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laurenfairweather:

My new song inspired by The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is here! This book means so much to me.

If you’d like to download the song, it is now available on iTunes and bandcamp.

Watch this! Then share the heck out of it! Lauren is the best.

What if tattoos just randomly appeared on our skin at key points in our lives and we had to figure out what they meant for ourselves.

txchnologist:

The Chance To Dance Again

by Michael Keller

We highlighted the TED talk of Hugh Herr a couple of weeks ago. But his work is too important and beautiful to leave to just one post.

The MIT associate professor of media arts and sciences is making prosthetic limbs and exoskeletons that restore function in those who have lost legs from injury or disease. This set of gifs focuses on his team’s BiOM powered ankle and foot prosthesis

"Bionics is not only about making people stronger and faster," he said during the talk. "Our expression, our humanity can be embedded into electromechanics."

To prove his point, Herr and fellow researchers studied dance movement to replace the lower leg that professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost after last year’s Boston marathon bombing. He concluded his talk by bringing Haslet-Davis on the stage to perform a bionic rumba. 

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For the love of god please!

For the love of god please!

the-plaid-princess:

i am gaining followers slowly but steadily soon my body will be able to reform and i will rise from the depths of tartarus

twigwise:

vector-nyu:

twigwise:

IT!

ISN’T!!

BAD!!!

TO!!!!

BE!!!!!

CISGENDERED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AND IF ANYONE MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE THAT!!!!!! KICK THEM IN THE JUNK!!!!!! WHATEVER JUNK THEY HAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!! KICK ‘EM REALLY HARD!!!!!!!!!!

It’s also not bad to be heterosexual, male, white, abled, or born to affluence or influence. You have no control over the circumstance of your birth. It’s what you do with what you have that matters.

YES EXACTLY

THANK YOU FRIEND I LIKE YOUR WORDS

THAT IS SOME DEEP SHIT COMING FROM A POKEMON.

s-c-i-guy:

Women in Science Interactive

Women in Science, a new interactive tool, presents the latest available data for countries at all stages of development. Produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the tool lets you explore and visualize gender gaps in the pipeline leading to a research career, from the decision to get a doctorate degree to the fields of research women pursue and the sectors in which they work.

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