Posted 14 hours ago
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Posted 14 hours ago

marvelobsessions:

remember when the avengers was new?

remember how exciting it was to finally have some of our favorite superheros interacting in one movie?

remember getting chills during this scene?

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remember feeling like a superhero when the screen went black and the credit music came on?

Please never forget how special The Avengers is. 

Posted 14 hours ago

theatlantic:

This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 

NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 

It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 

But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.

Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]

Posted 15 hours ago

amischiefofmice:

orfs:

averyterrible:

thisplaceisdespair:

flatluigi:

stormingtheivory:

So can we talk about the absolutely stunning duplicity going on here?

holy shit

ok, why the fuck is the graph upside down. that is incredibly misleading

Because its from the Florida Department of Justice, and they have a mandate here.

for those who have trouble inverting it in their head, ftfy:

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this is some of the most blatant twisting of info i have ever seen holy shit

Moral of the story:

1.) Read the whole graph.

2.) Florida fucking SUCKS.

Posted 15 hours ago

theodd1sout:

This will help you write good.

Posted 15 hours ago

stupiduglyfatcunt:

dumblerawrrr:

Who else remembers when Harry just assumed Oliver Wood was a stick McGonagall was going to beat him with.

The Dursley’s really fucked him up

Posted 1 day ago

salt-221b-and-the-tardis:

postponing-the-apocalypse:

krudman:

the-average-gatsby:

thanks joffrey

What a great message. I wish all characters were this nice. Does anyone know what this is from?

Posted 1 day ago

castlestark:

I can’t wait until our generation becomes teachers that actually know how to make a video full screen and get the god damn cursor out of the way

Nah, by then we’ll be using Iron Man style hologram shit and we’ll just be like

"the fuck? Computer-display PowerPoint!" 

"Sir? PowerPoint hasn’t existed for 7 years."

Posted 1 day ago