The Human Condition : 'Project Runway's' Malvin... →
caughtstuckhere: even though it was short lived this article is still amazing
RELEASE THE NANOBEES! →
“When bees sting, they pump poison into their victims. Now the toxin in bee venom has been harnessed to kill tumor cells by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers attached the major component of bee venom to nano-sized spheres that they call nanobees.”
Tiny librarian is hell on wheels - CNN.com →
girlsbooksfoodartlove: She’s petite, she’s middle-aged, she’s bookish, and if she gets a chance, she’ll knock you on your keister. By day, she’s Beth Hollis, a 53-year-old reference librarian in Akron, Ohio. By night, she’s MegaBeth, an ageless dynamo on the roller derby rink. “All my life, when I tell people I’m a librarian, they say, ‘You don’t look like a librarian,’ ” Hollis said. “And now...
Disney to Acquire Marvel Entertainment →
comicbooks: Worldwide leader in family entertainment agrees to acquire Marvel and its portfolio of over 5,000 characters. Acquisition highlights Disney’s strategic focus on quality branded content, technological innovation and international expansion to build long-term shareholder value Burbank, CA and New York, NY, August 31, 2009 —Building on its strategy of delivering quality branded...
Disney To Buy Comics Giant Marvel For $4 Billion →
“Analyst David Joyce of Miller Tabak & Co. said the acquisition will help Disney appeal to young men who have flocked to theaters to see Marvel’s superhero fare in recent years. That contrasts with Disney’s recent successes among young women with such fare as ‘Hannah Montana’ and the Jonas Brothers.” fuck it. buy indie comics.
Asexuals leave the closet, find community →
“The movement is a testament to how vital sexual identity is to self-worth. But the public emergence of asexuals also raises questions for sexuality researchers - mysteries involving the fluidity of sexual identity and the link between romance, which many asexuals enjoy, and sexual attraction.”
today i am grateful for: ryan adams old slides toy piano unpacking twinkling flower lights coloring books local nonprofit worker’s collective bookstores worm bins worms wind chimes free furniture rosemary gluten-free pasta sci-fi channel/”scy-fy” dave end kisses mrs. meyer’s cleaning supplies trampolines love
Thai Sweet Potato Soup
1 large onion, peeled and chopped 2-inch chunk of fresh ginger or galangal, peeled and chopped finely 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste 1 stalk lemongrass, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed or finely chopped 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 3-1/2 cups good vegetable stock (such as Swiss Bouillon) 1-3/4 cups coconut milk Juice of half a lime 4 or 5 dried Kaffir lime leaves...
Eliot revealed as defender of lesbian fiction →
“Letters written by Eliot when he was a publisher at Faber & Faber reveal for the first time how he risked the wrath of the British authorities to bring out Nightwood, one of the first lesbian novels ever written. Previously unseen correspondence to be displayed at the British Library shows that Eliot thought the 1936 book, by Djuna Barnes, was ‘the last big thing to be done in our...
sexismandthecity: Cunt Coloring Book Abstracts on google books. Over 3 dozen cunts of every size and description for you to color. Originally used for a sex education class. Crayons not included. i really want one of these coloring books!
I knew he was in love with her, in that serious way. I knew that look. It was...– Wasteland by Francesca Lia Block (via catprism) (via atoms) (via robot-heart)
Hayao Miyazaki's Genius Imagination →
a really sweet reflection on an incredible career in film.
Meet Malvin Vien →
The University of Redlands & a brilliant interview with Malvin Vien. If you are not watching Project Runway this season, here is the reason you should be.
After 48 Years, Julia Child Has a Big Best Seller,... →
It is in love that religion exists and not in ceremony. In the pure and sincere...– Upanishads (via chirag) (via clothedinsky) (via writinggirl2writingwoman) (via peacenikseekspeacenik)
In 1980, having failed in his challenge to Carter, Kennedy addressed the Democratic National Convention. He was talking about his campaign, but his words are an apt summation of his life: “For me, a few hours ago, this campaign came to an end. For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.”
today i am grateful for: respecting differences passion pit parks in the dark love cookies love & cookies snappy shirts family jazz concerts doc martens living in massachusetts rain lightning thunder shopping for dishes orgasms soft shirts nap time musicals juxtapositions calendula cream cuddling kitties cats cats who enjoy my knitting (as much or more than i do) ...
In Austria and Germany, if a doctor diagnoses a person as “stressed,” medical...– By T.R. Reid — Five Myths About Health Care in the Rest of the World I can haz…? (via robot-heart)
Obama critics should respect 6 million dead →
axinomancy: frightened: think4yourself:azspot: For the record, then: it was Nazis who shoved sand down a boy’s throat until he died, who tossed candies to Jewish children as they sank to their deaths in a sand pit, who threw babies from a hospital window and competed to see how many of those “little Jews” could be caught on a bayonet, who injected a cement-like fluid into women’s uteruses to...
Orchids: 'Inflatable Love Dolls Of The Floral... →
Time periods: a history of menstrual products. →
sexismandthecity: Ever since the first cave-woman got her period, she had to find some way to handle it. After all, you can’t have blood on the floors of your cave! What would the neighbors think? Nowadays we have an entire aisle of menstrual products to choose from, but in the past, menstruating women relied on some pretty strange and intriguing products.
Myself on Other Planets, Dining Tables, and Nazi...
itsthemusicpeople: It was a bit trite, yet hilarious, comparing a woman’s perspective to something so outlandish it must be unearthly. And it was quite witty- comparing that “conversation” to the likes of talking with a dining table. I got laughs out of watching that video, chuckled each time Barney Franks circulated on my dashboard or arose in conversation. I even felt somewhat relieved of...
today i am grateful for: doctors who can help tisane cats at the music circus family packing up the last of my things massachusetts hugs moving on npr love burt’s bees chapstick popsicles meditation singing kundalini yoga kittens