nypl:

Homer, Shakespeare, Fitzgerald and Baldwin – the “classics”. These are the authors we remember from our high school required reading. But what about today’s high schoolers? We took a look at their reading lists from the NYC DOE. Featuring graphic novels, YA titles, and plenty of stories of adventure, we have to admit we’re a little jealous of that list. Which books do you remember from your high school reading list? 

nypl:

Homer, Shakespeare, Fitzgerald and Baldwin – the “classics”. These are the authors we remember from our high school required reading. But what about today’s high schoolers? We took a look at their reading lists from the NYC DOE. Featuring graphic novels, YA titles, and plenty of stories of adventure, we have to admit we’re a little jealous of that list. Which books do you remember from your high school reading list? 

ancientpeoples:

Faience handle of a lion biting a Nubian 
There is also gold and bone in the handle. It is 3cm high, 4,3cm long and 3cm wide ( 1 3/16 x  1 11/16 x 1 3/16 inch.) 
Egyptian, New Kingdom, 19th dynasty, Ramesside Period, reign of Ramses II, 1279 - 1213 BC. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

ancientpeoples:

Faience handle of a lion biting a Nubian 

There is also gold and bone in the handle. It is 3cm high, 4,3cm long and 3cm wide ( 1 3/16 x  1 11/16 x 1 3/16 inch.) 

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 19th dynasty, Ramesside Period, reign of Ramses II, 1279 - 1213 BC. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum

Simple Life Hacks Made Easy

relationshipadvice23:

1. 10 simple solutions to restore your energyHate that just after lunch feeling?  We do, too.  In fact, everyone does.  It’s 1 p.m. and you can feel yourself slipping.  It’s so hard to fight, but guess what – there are some simple tricks to beating it! 

Get enough sleep.  Your body can’t function without sleep.  So, why fight it and give yourself only a few hours of sleep at night?  Give yourself a solid 8 hours at night, and see the benefits unfold.

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2.  10 Common Bad Habits That Can Make You Happier And More Productive!

Being messy enhances creativity. If you’re messy, or disorganized, many people might consider that to be a sign of laziness.  However, the truth is that it’s a sign of enhanced creativity, and the research backs them up.

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3. 10 Simple Tricks To Make Your Brain Do Whatever It Is you Want It To Do.

Get rid of the clutter in your life, and you will suddenly have your mind cleared.  Your surroundings impact your ability to think clearly.  So, take a moment, clean up around you, and even de-clutter the environment you’re trying to work in, and prepare to be mentally reset.

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  • Teacher: "Can you please tell the class why you're so late?"
  • Me: Someone told me to go to hell
  • Me: Couldn't find it at first
  • Me: But now I'm here

ereboreanbadger:

Ravenclaw: Do it once you’ve gathered enough relevant information.

Hufflepuff: Do it with integrity.

Slytherin: Do it on your own terms.

Gryffindor: Do it for the vine.

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humansofnewyork:

I walked into a classroom where some young Tibetan students were practicing their chants, and all the kids suddenly grew very focused and well-behaved on account of the visitor. Except for this guy, who started laughing at me. Then he started laughing at himself laughing. Then he started laughing that he couldn’t stop laughing at himself laughing.
(Dharamshala, India)

humansofnewyork:

I walked into a classroom where some young Tibetan students were practicing their chants, and all the kids suddenly grew very focused and well-behaved on account of the visitor. Except for this guy, who started laughing at me. Then he started laughing at himself laughing. Then he started laughing that he couldn’t stop laughing at himself laughing.

(Dharamshala, India)

Health and hygiene before modern times

  • EUROPE: Why the fuck are we always getting sick? Is it demons? Is it ghosts? Is it a curse?
  • EVERYBODY ELSE: Have you tried washing your ass?

megachikorita:

you kids these days with your rapidly growing concern for the state of the world and your knowledge of important issues at increasingly younger ages despite having been told your opinions don’t matter by the adults who put you in these situations

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ingravinoveritas:

DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA HOW LONG IT TOOK ME TO GET THIS JOKE.

DO YOU.

