no one twerks like gaston
makes it work like gaston
no one drops down dat booty and jerks like gaston
He be up in the club with that ass gyrating,
My, he so fly, dat Gaston
“Hey baby, what’s your alt mode?” *Transforms into the Beast*
the absolute dread you feel when this happens is universal no matter what Evangelion canon you’re watching.
I’m reblogging this everyday.
Okay this mindset legitimately bothers me. The fact that people do this thing where they BRAG about how they don’t use math, as if to somehow say that they shouldn’t have learned it, I find to be seriously flawed.
The purpose of school isn’t to teach you ONLY what you will use directly every day. It’s to create adults who are well-rounded, intelligent individuals with at least a basic understanding of the way the world works and have respect for the different fields that create the world we live in today. Considering that math is one of the single greatest achievements of the human race and that nearly every single thing we know about the world, every single technological advancement is based in one way or another on mathematics, it’s NOT unreasonable to want people to have at least a basic understanding and respect for how it works.
Not to mention, math isn’t just some esoteric field that only mathematicians use. At it’s core, its simply about logic. Math helps develop problem solving skills and is a great exercise in logical thinking. It helps develop your brain. Math is the way that we take the world and condense it into a form that we can work with and manipulate. Even if you ONLY care about everyday useful skills, that mindset can help solve a variety of everyday problems, even ones we don’t usually think of as requiring math. (Just as an example, I work at a job that requires a lot of different repetitive tasks done as quickly as possible and I use a lot of quick mental algebra every day when I’m trying to figure out the most efficient way to organize my time.)
TLDR; It’s fine if you don’t personally enjoy math. It’s fine if you find it challenging, or hate your class or the way it’s taught. But don’t say that’s pointless to learn, because it’s the basis of our entire society as it is today and saying you shouldn’t learn it just because you don’t write equations in your everyday life, is like saying you shouldn’t have to learn where the other continents are because you don’t plan on going there. There are some things about the world that any responsible adult should have a basic understanding of, and math is one of them. It also teaches problem solving and logical thinking.
In other words: FUCK YEAH MATH.
Thank you kiarapyrenei! Algebra is the fundamental problem solving maths. And you think you don’t use it, but chances are, you have. Every day.
Example: You work at a store. You have 500 apples in your inventory. Your cash register tells you have sold 14. Now instead of counting the apples in inventory and wasting time and effort, you subtract the amount sold from your inventory to find out how many you have left.
it’s 14 + x = 500
that looks like basic ALGEBRA which in it’s simplest terms means to use a variable (letter) to denote something we don’t know.
Elementary maths is important and relevant everyday.
Thank you! These sort of posts were really starting to piss me off.
Simon Spurrier (via hammerheadyak)
The new X-Men Legacy is pretty great and you should read it.
Fun fact: Cheetahs only attack pray that runs
jesus that is good to know.
Yup, that’s the point you just stay still and let it do whatever the fuck it wants that doesn’t involved you getting eaten.
REALLY FUN FACT for big cats cheetahs are fucking docile as shit
my grandfather ran a cheetah sanctuary in south africa and he’d just lie with them and sleep among them and they’d rub against him and chirp at him they’re big fucking babies
Another Fun Fact: Cheetah’s are incredibly nervous animals. One of the (many) reason’s they’re going extinct is that cheetah’s are so sensitive and nervous, some of them are literally too nervous to breed. Other’s will breed, but stress themselves out so much, they’ll loose their cubs.
So zoo’s with breeding program’s had to figure out how to make Cheetah’s comfortable enough to first of all, get laid and secondly - not spazz themselves into miscarrying.
So what’d they do?
They gave the cheetah’s their very own Service Dogs!
The dogs make them feel safe, protected and secure!
Thats fucking adorable as hell