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dickspeightjr:

howiemandel:

rainbowwaterfall:

that’s a lot of butter.

there are fucking google eyes staring into your soul from every angle and you comment on the butter

to be fair it is a lot of butter

dickspeightjr:

howiemandel:

rainbowwaterfall:

that’s a lot of butter.

there are fucking google eyes staring into your soul from every angle and you comment on the butter

to be fair it is a lot of butter

(via zethry)

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madithefreckled:

*shruuugs*
drew littler harry today during downtime because it seemed a lot of people liked my HP sketches yesterday but yeah don’t expect a lot of potter fanart from me guys. Maybe another one with the trio but yeah…

madithefreckled:

*shruuugs*

drew littler harry today during downtime because it seemed a lot of people liked my HP sketches yesterday but yeah don’t expect a lot of potter fanart from me guys. Maybe another one with the trio but yeah…

(via hatepotion)

Sep
17th
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He waited until the train was in motion to make his move—a true sign of someone who knows how to make the environment work to their advantage. Then he leaned forward. “Hi.” “How you doing?” “What are you reading?” “What’s your name?” “I really like your hair.” “That’s a really nice skirt.” “You must work out.”

It was painful to watch. She clearly wanted nothing to do with him, and he clearly wasn’t going to take the hint. Her rebukes got firmer. “I’d like to read my book.” And he pulled out the social pressure. “Hey, I’m just asking you a question. You don’t have to be so rude.” She started to look around for outs. Her head swiveled from one exit to another.

The thing was, I had already heard this story, many many times. I knew how it would play out. I knew all the tropes. I probably could have quoted the lines before they said them. I wanted a new narrative. Time to mix it up.

So I moved seats until I was sitting behind him. I leaned forward with my head on the back of his seat.

"Hi," I said with a little smile.

He looked at me like I was a little crazy—which isn’t exactly untrue—and turned back to her.

"How are you doing?" I asked.

"I’m fine," he said flatly without ever looking back.

"I really like your hair," I said. “It looks soft."

That’s about when it got…..weird.

He sort of half turned and glared back me, and I could tell I was pissing him off. His eyes told me to back the hell away, and his lips were pressed together tightly enough to drain the color from them completely.

But no good story ever ends with the conflict just defusing. He started to turn back to her.

"Wait, don’t be like that," I said. “Lemmie just ask you one question…"

"What!" he said in that you-have-clearly-gone-too-far voice that is part of the freshmen year finals at the school of machismo.

And I’m not exactly a hundred percent sure why I didn’t call it a day at that point, but…..maybe I just love turning the screw to see what happens. I gave him the bedroomy-est eyes I could muster. “What’s your name?”

Right now I’m sitting here typing out this story, and I’m still not entirely sure why I’m not nursing a fat lip or a black eye. Because that obviously made him so mad that I still am not sure why it didn’t come to blows. There are cliches about eyes flaring and rage behind someones eyes and shit like that that are so overdone. But it really does look like that. When someone gets violent, their eyes just kind of “pop” with intention—pupils dilate, eyelids widen. And his did. Even sitting down he was clearly bigger than me and I was pretty sure he was kind of muscular too, so at that moment I was figuring I was probably going to need an ice pack and sympathy sex from my girlfriend by day’s end.

"DUDE," he shouted. “I’M NOT GAY."

That’s when I dropped the bedroom eyes and switched to a normal voice. “Oh well I could see not being interested didn’t matter to you when you were hitting on her, so I just thought that’s how you rolled.”

Writing About Writing (And Occasionally Some Writing): Changing The Creepy Guy Narrative (via veruca-assault)

instant reblog

(via koi-ms)

never hit that reblog so fast in my life. 

(via trikcst3r)

Mere - Just adding - if this is a true story, you are my hero! Seriously. If guys could just do this - point out to other guys in ways they can’t laugh off, how what they’re doing isn’t acceptable - then maybe things will change.

Thank you.

(via mere-dyth)

We got us a real life Steve Rogers here.

(via lamardeuse)

(via vespacrafts)

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thebigblackwolfe:

scoutregimentkarkat:

disneylicious-art:

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hoGWARTS ELSA

MUGGLEBORN ELSA WHO INITIALLY GETS REALLY EXCITED ABOUT MAGIC AND FINDS OUT SHE CAN DO REALLY SPECIAL MAGIC

MUGGLEBORN ELSA WHO STARTS GETTING OSTRACIZED BY SHITTY PUREBLOODS ABOUT BEING ABLE TO DO THE SPECIAL MAGIC

MUGGLEBORN ELSA WHO STOPS GIVING A FUCK AND STARTS FREEZING THE SHITTY PUREBLOODS STRAIGHT IN THE GODDAMN FACE

(Source: disney-licious, via artbymoga)

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8th
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prosperat:

