Flying With the Fishes

“Over the last two years, the ADA management team has achieved minimal results, largely because of the lack of an effective program management structure and the absence of a strategic plan that sets a vision, goals, and objectives, including estimates of costs and a timeframe for completion,” the report stated.

Report: Amtrak making “limited progress” in accessibility goals

Amtrak was given 20 years - from 1990-2010 - to make its rail stations ADA-accessible. As of 2011, only 48 of Amtrak’s 482 stations meet ADA standards.

(via thisisableism)

(Source: disabilityhistory, via thisisableism)

thebrainscoop:

17000dollars:

17000dollars:

i want the kind of funding that scientists in comic books have.  where are you getting this money?  do you publish papers or do you just turn people into giant lizards and call it a day?  do you have to get that shit peer reviewed?  who is paying for your research?  can you give me their email address 

i have googled ‘evil science grants’ and the results were not satisfying

"yes hello National Science Foundation, I’d like to renew my $3m grant for genetically modifying spiders to give humans superpowers - what’s my broader impact outreach? seriously did you see how many newspapers we sold" 

pintno:

Kneading, originally a behaviour that kittens needed to survive, is now a way for adult cats to show that they trust you and feel safe, and if you had a soft pelt like mom, you wouldn’t feel so much of the little knives.”

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