Vivacious Lady (1938)
— Uma Thurman (via vvolare)
"As the years go on, you see changes in yourself, but you’ve got to face that - everyone goes through it… Either you have to face up to it and tell yourself you’re not going to be eighteen all your life, or be prepared for a terrible shock when you see the wrinkles and white hair. Getting older doesn’t frighten me, but I wish I didn’t have to because I like life a lot."
- Audrey Hepburn
SNR 0509-67.5 is a remnant from a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), that is 160,000 light years away in the constellation Dorado. It was probably a type 1a supernova, as indicated by the detection in 2004 of the elements silicon and iron. The supernova occurred about 400 years delayed in Earth’s time frame… [Read more + source]
- "Sure, Hitler did terrible things, but you have to admit he was a brilliant man!" I have to do no such thing. He was a shiftless, self-absorbed layabout who found pontificating and rabble-rousing easier than doing actual work. Like many essentially worthless human beings, he…
When a video surfaced a year ago of a young woman being stoned to death in an insurgent-controlled village near Kabul, there was outrage from government officials as well as human rights groups. Now the Afghan government is considering bringing back stoning as punishment for convicted adulterers. After years of hard won progress for women in Afghanistan, activists now fear that this is the beginning of a very slippery slope.
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Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate!
Syn.: Acronia ankyloglossa
November 28, 2013
Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
- I have a car!!!
Well…I have one but its not in my hands yet =P haha, but it is mine and is pretty and the deposit is down so it really is mine! Just...
Today, Orchid-a-Day welcomes the 500th follower to the daily marvels of the greenhouse. Every day is still an adventure, and every orchid is still a...
- Truthful Tuesday...
- My ringtone is …Peter Gunn by Duane Eddy
- I sleep with one leg out from underneath the covers.
- The Missus and I were married...
- Barking In Essex...
was absolutely amazing! Have not laughed that much in a very long time!! Literally crying so many times because we couldn’t stop...