Citing:
NoodleTools (also has a note-taking function)
This App Cites Webpages for You (Harvard-Style)
Woah I really Should Have Read That Book:
SparkNotes
CliffNotes
Productivity Apps:
Caffeine (Keeps your computer from falling asleep while you’re taking notes)
SelfControl (Keeps you from accessing certain websites. 
Flux (Adds red light to your computer so that late-night studying doesn’t fuck with your sleep schedule)
Pages (An easier-to-use word app. This one does cost money, but it’s worth it)
Calculators/Math Help:
Square Root Calculator
Cube Root Calculator
Expression Simplifier
Multi Step Equation Calculator
Slope Intercept Equation Maker
Mathway (If Jesus made a website)
Chemical Equation Balancer
DESMOS Graphing Calculator
Didn’t Listen In Class:
Crash Course
Khan Academy
Best Damn Tutoring
The Video Math Tutor
Studying/Finals:
Quizlet (create flashcards and view other people’s)
TED (basically gods gift)
FreeRice (Feed the hungry and study at the same time)
Final Grade Calculator (should i study for that last test?)
Textbooks:
Textbook Nova (Free online textbooks)
FilesTube - FilesTube searches THE ENTIRE INTERNET for files uploaded to file-sharing websites such as Rapidshare, Mediafire, or WuUpload. Sometimes people will upload pdf files of your textbook. This is always an important first search.
Google Books - You usually won’t find your textbook on Google Books, but it’s always worth a look. Sometimes pages are missing because it’s only a preview of the book, but again - always worth a look.
Scribd - People upload documents to Scribd and by becoming a member (free!) or connecting through Facebook (if you’re lazy!), you can download whatever files you may find. This sometimes includes textbooks.
BookBoon - website specifically for finding pdf versions of textbooks
Curriki - free open source materials
Flat World Knowledge - free business, humanities, and science textbooks
California Learning Resource Network
Open Culture
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
Bookfi - I just briefly looked at this site and searched for a few common terms and it looks great! Download links are provided straight from the search results. Definitely useful! (Added 1 August 2012)
Ink eBook - Recommended by a few. Seems to just be a general eBook search site! (Added 12 January 2013)
Calm the Fuck Down:
a really chill playist
coffee shop blues
coffee shop sounds
calm nature sounds
concentration/focus playlist
relaxation is key
four hours of classical music
playlists to listen to: xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx,xxx, xxx.
General Tips and Tricks 
Change the time in an email (gmail), for due dates
Note-Taking Techniques
Statistics for E V E R Y T H I N G
Also this post is very important so I will put it here too:
remember: if you’re attending a school that gives you a .edu email address, you can upgrade your amazon.com account to prime for free by going on and choosing the college/student membership. that means you get the prime 2-day shipping and even some textbook discounts (not to mention AFAIK you enjoy the amazon instant access for free for the duration of your edu email being active)

prosperat:

Citing:

Woah I really Should Have Read That Book:

Productivity Apps:

  • Caffeine (Keeps your computer from falling asleep while you’re taking notes)
  • SelfControl (Keeps you from accessing certain websites. 
  • Flux (Adds red light to your computer so that late-night studying doesn’t fuck with your sleep schedule)
  • Pages (An easier-to-use word app. This one does cost money, but it’s worth it)

Calculators/Math Help:

Didn’t Listen In Class:

Studying/Finals:

Textbooks:

  • Textbook Nova (Free online textbooks)
  • FilesTube - FilesTube searches THE ENTIRE INTERNET for files uploaded to file-sharing websites such as Rapidshare, Mediafire, or WuUpload. Sometimes people will upload pdf files of your textbook. This is always an important first search.
  • Google Books - You usually won’t find your textbook on Google Books, but it’s always worth a look. Sometimes pages are missing because it’s only a preview of the book, but again - always worth a look.
  • Scribd - People upload documents to Scribd and by becoming a member (free!) or connecting through Facebook (if you’re lazy!), you can download whatever files you may find. This sometimes includes textbooks.
  • BookBoon - website specifically for finding pdf versions of textbooks
  • Curriki - free open source materials
  • Flat World Knowledge - free business, humanities, and science textbooks
  • California Learning Resource Network
  • Open Culture
  • Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
  • Bookfi - I just briefly looked at this site and searched for a few common terms and it looks great! Download links are provided straight from the search results. Definitely useful! (Added 1 August 2012)
  • Ink eBook - Recommended by a few. Seems to just be a general eBook search site! (Added 12 January 2013)

Calm the Fuck Down:

General Tips and Tricks 

Also this post is very important so I will put it here too:

remember: if you’re attending a school that gives you a .edu email address, you can upgrade your amazon.com account to prime for free by going on and choosing the college/student membership. that means you get the prime 2-day shipping and even some textbook discounts (not to mention AFAIK you enjoy the amazon instant access for free for the duration of your edu email being active)

(via theresadelioncourt)

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