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lucysweatslove:

I made a thing about stretching! Some of the images are hard to see, but if you click on them they should produce a larger image!

Sources:

  1. http://www.humankinetics.com/excerpts/excerpts/the-importance-and-purpose-of-flexibility
  2. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/stretching_benefits.asp
  3. http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp?id=103

Image sources that aren’t mine (the three routines):

  1. http://www.letstalkandwalk.com/ten-great-reasons-to-stretch/
  2. http://tonedbellyplease.tumblr.com/post/56373085566/whats-this-another-bunny-yoga-sequence-from
  3. http://www.sportsscience.co/flexibility/whole-body-stretching-routine/

THIS SHOWED UP ON MY DASH. WHAT.

Thanks for this.

I need to be better about this lest I lose all flexibility and become a 2x4.

FOR SCIENCE - Can You Roll Your Tongue?

annikath:

Can you roll your tongue like this? image
If you CAN, then please REBLOG.
This is for serious science! because I have an assignment in my biology class to do a survey on how many people can or cannot roll their tongues.
If you CANNOT roll your tongue like that, then please FAVOURITE this post!
you can de-favourite the post or delete it from your blog in about two weeks if you desire to do so, but I plead you to take part in this survey of serious sience! thank

lastrealindians:

Heating The Rez by Chase Iron Eyes

Today Lastrealindians is launching “Heating The Rez”, an effort to raise $50,000 to properly heat our homes. We are at a loss that this Northern Plains winter is so dangerously cold, propane prices are so abnormally high, and circumstances are such that because a family could not afford to heat a home one of our Tribal members has passed away, freezing to death on the Standing Rock Nation (North & South Dakota, USA http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/woman-dies-dakotas-propane-heat-home-22379636 ).

That is a test of our humanity. Our hope is to convert 20 homes to renewable heating sources in 2014. Buying more propane, at ridiculous prices is the necessary bandaid now, but we are going to move our people forward to regenerative heating sources. Take a look; share the energy.

Mitakuye Oyasin (We are all related). http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/heating-the-rez

READ MORE HERE:
http://lastrealindians.com/heating-the-rez-by-chase-iron-eyes/

cyrilthewolf:

broniesagainstbullshit:

(Spread the word and get searching!)

#SafeSearchWrapUp is heavily community driven effort to help make the SafeSearch features on image-search engines such as GoogleImages be free of NSFW content. Every cartoon from “Avatar: The Last Airbender” to “Young Justice” contains fan made pornographic works referred to as Rule-34. Rule-34 is a catch all term detonating porn of ANYTHING and EVERYTHING, cartoon or not. However searching up images of any animated series will likely turn up these images, even on the first few pages.

As the teen and adult fans of the show, we have to be considerate of the younger target audience. A lot of parents and their children may be looking up images of their favorite characters to print out and put on their wall or such. So lets come together …. no wait. As a community we can make image searching safer for the young ones and their parents. No shutting down or deleting things from existence, simply keeping it off SafeSearch as a courtesy for others.

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The Game Plan:

Everyone should pick at least one search term they think would commonly used by kids and their parents, such as “My little pony twilight sparkle”. You can search at your leisure through a few pages… say 5-10 at least? However, on the 7th and 20th of every month we can all do it in large droves. If the call is sent out all at the same time, like a tradition then more people are likely to participate. Additionally, if Google or Bing gets a lot of flags for the same image from a lot of people- we can assume they will be more likely to remove it.

What to look for? Gore, blood, penises, vaginas, and perhaps lingerie. Just use your best judgement. Honestly if its something you wouldn’t look at while at work or show to a kid, then its probably not something we want showing up in a safe-search! If you think it should be done out of safe search as well, then thats your call to make.

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How To Flag:

On Google, simply enlarge an image and go to Send Feedback circled here and enter comment notifying them the image is “not suitable for children” or something along those lines:

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On Bing, simply click the flag image in the lower left corner when you hover over an image. Then check the “Adult” checkbox. Quick and easy! Lets do this!

Also see #SafeSearchWrapUp’s sister projects:
http://broniesagainstbullshit.tumblr.com/Campaigns

Note: The original date was going to be the 15th of every month, however I decided to do it en masse twice a month instead.

