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How would girls feel if it said “Female Tears” ??

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The Scavenger of the South

Keas (nestor notabilis) are an endangered parrot species native to the southern alpine regions of New Zealand. Named by the Maori people for its distinctive kea cry, the parrots are predominantly green and black, with striking orange and yellow underwings. They’re a highly adaptive species and are considered to be one of the most intelligent bird species in the world, with the equivalent intelligence of a three-year-old child. Their lineage is thought to have diverged from other parrots approximately 80 million years ago when Zealandia split from Gondwanaland, and to scout out food to survive in their harsh alpine environment, keas developed a highly inquisitive nature—which today often makes them nuisances to nearby humans, because the parrots are also mischievous and opportunistic, and never turn down the chance to supplement their mostly-vegetarian diet with human food. They eat nearly anything, so no item of food is safe in their territory—keas are smart and daring enough to pluck it clean out of your hands. Their nature caused conflict with humans throughout the twentieth century: a bounty was introduced, and it’s thought that over 150,000 keas were culled, leaving only 1000–5000 in the wild today. They’re listed as an endangered species, also threatened by introduced pests, logging, scavenging harmful foods, and farmers who still illegally kill them to protect livestock.

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[inhales] [exhales] [looks out into the sunset] the sweet smell of not being in high school

[remembers that i have no idea what i want to do for my future] [continues to stare out into the sunset] shit

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i’m a film student

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enough about sex positions has anyone discovered a reading position which doesn’t get uncomfortable after 5 minutes

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Years ago I learned a very cool thing about Robin Williams, and I couldn’t watch a movie of his afterward without thinking of it. I never actually booked Robin Williams for an event, but I came close enough that his office sent over his rider. For those outside of the entertainment industry, a rider lists out an artist’s specific personal and technical needs for hosting them for an event, anything from bottled water and their green room to sound and lighting requirements. You can learn a lot about a person from their rider. This is where rocks bands list their requirement for green M&Ms (which is actually a surprisingly smart thing to do). This is also where a famous environmentalist requires a large gas-guzzling private jet to fly to the event city, but then requires an electric or hybrid car to take said environmentalist to the event venue when in view of the public.
When I got Robin Williams’ rider, I was very surprised by what I found. He actually had a requirement that for every single event or film he did, the company hiring him also had to hire a certain number of homeless people and put them to work. I never watched a Robin Williams movie the same way after that. I’m sure that on his own time and with his own money, he was working with these people in need, but he’d also decided to use his clout as an entertainer to make sure that production companies and event planners also learned the value of giving people a chance to work their way back. I wonder how many production companies continued the practice into their next non-Robin Williams project, as well as how many people got a chance at a job and the pride of earning an income, even temporarily, from his actions. He was a great multiplier of his impact. Let’s hope that impact lives on without him. Thanks, Robin Williams- not just for laughs, but also for a cool example.
I’ll kick anyone’s ass. I’ll kick your ass. I’ll kick your dog’s ass. I’ll kick my own ass.
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Ultimate proof that cats are smart !!! more smart cats«

Cat intelligence is actually a pretty interesting topic in that the majority of studies on the subject basically have to end in the conclusion "we just don’t know" because cats are among the most uncooperative research subjects of all time. We know a great deal of cat sight, having used cats as the archetype for a vision-focused vertebrate/mammal, but we still know very little about what really goes on inside the cat mind.


"this meme is too esoteric!" goldilocks exclaimed.
"This meme has been overdone," she said
"ahhh, this meme is just the right balance of ironic awareness and social commentary," she said happily and she lol’d hard

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here are some photos of me noticing a wasp nest

1st pic : lookin good

2nd pic: being artsy and looking away (looking at wasp nest)

3rd pic: fully understanding that there is indeed a wasp nest

4th pic: me being outtie 

i will reblog this until i die

oh my fucking god

never forgot my golden words

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1. It’s a braid cable - I learned through:  Knitting for Dummies

2. It’s a Staghorn Cable - I found that pattern on the knitting app I use called Knitting HD

3. Is the Celtic Cable - found in Claire Crompton’s "The Knitter’s Bible"

**UPDATE**  4. I found the pattern again! Yay!

5. This pattern I just found again recently - it’s from the book “Knitting Pattern Book 250” by Hitomi Shida, which is sadly out of print (though, I’m excited to say, I just purchased one online!). I originally found it an image of the pattern chart online, but the original blog is gone (my old bookmark is broken and everything).

I hope this helps!

**Update** I wanted to say thank you to everyone who have complimented/showed interest in these cable patterns! You guys have made me blush so much over the past 24hours. :)

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Limestone ostracon with image of a hippopotamus 

The details in the image are remarkable. It is 10.8cm high and 12cm wide. 

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, 1479 - 1425 BC. 

Found in Thebes, Upper Egypt, Deir el -Bahri, 

Source: Metropolitan Museum 

pretty into this hippo to be perfectly honest with you