Mikes Riding Bikes

Aspiring comedian, science journalist, grad-school sufferer and 20-something from South Jersey living in NYC.

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ala-derive:

Constantly disappointed in slim friends who label themselves humorously as “fat” or “obese” after eating one meal. Not only is it incredibly fatphobic, but it makes eating a toxic activity for fat friends to participate in around you.

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kiwiggle:

If i can find any gif that accurately represents the way I run in my dreams it’s this one

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pollicinor:

Povero gatto

pollicinor:

Povero gatto

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pleatedjeans:

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pleatedjeans:

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jour72312:

jtotheizzoe:

compoundchem:

Version 1 of ‘A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science’. Thanks for everyone’s suggestions earlier in the week, attempted to include as many of them as possible!
Download link here: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-ap

Approach the world with an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.
Here’s a list of tips on how to weigh good science from bad. Combine that with my video on “How to Read Science News" and you’ll be in pretty good shape and shall never be led astray: 


Good advice on getting the story straight.

jour72312:

jtotheizzoe:

compoundchem:

Version 1 of ‘A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science’. Thanks for everyone’s suggestions earlier in the week, attempted to include as many of them as possible!

Download link here: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-ap

Approach the world with an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.

Here’s a list of tips on how to weigh good science from bad. Combine that with my video on “How to Read Science News" and you’ll be in pretty good shape and shall never be led astray: 

Good advice on getting the story straight.

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jennerallydrawing:

I’m not super great at gif-ing things, but here you guys go!

jennerallydrawing:

I’m not super great at gif-ing things, but here you guys go!

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#an accurate summary of their entire relationship

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crookedinspiration:

fabriciomora:

How Did Famous Creative People Spend Their Days?

Creative Routines by RJ Andrews  

I love this.

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hamster37:

i-am-here-to-swallow-fire:

artpopp:

i fucking cant

fucking pugs.

Ok this made my day lol

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cracked:

steel-cut-oats:

cracked:

Trans panic: it’s so much more than a highly original gag!
5 Shocking Realities of Being Transgender the Media Ignores

#5. We’re Not Trying to Trick Anyone
By society’s unspoken rule, just hanging out at a club is an act of deception for [a trans person] like me. After all, some guy might think I’m cute and approach me. If that person flies into a rage upon hearing the truth, society will be entirely on his side — even though that rage may involve him trying to beat the shit out of me, or worse.

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Killin’ it, Cracked. Simply killin’ it. 

cracked:

steel-cut-oats:

cracked:

Trans panic: it’s so much more than a highly original gag!

5 Shocking Realities of Being Transgender the Media Ignores

#5. We’re Not Trying to Trick Anyone

By society’s unspoken rule, just hanging out at a club is an act of deception for [a trans person] like me. After all, some guy might think I’m cute and approach me. If that person flies into a rage upon hearing the truth, society will be entirely on his side — even though that rage may involve him trying to beat the shit out of me, or worse.

Read More

Killin’ it, Cracked. Simply killin’ it. 

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pleatedjeans:

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newyorker:

John McPhee reflects on the multitude of interviews he has conducted during his journalism career, and, in detailing several of them—with Woody Allen, Jackie Gleason, Richard Burton, and others—offers advice for speaking effectively with sources (subscription required): http://nyr.kr/1dU0FNY
Illustration by Leo Espinosa.

newyorker:

John McPhee reflects on the multitude of interviews he has conducted during his journalism career, and, in detailing several of them—with Woody Allen, Jackie Gleason, Richard Burton, and others—offers advice for speaking effectively with sources (subscription required): http://nyr.kr/1dU0FNY

Illustration by Leo Espinosa.

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stunningpicture:

So, my friend made herself into 15 foot long cardboard velociraptor with googly eyes

Marry me.

stunningpicture:

So, my friend made herself into 15 foot long cardboard velociraptor with googly eyes

Marry me.

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fuckyeahdementia:

no fucks

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