Nuggets of Joy

citylung:

orphanofearth:

"And then to treat my nation like we don’t know how to fight. We, the Lakota, who are responsible [for being] the first nation to ever militarily defeat the United States of America on the field of battle, and "Lawrence of the Plains” has to teach us how to fight??”

Russel Means on Costner’s Dances With Wolves (1990)

From the fantastic, Native-produced documentary Reel Injun 

and it is on Netflix

theolduvaigorge:

Simplified schematic of cranial morphology:

  • Top: KNM-ER 406: Paranthropus/Australopithecus boisei; OH 5: Paranthropus boisei; KNM-ER 732: Paranthropus boisei; WT 17000: Paranthropus aethiopicus; SK 48: Paranthropus robustus; KNM-ER 729: Paranthropus boisei.
  • Centre left: Jebel Qafzeh 6: most likely Levantine or African Homo sapiens; Cro-Magnon 1: Homo sapiens; Border Cave 1: Homo sapiens; Skhūl 5: most likely Homo sapiens?; Predmostí 3: Homo sapiens
  • Centre right: Shanidar 1: Homo neanderthalensis; La Ferrassie 1: Homo neanderthalensis; St.-Césaire 1: Homo neanderthalensis; La Chapelle-aux-Saints*: Homo neanderthalensis; Amud 1: Homo neanderthalensis; Gibraltar “Mons Calpe”: Homo neanderthalensis.
  • Bottom: OH 9: Homo erectus/ergaster; KNM-ER 3733: Homo erectus/ergaster; Zhoukoudian 5?: Homo erecuts; Ngandong 5: Homo erectus; Sangiran 17: Homo erectus; Zhoukoudian 12: Homo erectus.

*Which La Chapelle specimen? 

(Image Source: Jurmain, R., Kilgore, L. and Trevathan, W.A. 2009. Essentials of Physical Anthropology. Belmont: Wadsworth)

koreanmodel:

Ji Hye Park for Dolce & Gabbana F/W 14.15 Lookbook

koreanmodel:

Ji Hye Park for Dolce & Gabbana F/W 14.15 Lookbook

jackmrhughes:

WIP

dearnonacepeople:

People defend capitalism by saying that capitalism is the only system that works. Ask someone who’s homeless how capitalism is working for them or those in sweatshops or those unable to get adequate healthcare or education. Capitalism is continuing the destruction of our earth, creating economic inequality, perpetuating classism, racism, ableism, child labor, and so much more. Capitalism doesn’t work, it kills.

kavaeric:

I look up — many people feel small because they’re small and the Universe is big — but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars. There’s a level of connectivity.

That’s really what you want in life, you want to feel connected, you want to feel relevant, you want to feel like a participant in the goings on of activities and events around you.

That’s precisely what we are, just by being alive…


- Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson [ x ]

transmissionsgeekroom:

…and that’s the story of how Trish lost her left arm.

Incredible Hulk #234, April 1979
Sal Buscema, Jack Abel,
and Roger Stern

Baaahahahaha

transmissionsgeekroom:

…and that’s the story of how Trish lost her left arm.

Incredible Hulk #234, April 1979
Sal Buscema, Jack Abel,
and Roger Stern

Baaahahahaha

science-jesus:

Why do you look at the speck in your lab partner’s eye and pay no attention to the log in your own? Neither of these things should have happened. Your lab partner should have goggles on, and so should you.

archaeologicalnews:

Stonehenge has always held plenty of mystery for researchers. For starters, what was the roughly 5,000-year-old site built for? And how were the 4-8 tonne bluestones that created it transported almost 300 km from Wales?

Now the four-year Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project has revealed there…