Extremely disappointed in several SasuSaku bloggers for thrashing Naruto: The Last only because it is focused on NaruHina, instead of their OTP. Don’t get me wrong, SasuSaku is my OTP, but it’s just pathetic how fellow SS lovers are proclaiming that the movie is either a filler or a semi-canon. They are either NH NOTP people, or they’re just SS extremists…

Studio Pierrot might have animated the movie, and they have a reputation of doing things quickly, and unfortunately, not proficiently, but that doesn’t justify some people’s actions. It is upsetting the NaruHina community because you are not giving them a chance to rejoice with all this negativity, and making the SasuSaku community (which by the way, was subjected to a lot of hate) look horrible.

SS has been attacked by SK, NSaku, NSasu, and many other fandoms. I’d have expected this damn community to understand NH fans. On behalf of the SS fandom, I apologize, NH…

For this, I have unfollowed some SSfans/NHhaters. I don’t want to see their hypocritical and irrelevant rants/theories/vain justifications.

anonymous asked:

Kso like my bf is a freak daddy. He likes to dip his throbbing cock in nutella and feed me like a newborn infant. Often times I can't finish all the nutella because I have this condition where I get full fast. So he's left unsatisfied since we have a lot of left overs. Also he likes to wait at the top of the stairway waving his cock around telling me to come up and get it. The problem with this is I have weak knees and I can barely get halfway. He Knows this. How can I become more proficient?


anonymous asked:

Hi paywastoon! Just curious, how many languages do you know and which have been the most useful to you in your professional life? :) Salam!


4 with a comfortable fluency, 3 with a reading proficiency.. right now, German is proving to be the most useful (there is so much research done on things in German that was never translated into English!). Dari and Pashto also help, for the purposes for my own specific research. It depends on the situation, honestly. 

boundlesscourage asked:

Sounds good. Like a school that trains prospective soldiers in any and all things that could help them. Link would be more of the 'dumb muscle', in that he doesn't have interests in tactics or strategy, and as such is proficient with weapons and the sword.

((He seemed to be a strategist in a way. Using his weapons to outsmart enemies and expose their weakness like in the game. Perhaps he’ll be a dumb muscle starting out and leaves with knowledge of combat?))

The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting. This is the treason of the artist: a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain. If you can’t lick ‘em, join ‘em. If it hurts, repeat it. But to praise despair is to condemn delight, to embrace violence is to lose hold of everything else. We have almost lost hold; we can no longer describe a happy man, nor make any celebration of joy.
—  Ursula Le Guin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

"And if the snow buries my…
My neighborhood.
And if my parents are crying,
Then I’ll dig a tunnel from my window to yours
Yeah, a tunnel from my window to yours.” -Neighbourhood#1, Tunnels.

The Cecil/Carlos separation is hitting me very hard.


Remember that Slate.com map? Our data wizard partner in crime Karthick Ramakrishnan had a crack at the data because he thought it looked a little fishy. He came up with the top map, which has since been replicated by another demographer. (Not 100% sure how Slate came up with their original map using the same data.)

He also responded to a popular social media request for a most common Asian languages map (map #2 above). And decided to make another critical intervention: which languages are commonly spoken in households with limited English proficiency (maps 3 & 4).

Tracking and mapping limited English proficiency households is in many ways more important than the feel-good language diversity of the first two maps. It can inform how we allocate resources to translation services, how we provide essential services like health care and education, how we do business, and how we live in our communities.

Read more about the map fixes here.

  • Teacher:So class, how do we find the acceleration of the object?
  • Me:You do that one equation that has the a but not the x and then you do that *does weird hand motion* thing so it's, yeah, and then do the what's known in it and get the answer.
  • Teacher:... Well... What you have to do is use the kinematic equation that includes the acceleration but does not need the displacement, and then you isolate the variable[....]
  • Me:mhm yeah that's what I just said.

As a student, you may not get much practice at suturing. Although it’s basically glorified knot-tying, there is also something satisfying about being able to do it well. Or so we would assume, having not reached the dizzying heights of knot-proficiency ourselves.

Like all procedural skills, the only way for it to become instinctive is practice; anyone training up in surgery can be found absent-mindedly tying knots in spare thread around their coffee mugs. Whenever your practice sutures are awful (which, if you are anything like me, is often), don’t be too hard on yourself, because there will be plenty of others who will do that for you. Just  remember that the path to attaining any art is the same: practice!

More misguided ideas about language I'm tired of hearing
  • "The English language is in decline. Do you see how all these kids are writing in text speak?"
  • "The French language is in decline because people borrow too many English words, like 'le cheeseburger'."
  • "Spanish is not as advanced as English. For example, they don't have the verb 'to like,' so they have to say 'me gusta,' or 'it's pleasing to me.' Also, Spanish doesn't have as many vowels."
  • "If a language doesn't have a word for something, its speakers don't know what it is."
  • "English is more advanced than other languages because it's so easy for us to borrow words." (Actually, all languages borrow. And it's no easier, or harder, in English than in any other language.)
  • "If you have an accent, you can't speak the language properly."
  • "The British speak a purer form of English than people in America or Australia." Or, "People in Spain speak purer Spanish than people in Latin America."
  • "Language influences thought."

Head injuries can make children loners

New research has found that a child’s relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury.

Neuroscientists at Brigham Young University studied a group of children three years after each had suffered a traumatic brain injury – most commonly from car accidents. The researchers found that lingering injury in a specific region of the brain predicted the health of the children’s social lives.

“The thing that’s hardest about brain injury is that someone can have significant difficulties but they still look okay,” said Shawn Gale, a neuropsychologist at BYU. “But they have a harder time remembering things and focusing on things as well and that affects the way they interact with other people. Since they look fine, people don’t cut them as much slack as they ought to.”

Gale and Ph.D. student Ashley Levan authored a study to be published April 10 by the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, the leading publication in the field of rehabilitation. The study compared the children’s social lives and thinking skills with the thickness of the brain’s outer layer in the frontal lobe. The brain measurements came from MRI scans and the social information was gathered from parents on a variety of dimensions, such as their children’s participation in groups, number of friends and amount of time spent with friends.

A second finding from the new study suggests one potential way to help. The BYU scholars found that physical injury and social withdrawal are connected through something called “cognitive proficiency.” Cognitive proficiency is the combination of short-term memory and the brain’s processing speed.

“In social interactions we need to process the content of what a person is saying in addition to simultaneously processing nonverbal cues,” Levan said. “We then have to hold that information in our working memory to be able to respond appropriately. If you disrupt working memory or processing speed it can result in difficulty with social interactions.”

Separate studies on children with ADHD, which also affects the frontal lobes, show that therapy can improve working memory. Gale would like to explore in future research with BYU’s MRI facility if improvements in working memory could “treat” the social difficulties brought on by head injuries.

“This is a preliminary study but we want to go into more of the details about why working memory and processing speed are associated with social functioning and how specific brain structures might be related to improve outcome,” Gale said.