The Mercator projection is so bananas.
The world shapes the map, sure. But the map also shapes the world. Here’s to better maps.
Prehistoric dioramas for the Cairo Ministry of Education by Chase Studios
Holocene (where we currently are)
I’m not here to change your life. I’m just here to say you’re not alone.
"One fun fact I learned while on the air with Keith Olbermann was that humans on the Internet are scumbags. People say children are cruel, but I was never made fun of as a child or an adult. Suddenly, my disability on the world wide web is fair game. I would look at clips online and see comments like, "Yo, why’s she tweakin?" "Yo, is she retarded?" And my favorite, "Poor Gumby-mouth terrorist. What does she suffer from? We should really pray for her." One commenter even suggested that I add my disability to my credits: screenwriter, comedian, palsy."
Maysoon Zayid on TEDWomen (x)
this is SO IMPORTANT I AM YELLING
I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.