Guild Wars 2 creature photoshoot sparks monster scare in China (update) | Polygon

I’m all for the idea of the existence of ET’s, but not everything you see is at appears. My husband is an FX artist for the video game company ArenaNet & this last week they caused a pretty big uproar when their Chinese publisher was doing a photo shoot for an add for the game…

A Girl Left Her Contacts In For 6 Months And Amoebas Ate Her Eyeballs | IFLScience

I’m posting this cause I was a contact wearer for 15+ years before I had corrective eye surgery. It is SO important to take care of your eyes guys!!!

Whose Side Are You On? - Join the battleforthenet.com and stop Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from destroying Net Neutrality and an open Internet.

alxndrasplace:

We’re in the battle for the net.

CABLE COMPANIES ARE SPENDING MILLIONS TO GUT NET NEUTRALITY AND SLOW YOUR INTERNET TO A CRAWL. WE CAN’T LET THEM.

Take action now!
Congress & the FCC must hear from all of us before the new deadline, 11:59pm Friday (today, 7/19).

"Net neutrality is the First Amendment of the Internet, the principle that Internet service providers (ISPs) treat all data equally." (opening line of the petition)

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Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

climateadaptation:

Pretty harsh article on Miami’s situation with sea level rise. Miami actually has a lot of control over its own population growth and zoning laws. Mayor Stoddard may be right about his state’s politicians, but he’s just as culpable by allowing rapid development.

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