Even though Hotdiggitydogblog is not here anymore, we will always appreciate the happiness and the joy that Max and his owners had shared with us. You and your goofy smile will not be forgotten Max!
YOOO WHAT’S THIS A NEW TUTORIAL??
I’ve seen lots of people wonder about scarves so here ya go, now you can make scarves and just about anything else. Enjoy!<3
I told you guys!
I didn’t mean to pull the ‘I told you’ card, but it’s right there. These were the exact figures I was reading from in my video. (although the salary part must have been updated since I was reading from their 2012 earnings).
But this isn’t the first time this has happened. Solar Roadways… was a scam. Received 2 million+
Kony2012 was a scam. also received millions.
Are people simply incapable of critical thinking in masses? Do people ignore things if others are falling for something?
Sure there are individuals who can waggle their finger about it and be like ‘Pffft I knew this would happen’, but did you? or were you just trying to dodge a trend with pessimism. Who actually did their research on this thing? Because it looks like MILLIONS did not.
I didn’t expect another big scam this close to the last, the solar roadways trend JUST left us.
I wonder what the next one will be….
Here’s a link to the article pictured (x)
are you kidding me
Wait… the breakdown shows a high salary pay out for administration which is far higher than anyone would have expected, I’m not denying that but 66% of that 73% that’s under question which is in reference to the entire expenditure goes toward, education, patient aid, community services and more fundraising (which is the perpetuation of the charity organization)
I mean I’m not saying that there’s something that’s really off about the high administrative expenditure or that I understand the entire workings of the charity organization but education patient and community services seem like a use of the funds that is still productive which is what we were shooting for right?
The reason why the emphasis is on the low research percent is because that’s what will directly correlate to ‘finding a cure’, which is part of how the campaign was marketed.
Caring for people suffering with ALS is good. I have no idea what ‘public education’ even means with this kind of charity… but.. okay.
The problem comes with the high unnecessary spending compared to the research statistic.
From what I found in my own research before I made my personal video about things is that this charity works like this; you give them money, and they choose how it’s distributed while keeping ‘x’ amount for themselves.
So what if you want it to go 100% to research? Donate to NEALS instead.
If you want it to go towards care, donate to a care place.
But the charity is an unnecessary middle man in the long run that are pretty much milking a disease for what it’s worth.
Even now, I’m doing a little digging around and found a few articles. Some people in the comments are saying things like ‘so.. charities are a business’ justifying that the employees they get paid considerable amounts, but it’s for the greater good, but they don’t need to be.
Understandable analysis and good alternatives.
I definitely agree on the fact that them keeping 7% is unnecessary and unnecessarily high at that.
I don’t know man. I guess I just see 93% of good going a long way yanno?
I wouldn’t say it’s 93% going a long way because ‘fundraising’ (which from experience is the dodgiest statistic of them all) isn’t really anything to do with the ‘long way’.
So from that chart, $0.21 gets spent, per $1.00 towards ALS related causes, worse than 2012 which was only $0.16 (which is still quite bad to be honest). And that’s not accounting for how much of whatever they give goes towards said causes.
They could give to another organisation which has their ‘administration and other fees’ before the rest then gets distributed towards their goals. So what you’re left with is pennies to the dollars donated that people affected with ALS actually see.
I don’t know. Maybe I’m being pedantic? But when I look, literally on surface level on charity financial sheets, this stuff really bothers me.
please love celebrities without invading their privacy please love them as people and respect them please love them but don’t feel entitled to them or their life they are not yours they are theirs
Animal Crossing commission for triscuitsandgrapes!
I dearly wish that people would view their bodies as they view flowers…
Skin patches? Birthmarks?
Scars? Stretch marks?
Freckles? Moles? Acne scars?
Missing a few pieces?
handsome as ever~
Feel like you just look weird?
you’re fantastic looking~
dogs are so much better than people…
THE BEGINNINGS OF KAWAII
No, no, you have no idea. It actually IS the beginning of the whole so-called “kawaii culture”. And it started because girls started using mechanical pencils, which provided fine handwriting. After being banished (more precisely, during the 80s), this kind of writing started being used in products like magazines and make-up. And, during this time, icons we usually associate with the whole kawaii industry (like the characters from Sanrio) came to life too.
And what many people don’t realize is that this subculture was born as a way for young girls to express themselves in their own way. And it was also used as something against the adult life and the traditional culture, often seen as dull and boring and oppressive. By embracing cuteness, these young girls (and adult women, after a while) were showing non-conformation with the current standards.
So yep. Kawaii is important, and it all started with cute, simple handwritting a few hearts and cat faces in some girls’ school notebooks <3
NO OK THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!
This is also how the kawaii fashions started! Girls began dressing in cute and off beat styles for themsleves, they were criticized by adult figures telling them “you’ll never find a husband if you dress that way!” to which they began to reply “Good!”
All the japanese subcultures and fashions that evolved out of this became a rebellion to tradition and the starch gender roles and expectations the adults were forcing on the younger generations. As early as the 70s and still to this day you’ll see an emphasis on child-like fashion and themes in more kawaii styles and the dismissal of the male gaze with styles like lolita (a lot of western people assume lolita is somehow sexual due to the name of the fashion, but ask any japanese lolita and they will tell you that men hate the style and find it unattractive which is sometimes a large reason they gravitate towards the style - they can express their femininity and individuality while remaining independent and without the pressure to appeal to men)
Its so so so important to understand the hyper cute and ‘odd’ fashions of Japanese girls carry such a huge message of feminism and reclaiming of their own lives.
time for haircut