It Always Needs More Ginger

Life is a great big, simmering, constantly-stirring, never-quite-finished, always-changing pot of diversity. And it is desperately in need of more ginger.

drake & josh

season 1:

drake helps josh w/ a crush

season 4:

drake & josh accidentally sell an orangutan to a man who eats orangutans

thatfunnyblog:

The American collegiate system in one gif set

(Source: sandandglass, via essentiallyweareokay)

burdge:

victims of the 90’s

burdge:

victims of the 90’s

(via justabrowncoatedwench)

sssibilance:

yourpersonalcheerleader:

linrenzo:

videohall:

Baby laughing while getting shots

> Rock star doctor.

I don’t care how old he will be I’m taking my future children to him

My heart!

That person is in the right field!  So many pediatricians are terrible with children; you can tell this person LOVES children and taking care of them.

(via leftinstitches)

asammyg:

How fucked up is the entire concept of The Parent Trap? These parents have twins but want a divorce so they decide their best course of action is to just each take one and never speak to each other again. 

(via itreallyatemyhand)

Vampire Weekend - Walcott (live in the streets of Paris)

oops-ezra:

probably the cutest version of Walcott ever (x)

(Source: oops-ezra, via potassiumcarbide)

leftyrosenthal:

e-gay:

the whispered “oh my god”… the look of of humiliation on the childs face… the brother is tired

lmfao I am both of them at the same time

(Source: vinegod, via potassiumcarbide)

(Source: sandandglass, via hellastan)

politicsprofile:

hello-missmayhem:

doomhamster:

belcanta:

Guaranteeing basic income to every citizen, whether or not they are employed, ensures their survival and that they live in a dignified, humane way; prevents poverty, illness, homelessness, reduces crime, and encourages improving skills. 

The thing is, while I’m sure you could scrape up a few people who’d be willing to just float by on a guaranteed minimum income? For most people the choice to work would be a no-brainer. “Hmmm. I can get by on 33k a year, or I can take that part time job and make 48k… enough to move to a better apartment, maybe take the family on vacation. Sold.” Hell, most people would want to work simply because it gives one a sense of dignity and something to do with one’s time.
And with this system, part-time jobs and “non-skilled” jobs would be much more readily available because nobody would need to work two or three jobs just to stay afloat!
Which would ALSO mean that employers and customers couldn’t shamelessly exploit employees the way they can today, because if losing a job weren’t necessarily a financial disaster, more people would be willing to walk out on jobs where they weren’t being treated with dignity.
Nobody would be forced to stay with people they hate because they couldn’t afford to move out.
TL;DR Doomie thinks this is a good idea, laughs at those who protest.

They tried something like this out in Canada as a sort of social experiment, called Mincome. What they found was that, on the whole, people continued to work about as much as they did before. Only new mothers and young adults worked substantially less hours. 
But wait, there’s more. Crime rates, hospital trips, psychiatric hospitalizations and domestic abuse rates all dropped, as well. Those who continued to work reported more job flexibility and more opportunity to choose employment they preferred.
Basically, now you can go prove to any jerks you may know that society won’t collapse without poor people.

I prefer Basics Through Taxes, but this plan might be easier for some people to swallow because of the simpler distribution. I’m so glad to hear that there’s so much support! :)

politicsprofile:

hello-missmayhem:

doomhamster:

belcanta:

Guaranteeing basic income to every citizen, whether or not they are employed, ensures their survival and that they live in a dignified, humane way; prevents poverty, illness, homelessness, reduces crime, and encourages improving skills. 

The thing is, while I’m sure you could scrape up a few people who’d be willing to just float by on a guaranteed minimum income? For most people the choice to work would be a no-brainer. “Hmmm. I can get by on 33k a year, or I can take that part time job and make 48k… enough to move to a better apartment, maybe take the family on vacation. Sold.” Hell, most people would want to work simply because it gives one a sense of dignity and something to do with one’s time.

And with this system, part-time jobs and “non-skilled” jobs would be much more readily available because nobody would need to work two or three jobs just to stay afloat!

Which would ALSO mean that employers and customers couldn’t shamelessly exploit employees the way they can today, because if losing a job weren’t necessarily a financial disaster, more people would be willing to walk out on jobs where they weren’t being treated with dignity.

Nobody would be forced to stay with people they hate because they couldn’t afford to move out.

TL;DR Doomie thinks this is a good idea, laughs at those who protest.

They tried something like this out in Canada as a sort of social experiment, called Mincome. What they found was that, on the whole, people continued to work about as much as they did before. Only new mothers and young adults worked substantially less hours. 

But wait, there’s more. Crime rates, hospital trips, psychiatric hospitalizations and domestic abuse rates all dropped, as well. Those who continued to work reported more job flexibility and more opportunity to choose employment they preferred.

Basically, now you can go prove to any jerks you may know that society won’t collapse without poor people.

I prefer Basics Through Taxes, but this plan might be easier for some people to swallow because of the simpler distribution. I’m so glad to hear that there’s so much support! :)

(via tribreedfreak)

Emile Pandolfi - Once Upon A December (Piano Version)

mixtape2014:

Save this one for a night when all you want is for your brain to let you rest. Too often I go to bed, my body exhausted, my mind unable to stop moving. Luckily, there’s this masterful version of “Once Upon a December” from the (highly underrated) animated movie Anastasia. It’s a perfect piece to guide you to a peaceful slumber, because this music? It’s the stuff of dreams.

(via hellastan)