Wednesday 31st December 2014 @ 9:06 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

saxifraga-x-urbium:

i seriously miss being able to use lj icons as subtle commentary on the content of your own comments


Wednesday 31st December 2014 @ 12:25 am : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

furbearingbrick:

sirtroyofbaker:

balalaikaboss:

ejacutastic:

I DIDN’T LEARN ABOUT THIS IN DRIVING SCHOOL

Stop says the red light, go says the green

Wait says the yellow light, twinkling in between. 

KNEEL, SAYS THE DEMON LIGHT
WITH ITS EYE OF COAL 
SAURON KNOWS YOUR LICENSE PLATE 
AND STARES INTO YOUR SOUL

THIS IS ALWAYS FUNNY

I’ve only seen this legendary post in screenshots


Tuesday 30th December 2014 @ 12:20 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

startrekrenegades:

if you think that labels don’t matter and nobody should use them, then you’ve probably never experienced the huge, indescribable relief of “oh my god there’s a word for how I feel” and “I’m not the only one”


Monday 29th December 2014 @ 11:05 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

The key difference between Sherlock and Elementary comes down to the way each show treats its protagonist. Everything in Sherlock revolves around Sherlock. He is the series’ sole reason for existing, and the dynamic remains frozen in amber. Sherlock will do something outrageous, everyone will gasp, but then he’ll solve a crime or offer a token gesture of commiseration, and everyone will move on. It gets old, because the show simultaneously wants its audience to be shocked by Sherlock’s behavior, and charmed by his roguish self-regard and evident brilliance, without much variation. Elementary takes a broader view. As Sherlock, Miller is often standoffish and arrogant, but he exists in a world that refuses to let him off the hook for his mistakes or his behavior; better still, he recognizes his failings, and is clearly working toward addressing them. This doesn’t mean the series is about “fixing” Holmes, or even that the character is inherently broken, but it allows for the possibility of growth and change. On Sherlock, Holmes is constantly bemoaning that he’s surrounded by idiots, and it’s hard to argue his point. On Elementary, Holmes is engaged in the slow, painful process of accepting that those “idiots” might have something to teach him. The former has its moments, but the latter makes for better television and more rewarding art.


Monday 29th December 2014 @ 11:05 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

uglyuglyugly2:

uglyuglyugly2:

A bar has opened that doesn’t serve alcohol, and it’s surprisingly successful.

Brillig Dry Bar in Ann Arbor, Michigan doesn’t serve alcohol, but owner Nic Sims is counting on customers not caring.

She hasn’t had a drink in 20 years, and she wanted to create a space where people—including, but not limited to, recovering alcoholics—could gather to have fun and socialize without worrying about drinking. In other words, she wants Brillig Dry Bar to have “a bar-like convivial atmosphere, with snacks and drinks and conversation, without it being a bar,” she told MLive.com.

Sims runs the bar as a pop-up out of her husband’s coffee shop, Mighty Good Coffee. She serves interesting non-alcoholic drinks, like Brooklyn Egg Creams, Pomegranate-Rosemary Sodas, and Vegan Pumpkin Chillers, as well as snack plates with meats, cheeses, and cookies.

Though some detractors have accused Sims of being anti-alcohol, the bar’s opening night last Friday was packed. According to BuzzFeed, “Brillig’s first customers included former drinkers, pregnant women, Muslims, teenagers, and college kids.”

The next pop-up will be December 26.

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Holy crap, I want one of these where I live.


Sexualities/Genders (And Other Terms One Should Know)

Saturday 27th December 2014 @ 9:00 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

Heterosexual: Male-identifying individual sexually attracted to a female-identifying individual, and vice-versa.
Homosexual: Someone attracted to someone of the same gender as themselves.
Bisexual: Sexually attracted to two or more genders.
Polysexual: Sexually attracted to many genders, but not all.
Pansexual: Sexually attracted to all genders. (this and bisexual, and sometimes polysexual, are often considered to be the same thing and different people may simply identify as any one of them due to their own personal reasons)
Demisexual: Sexually attracted to people only after forming a bond with them first.
Asexual: Having no /sexual attraction/ to others; having no desire to have sex.

