Frozen Brains Tell No Tales

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rat-faced-cinephiles:

(9/17/13): Happy 62nd Birthday to Cassandra Peterson!

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alaska-says-hieeee:

2 fab 4 u

Is that Dee Snider?

alaska-says-hieeee:

2 fab 4 u

Is that Dee Snider?

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Sep 7
mrcaptaincook:

kinesin (a motor protein) pulling a some kind of vesicle along some kind of cytoskeletal filament
via John Liebler at Art of the Cell

mrcaptaincook:

kinesin (a motor protein) pulling a some kind of vesicle along some kind of cytoskeletal filament

via John Liebler at Art of the Cell

Sep 7

baroness-duvallon:

cr00kedfingers:

ramones365:

what are cats even trying to do

I laughed at this for far too long.

cat gifs make even the shittiest day better.

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Sep 7

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Sep 7
westboundgoingdown:

I don’t actually; I only care when those who do tell me that I should be doing it too.

westboundgoingdown:

I don’t actually; I only care when those who do tell me that I should be doing it too.

The Evolution of Genesis.

AronRa’s “lecture on the origins of Biblical fables, presented for the Secular Student Alliance in the University of North Texas at Denton on 2013/04/11.”

Fascinating and well worth the half-hour runtime.

aviculor:

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legitknits:

mcguirkthejerk:

kristinethequeen:

jimmysnowvakk:

This is what pisses me off about Tumblr. You all say you’re so accepting and you don’t want to offend anyone, but then thousands of people reblog something like this because Christians aren’t the minority. You wouldn’t want to offend a Muslim, and if this were offensive to them or another minority, there’d be so many comments about it. But everyone is completely fine with offending a non minority. “You’re not oppressed, you can’t talk!” You know what? I’m a Christian and this offends me and my faith, but nobody’s going to care about that because I’m not oppressed. Tumblr is hypocritical and that needs to stop.

Amen to the comment

Oh my precious lambs:

Examine why you are being offended. Because this is literally how a sunset works. There is not room for debate on this question. There is less room for debate on this than there is on just about any other thing. We are not reblogging because Christians aren’t the minority, dear ones. We are reblogging because after the debate a few days ago, creationists were given the opportunity to pose a question for non-creationists. One of these questions was:

"How can you explain a sunset if their is no god?" (sp.)

Questions, we assume, are posed so that someone might answer them. And yes, there is an answer of how exactly one can explain a sunset given the absence of a divine force. Now, you can certainly posit that God is the creator of all things and so all things came from him including the sun and light refraction and anthrax and kittens and famine and all that jazz.

But you don’t get to deny that THIS IS HOW A SUNSET WORKS, and of the necessary elements of this equation (Sun + Atmosphere + Angle = Sunset), God is not one of them. That’s because everything else is an observable phenomenon, and God is not. You can explain a sunset without God. You can go ahead and believe that God’s part of it all. That’s cool. Lots of people believe stuff like that, and I encourage you to delve into the ways that people make science and their faith jive. But if you are offended by being shown the basic scientific principals behind a sunset, you must be offended by damn near everything. And that seems exhausting. 

In short:

People getting butthurt over science, fucking love it.

"Stop teaching science, it offends me" 

jaclynglenn:

So this happened. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOajbANIyNU&list=UUravYcv6C0CopL2ukVzhzNw

jaclynglenn:

So this happened. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOajbANIyNU&list=UUravYcv6C0CopL2ukVzhzNw

UNIMPRESSED NEIL IS UNIMPRESSED

astrogasmic:

"But science is just theories!"

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"There’s no proof Global Warming is a man-made. The climate has changed naturally in the past!"

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"I refuse to vaccinate my children. Vaccines cause autism/contain toxic ingredients, etc."

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"If humans evolved from apes, why are there still apes?"

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"The Earth is only 4,000 years old. It says so in the bible!"

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"The Moon landings were faked!"

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