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voryn-dagoth:

maoistvaporwave:

werebike:

Argonians’ genders are sometimes referred to as life-phases, implying they may be able to change gender

no argonian is cis

voryn-dagoth 

B-)

So, hypothetically… if I could take a bunch of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and read books at Barnes and Noble all day… and then be able to display my knowledge and understanding of the subject on an equal, if not higher, level than a college student… then, hypothetically… why is everyone paying for college again?

(Answer: Because a college degree isn’t about education, it’s a class marker. If we cared about everyone being educated, we would accredit free online courses and allow people to achieve intellectual growth and success without going into debt. But that’s not what college is for. I mean, yeah in college you can travel and learn from amazing professors and start your own anything and have access to facilities and resources and money, yeah, college is all that. And I’m not discrediting anyone who loves college but… college, at the end of the day is a business. College is just one more big way to perpetuate the system. But I say f**k the system, man.) #FreeEducationForAll #LearnRadically

Vanessa Newman (Washington, DC) - haikuology.tumblr.com

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Shadow of Morrowind

This video is showcasing a different Morrowind mod, one that is set in the fourth era, after the Red Mountain eruption. Perhaps one of the coolest things about this mod is that it is connected to the Solstheim worldspace from the Dragonborn DLC. This mod is obviously in very early stages - it is currently a large open land which full of barren wastelands and festering swamps. But it will eventually be full of creatures, quests and NPCs. This mod is an ongoing project designed to recreate Morrowind in a lore-friendly way.

For more information, go to the nexus page:http://www.nexusmods.com/skyrim/mods/… and the team’s website: http://shadowofmorrowind.co.nf/ 

These people need help! They have very few people working on this and look at what they’ve already accomplished! So please, if you have any expertise, help these people out!

Comics has an outrage problem.

4thletter! » Blog Archive » Beyond Outrage

I spent some time in LA over 4th of July weekend getting my west coast on. I came back to the world on Monday after a great weekend, only to find that the comics internet had melted down over an ill-conceived hashtag and was busy stomping up and down on the heads of people who were no threat to them.

This isn’t about that, or the hashtag. It’s about all the other times comics has faced controversy and replied with scorn.

The short version is “you don’t have to like it, but please respect it.” The long version is through the link. Comments are off until I get back from lunch, but hopefully you get something out of this.

Sometimes I’m spinning my wheels on a feeling or thought for weeks, and then David Brothers drops something new and I’m just like “…. oh.”

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seriouscoin:

this is creepy as fuck holy shit

(Source: simulatedcity)

just sent jock halberslam a love letter via fb message!! <3

nepantlanotions:

nepantlanotions:

And it goes like this:

We met only once. You were conducting the evaluation survey, along with other people, for the GWS department at UCB. I made a valid and certainly important point on how the violent atmosphere of the classroom setting was taking…

People who go “both countries are at fault”

pax-arabica:

What they think they sound like:

“I’m so rational. The truth is somewhere in the middle, they’re both wrong. I’m so nuanced and enlightened with my views.”

What they actually sound like:

“History and context are things that do not exist to me. In whatever dimension I exist in, I believe that there is an equivalence between an advanced occupying army that is notorious for war crimes, and an occupied brutalized population.”

kitty-maru:

sillylady-bjds:

tommyjoker:

Ball-jointed Dragons by Cuarto~

I want one of these~

Oh no, I want one!

On Trigger Warnings and the Myth of Community

labrujamorgan:

Recently, trans bro Jack Halberstam wrote an article called You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma. It is rife with crappy Monty Python references and historical inaccuracies. The main thrust of the article is that trigger warnings used by…

senjukannon:

dangerbabegang:

thecrustychicano:


GAZA UNDER ATTACK NOW.

192 notes?

important world update:
Gaza + Palestine are under attack by Israel, death toll currently at 27 :(
This has been a long and destructive period between Israel + Palestine. If anyone has any reliable sources to learn more about what’s going on at this current moment, please let me know

Goddammit.
The Guardian: Israel pounds Gaza with air and naval strikes in move against Hamas
Al Jazeera: Israel steps up deadly Gaza Strip offensive; at least 27 dead, 130 wounded
New York Times: Israel and Hamas Trade Attacks as Tension Rises
RTE News: Israel launches major offensive against Hamas
BBC: Israel ‘ready for escalation’ of Gaza conflict

senjukannon:

dangerbabegang:

thecrustychicano:

GAZA UNDER ATTACK NOW.

