The Musings of Rae Rae

 

Chef Micah Fredman gets People’s Choice Latke at the 4th Annual Latke Contest.

Go MICAH!!

(Source: BuzzFeed)

npr:

Is It Illegal To Instagram Your Vote?
In a surprising number of states, this simple act—one you’ve no doubt seen repeated on Instagram and Facebook dozens of times today—would’ve constituted a misdemeanor.
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Did any of you do this? — Tanya B.

Whoops!

npr:

Is It Illegal To Instagram Your Vote?

In a surprising number of states, this simple act—one you’ve no doubt seen repeated on Instagram and Facebook dozens of times today—would’ve constituted a misdemeanor.

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Did any of you do this? — Tanya B.

Whoops!

A New Yorker’s Hurricane Experience, as Told Through Gifs

jezebelcom:

Everyone totally overreacted to Hurricane Irene last year, which ended up just being a really rainy evening. So when people started freaking out about Hurricane Sandy and  essentially preparing for the apocalypse I was like:

But several days later, in Sandy’s aftermath I’m like:

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breakingnews:

JUST IN: NHL’s Islanders moving to new Brooklyn arenaThe NHL’s New York Islanders are moving to the new Barclay’s arena in Brooklyn, sources tell the New York Post and WABC-TV.
The announcement is expected at a press conference this afternoon with developer Bruce Ratner, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Islanders owner Charles Wang, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
Photo: Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby scores a goal over New York Islanders goalie Anders Nilsson during a hockey game in Pittsburgh on Nov. 21, 2011. (Gene J. Puskar / AP)

breakingnews:

JUST IN: NHL’s Islanders moving to new Brooklyn arena

The NHL’s New York Islanders are moving to the new Barclay’s arena in Brooklyn, sources tell the New York Post and WABC-TV.

The announcement is expected at a press conference this afternoon with developer Bruce Ratner, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Islanders owner Charles Wang, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.

Photo: Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby scores a goal over New York Islanders goalie Anders Nilsson during a hockey game in Pittsburgh on Nov. 21, 2011. (Gene J. Puskar / AP)

Mitt Romney attempts to explain geography to America (via NYMag.com)

Mitt Romney attempts to explain geography to America (via NYMag.com)

halftheskymovement:

It’s Day of the Girl!

The Day of the Girl is about highlighting, celebrating, discussing, and advancing girls lives and opportunities across the globe. When girls come together to talk about what really matters to us, we can teach other people–grownups, boys, girls all across the world–a new way of thinking about issues like gender stereotypes, discrimination, and opportunity. October 11 is not just a day but a movement. 10.11.12 is bigger than one issue, one organization, or even one country.

When a boy wants to act like a girl, it subconsciously shakes our foundation, because why would someone want to be the lesser gender?

New York Times article “What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear a Dress?”