Elizabeth Smart: Abstinence Education Teaches Rape... →
fierysprite: “Elizabeth Smart became a household name after she was kidnapped from her home in Salt Lake City, UT at the age of 14 and held in captivity for nine months. She was forced into a polygamous marriage, tethered to a metal cable, and raped daily until she was rescued from her captors nine months later. Smart was recovered while she and her kidnappers were walking down a suburban...
I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes...– Mary Shelley, Frankenstein. (via riverran) #mary shelley #this quote though #it’s all kinds of wonderful #hey remember that time one asswipe was like you have 30 seconds to name something invented by a woman… #…and Mary was like SCIENCE FICTION MOTHERFUCKERS #that was awesome #thanks Mary Shelley...
The works of women are symbolical. We sew, sew, prick our fingers, dull our...– Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barratt Browning 1857 Project Gutenberg (via publicdomainthing)
Men still have trouble recognizing that a woman can be complex, can have...– Natalie Dormer, discussing the difficulty of giving an accurate portrayal of Anne Boleyn on The Tudors (x) (via andimprouvaire)
scienceladies: The solving of Fermat’s Last Theorem is one of the most famous stories in mathematics, a tale of obsession and creativity and intrigue. The personal struggles involved in the theorem are captivating and often heroic. Sophie Germain was a French mathematician who, arguably, did more to solve the theorem under more difficult conditions than anyone before her. Read More
FIVE-YEAR-OLD DISCOVERS DINOSAUR, NAMES IT AFTER... →
vogonpoetry-: On a fossil-hunting trip with her family, five-year-old Daisy Morris found the remains of a previously undiscovered dinosaur, which is now named Vertidraco daisymorrisae. The new dino is not only a previously unknown species, but an unknown genus, making Daisy’s find a really big deal. It’s a pterosaur — a winged flying dino — about the size of a crow, which lived 115 million...