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Ass, Bailey Jay, and Birthday: Dr Paul Coxon @paulcoxon Follow Happy 99th birthday Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission vanityfair.com/culture/2016/0 11:36 PM - 24 Aug 2017 71,988 Retweets 170,215 Likes O塞®@@お1.0 Oli Young @oliyoung Follow BY HAND SHE CALCULATED ROCKET TRAJECTORIES BY HAND. BUZZ ALDRIN TRUSTED NO-ONE ELSE, NOT EVEN THEIR COMPUTERS. Dr Paul Coxon paulcoxon Happy 99th birthday Katherine Johnson. NASA mathermatician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission vanityfair.com/culture/2016/... 5:37 AM-25 Aug 2017 216,800 Retweets 486,561 Likes V23 I 60O the-last-hair-bender: cartnsncreal: She should have a statue. Not those confederate MFs. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATHERINE!!! If anyone wants to know more about her and how she did that, watch Hidden Figures!!! Its one of my favourite movies and its about how she pushed through the racisn and sexism of her coworkers and showed everyone what an amazing person she is without ever demanding fame, only respect. She was a widowed mother of three daughters, and her mother would look after them during the day whilst she worked extra long hours at NASA to get all the work done as quickly as possible. She was so persuasive and demanding of respect (always by using unrefutable logic) that she mamaged to fet into pentagon meetings. Like, wow.You also get to see about her two closest friends who also worked at NASA, one of which (Mary Jackson) was Mary Jackson, the first black student at the University of Virginia. She took night classes at Hampton High School and was the only black person and the only woman in her class, just so that she could finally be an engineer. Every day shed go to NASA, work her ass off trying to engineer those shuttles properly so that no one would die, go home to have dinner with her family, then be off to classes until late at night. So inspiring.The other friend (Dorothy Vaughan) made herself indespensible to NASA so that she and thirty other women could keep their jobs when a computer was built that would replace them in their roles as human computers. She encouraged both of her friends to take every opportunity granted to them, whilst fighting to be the first African-American Supervisor at NASA, as she was already doing the job after they lost their supervisor and no one really pushed replacing her.The movie is both empowering to all women, but most of all WOC, and is incredibly important in how it shows the racism that these women faced on top of the sexism, and how they pushed through because fuck those white guys, am I right? But, yeah, you should really watch it and pay attention to the little end bit where it talks about these three incredible women.
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Bad, Cars, and Christmas: AT&T M-Cell 52% E 11:43 PM a reddit.com reddit r/relationships Non-Romantic My [27F] sister [30F] always gives family members bizarre gifts that kill the mood, starting to worry about her mental state u/chloedear My 30 yr old sister is an amazing person, successful and very generous, but anytime there is any kind of occasion that requires gifts (bday, wedding, Christmas, baby shower) she gives really macabre gifts, usually related to preventing death, that tend to put a damper on the mood. Just some examples: Last Christmas she gave everyone in the family portable fire extinguishers so we don't die in house fires . The Christmas before that she gave us seatbelt cutters and glass break hammers "in case our cars go off the road and we're trapped in" (her words) . When my parents went to Europe last summer for a month, she gave them copies of The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook as if it were a real book and told them it had "a lot of good tips" . She gave my brother and his wife a security camera and motion light set when they got married because they purchased a home that, according to my sister, is in a neighborhood with an "unusually high crime rate." * The one that really got me was at my baby shower last week. She gave me, and I'm not kidding, this creepy infant CPR mannequin that gives feedback as to whether you're doing chest compressions luffykun3695: iwilleatyourenglish: wowvantasticbaby: Just so people know, I looked at the source and the sister was in a very bad car accident and these gifts are likely her way of dealing with her trauma. honestly…. the fact that they didn’t include this in the original post fucking sucks.but also… i know these gifts may seem “creepy,” but they’re all really practical (well, aside from the book) and show that she clearly cares about the safety of her loved ones. This makes me wonder how people view trauma. You see a lot assholes online of shitting on “sjws” for being triggered and not having ~real~ PTSD, but things like this make me wonder if people simply have no idea how to recognize PTSD when it’s not people freaking out over a loud noise.
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Bad, Cars, and Christmas: AT&T M-Cell 52% E 11:43 PM a reddit.com reddit r/relationships Non-Romantic My [27F] sister [30F] always gives family members bizarre gifts that kill the mood, starting to worry about her mental state u/chloedear My 30 yr old sister is an amazing person, successful and very generous, but anytime there is any kind of occasion that requires gifts (bday, wedding, Christmas, baby shower) she gives really macabre gifts, usually related to preventing death, that tend to put a damper on the mood. Just some examples: Last Christmas she gave everyone in the family portable fire extinguishers so we don't die in house fires . The Christmas before that she gave us seatbelt cutters and glass break hammers "in case our cars go off the road and we're trapped in" (her words) . When my parents went to Europe last summer for a month, she gave them copies of The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook as if it were a real book and told them it had "a lot of good tips" . She gave my brother and his wife a security camera and motion light set when they got married because they purchased a home that, according to my sister, is in a neighborhood with an "unusually high crime rate." * The one that really got me was at my baby shower last week. She gave me, and I'm not kidding, this creepy infant CPR mannequin that gives feedback as to whether you're doing chest compressions luffykun3695: iwilleatyourenglish: wowvantasticbaby: Just so people know, I looked at the source and the sister was in a very bad car accident and these gifts are likely her way of dealing with her trauma. honestly…. the fact that they didn’t include this in the original post fucking sucks.but also… i know these gifts may seem “creepy,” but they’re all really practical (well, aside from the book) and show that she clearly cares about the safety of her loved ones. This makes me wonder how people view trauma. You see a lot assholes online of shitting on “sjws” for being triggered and not having ~real~ PTSD, but things like this make me wonder if people simply have no idea how to recognize PTSD when it’s not people freaking out over a loud noise.
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