Altitude will have impact on World Cup ball →
abbyjean: A study by Adidas shows altitude will have an impact of up to 5 percent on a ball’s speed. That means a 20-yard free kick during the final at Soccer City in high-altitude Johannesburg will reach the goal line 5 percent faster than it would at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban, which is at sea level, according to the study seen by The Associated Press. That translates into a free kick...
Girl hospitalized after self-inducing abortion
obliviousunction: sluthaditcoming: naomiwaxman: This story is horrific. A 13-year-old girl was impregnated by her 30-year-old “boyfriend,” with whom she had been having a sexual relationship with for a year, and tried to self-induce an abortion with a pencil. She is currently hospitalized, and the boyfriend is in jail. I’m not sure what more can even be said about this case. I don’t believe...
There’s homophobia in every corner and pocket of this world but at the core you...– Sara Quin (via steelinmypalm, teganfuckingquin, stayperky) (via obliviousunction)
I’m going to have too much and Jesse is going to kick my ass for it. And I’m okay with that trade off. Unless he goes the guilt route. I am powerless before the almighty guilt route. Guilt is Catholic kryptonite.
Holy Christ on a crutch—finding a peacefully sucking leech about a...– Head Nurse: Amateur Night, or: This Ain’t How We Do It
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the first-ever strategic plan on...– Obama administration steps up anti-piracy plan Well shit, I thought Obama was supposed to be the fun president.
The first year of nursing is a combination of one part sheer terror and two...– Head Nurse: Okay, so you’ve been a nurse for a year or so….now what?
Christina Nieves’s life revolves around a handful of blocks in Brooklyn: Drop...– NYT (via meredithbklyn) (via thenewephemera) Within a 10-minute walk, three day care centers, one senior center, one swimming pool, one after-school program and a health clinic are to close. Venture 20 minutes more, and six additional facilities — two day care centers, two after-school programs, a...
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out of context text message of the day:
Um, yes please. obliviousunction: “man, i wish dwight schrute were a real person so he could be on our side with operation: burn fafsa to the ground.” — kassie
notemily: stfusexists: Courtesy of notemily: “I think “make me a sandwich” is the feminist equivalent of Godwin’s Law. Mention it and you lose the argument.” I totally second that motion.
Two languages in one head?! Dear God man! That’s impossible! But…the Dutch speak...– Eddie Izzard (via bschwartz) (via eddieizzard) No one can live at that speed! (via notemily)
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me...– Daria (via smut-to-go) (via ruininglunch) (via bebelestrange) (via sentimentalgeek)