7 hours ago on 26 July 2014 @ 1:25am + 3,189 notes
via daceymormonts (originally stiles-stlinski)
# got
# cast

Game of Thrones Cast attends the panel and Q&A during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 25, 2014 in San Diego, California

8 hours ago on 26 July 2014 @ 12:31am + 44,388 notes
via englishmagic (originally imgross-ok)

poonanji:

team: Miley I Love How Confident You Are And I Totally Support Your Do-Wutteva-You-Want New Vibe And I Couldn’t Give A Shit About People Thinking You Are Inappropriately Sexual Or Any Other Slut Shamey Bullshit But You’ve Also Crossed A Line Concerning Racism And Cultural Appropriation and Exploitation Of Black Culture And It Feels Like You Don’t Even Care

8 hours ago on 26 July 2014 @ 12:30am + 185,305 notes
via onedoesnotsimplygetsherlocked (originally oisaeu)
8 hours ago on 26 July 2014 @ 12:11am + 30,187 notes
via squidkitten (originally springsteenjedi)
# me
9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:38pm + 84,941 notes
via amadmanwitha (originally cedricdigory)
# hp

acciobenedictcumberbatch:

cedricdigory:

it kind of bothers me that after all this time people still dont understand how sorting works in harry potter

its not necessarily based on the characteristics you possess, its the ones you value, and that my friends is completely different. that is why the sorting hat considers your choice, otherwise why would he bother with your opinion

primary examples would be hermione, wormtail and lockhart

see also: neville

9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:38pm + 16,279 notes
via katvogel (originally catazoid)

catazoid:

Lyalya is 99% tail and 1% cat

9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:37pm + 72,532 notes
via grimsbykevin (originally cryinodonoghue)
# me

cryinodonoghue:

theres a grief that cant be spoken

theres a pain goes on and on

empty chairs at empty tables

im not going to comic con

9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:35pm + 28,912 notes
via onedoesnotsimplygetsherlocked (originally shychemist)
Anonymous
Hey Shychemist. I've been following your blog for awhile and I want to bring up something that seems dated but nonetheless holds to be accurate today. I feel like the girls who consider themselves to be on the science side of tumblr to be horribly mistaken. It's statistically proven that women applicants struggle to get into stem doctorate programs, and rightfully so, they don't belong there. examples- atomic-o-licious, brainsx , adventuresinchemistry, i can't fit anymore but you get it

katsudonburi:

ecumenicalseeker:

hannahoort:

astropheminism:

nonlinearfluctuations:

chemistry-of-chaos:

dinostuck:

scientistsarepeopletoo:

adventuresinchemistry:

smilesandvials:

shychemist:

It doesn’t seem dated, your attitude is dated. This is the 21st century.

Women deserve to be in STEM programs just as much as men. I’d wager they deserve to succeed in the Sciences even more than men because of the sexism and misogyny they experience.

They struggle to get in because they’re the minority, and a lot of people who could admit them are sexist (regardless of gender) because of the society they grew up in. Its not through any intellectual weakness. These women are amazing and just as smart as the men in their fields.

You have no right to say these things to these amazing women, many of whom I consider to be friends.

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Wow. That seems like really fucking wrong. And offensive.
And I would love to take some more time out of my day to be pissed about it.
But…
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It seems that I have a lot of fucking science to do. 
So, uh, screw that.
If anybody needs me, me and my lady bits will be getting some fucking science done.

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I’m oddly excited to have been name checked by this shitty anon. Because it means that the very fact that I got into an Ivy League, top 15 science PhD program (where I fucking belong) is a giant fuck you to shitty anon. Also, shitty anons make Lewis sad. Because Lewis is a feminists science hippo.

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imageBest way for me to deal with shitty nonnies who think women can’t do science? DO MORE SCIENCE!!!! MWAHAHAHA

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Crap, I’m a woman biologist. I’d go get another career but I have a groundbreaking thesis on rapid evolution of reproductive isolation between seed beetle populations to finish. 

I’m not a well-known tumblr scientist…but I am a scientist all the same. And while I could probably obtain a more gender-appropriate occupation… I’m pretty content with the fact I’m an atmospheric chemist Additionally, I am also one of the few women who have managed to be selected to intern at NASA’s airborne research program. 

