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junket:

Made this for my mom’s friend to encourage her to keep “Kicking Cancer’s Ass” 

I’m sorry if I’m mistaken, but seeing as the ribbon’s pink I’m assuming this is for breast cancer?

In which case holy shit this is so much better than the save the boobies shit that’s currently being used. What I wouldn’t give to have that replaced with something like this.

This is indeed for Breast Cancer! My mom’s friend is about to undergo a  double mastectomy, so my mom asked me to create something she could put on a t-shirt with the saying “kicking cancer’s ass.” Her friend has been signing the e-mail updates to her friends with that phrase. 

THIS IS AWESOME <3

And this is a seriously lovely thing for your mom to do for her friend right here :)

How do I get a shirt?

I would love to get one of these as a shirt as well! :)

The only person I personally know who has been affected by (in fact died because of) breast cancer is a man, and so I’ve always been a bit uncomfortable about the “save the tits” breast cancer stuff because it makes male victims invisible. This on the other hand, is awesome. 

KCA has been trademarked and I am in the process of printing T-shirts, V necks, and Decals!! A website will be set up shortly - I’m speaking with a local design company to ensure the product is quality, and I’m talking with various Breast Cancer Foundations so that a portion of sales will be donated to a reliable charity. Thank you so much for the overwhelming support this design has received!! 

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animalsandtrees:

"When Cynthia Koenig, a young social entrepreneur from New York, learned that millions of girls and women around the world spend hours each day collecting water from distant sources, she decided to create a new way to help people in poor communities transport water and it’s called the WaterWheel. Koenig’s WaterWheel allows people to roll water in a 50-liter container versus carrying it in 5 gallon (19 liter) jugs. Koenig estimates that the WaterWheel can save women 35 hours per week in water transport time, as well as prevent the physical strain that comes from balancing 40 pounds of water on top of their heads for hours each day. 

Every day around the world, over 200 million hours are spent each day fetching water, often from water sources miles from home, and this task usually falls to women and girls. By freeing up valuable time, the WaterWheel allows women to spend time on income-generating activities that can help pull her family out of poverty. The time savings also means that there is a greater likelihood that girls will be allowed to stay in school, further reducing the rate of intergenerational poverty. 

After receiving a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada prize to develop the WaterWheel, Koenig founded a social enterprise company, Wello. The company is in an early stage of development and has been piloting the WaterWheel in rural communities in India. Koenig also plans on continuing to make the WaterWheel itself more useful by adding in filtration, drip irrigation kits, even a cell phone charger that uses the rotation of the wheel to charge the battery of the cell phone and give people more access to essentials like communication and education. 

To learn more about this invention and its potential to transform the lives of many girls and women around the world, check out Koenig’s TED talk and you can read a recent article in The Guardian about her venture. To learn more about how to support her work, visit Wello’s website.”

For a wonderful book about more female innovators and inventors throughout history, check out “Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women” for readers 8 to 13.

To help children and teens better understand the challenges many children around the world face in order to go to school, check out the blog post, “Honoring Malala: Mighty Girl Books on Children’s Fight for Education,” showcasing our top books for young readers on children’s educational access issues.

A Mighty Girl also has a section highlighting stories that feature poverty and hardship as a significant theme. Such stories provide opportunities for parents to discuss these topics with their children while also helping to foster children’s empathy for people living in difficult circumstances. Learn more here.”

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cjwho:

102-Year-Old Abandoned Ship is a Floating Forest / Image by Andy Brill

The SS Ayrfield is one of many decommissioned ships in the Homebush Bay, just west of Sydney, but what separates it from the other stranded vessels is the incredible foliage that adorns the rusted hull. The beautiful spectacle, also referred to as The Floating Forest, adds a bit of life to the area, which happens to be a sort of ship graveyard.

beatsandblades:

Alaskan Tribe Starts Video Game Studio

They could have put their money into more traditional businesses, like a funeral home or a dry cleaner or real estate development. Instead, the Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska chose to fund a video games company. They say it’s the first one in the United States owned by indigenous people.

Upper One Games announced its founding this week at the Games For Change Festival in New York. USA Today reports that it will partner with E-Media, a New York-based company founded by a former Activision executive, to release two titles next year. (A screenshot of one is above). The tribe’s president said they looked to video games, instead of other investments, because they wanted to connect their efforts to their youth.

