WASHINGTON — The principle that all Internet content should be treated equally as it flows through cables and pipes to consumers looks all but dead.

The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday that it would propose new rules that allow companies like Disney, Google or Netflix to pay Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon for special, faster lanes to send video and other content to their customers.

The proposed changes would affect what is known as net neutrality — the idea that no providers of legal Internet content should face discrimination in providing offerings to consumers, and that users should have equal access to see any legal content they choose.

Meanwhile, in Europe…






Who needs traffic lights? Not the drivers in Ethiopia - Video

This made me so uncomfortable.

I dont understand…

I really want want to know how this traffic system developed cause there has to be some type of rules to this

correct, there are very few street lights, and often they dont all work, so you go when the red turns off. there are even less walking signals because people just go when the cars do. to be fair, this is the largest street in the city, next to the a really popular area, so much of the city isnt this bad

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whenever people say they dont like cats because they dont happily greet you at the door i give them the stinkiest eye

(Source: stevenstelfox)








you guys should take this quiz and tell me what your results were so i can know how to most effectively love on you

this was mine:


  • 10 Words of Affirmation
  • Quality Time
  • Receiving Gifts
  • 7…

5 Words of Affirmation

9 Quality Time

7 Receiving Gifts

5 Acts of Service

4 Physical Touch

8 - Words of Affirmation

8 - Quality Time

3 - Receiving Gifts

3 - Acts of Service

8 - Physical Touch

  • 5Words of Affirmation
  • 12Quality Time
  • 0Receiving Gifts
  • 4Acts of Service
  • 9Physical Touch
  • well, that’s no surprise at all.
Pattern versus TenSoon!

fmsmdgh TenSoon by dint of more character development, though Pattern certainly has the potential to equal/surpass him.

1. Spit it into her voice mail, a little slurred and sounding like the shot whiskey you downed for courage. Feel as ashamed as you do walking into work in last night’s clothes. Wake up cringing for days, waiting for her to mention it.

2. Sigh it into her mouth, wedged in between teeth and tongues. Don’t even let your lips move when you say it, ever so lightly, into the air. Maybe it was just an exhalation of ecstasy.

3. Buy her flowers. Buy her chocolate. Buy her a teddy bear, because that’s what every romantic comedy has taught you. Take her out to a nice restaurant where neither of you feel comfortable and spend the whole night clearing your throat and tugging at your tie. Feel like your actions are more suited to a proposal than the simple confession of something you’ve always known.

4. Whisper it into her hair in the middle of the night, after you’ve counted the space between her breaths and are certain she’s asleep. Shut your eyes quickly when she shifts toward you in askance. Maybe you were just sleep whispering.

5. Blurt it out in the middle of an impromptu dance party in the kitchen, as clumsy as your two left feet. When time seems to freeze, hastily tack on “in that shirt” or “when you make your award-winning meatballs” or, if you are feeling particularly brave, “when we do this.” Resume dancing and pretend you don’t feel her eyes on you the rest of the night.

6. Write her a letter in which the amount of circumnavigating and angst could rival Mr. Darcy’s. Debate where to leave it all day – on her pillow? In her coat pocket? Throw it away in frustration, conveniently leaving it face up in the trashcan, her name scrawled on the front in your sloppy handwriting. Let her wonder if you meant it.

7. Wait until something terrible has happened and you can’t not tell her anymore. Wait until she almost gets hit by a car crossing Wabash against the light and after you are done cursing at the shit-for-brains cab drivers in this city, realize you are actually just terrified of living without her. Tell her with your hands shaking.

8. Say it deliberately, your tongue a springboard for every syllable. Over coffee, brushing your teeth side-by-side, as you turn off the light to go to sleep – it doesn’t matter where. Do not adorn it with extra words like “I think” or “I might.” Do not sigh heavily as if admitting it were a burden instead of the most joyous thing you’ve ever done. Look her in the eyes and pray, heart thumping wildly, that she will turn to you and say, “I love you too.”

8 Ways To Say I Love You By R. MCKINLEY (via shelbyisms)

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haha, thought as much. (okay but what if some sort of crossover with Jadzia AND Jasnah though)

I’ll put my money on ‘they take over the world in 5 months or less’.

Jasnah vs. Jadzia?



royai v. randallalice and princess tutu v. FMA

ggggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh JERK

if we’re talking about which I ship more probably Royai; if we’re talking about which I want to be canon more then Randel/Alice because it’d be good for them and Roy and Riza have a workign platonic partnership that’s really healthy already.

and… FMA; there’s more of it and the story is more tightly constructed.  It’s a near th ing though.


  • two songs
  • two bands
  • two actors
  • two actresses
  • two singers
  • two movies
  • two books
  • two characters
  • two tv shows
  • two ships

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Lincoln Against the Radicals | Jacobin

Aaron Bady is one of my favorite smart people, and this review is one of the reasons why. 

(via champagnecandy)




Evan Vondra (aka Ang) and I headed to the beach and did a much needed photo shoot of my Journey cosplay. We wanted mist but, it had already begun to burn off before we got into it. No matter, alas, I was running around like a proper Nomad

This cosplay took me roughly three months to make, including a one month of eight hour days of sewing. It is made from wool felt and weighs around 20 pounds. Thanks to all the cosplayers who made posts about how they put together their gear! I was able to snag some templates from: http://turnonred.tumblr.com/post/22304756914/okay-that-took-forever-im-sorry-heres-the.

Thank you thatgamecompany for making such a game.


ohhhhnooo cute! and so well made!

This is how my marine scientist boyfriend roasts people (via breadfaculty)

Háhyrningur (by raudkollur)


Háhyrningur (by raudkollur)