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3:00pm September 18, 2014

art-of-swords:

Sword with Scabbard

  • Dated: 16th–19th century
  • Culture: Chinese or Korean
  • Medium: steel, wood, bronze, gold, silver, iron, pigment
  • Measurements: blade length 2 ft. (61 cm)

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

@thingsthatthing 

1:37pm September 18, 2014

 Also, update on my Archaeology and the Bible class

bookofwisdom:

I AM SO FUCKING EXCITED

WE’RE LEARNING ABOUT BRONZE AGE CANAAN (though not to the timeframe that would have been the height of Ugarit, yet) AND I’M SO FUCKING EXCITED ABOUT EVERYTHING

I SWEAR LIKE TEN MINUTES IN THIS CLASS WOULD BE HOURS OF DIGGING ON THE INTERNET AND HOPING AND PRAYING AND ALL…

I believe that’s honey made from date pollen?

Update after reading you update:

NOPE!! I was all wrong! Good on you for research!

1:02pm September 18, 2014

bexinterrobang:

relyonloveonceinawhile:

whatmariadidnext:

two4fit:

TABLOID HEADLINES WITHOUT THE SEXISM

"WOMAN IN TRACKSUIT PROBABLY NOT DISOWNED BY ENTIRE FAMILY"

"It’s mildly breezy outside."

"Woman has legs."

11:14am September 18, 2014

stopheterophobia:

favabean05:

staticdiplomat:

pickyourheartupoffthefloor:

the-goddamazon:

lancrebitch:

crunchierkatie:

i love seeing girls close ranks when their fella is cheating, instead of defending him and attacking the other girls. like seriously. it warms my cold, cold heart so much. 

i need the rest of this story, where did you put the body

I’ve always wanted to do this. I hope they all went out for ice cream later too.

i want an update on this

FUCKING AMAZING

FORCED TO FLEE WITH HIS NAN

http://www.viralnova.com/cheating-airport-confrontation/

10:32am September 18, 2014

cynfuldax:

djlegz:

sizvideos:

Video

Assassin’s Creed screams in the distance

gimpy-mc-limps-a-lot @thingsthatthing 

9:08am September 18, 2014

 Participate in a Survey About Gender Diversity in Video Games

xekstrin:

wasdplz:

screaming-fan-girl:

ilikelookingatnakedmen:

The <title> of this page is “Do Consumers Want More Women In Video Games?” The results of this survey will be presented at GDC15, so let’s tell ‘em a resounding “FUCK YEAH!”

Please reblog! 

DO IT

DO THE THING

fucking tumblr bomb this shit

READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY

9:05am September 18, 2014

ancientart:

The Dhamek Stupa of Sarnath, India.

The Archaeological Survey of India, and many alike, claim this to be the location where Buddha first encountered the five Parivajrakas and delivered the First Sermon.

Built in approximately 500 CE, the Dhamek Stupa is a huge cylindrically shaped stupa (Buddhist commemorative monuments which traditionally usually house sacred relics associated with Buddha), and is about 44m tall, with a diameter of 29m. Around it are 8 niches which are thought to have once contained images. Below these niches is a section of beautifully carved ornamentation, which remains partly preserved today, and highlights the high skill level of stone artisans of the Gupta period.  

A Chinese traveler who visited Sarnath in 638 CE by the name of Hiuen-Tsang records seeing the Dhamek Stupa, and observing over 1,500 priest there.

The first photo is by Dennis Jarvis, and remaining two, Ramón.

9:00am September 18, 2014

So… I’m thinking for NaNo this year, maybe doing a steampunk thing with a female ace main character that ends up taking control of the city because she’s not totally befuddled by all the romantic tropes.

12:28am September 18, 2014

bisexual-community:

gaywrites:

Happy Bi Pride/Bi Visibility Day! If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate, bisexual-community has a whole bunch of resources here. Fellow bisexuals, know that we are important, our feelings are valid, and we are not alone. (And for the last time, it’s not a phase.) Have a great day!

Bi PrideDay/Bi Visibility Day officially happens every September 23rd (since 1999!) but as it gets more and more popular you will find Events For and About the Bisexual/(Non-Monosexual) + Queer-identified Community take place throughout the entire month of September

Look here to find events worldwide for Bi Visibility Day 2014:

11:02pm September 17, 2014

micdotcom:

The Miss Indian World pageant is the answer to Miss America we’ve been looking for

When Kira Kazantsev was crowned the new Miss America on Sunday night, a feeling of déjá vu set in.

Not only was she white — like all but nine of the 94 winners before her — she also fit snugly into a narrowly defined standard of Western female attractiveness: early 20s, long flowing hair and a thin, painstakingly tanned physique that would not seem out of place in a Victoria’s Secret catalog.

In many ways, the Miss Indian World pageant’s definition of what American beauty truly entails is the ideological antithesis to Miss America. Indeed, since 1984, this five-day competition based in Albuquerque, N.M., has honored Native American woman for their contributions to their communities, not their bikini bodies. The top award is given to the contestant who “best represents her culture,” according to Al Jazeera.

Why this pageant is world’s better