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Do I not deserve a place in the STEM fields, anon? 

Hey ladies! Mind if some physicists join in?

At the CERN visiting the CMS part of the LHC where were were working for 8 months on both computational and experimental work:

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Presenting our research at a conference on Physics of Living Systems:
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And visiting the Wind Tunnel experiment after presenting our research at Max Planck Institute at a Advances in Cardiac Dynamics Workshop

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Oh, me? What do I do? I try to understand why superbursts happen in neutron stars! This is important because: they shouldn’t happen but they do. And the implications could be astoundingly helpful for things like, oh I don’t know, nuclear fusion.

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Oh, just me, at a conference after presenting this:

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"don’t belong there"?! excuse you! 
Im not a science tumblr but i am a girl and a geologist so i kinda prove you wrong…?

In the Sorbas Basin finding fossilised bird trackways and fossilised rain drops
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Using HCl to dissolve solnhofen plattenkalk (limestones) to make plastic copies of exceptional fossils  

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On board the HMS Discovery, a state of the art scientific ship which anchors at the NOC (national oceanography centre Southampton)

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Doing some geological mapping and fieldwork in Ingleton Yorkshire

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So yeh anon, you’re wrong and very very very outdated in your opinions 

oh wow this anon thinks that women don’t belong in STEM—

better throw my archaeology B.A. in the trash, burn my thesis and stop teaching biology, chemistry and physics to the 8-12th grades.

OH WAIT
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I’ve got image 

SCIENCE TO DO

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NO TIME FOR SEXIST MAN CHILD ANONS

oh I guess I should burn the cheque I got for guest lecturing in grad school too—

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Sorry, no time to answer douchey anon. To busy getting paid handsomely to do research things like this

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While dressed fabulously like this

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Because unlike the bullshit movies would tell you, geologists don’t wear white lab coats. Something to do with all that dirt. 

I’d tell my grad school and all the funding bodies that gave me a fellowship and research grants that they were totally mistaken because girls don’t science well except OOPS ALREADY GOT MY MS IN GEOLOGY, TOO LATE. 

Well darn. Guess I better just get back to doing science instead.

9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:28pm + 12,740 notes
via toddsfall (originally viria)
# hp

viria:

you never know when the desire to draw Luna Lovegood is gonna hit you… but it’s useless to fight it.

9 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 11:10pm + 45,076 notes
via englishmagic (originally poultergeiszler)

sockathans:

jokes about communism aren’t funny unless you share them with everyone

18 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 2:12pm + 9 notes
via catherinestandaert (originally catherinestandaert)

catherinestandaert:

Challenge by Veerle VL: take a selfie with an elephant!

(other challenges are hopefully coming some time this week, I’ve been a bit too busy (and overwhelmed) to do them before now, but I’m on it!)

18 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 2:05pm + 4,681 notes
via amadmanwitha (originally lilmisslydiamartin)

lilmisslydiamartin:

Deputy Parrish [ and the burning Sheriff’s car ] in the Teen Wolf Season 4 Mid-Season Promo

19 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 2:04pm + 9,891 notes
via amadmanwitha (originally seducingstiles)

seducingstiles:

derek hale shirtless and with guns is my new sexuality

19 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 2:02pm + 2,877 notes
via katvogel (originally art-of-swords)

art-of-swords:

Ceremonial Dagger

  • Dated: mid-19th Century
  • Culture: Italian

The dagger has a straight, double-edged blade, ribbed at the tip and with three deep grooves. The tang is slightly thickened, and almost the entire surface is engraved with floral motifs. It features a brass hilt picturing a skeleton wearing a tunic, while the guard features is a snake in-the-round. Comes together with a velvet-covered wooden sheath with brass mounts decorated with bas-relieved leaf patterns.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Live Auctioneers

19 hours ago on 25 July 2014 @ 2:02pm + 43,901 notes
via katvogel (originally cluckyeschickens)

afixwithsontarans:

cluckyeschickens:

POWERING UP

[CHICKENING INTENSIFIES]