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linguisticsyall:

Where does your tongue stay when you’re not speaking? If you’re an English-speaker, it’s behind the top front teeth. If you’re a Russian-speaker, it’s on the bottom of your mouth, lying flat.

#what #for real

I JUST FREAKING CONSCIOUSLY CHECKED AND TRIED TO MAKE IT LAY FLAT BUT NO, IT’S SERIOUSLY AT THE TOP OF MY MOUTH. I DON’T LIKE THIS

 

Yeah so I speak English, not Russian, and my tongue is on the bottom it is so uncomfortable if I put it on the roof of my mouth what the hell.

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A health center in Southcentral Ethiopia that provides 24/7 emergency care to over 5,000 people living in rural areas. The health center is where many women deliver their babies, where you can get contraception (including Depo implants), and where a variety of illnesses are tested and treated. There’s also a lab with a hand-cranked blood centrifuge and a microscope where a lab technician types malaria and pneumonia infections.

In the first photograph, you can see Abdul, who leads this health center, explaining local disease rates to Bill Gates.

The second photograph gives you a sense of the health center itself (which has no running water and very little electricity). The third picture is the view from the health center of the huts where nearby families live.

The bottom picture charts under-5 mortality since 2004, when these health centers opened (along with the more rural health outposts, which I posted about here). The red line is Ethiopia; the gray line the world average.

In 2004, more than 11% of children born in Ethiopia died before five; today, it’s less than 7%. And as you can see, every year since 2004, the under-5 mortality rate has fallen faster in Ethiopia than it has in the world overall. Now, correlation doesn’t prove causation, but both the patients and health workers I spoke to agreed these rural health centers are working. 

(It’s also worth noting that Ethiopia’s under-5 mortality rate has dropped far faster than other nations, even those that spend much more on health. In Nigeria, for instance, 12% of kids still die before the age of 5; Pakistan, which is far richer than Ethiopia, has barely seen its under-5 mortality drop at all in the past decade. So the world has a lot to learn from Ethiopia’s health investments.) 

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Anatomy of Songs [wronghands]

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THE FUCKING IRONY

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THE FUCKING IRONY

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SOMEONE TEXTED ME WITH THE WRONG NUMBER AND I PLAYED ALONG I’M GOING TO HELL I KNOW IT

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Words I never thought I’d say:
"Thank you, George W Mother Fucking Bush"

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So. This came in the mail today.  I’m super stoked to be seeing them in their hometown.  And with the Lawrence Arms, no-less!
Even though the venue is apparently not the greatest, it’ll still be a great night.

mixtapesandprogress:

So. This came in the mail today.  I’m super stoked to be seeing them in their hometown.  And with the Lawrence Arms, no-less!

Even though the venue is apparently not the greatest, it’ll still be a great night.

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Good question, Beau.

tkaner:

Good question, Beau.

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Anonymous said: what exactly is 4chan

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clannyphantom:

Day 748: Tumblr is still lacking any self awareness

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I’m really comfortable with what Rise Against is, like what our legacy is. I stand behind everything we’ve done. You get a lot of artists – like a guy who plays in a country band but deep down he’s a punk rocker at heart or vice versa. Maybe someone in the hip-hop scene, really they love jazz. And for me, Rise Against is what I love to do, and I’m not trying to be anything else. And I feel like we’ve connected to people that understand it
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Because of the weight of the ends of the forks, and how they’re distributed behind the penny (closer to the glass), the center of gravity of the whole system is actually shifted quite significantly. If I’m right, it would actually have to be right where the penny meets the glass. This mean, in a sense, all the “weight” of the system of the forks and penny is resting right on that point, rather than out in the air, so if you balance it, it’ll be stable on the glass.
SCIENCE.


…….Close enough

The difference between Science and Engineering.

xtremecaffeine:

snakesonajames:

Because of the weight of the ends of the forks, and how they’re distributed behind the penny (closer to the glass), the center of gravity of the whole system is actually shifted quite significantly. If I’m right, it would actually have to be right where the penny meets the glass. This mean, in a sense, all the “weight” of the system of the forks and penny is resting right on that point, rather than out in the air, so if you balance it, it’ll be stable on the glass.

SCIENCE.

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…….Close enough

The difference between Science and Engineering.

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