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queenazherspitsfire:

thelonelyscarecrow:

castiels-time-traveler:

nintendocanada:

mapsontheweb:

Map of the World by Natural Skin Color

i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening

actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d. 

THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.


I just want an explanation to our hair
Jul 29, 2014 / 359,525 notes

queenazherspitsfire:

thelonelyscarecrow:

castiels-time-traveler:

nintendocanada:

mapsontheweb:

Map of the World by Natural Skin Color

i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening

actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d. 

THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.

Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.

I just want an explanation to our hair

architizer:

Inflatable concrete homes could be affordable housing’s newest hope. Read more.
Jul 29, 2014 / 92 notes

architizer:

Inflatable concrete homes could be affordable housing’s newest hope. Read more.

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pipedreams- said: can you let your followers know i'm selling two fantastic tickets to the 8/5 show?

thequeenbey:

^^^

Jul 29, 2014 / 298 notes

mariella-angela:

MARIELLA ANGELA ART GIVEAWAY

A giveaway/contest is overdue, don’t you think? For the next couple of weeks I will be going on a hiatus while I hide in the cave prepping for my next show. So while I’m gone, let’s do this giveaway.

1st Prize (instagram): An original oil painting. Once the winner is chosen I will contact you & discuss what you want painted.

2nd + 3rd Prize (instagram + tumblr): 18x24 print of the winners choice

How to win? Super simple, actually.

Tumblr: Follow mariella-angela & reblog/like this post. Reblogging multiple times won’t increase your chance of winning.

Instagram: Follow @itsmariel & post your favorite painting. Be sure to tag me in the picture + #mariellaangela so I’ll be able to see them. Make sure your page is on public.

You can dig through my feeds or just check the gallery on mariellaangela.com — These paintings are actually my moms favorite pieces. Homegirl is both my momager & #1 fan, with that said SHE will be choosing the winners. So I’d be careful about language HAHAH call her pretty. That’ll probably help.. maybe. Winners will be announced August 15. Good luck, love you guys. Thank you for the unbelievable support!

thefashionbubble:

Lais Ribeiro at Jean Paul Gaultier Fall/Winter 2014.
Jul 29, 2014 / 7,975 notes

thefashionbubble:

Lais Ribeiro at Jean Paul Gaultier Fall/Winter 2014.

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lyvbienaime:

An old pic of my #daughter. She makes friends everywhere she goes. #AfroKids #AfroGeneration #Afro #Kids
Jul 29, 2014 / 313 notes

lyvbienaime:

An old pic of my #daughter. She makes friends everywhere she goes. #AfroKids #AfroGeneration #Afro #Kids

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yearningforunity:

Family who has just come back from a funeral.
June 1941. Greene County, Georgia. 
Jul 29, 2014 / 179 notes

yearningforunity:

Family who has just come back from a funeral.

June 1941. Greene County, Georgia. 

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Jul 29, 2014 / 9,314 notes
evelyndragan:

January 19th, 2014
Birthday Flowers
Jul 29, 2014 / 3,929 notes

evelyndragan:

January 19th, 2014

Birthday Flowers

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Jul 29, 2014 / 8,214 notes

brownglucose:

makeupartistsmeet:

Awesomeness! What do you think?

Repost via @cry_baby84

#Makeup #Beauty #MakeupArtists 

Yes and yes

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joshuawoods:

Ami FW 2014 (Model Adonis Bosso)
Jul 29, 2014 / 4,430 notes

joshuawoods:

Ami FW 2014 (Model Adonis Bosso)

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paithyam:

Chennai Pride, India.
Jul 29, 2014 / 3,701 notes

paithyam:

Chennai Pride, India.

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witchywomanx:

fantastic-nonsense:

chicketycheckyourprivilege:

militantweasel:

hauntedmarch:

itsthatawesomeperson:

when will america learn….

We won’t learn, because our education system sucks

Instead of treating kids like machines in a factory, being created into obedient workers. It looks like in Finland they’re treated like actual humans.

it’s also because all teachers there have masters’ degrees, and teaching is seen as a prestigious profession like medicine or law.

What’s actually wrong with American schools is not that they’re not like Finnish schools.
What’s wrong with American schools is that they’re an outdated relic of the early 20th century, where the object was to train a child to have the mindset required to work in a factory job long hours of the day, as at the time that mandatory public school was instituted, that was the main expectation of children.
As the industrial age faded and the US entered the era of private sector jobs, the education system failed to reflect that change, and they’re still training us to have the mindset for an industrial job, not a job in today’s job market.
The problem with American schools is not that they’re not like Finnish schools.
The problem with American schools is that they’re preparing us for jobs that no longer exist.

That bold text.. 😔
Jul 29, 2014 / 211,004 notes

witchywomanx:

fantastic-nonsense:

chicketycheckyourprivilege:

militantweasel:

hauntedmarch:

itsthatawesomeperson:

when will america learn….

We won’t learn, because our education system sucks

Instead of treating kids like machines in a factory, being created into obedient workers. It looks like in Finland they’re treated like actual humans.

it’s also because all teachers there have masters’ degrees, and teaching is seen as a prestigious profession like medicine or law.

What’s actually wrong with American schools is not that they’re not like Finnish schools.

What’s wrong with American schools is that they’re an outdated relic of the early 20th century, where the object was to train a child to have the mindset required to work in a factory job long hours of the day, as at the time that mandatory public school was instituted, that was the main expectation of children.

As the industrial age faded and the US entered the era of private sector jobs, the education system failed to reflect that change, and they’re still training us to have the mindset for an industrial job, not a job in today’s job market.

The problem with American schools is not that they’re not like Finnish schools.

The problem with American schools is that they’re preparing us for jobs that no longer exist.

That bold text.. 😔

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