What if oxygen is poisonous and it just takes 75-100 years to kill us?
My science teacher said he thinks that’s true actually
Yeah this is actually pretty much exactly what is going on. It’s why anti-oxidants are such a big deal. Bonus fact: oxygen oxidizes stuff in your cells or, in other words, it’s not toxic, just setting you on fire
very very slowly.
12:35 am • 12 May 2013 • 170,670 notes
On this day in Duluth in 1918, Duluth Street Railway Company manager Herbert Warren gingerly broke the news that the company would be hiring women as conductors. While stating the women would receive the same pay as male conductors and that Duluth was the first city in the “northwest” to use women in this work, the announcement was hardly progressive. The newspaper’s lead mocked the idea: “Conductresses, if such a term may be applied, will soon be the vogue on the streetcars [in Duluth].” The story focused on attire (“The women will wear blue uniforms, skirts reaching to the shoe top….”) and mentioned that the local YWCA officials would approve the female quarters of the carhouse, the women’s uniform, and even the women themselves. Warren assured readers that “A matron recommended by the YWCA will have direct charge of the women.” Read the full story here.
6:38 pm • 11 May 2013 • 7 notes
Six months after Minnesotans rejected a constitutional amendment that would have banned gay marriage, the Minnesota House Thursday made an historic turn, voting to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
Jennifer Simonson and Sasha Aslanian captured the scene at the Capitol yesterday.
12:44 pm • 10 May 2013 • 285 notes
this is social anxiety summed up in two gifs
(Source: ashleybreather, via memewhore)
1:40 am • 10 May 2013 • 88,823 notes