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stele3:

orionsnacks:

in the movie a little boy recognises steve at the captain america exhibit. it’s my headcanon that a little girl recognises bucky when he goes to the smithsonian exhibit to find out who he really is

because little girls have heroes too

"You should tie your hair…

  • Track Name

    I Fucking Love Science

  • Album

    Incongruent

  • Artist

    Hank Green and the Perfect Strangers

edwardspoonhands:

sunkenlane:

edwardspoonhands:

First Track on Incongruent: “I Fucking Love Science.” I think this will also be the first music video…if all goes according to plan.

Obviously, this is the explicit version. If you like it please share! And high five to Rob Scallon for that SICK DRUM SOLO!

God I’m excited about this.

Hank, this is freaking fantastic. My ears want to grow mouths so they can shout about how good of a song this is.

Wow, Anne! That is a truly terrifying visual! Thank you!

So I’ve decided…if this hits 10,000 notes I’ll release another song from the album. 

Anonymous

Anonymous asked:

So here is my problem with the whole Augustus/pretentious thing. I get that being pretentious is a part of his character, it helps him cope, etc. But like you have pointed out, that is a FLAW. And I think too many people put Augustus on a pedestal, and think everything he does is SO cool. If people treated the character as a very flawed character instead of some wise dream-boat, I think the TFIOS hate would subside quite a bit.

buckbarrow:

I agree with you there, and I’m going to steal my friend Morgan's words from a skype conversation about this we had earlier: 

"The cigarette thing is a compulsion that he tries to pass off as suave; if you read the book at all you would know that. Like for Christ’s sake he does it every time he panics and his personal post-climax downward spiral moment is when he has literally no control over his own body but attempts to gain control /by purchasing cigarettes/ and almost dies right there… That is literally the moment where he //gives into death// and he does it after not being able to continue his supersticious self-protective habit. He is a scared child trying to save himself with such a painfully useless act, THAT IS THE POINT. He is trying to be an adult by saying things he thinks are smart. He is trying to be a hero by doing things that he thinks matter. But he is a child and coming to terms that he isn’t as smart as everyone else and he doesn’t matter as much either and he won’t get the chance to. How does that not break your heart?" 

Augustus’s grand gestures and metaphors should not be romanticized, they should be pitied, and that just comes with an understanding of the book that some people have and some people don’t. 

“The bottom line is that saying there are differences in male and female brains is just not true. There is pretty compelling evidence that any differences are tiny and are the result of environment not biology,” said Prof Rippon.

“You can’t pick up a brain and say ‘that’s a girls brain, or that’s a boys brain’ in the same way you can with the skeleton. They look the same.”

Prof Rippon points to earlier studies that showed the brains of London black cab drivers physically changed after they had acquired The Knowledge – an encyclopaedic recall of the capital’s streets.
She believes differences in male and female brains are due to similar cultural stimuli. A women’s brain may therefore become ‘wired’ for multi-tasking simply because society expects that of her and so she uses that part of her brain more often. The brain adapts in the same way as a muscle gets larger with extra use.

“What often isn’t picked up on is how plastic and permeable the brain is. It is changing throughout out lifetime

“The world is full of stereotypical attitudes and unconscious bias. It is full of the drip, drip, drip of the gendered environment.”

Prof Rippon believes that gender differences appear early in western societies and are based on traditional stereotypes of how boys and girls should behave and which toys they should play with.

Men and Women Do Not Have Different Brains, Claims Neuroscientist (via thegendercritic)

That’s what we been saying. All studies like the ones mentioned in the article are quick to make conclusions as fact of nature, rather than fact of nurture.  (via emulgent)

The Indoor Kids on spoiler culture in regards to Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • Devin Faraci:

    When they introduced the Winter Soldier in the comics, the press release was "This is who the Winter Soldier is." In comics, the way it works is they announce the spoiler, because the spoiler is never the story, it's how the spoiler impacts everything that's the story.

  • Emily Gordon:

    Isn't that lovely? Wouldn't that be a great take on it that we should start adopting?

  • Devin Faraci:

    I love it, because when Captain America dies in the comics, the storyline is called The Death of Captain America. That's how it's solicited. So the idea isn't that he died, the idea is, what would happen if Captain America dies? How do we get there, and what happens when it happens? And to me, that's more interesting than the "oh my god!" surprise.

writingsforwinter:

"Her and Lost In Translation are connected to each other. They’re very much on the same wavelength. They explore a lot of the same ideas. This all makes sense since Spike Jonze and Sofia Coppola were married from 1999 to 2003 and had been together for many years before that. Sofia Coppola had already made her big personal statement in regards to love and marriage right when the couple was on the verge of divorce; Her would be Spike Jonze’s answer to those feelings. What makes it even more poignant is that Her never feels resentful or petty. It feels more like a legitimate apology. It’s an acknowledgement that, in the end, some people aren’t meant to be with each other in the long run. Some people do grow apart. Lost in Translation is about a couple on the verge of growing apart, Her is about finally letting go of the person you’ve grown apart with and moving on.”

