11:43 AM, December 16th, 2013
I’m worried that one day my nieces and nephews might have to work here, my kids might have to work here and it would still be the same.

Dominic Ware was a charismatic leader in the nationwide Our Walmart campaign, fighting for better working conditions— until he got fired after speaking out for himself and his coworkers. 

Read his story

4:05 PM, December 13th, 2013

So I don’t know if you guys heard, but Beyonce released a new album last night, and it DRIPS. OF. SEX

12:26 PM, December 13th, 2013


Wondering where that powerful sample in the middle of Beyoncé’s “Flawless” came from? That would be author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk, We Should All Be Feminists. Her beautiful, acclaimed novel AMERICANAH is out now and is Beyoncé-approved.

The more you know. 

Reblogged from Utne Reader
4:52 PM, December 11th, 2013

George W. Bush showed Hillary Clinton a photo of one of his paintings on Air Force One. 

(via HuffPo)

4:20 PM, December 11th, 2013



chemical reaction

OK, so never ever add salt to cuttlefish. Got it. 

Reblogged from I Love Charts
4:04 PM, December 11th, 2013

Paging Millennials: Here’s a guide for when not to take a selfie

(OK, look, I’m a millennial, so no hate, but I figured that copy would get more clicks.)

4:00 PM, December 11th, 2013

Sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial was totally faking it the whole time


3:17 PM, December 10th, 2013

Our look at the relatively new phenomenon of livestreaming suicide attempts

12:19 PM, December 10th, 2013

Obama has taken a funeral selfie, so our work here is done



I’d intended for the post below to be the final one here, but then this just happened at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service—not exactly a funeral, to be fair, but I’ll just go ahead and take credit for the whole thing. Thank you, world, and good night!


Reblogged from Selfies at Funerals
12:26 PM, December 9th, 2013

it’s been 1 year since the most influential event of all time


it’s been 1 year since the most influential event of all time

3:17 PM, December 6th, 2013


MUCH LOVED Photographer Marc Nixon made ​​a series of portraits of teddy bears and other stuffed animals along with their age, size and history. Some were very much loved :-)
These photos come from a book, “Much Loved” l Imprint : Abrams Image l Via


PS. It’s Friday!

(Source: elisemerand)

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1:06 PM, December 6th, 2013

Alan Gross is just one of many Americans who are locked up abroad. Here are their stories.

11:02 AM, December 6th, 2013


Deep freeze covers large portion of the U.S. as snow and ice wreak havoc

Details: http://nbcnews.to/18pSYXh l Map: The Weather Channel

From -25 to 80!

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