Is it bad that I don’t know what GDI means?
the ol’ razzle dazzle
I always reblog posts that say ‘I’m screaming’ because I just picture this tired, caffeine powered blogger just sitting on their bed in a dark room looking at their laptop screen, their face illuminated only by the blue glow, and just screaming at the top of their lungs at the picture
(Source: hohokev, via taylorstrenschcoat)
You’re my every thought
This machine allows anyone to work for minimum wage for as long as they like. Turning the crank on the side releases one penny every 4.97 seconds, for a total of $7.25 per hour. This corresponds to minimum wage for a person in New York. This piece is brilliant on multiple levels, particularly as social commentary. Without a doubt, most people who started operating the machine for fun would quickly grow disheartened and stop when realizing just how little they’re earning by turning this mindless crank. A person would then conceivably realize that this is what nearly two million people in the United States do every day…at much harder jobs than turning a crank. This turns the piece into a simple, yet effective argument for raising the minimum wage.
(Source: bencrowther, via shslshortie)