Leaf bug (Phyllium giganteum)
The constant wobbling as they move is a part of their disguise, making it seem as though the “leaf” is only moving because of a light breeze.
If you blow on one it will also shake around in the hopes of matching any actual surrounding leaves
what the fuck is going on
it was really disappointing when i found out helen keller was a eugenicist, because, as a disabled woman, there was so much that i looked up to her for, one of them being her brilliant eloquence when discussing such vitally important issues such as women’s rights and laborer’s rights, as well as her part in helping found the ACLU, and her advocacy for socialism.
but, it doesn’t change the fact that she was a eugenicist, and the fact that she publicly supported the euthanasia of a disabled child.
while her writings on the abolishment of horrific institutions like capitalism and poverty do seem invaluable, i think people need to take into consideration, before they post quotes of hers, or pictures of her [and so on], that there’s nothing more capitalistic and corrupt than systematically wiping out ”defectives” such as the poor, disabled people, people of color, sex workers, lgbtq people, &etc. by sterilizing them, forcibly institutionalizing them, and murdering them, because they did not ”contribute” to the maintaining of the ”right” kind of society.
yeah, there’s some more information on this— apparently she changed her mind not long after and ended up speaking out against it regularly.
totally agree that her having written the column in the first place is completely indefensible, but taken in the context of her later life and shift in opinion, keller’s human like the rest of us— one mistake (that most importantly she sought to rectify) doesn’t invalidate what she did for the rest of her life.
i’d take this as a very important reminder that people who are otherwise admirable can say and support deeply inhumane things, but also that they can change and learn
You can’t expect people to have not made mistakes, to have not at some point said something awful. Everyone does it.
To say people shouldn’t be admired and remembered because they were not immaculate is completely self-defeating.
in 2008 i used to be in love w shia labeouf and i made a myspace pretending to be him and i had over 10,000 friends and i got over 1000 messages a day & ppl actually believed i was shia labeouf and i actually got verified as him for some reason so i was the official shia labeouf myspace but i was in fact a 12 yr old canadian kid
actual canadian shia labeouf
Jon Stewart Goes After Fox in Powerful Ferguson Monologue
I been waiting for the daily show to come back so they could cover this
Jon rip them boys a new asshole
See, Jon Stewart usually does a lot of satirical humour, but at this point, the writers are just like “fuck the comedy this shit is real” and I was so happy to see that they finally covered this, and it was really well done.
i found the video
Are you shitting me?
this makes me smile every time
The Runaway Bride // The End of Time
- to return to the original position or state of affairs
- if something or someone has come full circle after changing a lot, they are now the same as they were at the beginning
- to return to the same situation or attitude you originally had
hall of fame
In case anyone wanted some new games writers to follow, someone was kind enough to make this handy-dandy guide!
I’ve watched this at least 200 times