The Lonely Skeptic

all alone on my high horse

prairie-homo-companion:

this is from a real diary by a 13-year-old girl in 1870. teenage girls are awesome and they’ve always been that way.

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kawinslow:

sentientcitizen:

zillah975:

deducecanoe:

neopetcemetery:

Falkirk Wheel - Falkirk Scotland

The Falkirk Wheel takes about as much energy as it would to boil about 8 kettles of water


What? WHAT? What? WHAAAT?

Wait isn’t that the thing from that movie with Jodie Foster and the aliens?

Apparently this is a real rotating boat lift from Scotland and according to the UK tourist website it is indeed so well balanced it actually takes only 1.5kWh of electricity per rotation and that makes me so happy.

Engineers are magicians.

kawinslow:

sentientcitizen:

zillah975:

deducecanoe:

neopetcemetery:

Falkirk Wheel - Falkirk Scotland

The Falkirk Wheel takes about as much energy as it would to boil about 8 kettles of water

What? WHAT? What? WHAAAT?

Wait isn’t that the thing from that movie with Jodie Foster and the aliens?

Apparently this is a real rotating boat lift from Scotland and according to the UK tourist website it is indeed so well balanced it actually takes only 1.5kWh of electricity per rotation and that makes me so happy.

Engineers are magicians.

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hoganddice:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

themetaisawesome:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

purpleshehulk:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

wonderhawk:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

originalyellowranger:

→ S01 Episode 01: Day of Dumpster // season 2 [x]

This was basically my dream when I was little okay

Like

All I wanted was for a floating head to give me super powers and a DINOSAUR ROBOT that I could ride around in

That is what I want my life to be <3

You just described every 90s kid childhood dream

Come ride robot dinosaurs with me and let’s save the world :D

HUGS

Can we talk about how two of those aren’t dinosaurs though?

Like… Mastodon Dinosaur and Sabre-Toothed Tiger Dinosaur?

All I can now think is that Zordon doesn’t actually know what a dinosaur is and goes around calling random things dinosaurs

"Billy, patient and wise

The Kangaroo Dinosaur will be yours”

"I’m

I’m honoured but I don’t think a kangaroo is actually a…”

"QUIET NOW BILLY DINOSAUR"

"…"

We’re talking about the same guy who thought that five people with attitude who weren’t even old enough to drink were the best choice to receive the power to save the world

But to be fair he WAS right about that…

Who’s to say he’s not right about everything being a dinosaur as well?

Other than numerous scientists and historians

Actually only two of those are dinosaurs.

The pterodactyl is a pterosaur and they’re no more closely related to dinosaurs than crocodiles and alligators.


thiswandcouldbealittlemoresonic:

You looked inside of me and you saw hatred. That’s not victory. 

It’s interesting to look at the context of each scene:

1) The Eighth Doctor tries saving a life in the middle of the Time War. But it’s a war that he has deliberately stayed away from and in which Time Lords have become just as destructive as the Daleks. The Doctor defines himself as someone who saves, not fights, but he can’t save Cass. So he finally resigns himself to becoming a warrior and entering the Time War.

2) The Ninth Doctor, the incarnation closest to the Time War, is trying to stop this last Dalek so much, he fails to realize that the Dalek has stopped itself. He believes so much in hating the Daleks that he can’t see what’s right in front of him.

3) Well, Martha’s just playing dirty now: the Tenth Doctor, slightly more removed from the Time War, wants to get Martha to safety when confronting the Cult of Skaro. Martha says no.

4) The Twelve Doctor, older and slightly wiser, tries to make a “good” Dalek, a monster not defined by his hatred. Rusty, however, is not a good Dalek - he is now solely defined by his hatred of Daleks, rather than non-Daleks. But the Doctor is a good Dalek - a monster that has managed to change and hold back his hatred, even if it is still there, simmering under the skin.

The only one missing is one of the Eleventh Doctor. Eleven is never compared to a Dalek, but he is called out on being a warrior in “A Good Man Goes to War.”

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[on diversity in media] I think its social responsibility. I think it’s our responsibility to stand up and say what we want. It think if you look at television in the past two years, it’s becoming the decade of the female. Like, all these new shows with female leads. Even if you look at television, as well as cable, as well as films, there’s been a resurgence, as far as the leading woman in Hollywood, which is great. And I think we’re also at the point now…you know, it’s interesting…x

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penguintim:

kaleloftardis:

tyleredrose:

would it kill Moffat to reference anything other than his own writing once in a while

He referenced The Girl In The Fireplace for most of the episode, shut up

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Cough cough.

There are a lot of continuity references and not all of them are to Moffat.

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penguintim:

kaleloftardis:

tyleredrose:

would it kill Moffat to reference anything other than his own writing once in a while

He referenced The Girl In The Fireplace for most of the episode, shut up

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Um, I’m pretty sure he referenced a shit ton of things in “Into the Dalek” (well, he co-wrote that episode, but still). Like, say, the episode “Dalek” by Rob Shearman.

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If something passes the Bechdel Test:

wow great okay

If something does NOT pass the Bechdel Test:

don't freak out - the test is inherently flawed and only takes into consideration a very select and narrow group of variables

If something passes the Sexy Lamp Test:

wow great okay

If something does not pass the Sexy Lamp Test:

freak out because that means that the story still would have made sense if that particular female character had been replaced by a sexy lamp and that's hella fuckin' sad

Men's Rights Activists:

THIS IS NOT FAIR. MEN HAVE PROBLEMS TOO.

Black Men:

We're constantly demonized by mainstream media and are targets of police brutality.

Gay Men:

We face discrimination and hatred and are denied marriage and job security.

Trans Men:

We are outcasts and are denied medical care, our lives are constantly under threat and our gender is always under scrutiny and policed by others.

Men's Rights Activist:

....

...

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Men's Right Activist:

Y-Yeah, but... a Feminist was mean to me...

barryallensnephew:

thickblackeyebrows:

The Awesome Adventures of Martian Manhunter #1

J’onn would so do this.

(via sickly--summertime)

gingerhaze:

destronomics:

Guardians of the Galaxy Concept Art — Nebula and Gamora — by Andy Park

i live for this

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wickedwix:

celestial-potato:

jonathan:

how can i become famous without being beautiful, clever or talented

Make a sex tape, Kim Kardashian was neither of those and she became famous.

holy fuck dude what is your damage. Kim K had her sex tape leaked, she didn’t put it out there herself, and she managed to turn that unwanted publicity into a multimillion dollar business that she is the face of. How are going to tell me that’s not clever or talented.

Also, she didn’t become famous for the sex tape (fun fact: ordinary people when their sex tapes are leaked don’t become famous). Her family was already somewhat famous (her father, Robert Kardashian, was a friend and one of the defense attorneys for OJ Simpson during his trial) and the same year the sex tape came out, they stared in the reality series Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

So yeah. Tell me: which made her more famous, the sex tape or the extremely popular reality show?

fairytalewitch:

These are by Dem Bones on etsy. Please source your shit. (I know a whole bunch of people who want these!)

(Source: voquest, via wickedwix)