1. sagansense:

    Calvin and Hobbes. Keeping it real since 1987.

    (via silenthysterics)

     

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  3. stability:

    my hobbies include staying up until 2am for no reason and being exhausted the next day

    (via lovequotesrus)

     

  4. awwww-cute:

    Happy mama

     

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  6. awwww-cute:

    Where did my treat go?

    (via haleymarie82894)

     

  7. mynameisfeldspar:

    socialworkgradstudents:

    korythedirtyracetraitor:

    longlivexxxx:

    [x]

    she was dressed modestly to begin with though wtf

    But obviously girl knees are so much more psychologically problematic to a developing adolescent than watching adults wield and flex the ability to humiliate powerless children with the excuse that the knees of children are inherently sexually stimulating

    what the fuck

    (via thebritishteaguru)

     

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  10. rrrick:

    astrodidact:

    Three years ago, researchers fired whisky to the International Space Station as part of an experiment to see how the conditions in space change flavours. Next month, the whisky will return to Earth.

    Scotland’s contribution to space research. Good job.

    (via thebritishteaguru)

     

  11. geekygothgirl:

    coolandfroody:

    dustedsunshine:

    campdracula5eva:

    girlinfourcolors:

    atomstargazer:

    Teen creates bio-plastic from banana peels

    Sixteen-year-old Elif Bilgin of Turkey has developed a way to replace traditional petroleum-based plastic with banana peels.

    The Turkish teen took home a US$50,000 prize for her project “Go Bananas!” Thursday after winning the second annual Scientific American Science in Action Award, associated with Google Science Fair.

    “My project makes it possible to use banana peels, a waste material which is thrown away almost every day, in the electrical insulation of cables,” Bilgin said in a media statement.

    “This is both an extremely nature-friendly and cheap process, which has the potential to decrease the amount of pollution created due to the use of plastics, which contain petroleum derivatives.”

    Bilgin spent two years developing the bio-plastic, which does not decay. She said the process is so easy that it is possible to repeat at home, with special care taken for chemicals used in the production process.

    In September, the teen will compete at Google’s California headquarters for the overall Google Science Fair prize for 15-to-16 year olds. She will also have access to a one-year mentorship.

    Has anyone else noticed how many brilliant breakthroughs in science are coming from the minds of teenage girls the last few years? Between this story, the four girls in Nigeria who invented a generator that runs on urine, the California girl who invented a twenty-second cell phone charger… Who knows where we’d be today without the patriarchal interference of men, stealing or hiding the brilliance of women?

    Our future is in the hands of teenage girls, and I for one feel really good about that.

    When I was about 7 I wanted to invent a thing that purified water based off of fish gills. I went to the school library to do research like a good little inventor and one of my teachers asked me what I was doing, and then told me that there were some new barbie books in, and that I’d probably be better off with those.

    Don’t forget the girl who invented a torch that’d light up just from the heat of your hands

    basically everyone should stop s***ting on teenage girls because they do awesome things when you let them

    or that one time a girl found the cure for cancer that we could be using in 15 years

    But nah, girls and women just suck at math and science and have never invented anything worthwhile. Sure. Right. 

    (Source: thinkcosmos, via feministbecky)

     

  12. misfit-pirate-ship:

    carry-on-my-wayward-butt:

    me in the grocery store when my mom escapes

    escapes

    (Source: imwithkanye, via thebritishteaguru)

     

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  14. Joke of the day.

    wanderoar:

    roseonabeach:

    frostedsammy:

    An Englishman, a Frenchman, a Spaniard and a German are all standing watching a street performer do some excellent juggling. The juggler notices that the four gentlemen have a very poor view, so he stands up on a large wooden box and calls out, “Can you all see me now?”

    “Yes.”
    “Oui.”
    “Sí.”
    “Ja.”

    what

    Took me about ten minutes to finally understand this

    stupidest/most awesome joke ever

    (Source: flyingscotsman, via modernkillianjones)

     

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