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|20 hours 16 min ago||I will preface this comment||
I will preface this comment by saying that disaster preparedness and response is my field, although my organization doesn't work in Nepal and won't be responding to the disaster there.
1. If you feel moved to donate, please donate cash and do not even think about donating material goods or food.
2. A donation to the Red Cross (ARC) can be great but they are comparatively flush and have a huge national donor base. That's not a knock on them or against donating to them, they do great work and I respect my colleagues there a great deal. However...
3. If you want to give to a responder where your contribution could make a bigger relative difference, consider donating to a smaller NGO. FWIW, I'm going to donate to Handicap International, because they are one of the few organizations I know of that prioritizes mental health post-disaster. Disasters can be traumatizing and things like occupational therapy, especially for children, are extremely important to a community's recovery and are very often neglected in response.
4. EDIT: I realize that others have already posted links of orgs to donate to. Here's another list of US-based humanitarian organizations responding in Nepal*: http://www.interaction.org/crisis-list/interaction-members-respond-nepal...
*Which for some reason doesn't include Handicap International; as soon as I finish this comment I'm going to find out why that is because I know they're responding.
|22 hours 45 min ago||Re: tattoo||
|3 days 19 hours ago||I submit "THAT'S WHY WE RUN||
I submit "THAT'S WHY WE RUN POWER, JON GRUDEN!" as this site's tagline.
|3 days 21 hours ago||This||
is a funny joke.
|4 days 37 min ago||God, what a shitty schedule.||
God, what a shitty schedule. Thanks Delany/Brandon for the MSU-OSU-same-year bullshit.
|4 days 46 min ago||Yes, but||
ALL of Nike's designs are better than adidas. Not just their uniformz but also their general shoe and apparel designs are more attractive.
Deadspin posted something about this but basically Nike destroys all other brands in preference among teenagers, and that's because their shit looks cooler.
|5 days 23 hours ago||Michigan||
...and Cal? Like, the University of California, Berkeley? He must really like the colors because otherwise I don't see how Cal could be competing with Michigan from a basketball standpoint.
|6 days 17 hours ago||I like this one not least||
I like this one not least because it seems like we've been going head-to-head with them for a bunch of recruits recently. Chris Clark is the one that jumps immediately to mind but my brain feels there have been others.
|1 week 1 hour ago||Yep! [waves tiny Duke flag||
[waves tiny Duke flag and braces for the rotten vegetables]
|1 week 1 hour ago||My prediction is that he||
My prediction is that he looks at this thread, sees this comment, and decides to retire from basketball and leave the University of Michigan to try his luck as a gold prospector in the Yukon.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Lack of "/s" gave me||
Lack of "/s" gave me momentary hope that this was true, and my heart filled with song because I do hate the Eagles and that would have been hilarious.
Then I realized that the "/s" wasn't necessary. And the song in my heart died.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Champs lookin' pretty happy||
Champs lookin' pretty happy with that trophy. Congratulations to them!
|1 week 23 hours ago||FWIW I looked at New American||
FWIW I looked at New American Pathways' 2013 990 and there are no red flags. Salaries for top staff are super reasonable, no board members are compensated, overhead/fundraising expenses are low. I can't speak for the quality of the work, obviously, but financially they look good.
Donated $28.24 in honor of M's win over Staee my senior year. Yes, the day I arrived on campus for my senior year was the day of The Horror.
|1 week 2 days ago||Sure did! Nice time to get||
Sure did! Nice time to get their first win of the year against the raptors.
|1 week 4 days ago||A+++ would hire again.||
A+++ would hire again.
|1 week 4 days ago||Four-star, five-star,||
Four-star, five-star, whatever. Eifler is one jacked 17-year-old and I would like for him to play for Michigan.
|1 week 4 days ago||We had a computer before we||
We had a computer before we had internet or even Windows. I remember using MS DOS to run games. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego comes to mind.
Probably got internet in...1998? I'm gonna go with 1998. Had to sign out if my parents wanted to send a fax. We didn't get high speed until my first year at UM, so 2004.
|1 week 4 days ago||This. Also, he never actually||
This. Also, he never actually claimed to have invented it, just that he was responsible for the economic support it got.
To quote Vinton Cerf, who actually played a major role in in inventing the internet:
"Al Gore was the first political leader to recognize the importance of the Internet and to promote and support its development.
"No one person or even small group of persons exclusively "invented" the Internet. It is the result of many years of ongoing collaboration among people in government and the university community. But as the two people who designed the basic architecture and the core protocols that make the Internet work, we would like to acknowledge VP Gore's contributions as a Congressman, Senator and as Vice President. No other elected official, to our knowledge, has made a greater contribution over a longer period of time."
|1 week 4 days ago||What? The only people who can||
What? The only people who can "work on beating them" are players and coaches. It would stun me if this was done by players, and I will eat six lemons if it was done by coaches.
Students can do pranks. Pranks are fun. This is fun.
|1 week 5 days ago||I feel that they are ugly but||
I feel that they are ugly but not a true eyesore.
|1 week 5 days ago||upvote||
ALL THE GIFS
|1 week 5 days ago||Other than the "BROWNS" down||
Other than the "BROWNS" down the leg, I actually don't mind them.
|1 week 6 days ago||Sauce "Saucy" Castillo.||
Add Sauce "Saucy" Castillo to the Michigan names.
|1 week 6 days ago||Trashy? Kind of an odd choice||
Trashy? Kind of an odd choice of insult.
|1 week 6 days ago||Washington NFL franchise must||
Washington NFL franchise must be in contention for worst. Racist nickname. Vile, incompetent owner ruins team and actively antagonizes fans.
|1 week 6 days ago||I APPLAUD YOUR COPYEDITING||
I APPLAUD YOUR COPYEDITING ANALITY, SIR OR MADAM.
|2 weeks 16 min ago||I think we can all recognize||
I think we can all recognize that the craziest thing about this post is that Seth claims not to have heard of Drake.
|2 weeks 18 hours ago||Saw "Jaylen," thought post||
Saw "Jaylen," thought post related to Jaylen Brown, was briefly confused/excited, read rest of name, thought, "Okay, well, that's something."
|2 weeks 18 hours ago||He didn't already have a||
He didn't already have a lifetime contract?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Are you sure you're talking||
Are you sure you're talking about the right guy? Dekker shot .639 from two and .331 from three last year (.348 from three for his career at UW).