latenitelevision:

classicethnichistoricalvibez:

In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry when she graduated from Columbia University. A trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, Dr. Daly researched the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease. #WomenInSTEM (Photo courtesy of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, D. Samuel Gottesman Library Archives)
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latenitelevision:

classicethnichistoricalvibez:

In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry when she graduated from Columbia University. A trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, Dr. Daly researched the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease. #WomenInSTEM (Photo courtesy of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, D. Samuel Gottesman Library Archives)

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DC: Wonder Woman is too difficult to find a movie audience for-
Marvel: YO YOU LIKE BLACK WIDOW? HERE SHE IS IN THE NEXT CAPTAIN AMERICA MOVIE WITH A TON OF SCREENTIME AND MAJOR ASSKICKING SKILLS
DC: We can't allow the lesbians in Batwoman to get married in the comic, sorry.
Marvel: HEY GUESS WHAT WE'RE GONNA FEATURE A GAY WEDDING ON THE COVER OF AN X-MEN ISSUE
DC: The new direction for storytelling needs to be dark, gritty, mature and cynical.
Marvel: DUDE CHECK IT OUT LOKI GOES SPEED DATING IS THAT NOT THE BEST SHIT EVER
DC: After years of rumors, the Superman/Batman movie is finally coming, but with a new actor and suit for Batman and MAYBE a cameo from Wonder Woman.
Marvel: PHASE 2 MOTHERFUCKERS EVERYONE IS IN EVERYONE'S MOVIE AND THERE AIN'T NO STOPPIN US NOW
DC: We can try to add maybe one or two 'people of color' to our lineup...maybe...
Marvel: NEW MS MARVEL THAT'S MUSLIM AMERICAN, BITCHES.
DC: We feel no problem with Batman's vengeful personality being like wet cardboard.
Marvel: NEW LATINA GHOST RIDER WHO SEEKS VENGEANCE WHILE TAKING HIS AWEET LIL BRO FOR ICE CREAM
DC: We can't mention any superhero titles in our movies, that's ridiculous.
Marvel: FUCK YEAH YOU WANT A RACOON VOICED BY BRADLEY COOPER WITH A GIANT GUN? YOU WANT VIN DIESEL PLAYING A TREE? AMY FUCKING POND PLAYING A SEXY BALD SPACE PIRATE? HERE YOU FUCKERS GO
DC: Our fanbase is mostly white males, I'm sure our focus is-
Marvel: NEW SHE HULK LINE WHERE SHE GOES TO COURT THEN SAVES NEW YORK
DC: Wait-
Marvel: NEW FEMALE THOR
DC: I didn't-
Marvel: NEW BLACK CAPTAIN AMERICA
Marvel: TAKE ALL THIS COOL SHIT MARVEL BE OUTIE
Marvel: PEACE

readingaroundthemovies:

littlefuckinglesbian:

trilllice:

runwild-love:

I’ve been waiting for this gif set

the way this fucking guy is bouncing you know he believes this so im taking this to heart today

I adore him.

I feel beautiful now it won’t last but just for this short time I feel it

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dickprincess:

didymium:

Wendy Carlos:
Was a musical prodigy who started piano lessons at six and had composed her first classical work at age ten
Built her own computer at age 14 in 1953, before most people knew what a computer was, and won a scholarship for it
Helped Dr. Robert Moog work on his earlier synthesizers, providing technical assistance and convincing him to give the Moog synthesizer touch sensitivity
Her breakthrough album, Switched on Bach, won four Grammy awards, started a craze for synthesized music, and remained on the Billboard Classical Album top 200 chart for over a year
Composed music for the movies A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and the original Tron 
Collaborated with “Weird Al” Yankovich on a parody of Peter and the Wolf centred around the importance of oral hygeine
In case this wasn’t enough, she is also an accomplished solar eclipse photographer
Bonus kitty:

All info from her wiki page and website

You forgot “Is a trans woman”.

dickprincess:

didymium:

Wendy Carlos:

  • Was a musical prodigy who started piano lessons at six and had composed her first classical work at age ten
  • Built her own computer at age 14 in 1953, before most people knew what a computer was, and won a scholarship for it
  • Helped Dr. Robert Moog work on his earlier synthesizers, providing technical assistance and convincing him to give the Moog synthesizer touch sensitivity
  • Her breakthrough album, Switched on Bach, won four Grammy awards, started a craze for synthesized music, and remained on the Billboard Classical Album top 200 chart for over a year
  • Composed music for the movies A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and the original Tron 
  • Collaborated with “Weird Al” Yankovich on a parody of Peter and the Wolf centred around the importance of oral hygeine
  • In case this wasn’t enough, she is also an accomplished solar eclipse photographer

Bonus kitty:

All info from her wiki page and website

You forgot “Is a trans woman”.

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amnhnyc:

Happy birthday to Vera Rubin! The pioneering astronomer turns 86 today. 

Learn about her career and contribution to the discovery of dark matter in this profile, and in our Dark Matter explainer video

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On the topic of vaccines:

remissionmission:

While most of you have the privilege of being able to fight off some diseases you could get vaccinated for, many people have compromised or weakened immune systems. By opting to not get your children vaccinated, you are putting those who actually cannot get vaccines in danger. If you have the physical capability, do it. It does not cause autism. It causes an increased likelihood of health. Which, idk, sounds like a pretty good idea to me.

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ttthhhooorrriiinnn:

elronds-eyebrows:

dragonriderofberk:

forficwritersbyficwriters:

amandaonwriting:

Cheat Sheets for Writing Body Language

We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it’s easier said than written. I decided to create these cheat sheets to help you show a character’s state of mind. Obviously, a character may exhibit a number of these behaviours. For example, he may be shocked and angry, or shocked and happy. Use these combinations as needed.

by Amanda Patterson

You guys, this is such a great chart especially for budding writers. Sometimes it’s more effective to show a character being bored or excited or shocked without explicitly saying so.

Where had this been all my life?

This isn’t just useful for writing, this is an absolute lifesaver for people with Asperger’s syndrome and other disorders

I needed this.

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The  New Yorker Stories You Should Read Before the Paywall Goes Up

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ratpoet:

 when you say “nonbinary identities don’t exist BECAUSE SCIENCE”

all you’re telling me is that you don’t know what science is

science is a systematic attempt to describe the world. science does not define the world

if you were to go up to a scientist and say “there are things that exist in the word that science does has not yet adequately described, or described at all” 

the scientist would be like “yeah i know, that’s why i still have a job”

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So it’s one month until move in and I’m kind of pinging back and forth between excitement and nerves.

Rambling and to-do list for my own sake under the cut. Carry on. 

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