20th Jul 2014 | 3,872 notes
necessaryveganism:
The domestic hen is a descendent of the Red Junglefowl, who only lays a few eggs/year. Domestic hens have been bred by us to lay close to 300 eggs/year!
A typical egg-laying hen spends her life in a cage the size of a notebook.
The extreme psychological stress from over-crowding often leads to pecking, fighting, and cannibalism.
Because male chickens can’t lay eggs, they are separated from the females after birth and ground up alive.
Or they are dumped – still alive and conscious – into giant trash cans, where they are left to starve and/or suffocate.
To avoid the hens from injuring each other, a part of their beaks are cut off.
When the cost of feeding them out-grows the benefit derived from their egg production, they are slaughtered.
15% of the hatched chickens become meat. They are genetically selected to reach 6 times their natural weight in 1.5 months. They are still babies when we eat them, but they are so large for their soft bones that many cannot even stand on their legs, let alone walk.
Eggs are unhealthy to the point where it is illegal to market them as ‘healthy’, ‘nutritious’ or even ‘safe’.
In the end, they are hung upside down by their feet while fully conscious. First their heads will be dragged through a bath of electrically charged water, rendering most of them unconscious. They are then taken to an automatic neck cutter, where they are bled. After that they go to a scalding tank, which makes it easier to pluck them. Some chickens are still fully conscious after the electrical bath. 
Now you know.


Now I fucking know. Humans are the worst kind. The absolutely worst kind.Hey Merica, and Canada by some fucking free range eggs every once and a while.

necessaryveganism:

  1. The domestic hen is a descendent of the Red Junglefowl, who only lays a few eggs/year. Domestic hens have been bred by us to lay close to 300 eggs/year!
  2. A typical egg-laying hen spends her life in a cage the size of a notebook.
  3. The extreme psychological stress from over-crowding often leads to pecking, fighting, and cannibalism.
  4. Because male chickens can’t lay eggs, they are separated from the females after birth and ground up alive.
  5. Or they are dumped – still alive and conscious – into giant trash cans, where they are left to starve and/or suffocate.
  6. To avoid the hens from injuring each other, a part of their beaks are cut off.
  7. When the cost of feeding them out-grows the benefit derived from their egg production, they are slaughtered.
  8. 15% of the hatched chickens become meat. They are genetically selected to reach 6 times their natural weight in 1.5 months. They are still babies when we eat them, but they are so large for their soft bones that many cannot even stand on their legs, let alone walk.
  9. Eggs are unhealthy to the point where it is illegal to market them as ‘healthy’, ‘nutritious’ or even ‘safe’.
  10. In the end, they are hung upside down by their feet while fully conscious. First their heads will be dragged through a bath of electrically charged water, rendering most of them unconscious. They are then taken to an automatic neck cutter, where they are bled. After that they go to a scalding tank, which makes it easier to pluck them. Some chickens are still fully conscious after the electrical bath. 

Now you know.

Now I fucking know. Humans are the worst kind. The absolutely worst kind.

Hey Merica, and Canada by some fucking free range eggs every once and a while.

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15th Jul 2014 | 115,155 notes

thatruskieyakattack:

completed-nihilism:

Vantablack

British researchers have created the ‘new black’ of the science world - and it is being dubbed super black.

The material absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of light, a new world record, and is so dark the human eye struggles to discern its shape and dimension, giving the appearance of a black hole.

Named Vantablack, or super black, it also conducts heat seven and half times more effectively than copper, and is ten times stronger than steel.

It is created by Surrey NanoSystems using carbon nanotubes, which are 10,000 thinner than human hair and so miniscule that light cannot get in but can pass into the gaps in between.

Article

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any blacker. WHAMMY

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businessweek:

This week’s cover story takes you inside Dov Charney’s sleazy battle for American Apparel.

Yeah, this is all bullshit. It’s just another marketing ploy. Perhaps to raise more interest in AA. Get rid of Dov, and watch how fast that companies goes to shambles. It’s impossible to run the company without that man. Ryan Hollday of their marketing department probably has something to do with it. They’re all just bored. Not kicked off the board or suspended.

businessweek:

This week’s cover story takes you inside Dov Charney’s sleazy battle for American Apparel.

