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blastortoise:

Why would you intentionally eat olives like what in the fuck? are you okay? is someone forcing you to do this? You need me to call the police let me know so we can help you

(Source: relaximhilarious)

What’s it like to work alongside so many other women of color?

(Source: jasonnywithnochance)

asammyg:

How fucked up is the entire concept of The Parent Trap? These parents have twins but want a divorce so they decide their best course of action is to just each take one and never speak to each other again. 

ohsamwilson:

helpful links for making it through the school year with gusto
getting started
how to survive as a freshmen 
how to make friends at a new school
how to survive in college
things to remember in college
math (ew)
solve math problems like *snap*
the jesus of math 
more heavenly math help
writing an essay? 
free word processer
pretend to type an essay (and get some essay inpiration)
WHAT THE HELL IS THAT WORD 
graphic organizer
get checked or get wreckd
cite your shit 
seriously, cite your shit

motivate (u better work betch)
get fluffy animals for writing!
need help?
block distracing sites (sorry bud no tumblr)
study up, buttercup
a whole shit-ton of study playlists
listen to the rain while you study
listen to coffee shop sounds while studying
get help wit yo english
get help with other languages
study like a pro
memorization
interesting and educational websites
cool podcasts and interesting stories 
need help with a thing? this will help with said thing
cool history and english lessons (that aren’t that boring!)
beat world hunger while you study!
fiNALS EW!
how to pull an all-nighter
test taking stratagies
calm down
no need to be stressed
be ready

ohsamwilson:

helpful links for making it through the school year with gusto

getting started

how to survive as a freshmen 

how to make friends at a new school

how to survive in college

things to remember in college

math (ew)

solve math problems like *snap*

the jesus of math 

more heavenly math help

writing an essay? 

free word processer

pretend to type an essay (and get some essay inpiration)

WHAT THE HELL IS THAT WORD 

graphic organizer

get checked or get wreckd

cite your shit 

seriously, cite your shit

motivate (u better work betch)

get fluffy animals for writing!

need help?

block distracing sites (sorry bud no tumblr)

study up, buttercup

a whole shit-ton of study playlists

listen to the rain while you study

listen to coffee shop sounds while studying

get help wit yo english

get help with other languages

study like a pro

memorization

interesting and educational websites

cool podcasts and interesting stories 

need help with a thing? this will help with said thing

cool history and english lessons (that aren’t that boring!)

beat world hunger while you study!

fiNALS EW!

how to pull an all-nighter

test taking stratagies

calm down

no need to be stressed

be ready

farorescourage:

cannedviennasausage:

basedpidgeot:

lydiapocalypse:

maxofs2d:

i’m pretty sure nobody will ever be able to top this

please

call the police

in c r e di ble

bury me to this song

heliolisk:

thatweirdphysicist:

heliolisk:

I HAD 3 PIECES OF CHEESECAKE AND ICE CREAM OH MY GOD

What a champ

YOU DONT UNDERSTAND IM LACTOSE INTOLERANT

(Source: fyamericandad)

drarna:

before blaming others, think: whats the 1 constant in all your failed relationships? its that cursed egyptian amulet why do u even have that

(Source: neptunain)

nesft:

Crow: CROW YES!

(Source: yinqors)

Anonymous sent: name two things you like about yourself, then pass this on to the first ten people you see on your dash. #TeamSelfEsteem

iguanamouth:

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monetizeyourcat:

barefootmarley:

scientific fact

how the fuck is this true. there are many people with less than a complete human skeleton. this requires that some people have more bones than an entire skeleton, or perhaps for one person to have hundreds of millions more bones than an entire skeleton. who is he? who is he??

monetizeyourcat:

barefootmarley:

scientific fact

how the fuck is this true. there are many people with less than a complete human skeleton. this requires that some people have more bones than an entire skeleton, or perhaps for one person to have hundreds of millions more bones than an entire skeleton. who is he? who is he??

thebicker:

spinsterprivilege:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 
While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.
That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

Not only is your favorite author not being compensated for their work, but the editors who help shape your favorite author’s work, the marketing departments who work really, incredibly hard at getting the word out for their authors (in an increasingly glutted marketplace and often, in smaller and mid-sized houses, with low budgets), the designers who create beautiful covers and carefully lay out the interiors of your favorite books so that you can read them easily, etc etc also all lose out when Amazon strong arms publishers into giving them huge discounts that can—and have!—put small publishers (particularly vulnerable ones like LGBTQ and feminist presses) completely out of business.

I really, really encourage everyone to do the following two things:
1) Order books from Powell’s, not Amazon. I bought Edan Lepucki’s “California” from them, and they offer flat $4.95 shipping on orders under $50, and free shipping on orders over $50. They have used and new books and they offer discounts on big sellers. The prices aren’t AS low as Amazon but they’re comparable. I know it’s impossible to completely eliminate buying things on Amazon, but at least try a little bit.
2) Check out your local library. I lived in LA for about 6 years before checking out the LA Public Library System. I was a fool! Now I get ebooks on my Kindle without ever having to go to the library. (pssst - If you don’t finish the book in the three weeks you have it on loan, turn off your Kindle’s wifi and it won’t go away.) I pick up physical books at the location less than a mile from me. I get audiobooks for long drives. I still buy physical books that I want to have for more than three weeks, but for most of my reading, the library is the way to go. If you’re cynical, think of it as getting a better return on investment from your tax dollars.

thebicker:

spinsterprivilege:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 

While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.

That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

Not only is your favorite author not being compensated for their work, but the editors who help shape your favorite author’s work, the marketing departments who work really, incredibly hard at getting the word out for their authors (in an increasingly glutted marketplace and often, in smaller and mid-sized houses, with low budgets), the designers who create beautiful covers and carefully lay out the interiors of your favorite books so that you can read them easily, etc etc also all lose out when Amazon strong arms publishers into giving them huge discounts that can—and have!—put small publishers (particularly vulnerable ones like LGBTQ and feminist presses) completely out of business.

I really, really encourage everyone to do the following two things:

1) Order books from Powell’s, not Amazon. I bought Edan Lepucki’s “California” from them, and they offer flat $4.95 shipping on orders under $50, and free shipping on orders over $50. They have used and new books and they offer discounts on big sellers. The prices aren’t AS low as Amazon but they’re comparable. I know it’s impossible to completely eliminate buying things on Amazon, but at least try a little bit.

2) Check out your local library. I lived in LA for about 6 years before checking out the LA Public Library System. I was a fool! Now I get ebooks on my Kindle without ever having to go to the library. (pssst - If you don’t finish the book in the three weeks you have it on loan, turn off your Kindle’s wifi and it won’t go away.) I pick up physical books at the location less than a mile from me. I get audiobooks for long drives. I still buy physical books that I want to have for more than three weeks, but for most of my reading, the library is the way to go. If you’re cynical, think of it as getting a better return on investment from your tax dollars.

kyletwebster:

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tiredestprincess:

"why do you want to take a picture of that store" - my mom

tiredestprincess:

"why do you want to take a picture of that store" - my mom