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Whenever anyone says consent is hard/confusing/mood-destroying..




Yeah, shush.
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In other news...  this hits me right in my 90s!!

As I told J, "This was me.  Dressed like a Goth; raved like an 8-year-old."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yArRnznVJwY
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Ugh, this hits me right in my degree.

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/03/satellite_images_show_isis_other_groups_destroying_archaeological_sites.single.html

Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it - I feel like that should be the motto of more universities.  :P
The well-publicized destruction of archaeological sites and museum exhibits by ISIS has garnered worldwide condemnation. Sites like Nineveh, Hatra, and Mosul have been the subject of concerted efforts to destroy the past—and to help goad the United States into a third ground war in northern Iraq and Syria. Recently, we...
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In December 2014, Saks Fifth Avenue responded to a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by Leyth O. Jamal, a former employee at a Saks store in Texas who claims she was harassed, then fired, for being a trans woman. Saks could have fought Jamal’s suit by insisting that her claims of...
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Oh man. Playing WoW again, and the guild did some old-world raids for kicks last night. And by "the guild" I mean "the 4 of us who were on." Finally beat Arthas, tee hee. Dendara's giving us detailed "here is where to run when [x] happens," and then we simply waste the bosses in like 10 seconds.  ^_^

Got me reminiscing, though. They have Molten Core back up to a lvl 100 40-man raid for the 10th anniversary, and there's 3-hour queues, and people getting kicked for poor gear and zero knowledge.. good times. Them kids today have no idea what raiding was like Back In The Day™, when you had to coordinate with 39 other people. 25-man raids?  Please.

With that in mind, this will never stop being hilarious:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yKqKg6DfTY
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Oh man, what have we done.. Maybe this was a bad idea, guys.  All this equality and junk could kill us all!!


http://www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2015/jun/29/same-sex-marriage-ruin-civilisation-science
Dean Burnett: Many have claimed that legalising same-sex marriage threatens civilisation. How might this occur? There are some scientific possibilities
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On Friday, the Supreme Court held that all same-sex marriage bans violate the 14th Amendment of the federal Constitution. The decision effectively brings marriage equality to every state in America. As predicted, the court split 5–4, with Justice Anthony Kennedy writing the majority opinion invalidating the bans. There is no...
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When Katarzyna Majak grew up as a Catholic in Poland, she wasn’t aware of other forms of spirituality. “The power of the Catholic Church here has always been immense,” she wrote via email. “It was only later in life when I started traveling, meeting different people that I realized how limited my...
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I saw this shared on FB, too. Totally cool (:
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I want to kidnap her, sedate her, tattoo [CITATION NEEDED] on her forehead in blue ink, then release her back into the wild.

  http://gawker.com/the-food-babe-blogger-is-full-of-shit-1694902226
Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe, has amassed a loyal following in her Food Babe Army. The recent subject of profiles and interviews in the New York Times, the New York Post and New York Magazine, Hari implores her soldiers to petition food companies to change their formulas. She's also written a bestselling book telling you that you can change your life in 21 days by "breaking free of the hidden toxins in your life." She and her army are out to chan...
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Nothing like getting called out for your own unconscious gender bias while discussing the need for greater inclusivity of women and girls in tech.  On Monday, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and acclaimed Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson were wrapping up a SXSW Interactive panel that had focused on diversity, when an audience member ...
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Thanks to +Julia M Usher and 3 days of obsessive YouTube-watching, my cookies have gained +2 Awesomeness.  ;)  I haven't maxed my skill, though - still having trouble with consistency, but practice makes perfect!

(The leaf came out really well, I was proud.)
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+Amanda M Looking great! Thanks for the shout-out and Happy New Year!
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