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gabrielrobertflores:

…and we all agreed on the same thing

gabrielrobertflores:

…and we all agreed on the same thing

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art-shannonigans:

Rebecca YanovskayaWinged Series

Ballpoint pen & 22K Gold Leaf Applique on Moleskine paper

on tumblr

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marvinetta:

kennyvee:

kjuw89:

justplainsomething:

hermionegranger:

Real Time with Bill Maher: 6.6.14 — Anthony Weiner, Jim Geraghety, Nicolle Wallace

#FINALLYSOMEONESAYSIT

Holy shit, Anthony Weiner actually said something important.

It’s a miracle!

That’s been the Republican strategy since day one of Obama’s presidency. Block the President at every turn, then blame him for not getting anything done. In fact, here’s Newt Gingrich openly admitting to it.

That’s why Republicans block jobs bills — so they can blame Obama for the economy still sucking. They’ve blocked budgets, resulting in a government shutdown that they then tried to blame on Obama. They’ve tried over and over again to block Obamacare, and complain that it’s a failure as they work their asses off to try to make it fail.

It’s kindergarten politics, and we need to vote these schmucks out in November. A bunch of white guys throwing temper tantrums and shouting NO! to everything just because they don’t like the president is no way to run a government, especially if we’re going to continue to pretend to be one of the greatest nations on earth.

bolding is mine. VOTE GUYS. VOTE VOTE VOTE. 

Source: hermionegranger

gaiap87:

theniftyfifties:

'Irena' by Antanas Sutkus, 1959

Art dedicated to you Rena!

gee. ::delighted::

gaiap87:

theniftyfifties:

'Irena' by Antanas Sutkus, 1959

Art dedicated to you Rena!

gee. ::delighted::

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Audible Daily Deal 8/20/2014: Neverwhere, $1.95 →

helens78:

Hey, guys!  Audible has Neverwhere as today’s Daily Deal book — $1.95 until 11:59pm EST!

(Supposedly it includes audio bloopers and outtakes!  YES PLZ.)

NB: Audible is a DRM company (sigh) but it’s a terrific deal and the software is super easy to use.  I buy audiobooks on Audible because a lot of them have the tie-in feature with Kindle, where you can read on your Kindle/app, then switch to the same place in the audiobook, then switch back.  It’s fantastic and seamless and I get a LOT more reading done that way.  (Also, if you already own the Kindle version of something, you can often get a ridiculous discount on the audiobook.  I would probably balk at paying $30 for a DRM edition of something, but for $3, the convenience is worth it.  And it usually is that steep a discount!)

painted-bees:

Sak Yant or Yantra Tattooing are  believed to give the wearer magic powers associated with healing, luck, strength, and protection against evil.

You can get these here in thailand by a monk, they look beautiful but I’d never recommend it. Essentially, you’re making a pact with a spirit to protect you in exchange for sacrificing an activity or habit you may have previously enjoyed (the monk decides what this is, not you). These tattoos are contracts. 
 Breaking your side of the bargain may encourage the spirit to ‘punish’ you, and these contracts are not easily voided. 

Source: gn-a

allthingseurope:

Westminster Abbey, London (by italo svevo)

allthingseurope:

Westminster Abbey, London (by italo svevo)

Source: Flickr / italosvevo

For Fairytale Friday: The Austringer’s Wife

dduane:

(Note: We have guests over so I’m cheating a little this week. Some of you may know this story…)

It was this way.

Because the Goddess bound Herself at the Making into everything She had made, the great Death became bound into Her too, and She into It. Though She had brought It life, the Shadow still hated Her and did Her all the harm It could, causing each of Her fair aspects to cast a dark shadow of its own. Therefore the Devourer exists, and the One with Still Hands, and the Pale Winnower. Their Power is terrible, and the Goddess cannot banish them; in this Making, They are part of Her.

But in the south of Steldin, people explain our Lady’s dark side differently. They tell how, on the plain north of Mincar, there lived an austringer and her wife. The austringer was a placid woman, easily pleased and as calm as one of her hawks after a feeding. The austringer’s wife, on the other hand, was never content with anything, and sharpened her tongue continually on her spouse.

There came a day when the austringer took a good catch of pheasant and barwing. The next morning she set out for Mincar market to sell the game.

Now, while on her way to the market, passing through the wealthy part of town, the austringer saw a sight that was stranger and more lovely than any she had ever seen.Tied to the reining-post was a great, tall silver-white steed, shining in the morning. When she drew near to it, it turned its head to gaze at her with eyes as dark as the missing half of the Moon. It was tethered with a bridle of woven silver.

She recognized it then. It was one of the Moonsteeds, aspects of the Maiden that mirror the Moon in its changes, and which cannot be caught by any means except with a bridle that is wrought of noon-forged silver in such a fashion as to have no beginning and no end. Some lord or lady had caused the bridle to be made, and had managed to catch the Steed. And as the austringer stood there and pitied the poor creature, once free from time’s beginning and now bound, it lowered its head and said to her, ‘Free me, and I’ll do you a good turn when I may.’

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bluepueblo:

Street Bridge, Barcelona, Spain
photo via carlo

bluepueblo:

Street Bridge, Barcelona, Spain

photo via carlo

lohrien:

Illustrations by Alexandra Khitrova 

Source: gaudibuendia.deviantart.com