Here’s a timelapse video by Brandon Manning of the giant smoke cloud (aka pyrocumulus) from the King Fire in Northern California. This is shot from within a few miles of where I live, so this was the view we had last evening when we drove up to a place where we could see it. As upsetting and destructive as this fire is, I must admit this is a very beautiful video.
ps. Turns out this 70,000+ acre fire was arson! I hate that it just takes one asshole to destroy so much. >:(
I could see it yesterday from Highway 4, even though it’s a lot further away.
I’ve spent the past couple of days asking several hundred Grindr users in Edinburgh whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country. Replies were of variable quality. Here is a representative sample:
Click through for the whole thing. Textually NSFW, duh!
The Ferguson City Council convened for the first time since Mike Brown’s death, and proved that they literally give no fucks about what the community has to say. Added to their vague, paltry proposed reforms, seems real change will have to come in Ferguson via the ballot box. I don’t care where you live folks— let this be a lesson in voting/participating in your local elections and government! #staywoke #farfromover
My people getting it!
these people are the real heroes. not the military, not politicians, not the Hollywood actors. they risked their lives and livelihoods to challenge white supremacy and institutionalized racism.
things life is too short for: - hating yourself - pretending to laugh at “jokes” that are actually just bigoted statements - not singing along to your favorite songs - waiting hours to text someone back just to look cool - bad coffee - bad books - mean people - body shaming - letting other people dictate your life