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I have no control over what people think of me but I have 100% control of what I think of myself.
Beth Ditto (via brntsienna)

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80s-90s-supermodels:

"Die Beauty-Quelle", Vogue Germany, mid 90sModel : James King
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80s-90s-supermodels:

"Die Beauty-Quelle", Vogue Germany, mid 90s
Model : James King

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Comedian Bill Hicks's spectacular letter to a complaining priest, shortly before his death, on censorship and what freedom of speech really means
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Comedian Bill Hicks's spectacular letter to a complaining priest, shortly before his death, on censorship and what freedom of speech really means

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For George Orwell's 111th birthday, his timeless essay on the four universal motives for writing, which apply to most creative endeavors.
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For George Orwell's 111th birthday, his timeless essay on the four universal motives for writing, which apply to most creative endeavors.

Here are the words that men were most likely to recognize over women:

  • codec (88, 48)
  • solenoid (87, 54)
  • golem (89, 56)
  • mach (93, 63)
  • humvee (88, 58)
  • claymore (87, 58)
  • scimitar (86, 58)
  • kevlar (93, 65)
  • paladin (93, 66)
  • bolshevism (85, 60)
  • biped (86, 61)
  • dreadnought (90, 66)

And here are the words that women were most likely to know over men:

  • taffeta (48, 87)
  • tresses (61, 93)
  • bottlebrush (58, 89)
  • flouncy (55, 86)
  • mascarpone (60, 90)
  • decoupage (56, 86)
  • progesterone (63, 92)
  • wisteria (61, 89)
  • taupe (66, 93)
  • flouncing (67, 94)
  • peony (70, 96)
  • bodice (71, 96)
Linguistics researchers explore the gender gap in our vocabulary. For a pause-giving counterpart, see Leonard Shlain on how the invention of the alphabet usurped female power in society. (via explore-blog)
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