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Galileo Communications Inc. Slought. Barclay Prime at 237 S 18th St Philadelphia, PA - The Daily Meal. Privilèges du Blanc. Prezi - Be a Great Presenter. Kinja. The { } And. 10 Undiscovered Movies To Stream Right Now. Too Cool! 54 “Colorized” Photos From Last Century…The One Of Albert Einstein Will Blow You Away. Prior to the 1970s, color photography was hard to come by. These photos below have been “colorized” to help us visualize what the world that we only know as black and white looked like. It’s quite jaw-dropping to see the likes of Abraham Lincoln and Albert Einstein in living color. The world has always been a marvelous place, but these photos make it all the more incredible.

Claude Monet in 1923 Brigadier General and actor Jimmy Stewart Stewart flew 20 combat missions over Nazi-occupied Europe, and even flew one mission during Vietnam. Pablo Picasso Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939 Photo taken right after his famous retirement speech. Times Square 1947 Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963, being transported to questioning before his murder trial for the assassination of President John F. Helen Keller meeting comedian Charlie Chaplin in 1918 Girls delivering ice, 1918 Burger Flipper 1938 Winston Churchill, 1941 Albert Einstein, 1921 Madison Square Park New York City around 1900 Marilyn Monroe Samurai Training 1860 W.H. MSN Entertainment - U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2014 Best Colleges.

Washington, D.C. – Sept. 10, 2013 – U.S. News & World Report today released the Best Colleges 2014 edition, which includes rankings and data of nearly 1,800 schools nationwide. Breaking a tie with Harvard University, Princeton University claims sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Best National Universities category. Williams College once again tops the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges category. This year, U.S. News made changes to the Best Colleges ranking methodology to reflect the current state of college admissions and place more emphasis on student outcomes. High school rank – a factor that fewer high school students have on their transcripts – is used less in admissions decisions than in years past and therefore received considerably less weight. “U.S. “Since 1983, U.S. The college ranking categories are based upon the 2010 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifications.

U.S. *For the full list of rankings, visit About U.S. How do I permanently delete my account? | Facebook Help Centre. TED. Donald Sterling selling Clippers to longtime friend? A longtime friend of Donald Sterling is among the potential buyers lining up to make a bid for the Los Angeles Clippers, the New York Post reports. Billionaire Anthony Ressler is "€œgoing to aggressively go after it," a source told the Post.

Ressler, who co-founded Apollo Global Management, reportedly tried to buy the Dodgers in 2012. Sterling is turning his ownership stake in the Clippers over to his estranged wife, and she is in talks with the NBA to sell the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday. The individual, who wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the deal, said the couple reached the agreement after weeks of discussion. ''Donald Sterling is out, and there will be new owners,'' the individual told the AP. Neither Shelly Sterling nor her attorney had any comment Friday. Sterling told female friend V. Sterling has until next Tuesday to respond to the charge. ''She has no plans to sue the NBA,'' the individual told the AP.

Free Music with Neverending Playlist. Are you a jerk to people with disabilities without even knowing it? Entertainment - Peanut Butter and Jelly Recipes - Ideas for Peanut Butter Jelly. Meet Claudette, An Intersex Sex Worker From Switzerland (NSFW) This is Claudette. Claudette is a husband, a grandfather and an award-winning cyclist. She's also an intersex sex worker. "I’d rather sell my ass than my soul; it’s harder but much cleaner," she told photographer Malika Gaudin Delrieu soon after they met. Delrieu became enamored with Claudette's story, so much so that she decided to document her life in photographs. She dubbed the stunning series "La Vie en Rose.

" The images chronicle Claudette's daily life, from eyeing lingerie in a shop window to hugging Andrée, her wife of 52 years and the mother of their three children. Born with both male and female genitalia, Claudette's parents assigned her a male gender when she was born in Switzerland in 1937, when being male was a clear advantage. To fully play with the possibilities and ramifications of gender roles, Claudette turns to prostitution. "Claudette unnerves some people because she lives a happy and coherent life while denying a fundamental moral precept," Delrieu said. Undergraduate History Illustrated — Professorial Coping Strategy #1: Grading Bingo.

Entertainment - Entertainment - How to Control Your Dreams (Infographic) Love letter to white people - The Feminist Wire. By Joe Osmundson White people, I love you. I really do. Not because I am a white person myself. This is not a story of self-love, although those can be important. This proclamation is not an attempt to subvert power structures that disavow love of white bodies. No, love of white bodies and selves, that is the norm, so hidden in plain sight that it is rarely given a racial identity at all. We are so afraid of talking about race. White America, America full stop, I am trying to love you in a different way, an honest way, a way that provokes a dialog, a way that requires progressive change.

