LifeStraw purifies water instantly and inexpensively: it is a solution that can provide millions of under-privileged people with safe drinking water.
reblogging again because science
Seriously, Science. Do your thing.
IT’S ONLY 20$.
OH MY GOD
I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR TUMBLR TO GET WIND OF THIS
I’ll always signal boost this because not only does this work for people in under privilege areas it’s also proof of human ingenuity.
Really, we kids that grew up in the early 90s were all told about how we had to conserve water because drinkable water was such a rare resource and people in foreign lands were basically fucked up the ass because there was no way for them to get drinking water. 20 years and 20 bucks later one of the biggest problems humanity faced is a non issue. THAT’S FUCKING CRAZY!
Somebody should start one of those online donate things where people can donate money to buy these to send to areas with unsafe drinking water. But somebody other than me should do it because I don’t know how to do that kind of thing or get the word out.
this is amazing
FYI to everyone, if you purchase a LifeStraw through EarthEasy, they will send you a LifeStraw and also send one to the Philippines (through the Rotary Water Projects) so that the victims of Typhoon Haiyan can have safe drinking water. So if you were thinking of buying one, buy through them, not Amazon. It’s the same price.
Follow-up to above, you also can donate directly to the LifeStraw fundraiserhere without needing to buy one for yourself. You have drinking water right now. You can wait to get this. They cannot.
Weest’s family is raising money to go towards x-rays, various tests and possible surgery. Please show your support!! Weest is an 8 year old Tabby who is a friend to all. In October of 2013, he developed what vets believed to be a UTI. He was put on an antibiotic, and seemed fine a few days later. A few days after that, symptoms started showing again and he was once again given an antibiotic. When he started to show signs a third time just a few days later, Weest took a trip to the emergency room where he was diagnosed with ‘urethral spasms’ and was given a pain medicine and a medication to control the spasms. While he doesn’t seem to be in pain with the medicine, we’re concerned that he may in fact have some stones (which the vet also believed was a possibility). However in order to diagnose this, he needs x-rays and urine tests which are difficult for our family to pay. If we manage to get these tests and there are stones, surgery is most likely required which requires a very large amount of money. Financially, Weest’s family is struggling. One member is disabled, one is unemployed, one away at college and one works as a hostess at a restaurant. As you can imagine, there isn’t much money left after bills, food, etc. We just lost one of our other cats earlier this year due to health problems we weren’t able to properly treat because of financial reasons and by then he was too ill to help. This time we’ve caught it early, we know something isn’t right and we’re asking for your help. Whether you’ve had the pleasure of meeting Weest in person, are friends with him on Facebook, or are just a pet owner yourself, Weest is a friend to all. We feel helpless that he has to suffer simply because we don’t have the money. We love him, he’s our family. Please consider making a donation today or passing the word along to a friend. Weest and his family thank you.
Just came back from the vet
Zelda needs emergency surgery
It’s going to cost between $1,200 and $1,500 or else she’ll have to get out down
She ate plastic and it’s stuck in her stomach and some gas is stuck in there too. She’s been throwing up all day and they think the black stuff is stomach lining.
I’ve already paid $285 in vet visits and X-rays only, I’m about to go max out my credit cards to let her get surgery today. I had to call out work today which will affect my pay, too.
Please please please help me
Thank you so much
If anyone in California is interested in adopting a dog or a cat, Kerns County Animal Shelter ( one of the most disgraceful shelters in California ) is being shut down. Dogs are being sold for 15$ and cats for 5$ ( all are fixed with shots. )
Every animal will be put down by September 30th.
Go here for more information.
hey guys please sign and spread awareness of this petition!
it is advocating for LGBT Russians to be granted immediate refugee status in the US! this is very important and if passed could actually help save the lives of or just generally assist LGBT people who will otherwise be jailed or significantly fined for being LGBTQIA+.
Thought this may be useful for a few people on here!
This is a new app called ‘Self-help Anxiety Management' by The University Of West England
SAM has been developed by a university team of Psychologists, computer scientists and student users. It engages established methods of self-help and high standards of usability to provide a engaging, flexible & practical resource.
This app is currently only available for devices using Android.
Oh god I wish there were an apple version :(
Android friends, you should check this out!!
btw this is on apple now!!
GIVE ME THIS NOW
Hey tumblr, I need your help! This little queen is Chalupa. She’s a five year old pitbull / American bulldog mix. She got out of her house in Akron, Ohio yesterday afternoon. She had on a red harness with Akron Humane Society tags. She’s the sweetest thing and loves people, but doesn’t particularly play well with other animals. She is microchipped.
If you have any information contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Missing Person - Twin Cities
Got an email asking if we could help spread the word about Ger Vang, who has gone missing. Spread the word you guys, this is what we do.
Ger Vang a bubbly vibrant young girl has been missing since Friday, July 20, 2013. She was last seen by a co-worker as her shift ended at 11:30pm at Mall of America. Her friends and family has been trying to reach her on her cell phone in hopes of a safe return. However, it’s been days without a single phone call from Vang and she hasn’t been to work according to her employers.
Vital to all these young, Hmong women who go missing and no one says shit about it.