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i-learned-it-from-the-pizzaman:

So my teacher told us that two blue eyed people can’t have a brown eyed kid and this kid in my class said “but both my parents have blue eyes and I have brown eyes”.  The teacher said “so you’re adopted”.  THe next day the kid came in and told us that he confronted his parents about it and that they said he was adopted but wanted to wait for the right time to tell him.  

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rosdottir:

nature is magnificent.

foreverwholocked:

actual-secret-blog:

Some of my friends still don’t like Top Gear

if you’re not british and you want a taste of british culture all you have to do is watch this show

askfordoodles:

cuddlyplaguedoctor:

hellyeahthomassanders:

Narrating People’s Lives: In the Aisles! by Thomas Sanders

That’s adorable.

I love how the dad does this side-glance at his kid like “You’re about to be embarrassed so hard, son”

skunkandburningtires:

The Endless Emotions In A Random Run Cycle

In this music video, a character run cycle is repeated over and over again. Everything else in the frame — the backgrounds, effects, etc. — is completely redesigned each time the run cycle resets. It’s amazing how swapping out these seemingly secondary elements can completely change the emotion of the animation. It’s also a great reminder that EVERY part of the animation process is equally important!

Note: The song is Transfer, by Livetune, with vocals by Japanese voice actress Nakajima Megumi. The animation was done by Fantasista Utamaro and Kubotabee.

WHEN UR AT HOTEL ROOM N THEY GONNA GOTTA CHARGE U 4 WATER HAHAHAHAHA WTF YA RITEE LMFAOO 😂😂😭😭😆😆👵👵💩💩🔥🔥💦💧💥👀👄👅 #relatable #popularpage #magcon

omek90:

Ornsteinby RizaRizis

onlylolgifs:

baby arctic fox tries to eat a man alive

rubynrags:

wolfyttwisted:

Like hell is Jack going to stand by and let the other skeletons have all the fun!

THIS IS THE BEST

rubynrags:

wolfyttwisted:

Like hell is Jack going to stand by and let the other skeletons have all the fun!

THIS IS THE BEST

spark-comic:

Hey everyone, this is Alex from Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You. Just reblogging this little comic I did with Ted Anderson. It’s part of a superhero comic we’re working on called Spark! This is just a little one-pager that we did for fun. Hope you enjoy :)

You can see more info about our comic at Spark-Comic.tumblr.

spark-comic:

Hey everyone, this is Alex from Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You. Just reblogging this little comic I did with Ted Anderson. It’s part of a superhero comic we’re working on called Spark! This is just a little one-pager that we did for fun. Hope you enjoy :) You can see more info about our comic at Spark-Comic.tumblr.

mellowmanatee:

drunktrophywife:

shadow-nanner:

vegan-vulcan:

thinksquad:

Want to attend college for free? It can happen if you learn German.

All German universities are now free to Americans and all other international students. The last German state to charge tuition at its universities struck down the fees this week.

Even before Germany abolished college tuition for all students, the price was a steal. Typically semester fees were around $630. What’s more, German students receive many perks including discounts for food, clothing and events, as well as inexpensive or even free transportation.

In explaining why Germany made this move, Dorothee Stapelfeldt, a Hamburg senator, called tuition fees “unjust” and added that “they discourage young people who do not have a traditional academic family background from taking up study. It is a core task of politics to ensure that young women and men can study with a high quality standard free of charge in Germany.”

Actually, German universities were free up until 2006 when they started charging tuition. That triggered such a crush of criticism that German states began phasing out this policy. Lower Saxony was the last holdout.

It’s too bad that politicians in the U.S. don’t feel that a college education is worth supporting appropriately. State aid to the nation’s public universities took a nosedive during the 2008 recession and education funding remains well below those levels. The average state is spending 23 percent less per student than before the recession, according to a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Actually, state support has been declining for public universities for a quarter of a century. Using an interactive tool from The Chronicle of Higher Education, you can see how state government subsidies have cratered at individual institutions.

With the average undergrad borrower now leaving school with more than $29,000 in debt, the free ride in Germany can look awfully tempting.

How to handle the language barrier

German is not an easy language to learn. Fortunately, however, there are international language programs in Germany, which have become very popular with international students before they tackle obtaining a degree in a different language.

What’s more, an increasing number of German universities are offering degrees in English. These are often called international studies programs or in some other way have the word international in their title.

http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/2014/10/03/german-colleges—free-degrees—americans/16658027/

This is actually making me cry…it’s one of those times when you realize that your own government just truly, honestly, does not give a shit about your wellbeing in any way.

If Americans don’t reblog this, then y’all need help.

PS. Germany’s not your only option if you’re tempted by Europe. Currently tuition free studies for Americans and other non EU/EEA citizens are also available in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Austria.

(Source with some additional links)

tastefullyoffensive:

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Previously: Animals Being Jerks

elpaisdealicia:

Artworks by Propass