This is my tumblr.

Seriously serious.

historical-nonfiction:

In 1869, Chinese and Irish laborers working on the Central Pacific Railway managed to lay down 10 miles of tracks in just one day. Their accomplishment has never been matched.

(Source: web.stanford.edu)

Because metal.

becauselotr:

tittily:

send this to your crush with no context

guys it worked

becauselotr:

tittily:

send this to your crush with no context

guys it worked

(Source: themadthadder, via justanothersadgirl)

sci-universe:

The transformation from day to night in Cerro Paranal, Chile
Credit: Stephane Guisard & Jose Francisco Salgado of ESO

mystic-revelations:

Follow me to a place we can be
By Wolfgang Schrittwieser

mystic-revelations:

Follow me to a place we can be

By Wolfgang Schrittwieser

futurescope:

2020:

The Real Cyborgs
Forget wearable tech. The pioneers of our “post-human” future are implanting technology in to their bodies and brains. Should we stop them or join them?

// great feature, must read!

futurescope:

2020:

The Real Cyborgs
Forget wearable tech. The pioneers of our “post-human” future are implanting technology in to their bodies and brains. Should we stop them or join them?

// great feature, must read!

On tumblr next to a nun on the train.

(Source: realeater, via strangledfurry)

victoriousvocabulary:

GUNSLINGER
[noun]
1. a person noted for speed and skill in handling and shooting a gun especially in the American West.
2. gun fighter.
3. a person who acts in an aggressive and decisive manner, especially in business or politics, as an investor who takes large risks in seeking large, quick gains.
Etymology: gun (from Middle English gunne, gonne, apparently short for Anglo-Latin Gunilda, gonnyld, name for engine of war; compare Old Norse Gunna, short for Gunnhildr,woman’s name) + sling (from Middle English slyngen < Old Norse slyngva, “to sling, fling”, cognate with Old English slingan, “to wind, twist”) + -er (a suffix used in forming nouns designating persons from the object of their occupation or labour, or from their place of origin or abode).
[Chris Rahn]

victoriousvocabulary:

GUNSLINGER

[noun]

1. a person noted for speed and skill in handling and shooting a gun especially in the American West.

2. gun fighter.

3. a person who acts in an aggressive and decisive manner, especially in business or politics, as an investor who takes large risks in seeking large, quick gains.

Etymology: gun (from Middle English gunne, gonne, apparently short for Anglo-Latin Gunilda, gonnyld, name for engine of war; compare Old Norse Gunna, short for Gunnhildr,woman’s name) + sling (from Middle English slyngen < Old Norse slyngva, “to sling, fling”, cognate with Old English slingan, “to wind, twist”) + -er (a suffix used in forming nouns designating persons from the object of their occupation or labour, or from their place of origin or abode).

[Chris Rahn]

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