It was hard to describe the feeling that listening to music in the dark gave her. It was like … like the music was originating from her, from the center of her mind, and filling her head, then her body, then the room. (x)

It was hard to describe the feeling that listening to music in the dark gave her. It was like … like the music was originating from her, from the center of her mind, and filling her head, then her body, then the room. (x)

(Source: beautyandbruises)

megabeeprime:

underscorex:

brydeswhale:

cosplayingwhileblack:

X
Character: Leia
Series: Star Wars

OMG HER HAIR MAKES SO MUCH MORE SENSE THIS WAY.

LOVE IT.

Leia with afro puffs is the best Leia.

megabeeprime:

underscorex:

brydeswhale:

cosplayingwhileblack:

X

Character: Leia

Series: Star Wars

OMG HER HAIR MAKES SO MUCH MORE SENSE THIS WAY.

LOVE IT.

Leia with afro puffs is the best Leia.

Posted 1 day ago with 33,085 notes

The brachistochrone
This animation is about one of the most significant problems in the history of mathematics: the brachistochrone challenge.
If a ball is to roll down a ramp which connects two points, what must be the shape of the ramp’s curve be, such that the descent time is a minimum?
Intuition says that it should be a straight line. That would minimize the distance, but the minimum time happens when the ramp curve is the one shown: a cycloid.
Johann Bernoulli posed the problem to the mathematicians of Europe in 1696, and ultimately, several found the solution. However, a new branch of mathematics, calculus of variations, had to be invented to deal with such problems. Today, calculus of variations is vital in quantum mechanics and other fields.

The brachistochrone

This animation is about one of the most significant problems in the history of mathematics: the brachistochrone challenge.

If a ball is to roll down a ramp which connects two points, what must be the shape of the ramp’s curve be, such that the descent time is a minimum?

Intuition says that it should be a straight line. That would minimize the distance, but the minimum time happens when the ramp curve is the one shown: a cycloid.

Johann Bernoulli posed the problem to the mathematicians of Europe in 1696, and ultimately, several found the solution. However, a new branch of mathematics, calculus of variations, had to be invented to deal with such problems. Today, calculus of variations is vital in quantum mechanics and other fields.

(Source: saulofortz)

Posted 1 day ago with 4,251 notes
hammandbuble:

stellajoe-art:

Seb: Chris? Are you Sleeping???

#sebastian’s face#oh geez do i elbow him?#what if i scare him and he knocks the water over#that would be worse than him sleeping right#do I pretend I don’t see it?#how can you not see it he’s huge#NO ONE PREPARES YOU FOR THIS#THINK STAN THINK

hammandbuble:

stellajoe-art:

Seb: Chris? Are you Sleeping???

(Source: my-inspirationsss)

Posted 1 day ago with 40,632 notes

BUT THESE CHARACTERS DON’T LOOK LIKE ME

Nope, they don’t. And they may have experiences not indicative of yours. So what? What do you think everyone who isn’t like you has been experiencing all this time? That same feeling. And yet they still read Batman or watch the same television shows.

Confession time: I’m a jerky white dude. I’m clumsy in my assumptions and preconceived notions and — hey, I acknowledge my privilege. The privilege of privilege is being blinded by it and blind to it. You can walk around all day, whistling like a happy asshole, completely unaware of all the toxic douchebaggery splashing all around. We step on flowers we don’t even notice.

Sometimes, though, you have your eyes opened to it, and it’s a real holy-shit-we’re-in-some-kind-of-sexist-racist-Matrix moment. Rape culture doesn’t seem like a thing until someone starts pointing it out and then it’s a really awful Magic Eye painting, except instead of seeing a dolphin you’re seeing how we ask rape victims what they did to deserve getting raped. Once someone tells you, “That Terrible Thing is really an actual thing,” it’s ants, it’s dust, it’s fingerprints-on-glass. Didn’t notice it before, but now you realize it’s freaking everywhere.

And one of those “it’s freaking everywhere” moments is when you realize, oh, yeah, okay, our pop culture has been speaking very directly to heteronormative middle-class white-guy culture for a long time. Comics, television, novels, whatever. It’s time to share the storytelling. Time to pass the Talking Stick. Besides, maybe if we saw more diversity on the page, we might be willing to acknowledge the diversity outside our doors. I often say that the most valuable multitasking we can teach our kids and express in ourselves is to dual-wield Empathy and Logic, and if this helps in that, so be it. If this makes people more open? More aware? How is that possibly a bad thing?

—Chuck Wendig, Gender-Flip Geek Icons! Race-Flip Nerd War! Gay Batman! Raaaaar! (via doyouwanttobesaved)
Posted 1 day ago with 345 notes

My favorite TV-shows → Misfits
"What if there’s loads of people like us all over town?" - "No, that kind of thing only happens in America. This will fade away. I’m telling you, by this time next week, it’ll be back to the same old boring shit."

muchadoaboutmolly:

Hilarious and creative headings for the fiction section of Sherman’s Books and Stationery in Portland, ME.

I spy Landline

(Source: deidrehalls)

luvconnor:

Screen Caps (2/3) ~ William Greg ~ ‘The Mill’ S2E1

sure, sure, the man is talented, but tbh, I don’t think the hair gets enough credit for what it brings to his various roles

herkindoftea:


"Happiness, not in another place but in this place… not for another hour, but this hour" - Walt Whitman

herkindoftea:

"Happiness, not in another place but in this place… not for another hour, but this hour" - Walt Whitman

Posted 1 day ago with 4,880 notes
sherlockloves:

#let’s play ‘GUESS WHERE SHERLOCK JUST PUT HIS HAND’

sherlockloves:

(Source: quintosherlockedinthetardis)

Posted 1 day ago with 23,455 notes

myrandaroyces:

a darker and edgier more serious show than buffy the vampire slayer 

(Source: natxromanoff)

Posted 1 day ago with 6,555 notes

hissaviour-herhome:

[x]

nigel horsley (c)
hudsonsbluff:

Amélie (2001)

hudsonsbluff:

Amélie (2001)