iconsmagcon:

THIS SHOULD BE ON EVERYONE’S BLOG.

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#Louis   
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#dogs   #big dogs   

The ones that love us never really leave us.

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#hp   
tacosheeran:

edsburger:

I NEED THIS

GIVE ME THIS

tacosheeran:

edsburger:

I NEED THIS

GIVE ME THIS

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#want   #bear   

asylum-art:

Françoise Nielly

Françoise Nielly and her flashy portraits. Here is a new serie of artwork, still further, more accomplished.

Francoise Nielly’s massive, colourful portraits are delicious to look at. Even more wonderful – and particularly infuriating to those of us who have timidly dabbled in painting – is to watch her create them. She, in her confident, strong hand, wields her painting knife shaped like a miniature garden trowel, and makes painting look easy like cake frosting. She paints her vivid, passionate canvases — some as large as 78 x 25 inches (195 x 62 centimeters) — from black-and-white photos, further proof of her unfailing ability to interpret light, shadow, hue and tone by applying brilliant colors and daring strokes.

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#art   

Things in Doctor Who that made me laugh
(more than usual[8/?]
    → ” The story of our lives”

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#dw   
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#bear   

Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

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Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)

OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.

Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.

Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.

Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”

Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).

Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.

Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.

Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.

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always reblog because you know women

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"She’s a pistol, Cal! Hope you can handle her."

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uhmeliamay:

putting on really tight pants and then realizing you have to pee

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ruinedchildhood:

To all the “90’s kids” who complain about how we need to “BRING THE 90’s BACK!”….THIS is why we shouldn’t.

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anything-is-pawsible:

detectivesmaug:

mojosodope178:

i see your wolf dog fetched a treebranch

i see your godfather fetched a broomstick. 

Two kinds of people

anything-is-pawsible:

detectivesmaug:

mojosodope178:

i see your wolf dog fetched a treebranch

i see your godfather fetched a broomstick. 

Two kinds of people

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#yep   #hp   

"I never expected to get this far, and as soon as I saw that there wasn’t a finish line, I became really ambitious."

"I never expected to get this far, and as soon as I saw that there wasn’t a finish line, I became really ambitious."

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#bear   

wreckedteens:

When people try asking you about the future and your plans for college and you’re just like

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