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taký malý sociálny experiment – bicykel v parku postupne kradne biely chalan, čierny chalan a biele dievča:

top 10 sexist comments in politics

if you know someone who doesn’t believe sexism exists, show them this

Angelina Jolie v OSN:

I will never forget the survivors I’ve met, or what they told me. The mother in Goma, whose five-year-old daughter had been raped outside a police station in plain view. Or the Syrian woman I met in Jordan last week, who asked I hide her name and face, because she knew that if she spoke out against the crimes against her, she would be attacked and possibly killed.

Rape is a tool of war. It is an act of aggression and a crime against humanity. The numbers are so vast, and the numbers so painful, that we often have to stop to remember that, behind each number is someone with a name, a personality, a story, and dreams no different from ours and those of our children.

I understand that there are many things that are difficult for the UN Security Council to agree on, but sexual violence in conflict should not be one of them. That it is a crime to rape young children is not something I imagine anyone in this room would not be able to agree on.

The rights and wrongs of this issue are straightforward, and the actions that need to be taken have been identified. What is needed is political will. And that is what is being asked of your countries today: To act on the knowledge of what is right and what is unjust, and to show the determination to do something about it.

chlapíkovi operujú hlavu a on pri tom hrá na gitare – video … ako tam funguje anestéza??

introverti, nedajte sa podceňovať

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rozhovor so šéfkuchárom Jaroslavom Židekom

Keď máte hotový guláš, uvarený a vy ho schladíte uzavriete do nejakého pohára a dáte do chladničky, tak tam je riziko kontaminácie podstatne menšie, keď sa to správne skladuje, než u toho steaku alebo minútky. Keď ho idete znovu podávať, predsa každú porciu musíte opäť prevariť a dochutiť. A toto hygienikom vadí. Ak ho neminiem, po troch hodinách ho musím vyhodiť. A ja nechápem prečo.

Navyše ja nesiem plné riziko ako prevádzkar, pretože sa nikto nebude súdiť s hygienikom, keby sa niečo stalo. Kuchárska hrdosť mi predsa nedovolí držať veci v neporiadku.  Takéto zákony a vyhlášky svojim spôsobom utláčajú tú našu prirodzenú stravu a je to nezmysel. Ale tak sa to bohužiaľ na Slovensku deje.

Veď guláš je najlepší, keď trochu postojí.

No práve, nielen guláš, ale aj segedín, sviečková, kapustnica… Tie chute sa lepšie rozložia státím. Opýtal som sa hygieničky: takže vy keď si doma uvaríte guláš, čo nezjete, vyhodíte? A ona mi odpovedala: čo je vás do toho? Tak som jej na to: nič, ja sa len pýtam, či keď si doma uvaríte sviečkovú, segedín a nedojete ho, tak ho vyhodíte.

Licia Ronzulli s dcérou v európskom parlamente

Licia Ronzulli v europskom parlamente

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Pre republikánskych politikov v Michigane je slovo vagína príliš vulgárne. Bolo použité v diskusii o ukončení tehotenstva. Dve senátorky boli preto vylúčené z debaty.

Je to veľmi nevhodné. [povedal Rep. Rick Johnson (R)] Máte malé deti? Je to niečo, čo by ste chceli, aby počuli od svojho poslanca?

Ak má tento muž dcéru, tak tá nemá vagínu, ale čo? “down there”? (Okrem toho neviem, koľko detí pozorne sleduje ich politické debaty…)

Čo povedala je urážlivé. [povedal Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville] Je to tak urážlivé, že to ani nechcem vysloviť pred ženami. Nepovedal by som to v zmiešanej spoločnosti.

Hmmm, neviem, či si tento muž uvedomil, že väčšina žien má vagíny? (A kolená a krk a neviem, čo ešte… keby sa zákon týkal týchto telesných častí, tiež by sa ich pomenovnie nemohlo vysloviť?) A pritom aj z lekárskeho pohľadu je to správny odborný výraz… Vyhodené zákonodarkyne prišli s geniálnou odpoveďou. Na schodoch pred parlamentom v pondelok zorganizovali čítanie diela Eve Ensler: Vagina Monologues.

