Yeah, this is why I checked “Origami for the Conniseur” out of the library and eventually screamed in frustration trying to make the Kawasaki Rose. (I can do cranes. That’s about as complicated as I get.)
Um, possibly relevent to copperbadge's interests, I guess?
Obama on gay adoption
yeah totally ruining this country what a horrible guy
Fun fact: Obama has attempted to fix almost everything that he promised to fix, but the republicans have voted almost all of his bills out of congress. He’s not the problem.
I have been saying this for years, for people to simply blame Obama for not getting things done is not even understanding the reality of how political procedures work - the president alone cannot fix everything when there is a congress that simply refuses to work with him and votes against him every time he tries to propose something and of course when he tries to go over them using his executive power, the congress that refuses to make things work want to call him a dictator and use him as scapegoat - a government cannot get its job done when the legislature (that’s congress, NOT the president) won’t even bother to do its duties other than throwing hissy fits and tantrums. It takes executive, legislative, and judicial branches all working together to have a country that is run well, you can’t do shit when 1 third of the three branches refuse to do anything. CONGRESS IS THE PROBLEM
Damn right she’s building robots in there, she’s a cybernetics genius, she’s running Danger’s restoration program at age 22. If the stuff on her desk isn’t jaeger-related she’s probably making incredibly advanced little machines out of old spare parts just to like relax and unwind after a long day
#WHAT IF MAKO AND NEWT STARTED A GAME OF JUNKYARD WARS: SHATTERDOME#(leaving aside how life in PR-verse is kind of a perpetual Junkyard Wars as it is)#your team has 48 hours to make a coffee machine. prize: now you have a coffee machine
I WANT THIS
# ok but mako? would go super hard at it # can you imagine after pitfall their entire romance would blossom around raleigh presenting her with interesting spare parts # they’d be sitting in her room together with mako tinkering at her desk and raleigh in bed reading # and at some point mako gives a long frustrated sigh and raleigh immediately perks up # what is it my sun-and-stars what aspect of your work is less than perfectly satisfying how can i help # and mako just smiles a little and says oh it’s alright # just that this could be improved so much if i had a thingy # raleigh takes precisely 3.27 minutes to avoid suspicion before he sprints out of the room # and runs down to where alison is now overseeing maintenance # DO YOU HAVE A THINGY says raleigh # no? says alison # OK BUT CAN YOU GET ONE says raleigh # yee-es says alison at length. but it’ll be hard. thingies don’t grow on trees you know # WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR IT says raleigh # alison smiles a slow feline smile # earlier that evening newt had come down to maintenance with a bad case of mouth diarrhea and a distraught hermann in his wake # for god’s sake hermann had begged. i will pay you anything just give him a thingy or i swear i will murder him. # alison has seen the future # it is bright and includes her running a thingy mafia
"a thingy mafia"
oh gods both big and small i am slain
Is that… is that even healthy?
There are sea organisms and fungi which glow in the dark and there’s fireflies and jellyfish which glow in the dark. It doesn’t do them any harm nor does it do the people around them any harm. I would say its pretty healthy, as well as it would mean more photosynthesis happening in cities which mean cleaner air.
I was just curious about how they were doing it and for some reason I didn’t think to click the link. But thanks! It makes more sense now. I was afraid it was some kind of chemical thing.
nah just genetic modification using existing bioluminescent genes. Genetics is really cool, and so is bioluminescence. I mean they’ve already made pigs glow using jellyfish genes and pigs are waaay more complicated than trees iirc. So they’re actually (i think) less likely to muck it up with trees.
In which case
(I like glowy things)
this has “fantasy magical forest” written all over it and I love it
- Do not forget Michael Brown
- Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
- Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
- Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
- Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $200,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
- Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
- Do not forget Ferguson
Saturday morning, over 1,000 people march for justice for Michael Brown.
"Too many books?" I believe the phrase you’re looking for is "not enough bookshelves".
Style facts from Pixar films (by Disney Style)
I can’t help by think that animating Merida’s hair traumatised the animators.
They are professional animators. They come pre-traumatised.