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06

Sep

redtemplo:

micdotcom:

India replaces the Ice Bucket Challenge with the much more sustainable Rice Bucket Challenge 

After seeing the dramatic results from the Ice Bucket Challenge, Indian journalist Manju Latha Kalanidhi was compelled to start something similar, but with an Indian slant. “I felt like doing something more locally tangible. Rice is a staple here,” Kalanidhi told CNN. “We eat it every day, we can store it for months. Why not donate rice to someone who is hungry?”

It’s fairly simpleFollow micdotcom

Go off x1000000

importantbirds:


Bubbles the budge attempte becam burrito or sHOULB SAY BIRBRITO?!

Gotsa becomeme one witha blanget gonna wakesup with WARMS n can spanne a entire beds juts one flop

importantbirds:

Bubbles the budge attempte becam burrito or sHOULB SAY BIRBRITO?!

Gotsa becomeme one witha blanget gonna wakesup with WARMS n can spanne a entire beds juts one flop

asksweetiebot:

scarcerare:

Some of my favorite Calvin and Hobbes strips. Bill Watterson had such an incredible cryptic and philosophical style, and it just makes me excited to read the comics over and over again.

The Creativity one is perfect.

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05

Sep

A Shameless RP Promo For A Friend

pashchan:

So my friend is about to launch a DW RP game. It’s called Base 4, (which may or may not actually be Torchwood in the 1940’s but you know… trademarks.)

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Anyways I will ask the following…

-Do you RP on Dreamwidth or are interested in RP’ing in Dreamwidth?

-Do you have the free time to RP?

-Are you interested in panfandom RP in a vintage, but strangely modern place with lotsa weird things going on? *Gas Mask chorus girls possibly included.

If you say yes to most of the questions, then stop by and give this game your consideration! We have a test drive meme going on right now and you’re welcome to let your character drop in and get a feel of things around here.

04

Sep

importantbirds:


rate my birds

Perhapm expect… rate-my-bird is writes?  only YOU can giveus the numeral of brib quality

importantbirds:

rate my birds

Perhapm expect… rate-my-bird is writes?  only YOU can giveus the numeral of brib quality

21 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Depressed

kijutsushi:

slitheringink:

I get asks occasionally related to the Depression Guide I wrote to help you guys write more realistic characters, and I wanted to say from personal experience that this Buzzfeed article really resonates. I normally disagree with points on their lists, but for this one, everything is completely correct to the point where I wonder if there’s a mini reporter in my head relaying that information to their writers. It’s actually kind of creepy.

Anyway, helping you guys makes me happy, so hopefully this is helpful.

-Morgan

If you wanna ‘play’ a thing that is basically a very accurate depression sim, http://depressionquest.com/ is the webpage for you. (It’s free, and potentially triggering if you are someone dealing with depression, but whenever I ‘play’ it I think “Yes this is the feeling exactly” so…)

penitent-knight:

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”

-C. S. Lewis

:: side-eyes various people, including the Art Police and the Food Police ::

A writer is a world trapped in a person.
Victor Hugo (via wordsnquotes)

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water-in-the-dirt:

The Wedding at Cana, by Daniel Mitsui

water-in-the-dirt:

The Wedding at Cana, by Daniel Mitsui

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ask-curtisrx:

gallade-x-treme:

zeldaisawesomeness:

it’s almost time

IT IS AUGUST

ask-curtisrx:

gallade-x-treme:

zeldaisawesomeness:

it’s almost time

IT IS AUGUST

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doctorwho:

"There is someone I always wanted to meet."

Remember to tune in to BBC America this Saturday at 9pm/8c to see Tom Riley guest star as Robin Hood in Robots of Sherwood! [x]

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rotifers:

zooophagous:

nyctra:

I spilled some milk, and I was turning back to wipe it up when this guy came crawling across the counter for a sip. I didn’t know spiders drink! lol

Since he has no pinkies, he’s holding a leg up to be a civilized little spider.

…Aaaand half an hour-ish later, Mr. Spider was found asleep in his milk. He was all relaxed-looking but sprang up and ran off when dad poked him awake. XD

That’s adorable

Spiders are actually quite moisture-dependent. Like most animals, they can live much longer without food than without water. When I collect a spider (usually to photograph) and need to keep it overnight, I always provide a damp scrap of paper towel in the spider’s container. Many times I have seen a spider coming into contact with the towel and immediately bending down to drink the moisture from it.

29

Aug

amandaonwriting:

Literary Birthday - 28 August
Happy Birthday, Tasha Tudor, born 28 August 1915, died 18 June 2008
Three Quotes
Why do women want to dress like men when they’re fortunate enough to be women? Why lose femininity, which is one of our greatest charms? We get more accomplished by being charming than we would be flaunting around in pants and smoking. I’m very fond of men. I think they are wonderful creatures. I love them dearly. But I don’t want to look like one. 
Whenever I get one of those questionnaires and they ask what is your profession, I always put down housewife. It’s an admirable profession, why apologize for it. You aren’t stupid because you’re a housewife. When you’re stirring the jam you can read Shakespeare.
Life isn’t long enough to do all you could accomplish. And what a privilege even to be alive. In spite of all the pollutions and horrors, how beautiful this world is. Supposing you only saw the stars once every year. Think what you would think. The wonder of it!
Tudor is one of America’s best-known and beloved illustrators and authors. Her first little story, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938. She illustrated nearly 100 books, the last being the 2003 release, The Corgiville Christmas. She believed she had lived before, in the 1830s and lived on a Vermont farm wearing period dresses, spinning wool, raising goats, and cultivating a garden. 
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by Amanda Patterson for Writers Write

amandaonwriting:

Literary Birthday - 28 August

Happy Birthday, Tasha Tudor, born 28 August 1915, died 18 June 2008

Three Quotes

  1. Why do women want to dress like men when they’re fortunate enough to be women? Why lose femininity, which is one of our greatest charms? We get more accomplished by being charming than we would be flaunting around in pants and smoking. I’m very fond of men. I think they are wonderful creatures. I love them dearly. But I don’t want to look like one. 
  2. Whenever I get one of those questionnaires and they ask what is your profession, I always put down housewife. It’s an admirable profession, why apologize for it. You aren’t stupid because you’re a housewife. When you’re stirring the jam you can read Shakespeare.
  3. Life isn’t long enough to do all you could accomplish. And what a privilege even to be alive. In spite of all the pollutions and horrors, how beautiful this world is. Supposing you only saw the stars once every year. Think what you would think. The wonder of it!

Tudor is one of America’s best-known and beloved illustrators and authors. Her first little story, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938. She illustrated nearly 100 books, the last being the 2003 release, The Corgiville ChristmasShe believed she had lived before, in the 1830s and lived on a Vermont farm wearing period dresses, spinning wool, raising goats, and cultivating a garden. 

Source for Image

by Amanda Patterson for Writers Write

And yet you hear people complaining about this present day and age because things were so much better in former times. I wonder what would happen if they could be taken back to the days of their ancestors – would we not still hear them complaining? You may think past ages were good, but it is only because you are not living in them.
St. Augustine. way back in the early 5th century. 


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