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jkontumblr:

Dmitry Rublyovsky

jkontumblr:

Dmitry Rublyovsky

Sep
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afogofideas:

Elizabeth Allo Darlin
drawn by me

afogofideas:

Elizabeth Allo Darlin

drawn by me

Sep
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daft-pun:

hangontothevine:

"Monosexism and biphobia aren’t real"

just some things i saw on fb tonight followed up by some fact checking. 

That Chris Pham guy summed it all up best when I said “I don’t understand people that are bi” but the thing is if you don’t understand why would you make a hurtfull and decicive stance on the topic?

"mainly for sex reasons"
*Hmm. I fancy someone mainly for sex reasons, so it doesn’t matter what gender they are*
"mainly for sex reasons"

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The Charlottes on Transmission

(Source: youtube.com)

Sep
20th
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This:

  • Them: I don't think kids should be exposed to gay relationships.
  • You: Why not?
  • Them: It's introducing children to sexuality! They're too young for that!
  • You: So when a prince and princess kiss in a Disney movie, are they introduced to sexuality? When the prince and the princess get married and have a child, is that introducing your child to sexuality?
  • Them: NO! But if they see a man and a man, or a woman and a woman together... they're going to start asking questions! Like how a man and a man can... you know, do anything together.
  • You: You think the only thing people think when they see a gay couple is "I wonder how they have sex"? Furthermore, you think a CHILD is going to even know what that means? When the prince and the princess kiss, does your 4 year old daughter ask, "mommy, how do people have intercourse"? No. She just sees two people in love. If you remember when you were a kid, you probably didn't think about sex every time you saw two people happy together.
  • Them: But it'll bring up all kinds of questions, it'll confuse my child!
  • You: Then be a fucking parent and explain it to your child. The only question that might be brought up is "mom, why don't you want gay people to be happy?". And when you don't have a good answer for that question, you can look your child in the eye and say "It's because I'm a bigot".
Sep
19th
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science-illustrated:

The geography-cartography-topography of the planet Mars (which took me ageeeees to complete)! You can see the whole project here.
I wanted to show the striking dichotomy of the Marsian surface (the two hemispheres differ in elevation by 1 to 3 km). While the northern one-third is relatively flat and lies below the conventional ‘zero elevation’ level (aka the “sea level”, only there’s no ocean to evaluate), the southern hemisphere is mountains and highlands heavily cratered. Plus there are large river valleys and outflow channels cutting through the separation. Our deserts are quite boring in comparison!

science-illustrated:

The geography-cartography-topography of the planet Mars (which took me ageeeees to complete)! You can see the whole project here.

I wanted to show the striking dichotomy of the Marsian surface (the two hemispheres differ in elevation by 1 to 3 km). While the northern one-third is relatively flat and lies below the conventional ‘zero elevation’ level (aka the “sea level”, only there’s no ocean to evaluate), the southern hemisphere is mountains and highlands heavily cratered. Plus there are large river valleys and outflow channels cutting through the separation. Our deserts are quite boring in comparison!

(via modernizor)

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winenwind:

The babes of Foxygen, Jonathan Rado and Sam France. Photo by Cara Robbins

winenwind:

The babes of Foxygen, Jonathan Rado and Sam France. Photo by Cara Robbins

Sep
13th
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Some of the greatest singers in the world…you can spot their influences. But Kate Bush has no mother or father. I’d be an average musician if it wasn’t for her,” Tricky says in an article on how Kate’s 1978 album, The Kick Inside, changed his life. “Her music has always sounded like dreamland to me…I have so many copies of The Whole Story lying around the world.” He says that his track Strugglin’ was inspired by Breathing, “just the texture, the suffocation of it”. He concludes by writing: “When I hear The Kick Inside now, I still wish I’d written those songs. I don’t believe in God, but if I did, her music would be my bible. Her music sounds religious to me. She should be treasured more then The Beatles. That she isn’t is probably down to her own personality, because she can walk away from everything, and not make albums, and I so respect her for that. Just to live your life, and not play the game – to me, that’s success.
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Some of the greatest singers in the world…you can spot their influences. But Kate Bush has no mother or father. I’d be an average musician if it wasn’t for her,” Tricky says in an article on how Kate’s 1978 album, The Kick Inside, changed his life. “Her music has always sounded like dreamland to me…I have so many copies of The Whole Story lying around the world.” He says that his track Strugglin’ was inspired by Breathing, “just the texture, the suffocation of it”. He concludes by writing: “When I hear The Kick Inside now, I still wish I’d written those songs. I don’t believe in God, but if I did, her music would be my bible. Her music sounds religious to me. She should be treasured more then The Beatles. That she isn’t is probably down to her own personality, because she can walk away from everything, and not make albums, and I so respect her for that. Just to live your life, and not play the game – to me, that’s success.