Space Tumblr Themes

Oh! Look! A Rabbit! Shall we follow it?


nashaawest:

hellojoeyyy:

Rosetta Stone

My heart broke into tiny pieces when I read the Rosetta Stone tweet.

(Source: bzfd.it)


(Source: whenthingsgoterriblywrong)


Saoirse Ronan in The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

I must say I find that girl utterly delightful. Flat as a board, enormous birthmark in the shape of Mexico over half her face, sweating for hours on end in that sweltering kitchen while Mendl (genius though he is) looms over her like a hulking gorilla - yet without question, without fail, always, and invariably: she’s exceedingly lovely. Why? Because of her purity.


shrewdshrew:

if someone gave this to me i would die

(Source: therealheirofslytherin)


mothlikestars:

I’ve just cried laughing at the comments on a Jamie Oliver recipe, there was a typo on the website and everyone put 13 lemons into a pasta sauce and didn’t even question it. Imagine eating 13 lemons, the recipe was for 4 people, imagine having that much trust in Jamie Oliver.


Jul 12th at 5PM / via: mishaphilia / op: beatrispriorities / tagged: books. reference. good. / 17,791 notes
beatrispriorities:

reading
find, rate, and share books
get free books and ARCs
read unpublished books
read free classics online
read books free online
find similar books
what should you read next?
currently popular books
YA novels of 2014
YA novels of 2013
YA novels of 2012
YA novels of 2011
search for newly released books by genre
list of YA sci-fi
list of YA dystopian
list of YA romance
list of YA summer reads
list of YA realistic fiction
list of fantasy
teen books about real problems
forbidden romance books
dark erotica books
gay romance books
books with gay couples
books with diversity
hate turned to love romance books
urban fantasy
teen vampire fiction
teen historical novels
Christian fiction
horror books
zombie books
steampunk books
fairytales and retellings
indie books
humorous romance
intense and angsty romance
2012 YA contemporary books
best books of 2014
best books of the decade
best books of the 21st century
101 books to read this summer
25 books that define cool
the greatest books of all time
books that will induce a mindfuck
30 funny adult books
books that’ll make you want to have sex
10 greatest apocalypse books
16 best dystopian books
10 sites to download free audio books
100 sites to download books
download free books
download free kindle books
how to put non-amazon books on your kindle
writing 
how to get started writing a book 
write books just for fun and still get readers/reviews
character names
write a definition and get a word

if you only remember part of a word/its definition


optimum word count

general writing advice
how to write a kiss
a smut guide
writing distant, indifferent characters
writing a sassy character
writing a happy character
write a leader
writing a character with depression
writing a character who is homosexual
write a totally badass character
writing a tomboy
write a mute character
write a character with OCD
write a character who lost someone important
write a strong female character
write a death scene
describe the body shape of female characters
character appearance help
words to describe a voice
body language cheat sheet
character development
introducing characters
making characters likeable
100 positive traits
mental illness in writing
conflicts and characters
grammar and spelling
American vs. British grammar
punctuating dialogue
how to use the semicolon
introduction to the basic rules of punctuation
comma 101
all about dialogue
11 grammar tips
proofreading
transition words
40+ tips to improve your grammar and punctuation
list of 1000+ adjectives
misc.
15 unique libraries
24 incredible libraries
amazing bookshelves
DIY rotating bookshelf

beatrispriorities:

reading
writing 
misc.

anatsuno:

navalenigma:

shayvaalski:

friendlycloud:

agewa:

“We went to Kineshma, that’s in Ivanovo region, to visit his parents. I went as a heroine and I never expected someone to welcome me, a front-line girl, like that. We’ve gone through so much, we’ve saved lives, lifes of mothers, wives. And then… I heard accusations, I was bad-mouthed. Before that I’ve only ever been “dear sister”… We had tea and my husband’s mother took him aside and started crying: “Who did you marry? A front-line girl… You have two younger sisters. Who’s going to marry them now?” When I think back to that moment I feel tears welling up. Imagine: I had a record, I loved it a lot. There was a song, it said: you have the right to wear the best shoes. That was about a front-line girl. I had it playing, and [his?] elder sister came up and broke it apart, saying: you have no rights. They destroyed all my photos from the war… We, front-line girls, went through so much during hte war… and then we had another war. Another terrible war. The men left us, they didn’t cover our backs. Not like at the front.” from С.Алексеевич “У войны не женское лицо”

In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn. 

