sometimes i forget this comic exists and then i find it again and want to happy-cry
Woke up to the most annoying/heartwarming thing. A goose was honking really really loudly outside of my window and woke me up, and then I realized that is gotten lost and it was trying to call to the rest of its flock.
One of his friends, after like 20 minutes of honking, finally landed on the roof of one of the houses and they started calling to each other and when the lost goose realized that it had found his family it like totally freaked out and flew back with them honking the entire time cause it was so happy, I guess.
It was funny because it started making different noises when it saw that it had found one of the other geese from his flock, like it switched from frantic yelling to talking or something. Anyways, I am just glad that it found its way back to its family.
even geese can be heartwarming once in a while!
How can one not love Fry.
The real world.
This is from That’s So Raven, where Chelsea and Raven apply to work at the same clothing shop. Chelsea is white; Raven is black. Chelsea gets the job, despite being utterly horrible at it, while Raven, who has a deep interest in fashion and knows how to handle clothes, does not. The girls find this deeply suspicious, so Chelsea wears a hat with a camera on it and questions the employer. The employer admits what she does in the gif above and Chelsea and Raven submit the footage to a news station.
And THAT is why That’s So Raven is the best TV show ever.
That’s not even the only reason why it was the best show ever
if i ever misgender you:
- it is not on purpose i promise
- im very sorry
- tell me your correct pronouns and ill use them
- spray me with cold water
American Horror Story: Easter
"hates a strong word"
"oh you can tell by the way I use my walk..."
Meet Lucy, a 3.2 million-year-old ancestor of ours. Though she looks like an ape, her knees were close together, just like a human’s! That positioned her feet directly under her body and made walking easier.
See the final installment of Your Inner Fish tomorrow night (4/23) on PBS at 10/9c.
I found this on 4chan about 2 years ago, and if it’s not the most perfect meat dish IDK what is.
Journalism, the game, by CNN.
Plot twist: it’s an empty box.
longer note on service dogs for PTSD sufferers
There was a split second there where his like, “wait, what? bro what are you doing?”
On more serious note, PTSD dogs for veterans are so fucking therapeutic. They’re like the one person you can spill your guts to and never worry about ever being judged or have that secret divulged. There are times when I definitely prefer the company of a dog over a human.
Therapy animals save lives.
These dogs are even still so much more amazing. They check rooms before their handler enters, so they can clear it to help the person feel safe. Like in the gif, they are there when panic attacks or nightmares occur, to be something for the person to help ground themselves on, or yes just to turn on the lights. Even more amazing, many people are able to reduce their medication when they have a PTSD service dog there to help them. These dogs are useful for not just veterans, but also victims of abuse, accident trauma, natural disasters, and others. Their training allows them to be useful in situations where medical assistance is needed, as well. Some PTSD dogs are trained to recognize repetitive behaviours in handlers, and signal the handler to break the repetition and stopping the behaviour and possibly injury.
Service dogs in general are just awesome. Remember to respect any that you see out in public. They are not there for you to walk up to and play with, even the puppies!
my school is talking about internet safety or something
True to life.
COME AT ME BRO!!!
Sexual assault is rampant on college campuses across the U.S. As we wrote in the winter/spring 2014 issue of Ms., one in five women students will be assaulted during her post-secondary career.
The good news is that lawmakers are taking action to stop campus rape: Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) announced earlier this month plans for federal legislation that would require annual campus surveys, more funding for federal investigators and reports revealing the results of campus investigations.
“The prevalence of sexual assault on campuses is an epidemic,” Speier said. “It’s going to take money, resources, enforcement and a dramatic change in the culture [to fix it].”
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have also taken up the charge for victims of campus rape by asking for more funding for the Clery Act of 1990, which requires post-secondary schools receiving federal financial aid to disclose crimes committed on campus.
When the Violence Against Women Act was reauthorized last year, changes to the Clery Act were also made—and the senators say that more money is needed for it to be truly effective.
According to a letter co-written by McCaskill and Gillibrand, the federal government’s Clery Compliance Team doesn’t have enough staff members to investigate the estimated 63 percent of schools that fail to comply with Clery’s requirements (there are more than 6,000 post-secondary institutions that fall under the Act). From 2000 to 2013, the group was only able to investigate and impose fines on 21 post-secondary schools.
McCaskill and Gillibrand have asked for $2 million to hire 13 new staff to the Clery Compliance Team, $102 million for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and $5.046 million for OCR to hire staff to investigate crimes and enforce sexual assault-related rules under Title IX.
Even without adequate federal funding, students are speaking out against campus sexual assault and calling on schools to take sex crimes seriously. For example, more than 50,000 people signed a petition last month urging Dartmouth College to “expel rapists, list rape as a punishable offense and expulsion as the preferred punishment in the student handbook, and block access to the ‘rape guide‘ [an anonymous online forum promoting sexual assault] on campus.”
Stephanie Hallett is a writer and editor in Los Angeles. She can be found on Twitter @stephhallett.
i feel like this dress is sending a message but I’m not sure what it is
Why You Shouldn’t Hang Your Suit in the Bathroom
There’s a “trick” that often gets passed around on blogs and through magazines for how to get the wrinkles out of your suit. The trick is: hang your jacket in the bathroom while you take a hot shower. The steam supposedly helps the fibers relax, which in turn will let the wrinkles fall out.
The idea sounds plausible, but in practice, doing something like this can be ineffective at best and damaging at worst. Depending on how big your bathroom is, you’re unlikely to even generate enough steam to make a difference. If you do generate enough steam, you can ruin your jacket by taking all the shape out.
Why Steam Can be Bad
A long time ago, I wrote a post about the problem with steamers in general. The danger with these things is that you can “blow out” the seams and cause them to pucker if you’re not careful with how much steam you apply. What you really need is something that both pushes the steam through and sucks the moisture out, but those kinds of machines can be expensive (if not also cumbersome to use at home).
With a suit jacket or sport coat, there’s other damage that can be done. Remember, a tailored jacket is not like a shirt. It’s not something that simply “hangs” from your shoulders. Rather, it’s shaped through careful ironing and pressing, which results in the jacket having a certain three dimensional form. In fact, the reason why people recommend half- or fully-canvassed jackets is because that canvas gives the jacket some shape.
It’s true, when you run steam through your tailored jackets, you’re making the fibers relax. This does take out the wrinkling, but also takes out all the shaping as well. The result? A potentially limp jacket that no longer hangs on you the way it should. If you’ve put enough steam through, you may also make certain areas pucker, which will look even worse than wrinkling.
How To Get Wrinkles Out
To get wrinkles out, there are really only three things you can do. One, let your clothes hang on their hangers for a few days. Wool naturally relaxes anyway, and should return to its original form (more or less) if you let it sit. For trousers, you can use clamp hangers like the ones our advertiser The Hanger Project sells. Those will help get the wrinkles out by letting the trousers hang by their own weight.
The other ways include either learning how to press clothes yourself (which can be difficult on jackets) or sending it to someone who can do it for you (I use RAVE FabriCARE, as they’re one of the few places I know of that does it properly).
Barring that, you can use a steamer in spot areas, but very conservatively. Avoid areas where shaping is perhaps most important, such as along where the lapel folds over, and around the chest.
The worst method is hanging your jacket in a steamy bathroom, where you have no control over where the steam goes.
In the end, it’s worth noting that suits and sport coats don’t have to be completely wrinkle free in order to look good. In fact, wrinkles can make a jacket look a bit more lived in. How good a tailored jacket looks on you is more about its silhouette, which is determined by its cut and shaping, not the presence or absence of a little wrinkling.