If genuine, we are appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent American journalist and we express our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden • Discussing the video purportedly showing photojournalist James Foley being killed at the hands of ISIS, reported as retaliation for U.S. airstrikes on Iraq. Though it’s not confirmed, Foley has been missing for nearly two years, reportedly kidnapped while on the ground in Syria. Our policy on the video follows perzadook's: We ain't linking to it. (via shortformblog)

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serkets:

erase the idea that all pansexuals are sleazy, flirty, and incredibly sexual and that all asexuals are unattractive, unloved, and introverted.

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attention!

pasta5284:

the XD emoticon is now cool to use again. please use it. please reblog this so others can hear the good news 

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tavros-stuck:

i tried, but i guess i didnt try hard enough

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bxnjamxn:

2 SECONDS TO REBLOG COULD SAVE A LIFE

bxnjamxn:

2 SECONDS TO REBLOG COULD SAVE A LIFE

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A riddle!

deftaviatrix:

A word with just five letters; you couldn’t call it long.

But even men with better wits than I will spell it wrong.

Any guesses?

Is it “wrong”

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cutequeer96:

tardisity:

supercaltendo:

I wonder who is going to replace Jenna Coleman since she’s not returning to Doctor Who after this series.

A slim white female in her 20s whose casting is based mostly on how attractive Steven Moffat finds her. Next question.

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jenniferrpovey:

alexofeddis:

thescienceoffandom:

Here are some basics on herd immunity, and here is some more technical research if you’re interested in the details! 

If you’ve ever heard my rants about vaccination, you know it’s a major topic with me. Because hey, I’m one of these immunosuppressed people this comic talks about, so it’s a bit of a sensitive subject. (“Oh, I’m sorry, you don’t like getting vaccinated? I don’t like having three month long respiratory infections because you gave me the freaking flu, but I guess you don’t care about that”)

Essentially, Ellen and her wonderful character Katherine have just said it better than I ever could—and using Shaun of the Dead references, too!!! It’s all about herd immunity—getting vaccinated isn’t just about your own health, it’s about the health—and non-zombification—of the entire human race.

Awesome explanation.

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lizardvvizard:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Chaos in Ferguson. Sunday night, part 4

[part 1] [part 2] [part 3

Reminder that:

- no, this isn’t over;
- no, these aren’t from earlier in the week;
- no, everything isn’t alright now;
- no, the police haven’t stopped brutalizing peaceful protesters;
- no, police haven’t intervened to stop the looting;
- no, police haven’t responded to emergency 911 calls for people injured by rubber bullets or children hit by cars;
- no, michael brown’s shooter still has not faced any consequences for murdering an unarmed teenager 9 days ago

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