valid criticisms of Anita Sarkeesian: Her unclear reasoning behind still asking for money for her videos, her absolutely glacial rate of video making, the fact that she analyzes games which she knows little about, or how her views on Feminism do not represent all schools of feminist thought
invalid criticisms of Anita Sarkeesian: She hates men, she wants all games to pander to women, she wants to take our games away!!!!
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- I would prefer it if you didn’t reblog this onto all your blogs, but I’m honestly not gonna comb through all the urls
- I will say though, that if my randomizer chooses someone, and their blog was obviously made for these sort of things, I will choose someone else.
- I will select three people and they can choose one book they want from the list under the cut below
- I will be adding more books to the list as I decide I don’t need them
- I will also prefer the winners to be one of my followers, BUT
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- I will ship internationally.
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- You have until September 20th.
Boys walk past unclaimed human skulls and skeletons inside a common grave at a cemetery in Las Pinas, Metro Manila. All Souls’ Day in the Philippines, known as Araw ng mga Patay - and All Saints’ Day are the two most important days in the Filipino calender. There are at least 100 burials held here every week. According to a cemetery worker, the unclaimed skulls and skeletons are placed in a common grave after their ‘lease’ is finished to make way for more graves.
Skull showing sword-blade trauma, 190319th Century Collection, National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
It’s difficult to overstate the impact of syphilis on the Western world, and it remains a threat to this day despite effective antibiotic treatments. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Julie explore the history of the illness and its cultural effects, from powdered wigs and false noses to surgical advances and vampire myths.
Syphilis: The Great Imitator (podcast)
Understanding Ebola (podcast)
Polish and Ukrainian scientists have unearthed a mass grave containing up to 1,000 victims of Stalinist terror in a castle once used as a secret police prison.
Among the victims in the grave were Polish soldiers. The Polish press has already called the find a “new Katyn” in reference to a massacre of thousands of Poles by Stalin in 1940, which still clouds Polish-Russian relations.
The grave was found in the grounds of the Kazimierz the Great castle in the town of Volodymyr-Volynsky in western Ukraine, close to the Polish border.
Although the 11th-century castle served as a base for Stalin’s infamous NKVD from 1939-56, scientists say the victims were killed between 1940 and 1941. Read more.
this makes me so very happy
Three scientists yesterday lost their bid to prevent burial of two 9000-year-old human skeletons claimed by the Kumeyaay people of southern California. The 9th circuit federal court in San Francisco ruled against university professors who filed suit in 2012 to halt the repatriation in order to…
Ash just told me that i should do a “vulture ice bucket challenge” and tip maceration water over myself.
Only for enough money that I would never have to work again for a single day in my life! Even then I would hesitate. I’ve only emptied maceration water once and it is something I never want to experience again.
Yeah, no. Sometimes I don’t wear gloves when I empty maceration buckets and the contents get on my hands. The smell lingers for a few days if not a week.
one time, I didn’t remove the tongue on this goat head I was working on (I was soaking it to soften up the rest of the flesh) in the basement, and that… was a mistake