npr:

Success is what we all strive for in life. But the truth is that behind every success sits a pile of failures. And that’s just the way it should be, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.

itswalky:

redplebeian:

BAM

baaaaaaaaaaaaasically

(via fatbodypolitics)

newsweek:

seancolliermemories:

You are a hero. Everyone at MIT, Cambridge, and around the world thank you and are so honored by your service. You acted beyond bravery and my words cannot express how thankful I am that there are heroes like you the bless this world. My heart goes out to all the friends and family of Sean.  

Tumblr of the Day: Remembering the officer killed “in cold blood” on MIT’s campus last night. Do follow.

motherjones:

The show must go on.

(via newsweek)

fatbodypolitics:

the-idea-of-us:

dachattack:

phunkyvanspam:

majorfuckingcomplications:

theinturnet:

THIS IS SO PRECIOUS MY GOD

Can there be a cartoon show with these characters in it?

I love it, it’s like a child’s imagination come to life

Brb drawing things to submit

omg I want one.

bareps:

Andrew Rae’s cheeky drawing “People in glasses houses shouldn’t…” See more of Andrew’s hilarious illustrations here.

timelightbox:

“I saw the cop lift up the baby. When I look at the photos, I cry. The baby was screaming.”

Freelance photographer Bill Hoenk was on hand to document the chaos following the second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. His photograph of a Boston police officer carrying a wounded child is the cover image of TIME’s digital edition, a special report on the tragedy in Boston.

Read more here. (WARNING: graphic images)

(cover photo: Bill Hoenk)

motherjones:

Sen. Mitch McConnell just posted this to his Facebook page, upon the defeat of the watered-down Manchin-Toomey background checks compromise.

On an unrelated note: There were 151 victims of mass shootings in 2012. Here are their stories.