I am so down for that you don’t even understand

tasteslikeanya:

anyamatopoeia:

Hey tumblr… while we’re all jumping on social justice causes, how about we take time time to address another major concern: the captive wildlife crisis.

You realize that the exotic pet trade is a major reason why there are only several thousand tigers left in the wild, yes? You realize that supporting the exotic wildlife trade is basically the same as supporting poaching, yes?

No one… NO ONE should keep an exotic animal as a pet. I don’t care how cuddly or cool they seem. They have been taken from their natural habitat, bred, and abused for profit and amusement. They are not domesticated like dogs and house cats and are therefore unreliable. Their native populations are dwindling to nothing in a shockingly short time (in the last hundred years).

The captive wildlife crisis is perpetuating the extinction of these species.

More often than not, captive wildlife live in squalor and are fed diets that allow their health to deteriorate. They are inbred. They are not well cared for. I don’t care how noble your intentions. They develop teeth, intestinal, eye, and leg issues. Their life span is cut in half.

And it’s posts like this that hype and glamorize something that is causing severe and permanent harm to the animals that you claim to love so much.

For those who don’t understand the gravity of the situation, I highly suggest you watch The Elephant in the Living Room. Also, check out this story about Zanesville, OH that details what happens when things go wrong with owning exotic animals.

Y’all jumped on the bandwagon to support orcas after Blackfish… it’s time to see the bigger picture.

If there’s one thing i’m against, (and I’m not against much,) it’s the captivity of exotic animals: You want a tiger, instead of a dog, because you just want a ‘wild animal’ instead of an animal that has been developed over millennia as a perfect companion animal.

As grey an area as this is, having any animal that isn’t a dog/cat/rat/etc, rubs me the wrong way - Small monkeys/lemurs, sugar gliders, whatever. Yeah, sugar gliders are cute. That doesn’t mean you need to have one in your pocket.

heads up, though, the tiger in the gifs is not part of that industry. He’s a zoo animal, and has to be cared for while he’s young by staff outside zoo hours.

(Source: lolgifs.net)

pisceswitch:

hipstermoriarty:

hipstermoriarty:

lostthebattlebutwonthewar:

Great Barrier Reef authorities have just said YES to coal port companies dumping dredge waste inside this World Heritage Area — all to make way a coal ship superhighway through our Reef. Reblog if this outrageous decision does not represent you. This is a massive disappointment, but we cannot give up hope. Sign up here to make our movement bigger than ever and keep up the fight to ‪#‎SaveTheReef‬http://www.SaveTheReef.org.au

Please Sign the petition guys. So many creatures will be decreased dramatically or even become endangered if we don’t stop it. Also watch the video. It really gave an insight into what would happen if this went ahead. 

like dugongs. they’re mad important and live on the reef

Hey, so GetUp! is deciding to take legal action against this travesty, and you can donate to their kick starter here

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has caved to the pressure of the mining industry and the Federal Government. The agency charged with "the protection, wise use, understanding and enjoyment of the Great Barrier Reef in perpetuity" has allowed it to be sold out for short-term profits. 

Late yesterday, they granted a permit to dump five million tonnes of dredge spoil inside the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. 

This destructive project is now allowed to go-ahead - unless we make a last ditch effort to challenge it in court. Click here to learn more, and help fund the legal challenge to save our Reef: 

http://www.getup.org.au/reef-fighting-fund

another legal action kick starter can be found here:

https://fightforthereef.org.au/reef-fighting-fund/ 

WHY DOES THIS NOT HAVE MORE NOTES?? THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!!

owlmylove:

thesanityclause:

221cbakerstreet:

Secret cinema found beneath Paris.

In September 2004, French police discovered a hidden chamber in the catacombs under Paris. It contained a full-sized movie screen, projection equipment, a bar, a pressure cooker for making couscous, a professionally installed electricity system, and at least three phone lines. Movies ranged from 1950s noir classics to recent thrillers.

