Augie. 19. They/them pronouns. Firstie at Mount Holyoke College, hailing from Massachusetts. Hella queer non-binary feminist and spectrum explorer. Hardcore nerdfighter with a penchant for sarcasm, punky haircuts, and crying over books. Apparently an adult but pretending not to be.

 

my favorite thing is people constantly reminding sebstan he’s in it for the rest of his life

(Source: croatoanhydra)

fivesides-:

tonyabbot:

scary-monsters-and-davesprite:

lonelyinsomniac:

samsaranmusing:

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Orbital path of asteroid near miss in 2002. Yah, that’s how close we came to nuclear winter and possible total destruction.

A visitor.

It’s like it’s trying so hard to hit us and it just can’t do it

Fun fact: to prevent asteroids from hitting earth, large spaceships can be used to tug at the gravity of the asteroid and throw it off course. Even if we were at risk of a close hit, this method can be used to save us!

mixedmetaphors:

utteranonymity:

Fun little trick I learned in therapy: validation. When someone is upset, don’t try to fix the problem, point out the cause, or tell them it could be worse. Just validate their emotions. Be like, ‘shit yeah man, that sucks. I’m sorry you’re going through that. I’m here for you.’ That’s literally all you have to do to make them feel better. Thank you and goodnight.

amen

sundaymornincomindown:

veganrantss:

White people get mad when you wear a band t shirt of a band you don’t listen to, but they’re fine with wearing headdresses from cultures they know and care nothing about.

oh damn

swarnpert:

actually we don’t call it pop culture here we call it soda culture

I believe that Collins’ construction of Rue as the symbol of innocence meant that some readers automatically imagined her as White. After all, in what universe is an older Black tween innocent? Certainly not in American schools, with the often noted discipline gap. Certainly not in contemporary children’s literature, where Black kids and teens are underrepresented… and when they do appear, are sometimes viewed as “unlikeable” or “unrelatable.”

Collins also makes the grave mistake of stating from Katniss’ point of view that Rue reminds her of her younger sister, Prim. Prim is a much more familiar figure in children’s literature — the guileless, golden girl child often is the counterweight that balances the evil that the protagonist must overcome, and The Hunger Games is no exception. What is different is that while trapped in the Game, Rue becomes Katniss’ Prim, a younger companion who shares in the existential threat until she is overcome by it.

This was too much for some readers to take.

mauridianhallow:

beatlesboobsandbulges:

My dad just said: at your age you’ll probably wanna try a lot of things. Boys, girls, being a girl, being a boy, being punk or goth or spunky. And im okay with that. As long as you don’t come home and tell me youre a republican

parents who care

dajo42:

an au

dumbledore: hagrid im gonna need u to get rid of the philosophers stone
hagrid: ok
hagrid: lmao
[hagrid just uses the stone to make himself and fang immortal]

winchesterson:

perplexingly:

geosaurus:

perplexingly:

Imagine dragons sleeping the same way giraffes do

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Yessss! I wanna draw sleeping dragons tooo

Maybe they sleep like camels…image

or cats…

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or…. uh… snakes?

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Yeeeeaaaaah

Or maybe they sleep on trees

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There is nothing about this post I don’t love

genderoftheday:

Today’s Gender of the Day is: Literally every single bird

genderoftheday:

Today’s Gender of the Day is: Literally every single bird

mrsdallogay:

mrsdallogay:

my life got about a thousand times better once i stopped censoring myself

and by censoring i don’t mean i suddenly embraced indiscriminate swearing; i mean i stopped trying to sugarcoat my past or my feelings; i stopped lying by omission; i stopped having guilty pleasures; i began unabashedly enjoying whatever i liked; i became very honest; i cut out of my life poisonous people and negative ideals, and i am so, so much happier for it