"In 1979, when the minimum wage was $2.90, a hard-working student with a minimum-wage job could earn enough in one day (8.44 hours) to pay for one academic credit hour. If a standard course load for one semester consisted of maybe 12 credit hours, the semester’s tuition could be covered by just over two weeks of full-time minimum wage work—or a month of part-time work. A summer spent scooping ice cream or flipping burgers could pay for an MSU education. The cost of an MSU credit hour has multiplied since 1979. So has the federal minimum wage. But today, it takes 60 hours of minimum-wage work to pay off a single credit hour, which was priced at $428.75 for the fall semester."
We all know that Custer died at the Battle of Little Big Horn. What this book supposes is, “what if he didn’t?”
9 sinister things the Christian right does in the name of God
Hobby Lobby isn’t alone. Evangelicals routinely manipulate the Bible’s teachings to serve their political agenda
(Source: salon, via wilwheaton)
"I spent like 10 years of my life pretending to fly around on a broomstick and you’re asking me if preparing for a love scene was ‘tricky’ because the other person also had a penis?"
DanRad is approaching press junkets like Scarlett Johansson. It is interesting when people that young are powerful enough and secure enough to not have to abide by the usual rules with the press. How they handle that freedom.
He’s on point.
(Source: badkryptonian, via hellotailor)