Nemesis by Kate Beaton
STFU, Conservatives: Siri Failures, Illustrated →
jumblejo: stfusexists: keepyourboehneroutofmyuterus: amaditalks: The recent illustrations of Siri, the iPhone 4S voice-recognition based assistant, failing to provide information to users about abortion, birth control, help after rape and help with domestic violence has…
Pilots cautioned over flying Christmas tree →
pandahanyou: Planes flying above the Okanagan are being told to watch out for a flying Christmas tree. Police in Kelowna say a 32-year old woman accidently launched it into the sky on Sunday night. According to Cst. Steve Holmes, the woman and her partner set the tree up in a parking lot near Orchard Park Mall. They had the 5-foot-tall sapling attached to helium balloons as part of a gag for...
All That Is Interesting: Nature's Six Most... →
all-thats-interesting: Star Trails Star trails refer to the paths left by stars as seen on earth. As the earth naturally rotates, the stars in the sky move across the horizon. The only star that does not move is in the northern hemisphere – the North Star (Polaris). The North Star remains…
10 things you should know about International... →
1. One in three women die or are seriously injured as a result of gender-based violence. Violence against women results in more deaths among women ages 15 to 44 than the total number of women who die because of war, malaria, and cancer. 2. An estimated four million women and girls are bought and sold worldwide each year, either into marriage, prostitution or slavery. 3. One out of every six...
stfuconservatives: Kenya’s restrictive abortion law harms or kills tens of thousands of women each year. To document the atrocities, the Center for Reproductive Rights produced In Harm’s Way, a report detailing the current state of affairs in Kenya. This video brings the report to life by telling the story of Sarah, a sad tale that’s far too common among Kenyan girls, and revealing the harm...