ombuarchitecture:

Light Walls House

Located in Toyokawa city, the “Light Walls House” is a wooden house imagined by Japanese studio mA-style architects. White, minimalist and decorated with plants, this building has a structure which allows the light to reflect on the ground and on the walls in order to create patterns thanks to a trick of shadows and rays.

via Fubiz

germball:

if anyone ever asks me what orange is the new black is about i will send them these pictures without any context or explanation 

the-goddamazon:

hannahbelle-lecter:

whisperingsweetsins:

whenblackwasinvogue:

shego:

she put up a video of her telling miyah that she thinks she’s very pretty without the wig too and that playing dress up is fun but to promise to stay in school

Love this!

Stories you won’t see in the media

#nicki is so protective of young girls#this needs to be underlined more#also she gives them edited versions of her albums#magical girls protect other girls#bless nicki

Real life Magical Girl, Nicki Minaj.

What is 50 shades of grey about? And what's so bad about it?

@Anonymous

aconissa:

50 Shades of Grey was originally fanfiction based on the Twilight series, which was then published as a novel (along with 2 subsequent books). It sold over 100 million copies around the world and topped best-seller lists everywhere. It’s about to be adapted into a film, set to come out early next year.

It follows a college student named Ana Steele, who enters a relationship with a man named Christian Grey and is then introduced to a bastardised and abusive parody of BDSM culture.

While the book is paraded as erotica, the relationship between Ana and Christian is far from healthy. The core mantra of the BDSM community is “safe, sane and consensual”, and 50 Shades is anything but. None of the rules of BDSM practices (which are put in place to protect those involved) are actually upheld. Christian is controlling, manipulative, abusive, takes complete advantage of Ana, ignores safe-words, ignores consent, keeps her uneducated about the sexual practices they’re taking part in, and a multitude of other terrible things. Their relationship is completely sickening and unhealthy.

Basically, “the book is a glaring glamorisation of violence against women,” as Amy Bonomi so perfectly put it. 

It’s terrible enough that a book like this has been absorbed by people worldwide. Now, we have a film that is expected to be a huge box-office success, and will likely convince countless more young women that it’s okay not to have any autonomy in a relationship, that a man is allowed to control them entirely. It will also show many young men that women are theirs to play with and dominate, thus contributing to antiquated patriarchal values and rape culture.

micdotcom:

9 human rights tragedies the world needs to stop ignoring

It’s a tragically long list: missing women, ethnic cleansing and spreading diseases. Pick any country — including the United States — and there’s most likely a tragedy you’ll uncover that seriously violates international laws and standards. While unleashing international outrage can sometimes hurt more than it helps, there are some situations where it can make a real impact. 

Here are 9 that deserve more attention | Follow micdotcom 

nonbinaryeldritchhorror:

"You can’t just throw in diversity for the sake of it, it has to make sense"

mediapathic:

nextyearsgirl:

This is an enormous chain and I’m sorry, but I need to say this:

The laws in the Old Testament were set forth by god as the rules the Hebrews needed to follow in order to be righteous, to atone for the sin of Adam and Eve and to be able to get into Heaven. That is also why they were required to make sacrifices, because it was part of the appeasement for Original Sin.

According to Christian theology, when Jesus came from Heaven, it was for the express purpose of sacrificing himself on the cross so that our sins may be forgiven. His sacrifice was supposed to be the ultimate act that would free us from the former laws and regulations and allow us to enter Heaven by acting in his image. That is why he said “it is finished” when he died on the cross. That is why Christians don’t have to circumcise their sons (god’s covenant with Jacob), that is why they don’t have to perform animal sacrifice, or grow out their forelocks, or follow any of the other laws of Leviticus.

When you quote Leviticus as god’s law and say they are rules we must follow because they are what god or Jesus wants us to do, what you are really saying, as a Christian, is that Christ’s sacrifice on the cross was invalid. He died in vain because you believe we are still beholden to the old laws. That is what you, a self-professed good Christian, are saying to your god and his son, that their plan for your salvation wasn’t good enough for you.