One title, which is planned for a commercial release, will be based on traditional Alaska stories, though subsequent efforts will explore other cultures as well. As for the studio’s name, Upper One is a play on Lower 48, the term by which Alaskans commonly refer to the contiguous United States.

This is freakin’ awesome!! :D

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artistic-therapist:

by emia1227

i dont watch madoka but this is the coolest shit

chirart:

jhameia:

Cover of Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” on the koto and shakuhachi by Team Kozan 

that shakuhachi player is really rocking it

there’s nothing I don’t love about this

sushinfood:

shot-ass:

Rhydra requested by pixelslender

I may or may not continue to do pokefusion requests

i want this pokemon right fucking now 

right fucking now

thatscienceguy:

Long exposure picture of a Lightning Bolt hitting a Tree!

The Sufferer’s Final Sermon

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The Sufferer’s Final Sermon - Justin Briner

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Hello Justin, let me introduce myself.

I’m Alex and I’m here to ruin your Christmas.

Here, I present you with my failed art as a gesture of admiration. I just hope I managed to do your beautiful clip justice ;v;

Also, tribute to Xamag’s music picture style. Gotta love those things <3

Cheers and Happy Holidays ^¬^

This is… amazing… wow, thank you so much for doing this, it’s incredible!!

It’s a Christmas miracle…!

yj-lover:

makorrashenanigans:

lanie-bo:

You guys, THEY’RE PAINTING WITH THE COLORS OF THE WIND.

CLOSEST THING TO RL BENDING.

The human race is one step closer to bending the elements

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alexob:

AmoeBAND became a 2012 IDEA Award Finalist by innovating every possible aspect of the plaster (band aid).

The design revisions were:  

- Strategic cut-outs shape to fit fingers in such a way that it is easy to bend them and not disrupt the bandage.

- An intelligent dressing material allows you to regularly check wounds from the outside, without upsetting the healing process.“According to research, the when an infection of a wound is detected, the pH value is between 6.5 and 8.5. AmoeBAND’s indicator cross turns purple, alerting the user needs to change it immediately.

- Since the bandage material used exudes a leather-like feel, availability in different skin-tones helps it blend in, without overly highlighting the injury.

- The packaging has been redesigned to a matchbox style and includes Braille instructions.

Hat tip to designers Tay Pek-Khai, Hsu Hao-Ming, Tsai Cheng-Yu, Chen Kuei-Yuan, Chen Yi-Ting, Lai Jen-Hao, Ho Chia-Ying, Chen Ying-shan, Weng Yu-Ching, and Chung Kuo-Ting

it’s always funny when people improve on something and you look at the innovations and it’s like so fucking obvious what needed to be changed, but yet no one seemingly thought of it until then, yourself included

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disneymoviefacts:

Human Scar Cosplay

SCREAMING

Ohhh

i was not ready for this *A*

ahhhh gijinka+Disney+cosplay+character makeup, all these things I love and really well done!

humanized scar that isn’t a pasty white bishonen

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oh.

Can we just applaud the facial expression, hair and makeup? Jesus fucking Christ, talk about effort

Now with hyenas!

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adailyriot:

Seattle’s vision of an urban food oasis is going forward. A seven-acre plot of land in the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood will be planted with hundreds of different kinds of edibles: walnut and chestnut trees; blueberry and raspberry bushes; fruit trees, including apples and pears; exotics like pineapple, yuzu citrus, guava, persimmons, honeyberries, and lingonberries; herbs; and more. All will be available for public plucking to anyone who wanders into the city’s first food forest.

“This is totally innovative, and has never been done before in a public park,” Margarett Harrison, lead landscape architect for the Beacon Food Forest project, tells TakePart. Harrison is working on construction and permit drawings now and expects to break ground this summer.

Friends of the Food Forest undertook heroic outreach efforts to secure neighborhood support. The team mailed over 6,000 postcards in five different languages, tabled at events and fairs, and posted fliers,” writes Robert Mellinger for Crosscut.

Neighborhood input was so valued by the organizers, they even used translators to help Chinese residents have a voice in the planning.

So just who gets to harvest all that low-hanging fruit when the time comes?

“Anyone and everyone,” says Harrison. “There was major discussion about it. People worried, ‘What if someone comes and takes all the blueberries?’ That could very well happen, but maybe someone needed those blueberries. We look at it this way—if we have none at the end of blueberry season, then it means we’re successful.”