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April 2, 2014
10:38 // 2 weeks ago

renyc9 says: Hi, What tumblr theme are you using?

» SFB says: Custom-made, which is something it’d be really cool if more Tumblr users did. Fun project. — Ernie @ SFB

10:36 // 2 weeks ago
April 1, 2014

pbump:

This is what the Chile earthquake sounds like (at least, its waveform).

Via @thestalwart

It sounds like a cannon going off.

21:43 // 2 weeks ago
An earthquake of this size has the potential to generate a destructive tsunami that can strike coastlines near the epicenter within minutes and more distant coastlines within hours.
A statement from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center • Discussing the possible impact of a large earthquake off the coast of northern Chile. The entire Pacific coast of South America is facing a tsunami warning due to the 8.0-magnitude earthquake.
20:53 // 2 weeks ago

Death toll in Syria hits new mark

  • 150,000 dead in newly updated Syria death toll, by the Syria Observatory of Human Rights. Fighting still continues across the Syria nation under a three year civil war. Recent clashes have been taking place in the Latakia province off the Mediterranean coast and in the Armenian town Kessab off the Turkish border. source
10:42 // 2 weeks ago
March 31, 2014
I’m exhausted from avoiding the laundry room, the House library and the mailroom because I’m scared of who I will run into… Often, the cough syrup sitting in my drawer or the pavement several floors down from my window seem like reasonable options… I will be moving out of my House next semester, if only — quite literally — to save my life.
Dear Harvard: You Win,” a sexual assault survivor writes in an open letter to the university. source
20:54 // 2 weeks ago
20:23 // 2 weeks ago
This rhetoric [against Al Jazeera] is not new. Egypt seems to draw inspiration from the very country criticizing it – the United States. Over the past decade, the US not only detained but tortured al-Jazeera journalists under counterterrorism policies. Now, as its War on Terror diffuses into support for an increasing number of local – and secret – wars on terrorism across the globe, the tactic of imprisoning journalists seems to be catching on.
The Guardian’s Rozina Ali writes, “Egypt’s al-Jazeera trial was inspired by America’s global war on journalism.” source
19:52 // 2 weeks ago
19:42 // 2 weeks ago
cnbc:

Wal-Mart has unveiled a futuristic truck, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie. See it in action here.

Looks angry.

cnbc:

Wal-Mart has unveiled a futuristic truck, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie. See it in action here.

Looks angry.

15:48 // 2 weeks ago