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20 Apr 04:52

Twenty percent of beer sold in Oregon is made by Oregon craft brewers, the highest market share for craft beer in the nation

20 Apr 00:52

Inside The Largest Buddhist Settlement In The World

Despite its secluded location, the Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in China has grown to be the largest Buddhist settlement in the world, with basic amenities for the 40,000 monks and nuns who reside there. You won't find any TVs, but apparently iPhones are okay.
20 Apr 00:51

Detail from page 1 of “Detective Comics” #31 (the fifth Batman...

Detail from page 1 of “Detective Comics” #31 (the fifth Batman story), scanned from an early 1970s reprint.

20 Apr 00:48

Police arrest 4 after student shot at Charlotte university - Imperial Valley Press


the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun

Police arrest 4 after student shot at Charlotte university
Imperial Valley Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four men are facing multiple charges after the early-morning shooting of a student on the campus of a small, private university in Charlotte. Police say the suspects visited Johnson C. Smith University around 1 a.m. Sunday planning ...

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20 Apr 00:48

Don Cherry is literally wearing ugly curtains

by James Dator

Why is Don Cherry wearing my brothers curtain?

— Zachery Ellis (@ZEllis96) April 19, 2015

It's hard to work out what's worse: Wearing a suit made of dragon fabric, or willingly hanging dragon fabric in your home? Okay, that's unfair. If you're REALLY into dragons then who are we to throw shade at your shades?

Before you make the mistake of assuming this is some haute couture fabric let's end that thought right now.


20 Apr 00:44

4gifs: Ta-da! [video]


via Rosalind
no satan only corg


Ta-da! [video]

20 Apr 00:40

madscienceoverlord: velveteenspectre: The only real candidate...

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The only real candidate for 2016


actual campaign slogan

he’s been running every year since 1988, I think

20 Apr 00:39

OPB documentary, 'Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice,' explores African American community history |

by gguillotte
Technically, "Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice," the new "Oregon Experience" documentary that airs Tuesday, April 21 on OPB (10) is about history, covering significant events in Portland's African American community from World War II through the 1980s. But watching this compelling chronicle, written and produced by Nadine Jelsing, it's hard not to see parallels between past and present. Consider some of the issues raised: increasing gentrification in inner-Portland neighborhoods; tense relations between police and African American residents; inequities in public education; and citizens' demands to be heard by public officials about decisions that affect their lives. The strength of "Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice," which is narrated by "Grimm" star Russell Hornsby, is how well it explains the decades-old roots of the same conflicts and struggles Portlanders continue to deal with today. Some of those roots are disturbing. Locals infatuated with the "Portlandia" image of our city as a bastion of progressive politics and tolerance may be alarmed to hear that, for many years, Portland was regarded as one of the most segregated American cities outside the South.
20 Apr 00:39

Mastermind, indeed

Mastermind, indeed

19 Apr 22:40

'This is not Ferguson': Muddled mantra heard again after Freddie Gray shooting - Washington Post

Sacramento Bee

'This is not Ferguson': Muddled mantra heard again after Freddie Gray shooting
Washington Post
A police officer kills someone. Pending investigation, city officials circle the wagons. A community is outraged. And protesters gather on social media and/or in the streets. But do not worry: “This is not Ferguson.” After Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown in ...
Six Baltimore cops suspended after mysterious death of suspect in custodyKFOX El Paso
Lawyer: No answer on why man who died in custody was stoppedU-T San Diego
Man dies of severed spine after US cops arrest him 'without force or incident'Times LIVE

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19 Apr 22:40

Newswire: Star Wars: Rogue One takes place at the same time as Rebels, may “nod” to it

by William Hughes

'Emperor Palpatine and his henchman, Sad Black Plastic Frankenstein'

The hybrid fan ritual/corporate marketing seminar known as Celebration continues to dribble out tidbits of juicy Star Wars information, including a panel on Sunday focused on Godzilla director Gareth Edwards and his upcoming standalone movie, now with the official title Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. (Chronicle director Josh Trank, who’s been set to direct a second standalone Star Wars film, was also scheduled, but didn’t appear.) The panel, which included producer Kathleen Kennedy and Industrial Light And Magic’s John Knoll, revealed both the movie’s basic plot, and, more importantly for Star Wars fans fatally addicted to continuity and crossovers, how it might interact with other entries in the franchise.

Rogue One’s story will center on the era between Episode III and Episode IV, after the purge of the Jedi by Emperor Palpatine and his henchman, Sad Black Plastic Frankenstein. The absence of the Jedi ...

19 Apr 22:39

You Know It's Gentrified When...

by Anonymous

You accidentally leave your backpack full of really important shit in the bed of your truck and come back an hour later and it's still there. I'm talking to you, Hawthorne. Thanks, though.

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19 Apr 22:30

etaribi: i feel you man..


i feel you man..

19 Apr 22:05




19 Apr 22:05

aqqindex: Carles Congost Supercampeón 2000

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Carles Congost, Supercampeón, 2000

19 Apr 22:05


19 Apr 21:53

blacknerdproblems:Even as a fictional character Storm is a feminist symbol for Black Women the way...

Courtney shared this story from Super Opinionated.


“Even as a fictional character, Storm is a feminist symbol for Black Women the way that most assume Wonder Woman has been for women all these years. Storm has always been powerful, goddess-like and African. And no, not Charlize Theron, South African. Her dark complexion has always been part of her appearance and it’s not by accident. The same way it isn’t an accident that Storm has become a beacon and symbol for women with darker skin for decades now. The unwillingness to recognize that is just another thunderbolt in the side of a demographic of women who frankly, are plenty used to it by now. Still not understanding the public contempt for this casting choice? Ok…”

- williamevanswrites in his newest written piece on Bryan Singer casting actress Alexandra Shipp as a young Storm for the upcoming the X-Men: Apocalypse film, titled “For Dark Skinned Girls Who Never Get Asked To Play Storm”

19 Apr 21:52

imhennyhoe: When you get caught doing something...


thoon vine


When you get caught doing something embarrassing..

