|Depiction of known anthropogenic space-junk (not to scale)|
The more I think about it, the more I realize that throughout history, the whole of humanity has shown itself to be a diluted and toned-down version of what the modern far-Right has become: amongst other things, always willing to do whatever it takes to get what we want at the expense of the world and people around us. Sad and haunting.
Today’s dose of Vox Day misogyny: deriding rape victims who couldn’t say “no”. Goddamnit, Vox, you disgusting fuck. (And the comments get even better.)
Utah woman used Google Maps to get walking directions that led her onto a patently un-pedestrian-friendly busy rural highway that lacked sidewalks. She took the highway nonetheless, ended up hit by a car. She’s now suing Google and the man who hit her. Yeah … whatever I’m feeling about her, it isn’t pity. More like derision.
Friendly reminder: after polluting the planet to hazardous levels, we’re now polluting the skies [pictured] to the point where it’s becoming dangerous as well. Yeah, humanity sure knows how to clean up after itself, doesn’t it.
(via The Daily Grail)
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