Heteroromantic: Male-identifying individual romantically attracted to female-identifying individuals, and vice-versa.
Homoromantic: Attracted romantically to the same gender.
Biromantic: Attracted romantically to two or more genders
Polyromantic: Attracted to many genders (but not all)
Panromantic: Attracted romantically to all genders
Demiromantic: Romantically attracted to people only after forming a bond with them first.
Aromantic: Having no /romantic attraction/ to others; having no desire to be in a romantic relationship.
Polyamorous: Someone who is attracted to, and is comfortable with being in a relationship with more than one person at a time.

Transexual/Transgender (Term depending on generation and location): An individual who identifies as a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth to be. Often shortened to trans
Cisgender: Someone who identifies as the gender that they were assigned as at birth. (ex. matches their birth certificate) Often shortened to cis
Intersex: Someone who has ambiguous genitalia that doesn’t fit into our strict dichotomy of uterus or testes. Often forced into surgery to correct their genitals at a very young age, causing psychological and physical harm later in life
Nonbinary: Outside of the gender binary of male and female. (Can be used as an umbrella term or as its own identity)
Genderqueer: Outside of the gender binary. (**This is not an umbrella term like the post said before I edited it! Do not use this as an umbrella term for nonbinary individuals, simply use ‘nonbinary’. Queer is considered a slur and not everyone likes to be associated with the word)
Agender: Someone who feels gender neutral, or someone who experiences a ‘lack’ of gender.
Bigender: Someone who identifies as two separate genders.
Trigender: Someone who identifies as three separate genders.
Genderfluid: A gender that changes, or is ‘fluid’.
Demigirl: Identifying partially as a woman, but not wholly.
Demiboy/guy: Identifying partially as a man, but not wholly.
Dmab: Designated Male at Birth.
Dfab: Designated Female at Birth.
Amab/Afab: Same as dmab/dmab, except with ‘assigned’ instead of ‘designated’.
Camab/Cafab: Same as previous, except prefixed by ‘coercively’, to highlight the lack of choice.

Reblog to inform! And if there’s any I missed or anything that should be clarified, please message me! Always looking to expand the proper vocab. 🙂
**I edited this post because it used some archaic and incorrect terms/definitions, and needed more terms added to it. -Vivian Mareepe


Friday 26th December 2014 @ 9:00 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :


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peterquills:

vivalafro:

wethinktherefore:

kristaferanka:

uncannybrettwhite:

patbaer:

laughterkey:

bookshop:

heidi8:

teamfreekickass:

alexandertheprettyalright:

mamalaz:

Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel 

Speaking their lines vs the final product

Why is Vin Diesel looking down? Is he worried he’s gonna forget his line?

Vin Diesel asked the director his inspiration for every line he did and did multiple takes until he was satisfied. He also recorded the line over 1,000 times and also recorded his lines in Mandarin, Portuguese, French, and Spanish so they could use his real voice in those versions. He’s looking at his lines because Vin Diesel is a  dedicated  motherfucking professional

And then he showed up at the LA premiere like this: 

Vin Diesel in an I AM GROOT shirt, on stilts, because he is awesome and magical

Stilts, people!

Vin Diesel is so fantastic every time I hear people mock him I just want to be like “excuse you, do you know of any other multi-racial actor in Hollywood who’s fronted a blockbuster franchise featuring an unashamedly multi-cultural cast full of primarily non-white actors, and who has done it unapologetically over and over again for *seven* installments? NO, YOU DON’T, SIT THE FUCK DOWN.”

<3 <3 <3

Vin Diesel makes goofy movies like The Pacifier so he can keep making Riddick movies. He even went so far as to found Tigon Studios to make sure the Riddick video game was good (it was awesome).

I love Vin Diesel!

In high school and college, when Vin Diesel really rose to box office prominence, I used to hate Vin Diesel because he seemed like the kind of dumb macho guy that A. made fun of me a lot and B., well, A’s enough, isn’t it? 

And then he went on “The Tonight Show” and talked in depth about his high school life as a hardcore D&D player. So. I’m on board with Vin Diesel now. And also, like, don’t judge people by how they look

i don’t even care about the gifs. reblogging for the comments and cause Vin is my boy. 

One of my favorite things ever was finding out Vin Diesel taught Judi Dench to play D&D

He also made the great short film Multi-Facial.

VIN DIESEL’S HEART IS AS BIG AS HIS MUSCLES. 


