sagansense:

A musical tribute to Robin Williams…the latest installment to the Melodysheep series. And a fine and beautiful homage to the man.

Strive to find your own voice…

Isn’t that what we’re all attempting to do through social media?

If I could substitute my own words to conclude that quote,

…so that it may echo loudly through generations to come, inspiring others to find theirs across space and time.

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asapscience:

utcjonesobservatory:

Not very professional but it does express my personal displeasure for the current state of where are funds are being distributed >_> I might be a little biased

“In just one year, the expenditure of of the U.S.’s military budget is equivalent to the entire 50-year running budget of NASA combined.”
- Neil Degrasse Tyson

asapscience:

utcjonesobservatory:

Not very professional but it does express my personal displeasure for the current state of where are funds are being distributed >_> I might be a little biased

In just one year, the expenditure of of the U.S.’s military budget is equivalent to the entire 50-year running budget of NASA combined.

- Neil Degrasse Tyson

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thedailyshow:

Science: What’s It Up To? http://on.cc.com/1Bv4Gkj

thedailyshow:

Science: What’s It Up To? http://on.cc.com/1Bv4Gkj

iranianatheist:

Muslim Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians

majiinboo:

chasewoods:

The Events in Ferguson will one day make a great movie for white people to feel guilty about and give an academy award to

I can see it now, the one white cop that wasn’t like the others. It’ll be Leo’s first Oscar

It’s funny because it’s sad. 

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ethiopienne:

dragonheartedrabbit:

Going on right now in Ferguson: Police are raiding a church that has been stocked with medical supplies, food, and tear gas recovery kits for community members engaging in protests. This cannot be allowed to continue.

Stand up, speak out. 

This is real life. (x)

(via wilwheaton)

So here’s a thing happening in Ferguson right now.

sebsational:

sebsational:

sebsational:

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Literally just hit twitter a few minutes ago; seems like people are still trying to figure it out, but this gentleman is on the scene.

Also Elon James White is posting interviews from people on the scene.

In addition to Jelani Cobb (tweets above), Adam Serwer and Errin Haines Whack are there.

Okay done reblogging myself bye.

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wilwheaton:

mjolnirismypenis:

imnothavinit:

Notice something in common in these photos?

It’s not what you think

I gave it away in the third pic

That’s right! None of these cops are wearing badges or name tags! I wonder why… seems like it’d be important to wear those, since it’s even illegal not to in other states…

This is actually illegal in all states. A police officer must be marked as such with name and badge at all times unless their jurisdiction states otherwise (such as an undercover officer), and even when not wearing a badge, the officer must have the badge accessible at all times and must show the badge in order to make an arrest. Name tags are not required as long as a badge is available because the badge has the officer number on it.

This has really been bothering me. The police in Ferguson are breaking the law by concealing their identities. Everyone knows this, it’s been going on for ten days, and it appears that nobody is doing anything about it.

The police are clearly and systematically violating the first amendment rights of the press, and they are getting away with it. This has been happening for days, and nobody appears to be doing anything about it.

A police officer pointed a rifle at a journalist and told him to fuck off *while he was being filmed, so he’s easily identifiable by his superiors*, and that police officer still has a job.

I know that not all cops are bad (or even most cops), but there are clearly bad cops in Ferguson, and they’re acting with complete impunity. I don’t understand why those cops aren’t being taken off the scene, and why a higher (possibly federal) authority isn’t coming in to address these things.