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The Defender is a pepper spray that when sprayed takes a picture of the person you’re spraying and sends it the police along with your GPS location, user information, as well as flashing a bright light in the attackers face and emitting a loud alarm.



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I found out how to convert the recordings on my iphone into mp3 files.
This is me forcing myself to stop being shy about my voice.
I have immense stage fright when it comes to singing, and I am working on overcoming it. Posting a short clip on a blog site to a bunch of strangers might not seem like much, but it’s something I have never been comfortable doing before out of fear that I wasn’t good enough.
So, this is me facing that.
Fear is my greatest enemy.
I like to sing and I want to improve.
Baby steps.

This is the song Million Dollar Man by Lana Del Rey.
The water in the background is rain dripping off my patio roof, adding to the overall dramatic moodiness. xoxox



People say they’re hungry for knowledge, and I’ve always wished I could say the same without feeling like I was lying. Sure, I love learning and what a gift it is to be both a learner and a teacher, but I have struggled with knowledge. I don’t crave it like good students do. I am hungry for…


Whedon x Gallery 1988
Our Lady of Sunnydale


A young visitor touches the glass wall of Jurassic World’s tyrannosaurus enclosure in this art by Steven Cormann.



I took my little brother (who falls on the autism spectrum) to see Guardians of the Galaxy and after this scene he lit up like a Christmas tree and screamed “He’s like me! He can’t do metaphors!” And for the rest of the film my brother stared at Drax in a state of rapture. 

So for the last 6 days I have heard my brother repeatedly quote all of the Drax lines from the movie verbatim (one of his talents), begin studying vocabulary test words, and tell everyone he knows that people with autism can also be superheroes.

Now I am not saying that Drax the Destroyer is, or was ever, intended to be autistic. All I am saying is that it warmed my heart to see my brother have an opportunity to identify himself with a character known for his strength, badassness, and honor. And that is pretty damn awesome. 

So while I adored Guardians of the Galaxy as a great fun loving film with cool characters I can do nothing but thank Marvel Studios and Dave Bautista for finally bringing a superhero to the screen that my little brother can relate to.

Fucking. Wicked.

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Details from The Gates of Hell by Rodin. Bronze doors originally commissioned for a new museum in Paris which never opened. Rodin worked on the 200 separate elements for almost 37 years. Planned around the characters of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, the finished sculpture became a more abstract work with many of Rodin’s popular motifs included amongst the tortured souls. This version is at the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia.

Mutant 101 -



gerund or present participle: grooting
1. to move tree-rhythmically to The Jackson 5.
"his arms grooted like branches in the wind "
2. move in a quick and lively way.
"Grooting came naturally to Michael Rooker. [X]”

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J.Cole pays his respect to Mike Brown

it was a must i reblogged this twice I. DO. NOT. CARE.

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Fucking thank you

This is a very good tweet.

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"There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state. The other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people."

That quote comes from Battlestar Galactica’s Commander Adama. He says it in the second episode of the first season of the series, “Water”, written by Ron Moore. That episode is 10 years old. (via the-goddamazon)

Life imitating art.

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So say we all.

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"It’s just like what they did to us in 1976" - My mother

Scenes from the Soweto Student Uprising (1976) and the recent Ferguson protests

RIP Michael Brown

*Photos from various sources. No copyright infringement intended.

Oh help us, Lord.


this is so important

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You gotta let go and get into it without fear of looking stupid - surrounded by people you love. I’d do it again.

Lost in the void, creating a still.

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