halftheskymovement
halftheskymovement:

Farrah Khan, a survivor of sexual assault, wrote this satirical list of tips on ”How to Avoid Rape” based on the kinds of tips she herself received after she was assaulted. Tired of the constant victim blaming that promotes rape culture, Khan decided to take a stand. “These kinds of safety tips shame and blame survivors. They fail to recognize institutional barriers and that the responsibility for the assault is on the perpetrator,” she says. 
Read more via The Huffington Post.

halftheskymovement:

Farrah Khan, a survivor of sexual assault, wrote this satirical list of tips on ”How to Avoid Rape” based on the kinds of tips she herself received after she was assaulted. Tired of the constant victim blaming that promotes rape culture, Khan decided to take a stand. “These kinds of safety tips shame and blame survivors. They fail to recognize institutional barriers and that the responsibility for the assault is on the perpetrator,” she says. 

Read more via The Huffington Post.

everythingmcdonalds
everythingmcdonalds:

SEE THIS SCREEN!?
It is for YOUR convenience. It is there to limit mess ups and miscommunications. 99% of the time we will say, “If your order is correct on the screen,” or something along those lines. When we say that it is your cue to check it out and make sure. At that point we are NOT liable for mess ups with your order. If you asked for no pickle and the screen says extra pickle and you didn’t correct it, it is your fault. Please pay attention…
Example: One time I had a customer where his order was messed up because he wanted no onions or pickle, but it went on the screen as only “No Onions.” He came in SCREAMING because of this. I told him I’d replaced his burger, but next time he has to read the screen and make sure that it all is correct. He proceeded to scream even more and tell us that his job was NOT to read the screen and he didn’t come here to read. Then he tried telling us the sun was shining on the screen, even though it is a special made box to show even if the sun is shining on it…. People can be insane…

everythingmcdonalds:

SEE THIS SCREEN!?

It is for YOUR convenience. It is there to limit mess ups and miscommunications. 99% of the time we will say, “If your order is correct on the screen,” or something along those lines. When we say that it is your cue to check it out and make sure. At that point we are NOT liable for mess ups with your order. If you asked for no pickle and the screen says extra pickle and you didn’t correct it, it is your fault. Please pay attention…

Example: One time I had a customer where his order was messed up because he wanted no onions or pickle, but it went on the screen as only “No Onions.” He came in SCREAMING because of this. I told him I’d replaced his burger, but next time he has to read the screen and make sure that it all is correct. He proceeded to scream even more and tell us that his job was NOT to read the screen and he didn’t come here to read. Then he tried telling us the sun was shining on the screen, even though it is a special made box to show even if the sun is shining on it…. People can be insane…

scienceyoucanlove

rhamphotheca:

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

by Damian Carrington

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.

The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was known but the research shows a new scale and scope of damage, particularly for beef. The popular red meat requires 28 times more land to produce than pork or chicken, 11 times more water and results in five times more climate-warming emissions. When compared to staples like potatoes, wheat, and rice, the impact of beef per calorie is even more extreme, requiring 160 times more land and producing 11 times more greenhouse gases…

(read more: The Guardian UK)

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