192 notes?

important world update:

Gaza + Palestine are under attack by Israel, death toll currently at 27 :(

This has been a long and destructive period between Israel + Palestine. If anyone has any reliable sources to learn more about what’s going on at this current moment, please let me know

Goddammit.

(Source: thefallenverses)

medievalpoc:

Fiction Week!

Dicebox (Review)

by Jenn Manley Lee

Dicebox is different.

Now, a lot of people say that about a lot of things, but in this case, I swear to you I haven’t read anything I can say is like Dicebox. Sure, it’s definitely a Space Opera. It’s definitely a comic. But it reads like your life.

I picked up a print copy of Dicebox Book 1: Wander, about a year ago, and I must admit it was on a lark. It’s available online as well. And I have to recommend it; the book is a fat 314-page graphic novel and is quite high quality. The art is lovely, the text is readable and the story…well. The story is interesting in an unusual way.

Although the story’s setting is  fascinating exercise in world-building, the plot revolves entirely around the characters and their relationships, their daily activities, and their hopes and fears in an almost claustrophobic way. It’s been called “slice-of-life” in a space opera setting, and I’d have to agree with that on one level, but at times it devolves into feeling like you’re sitting with a group of people who love to gossip about their mutual friends that you’ve never met. But if you can keep up with the social environment and the conversational storytelling style, you can and will get caught up in a very detailed world and the lives of Molly Robbins, a migrant factory worker, and her partner, Griffin Stoyka, who just can’t seem to outrun her past or her own penchant for drama.

The interpersonal world of Dicebox has room for all kinds of people, relationships, genders, races, cultures, and dynamics. In some ways the social complexity can overshadow the characters themselves, but there is so much to explore that re-reading is extremely rewarding. There is also a lot of sex and spaceships, which is also nice. There’s tongue-in-cheek (AHEM) humor, smartassery, narrow escapes, snide comments, and lots of snark, bawdy jokes, and the facial expressions alone make Dicebox worth it for me.

This comic entitled “A Concise Summary” by Erika Moen is a fairly accurate  description of what you’ll be getting yourself into with Dicebox.

Dicebox official site

Jenn Manley Lee official site

White apolitical people bother me…

indiexss:

like yeah you’re “not interested” in politics because the politico-social paradigm that exists works to your advantage, you afforded the right to not be politicized. 

queenspritzee:

quilladin:

vallhala:

THE OFFICIAL ART IS FUCKING GORGEOUS

Where is everyone findin this studf

Yo’, heads up for people curious. This art and the official new Hoenn map were both illustrated by the Pokemon TCG artist Kawaguchi Yoohei, who illustrates under the nickname ‘kawayoo’.
Their style is SUPER distinct so I spotted it right off the bat very excitedly!
They have a personal website here and a pixiv here, and you can also see an extensive list of Pokemon cards illustrated by them here!
You can also see the new Hoenn map from the press kit here, and this artwork in full HD here (it’s about 10MB just forewarning y’all.) 

queenspritzee:

quilladin:

vallhala:

THE OFFICIAL ART IS FUCKING GORGEOUS

Where is everyone findin this studf

Yo’, heads up for people curious. This art and the official new Hoenn map were both illustrated by the Pokemon TCG artist Kawaguchi Yoohei, who illustrates under the nickname ‘kawayoo’.

Their style is SUPER distinct so I spotted it right off the bat very excitedly!

They have a personal website here and a pixiv here, and you can also see an extensive list of Pokemon cards illustrated by them here!

You can also see the new Hoenn map from the press kit here, and this artwork in full HD here (it’s about 10MB just forewarning y’all.) 

almanac-of-misc:

joiuu:

Today I was feeling especially shitty about gender binary, and how it’s acceptable to be androgynous only if you’re young, thin and pretty. I hear people talking shit about old “men” who wear makeup and “look ridiculous”, and I feel like they’re talking about me because one day I’ll be old and wrinkly and maybe finally brave enough to wear whatever the fuck I want. So I doodled these to cheer myself up, as a kind of a “fuck you” to assholes and a “love you” to fellow genderqueer people. Let’s grow old together and be awesome. <3

hell yeah hell fucking yeah

70sscifiart:

Sci-fi cities.

Artists in order: Tim White, Angus McKie, John Harris, Max Bertolini, Roger Dean, Mike Hinge, Bruce Pennington, Mikio Okamoto, and Tim White again.