thechamberofsecrets:

earlier today i was thinking about the thousands of girls who post videos on youtube reviewing makeup and talking about their fav products and making tutorials and how no girl has ever once done it just to impress men like literally that whole community exists just for girls because it’s something that so many of us enjoy and yet men still think that we wear makeup for them

thefoodshow:

Peppermint Bark Popcorn

thefoodshow:

Peppermint Bark Popcorn

thepoliticalfreakshow:

While leaks from the federal investigation of police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, August 9 are starting to appear, concerned citizens in Ferguson and beyond have a plethora of unanswered questions they’d love ask to Wilson—not only about his mindset, but his actions the day Brown was killed. To begin, here are 15 questions:

1. When your SUV pulled up alongside Mike Brown and Dorian Johnson as they were walking along Canfield Drive, did you tell them to "get the fuck on the sidewalk?"

2. When you pulled away from Brown and Johnson on Canfield Drive, why exactly did you decide to put your SUV in reverse to confront them again? Your chief says you did not know about the earlier convenience store incident where it is alleged Mike Brown stole some cigars. Was it to express your anger that they didn’t obey your earlier command to “get the fuck on the sidewalk?”

3. Four eyewitnesses report seeing and hearing your tires screech as you violently put your SUV in reverse on Canfield Drive, nearly hitting Brown and Johnson. Why did you reverse in such a reckless and provocative manner?

4. When you arrived back at where Brown and Johnson stood, if you did not know about the store incident, why exactly did you open your door to confront them? Did you intend to arrest them for jaywalking?

5. Precisely how far away was your door from Brown and Johnson when you flung it open?

6. Did you believe Brown or Johnson were armed at any point during your confrontation?

7. Reports have surfaced that you told federal investigators that you were repeatedly punched and scratched by Brown through your SUV window. Why did you not see the medic who arrived on the crime scene? Why do no photos or videos or eyewitness reports from the scene have evidence of even a shadow of an injury, or you touching or favoring any injury?

8. It’s been reported that you claim that Brown “went for, or lunged for,” your gun. Was this when the gun was within inches of his face before you fired two shots at him through your window and hit him with one?

9. After you shot Brown through your window, he fled over 100 feet away from your SUV. Did you still feel threatened while you chased him down Canfield Drive with your gun drawn and firing, according to witnesses, at least six shots?

10. Six eyewitnesses saw you fire multiple shots at the back of Brown while he fled down Canfield Drive. Was it your intention to arrest or kill him with those shots?

11. When you fired your eighth shot of the day, four eyewitnesses said they saw Brown’s body jerk before he turned around to surrender to you. Did you believe you hit him again, for the second time, with your eighth shot?

12. Six eyewitnesses say that they saw Brown turn around and physically and verbally surrender to you. How did you interpret those actions?

13. Before you fired the two fatal shots into Brown’s eye and the crown of his head, as he was falling down, you had shot him a total of four times already. Did you still believe him to be a threat to you at that point?

14. No record exists of you ever radioing in for backup or support at any time. Did you use your cell phone to call for backup? Who else did you call and why?

15. Who first told you not to create a report after you shot and killed Brown, and what reason did they give you for such a request?

Source: Shaun King for Daily Kos

themerlinsolution:

as you watch that f-bombs for feminism video with the cute girls dressed as princesses screaming things about fucking the patriarchy, remember that fckh8 is a really!!! problematic company and just make sure you know where your money is going if you plan on buying one of their t shirts

samanticshift:

protip: if someone misrepresents your argument, don’t tell them so. just make them present evidence to support their interpretation.

you: street harassment is part of rape culture.

them: THIS SJW THINKS STREET HARASSMENT IS RAPE.

you: can you please point to the part where i conflated street harassment with rape?

they’ll either back off or present shitty evidence which you can then correct. either way they lose.

"The idea that intelligence is linked to English pronunciation is a legacy from colonial thinking."
—  Delalorm Semabia, 25, a Ghanaian blogger (x) @yasminabdulqadi (via arnaib)

lacigreen:

internetdoashouting:

Bless your heart Joseph Fink.

ON POINT.

readytostare:

I want to know why it’s ok to attack someone in the name of health and completely ignore that self love is a part of mental health. I want to challenge anyone who comes at me about obesity to have a meaningful conversation with me about mental health in this country.

the11supernovas:

oh you’re watching pacific rim? i love that movie, the way they just [clenches fist] rim all of the pacific