I hesitate to quote Dawkins sometimes, because a lot of people will instantly just shut him out before giving his words a chance. But let’s be honest, he’s definitely right sometimes (most of the time).
I’ll jump on this train because it’s one that deserves attention.
This is what rape culture looks like.
FUCK that shit. If there were a job where I could deliver a beat down to rapists every single day, I would train my ass off to bring the worst imaginable pain to them. I would do it for minimum wage.
Django Unchained - 8 Bit
Hate to be all bah humbug about St. Patrick’s Day, but I just don’t see why everyone decides that they are Irish all of the sudden. My great great great etc. grandfather was English, but I didn’t freak out over the damn diamond jubilee. I’ve never even been to England…
Any excuse to get shitfaced I suppose.
It’s hard not to marvel at the crimson glow of 1966 science.
Before the digital revolution converted complex workspaces into flat-screen monitors and unobtrusive computers, the control rooms of big experiments were the ultimate in analog awesome. Our Alternating Gradient Synchrotron—still accelerating particles here at Brookhaven after 53 years—featured just such an array of custom-built electronics.
Just look at all those knobs, dials, and oscilloscopes.