Yeah, this is all bullshit. It’s just another marketing ploy. Perhaps to raise more interest in AA. Get rid of Dov, and watch how fast that companies goes to shambles. It’s impossible to run the company without that man. Ryan Hollday of their marketing department probably has something to do with it. They’re all just bored. Not kicked off the board or suspended.

3rd Jul 2014 | 56 notes
fastcompany:

Move over, green juice. Startup execs, Hollywood A-listers, and regular joes are now swearing by butter-infused Bulletproof coffee.

“Did I throw a handful of products up against a refrigerator and see what stuck? No. Anything that increases human performance is fair game.”

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Bulletproof your life bitches. Dave Asprey is the man.

fastcompany:

Move over, green juice. Startup execs, Hollywood A-listers, and regular joes are now swearing by butter-infused Bulletproof coffee.

“Did I throw a handful of products up against a refrigerator and see what stuck? No. Anything that increases human performance is fair game.”

Read More>

Bulletproof your life bitches. Dave Asprey is the man.

2nd Jul 2014 | 22 notes
fastcompany:

Oh Grrrrrrreatt, 300 Vintage Ad Characters Have Invaded SFO
Those who think modern advertising is lacking the gravitas provided by talking tunas will want to make a nostalgia-soaked stopover at SFO in the next few months. ”A World of Characters,” author and pop culture historian Warren Dotz’s collection of 300 iconic animals, mythical creatures, and anthropomorphic foods, is on display at the San Francisco International Airport through January 4.
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Please give me Captian Crunch and Tony the Tiger. Also, have you noticed how even if the Character aren’t human it’s still predominately a male figure. Now, that’s fucked up, all iconic characters must be gay.

fastcompany:

Oh Grrrrrrreatt, 300 Vintage Ad Characters Have Invaded SFO

Those who think modern advertising is lacking the gravitas provided by talking tunas will want to make a nostalgia-soaked stopover at SFO in the next few months. ”A World of Characters,” author and pop culture historian Warren Dotz’s collection of 300 iconic animals, mythical creatures, and anthropomorphic foods, is on display at the San Francisco International Airport through January 4.

Slideshow>

Please give me Captian Crunch and Tony the Tiger. Also, have you noticed how even if the Character aren’t human it’s still predominately a male figure. Now, that’s fucked up, all iconic characters must be gay.

2nd Jul 2014 | 21,709 notes

sixpenceee:

According to a study in the journal Animal Cognition, chimpanzee’s do something that seems altogether arbitrary: ear accoutrements.

“Our observation is quite unique in the sense that nothing seems to be communicated by it,” says study author Edwin van Leeuwen, a primate expert at the Max Planck Institute in The Netherlands.

To figure out if this was really a tradition, and not just chimpanzees sticking grass in their ears at random, van Leeuwen and his colleagues spent a year observing four chimp groups in Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage Trust, a sanctuary in Zambia.

There’s no genetic or ecological factors, the scientists believe, that would account for this behavior — only culture.

Chimpanzees putting grass in their ears is like us wearing earrings. 

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feminismisatrick:

misanthrpologie:

Saving Face (2012), acid attacks on women in Pakistan

Meanwhile, in America, feminists are complaining about how dress codes are oppressive.

You idiots have never experienced oppression, and pray you never do, because this is what it looks like.

This should not be a topic of their discussion. She should be living in that house and her husbands home should be in a grave six feet under the house.

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letsriseonup:

This is how your trash ends up in the oceans.

Fuck people and all their trash. One day I will turn everybodies trash into gold, and then I’m going to put all my gold into making sure there’s no such thing as trash. EVER.

letsriseonup:

This is how your trash ends up in the oceans.

Fuck people and all their trash. One day I will turn everybodies trash into gold, and then I’m going to put all my gold into making sure there’s no such thing as trash. EVER.

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cross-connect:

Selected works by Naturel

Naturel is a Brooklyn-based artist whose works show a refined sense of geometry. Some have called his approach a modern take on cubism, but his mix of fine art and popular culture references creates a quirky and unique style.

Posted to Cross Connect by Mike

Yeah, I usually draw geometric shapes into art not as pretty as this. Is the first one Basquiat.