Why Finland’s schools are great (by doing what we... →
Finland has one other significant advantage over the United States. The child-poverty rate in Finland is under 4 percent. Here it is 22 percent and rising. It’s a well-known fact that family income is the most reliable predictor of academic performance. Finland has a strong social welfare system; we don’t. It is not a “Socialist” nation, by the way. It is egalitarian and capitalist. I was asked...
Remember when Kim Kardashian made about $18...
Dutch parents, by contrast, downplay the dangerous and difficult sides of...– What the US Can Learn from the Dutch About Teen Sex (via accumulatio-artemis) I would like to be this kind of parent. (via fuckyeahmenfolk)
the reason i love giraffes. this commercial right...
roddyj: I love the girl’s face in this. She’s just like “Damnit, he’s kissing the giraffe again.”
‘“Fat” is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants...– Jk. Rowling (via rosemtyler)
Jag är så jävla snygg!
Jag är så jävla snygg!
I don't understand Children.
lolsofunny: When they wake up they’re all like.. When I wake up I have no energy.. At school they’re all.. At school I’m like.. When they get mad at someone they’re like … When I get mad at someone… When they tell their parents off the parents are like.. When I tell my parents off they’re like.. I can’t.
Don't Mess With an English Teacher →
A conversation with my father whom we'll call...
Dad: Money for rent will be in your account Friday.
Me: Much appreciated. Also, I'll be making a guest appearance this weekend... it's whatever. Make sure the paparazzi don't show.
Dad: I don't think that'll happen. Your room is painted, we're putting in a new bed and wood floors Saturday.
Me: Wow, all for me?! You didn't have to.... (Yes you did. I expect a red carpet entrance too when I walk in the door.)
Dad: We were going to, but the pope took the carpet with him.
Me: What's a "pope?" Is that that decorative stuff old people use to make rooms smell good?
Dad: That German guy with the weird hat.
Being gay is like glitter, it never goes away.– Lady Gaga Which is why the two go so well together!
Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the...– Alan Keightley (via monkeyknifefight)