(Source: scanis)

What To Do When Your Boyfriend’s Asshole Best Friend Says, “Hey, Never Trust Anything That Bleeds For Seven Days And Doesn’t Die,
Right?”
OR The Only Poem I’ll Ever Write About Periods.

Don’t excuse him because he’s had
at least three lite beers
and is sweating through his black button down
that his mom or exgirlfriend
probably bought him.
Don’t excuse him because he’s been turned down
by the last six girls he went on dates with
after meeting them on tindr
with a picture that’s seven years old
Don’t excuse him because
he’s usually such a nice guy
because you don’t want to be a bitch
because you don’t want to cause a scene
because when you were seventeen
your sister told you
no one likes an angry feminist

Tell him,
Hey, Asshole:
Let me explain something to you.
Every goddamn motherfucking month since I was eleven,
a part of me
tore itself to shreds
ripped itself apart inside me
and then remade itself.

So yes, I bleed for seven days
and I don’t die
You know what else can do that?
Gods.
Immortal beings.
Things of legend.
Fuck, I can even
create life.

So I say, never trust anything that can’t
bleed for seven days and not die.
You know what that makes it?
Weak
Fallible
Mortal.
So let’s see, hon,
What you’re made of.
If you can bleed for seven days
and not die.

Rip out his jugular with your teeth.
And when he bleeds for seven seconds
and dies,
spit on his corpse and say,
I thought not.

Katherine Tucker (via ofcrosseddaggers)

(Source: determined-in-slc)

While Johansson’s first Marvel appearance in Iron Man 2 may have relied somewhat upon sex appeal, this was quickly nixed in favor of characterizing her as the most cerebral Avenger. Her most important scenes in The Avengers relied upon her intelligence and skills as a spy, to the extent that she even managed to outwit Loki, the God of Lies. At the end of the movie, she’s the one who closes the portal that let all the aliens into New York. Then in Winter Soldier she’s given second billing to Captain America, a meaty role that showcases a wide-ranging skillset that stretches far beyond just “kicking ass.” At no point during any of these movies does she seduce anyone, by the way.

Sadly, there’s very little sign of this character in the most easily accessible reviews of both The Avengers and Winter Soldier. Judging by the Guardian, WSJ, or New Yorker, Black Widow is more like a blow-up doll with a black belt. By their logic, if she’s wearing a tight outfit, then she must be a sexy ass-kicker, meaning that she must be the token female character, and therefore is little more than eye candy.

With that thought process in mind, it must make perfect sense to relegate Black Widow to a single sniggering comment about her catsuit, because obviously Scarlett Johansson is just there for decoration. And if you’ve read in the New York Times that Black Widow is a token female character, then chances are you’ll have internalized that opinion before you even buy a ticket. The feedback loop of misogynist preconceptions continues on, and in the end, we all lose out.

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, Every review of Black Widow in ‘Captain America’ is wrong (via fyeahmcublackwidow)

(Source: bewaretheides315)

ohhowlucky:

danteogodofsoup:

killbenedictcumberbatch:

standupcomedyblog:

John Mulaney | The Salt & Pepper Diner

THE BEST JOKE IN EXISTENCE

GOD I JUST TOLD SOMEONE ABOUT THIS STORY

This is one of the best pieces of comedy that I have ever had the pleasure of witnessing. I love this. I have been looking for this online for awhile.

(Source: timetoputonashow)

Alright

kellysue:

ispinthereforeiam:

I have a whole bunch of digital codes that I’m never going to use, so i figured you all should use them if you want. (All of these are from Marvel NOW!) Also, please don’t tell me you want these then sell them, that is terrible form. Seriously.

But, here we go!

Age of Ultron (full run)

All New X-Men (1-most recent)

Avengers (1-most recent)

Avengers World (1-most recent)

Black Widow (1-most recent)

Cable and X-Force (Full)

Captain Marvel (17 from last volume and 1 from most recent volume)

Guardians of the Galaxy (1-most recent)

Infinity (full)

Iron Man (1-23)

Ms. Marvel (1 & 2)

New Avengers (1-most recent)

Secret Avengers (1-16 & 1 of new volume)

Uncanny Avengers (1-most recent)

Uncanny X-Force (full)

Uncanny X-Men (1-most recent)

X-Force (1 & 2)

X-Men(1-most recent)

kellysue If you could pass this around to Carol Corps/Kamala Korps, because I’m sure I won’t get many hits on it. I figured, since I am not going to use them, and I already payed for them someone can get some enjoyment XD.

EDIT:

Forgot today was Wednesday and new books came out today. So I am up to date as of last week. Sorry for any confusion

Done!

Is secret avengers still available? 

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