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Rachelle, 17, Filipina, Aries, persnickety, strange.
Comparative literature and dependent clauses.
I can spell big words and am about as ridiculous as a pre-sneeze face.
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20 hours ago on September 15th | J | 130,292 notes
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Song: The Medic
Artist: Foxing
Album: The Albatross
Played: 826 times.

jesyanne:

The Medic // Foxing

You’re the best that I can do,
And I think I love you.

1 day ago on September 14th | J | 212 notes
Tagged as: #tunes 

bunfoot:

SAY IT WITH ME

  • the mitochondria are not “deep”
  • the mitochondria are not “quirky”
  • the mitochondria are the fucking powerhouse of the cell
  • STOP ROMANTICIZING MITOCHONDRIA
1 day ago on September 14th | J | 121,791 notes
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4rianagrande:

i hope u find someone that mindlessly plays with your hands and lightly strokes your legs and massages your back and plays with your hair and i hope that u feel like you’re home when u look at them

2 days ago on September 13th | J | 249,390 notes
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Be thankful you’re healthy.
Be bitter you’re not going to stay that way.
Be glad you’re even alive.
Be furious you’re going to die.
Catch 22, Joseph Heller
2 days ago on September 13th | J | 1 note

Epochalfish:

Touching Moments in the Simpsons —1/8

Season 2; episode 19: Lisa’s Substitute

Mr. Bergstrom leaves words of encouragement to a heartbroken Lisa

2 days ago on September 12th | J | 216 notes
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)

OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.

Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.

Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.

Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”

Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).

Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.

Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.

Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.

(via bansheewhale)

2 days ago on September 12th | J | 157,657 notes

apollojustlce:

hanging out with your best friend more like

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2 days ago on September 12th | J | 218,996 notes
Tagged as: #stop stolkenme 

I think a lot of the time in films, men get roles where they create their own destiny and women are just tools, supporters for that.
I think a lot of the time in films, men get roles where they create their own destiny and women are just tools, supporters for that.
2 days ago on September 12th | J | 718 notes

euo:

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I WNDHAHSHAHS RND

2 days ago on September 12th | J | 40,625 notes
Tagged as: #YEAH 

thatcurlyhurdgirl:

I will reblog this everyday

2 days ago on September 12th | J | 663,021 notes
We wrote a book. These are some of my favorite people, and this was one of my proudest moments. #ITSHERE

We wrote a book. These are some of my favorite people, and this was one of my proudest moments. #ITSHERE

4 days ago on September 11th | J | 4 notes
Tagged as: #itshere