“Monster" is derived from the Latin noun monstrum, "divine portent," itself formed on the root of the verb monere, "to warn." It came to refer to living things of anomalous shape or structure, or to fabulous creatures like the sphinx who were composed of strikingly incongruous parts, because the ancients considered the appearance of such beings to be a sign of some impending supernatural event. Monsters, like angels, functioned as messengers and heralds of the extraordinary. They served to announce impending revelation, saying, in effect, "Pay attention; something of profound importance is happening.”

My Words to Victor Frankenstein: by Susan Stryker (via whatmonstrosity)

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There are merits to the whole Ice Bucket Challenge thing, and downsides to the phenomena.

Regardless, Geoffrey did it three weeks ago. 
He’s still there.
http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html

There are merits to the whole Ice Bucket Challenge thing, and downsides to the phenomena.

Regardless, Geoffrey did it three weeks ago. 

He’s still there.

http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html

Oooooh

Oooooh

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slytherinlock:

gothiccharmschool:

seerofsarcasm:

satamoru:

plintoon:

satamoru:

zoann:

colormecalm:

nonimaginaryfriend:

disgruntledsquids:


Old hag by *veprikov
Being a witch is not the highest paid job in the world.

I JUST FOUND THIS PICTURE AND I’M GOING TO CRY WHY THIS

I JUST WANT HER TO GET HER PRETTY PURPLE HAT AND BE HAPPY

I would kill for a companion piece to this, where she gets her hat..

Im sobbing.

no seriously why hasn’t any replied to this image with a picture of her in the pretty hat c’mon tumblr please

Well it’s not much, but here’s a comic: 
Enjoy!

DEAD

Reblog every one of these happy end comics I don’t even care

I will always reblog this when there are happy ending images that involve the witch getting her pretty purple hat. And yes, the original image makes me sniffly EVERY TIME. 

So cute!!! 


Both the original image and the responses are adorable!

slytherinlock:

gothiccharmschool:

seerofsarcasm:

satamoru:

plintoon:

satamoru:

zoann:

colormecalm:

nonimaginaryfriend:

disgruntledsquids:

Old hag by *veprikov

Being a witch is not the highest paid job in the world.

I JUST FOUND THIS PICTURE AND I’M GOING TO CRY WHY THIS

I JUST WANT HER TO GET HER PRETTY PURPLE HAT AND BE HAPPY

I would kill for a companion piece to this, where she gets her hat..

Im sobbing.

no seriously why hasn’t any replied to this image with a picture of her in the pretty hat c’mon tumblr please

Well it’s not much, but here’s a comic: 
imageimageimageimageimage

Enjoy!

DEAD

Reblog every one of these happy end comics I don’t even care

I will always reblog this when there are happy ending images that involve the witch getting her pretty purple hat. And yes, the original image makes me sniffly EVERY TIME. 

So cute!!! 

Both the original image and the responses are adorable!

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fazhionalife:

Edison Bulb Light Minimalist Lamp

價格:$75USD

Get it!

Want!

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I just read an article extolling unconditional love as a romantic ideal.

Am I alone in finding “unconditional love” to be a massive insult?

If you tell me that you love me unconditionally, I’m hearing that what I do, what I say, what I think, how I look, and the person I am are all irrelevant to you because I could change them all and you’d still love me.

If that’s what you’re saying then sod you. Go love a brick.

If you’re going to love me, love me conditionally! Love me if I’m a person that deserves and earns your love. Love me because the things I do, the things I say, the things I think, the way I look, and the person I am make you love me.

Don’t love me regardless of me.
Love me because I’m me!


Curtis Allen
I felt like producing something when I heard the sad news about Robin Williams’ death last week.  I was awake as the news broke, bizarrely immediately after having watched a Family Guy episode where Peter turns everyone into Robin Williams. I heard of it first through Facebook. I assumed and hoped it was one of these death hoaxes that ripples through the internet sometimes. BBC News confirmed it very soon afterwards though. The news saddened me more than I was expecting but I was so busy that week I didn’t have time to do anything.
This isn’t much, and I know isn’t useful but it’s what I wanted to do.

I felt like producing something when I heard the sad news about Robin Williams’ death last week.
I was awake as the news broke, bizarrely immediately after having watched a Family Guy episode where Peter turns everyone into Robin Williams. I heard of it first through Facebook. I assumed and hoped it was one of these death hoaxes that ripples through the internet sometimes. BBC News confirmed it very soon afterwards though.
The news saddened me more than I was expecting but I was so busy that week I didn’t have time to do anything.

This isn’t much, and I know isn’t useful but it’s what I wanted to do.

I’m never sure what I think of stories like this. I think photography can undeniably be an art form. I’m always hazy when the photographer hasn’t arranged the elements themselves though. For example, landscape photography. Is is art if i wander into a field and take a pic with my phone of the landscape. What of a tree? What about of a dropped crisp packet on the floor? If so can I claim ownership of that photo? What if I hand my phone to a stranger and get them to take a photo of the crisp packet. Do I still own the rights to that picture? It’s on my phone so I guess I do. Does that apply if I set a camera up aimed at a crisp packet and step back and throw stones at the camera until after knocking the camera to not point at the crisp packet, I finally knock the shutter release button. I’ve not actually specifically arranged the shot, instead setting it up so natural processes like physics actually dictate the composition and actually release the shutter. 

David Slater hoped this picture would earn him a fortune, presumably because it’s a remarkable picture. But actually, this picture is only remarkable because David Slater didn’t take it. The macaque did. 

"You’re saying I can’t have this picture and it’s not mine because I didn’t do it! 
But that’s exactly why it’s important and why I want it: Because *I’m* the one who made sure I *didn’t* take it!”

What a position to have to try to defend!

I’m never sure what I think of stories like this. I think photography can undeniably be an art form. I’m always hazy when the photographer hasn’t arranged the elements themselves though. For example, landscape photography. Is is art if i wander into a field and take a pic with my phone of the landscape. What of a tree? What about of a dropped crisp packet on the floor? If so can I claim ownership of that photo? What if I hand my phone to a stranger and get them to take a photo of the crisp packet. Do I still own the rights to that picture? It’s on my phone so I guess I do. Does that apply if I set a camera up aimed at a crisp packet and step back and throw stones at the camera until after knocking the camera to not point at the crisp packet, I finally knock the shutter release button. I’ve not actually specifically arranged the shot, instead setting it up so natural processes like physics actually dictate the composition and actually release the shutter.

David Slater hoped this picture would earn him a fortune, presumably because it’s a remarkable picture. But actually, this picture is only remarkable because David Slater didn’t take it. The macaque did.

"You’re saying I can’t have this picture and it’s not mine because I didn’t do it!
But that’s exactly why it’s important and why I want it: Because *I’m* the one who made sure I *didn’t* take it!”

What a position to have to try to defend!

jedavu:

Charming Illustrated Cinemagraphs Reflect The Idyllic Mood Of Lazy Summer Days

by Rebecca Mock 

Is the one of the window moving at all?

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