This has always happened in history: Women do something important. Then they get shamed for it (so nobody will talk about it) and it gets erased from history.

And then certain men will say: “Women suck, they’ve never done anything important.”

Look into history and learn that women have played a far greater role then douches (present and past) wanted you to know.

Hey Will (and Jack) I got you something.

So this is important. Let me tell you a story.

All the time I spend debating about women in combat, I’ve picked up on a trend that disturbs me. Supporting or attacking, people are quick to draw on biology, psychology, law, but very rarely - almost never - do I hear about the history of women in combat, and the evidence their service lends to this debate.

Hundreds of thousands of women faced combat in WW2, and on both sides, and on all fronts, and it is a history that has been almost completely erased from contemporary awareness. I have been given arguments about how women can not psychologically handle combat. And about how women in mixed-gender combat units will automatically disrupt group cohesion - the brotherhood, if you will. Both of these assertions are erasure.

Women have not lived in a protective bubble untouched by combat for all of history. Women have been killed, wounded, and captured in combat, and tortured after. We are not living a world where these are hypothetical situations women have yet to prove they can handle. Unfortunately, they have, they can, in the future, they probably will, again and again. Soviet women served as partisans, snipers, tank drivers, fighter pilots, bombers. And more.

Both British and American women served in mixed-gender AA units. I could drag you through several examples of British women performing exemplarily despite being wounded, or seeing their comrades die. The Luftwaffe did not discriminate. Between the British and the Americans, it was determined that mixed gender units actually performed much better than all male units, because of teamwork. Because women are better and certain tasks, men are better at certain tasks, and at other tasks they are comparably efficient, and in a team, hopefully, in combat, you let the best do what they are best at. For the most part, they were proud to serve together. 

German propaganda never commented on the British AA units, but they thoroughly smeared the Soviet fighting woman - flitenweiber. People often argue with me that women are a threat to group cohesion because men naturally give women preferential treatment. Which certainly explains why men are more likely to survive shipwrecks. And history shows us that Germans soldiers had no chivalrous compunction when it came to shooting captured Soviet women who were armed.

We’re fed a history of war that almost exclusively features white male figures, most of whom fit into this destructive constructed myth of the soldier that is somehow both chivalrous and charmingly womanizing and who’s sense of brotherhood is unshakably dependent on the band being all man. There is no history of woman at war, none. I hear a lot about how women have no upper body strength, I hear nothing about the Front-Line Female Comrade.

THE WORD FRONTOVICHKA BECAME A TERRIBLE INSULT - are you fucking kidding me? Fuck, that made me cry. At first when I started reading I thought I was reading alernate history fiction. I’m ashamed to be ignorant about this, and full of rage and much worse bitter shame that this history is constantly repressed, suppressed, hidden. WHAT THE FUCK. D: D: D:

(Source: bukhanka)


juggahnaut:

bookporn:

Believe it or not

Okay, I just love how they drew everybody’s face.
Anne Frank’s all like, “Oh, too depressing? It was the fucking Holocaust.”

juggahnaut:

bookporn:

Believe it or not

Okay, I just love how they drew everybody’s face.

Anne Frank’s all like, “Oh, too depressing? It was the fucking Holocaust.

(Source: literatureismyutopia)


Jul 10th at 1AM / via: aziraephale / op: kohwala / tagged: x-men. / 119,368 notes

traceymoesby:

kohwala:

telepath more like telepathetic

this sounds like something Magneto would say before high fiving Mystique


bakerstreetbabes:

Oh god, this is everything we ever wanted.

(Source: lindefishway)