"I wanted to become something that was outside of the paradigms of expectation of the people in power."
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on why there aren’t more black scientists
"If someone can be kicked out of school for copying a paper, a person should be kicked out of school for raping another human being."
— Wagatwe Wanjuki, UVM Dismantling Rape Culture Conference 2014 (via thewastedgeneration)
(Source: byebyethinspo, via theinnermonologues)
"I met my wife at a Star Trek convention. She was study abroad from France and spoke little English, and I didn’t know a lick of French. So, for the first few months of our relationship, we communicated by speaking Klingon."
Hear more tales of nerdery in this week’s Pwn Up! (via dorkly)
Okay I’m not even a Star Trek fan but that’s beautiful.