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hex-maniac-mareen:

There’s a legend here in Brazil about a ghostly creature called the “Hairy Leg” (Perna Cabeluda). It’s just a ghostly, disembodied hairy leg that hops around kicking people, and then disappearing into the night.

hex-maniac-mareen:

There’s a legend here in Brazil about a ghostly creature called the “Hairy Leg” (Perna Cabeluda). It’s just a ghostly, disembodied hairy leg that hops around kicking people, and then disappearing into the night.

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insert-ideal-url-here:

digieggofbooty:

cowgirltits:

daunt:

bro-bots:

fabledquill:

this is
the cutest thing ever

it would be cuter if i could pronounce it
where are the vowels

what do the welsh do with vowels? D:

They gave them to Hawaii.

Alright you wanna know what?
Welsh language is RIDICULOUS
We don’t even have the fucking letter X. Half our words are just the english word misspelled.
Taxi? No no you mean tacsi.
Ambulance? Wrong it’s ambiwlans.
The other half of our words are just ridiculous.
Computer is fucking cyfriddiadur. Try and fucking say that i dare you and i promise you’ll say it wrong because Welsh is fucking ridiculous.
You know the letter d? Yeah we have that. But we also have the letter dd.
D AND DD ARE TWO SEPARATE LETTERS WHAT THE FUCK
AND FUCKING NUMBERS OH MY GOD
1 is un
2 is dau
3 is fucking tri what are we irish?
4 is pedwar
5 is pump. Pronounced pimp ffs
6 is fucking chwech what the fuck
7 is saith
8 is wyth what the fuck
9 is naw
10 is deg
WANN KNOW WHAT 11 IS?
FUCKING UN DEG UN
IT FUCKING TRANSLATES TO ONE TEN ONE
20 IS DAU DEG WHICH IS TWO TEN
21 IS DAU DEG UN WHICH IS TWO TEN ONE
And fucking colours man
fucking colours
Pink is just pinc
WHITE IS FUCKING BLANC
DONT FUCKING TRUST THE WELSH WE’LL CONFUSE YOU WITH OUR LANGUAGE AND FUCK YOUR SHEEP WHILE YOURE DISTRACTED

AND FUCK YOUR SHEEP WHILE YOU’RE DISTRACTED.

insert-ideal-url-here:

digieggofbooty:

cowgirltits:

daunt:

bro-bots:

fabledquill:

this is

the cutest thing ever

it would be cuter if i could pronounce it

where are the vowels

what do the welsh do with vowels? D:

They gave them to Hawaii.

Alright you wanna know what?

Welsh language is RIDICULOUS

We don’t even have the fucking letter X. Half our words are just the english word misspelled.

Taxi? No no you mean tacsi.

Ambulance? Wrong it’s ambiwlans.

The other half of our words are just ridiculous.

Computer is fucking cyfriddiadur. Try and fucking say that i dare you and i promise you’ll say it wrong because Welsh is fucking ridiculous.

You know the letter d? Yeah we have that. But we also have the letter dd.

D AND DD ARE TWO SEPARATE LETTERS WHAT THE FUCK

AND FUCKING NUMBERS OH MY GOD

1 is un

2 is dau

3 is fucking tri what are we irish?

4 is pedwar

5 is pump. Pronounced pimp ffs

6 is fucking chwech what the fuck

7 is saith

8 is wyth what the fuck

9 is naw

10 is deg

WANN KNOW WHAT 11 IS?

FUCKING UN DEG UN

IT FUCKING TRANSLATES TO ONE TEN ONE

20 IS DAU DEG WHICH IS TWO TEN

21 IS DAU DEG UN WHICH IS TWO TEN ONE

And fucking colours man

fucking colours

Pink is just pinc

WHITE IS FUCKING BLANC

DONT FUCKING TRUST THE WELSH WE’LL CONFUSE YOU WITH OUR LANGUAGE AND FUCK YOUR SHEEP WHILE YOURE DISTRACTED

AND FUCK YOUR SHEEP WHILE YOU’RE DISTRACTED.

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gruetheboo:

great dane sparkledog omg

gruetheboo:

great dane sparkledog omg

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karatekiernan:

Why I am a Latin major….

MOTHER FUCKUS

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sobermotherfuckinggamzee:

"I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna kill the human."
"BILLY NO"

sobermotherfuckinggamzee:

"I’m gonna do it. I’m gonna kill the human."

"BILLY NO"

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