Mne sa zdá práve naopak – ktokoľvek nemôže v parlamente vysloviť slovo vagína, by nemal mať nič do činenia so zákonmi, ktoré sa vagín týkajú.

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istým spôsobom mi toto jaguárie mláďa pripomína Kuba; a trochu aj tento malý slon, čo sa hrá na pláži…

ďalší film, ktorý si nepozriem

neúspech nie je zlý

You once described the inventor’s life as “one of failure.” How so?
I made 5,127 prototypes of my vacuum before I got it right. There were 5,126 failures. But I learned from each one. That’s how I came up with a solution. So I don’t mind failure. I’ve always thought that schoolchildren should be marked by the number of failures they’ve had. The child who tries strange things and experiences lots of failures to get there is probably more creative.

Not all failures lead to solutions, though. How do you fail constructively?
We’re taught to do things the right way. But if you want to discover something that other people haven’t, you need to do things the wrong way. Initiate a failure by doing something that’s very silly, unthinkable, naughty, dangerous. Watching why that fails can take you on a completely different path. It’s exciting, actually. To me, solving problems is a bit like a drug. You’re on it, and you can’t get off.

zámky na moste – zaujímavá tradícia: páriky zamknú zámok o plot mosta a kľúč pre šťastie a lásku hodia ro rieky

Zámky na moste

brogrammer problem

It is a widely understood truth that the single biggest challenge to a successful startup is attracting the right people. To literally handicap yourself by 50 percent is insanity.

o amputáciách a protézach

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asi by ma to nemalo prekvapovať, ale aj tak – že demokracia? Niektorí ľudia zjavne môže ovplyvňovať výsledky volieb viac ako iní

Adelson, who has built Las Vegas Sands into an global casino empire, will do “whatever it takes” to defeat Obama, this source says. And given that Adelson is worth $24.9  billion–and told Forbes in a recent rare interview about his political giving that he had been willing to donate as much as $100 million to his initial presidential preference, Newt Gingrich–that “limitless” description telegraphs potential nine-digit support of Romney.

s knihami sa dá robiť všeličo

Vlna

pri príležitosti Dňa otcov – vtipný inzerát

Vesmír z ničoho – Laurence Krauss vie prednášať:

it happens (zvýraznenie moje)

Tim Tebow does too. LeBron James poops. Derek Jeter, Maria Sharapova, Drew Brees — they all poop. Most of these stars will never have a Julie Moss moment or even a Serena Williams scare. And if they did, it’s highly unlikely they’d ever talk as openly about it as Paula Radcliffe does in discussing her own Defcon 1 incident. The British distance runner and Nike spokesperson was four miles from winning the 2005 London Marathon when she stopped suddenly and darted to the side of the course. Radcliffe had been losing time for several miles because of gastrointestinal disturbances — the kind that, according to one study, affect 83 percent of marathoners and that are usually preceded by gaseous outbursts that runners call walkie-talkies.

Radcliffe’s solution? She simply placed one hand on a metal crowd barricade for balance, used the other to curtain her shorts to the side and perched, precariously, over her shoes. Then, as they say in England, she proceeded to “have a poo” right there on the street and in broad daylight, within two feet of a startled spectator. “I didn’t really want to resort to that in front of hundreds of thousands of people,” she says, unfazed. “But when I’m racing, I’m totally focused on winning the race and running as fast as possible. I thought, I just need to go and I’ll be fine.”

She was fine. Radcliffe finished her pit stop, adjusted her shorts and floated through the next four miles to win by more than five minutes and set a world record for a women-only marathon. The most telling part of the whole scene was the BBC announcer’s description. He insisted Radcliffe was just stretching out “a cramp” during her brief detour. Cheeky bastard.

