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chrismohney:

NOPE! SOPA

chrismohney:

NOPE! SOPA

A real estate agent in the beautiful San Fernando Valley.

A real estate agent in the beautiful San Fernando Valley.

As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this Supreme Court decision not only protects a woman’s health and reproductive freedom, but also affirms a broader principle: that government should not intrude on private family matters. I remain committed to protecting a woman’s right to choose and this fundamental constitutional right. While this is a sensitive and often divisive issue—no matter what our views, we must stay united in our determination to prevent unintended pregnancies, support pregnant woman and mothers, reduce the need for abortion, encourage healthy relationships, and promote adoption. And as we remember this historic anniversary, we must also continue our efforts to ensure that our daughters have the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams.
President Obama’s statement on the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (via barackobama)

clairecmc:


Congratulations to all of you who decided to get involved with your government. You have had a real impact on the legislative process. As I watched my Twitter account explode, I couldn’t help but grin. This is how it’s supposed to work. Thousands of people, not lobbyists or organized special…
doree:

nypl:

The Library has just launched Stereogranimator, a site that lets users turn our historic collection of stereographs into animated images like the one above. Read all about it in the Times and then go play! It’s the latest way we’re using technology to bring our collections to the public, following our What’s on the Menu, Biblion iPad app and map warping projects.
Caturday will never be the same …

So cool! Also, per the Times: “Stereographs, produced by the millions between the 1850s and the 1930s, were a wildly popular form of entertainment, giving viewers a taste of the kind of richly rounded images now readily available on screens of all sizes.” So really, people have ALWAYS loved gifs!

doree:

nypl:

The Library has just launched Stereogranimator, a site that lets users turn our historic collection of stereographs into animated images like the one above. Read all about it in the Times and then go play! It’s the latest way we’re using technology to bring our collections to the public, following our What’s on the Menu, Biblion iPad app and map warping projects.

Caturday will never be the same …

So cool! Also, per the Times: “Stereographs, produced by the millions between the 1850s and the 1930s, were a wildly popular form of entertainment, giving viewers a taste of the kind of richly rounded images now readily available on screens of all sizes.” So really, people have ALWAYS loved gifs!

"A Tale of Three Islands"

7billionactions:

Image-From the Economist-Oct 22 article

Read this article, “A Tale of three Islands” published in The Economist that covers what a World of 7 Billion people means for mankind. The article begins by illustrating how our world population has grown over the decades, from the fact that it has taken larger and larger sized islands where we could all potentially fit on.

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ayjay:

Since the publication of my book The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, a number of people have asked me about my history as a reader: what I read when I was younger, how my reading shaped my own development, and so on. They are sometimes surprised to learn that almost all of my…

cbsfilms:

Official Beastly Trailer

androidhate:

durietz:

I’ve long said that the hardware buttons on Android phones were/are a really bad idea. Thought I’d elaborate on why, since it’s been pissing me off lately:

The back-button

Exhibit A: if I get a mention on Twitter and open up the Android Twitter app to check it out, I’m (naturally) sent…

A common complaint.