Tales of an Ugly Duckling
Esme. Twenty. Darling, these words are a love letter to you, whoever you are.

(You should read my wordvomit tag; it's love letters at their worst)

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orphanblack:

consp1racy:

And that’s what you missed on Orphan Black.

We’ve reblogged this before, we are reblogging it now, and we will reblog it again in the future.

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"Is there a problem with my burger?"

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comedycentral:

Click here to watch more of Jordan Klepper and Jessica Williams’s safety tips for college students from The Daily Show.

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mountedcrucifix:

ultrabeat:

undefined-thought:

Beer Floating otherwise known as Kaljakellunta in Finnish, is a beer drinking event in Helsinki, Finland where people go down a river in anything that floats and get wasted. I Need to fucking go to this shit.

gonna miss this D: BUMMER

I wanna be dere

mountedcrucifix:

ultrabeat:

undefined-thought:

Beer Floating otherwise known as Kaljakellunta in Finnish, is a beer drinking event in Helsinki, Finland where people go down a river in anything that floats and get wasted. I Need to fucking go to this shit.

gonna miss this D: BUMMER

I wanna be dere

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Prague, The Czech Republic

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Friend: So how do you think you've changed since high school?
Me: Well I became aware of oppressive power structures and how we are complicit in them and now seek to dismantle them.
Friend: ...
Me: I also think I got hotter.

felixdawkins:

"If you haven’t heard of the Bechdel Test, it’s a test of gender representation in the media. It has three criteria: a) there must be at least two women, who b) talk to each other, c) about something other than a man. Only half of all movies pass this test, most often because the female characters never talk to each other; they are defined by their relationships with men. By contrast, female characters and their relationships with each other are so central to the story of Orphan Black that [it] not only passes the Bechdel Test, but fails the reverse of the [it]." (x)

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shyowl:

delf-ass:

elegantbuffalo:

Xcaret Underground River is an undoubtedly stunning archaeological area situated in Riviera Maya, Cancun inside the Mexican Carribbean Seashore. This site had been used by the pre-Columbian Maya as a port for the buying and selling of goods.

I swam through this it was so pretty

hippie vibes ❁

shyowl:

delf-ass:

elegantbuffalo:

Xcaret Underground River is an undoubtedly stunning archaeological area situated in Riviera Maya, Cancun inside the Mexican Carribbean Seashore. This site had been used by the pre-Columbian Maya as a port for the buying and selling of goods.

I swam through this it was so pretty

hippie vibes ❁

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— Henry Jenkins (Director of media studies at MIT)

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gayjxde:

goforeverforworseorbetter:

goodbye-old-friend:

today i found out that apparently if you kill someone in international waters on an unregistered boat then throw the body overboard they can’t trace it back to any one legal system so you can’t be prosecuted for their murder

so what did you do today

the URL makes it so much better

Actually jurisdiction regarding prosecution reverts to the victim’s country of citizenship, so you’d best hope murder is legal where your friend is from. 

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Q: A major concern in A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones is power. Almost everybody – except maybe Daenerys, across the waters with her dragons – wields power badly.
George R.R. Martin: Ruling is hard. This was maybe my answer to Tolkien, whom, as much as I admire him, I do quibble with. Lord of the Rings had a very medieval philosophy: that if the king was a good man, the land would prosper. We look at real history and it's not that simple. Tolkien can say that Aragorn became king and reigned for a hundred years, and he was wise and good. But Tolkien doesn't ask the question: What was Aragorn's tax policy? Did he maintain a standing army? What did he do in times of flood and famine? And what about all these orcs? By the end of the war, Sauron is gone but all of the orcs aren't gone – they're in the mountains. Did Aragorn pursue a policy of systematic genocide and kill them? Even the little baby orcs, in their little orc cradles? In real life, real-life kings had real-life problems to deal with. Just being a good guy was not the answer. You had to make hard, hard decisions. Sometimes what seemed to be a good decision turned around and bit you in the ass; it was the law of unintended consequences. I've tried to get at some of these in my books. My people who are trying to rule don't have an easy time of it. Just having good intentions doesn't make you a wise king.

Remembering India’s Forgotten Holocaust. 

Sarah Waheed notes: “One of the students in my modern South Asia history class a few years ago, was extremely upset that the book we were reading referred to the Bengal famine as a holocaust, calling the author ‘biased’. When I asked him to clarify and elaborate upon what he meant by ‘biased’, he exclaimed, inflamed, “There was only one holocaust!” The rest of the students were, however, more open to the idea of the 20th century being a century of multiple holocausts. The terms ‘holocaust’ and ‘genocide’, however, continue to elicit trauma envy.”

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