When the police returned three days later, the phone and power lines had been cut and there was a note on the floor: “Do not try to find us.” (via)

SECRET, MILDLY THREATENING UNDERGROUND COUSCOUS CINEMA

I WANNA GO

LET ME JOIN YOUR KIND, UNDERGROUND MOVIE PEOPLE

nO YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND THIS ENTIRE CINEMA WAS HIDDEN BEHIND AN UNDER CONSTRUCTION SIGN THAT LEAD TO A CHECK-IN DISK WITH A FULL CCTV HOOKUP THAT WOULD TURN ON AND RECORD ANY UNREGISTERED VISITORS. AND IF SOMEONE SNUCK IN? A TAPE OF BARKING SECURITY DOGS WOULD BEGIN TO PLAY. 

BEYOND THE CRAZY FRONT DESK AND THE MOVIE THEATER, THERE WAS A STOCKED BAR AND TABLES AND CHAIRS, MEANING THAT AFTER CATCHING A FLICK IN AN ILLEGAL PARISIAN CATACOMB THEATER, YOU COULD THEN EAT COUSCOUS AND SIP A COCKTAIL NEXT DOOR. THERE WAS A PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICITY SYSTEM SET UP, AND AT LEAST 3 WORKING PHONE LINES. THIS SHIT WAS LIKE A BOND VILLAIN. 

BETTER YET? IT WAS RUMORED THAT THE PLACE WAS SET UP BY THE UNDERGROUND FRENCH ART GANG UX “Urban eXperiment”, WHO NAVIGATES THROUGH THE PARISIAN UNDERGROUNDS AND ILLEGALLY RESTORES ABANDONED WORKS OF ART, ALONG WITH HOLDING FILM FESTIVALS IN THE BASEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS. THEY EVEN RELEASED A SHORT FILM ABOUT THEIR WORK RESTORING THE ICONIC PANTHEON CLOCK OVER THE COURSE OF ONE YEAR. NO ONE SUSPECTED THEIR INVOLVEMENT, UNTIL THE CLOCK BEGAN TO WORK AGAIN AFTER 60 YEARS OF RUSTING.

IF YOU DON’T THINK CATACOMBS AND THE PEOPLE WHO HANG OUT IN THEM ARE SOME OF THE COOLEST FUCKING THINGS IN THE WORLD THEN I IMPLORE YOU TO EAT SOME COUSCOUS AND RECONSIDER.

quakerlol:

quakerlol:

PLEASE DON’T SCROLL PAST THIS, THANKS!
Hey guys! I am asking a big favor of the tumblr community right now. Recently I made a silly post about the “male tears” mug that I bought, fully expecting it to only be seen by a couple followers and get a few chuckles out of them. Unfortunately, what it brought on was much worse. In the handful of days that it’s been posted, I’ve gotten countless insulting comments about my appearance, derogatory remarks about feminism, accusations of perpetuating “misandry” (lol) and multiple threats in my inbox, including but not limited to death and rape. I have depression and every time I see reminders of these vitriolic comments it is extremely upsetting. I’ve since deleted the post, but it’s still my “most popular post” on my Activity page, and I would really rather it not be.
At this time, the post itself has over 500 notes, and I know nothing else I post is going to top that. So my request of the tumblr community is simple: get this (rather more flattering than the pictures I took with the mug) selfie to more than that so I don’t have to deal with the anxiety brought on by reminders of the other post! Every note is appreciated, so if you could signal boost this or even just like it that would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks so much, tumblr, I know you guys can prove that this site is so much more than a home of bullies and misogynists!

im proposing marriage to literally everyone who has reblogged this
this is non-negotiable you’re all married to me now
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quakerlol:

quakerlol:

PLEASE DON’T SCROLL PAST THIS, THANKS!

Hey guys! I am asking a big favor of the tumblr community right now. Recently I made a silly post about the “male tears” mug that I bought, fully expecting it to only be seen by a couple followers and get a few chuckles out of them. Unfortunately, what it brought on was much worse. In the handful of days that it’s been posted, I’ve gotten countless insulting comments about my appearance, derogatory remarks about feminism, accusations of perpetuating “misandry” (lol) and multiple threats in my inbox, including but not limited to death and rape. I have depression and every time I see reminders of these vitriolic comments it is extremely upsetting. I’ve since deleted the post, but it’s still my “most popular post” on my Activity page, and I would really rather it not be.

