killerville:

french girls drink wine naked in the bath and it’s hot, but i drink a case of 4 loko naked in the starfish touch tank at sea world and it’s “probably like 50 felonies, you monster.” whatever, OFFICER

(via babyhyeri)

gailsimone:

berenzero:

And people wonder why I love Wonder Woman so much.

Bingo.

(via driedvoices)

escupir:

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to black

(via driedvoices)

mdme-butterfly:

Black Sheep || Phryne || Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

(Music: Black Sheep by Gin Wigmore.)

'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries' is the property of the ABC. 

hockpock:

qualiachameleon:

rocketumbl:

Theo Jansen  Strandbeest

Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.

these are both amazing and COMPLETELY TERRIFYING

did-you-kno:

Studies have shown that children that excel at lying tend to become successful adults.

Source

lucy-corsetry:

straggletag:

scientific-women:

lostinhistory:

teallikethecolor:

a-strong-female-character:

mhalachai:

patrickthomson:

this is your periodic reminder that old-timey medicines did not fuck around

Yeah that’d probably handle a cough.

CHLOROFORM?!

That’ll do it.

Back when medicine was a party in a bottle.

This week we started the Victorian era in summer camp.  I had to explain early-modern medicine to the 7 to 11-year-olds without discussing heroin or vibrators.  The struggle was real.

lucy-corsetry:

straggletag:

scientific-women:

lostinhistory:

teallikethecolor:

a-strong-female-character:

mhalachai:

patrickthomson:

this is your periodic reminder that old-timey medicines did not fuck around

Yeah that’d probably handle a cough.

CHLOROFORM?!

That’ll do it.

Back when medicine was a party in a bottle.

This week we started the Victorian era in summer camp.  I had to explain early-modern medicine to the 7 to 11-year-olds without discussing heroin or vibrators.  The struggle was real.

(via watchet)

“Johnnie Phelps, a woman sergeant in the army, thought, “There was a tolerance for lesbianism if they needed you. The battalion I was in was probably about ninety-seven percent lesbian.”
Sergeant Phelps worked for General Eisenhower. Four decades after Eisenhower had defeated the Axis powers, Phelps recalled an extraordinary event. One day, the general told her, “I’m giving you an order to ferret those lesbians out. We’re going to get rid of them.”
“I looked at him and then I looked at his secretary who was standing next to me, and I said, ‘Well, sir, if the general pleases, sir, I’ll be happy to do this investigation for you. But you have to know that the first name on the list will be mine.’ “
“And he was kind of taken aback a bit. And then this women standing next to me said, ‘Sir, if the General pleases, you must be aware that Sergeant Phelp’s name may be second, but mine will be first.”
“Then I looked at him, and said, ‘Sir, you’re right. They’re lesbians in the WAC battalion. And if the general is prepared to replace all the file clerks, all the section commanders, all the drivers-every woman in the WAC detachment-and there were about nine hundred and eighty something of us-then I’ll be happy to make that list. But I think the general should be aware that among those women are the most highly decorated women in the war. There have been no cases of illegal pregnancy. There have been no cases of AWOL. There have been no cases of misconduct. And as a matter of fact, every six months since we’ve been here, the general has awarded us a commendation for meritorious conduct.”
“And he said, ‘Forget the order.’””

The Gay Metropolis, page 47, Charles Kaiser (via bibliothekara)

Phelps tells this story herself in the excellent 1984 documentary Before Stonewall, which you can watch in its entirety on YouTube (she’s at 19:30, but really, watch the whole thing): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX7AxQd82H8

(via theodoradove)

(via babyhyeri)

newspaperblackout:

Erasures.org

A bookmark that lets you black out any page on the web.

Q

shhhsekkrit asked:

Fuck, not going to lie, I have a massive lady boner for Kara Thrace.

A

this is a thing i think everyone in the universe should feel and i completely agree with always

and so does kara because she is the greatest