we all remember the first time we came across a smut fic
Courbet vs. Orlan
The Origin of the World (1866)
The Origin of War (1989)
Suddenly he heard them: Marxists.
“No,” he whispered, sinking to his knees. When they get near you, he remembered Lupin saying, you will be left with only the worst memories of your life.
“Only together, collectively, can we achieve anything of lasting significance,” he heard one of them say. Harry moaned in pain.
“The fortunate owe it to society to contribute to those who cannot work,” another chanted. Harry closed his eyes and collapsed.
“A strong central government –” began a third. This was too much for Harry. He rose painfully to his knees and screamed –
A shining white dollar flew out of his wand. “I AM THE STRONGEST FORCE THERE IS,” it shouted. “I AM AN OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT OF THE GOOD. I CANNOT BE DIMINISHED OR COMPROMISED.”
2014 was one of those years that started out like “THIS IS GOING TO BE GREAT!!!” and its halfway through and we have a war going on, a deadly disease has been spread, countless shootings have happened, racism is alive, more people have been leaving living things inside of hot cars, and robin williams is fucking dead
The Rose de Jéricho (Anastatica hierochuntica) is a species of desert moss that has the amazing ability to ‘resurrect’ itself after bouts of extreme dehydration lasting months or even years. After just a few hours of exposure to moisture the plants burst to life, uncurling from a tight ball of dry leaves to a green flower-like shape. Videographer Sean Steininger shot this timelapse of several plants as he exposed them to water.
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A time lapse of a Rose of Jericho . After being exposed to water, the plant turns from a dried tumbleweed to a green fern over the course of several hour.