sassylecki replied to your post “I STILL HAVE ALL THOSE OLD HISTORY MEMES IN MY DRAFTS SHOULD I JUST…”

very interested

There are only four that are finished but okay I can post them.

22 Apr 14 @ 9:38 pm  —  reblog

sci-universe:

53 years ago today (April 12), Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, became the first human to travel into space and change history, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth.

So on April 12, Gagarin, who became an international celebrity and hero, is being commemorated for paving the way for future space exploration by the International Day of Human Space Flight (Cosmonautics Day).

I really recommend looking him up. There’s so much to know about him and the history-making flight.

My favourite thing is probably the landing to an unplanned site: A farmer and her daughter observed the strange scene of a figure in a bright orange suit with a large white helmet landing near them by parachute. Gagarin later recalled, “When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don’t be afraid, I am a Soviet citizen like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow!”

Happy International Day of Human Space Flight!

22 Apr 14 @ 9:02 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog

silviya7:

nice characters are good and important and strong

nice characters are not in any way inherently less interesting or complex or cool or badass than asshole characters

nice characters who go through hell and still remain good and kind and compassionate are so so strong

nice characters are not weak or boring or less badass, nice characters are awesome.

22 Apr 14 @ 8:59 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog

dragonfeminist replied to your post “I STILL HAVE ALL THOSE OLD HISTORY MEMES IN MY DRAFTS SHOULD I JUST…”

please

Do you really want me to post them?

22 Apr 14 @ 8:52 pm  —  reblog

gohelloflo:

This is a truly amazing story of twin sisters separated at birth who discovered each other at age 25 through social media (see Facebook message above in which Anais reached out to Samantha for the first time). One lives in London and the other in L.A. and the two have shared a close bond since meeting. They recently took a trip together to their birthplace, Seoul, Korea, and now they’re hoping to make a film together about their story. Check out their kickstarter campaign here. Story via buzzfeed.

22 Apr 14 @ 8:46 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog
#people  
abbykch:

A GIF I did because I wasn’t emotionally feeling good yesterday
He has 11 or 12 messages for you! \(owo)/

abbykch:

A GIF I did because I wasn’t emotionally feeling good yesterday

He has 11 or 12 messages for you! \(owo)/

22 Apr 14 @ 8:35 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog

thehippiejew:

forsayingyes:

gqgqqt:

so this is a thing

a bunch of moms are making letters+audio recordings of affirming, validating letters to queer/trans* people who don’t get that kind of support from their moms

i would say more about it but

im kind of busy in this puddle of tears on the floor so

In case any of my followers don’t have this kind of support from home…

my mom did this and if you need an honourary mother i promise she would be happy to talk to you

22 Apr 14 @ 8:24 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog
#lgbtq+  
amediocremermaid:

JFK catches up with the news on Capitol Hill c. 1946.

amediocremermaid:

JFK catches up with the news on Capitol Hill c. 1946.
22 Apr 14 @ 8:19 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog

I STILL HAVE ALL THOSE OLD HISTORY MEMES IN MY DRAFTS SHOULD I JUST POST THE ONES THAT I FINISHED?

22 Apr 14 @ 8:17 pm  —  reblog
amiablydebauchedsloth:

Get To Know Me Meme -[2/5] Favourite Relationships | Wilfred Owen & Siegfried Sassoon

"Smile the penny! This Fact has not intensified my feelings for you by the least – the least grame. Know that since mid-September, when you still regarded me as a tiresome little knocker on your door, I held you as Keats + Christ + Elijah + my Colonel + my father-confessor + Amenophis IV in profile. 
"What’s that mathematically? In effect it is this: that I love you, dispassionately, so much, so very much, dear Fellow, that the blasting little smile you wear on reading this can’t hurt me in the least.
"If you consider what the above Names have severally done for me, you will know what you are doing. And you have fixed my Life – however short." - Owen to Sassoon, November 5, 1917

amiablydebauchedsloth:

Get To Know Me Meme -[2/5] Favourite Relationships | Wilfred Owen & Siegfried Sassoon

"Smile the penny! This Fact has not intensified my feelings for you by the least – the least grame. Know that since mid-September, when you still regarded me as a tiresome little knocker on your door, I held you as Keats + Christ + Elijah + my Colonel + my father-confessor + Amenophis IV in profile.

"What’s that mathematically? In effect it is this: that I love you, dispassionately, so much, so very much, dear Fellow, that the blasting little smile you wear on reading this can’t hurt me in the least.

"If you consider what the above Names have severally done for me, you will know what you are doing. And you have fixed my Life – however short." - Owen to Sassoon, November 5, 1917

22 Apr 14 @ 8:15 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog
moon-cosmic-power:

thetruthisvital:

Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist

This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.
"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"

Read more: here

gorgeous so gorgeous.

moon-cosmic-power:

thetruthisvital:

Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist


This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.

"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"

Read more: here

gorgeous so gorgeous.

22 Apr 14 @ 5:50 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog
#space  #nasa  

stablevertigo:

What I mean when I say “I can’t do that”- Anxiety Version:

  • I am unable to do that
  • I am too stressed out to do that
  • I cannot face the humiliation of attempting to do that
  • My body will physically not allow me to do that
  • I am on the verge of a panic attack
  • I cannot do that

What people hear:

  • I am unwilling to do that
  • I am just shy
  • I am overreacting
  • I am lazy
  • I need to get more experience in social situation to help my anxiety
  • I need a push
  • I don’t want to do that

Inspired by X

22 Apr 14 @ 5:15 pm  —  via + org  —  reblog
OS