WHAT KIND OF WIZARD FISH IS THIS
DUDE THATS A BABY KAIJU
SCIENCE SIDE OF TUMBLR URGENT
This fish is not actually spitting bioluminescent spit…it’s spitting out its bioluminescent food! Some clever scientist has put some bioluminescent ostracods in a tank with some little fish. When agitated, these ostracods (tiny shirmpthings) secrete chemicals that, when combined, emit light.
You’re seeing why right here. Just before the fish spits it out, those light chemicals are filling up the belly of the fish. Now, it isn’t poisonous or anything…but the fish wants NOTHING TO DO WITH IT because the fish has predators too.
So yeah, if you’re a little fish and suddenly you’re FREAKING GLOWING, your lifespan has just gotten a lot shorter.
As soon as the fish realizes that there’s light emanating from its belly, it pukes out the glowing juices (and the little shrimp). You can actually see the ostracod in this gif swimming away down toward the bottom of the tank happy as a clam…or a shrimp.
Evolution is AWESOME.
Packing is hard. Moving is hard. I am stress.
Laverne Cox stanning for Beyoncé at the VMAs
wow look at this terrible role model for young girls.
❝ On Periods: Let’s put this shit to bed right now: Women don’t lose their minds when they have period-related irritability. It doesn’t lower their ability to reason; it lowers their patience and, hence, tolerance for bullshit. If an issue comes up a lot during “that time of the month,” that doesn’t mean she only cares about it once a month; it means she’s bothered by it all the time and lacks the capacity, once a month, to shove it down and bury it beneath six gulps of willful silence.
Shakesville: Feminism 101 (via andotherdoublemeanings)
And when we have our periods our ‘male’ hormone (testosterone) is actually at its highest level…soooooo…
^ not actually true, testosterone peaks when you ovulate (x). you don’t need testosterone to not tolerate bullshit, either. passivity is socialized in women, not a result of biology.
DIY Glowing Resin Shelves
IM DOING THIS
I want these all over my home
Palestinians are coming to the aid of Ferguson
Palestinian activists are taking to Twitter with their support and some cases, helpful tips on dealing with things like tear gas.
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joseph fink is not even in the vicinity of fucking around on twitter today
realest thing I’ve seen in a while
this was so amazing. so thought provoking. an eye-opening social criticism.