At this time, the post itself has over 500 notes, and I know nothing else I post is going to top that. So my request of the tumblr community is simple: get this (rather more flattering than the pictures I took with the mug) selfie to more than that so I don’t have to deal with the anxiety brought on by reminders of the other post! Every note is appreciated, so if you could signal boost this or even just like it that would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks so much, tumblr, I know you guys can prove that this site is so much more than a home of bullies and misogynists!

im proposing marriage to literally everyone who has reblogged this

this is non-negotiable you’re all married to me now

brintty:

gorymattershere:

conor-broberst:

suburban-shit:

HEY EVERYONE, I NEED YOUR HELP!!!

The pictures above are all of my mom, Teacher Lee. She runs a completely free developmental preschool. Her program targets the 49% of children in San Diego that can’t afford to attend conventional preschools and it is open to ANY children. Parents and caregivers are required to attend the classes because an important part of her program is to tech parents how they can turn every day activities into learning experiences that can help the child develop the skills they will need to be successful in kindergarten.

NOW, here is what I need from you! Teacher Lee’s program is absolutely DESPERATE for funding! She is currently up for a grant from FedEx, but in order to win, she needs people to vote for her. It would mean so much to me, and to her, if you went and voted once a day and shared this post with your followers. She has dedicated her life to this cause for so many years, and she needs all the help she can get. The link below will take you to the page where you can vote. It will only take a moment, so please, please help!!!! 

http://smallbusinessgrant.fedex.com/Gallery/Detail/da6a6cb8-13aa-4c1a-8c9c-52fbf04b505b/

If you want to learn more about Teacher Lee and her program, you can visit her website 

http://www.teacherlee.com/ 

I LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH! THANK YOU FOR HELPING MY FAMILY!

Limora is a good friend of mine, whose mom is a goddess with a cause. Hope you all can take a second to help! 

wow! 522 notes and she only has 265 votes??? come guys! it TWO clicks!

You can vote once per day til Feb 23!

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

blackphoenix77:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

coolandfroody:

dustedsunshine:

campdracula5eva:

girlinfourcolors:

atomstargazer:

Teen creates bio-plastic from banana peels

Sixteen-year-old Elif Bilgin of Turkey has developed a way to replace traditional petroleum-based plastic with banana peels.

The Turkish teen took home a US$50,000 prize for her project “Go Bananas!” Thursday after winning the second annual Scientific American Science in Action Award, associated with Google Science Fair.

“My project makes it possible to use banana peels, a waste material which is thrown away almost every day, in the electrical insulation of cables,” Bilgin said in a media statement.

“This is both an extremely nature-friendly and cheap process, which has the potential to decrease the amount of pollution created due to the use of plastics, which contain petroleum derivatives.”

Bilgin spent two years developing the bio-plastic, which does not decay. She said the process is so easy that it is possible to repeat at home, with special care taken for chemicals used in the production process.

In September, the teen will compete at Google’s California headquarters for the overall Google Science Fair prize for 15-to-16 year olds. She will also have access to a one-year mentorship.

Has anyone else noticed how many brilliant breakthroughs in science are coming from the minds of teenage girls the last few years? Between this story, the four girls in Nigeria who invented a generator that runs on urine, the California girl who invented a twenty-second cell phone charger… Who knows where we’d be today without the patriarchal interference of men, stealing or hiding the brilliance of women?

Our future is in the hands of teenage girls, and I for one feel really good about that.

When I was about 7 I wanted to invent a thing that purified water based off of fish gills. I went to the school library to do research like a good little inventor and one of my teachers asked me what I was doing, and then told me that there were some new barbie books in, and that I’d probably be better off with those.

Don’t forget the girl who invented a torch that’d light up just from the heat of your hands

basically everyone should stop s***ting on teenage girls because they do awesome things when you let them

or that one time a girl found the cure for cancer that we could be using in 15 years

TINY GIRL INVENTORS ARE AWESOME BASICALLY

I love hearing about stuff like this.

It’s so amazing to see some or the ideas and inventions that these ladies are coming up with
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