So maybe actually read the thing before you start quoting it, because the implications of your actions go a lot deeper than you think.

This is a theological point that doesn’t come up often enough.

(Source: drunkonstephen)

An artist from Oakland, California collects trash and makes tiny mobile homes for the homeless.

housewifeswag:

did-you-kno:

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so this is pretty incredible

yourladyganja:

*swoons*

(Source: leawrences)

White People: *back flips over actual KKK members*
White People: *moonwalks past real neo-nazi blogs*
White People: *goes into PoCs inbox*
White People: You're whats keeping racism alive

(Source: zimbabwe2003)

nigerianroyal:

mariah-do-not-care-y:






Beyoncé by Mario Testino for V Magazine Sept/Oct 2003





Isv this really Beyonce, she Is so brownt

nigerianroyal:

mariah-do-not-care-y:

Beyoncé by Mario Testino for V Magazine Sept/Oct 2003

Isv this really Beyonce, she Is so brownt

beautiesofafrique:

Black female Anime characters

1. Michiko from Michiko to Hatchin

2. Atsuko from Michiko to Hatchin

3. Yoruichi from Bleach

4. Franceska from Bleach

5. Miyuki from Basquash!

6. Coffee from Cowboy Bebop

7. Aisha from Outlaw Star

8. April from Darker than Black

9. Nadia from Nadia:  The Secret of Blue Water

10. Canary from Hunter X Hunter

postracialcomments:

scifi-fantasist:

blacksupervillain:

anarcho-queer:

U.S. Democrats plan to give Israel an addition $225 million for military spending. The same bill also cuts $1 billion of emergency funds meant to deal with the 50,000 undocumented child migrants held in crowded and unsanitary border facilities.
Israel already received $504 million for the joint U.S.-Israel Missle Defense Program for the Fiscal Year of 2014. That is not including the $3.1 Billion the Obama Administration spent on Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for Israel for the Fiscal Year 2014.

Fuck this

no money for water in detroit
no money for public schools
no money for student loan debt relief
no money for healthcare 
no money for crumbling infrastructure
no money for economic investment in inner cities and indian country
no money 
no money 
no money 
no money

People need to get angry now

postracialcomments:

scifi-fantasist:

blacksupervillain:

anarcho-queer:

U.S. Democrats plan to give Israel an addition $225 million for military spending. The same bill also cuts $1 billion of emergency funds meant to deal with the 50,000 undocumented child migrants held in crowded and unsanitary border facilities.

Israel already received $504 million for the joint U.S.-Israel Missle Defense Program for the Fiscal Year of 2014. That is not including the $3.1 Billion the Obama Administration spent on Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for Israel for the Fiscal Year 2014.

Fuck this

no money for water in detroit

no money for public schools

no money for student loan debt relief

no money for healthcare 

no money for crumbling infrastructure

no money for economic investment in inner cities and indian country

no money 

no money 

no money 

no money

People need to get angry now

lustfulprincessluna:

lanaisqueen:

kimchiiandtea:

timereaper:

edenhain:

officialdogblog:

totallytransparent:

Semi Transparent Lips & Nails (changes colour with your blog background - drag it!)


OH YMG OSH THIS IS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED IT TO BE

This. Is bad ass.

Ohmygoodness, it looks so cool on my page!

omg ogmomg THIS IS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED AT ALL


Beautiful.

lustfulprincessluna:

lanaisqueen:

kimchiiandtea:

timereaper:

edenhain:

officialdogblog:

totallytransparent:

Semi Transparent Lips & Nails (changes colour with your blog background - drag it!)

OH YMG OSH THIS IS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED IT TO BE

This. Is bad ass.

Ohmygoodness, it looks so cool on my page!

omg ogmomg THIS IS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED AT ALL

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Beautiful.

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