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Ben - 22 - Bi/Pan - Linguist - California - Life is an adventure.
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Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.
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US resupplying Israel with ammunition even after condemning shelling of Gaza school

No sooner than the White House condemned the shelling of a United Nations-operated school in Gaza on Wednesday did news break that the Pentagon will supply the Israeli military with new ammunition to further their campaign on the war-ravaged city.

That afternoon, CNN reported that the United States military will be honoring a request from Israel for assistance in the midst of their weeks-long campaign against militants from Hamas residing in Gaza City.

what the actual fuck.

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Jeppe Hein - Frequency Watercolors, 2013 : on 39 1/3 x 39  1/3 inches (100 x 100cm) paper


Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland tried to live on minimum wage. It didn’t go well.

Former Democratic governor of Ohio Ted Strickland tried to live on minimum wage for a week and, in his own words, he “didn’t make it.”

In an op-ed for POLITICO, Strickland explains how he failed in his attempt to live for just seven days on $77, the amount the “Live the Wage” campaign estimates is left in a 40-hour minimum wage employee’s weekly pay of $290 after accounting for taxes and housing. Strickland, a Harvard fellow and well-off political operative, was clearly unprepared for just how quickly expenses added up. He had spent his $77 by Thursday after realizing his meager budget left him without the money necessary even to pay for public transportation.

Common misperception about minimum wage workers | Follow micdotcom 

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New vlog - Pottermore shenanigans :D



Chris Foss concept art for the commercial towing spaceship Nostromo from the 1979 film Alien. The ship was designed last minute, and ended up looking very different from Foss’s concepts. The final picture here very similar to the concept art, and was used as the cover for this 1978 art book — it’s probably the closest we’ll get to a completed Chris Foss Nostromo.

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The closest we’ve had to a completed Chris Foss Nostromo is the Titanius in Die Sturzflieger.  There’s a good photo of the model in Hardware: The Definitive SF Art of Chris Foss, which I don’t have handy.  But you can watch the entire film on YouTube.


My beautiful collection of language books that I have been collecting for the past two years :3 

So pretty. But it aggravates me that they’re not sorted my language…

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Like they’re sleeping together and doing things together and I honestly don’t know how I feel about it…

Yay for them?

In other news I bought a nice HD webcam…..for vlogging.

Strippers make upwards of 50k a year…



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The three stages.

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