I didn’t know much about abortion before all of this. I didn’t even realize that...– “I Had An Abortion When I Was Six Months Pregnant” (via stfuconservatives) Breaks my heart that someone is using issues like this for political gain.
The importance of TED
Videos like this are why TED is important to me. In the roughly 18 minutes it takes to watch this photo, you will learn far more about a religion that to many people who’ll read this is utterly alien, and more importantly the difference between what the religion is and what the religion is at its core. That not everyone who follows the religion is necessarily true to said core. That...
Why I love midnight showings, and good cinemas.
So, last night, at around 9pm, I posted this, from one of my favourite places in the whole North East: the Tyneside Cinema. I love the Tyneside for a variety of reasons. My big 3 are: It’s a proper independent cinema, with no ties at all to the big companies (Odeon, Empire, ABC) It’s a beautiful building, with great screening rooms and public spaces It’s well priced at all...
11 Things the Richest U.S. Households Can Buy That... →
pantslessprogressive: liquornspice: The 400 wealthiest families in the U.S. aren’t just filthy rich, they are downright dirty. Collectively, these households own $1.37 trillion dollars; a number so high that it’s nearly impossible to comprehend. Here are 11 shocking things $1.37 trillion can buy that you can’t. The richest 400 households can pay off every student loan for every single student...
Surely now we should hear from David Cameron and Ed Miliband. It’s utterly...– Labour parliament member Tom Watson • Reacting to the news that “News of the World,” the U.K. tabloid publication, hacked into teenager Milly Dowler’s voicemail after she went missing in 2002. But it gets worse — apparently, after Dowler’s voicemail got full, they deleted messages in hopes of...