Friday 26th December 2014 @ 7:51 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

countingdaystogether:

December 26th, 2014

  • 11 Days to the Agent Carter Premiere

Thursday 25th December 2014 @ 11:15 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

deducecanoe:

ourobousfamilia:

deducecanoe:

chickwithmonkey:

potootagath:

wingleader:

wakeupslaves:

the-goddamazon:

LOL man.

never forget white people did nothing first neither the best, they sleep and eat false propaganda,

Ugh, why the shit does that have to turn into a race thing? Why does EVERYTHING have to turn into a race thing?

because white people have made sure that everything is about race

as proved by the fact that when you say explorer, you think of a bunch of white guys walking the world and discovering it ~exotic wonders~ even though Zheng He travelled through Asia, to the Middle East, and even East Africa. But you’d likely never heard of him before.

Same reason you never heard of Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, an Arab traveller who, as early as the 10th century, went to the Volga area for diplomatic reasons. He wrote about it, much as Marco Polo would do later for his own travels, and is one of our sources on what viking were like (and by all accounts, he wrote about them more accurately than western scholars of the same period did)

Oh, or Ibn Battuta who travelled throughout Africa long before europeans did, and even went to Europe himself.

And that’s just some example of Muslim medieval travel writers

Everything is about race because white people keep telling everyone that their race is the only one who every got anything done.

i have heard of precisely zero non-european explorers ever in my life, and that fucking sucks. this exhibit is amazing and i need to learn more.

That boat is a frickin aircraft carrier comparatively. Holy crap. And no. Never heard a peep.

Zhenghe went to over 40 countries in Asia and Africa and probably went even further, but I didn’t encounter that in history books before. He brought gifts from China to every country he went to and everyone loved him. It was just like “Hey, I’m here with a water-helicarrier and a gift,” and the kings of every country were lilke “holy shit son well here have a giraffe.” There are paintings depicting him leading a giraffe as well. Check him out guys, he’s really cool

That is so awesome. Fuck western history. This is the real shit.


Thursday 25th December 2014 @ 11:14 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

spoonitate:

WTF = What The Freak
OMG = Oh my golly!
GTFO = Grab That Fancy Octopus


Thursday 25th December 2014 @ 11:13 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

notxam:

BREAKING: Seth Rogen is a child who can’t handle honest to god criticism he desperately needs to hear.


Thursday 25th December 2014 @ 5:17 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

alexandraptor:

responding to everything this year with SHAN’T IT’S CHRISTMAS


Thursday 25th December 2014 @ 5:13 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

redditfront:

Let’s set things straight.


Wednesday 24th December 2014 @ 11:33 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

docorwho:

M E R R Y  C H R I S T M A S 


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dcblades:

clashingharmony:

applecherry108:

meowly-king-of-hell:

notawafflemaker:

smellofnewleaves:

thelegendofvriska:

familiaralien:

thelegendofvriska:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

*smashes button and steps one pile of legos faster than you can say ow*

i’m pretty sure everybody reblogging my post doesn’t know how painful stepping on lego ACTUALLY IS

STEPPING ON A LEGO IS SO PAINFUL BUT COME O ITS TOTTALLY WORTH IT YOU ASSHOLE

AGGRESSIVELY STEPS ON A LEGO WITH THE DETERMINATION OF A THOUSAND SUNS 

you do realize you can also change species, right? i dunno, i think stepping on a lego is worth becoming a dragon.

you basically become a shape-shifting magical girl—your transformation sequence is stepping on the lego.

y’all are reblogging this but like

nobody said you couldn’t wear shoes

tumblr user clashingharmony is going places in life


Wednesday 24th December 2014 @ 10:40 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

panaran:

He still enjoyed himself anyway


Wednesday 24th December 2014 @ 6:26 pm : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

zeoxx:

mrbritishhimself:

shrikestrike:

sportsketball:

good non gendered words to say instead of dude to someone who doesnt want to be called a dude

  • buddy
  • bud
  • pal
  • neighbor
  • *australian voice* mate
  • *cowboy voice* partner

don’t forget

  • *strong Russian accent like Siberian winter* COMRADE

*Harsh demonic voice* MORTAL

*metallic voice* FELLOW DECEPTICON


Wednesday 24th December 2014 @ 9:12 am : Tumblr : 0 Comments :

jaclcfrost:

how i deal with my feelings

  • never talk about them
  • barely acknowledge them
  • hope they go away
  • i don’t, basically
  • that’s what i’m saying
  • i do not deal with my feelings