Afterward, there was no public backlash. That’s a tribute, Inglis says, to the supreme cultural power of sports. He offers this scenario: If Radcliffe had been out on the street in London a day earlier, walking with her kids or her dog, and stopped to relieve herself on the sidewalk, she would have been arrested, shunned and dropped by Nike within an hour. But the fact that she did it in the middle of a race made it not just okay but, in some weird way, kind of awesome. “You truly begin to get a sense of how influential sports are only when you realize it’s one of the few activities where society’s willing to override such strong feelings about defecation,” Inglis says. “We make something so taboo acceptable, for a little bit at least, because it’s being done for the sake of what we see as a higher sporting ideal.

najhoršie, čo dnes uvidíte – ako mohli?? V Číne ukončili tehotenstvo v 7. mesiaci proti vôli matky. A mŕtve nenarodené dieťa dali matke do postele. Trauma na celý život…

staré fotky dojčiacich matiek – vtedy zjavne odhalené prsníky pri kojení neboli až také nemravné

ako merať nerovnosť príjmov? počítajte stromy – porovnajte obrázky

petícia za to, aby časopis pre dievčatá zverejňoval aj neupravované obrázky dievčat

That’s why I’m asking Seventeen Magazine to commit to printing one unaltered — real — photo spread per month. I want to see regular girls that look like me in a magazine that’s supposed to be for me.

50 vecí, ktoré by deti mali skúsiť skôr ako budú mať 12

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Kreatívny otecko Jason Lee nemohol svoje deti brať so sebou na návštevy za svojou mamou, ktorá má oslabenú imunitu. A tak jej ukazuje aspoň vtipné fotky. S nápadmi na ne často prichádzajú práve jeho dve malé dievčatá.

fotka tehotného muža – myslím, že v tomto prípade je cisársky rez naozaj opodstatnený…

K netopierom mám vcelku pozitívny vzťah. Dodnes s nostalgiou spomínam na jednu noc na dne Grand Canyonu, kedy som sa o polnoci chladila ležiac na chrbte v potoku a dívala sa hore na nájazdy netopierov. Ale tohto Drakulu by som teda stretnúť nechcela.

mám okolo seba bublinu – nanešťastie bez piana sa k online verzii tohto článku nedostanete (ja som čítala papierovú verziu), ale keby náhodou, tak odporúčam

Jeho vlasy sú také isté ako moje. Aj ja raz môžem byť prezidentom. (Pri tomto článku som sa usmievala od začiatku do konca. Na druhú stranu, keď majú bieli potrebu obchytkávať vlasy černochom, tak škrípem zubami. To mi pripomína poťapkávanie zvierat v zoo. Alebo ľudí, ktorým sa zdá, že je v poriadku bez opýtania hladkať tehotnej žene brucho.)

5ročný Jacob skúša prezidentove vlasy

Vedeli ste, že na Olympijských hrách sa kedysi súťažilo aj v umení?

15 mesiacov po Egyptskej revolúcii, ktorá odstránila Mubaraka a mala znamenať novú éru pre krajinu, sa vraj Egyptské ženy cítia vylúčené z diania. Podľa mňa by bolo presnejšie napísať, že sú vylúčené…

 “At the time of the revolution, women were needed to fill out the numbers. Now, the decision-makers don’t need women, and we’re back to this idea that femininity is inferior and masculinity superior.”—Hoda Badran, head of the Egyptian Feminist Union.

Women hold just over 2 percent of the seats in Egypt’s new parliament, down from about 12 percent in the last elections held under Mubarak. The sharp decline followed the elimination of a quota to ensure women’s representation, which had been seen by many as a way to stack the body with members of Mubarak’s political party.

Military rulers did not include any women in the committee that wrote constitutional amendments adopted in a nationwide referendum last year. And there are no women among the 13 candidates who will be on the ballot Wednesday, when voting begins in the country’s first post-Mubarak presidential election.

zobrazovanie zaujatosti politických blogov

nevedel som, že aj v Afrike sú mestá (len keby to nebolo celé veľkými písmenami)

Zjednodušujú miesto, ktoré nie je jednoduché. Zobrazujú celý kontinent ako jednoliate zaostalé miesto. A pritom je o kus komplikovanejšie, ako ste sa kedy pokúsili pochopiť.

ako sa menila mapa Európy

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