Who am I and what am I doing here? I read The Autobiography of Malcolm X embarrassingly late in life, at 28. X, it turns out, was also reading me. “I sure don’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings,” he wrote, “but in fact I’ll even go so far as to say that I never really trust the kind of white people who are always so anxious to hang around Negroes, or to hang around Negro communities.” I looked around me. Doctor Who Soundtrack Suite Vol. 2-Murray Gold. “If companies had realistic slogans, what would they be?” {Adult} Rapidresults.leadpages. How to Find Fulfilling Work. By Maria Popova “If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,” wrote Dostoevsky, “all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”

Indeed, the quest to avoid work and make a living of doing what you love is a constant conundrum of modern life. In How to Find Fulfilling Work (public library) — the latest installment in The School of Life’s wonderful series reclaiming the traditional self-help genre as intelligent, non-self-helpy, yet immensely helpful guides to modern living, which previously gave us Philippa Perry’s How to Stay Sane and Alain de Botton’s How to Think More About Sex — philosopher Roman Krznaric (remember him?)

Explores the roots of this contemporary quandary and guides us to its fruitful resolution: Never have so many people felt so unfulfilled in their career roles, and been so unsure what to do about it. Criticalhandgestures.tumblr. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Read The First Two Scenes. “Alas, poor stormtrooper, I knew ye not…” It’s not just Joss Whedon who’s trying to turn us sci-fi geeks onto the Bard at the moment with Much Ado About Nothing.

Now Star Wars is getting in on the act. The most popular film franchise in history joins the world’s most famous and well-known writer in William Shakespeare’s Star Wars® : Verily, A New Hope. Accompanied by woodcut illustrations of Chewbacca, C-3PO and Luke Skywalker (in a striking Hamlet pose), this takes the reader line by line through the script of Star Wars in true iambic pentatameters from the Bard of Avon, using the language of his plays, and making it accessible to the modern reader. Feel free to browse through the prologue and first two scenes here and on the following pages. You might also like: What If Shakespeare had written for Buffy The Vampire Slayer? Outlook - erecsmith. SGI-USA: Buddhist Association for Peace, Culture and Education, Nichiren Buddhism. Matt Smith leaving Doctor Who: The 12th doctor should be a woman.

Photo by Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images Doctor Who, like a lot of science fiction, sounds goofy from the outside. The main character is a thousand-year-old alien who can travel through space and time. He is the last of the Time Lords; the others of his kind, who lived on the planet Gallifrey, were killed in the Time War. Since then, he has traveled the universe protecting other planets and sentient species from being obliterated, and he has adopted Earth as his pet project. Laura Helmuth is Slate's science and health editor.

The Doctor is basically immortal. The 11th Doctor, Matt Smith, just announced that he is leaving the series. Each new doctor has a new personality and costume. The Doctor’s essential characteristics, the ones that show up in every reincarnation, are intelligence, courage, cleverness, adventurousness to the point of recklessness, and a sentimental affection for humans. We know it’s possible for Time Lords to switch genders when they are reincarnated. Wisconsin Town Plans To Fine And Ticket Parents Of Children Who Bully Others: Report. As part of an effort to crack down on "harassment and emotional abuse among young people," a Wisconsin town will reportedly ticket and fine parents whose children repeatedly bully others. As The Wisconsin State Journal reports, the "parent-liability" approach is part of an overall ordinance passed last month by the Monona City Council and may break fresh ground in the nationwide effort to reduce schoolyard bullying among children and teens.

Parents will reportedly be fined $114 within 90 days following a written notice about their child's bullying; the fine will increase to $177 for each repeated instance of bullying within a year of the first violation. Bullying is defined as “an intentional course of conduct which is reasonably likely to intimidate, emotionally abuse, slander, threaten or intimidate another person and which serves no legitimate purpose" In the ordinance, according to the Green Bay Press Gazette. Cloud Reader. Mermaids aren’t real: Animal Planet’s fake documentaries misrepresent ocean life. Chart: Almost Every Obama Conspiracy Theory Ever. Barack Obama's presidency has been an inspiration to many Americans—especially nutjobs. Ever since the first-black-president-to-be appeared on the national political stage, a cottage industry of conservative conspiracy theorists has churned out bizarro, paranoid, and just plain racist effluvia—some of which has trickled into the political mainstream.

Below, we've charted some of the Obama-baiters best (i.e., worst) work. (Scroll down for more detailed descriptions of the conspiracy theories in the diagram.) The Conspiracy Theories Disclaimer: It should go without saying that none of these are true. Obama is a secret Muslim: This one began right after he took the stage at the 2004 Democratic convention, with chain emails alleging his "true" religious affiliation. Steve Brodner Obama is in the pocket of the Muslim Brotherhood: Billy Graham's son Franklin wants you to know that Obama is allowing the Muslim Brotherhood to take over the federal government. Steve Brodner Steve Brodner. 31 Signs You've Been A Teacher Too Long. Someone Animated Patton Oswalt's Epic Star Wars/Avengers Mashup Rant. Mark Knopfler - What It Is + lyrics. 8 TV Episodes That Qualify As Psychological Warfare. The final episode of Black Adder Goes Forth is possibly the most depressing episode of anything ever.

