box, it said ‘Your friends will be less likely to benefit from your recommendations’ as if NOT having my browsing and searching history show up everywhere they look is a negative thing…

I guess my face and name will lend real credibility to the middle aged chronically depressed grossly unhealthy marginal poverty market.

HEY GUYS, SUPER IMPORTANT, GO AND OPT OUT ASAP.
Especially since it’s unlikely that any of us got told about this and it’s just a thing that’s happening without us knowing about it.

Oh for the love of God that makes me uncomfortable. 

All too often, when a service though a large corporation such as Google is free, you are not the customer. You are the product.
Apr 11, 2014 / 47,435 notes

bspolitics:

invisiblelad:

drtanner:

ilikelookingatnakedmen:

moniquill:

kateoplis:

Starting todayyour face, name, and personal information could appear in Google ads.

Read more about the new terms here. But most importantly: opt out here

I love that when I unclicked the box, it said ‘Your friends will be less likely to benefit from your recommendations’ as if NOT having my browsing and searching history show up everywhere they look is a negative thing…

I guess my face and name will lend real credibility to the middle aged chronically depressed grossly unhealthy marginal poverty market.

HEY GUYS, SUPER IMPORTANT, GO AND OPT OUT ASAP.

Especially since it’s unlikely that any of us got told about this and it’s just a thing that’s happening without us knowing about it.

Oh for the love of God that makes me uncomfortable. 

All too often, when a service though a large corporation such as Google is free, you are not the customer. You are the product.

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Apr 11, 2014 / 24,129 notes

The song is about being violently assaulted and it made me crazy for a few years. I got really paranoid walking around at night and started feeling really unsafe. The song is more about empowering myself physically amongst a masculine power, and the hate of feeling powerless, making light of masculine physical power, making it jovial and non-threatening. I took a typically violent cultural situation and made it pop and happy.”

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pulitzerfieldnotes:

"I lost my husband on a Monday afternoon of April 1994, killed by a group of people that were our neighbors. I started running with my two children towards the West of the country. At each checkpoint, I was raped by soldiers. Now, I live with HIV and must raise my kids alone.” — Martha

Image by Tomaso Clavarino. Rwanda, 2014.
Forthcoming Pulitzer Center-sponsored project “We Are the Past.”
Apr 11, 2014 / 4,280 notes

pulitzerfieldnotes:

"I lost my husband on a Monday afternoon of April 1994, killed by a group of people that were our neighbors. I started running with my two children towards the West of the country. At each checkpoint, I was raped by soldiers. Now, I live with HIV and must raise my kids alone.” — Martha

Image by Tomaso Clavarino. Rwanda, 2014.

Forthcoming Pulitzer Center-sponsored project “We Are the Past.”

(via katara)

Apr 11, 2014 / 99,879 notes

huffingtonpost:

Experts told this artist her dream was impossible. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen.

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