In a victory activists were unsure they’d get, Uganda’s Constitutional Court overturned the country’s draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act today, declaring the anti-LGBT law “null and void” because of a parliamentary technicality in how it was passed.
The court determined that when members of Parliament passed the law in December 2013, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga had not established quorum — a required minimum number of members present to vote — effectively invalidating the law.
And now for some good news.
no one has a crush on me. i am too strong to be crushed
Goddamnit Drax I chortled.
If you’re reading this, chances are very high that your home has at least one — and maybe more! — magic appliance that produces clean water suitable for drinking. That’s one reason to avoid paying for bottled water.
Another reason? There’s a good chance the water you’re buying at the supermarket was bottled in California, a state currently enduring a severe drought.
(Images via MotherJones)
EVERYONE PLEASE AT LEAST TAKE A QUICK SECOND TO LOOK AT THIS
BECAUSE IT IS EFFECTING THE EXACT AREA I LIVE IN
Lots of people believe bottled water is safer and cleaner than tap water, when in reality there’s no evidence proving such a thing.
Penn & Teller’s Bullshit!: Bottled Water segment, gives a very good and thorough summary of the bottled water culture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHx6BX3HZJc
You want better water? Buy a Zero filter. SRSLY. Stop buying bottled if possible. You need water with you? Get reusable acrylic or glass water bottles (wrapped in a silicon sleeve) and fill it up from your filter pitcher. SAVE MONEY, SAVE MY STATE
Also worth mentioning a lot of soft drinks use water from these areas, it’s best to just generally avoid drinks that come in in plastic bottles.
Aaaand cue the angry letters from people telling me to check my privilege for advising against bottled water.
Look dudes clearly you gotta do what works for you, yes of course there are going to be extreme exceptions to the rule, and yes I’m clearly talking from a US/Canadian centric perspective…
Reblagging for truth
I always roll my eyes when people get upset if they hear the figures portrayed in modeling photoshoots and catalogue ads referred to as “fake” because, yes, what you are seeing in magazines is fake. Barring the fact that the styling alone usually involves a lot of heavy duty work done by an entire…
Attention puny humans! Strax, along with Jenny and Vastra, are back in a special intro scene to ‘Deep Breath’ - only available in cinemas.
Catch it on the big screen this Saturday night or Monday evening, along with the full 80 minute episode and a behind the scenes feature. Attend, or you will be annihilated! (Strax made us say that…)
Book your tickets now at http://bit.ly/DWDeepBreath-Fathom
Raise the signal boost!
I dunno that sounds like true love to me.
Guardians of the galaxy was so good.
Every day I thank KC Green for giving us dickbutt and filling that dickbutt shaped void we all unknowingly held in our hearts.