Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student’s invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating an energy storage device that can be fully juiced in 20 to 30 seconds.
Everybody, remember this face. Remember this name. If this becomes a commonly used & highly lauded discovery, at some point a White guy is going to take credit, even if he has to word it like “Improved upon a previous…” No no no Fuck that guy. Remember this brown girl. Remeeeemmmmmberrrrr
“I heard police or ambulancemen, standing in our house, say, “She must have provoked him,” or, “Mrs Stewart, it takes two to make a fight.” They had no idea. The truth is my mother did nothing to deserve the violence she endured. She did not provoke my father, and even if she had, violence is an unacceptable way of dealing with conflict. Violence is a choice a man makes and he alone is responsible for it.”-Patrick Stewart
You fierce, wonderful man.
This is why I consider Sir Patrick Stewart my imaginary uncle.
Films Seen in 2013 #23: Silence of the Lambs (USA, 1991) Dir.: Jonathan Demme Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine ★ ★ ★ ★
I’m having an old friend for dinner.
Fun fact that EVERYONE probably knows but I only recently learned. The skull on the moth is Salvador Dali’s portrait of naked women creating a skull. Felt really dumb when I realized that, but it’s so cool!
“He’s a tree spirit, he brings good luck. It’s a sign this forest is healthy.”
All I remember is me & Stephanie giggling hysterically at these guys uncontrollably. The kind where when one person finally gets it under control, the other person just looks at them and sets them off again. That was a good night.