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Sep 2

(Source: sci-universe)

Sep 2

Don’t worry, I’m still alive—Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright has just taken over my life

miloucomehome:

Oh my god someone please oh please direct me to the OST.

It’s perfection.

(fullyorchestratedomggg)

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/olde band geek geeking alert, you have all been warned

Sep 2
  • WiFi: connected
  • Me: then fucking act like it
Sep 2
nathanmorrow:

shithowdy:

Fun fact: if you approach an employee and insist that they go ‘check the back’ for an item that’s not on the shelf, there is a 90% chance that they’ll go to the back room, scratch their ass and check their text messages for five minutes, and come back out with a sympathetic smile and a ‘Sorry!’ because they know without even looking that the stock isn’t there.

Or the old “can you ask a manager?”

nathanmorrow:

shithowdy:

Fun fact: if you approach an employee and insist that they go ‘check the back’ for an item that’s not on the shelf, there is a 90% chance that they’ll go to the back room, scratch their ass and check their text messages for five minutes, and come back out with a sympathetic smile and a ‘Sorry!’ because they know without even looking that the stock isn’t there.

Or the old “can you ask a manager?”

(Source: notalwaysright.com)

Sep 1

debilitati0n:

bettervillains:

life-at-taco-bell:

You would think that teenagers would be the rudest customers when really it’s mostly old, middle-aged people. 

  

The elderly are either adorable or the wrinkly reincarnation of Satan there is no in between

Sep 1
becausebirds:

MAKIN’ IT RAINNNN

becausebirds:

MAKIN’ IT RAINNNN

Sep 1

September 1st

katelynpossible:

tbh there are literally only like three people in the world who i can hang out with for more than four or five hours without wanting to strangle them

(Source: ruffnutthorston)

I’m feeling a sense of deja-vu. You know those work days where you just wanna sit down and cry, and are severely tempted to drive your car into a pole rather than show up for next shift? I just, I think it’s time I get my two weeks in, whether I have a new job lined up or not. We’re just so busy, and so understaffed. The managers are getting pissier, a lot of my coworkers would rather throw temper-tantrums instead of just doing their jobs. 

There’s just so much drama, and I should be able to ignore it and get through the day, but yayyy hello miss-social-anxiety-issues! I just feel like emotional/physical crap, and everyone around me is miserable, and my sister (who is really the only irl friend-type-thing I have) is taking all her stress about university out on me, and it’s all just a lot of stupid, petty things that wouldn’t bother me on their own, but when they’re all piling up at the same time and I can’t do anything about it I want to scream and drown myself so I don’t have to deal with it anymore.

(Source: jacksparrowz)

paranormal-blacktivity:

this is the kind of cake I want for my birthday

This would be much more impressive if it was 50s. Or even 20s… Who am I kidding, I’m happy if I even have 5 bucks to spare most days. XP

paranormal-blacktivity:

this is the kind of cake I want for my birthday

This would be much more impressive if it was 50s. Or even 20s… Who am I kidding, I’m happy if I even have 5 bucks to spare most days. XP

(Source: shawtysdead)

Radcliffe's Fate
Jason Tai

Radcliffe’s Fate - Alice: Madness Returns

cataradical:

i will return for the child within one month

this is your warning

(Source: lolgifs.net)

What most people don’t know, that they should, is that practically every food you buy in a store for consumption by humans is genetically modified food. There are no wild seedless watermelons, there’s no wild cows, there’s no long-stem roses growing in the wild …

We have systematically genetically modified all the foods, the vegetables and animals, that we have eaten ever since we cultivated them. It’s called artificial selection. That’s how we genetically modify them. So now that we can do it in a lab, all of a sudden, you’re going to complain?

So we are creating and modifying the biology of the world to serve our needs. I don’t have a problem with that because we’ve been doing that for tens of thousands of years. So, chill out.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson to anti-GMO advocates  (via micdotcom)

markscherz you do know the huge difference between selective breeding (artificial selection) and genetic engineering, right?

I like Tyson as much as the next science enthusiast, but he is being deliberately obtuse and clouding the issue here.

Have you ever watched Orphan Black? Or any other sci fi / speculative fiction about the moral quandaries of patenting biological life? Have you seen the way intellectual property works in the pharmaceutical industry when life-saving drugs can’t be rolled out to people in time?

It’s the fact that if you buy a GMO plant, you can’t legally take cuttings from it or propagate it by seed, even when it is fertile or able to be cultivated asexually. You purchase the means of production, but a legal restriction that patents the genes of that plant prevents you from ever re-using it or re-sowing it, even if you have the competency or need to do so.

Also you risk gene flow into other populations when you grow it. GMOs have also contributed to pesticide resistance, and an increase in secondary pests among common crops like cotton and corn. These phenomena are well-documented, and not at all the ravings of a mad suburbanite going on about tumours in rats. There is also very little evidence of the promised improved harvests.

I think most people could get behind responsible genetic engineering, but right now it’s in the hands of some lawsuit happy multinationals, and it’s intimately tied with outmoded monoculture farming practices, that have proven again and again to be harmful to biodiversity and habitats.

I’m no luddite: I’d actively call myself a futurist and a transhumanist. I usually welcome change, but I usually fall in the anti-GMO camp because I support open-source technology and I oppose patents on biological organisms that can reproduce. It’s hardly the unscientific stance it’s been made out to be, and I don’t think it should be dismissed out of hand, especially by someone like Tyson who is being deliberately dishonest about the chasm between selective breeding and genetic engineering.

Hell, I saw you are against hybridising snakes because of ethical issues. Some people have ethical reasons to oppose handing over the future of the world’s food supply to a few multinationals.

(via hyggehaven)

Blumenkranz

hatagay:

my friend found a HQ full version of Blumenkranz so I figured I’d share it with all of you (◡‿◡✿)