Bruh the dogs face

19 Apr 21:52

overrblown: captioned-vines: totodilite: This vine is...




This vine is everything. basedgodtookmyusername

1: “ Yeah, I think men and women should be treated equal.”

2: “ So I can just go around hitting women now?”

1: “ The hell? Do you go around punching dudes?”

@ the boys at my school lol

19 Apr 21:52

actualdogvines: ((loud vine))


((loud vine))

19 Apr 21:52

rosalarian:diananock:ruckawriter:thebirdandthebat:maxximoffed: I’m sorry I’m just not over that...






I’m sorry I’m just not over that wolverine cover


Kurt’s clearly naked

Logan’s glaring at his dick

Classic porn cover poses

@Esad Ribic explain yourself please

when what when 

Also please note the placement of the beer bottle.

I once was at a show where I asked Esad about this cover.

Esad is a big, cheerful, man with a wicked sense of humor.

He just looked at me.

And then he smiled.

And the smile got bigger.

And bigger.

And he said, “And nobody at Marvel noticed!”

And then he couldn’t stop laughing.

This makes me so happy.

19 Apr 21:52

my appointment book is augmented

my appointment book is augmented

19 Apr 21:52

jumplluff:🌿 Transparent Grass-Type Pokemon BUBBA


🌿 Transparent Grass-Type Pokemon


19 Apr 21:52


19 Apr 21:03

Catch A Glimpse Of Nathan Fillion Back In The Saddle For Firefly Online - I mean, it's Nathan Fillion. Like, yes. Please.

by Jessica Lachenal

sorry: Adam Baldwin, even in the video with Nathan Fillion

The fine folks behind the official Firefly Online YouTube account sent a chill down our collective spines when they offered a short glimpse of Nathan Fillion recording his lines as Mal for the upcoming video game based on the much-beloved series.

With a die-hard legion of fans eagerly awaiting a chance at playing in the very universe they so love, there’s been a lot of pressure to get everything right. How does one go about that? Easy. Get the band cast back together.

There’s been a steady stream of buzz and excitement centered around the game, and rightly so. Since early February, the Firefly Online YouTube account has been posting teaser videos revealing Serenity’s crew in the studio recording their lines for the game. Half the fun is in the interview questions that they’re asked as a part of the cast reveal, often focusing on what it’s like to return to the universe.

You can catch the entire playlist of returning cast videos below, along with a few new character introductions.

(via Polygon)

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19 Apr 21:02

Wall Street Journal publishes three lost pages of A Wrinkle in Time

by Megan Geuss

On Friday, the Wall Street Journal published a previously-lost three-page passage of Madeleine L'Engle's 1962 science fantasy book A Wrinkle In Time. L'Engle's granddaughter, Charlotte Jones Voiklis, discovered the passage, which was cut before publication, in her grandmother's draft of the book.

This missing section is unique and interesting in that it contains a more overtly political message than the rest of L'Engle's book, warning against both totalitarianism as well as an over-dependence on security in democracies.

A Wrinkle in Time follows a 13-year-old girl named Meg Murry, her brothers, and her friend Calvin as they search for Meg's father, a government scientist who disappeared during work on a secret experiment.

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19 Apr 21:02

How Uber Surge Pricing Really Works

by timothy

'It moves current drivers from one side of town to the other. It does not put new drivers on the road. It can't because the prices change every 3-5 minutes.'

minstrelmike writes with this analysis from Nicholas Diakopoulos of the Washington Post: At the core of Uber's wild success and market valuation of over $41 billion is its data and algorithmically fueled approach to matching supply and demand for cars. It's classic economics, supposedly....but is Uber's surge pricing algorithm really doing what they claim? Do surge prices really get more cars on the road? My analysis suggests that rather than motivating a fresh supply of drivers, surge pricing instead re-distributes drivers already on the road. Adds minstrelmike: The writer goes on to analyze 4 weeks of pricing info from 5 areas in D.C. and plotted prices versus wait times. "Price surging can work in any of three ways: by reducing demand for cars (less people want a car for a higher price), by creating new supply (providing an incentive for new drivers to hit the roads), or by shifting supply (drivers) to areas of higher demand." It moves current drivers from one side of town to the other. It does not put new drivers on the road. It can't because the prices change every 3-5 minutes."

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19 Apr 20:40

I found the coolest mac app for deaf/hoh music lovers!




It’s called Hearing Corrector and it’s $11.99, but it’s worth every cent. 


Basically you put in your audiogram info. Then you load a song. Then you hit calculation and save the song. And the converted song is tailored to your hearing loss. I boosted the equalizer to maximum for my profoundly deaf right ear, though it’s a lifesaver on both sides. Anyway, I highly recommend it. 

Wtf wtf what wtf!!?!?!??!!?!!!?!?!!?

19 Apr 18:45

Wall Street Bonuses Twice the Income of All Minimum Wage Workers Combined

by Lisa Wade, PhD

via ThePrettiestOne

1,007,000 Americans working full-time earn the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. All of that pay, to all of those people, for all of 2014 adds up to $14 billion dollars. And that is less than half of what employees on Wall Street earned in bonuses alone.

This is your image of the week:


Source: Institute for Policy Studies.

Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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19 Apr 18:41

Star Trek Cosplay Afoot Aboard The International Space Station

by Cheryl Eddy

not just star trek, but Janeway

“There’s coffee in that nebula”... ehm, I mean... in that #Dragon.

— Sam Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) April 17, 2015