Y’all remember Taina? With one of the best theme songs Nickelodeon ever produced?
The other day I was randomly googling different things, as one does when they are unemployed and eating whole cheesecakes at a time, when I stumbled upon Maritza’s twitter.
Maritza Refresher, for the uncultured:
Beyonce is shaking! Whitney is rolling over in her grave! Queen of vocals!
And the environment!
If — for some reason! — you are not saving your old cooking oil in a coffee can on the stove or a fancy metal canister with GREASE stamped on the side, you have to dispose of it somewhere and there aren’t any great options. It’ll clog your pipes or destroy your lawn. Maritza (real name LaTangela) fixed all that with Grease Bags, which are compostable bags that turn oil into “earth-friendly hydrocarbons.” (x)
Today I learned: Maritza is a businesswoman!
WaPo: Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant delivered a preterm baby midflight. NICU nurses happened to be onboard.
Dale Glenn was dozing off on a Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Honolulu last week when his 19-year-old daughter abruptly elbowed him.
“Dad, they’re calling for a doctor,” she said urgently.
About halfway through the six-hour flight, Glenn swiftly sprung out of his seat.
“I’m a physician, what can I do?” he asked the nearest flight attendant. She told him that a woman on the flight was giving birth in the bathroom.
Not knowing you’re pregnant until time to deliver? Rare.
Giving birth on an airplane? Rare.
Having a doctor and three NICU nurses nearby who are able to whip up a makeshift incubator for a preemie? Rare.
This is amazing.
BBC News: ‘We found a baby on the subway – now he’s our son’
There are always so many terrible things going on at once, so read this to take a break from the madness.
Danny Stewart was rushing to meet his boyfriend for dinner when he ran past something lying on the floor of a New York subway station. Soon he would treasure it more than anything else in the world.
It was around eight o’clock on 28 August 2000, just past the frenzy of the New York rush hour when a subway train rattled down the track into 14th Street station, in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. Danny Stewart, 34, was late for dinner with his partner, Pete Mercurio, 32.
Watch: These Thai kids ate up this Lady Gaga song.
Give me kids with attitude in literally anything, and I’m 100% on board.
Good morning to these Thai children and ONLY to these Thai children.
Lost it when Gagas part came in 💀 pic.twitter.com/MpuFQ6xcbd— ♕ 𝖋𝖊𝖓𝖓𝖞 ♕ BLM (@FennyKrueger) July 4, 2020
And Granny! She did what needed to be done as well!
Chromatica ain’t really it for me, but the gays were crying and falling out all over Twitter when Stefani’s lil drizzly song with Mumbles McGee came out so I just be quiet. Let them have their lil joy or whatever. I’ll be over here streaming the actual pop masterpiece of the year instead.
However! You give me kids with attitude in literally anything, and I’m 100% on board. This 40 seconds is better than all of Drag Race All Stars 5, and the full video features some cameos from Drag Race Thailand, which is the superior franchise so far.
Now I have the energy to *get up and face the day!
(*continue scrolling through Twitter for another 17 hours)
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