The Royals have made it to the World Series for the first time since 1985. This video is the final  out in Game 4 of the ALCS. The Royals swept the Angels and the Orioles to bring home the American League Pennant. BELIEVE!

This video was taken by John Spertus at Kauffman Stadium. 

a discussion on sexual orientation

  • me: *explaining various sexual orientations to a classmate*
  • classmate: wait, what's polyamory?
  • me: well, it's when someone has more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.
  • professor: *overhears from front of class*
  • professor: that is d i s g u s t i n g
  • me: *defensively* um, actually, no it's--
  • professor: how DARE they put a greek prefix on a latin root like that?! What right do they have to decimate my beautiful antiquated languages?!?! GREEK AND LATIN DO NOT FRATERNIZE THIS IS LIKE THAT STUPID ROMANTIC SUBPLOT BETWEEN THAT DWARF AND THAT ELF IN THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!
  • me: ....
  • me: ....
  • me: ....
  • professor: it should be polyerosy
  • Academics. People with *real* values.
Oh willow why do you weep? (at Loose Park)

Oh willow why do you weep? (at Loose Park)

Geese in Brush Creek.

Geese in Brush Creek.

tamorapierce:

buzzfeed:

15 Of The Most Empowering Things Emma Watson Has Ever Said

Brava, Ms. Watson!  More young girls will listen to you than will listen to female politicians, and you know to use your influence to make a positive change!

Salad creation.  (at Green Dirt Farm)

Salad creation. (at Green Dirt Farm)

This is an amazing work. What we say often contradicts what we do. We preach tolerance, but practice hate. We want freedom, but conform to the wishes of corporations. We bend over back to fit in when we swear that we don’t care.

Clouds moving away and a solid day of picking grapes @terravoxvineyards  (at Vox Vineyards)

Clouds moving away and a solid day of picking grapes @terravoxvineyards (at Vox Vineyards)

From May through October, Green Dirt Farm in Weston, MO does a series of Cheese Appreciation Events. Each event pairs some of the best artisanal cheeses with wine or beer or even chocolate. These photos are from one of these Cheese Appreciations, and showcase the beauty of early fall in Missouri. 

fight4future:

Hey there,

Exciting news! The Internet Slowdown net neutrality protest planned for September 10th is really taking off. This morning, a dozen of the world’s largest websites announced that they’re joining in a big way. Sites you know and love like Etsy, Kickstarter, Wordpress, Vimeo,…

Net Neutrality is super important for all the little guys who are trying to get amazing ideas off the ground!!