Plenty of Paper

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Kelp forests have always been so…….alluring to me. I used to watch videos of orcas darting in between the stretches of green; I fell in love.




The first time you’re down there, you think ‘I’m not supposed to be here. I’m not supposed to be underwater for this long.’ Then you see this entire world open up around you and it just feels like you’re in a place you were always meant to be.

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starfishheart:

ironandvalor:

Kelp forests have always been so…….alluring to me. I used to watch videos of orcas darting in between the stretches of green; I fell in love.

The first time you’re down there, you think ‘I’m not supposed to be here. I’m not supposed to be underwater for this long.’ Then you see this entire world open up around you and it just feels like you’re in a place you were always meant to be.

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On Periods: Let’s put this shit to bed right now: Women don’t lose their minds when they have period-related irritability. It doesn’t lower their ability to reason; it lowers their patience and, hence, tolerance for bullshit. If an issue comes up a lot during “that time of the month,” that doesn’t mean she only cares about it once a month; it means she’s bothered by it all the time and lacks the capacity, once a month, to shove it down and bury it beneath six gulps of willful silence.
Shakesville: Feminism 101 (via andotherdoublemeanings)

Fun fact: the days of and surrounding menstruation are the days that women have higher levels of testosterone (and lower estrogen) than any other time of the month.

So if ladies are too crazy to be in charge of, say, a country because ewwww periods… So are men.

Post-menopausal women are actually the most stable, hormonally. So let’s go elect Elizabeth Warren, shall we?

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I love that I have colleagues willing to speculate with me about what would happen in the universe if the Star Trek and Star Wars verses ever met. (We agreed that they probably could exist together…but vast areas of internet geekdom would collapse and cannibalize themselves resulting in mass chaos).

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Chris Evans on Captain America’s fighting style in The Winter Soldier (x)

In between the first Captain America movie and The Avengers, I had played the Captain America video game; and the way Cap moves in the video game, there’s a fluidity and it’s very acrobatic. It’s very aerial. He uses his environment, and it’s almost this beautiful, smooth dance, and when I first met with the [directors], I said, “Have you played the video game?” And I swear to God, they said: “You know what? We referenced the video game, too.” I said, “Good, good, we’re on the same page. But that means we need to incorporate a little bit more of an acrobatic approach to fighting.” And so we put myself in gymnastic classes, which is something I always wanted to do – kind of, anyway [laughs]. I mean, I wanted to go play on like, the balance beam, but it was more like tumbling, essentially. Parkour-style gymnastic stuff. Flipping, and spinning, and just kind of getting a sense of your body in the air. So we did about two months of that. We did two months, a few hours each day, and it was invaluable. It really lends itself to a lot of those fight scenes.

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caroltilley:

The public library in Ferguson, MO, is open for business, and teachers - including these woman - are hanging out there for students who don’t want to miss out of school. (Photos from Twitter)

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