"So I ask the American commentators, please stop announcing that Landon Donovan is the “all-time U.S. leading goal scorer.” He is not. With 57 international goals, he’s not even in the Top Five.

The all-time U.S. leading goal scorer is Abby Wambach, with 167 goals, followed by Mia Hamm (158), Kristine Lilly (130), Michelle Akers (105) and Tiffeny Milbrett (100). In fact, Abby Wambach is the all-time leading goal scorer in the world, among all soccer players, male or female."

World Cup Soccer Stats Erase The Sport’s Most Dominant Players: Women (via cypher2)

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#whatimreading just finished and highly recommend

#whatimreading just finished and highly recommend

rachelinbrooklyn:

Seriously.

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#whatimreading #thirdplate

#whatimreading #thirdplate

huffingtonpost:

President Obama came down hard on gun-control laws during today’s Tumblr Q&A. See the president’s full response on gun control here.

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jtotheizzoe:

Do you knit? Here’s some scientific proof that it’s good for you. 

Dedicated, calm, repetitive practice, just the sort you get from knitting, drawing, crafting, or practicing an instrument, can induce a “relaxation response”, essentially the opposite of “fight or flight.”

BrainCraft breaks down the needly neuropsychology for you.

For those of you who are interested in knitting and the brain, might I suggest you combine them like so:

(knitted brain by Karen Norberg/Boston Museum of Science)

Miles learned a hard lesson today…someone stole his skateboard from the yard while we were eating dinner. He made a sign and wants to go door to door. “Miss[ing] skateboard. Did you steal my skateboard? Can you give it back if you stole it”

Miles learned a hard lesson today…someone stole his skateboard from the yard while we were eating dinner. He made a sign and wants to go door to door. “Miss[ing] skateboard. Did you steal my skateboard? Can you give it back if you stole it”

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"Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place."

— Kurt Vonnegut  (via framesjanco)

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Nightly #harvest

Nightly #harvest

Tags: harvest

First peas from the #garden

First peas from the #garden

Tags: garden

universalequalityisinevitable:

David Suzuki in this interview about facing the reality of climate change and other environmental issues from Moyers & Company.

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