Just Elizabeth.

Blog description: Random blend of – world views / science / art / humor / etc

I twittered about this earlier, but sometimes it feels as though talking about misogyny in this industry is like dealing with Groundhog Day: there seems to be a continuous reset, a collective male amnesia around the issue. As if, when a woman speaks out, it’s for the first time and everyone is shocked. Just shocked, I tell you. Sexism exists? OH MY GOD.

—Veteran writer Marjorie Liu on sexual harassment/misogny in the comics industry—and the collective amnesia that hits much of the industry every time the topic ever gets broached. (via robot6)

(via wilwheaton)

bobbycaputo:

Satellite Images Show the Earth’s Beauty in Intricate Detail

Taken by a collection of three satellites orbiting Earth — Landsat 7ASTER, and MODIS — the images above and below are part of an incredible collection of photos that were captured from space purely for their aesthetic beauty, rather than the usual scientific reasoning.

The “Earth as Art” collection offers a view of our world few ever see, capturing the intricate details of Earth’s surface. From the fractals created by the deltas of the Amazon to the contrasting colors presented by the Vatnajokull Glacier and its surrounding environment, this three-part series of color-enhanced images shows us how, even at a macro level, the world around us is as beautiful as it can be at the micro level.

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(via crookedindifference)

wilwheaton:

bill:

javeliner:

hang on, wait a second

laughing hyterically as my stupid body is flung into the sun

I … um …

Gabriel García Márquez

tocamelot:

Oh my gosh, Gabriel García Márquez passed away. Ah, he transformed me as a reader. Going to reread One Hundred Years of Solitude in his honor. My stomach is upset now.

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