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    The U.S. Census Report finds that 50 million Americans are poor. Fifty million voters is a powerful block if they ever organized in an effort to pursue their common economic goals. So, it’s crucial that those in the wealthiest One Percent keep the poor fractured by distracting them with emotional issues like immigration, abortion and gun control so they never stop to wonder how they got so screwed over for so long.

    One way to keep these 50 million fractured is through disinformation. PunditFact’s recent scorecard on network news concluded that at Fox and Fox News Channel, 60 percent of claims are false. At NBC and MSNBC, 46 percent of claims were deemed false. That’s the “news,” folks! During the Ferguson riots, Fox News ran a black and white photo of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with the bold caption: “Forgetting MLK’s Message/Protestors in Missouri Turn to Violence.” Did they run such a caption when either Presidents Bush invaded Iraq: “Forgetting Jesus Christ’s Message/U.S. Forgets to Turn Cheek and Kills Thousands”?

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    — 3 days ago with 2 notes
    #ferguson  #class warfare  #usa 
    Kinect self portrait

    Kinect self portrait

    — 3 weeks ago
    #gif 
    explorationimages:

Far side of the moon, from Apollo 16, April 1972.

Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon’s eastern limb and far side. The lower left part of the image shows a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the 8:00 position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. The upper right area shows the heavily cratered lunar far side. The Moon is 3475 km in diameter and North is at 10:30 in this image. (Apollo 16, AS16-3021)

    explorationimages:

    Far side of the moon, from Apollo 16, April 1972.

    Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon’s eastern limb and far side. The lower left part of the image shows a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the 8:00 position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. The upper right area shows the heavily cratered lunar far side. The Moon is 3475 km in diameter and North is at 10:30 in this image. (Apollo 16, AS16-3021)

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    — 1 month ago with 216 notes

    ageofdestruction:

    erin: Surface of Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 19th June 2008.

    Section of the Gemina Lingula lobe of the north polar cap at top, down across the Gemini Scopuli toward the northern lowlands of the Vastitas Borealis at bottom. Around 80°N 30°E.

    Composite of 3 visible light images for colour, and 1 monochrome frame foe detail. 

    Image credit: ESA.  Composite: AgeOfDestruction.

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    — 1 month ago with 313 notes
    Joke startup or real startup?  A new game I like to play.

    Joke startup or real startup? A new game I like to play.

    — 1 month ago
    "In two years, we’ll be stewing in the kind of cybernetic morass William Gibson would have written about ironically to make a point about global capitalism."
    Tycho Brahe (@TychoBrahe)

    (Source: penny-arcade.com, via stevewyshywaniuk)

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    ohstarstuff:

I would do anything to experience this in person someday. Expedition 40 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman captured this image of the stars as the ISS orbits Earth.

    ohstarstuff:

    I would do anything to experience this in person someday. Expedition 40 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman captured this image of the stars as the ISS orbits Earth.

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    — 1 month ago with 338 notes
    Poem #53134

    beatnikbox:

    murder me already
    and flats
    by hands saintly
    spit forgetful Chinaman
    a hipsters saintly
    screaming saintly
    instinctively wrote

    — 2 months ago with 2 notes

    The Lagoon and Trifid nebulae, and the Andromeda galaxy

    — 2 months ago with 18 notes
    #astronomy  #astrophotography  #lagoon nebula  #andromeda 

    A poem by Pat Collins to her husband on the eve of Apollo 11.

    **To a Husband Who Must Seek the Stars**
    
    In your eyes the first glad token
    As when first our love we proved,
    So your mind to mine has spoken
    Just as if your lips had moved.
    
    You are saying-- yes, I know-
    That the lure of space beguiles.
    You are pleading--"Let me go,"
    Not unwilling, but with smiles.
    
    Can you love me, and still choose
    Whispers that I cannot hear?
    Late to love, how can I bear to lose
    Content for some inconstant sphere?
    
    Tell me how you see my role-
    To stay, to wait, yet yearn to go.
    Where is the comfort for my soul?
    You, my love, have helped me know:
    
    I'll be unafraid, undaunted.
    Yes of course! I need not face
    Any peril; or be haunted
    By the hazards you embrace.
    
    I could have sought by wit or wile
    Your bright dream to dim. And yet
    If I'd swayed you with a smile
    My reward would be regret.
    
    So, for once, you shall not hear
    Of the tears, unbidden, welling;
    Or the nighttime stabs of fear.
    These, this time, are not for telling.
    
    Take my silence, though intended;
    Fill it with the joy you feel.
    Take my courage, now pretended--
    You, my love, will make it real
    
    — 2 months ago with 5 notes
    #apollo 11  #astronauts  #michael collins  #nasa