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Trivia Tuesday

The BLM’s Southeastern States Field Office manages small beachfront areas in Alabama that are one of the very few areas in the U.S. that federally threatened Loggerhead Sea Turtles use for nesting. 

Anonymous sent: Are you going to watch that meteor shower with someone special? ;D

Of course I am! It’s kinda sad to watch somethin’ like that alone :/
[checks her cellphone to see what time it is] They just runnin’ a tad bit late, ‘s all. It ain’t like it started already or anything, so it’s fine that they’re late.

Live Chat and Ustream: 2014 Perseid Meteor Shower

NASA’s live show starts at 9:30pm EDT

crookedindifference:

Happy 56th Anniversary NASA

colosseumathletics:

In celebration of the start of college football season, the folks over at Jell-O have added another 16 schools to their “University Mold Kits” line… which means you can now make college athletics themed Jello-O molds of a total of 20 different colleges and universities. 

The schools apart of the Jell-O fun are: Alabama, UCLA, USC, Georgia, FSU, Iowa, LSU, Michigan State, Mizzou, UNC, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Wisconsin. And the best news: they only cost $5.99 a piece. 

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(Source: shitf4ced)

Alabama paying $75K for rights to welcome visitors to Sweet Home Alabama - Birmingham Business Journal
tascalisa:

Swimming hole in the bottom of Little River Canyon.  I’ve never seen water this clear on this side of the Mississippi.

tascalisa:

Swimming hole in the bottom of Little River Canyon. I’ve never seen water this clear on this side of the Mississippi.

smdxn:

HIV/AIDS has migrated to Deep South, where stigma endures

HIV/AIDS, long thought to be an urban disease, has migrated south to rural communities that lack the money, resources or education to combat the epidemic. In Alabama, one of the hardest-hit areas is the Black Belt. Originally known for its fertile, cotton-growing soil, the region is one of the poorest in the U.S. …

Nearly 50 percent of all new cases of HIV infection in the U.S. are in the South, even though that region makes up only a third of the U.S. population. African-American men and women living in the South are hardest hit by far. Only a quarter of the population of Alabama is black, but nearly 75 percent of HIV patients there are…

“There is a synergy of plagues that put people at risk for HIV,” [Dr. Laurie] Dill said, borrowing a term from a paper by Dr. Paul Farmer on HIV. “One of them is racism. One is poverty. One is poor education. One is domestic violence. One is rural access. One is stigma.”

In rural Alabama, it’s a perfect storm.

smdxn:

HIV/AIDS has migrated to Deep South, where stigma endures

HIV/AIDS, long thought to be an urban disease, has migrated south to rural communities that lack the money, resources or education to combat the epidemic. In Alabama, one of the hardest-hit areas is the Black Belt. Originally known for its fertile, cotton-growing soil, the region is one of the poorest in the U.S. …

Nearly 50 percent of all new cases of HIV infection in the U.S. are in the South, even though that region makes up only a third of the U.S. population. African-American men and women living in the South are hardest hit by far. Only a quarter of the population of Alabama is black, but nearly 75 percent of HIV patients there are…

“There is a synergy of plagues that put people at risk for HIV,” [Dr. Laurie] Dill said, borrowing a term from a paper by Dr. Paul Farmer on HIV. “One of them is racism. One is poverty. One is poor education. One is domestic violence. One is rural access. One is stigma.”

In rural Alabama, it’s a perfect storm.