If I had one magic wish, it would be to come back every five hundred years just...– Albert Harrison, a professor at U.C. Davis, on the psychological motivations of space travel. (via theatlantic)
mohandasgandhi: musafeer: readyokaygo: readyokaygo: Fox News hired a doctor to confirm that President Obama’s son would look nothing like Trayvon Martin. That’s fucking investigative journalism and science at its finest. I found a video for those who can bare to watch. I couldn’t even watch a full minute. Fox News, you are so pathetic. Lou Dobbs, you’re such a sweaty blubbery...
The illustrated guide to a Ph.D. →
Mitt Romney has changed positions more often than a pornographic movie queen.– Former U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (via maxistentialist)
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is...– Ernest Hemingway (via asterisk-)
I apologize to anyone offended by what one prominent black conservative called...– Geraldo Rivera offers an apology that rivals all the worst apologies you’ve ever heard. Basically, he’s sorry if you were offended by something that one other person — in this case, Thomas Sowell — said was right. Is this worse than Rush Limbaugh’s terrible apology earlier this month? I’d say it’s...
Because I am the first and the last I am the venerated and the despised one I...– Found in Nag Hammadi, Egypt, 1947. Dated III-IV BC. Allegedly an hymn to goddess Isis (via fernsandmoss)
Thank Starbucks for standing up for gay rights |... →
Starbucks was a great corporate citizen and stood up for marriage equality in Washington. Now the National Organization for Marriage, a conservative group, is calling for a boycott. I signed this thank you card, and hope my fans will do so as well. Let’s unleash some net power and send a strong message of acceptance and thanks. — George Takei
Atheists Rally On National Mall; The 'Reason... →
This makes me so happy.
I WANT TO BE AT THAT REASON RALLY SO BAD YOU GUYS
also, the Cherry Blossom Festival is just beginning…so beautiful there right now.
If the dinosaurs had a space program, they’d still be here.– Astronaut Ron Garan in his Reddit AMA thread (via brownpau)
Maxistentialism: Rick Santorum on Dan Savage: I... →
maxistentialist: Rick Santorum on Dan Savage: I would tell him that I’m praying for him. He obviously has some serious issues. You look at someone like that who can say and do the things that he’s doing and you just pray for him and hopefully he can find peace. Dan Savage on Rick Santorum: Rick…
Maxistentialism: Please enjoy this email that I... →
maxistentialist: Please enjoy this email that I just received: A liberal muslim homosexual ACLU lawyer professor and abortion doctor was teaching a class on Karl Marx. “Before the class begins, you must get on your knees and worship Marx and accept that he was the most highly-evolved being the world has ever… Forever reblog.
Republicans are trying to frame women's health as...
Try MORE than half. WTF GOP?
Life gives us many experiences… I’ve had the experience of delivering calves,...– Terry England (R-GA), on why he believes women should be required to carry stillborn fetuses P.S. This is real, here’s a video (via maxistentialist)
It is one thing to think that the war in Afghanistan has been an excruciating...– Islam and the Future of Liberalism : Sam Harris (via apoplecticskeptic) Agreed. It’s so easy, I think, for some of us to side on either-or, not if-and logic. I’m guilty of this—I used to [edit: sometimes still do] think the way that Harris is denouncing. Why is it so easy to...
Curator of Curiosities: An Open Letter to Florida... →
curator-of-curiosities: Dear FSU, Everyday I walk into a classroom and I’m responsible for the education of dozens of impressionable college students. I try to do my job thoughtfully - wringing my hands to ensure that I’ve represented a diverse array of female and minority artists. And, let’s be honest, since I’m in an…
How can I be anti-woman? I even judged the Miss America Pageant!– Rush Limbaugh demonstrates that all the left can do is react… (via climateadaptation)