"To get a gun in Japan, first, you have to attend an all-day class and pass a written test, which are held only once per month. You also must take and pass a shooting range class. Then, head over to a hospital for a mental test and drug test (Japan is unusual in that potential gun owners must affirmatively prove their mental fitness), which you’ll file with the police. Finally, pass a rigorous background check for any criminal record or association with criminal or extremist groups, and you will be the proud new owner of your shotgun or air rifle. Just don’t forget to provide police with documentation on the specific location of the gun in your home, as well as the ammo, both of which must be locked and stored separately. And remember to have the police inspect the gun once per year and to re-take the class and exam every three years."

A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths (via buttension)

see, that’s gun control
you don’t take away a person’s right to bear arms
you take away a person’s ability to abuse their arms
i mean it’s high maintenance but i really think it’d be worth it if it saves lives  

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Its not higher maintenence than dead kids.

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midwesthotmess:

I’m starting to think that maybe ignoring problems doesn’t make them go away but I’m gonna keep trying, just to be sure

glitterdustcyclops:

no but people who don’t like pacific rim because it wasn’t logical or scientifically accurate like

yes

we know

we don’t care

it is an homage to that genre. the original godzilla was a dude clearly in a rubber suit stomping cardboard tokyo and we were supposed to just accept that. pacific rim is a movie where a government council sat around like “what are we gonna do about these giant aliens coming from the ocean?”

"let’s build equally giant robots to punch them in the face"

"yes perfect" and like, that was of course the logical response because it’s friggin cool

mako didn’t use the sword because she had to wait until the perfect cinematic moment to do so

this movie is a love letter to painfully dumb action movies, but it is also one of the smartest movies i’ve ever seen. it’s just telling a story in a different way. instead of having audience vehicle main character explain everything to us, the movie shows you a world and asks you to accept its premise, and then lets you discover the story yourself.

this movie glorifies platonic love and familial bonds, this movie is about how we as people are stronger together, that it’s not one lone hero guy who can save the world, but the unity of all of us. it’s about the sheer unmitigated gall of humanity- “fuck this noise, we’re canceling the apocalypse!” it’s about the stupid dumb loud optimism that looks at the world and wants it to better, demands it be better, and does so with fists of steel.

it’s bombast and noise and i love it to bits so shut up and sit down and let me enjoy my giant robots punching giant monsters in the face okay?

catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.
Photos by ©Brain Gremlin

catsbeaversandducks:

His name is Bartok and he’s the cutest baby you’ll ever see.

Photos by ©Brain Gremlin

fallontonight:

Josh reminisces about the 30th anniversary of his first film, The Goonies!
fallontonight:

Josh reminisces about the 30th anniversary of his first film, The Goonies!
fallontonight:

Josh reminisces about the 30th anniversary of his first film, The Goonies!

fallontonight:

Josh reminisces about the 30th anniversary of his first film, The Goonies!

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diiscotechjuliet:

Tous Les Memes | Stromae

Tu diras au revoir à ta mère, elle qui t’idéalise

Tu ne vois même pas tout ce que tu perds

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zanesjo:

actors who completely understand the characters they play and defend them to dumbass interviewers deserve the world and have my heart tbh.

batcii:

hewalksinstarlight asked for “jehan plus flowers?”

i hadn’t drawn jehan before so this was fun woooo, design mostly drawn from this post

heyclock:

i used to know a girl with a beautiful port wine birthmark and my family had a history of vitiligo both of which have become really fascinating and lovely to me

jhart87:

I have been laughing about this for days now.