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Stand on the shoulders of giants
I'm Radheya, and this is my weird random tumblr that has no direction whatsoever. So just sit back and enjoy my random science, music, debate, and occasionally hipster scenery reblogs.

My best friend's middle name is Buella.

And my life has officially falled apart. 



A Story Told Well: NPR’s Borderland 
NPR recently launched a special series, Borderland, in which Steve Inskeep traveled along the entire 2,428 mile border between the U.S. and Mexico to report on the nuances of immigration and the relationship between the two countries. Here are the radio stories, which are so worth listening to if this is an issue that you’ve had a hard time wrapping your mind around, or not seen fantastic reporting on before. And here is the stunning visual intro to the series, which breaks the piece down into 12 stories complete with moving characters, all the numbers (presented very digestibly) and a lot of context.

Aww thanks! In case anyone missed this last week, do spend some time with the Borderlands project. There’s lots of great images by Kainaz and great storytelling throughout. -Emily


my coworker just told me about a kid he knew in second grade that was really allergic to peanuts but one day during lunch he said that he couldn’t take it anymore and wanted to know what reeses taste like so he pulled out his epipen, ate the reese cup then stabbed himself with the epipen and told the teacher to call the hospital and that kid is the most hardcore kid I’ve ever heard of I wanna be his friend 

Spring Break was amazing

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Spending the past 3 hours on a single chem assignment that’s only ten points and only getting an 8 out of 10. Apparently this is what I want to do the rest of my life. 



17 Equations That Changed The World

I would argue that they merely described the world, rather than changed it, but still cool.