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re-the-bear:

satans-advocate:

ultrafacts:

52 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.
The US had been dropping depth charges near the submarine in an attempt to force it to surface, unaware it was carrying nuclear arms. The Soviet officers, who had lost radio contact with Moscow, concluded that World War 3 had begun, and 2 of the officers agreed to ‘blast the warships out of the water’. Arkhipov refused to agree – unanimous consent of 3 officers was required and thanks to him, the world was saved from being scarred badly.
His story is finally being told the BBC is airing a documentary on it.
Source / More Facts HERE

thinking for yourself.
might just save the god damn world.

The Disney Channel used to air these little shorts about geniuses and historical people. At the end Genie would say, “Great minds don’t think alike. They think for themselves.”

re-the-bear:

satans-advocate:

ultrafacts:

52 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.

The US had been dropping depth charges near the submarine in an attempt to force it to surface, unaware it was carrying nuclear arms. The Soviet officers, who had lost radio contact with Moscow, concluded that World War 3 had begun, and 2 of the officers agreed to ‘blast the warships out of the water’. Arkhipov refused to agree – unanimous consent of 3 officers was required and thanks to him, the world was saved from being scarred badly.

His story is finally being told the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

SourceMore Facts HERE

thinking for yourself.

might just save the god damn world.

The Disney Channel used to air these little shorts about geniuses and historical people. At the end Genie would say, “Great minds don’t think alike. They think for themselves.”

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hotladypants:

Ok. 

So. Let’s make this the master pimp post, shall we? A couple months ago, my company (a small digital media prodco within a large (CANAADIAN) one) decided we wanted to do a Lizzie Bennett style vlog series. 

I asked what public domain novels we could adapt - and anamatics discussed Carmilla. The original lesbian vampire. ~25 years before Ol’ Drac. Fast foward to now, and WE’RE SHOOTING 36 EPISODES OF QUEER BUFFY with some brand’s financial involvement. 

anamatics and Jordan Hall (jordanhall.ca) have created an engrossing, bechdel-passing, trope subverting, Jossverse-with-a-sprinkle-of-Alias-S2 world based on the original novella. It’s funny, snarky and sharp and then it’ll PUNCH YOU IN THE GUT WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT in the later eps. (Right, E?) 

So yeah. My mission here as a producer is basically accomplished? (pitch gay shit, pitch gay shit again, get it financed and made?) Hah. 

Also - This is not a coming out story. We have enough of those narratives. I want Gay Buffy. And here’s the start. :) 

EDIT: Here are the first 15 Episodes! 

New ones every Tuesday & Thursday. :) 

http://bit.ly/CarmillaSeries 

Thanks for reblogging, you lovely Tumblr folk! 

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anotheralexandros:

tommytv:

nychealth:

Let’s stop HIV in New York City

  • If you are HIV-negative, PEP and PrEP can help you stay that way.
  • If you are HIV-positive, PEP and PrEP can help protect your partners.

 

Daily PrEP

PrEP is a daily pill that can help keep you HIV-negative as long as you take it every day.

  • Ask your doctor if PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis)may be right for you.
  • Condoms give you additional protection against HIV, other sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancy.

 

Emergency PEP

If you are HIV-negative and think you were exposed to HIV, immediately go to a clinic or emergency room and ask forPEP (Post-exposure  Prophylaxis).

  • PEP can stop HIV if started within 36 hours of exposure.
  • You continue taking PEP for 28 days.

Many insurance plans including Medicaid cover PEP and PrEP. Assistance may be available if you are uninsured. Visit NYC Health’s website to find out where to get PrEP or PEP in New York City.

This is such a giant step that barely any people know about it seems, so amazing to see progress in the treatment of HIV

I honestly thought this might be exaggeration but the CDC says that PrEP is 92% effective. Damn. Damn.

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Reblog if you actually give a fuck about men who have experienced rape, depression, anorexia, bulimia, and have went through self harm.

mythicalbeast14:

poppypicklesticks:

only one thousand notes or so

but an m and ms post gets hundreds and thousands

Tumblr!

Tumblr. I was one of these men. I have been depressed and I was almost a rape victim. It seriously screws you up.  What’s worse is that society tells you that you’re not supposed to have feelings and that you need to man up.  Men need just as much help as women do, and their feelings are just as valid. Spread awareness and more importantly, DO SOMETHING TO HELP THEM.

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gracehelbl0g:

This is Sam Pepper. If you don’t know who he is, Sam is a successful YouTube prankster with over 2 million subscribers. He recently uploaded a video titled “Fake Hand Ass Pink Prank" where he pinched unsuspecting girls’ butts without their permission. None of this was done with the girls’ consent…meaning Sam Pepper sexually harassed and assaulted these women.

This is no longer a “simple, harmless prank” but rather a very serious matter and offence. If you haven’t seen the video yet, you can watch, dislike, and report it HERE. You can also take the pledge to help stop sexual violence at itsonus.org. Please do not let Sam get away with this kind of behavior. He crossed the line and needs to be held responsible for his disgusting actions.