Sarah Moola - Young, British and Muslim →
daphnedoesderby: Sarah Moola is the only Muslim girl in the UK who competes in roller derby. Despite its reputation as an aggressive contact sport with women wearing raunchy costumes, Sarah adores roller derby and insists it does not clash with her religious beliefs. When she was meeting prospective husbands with her parents, Sarah was careful to choose someone who would be happy to let her...
Under the Mask – Iron Man: A Terrible Privilege →
kel-o-watt: an interesting (and Spoilery) article about Iron Man 3 and PTSD
Peter Shankman: 'If Google Glass Fails, It's... →
walkerhamilton: This is almost comically misguided. Glass will succeed or fail on its own merits, just as most mass market products do. The problem with Segway wasn’t that Peter Shankman drew attention to himself by riding it all over New York. The problem with Segway is that almost no one wanted a $4000 scooter, and the only people that Segway did appeal to were socially-maladjusted,...
Thanks for all the Mad Men spoilers, Tumblr! I’d hate to think we could go 24 hours without posting screen caps that give away last nights episode
amonsteraday: wut4: muttershanks: wut4: piddlebucket replied to your post: piddlebucket replied to your photo: Things that… do you play it on your phone??? how does work?? Yeah it’s an iOS game. One of those town-builder/cow-clicker a la tiny tower, but more fun/less grindy than TT. I play Happy Street too! It’s so cuuuuute We can all be freinnnddssssss! What is this game is...
http://24.media.tumblr.com/26d8915b81dfd954ce19aff62f2457a1/tumblr_mls0lfrETL1qijoeyo2_1280.png So this was on the internet today
Daphne Does Derby: The Secret Life of Hijabis →
daphnedoesderby: Curious friends often ask me questions about the hijab. They’re interested to know my motivations and day to day difficulties. Sometimes people have seen an ambitious headscarf creation and want to know how it was achieved. Unfortunately, that’s a little bit like asking someone how a…
Lauren Elizabits: Roller Derby Dramz →
brendanmc: nomcakes: So if people are saying 27/5 is impossible they may want to find a new sport. Because guess what! This is a sport. I’m not a fast skater, I’m a bigger girl and I can do this WITH obstacles (which includes multiple skaters moving side-to-side all over the track and knee falls/rock stars/etc on the whistle.) Train harder, train smarter and *cough* work on your crossovers....
All that need be mentioned of Ebert’s social life was that in the early 1980s he...– Roger Ebert dead at 70 after battle with cancer — a great obit from his paper, the Chicago Sun-Times (via nomcakes)
The Fourteenery: TRACKED by Jenny Martin in 14... →
fourteenery: Describe your debut, TRACKED, in 14 words: Han Solo, meet Phee…a daring street racer who transforms from rebel to revolutionary. Sound good? If so, follow The Fourteenery. One lucky reblogger of this post will win a prize pack including: 1.) One signed ARC of Ellen Hopkins’ FALLOUT … Anything to do with TRACKED is always going to be a re-blog. You heard about it here first.
'I was a Girl Scout for 3 years but that’s really... →
First time I’ve heard of a transgendered skater on a Men’s team. Not an MRDA team but they do play by the rule set. I hope we’ll see this inclusive team at some events. Edited: The are an MRDA team, they just didn’t say it on their web site, so I missed it. Awesome!