(and yes, I hate you and myself just enough to post the clip) Though, when it comes to episodes of television that leave you whimpering on the floor and curled up into a fetal position, the season 2 finale of Millennium, The Time Is Now, takes the cake. For some reason (probably the overly litigious lawyers at FOX) I can't find a clip of the final sequence anywhere, but the entire episode is pretty much Frank Black finding out that the shadowy Millennium Group he's been working for all these years have bio-engineered a weaponized form of ebola/bird flu and secretly inoculated only their own members, in an attempt to bring about the apocalypse. Frank's boss dies giving him a spare phial of vaccine, and Frank, his wife and his daughter flee to a remote cabin in the woods to try to ride out the end of the world.

And that's how the series ends. When Too Few Minorities Are Too Many - The Conversation. As a nation, we have no shortage of opinions about race-based affirmative action. This spring The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by a high-school student wondering if she had been rejected by the Ivy League because “I offer about as much diversity as a saltine cracker.” More than 1,200 readers commented. By the end of the week, she had been invited to appear on the Today show.

As I write, we await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. Whatever the court decides in those cases, it’s clear that at some point, our national debate over race and affirmative action shifted from a primary concern over when and how colleges might use the policies to help students overcome past and present economic, social, and cultural barriers to a belief that such policies should be used only if they don’t keep middle-class white students from attending the college of their choice.

A few moments later, the back door opened, and someone threw some unbagged groceries in the back seat. A few things you shouldn't say to a childless woman. Not all women can have babies or want to have babies. Photo: Kylie Pickett There are two words for the woman who reached over the table, grabbed my hand and in a consolatory tone announced, ''It's a tragedy you never got around to having children.

It's the most wonderful thing a woman can do.'' Those words are ''shut'' and ''up'' (the printable response) or, more charitably, ''think'' and ''first''. Because it doesn't take Freud to work out this statement was patronising, assumptive and just plain insensitive. The would-be Buddhist in me told me these were her issues. But I still wanted to thump her. Advertisement Most of the childless women I know do find peace with their circumstances, even if it takes some time. I believe children are a gift and not a given in life, and those who receive should be grateful.

A guised compliment does not a sympathetic or empathetic person make. A friend of mine who is a well-known celebrity understands this. 12 Things Famous Authors Absolutely Hated. Slow motion owl flight on MSN Video. Slow motion cat time on MSN Video. A Radical Anthropologist Finds Himself in Academic 'Exile' - Faculty. Qallunology 101: A Lesson Plan for the Non-Indigenous.

Cease to do evil, then learn to do good By Derek Rasmussen (thanks to Dru Oja Jay for editing help) Indigenous people are at the front lines of some of the largest environmental battles of the current era, from tar sands in Alberta to rainforests in the Amazon. Naturally, some non-Indigenous people want to help out.

The well-intentioned and progressive point of view seems often to be, “we need to understand Indigenous cultures better, and help them in their struggle.” But before we set out to help Indigenous people, maybe we should stop hurting them in the first place? The first step—”ceasing to do evil”—is understanding what one is currently doing. The Inuit word for Euro-Americans is Qallunaat. That said, Inuit see behaviour rather than skin colour as the main indicator of Qallunaat status. One thing Inuit have noticed is that Qallunaat are obsessed with “rescuing” people.

What do they stand to lose? 50 million Indigenous Europeans left—not just their countries, but their continent. Louis C.K.: I'm an Accidental White Person. From The Complete Guide to the Care and Training of the Writer in Your Life. How do I prepare my home for a writer? Understanding how a writer thinks will help make his or her transition to your home a smooth one. During the introductory period, do not engage in training.

Instead, show your writer that you are trustworthy and there to provide him or her with a safe, loving environment. Designate a warm, cozy area of your home as a “studio.” Your writer will appreciate a couch and blankets or other soft bedding material. Keep in mind that your writer may not write right away. Never shout at your writer. How do I introduce my writer to a baby? The arrival of a baby can be a joyous experience for the entire family. What can I expect of my writer? Remember that at any given moment your writer could produce something brilliant, transcendent, revolutionary, or just really deep. Where did my writer come from? Your writer’s origins can be traced back to a small hairless rodent of the Miocene epoch.

Was that you? Being White in Philly | Philadelphia magazine. Marriages Are Falling Apart Because Women Be Drinking. How to Deal with Negativity, Assholes, and Discouragement. The Ted-O-Matic! How to Generate Your Own, Faux-Profound TED Talk. The 60 Best Signs Against DOMA And Prop 8 At The Supreme Court. Public Stand Against SFSU Sexuality Studies MA Program - Virgie Tovar: Body Image Expert & Coach. When Therapists Envy Their Patients. Freedmen's Bureau Records: Help for Finding Black Ancestors. Sex-Positive Racism: Holding Alt Communities Accountable. Entertainment - 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person. Home | The Doors. Meet @CharlesBivona: A Poet Saved By Social Media. 17 Essays by Female Writers That Everyone Should Read. Mary Is My Homegirl. I’m an English Professor In a Movie. Owldolatrous Gay LGBT Arts and Ideas Portal. 8 math talks to blow your mind.