Did Americans in 1776 have British accents?
nickpatrick: Reading David McCullough’s 1776, I found myself wondering: Did Americans in 1776 have British accents? If so, when did American accents diverge from British accents? The answer surprised me. Read More
eject: Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying →
kellyoxford: From Arise India Forum: “For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives People grow a lot when they are faced with their own…
Awesome rejected Star Wars products...
zombie-mike: dinocube: cestsecouer: Tell me you wouldn’t buy every one of these. WHY IN THE HELL DID THEY NOT MAKE THESE?! SO MUCH DESIRE.
STFU, Sexists.: fearlessfeminist: Doctor Gets... →
fearlessfeminist: Doctor Gets Court Order to Confine Pregnant Woman Against Her Will itsjustsummer: With issues like the Stupak Amendment and Nevada’s Personhood Initiative in the national spotlight, I am aware that a woman’s right to choose whether or not to carry a fetus to…
So I have 15 Star Wars Mighty Mugs figures so far, which leave me about 33 left to obtain. If I assume that each one will be $20, thats going to be well over $1000 for every thing after the dust settles. why would I ever decide to start this collection? If any of you, friends of mine that are here on tumblr, ever come accross a figure that I need then let me know! The hunt is on.
Eight percent of college men have either attempted or successfully raped. Thirty...– Margo Maine, Ph.D. (Body Wars) There was a time that, as a person of the male persuasion, seeing this quote made me really mad. It made me mad that women would assume that I was a rapist; it made me mad that rape was becoming ‘my problem’; it made me mad because, frankly, I didn’t think it was...
”so hot” I whispered as I took my plate out of the microwave
10 Reasons Not To Vote For Ron Paul →
stfuconservatives: readyokaygo: 1. Ron Paul does not value equal rights for minorities. Ron Paul has sponsored legislation that would repeal affirmative action, keep the IRS from investigating private schools who may have used race as a factor in denying entrance, thus losing their tax exempt status, would limit the scope of Brown versus Board of Education, and would deny citizenship for those...
With any of the Miley Cyrus shit, or any of that Vanessa Hudgens shit — I would...– Megan Fox (via pradaiswhatshewearsxo) (via esmeweatherwax)
Big Bang Theory
[group seated in Leonard and Sheldon's apartment, with Penny sitting in Sheldon's seat]
*Audience is bracing themselves*
[Sheldon comes out to greet them.]
*Audience draws in huge breaths, preparing to expel the gas in a violent release of pure ecstasy*
Sheldon: Excuse me Penny, you are sitting in my spot.
*Audience erupts into fits of laughter previously unknown to mankind. The oxygen levels within the studio become exhausted from the monumental bouts of laughter and the audience, still laughing, clammer out into the streets and begin rioting. Rioting is spread across L.A until the episode is aired, four days later martial law is declared within the United States.*
South Carolina man threw a 12-pound bowling ball... →
stfurapeculture: feistyfeminist: Rape culture is when men feel so entitled to have access to women that they throw bowling balls at us when they are denied.