When artist Coco Layne was interviewing for a job that would require her to look “conservative,” she realized how slight changes in her gender presentation affected how people treated her. So she created Warpaint, a photo project that explores the subtleties in her gender presentation.
Why can’t he sell sea shells by the sea shore?
-Men’s Rights Activists (via angrytransgirlsunited)
Sigh, because I am a big nerd joke ruiner, I actually know the answer to this. That poem is about Mary Anning, who gained notoriety as one of the world’s first paleontologists. She would collect seashells and fossils on the beaches of her hometown in Dorset and would sell them to tourists. She discovered the first known ichthyosaurus specimen in the Jurassic beds in Dorset. And, of course, she was initially discounted by the greater scientific community because this was all happening in the 1820s and she had a vagina.
Does sugar make kids hyperactive? NO. NO NO NO NO NO NO.
The persistence of this lie is fascinating, and in this video, Dr. Aaron Carroll breaks it all down and explains that not all medical studies were created equal, even though you usually don’t hear that in reporting about how, say, red wine cures cancer or scrambled eggs cause it.
Dr. Aaron Carroll, Stan, and Mark are working together on this new project Health Care Triage.
Given the massive amounts of misinformation out there, I think it’s a hugely important project. Congrats to all involved!
Yeah. It always bugs me when people say this.
- $3.98 for natural disaster relief through FEMA
- $6.96 for welfare
- $22.88 for unemployment
- $36.82 for food stamps through SNAP
- $43.78 for retirement/disability for government workers (civilian/military)
- $235.81 for YOUR Medicare
- $247.75 for defense
- and $4,000.00 for corporate subsidies
Like we never left… (at NYC)
Had brunch with Sarah and James today. They moved to Austin 6 years ago. When I saw them, I almost cried. Why did they ever leave and will they ever come back??