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The 70,000 women who die annually as a result of unsafe abortion didn’t just die because abortion was illegal in the country they live in. They died because their lives were seen as dispensable by those in charge.

The complacency over unsafe abortions must end (via guardiancomment)

Or because “they deserved it” for daring to enact control over their own bodies and livelihoods.

(via stfuconservatives)

(via stfuconservatives)

#quote   #statistics   #abortion   #pro choice   #pro life   #anti choice  

jtotheizzoe:

soupsoup:

This is pretty wild.

Whoa. Awesomely mind-boggling.

this is always relevant

(via jtotheizzoe)

#statistics  

jtotheizzoe:

Is today your birthday? Congratulations on being common! 

Wait, that came out all wrong. I mean congrats on having parents who enjoyed New Year’s Eve!

Is today anyone’s birthday?

(Source: jtotheizzoe)

#science   #birthday   #statistics  
mothernaturenetwork:

Wasting away: Our garbage by the numbersThe average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage a day.
In today’s culture of mass consumption, the things we throw away often vanish from our minds, but all that trash has to go somewhere. Look at the numbers on garbage and you’ll see it’s more than just trashy — it’s appalling. Luckily, there’s plenty we can do about it.

how?

mothernaturenetwork:

Wasting away: Our garbage by the numbers
The average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage a day.

In today’s culture of mass consumption, the things we throw away often vanish from our minds, but all that trash has to go somewhere. Look at the numbers on garbage and you’ll see it’s more than just trashy — it’s appalling. Luckily, there’s plenty we can do about it.

how?

#environment   #garbage   #waste   #pollution   #statistics  
brittybum:

Gross.

brittybum:

Gross.

#milk   #statistics   #stats   #vegan   #words   #dairy  
In the US, the number of non-religious people has more than doubled from 14.3 million in 1990 to 29.4 million in 2001; their proportion has grown from just 8% of the total in 1990 to over 14% in 2001.
#quote   #religion   #athenism   #usa   #statistics  
nevver:

42% of people who graduate from college never read another book.

That’s just sad.

nevver:

42% of people who graduate from college never read another book.

That’s just sad.

#college   #books   #reading   #statistics  

Dear Apsiring Writers (including myself):
Take note. While toiling away, trying to write a meaningful story that justly captures some aspect of the human experience, remember that publishing, like any creative pursuit, is first and foremost a business. You could write the greatest tale that has ever been told, but if no one believes that’s it’s marketable, no one will publish it. Meanwhile, someone who is famous for tanning, teasing her hair and getting excessively drunk in public will get a book published almost instantly because the publisher knows it will make them a lot of money.
Some depressing statistics about books:
33% of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives.
42% of college graduates never read another book after college.
80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year.
70% of US adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years.
57% of new books are not read to completion.
70% of books published do not earn back their advance.
70% of books published do not make a profit.
Knowing all of this, publishers pander to the lowest common denominator. They are far more likely to publish a terrible book that will sell a million copies than a brilliant book that will sell five hundred copies. Taking a gamble on a book they know almost no one will read is simply not worth their money.
However, you can at least try to take solace in the fact that in twenty years, people will still be reading, analysing and loving Poe’s work, yet no one will remember or care who Snooki is.
This is pathetic.

I’m never without a book. I can’t imagine not reading. What do people who don’t read do with their time?

Dear Apsiring Writers (including myself):

Take note. While toiling away, trying to write a meaningful story that justly captures some aspect of the human experience, remember that publishing, like any creative pursuit, is first and foremost a business. You could write the greatest tale that has ever been told, but if no one believes that’s it’s marketable, no one will publish it. Meanwhile, someone who is famous for tanning, teasing her hair and getting excessively drunk in public will get a book published almost instantly because the publisher knows it will make them a lot of money.

Some depressing statistics about books:

  • 33% of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives.
  • 42% of college graduates never read another book after college.
  • 80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year.
  • 70% of US adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years.
  • 57% of new books are not read to completion.
  • 70% of books published do not earn back their advance.
  • 70% of books published do not make a profit.

Knowing all of this, publishers pander to the lowest common denominator. They are far more likely to publish a terrible book that will sell a million copies than a brilliant book that will sell five hundred copies. Taking a gamble on a book they know almost no one will read is simply not worth their money.

However, you can at least try to take solace in the fact that in twenty years, people will still be reading, analysing and loving Poe’s work, yet no one will remember or care who Snooki is.

This is pathetic.

I’m never without a book. I can’t imagine not reading. What do people who don’t read do with their time?

(Source: palahniukandchocolate, via galdikas-deactivated20121116)

#books   #reading   #statistics   #sad   #literature  
fuckyeahevolution:

New Statistical Model Moves Human Evolution Back Three Million Years
ScienceDaily (Nov. 5, 2010) — Evolutionary  divergence of humans and chimpanzees likely occurred some 8 million  years ago rather than the 5 million year estimate widely accepted by  scientists, a new statistical model suggests.

fuckyeahevolution:

New Statistical Model Moves Human Evolution Back Three Million Years

ScienceDaily (Nov. 5, 2010) — Evolutionary divergence of humans and chimpanzees likely occurred some 8 million years ago rather than the 5 million year estimate widely accepted by scientists, a new statistical model suggests.

(Source: ecoandevo)

#evolution   #humans   #hominids   #chimpanzees   #apes   #statistics  
thecuntmentality:

I’m really fed up with seeing this on my dashboard.
More information can be found at rainn.org.
Also, please, if you ‘like’ this, reblog it. Thank you.
Love,
Taylor

thecuntmentality:

I’m really fed up with seeing this on my dashboard.

More information can be found at rainn.org.

Also, please, if you ‘like’ this, reblog it. Thank you.

Love,

Taylor

(via caraobrien)

#rape   #language   #rainn   #statistics  

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GPOY
Pampering myself with a massive cup of coffee and Lush Cupcake Face Mask. Need to in order to get through a day of statistics with the dreadful programme, SPSS.
On a side note, since using Lush products, my skin has been a lot clearer than it normally would be in these stressful circumstances. And it’s vegan, not chalked full of chemicals, and wasn’t tested on animals. So, you know… go get some.

GPOY

Pampering myself with a massive cup of coffee and Lush Cupcake Face Mask. Need to in order to get through a day of statistics with the dreadful programme, SPSS.

On a side note, since using Lush products, my skin has been a lot clearer than it normally would be in these stressful circumstances. And it’s vegan, not chalked full of chemicals, and wasn’t tested on animals. So, you know… go get some.

#me   #GPOY   #lush   #statistics   #my life