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15

Aug

atlanticinfocus:

From Desperate Iraqi Minorities Flee ISIS Attacks, one of 36 photos. Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, ride a donkey as they make their way towards the Syrian border, on the outskirts of Sinjar mountain, near the Syrian border town of Elierbeh, on August 10, 2014. Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq’s human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday. (Reuters/Rodi Said)

atlanticinfocus:

From Desperate Iraqi Minorities Flee ISIS Attacks, one of 36 photos. Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, ride a donkey as they make their way towards the Syrian border, on the outskirts of Sinjar mountain, near the Syrian border town of Elierbeh, on August 10, 2014. Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq’s human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday. (Reuters/Rodi Said)

14

Aug

You may know her from the incredibly popular song “Somebody That I Used to Know,” but in my opinion, Kimbra is one of the most revolutionary artists in music right now.

I’ve posted a video of the making of her upcoming album, The Golden Echo. You’ll see her tinker with production and someone going HAM on the synth. You can also get the first listen of each track on the album at NPR.

In her newest single “Miracle,” she literally mimics a horn section with her voice in the middle of the song. She says, “I sound like an alien, but it’s so much more interesting than just getting a horn section in. And cheaper!”

Kimbra is my musical soul-mate :) She’s heavily influenced by and enjoys R&B, but is able to take that and end up with this funky indie pop sound that’s totally unique to the pop music scene. I have so much respect for her as a musician and performer. 

13

Aug

officialssay:

Screenshot of a tweet sent by FAFSA. It has since been taken down, and the agency apologized. 

But this is my favorite Bridesmaids quote!!!

officialssay:

Screenshot of a tweet sent by FAFSA. It has since been taken down, and the agency apologized. 

But this is my favorite Bridesmaids quote!!!

surisburnbook:

Estelle Style

Estelle: Princess of Sweden. Duchess of Attitude.

(Source: leonorelilianmaria)

12

Aug

I’m usually too lazy to make certain things, but I made ranch dressing and a fun mayo a few weeks ago and was so happy with the results!! I found an awesome garlic basil mayo because I love using basil as much as I can in the summer. Then the ranch dressing/dip is from a website my sister-in-law’s sister (that’s a lot of sisterssss) told me about.

For some reason you can’t use hyperlinks when you’re doing a photo post like this, so sorry for the ugly URL links below… Pictured is the ranch dressing. Enjoy!

Ranch Dip ingredients:

2/3 cup avocado oil or light olive oil (has to be LIGHT olive oil)
1 room temperature egg
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp granulated garlic
1 tbsp dried herbs or handful chopped fresh herbs
2 Tbsp full fat unsweetened canned coconut milk 

MORE AT: http://planksloveandguacamole.blogspot.com/2014/05/bacon-and-ranch-cauliflower-dippers.html

Garlic Basil Mayo ingredients:

1 room-temperature egg
2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. ground mustard
1 small clove garlic
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried basil
A little more than 1 cup light olive oil (has to be LIGHT olive oil)

MORE AT: http://www.lifemadefull.com/2012/02/21/dairy-free-garlic-basil-mayo/

I’m usually too lazy to make certain things, but I made ranch dressing and a fun mayo a few weeks ago and was so happy with the results!! I found an awesome garlic basil mayo because I love using basil as much as I can in the summer. Then the ranch dressing/dip is from a website my sister-in-law’s sister (that’s a lot of sisterssss) told me about.

For some reason you can’t use hyperlinks when you’re doing a photo post like this, so sorry for the ugly URL links below… Pictured is the ranch dressing. Enjoy!

Ranch Dip ingredients:

2/3 cup avocado oil or light olive oil (has to be LIGHT olive oil)
1 room temperature egg
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp granulated garlic
1 tbsp dried herbs or handful chopped fresh herbs
2 Tbsp full fat unsweetened canned coconut milk

MORE AT: http://planksloveandguacamole.blogspot.com/2014/05/bacon-and-ranch-cauliflower-dippers.html

Garlic Basil Mayo ingredients:

1 room-temperature egg
2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. ground mustard
1 small clove garlic
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried basil
A little more than 1 cup light olive oil (has to be LIGHT olive oil)

MORE AT: http://www.lifemadefull.com/2012/02/21/dairy-free-garlic-basil-mayo/

08

Aug

This takes me baaaack.

(Source: Spotify)

07

Aug

Will anyone stop ISIS?

Christian genocide. 

As  said, “10 years from now films will be made about genocide in Syria & Iraq. Like ‘Hotel Rwanda’ audiences will ask “Why didn’t anyone do anything?”

[Link in the title]

surisburnbook:

Kanye took North West the Person to work. Or, presumably, a babysitter brought NWTP to the studio for a quick photo op. It had been a while.

LOLZingz

surisburnbook:

Kanye took North West the Person to work. Or, presumably, a babysitter brought NWTP to the studio for a quick photo op. It had been a while.

LOLZingz

06

Aug

Mmmhmm.

Mmmhmm.

05

Aug

WHEN I SPY A GLUTEN FREE CUPCAKE (THAT LOOKS EDIBLE)