Never be so focused on what you’re looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find. — Ann Patchett, State of Wonder (via booksquoteslove)

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did-you-kno:

Maureen Clemmons used Egypt’s historical clues to form the theory that pyramids were built using kites. To help test it, a team from Caltech raised a 15-foot, 6,900 lb. obelisk using only a kite, pulley system, and support frame. It only took 25 seconds to lift it. Source

did-you-kno:

Maureen Clemmons used Egypt’s historical clues to form the theory that pyramids were built using kites. To help test it, a team from Caltech raised a 15-foot, 6,900 lb. obelisk using only a kite, pulley system, and support frame. It only took 25 seconds to lift it. Source

booklikes:

Not an easy question for book lovers.

booklikes:

Not an easy question for book lovers.

carnetimaginaire:

Gabby Malpas (aka Mango Frooty), Gum leaves

carnetimaginaire:

Gabby Malpas (aka Mango Frooty), Gum leaves

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did-you-kno:

Just to put things in perspective: The Milky Way is so huge, it would take 100,000 years to cross it. If we scaled our solar system down to the size of a quarter, the Sun would be a microscopic speck two soccer fields away from the nearest star. Source

did-you-kno:

Just to put things in perspective: The Milky Way is so huge, it would take 100,000 years to cross it. If we scaled our solar system down to the size of a quarter, the Sun would be a microscopic speck two soccer fields away from the nearest star. Source

did-you-kno:

There are over 70 documented cases of transplant patients experiencing the same thoughts and feelings as their organ donors did in life. People report everything from craving the donors’ favorite foods, to inheriting their talents. It’s posed a theory that the cells in our body can store memories. Source

did-you-kno:

There are over 70 documented cases of transplant patients experiencing the same thoughts and feelings as their organ donors did in life. People report everything from craving the donors’ favorite foods, to inheriting their talents. It’s posed a theory that the cells in our body can store memories. Source

dildorrito:

what’s the password

dildorrito:

what’s the password

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did-you-kno:

There are other galaxies that we’ve never seen because they’re so far away that since the universe began there hasn’t been enough time for their light to reach us. Ain’t nobody got time for that.  Source

did-you-kno:

There are other galaxies that we’ve never seen because they’re so far away that since the universe began there hasn’t been enough time for their light to reach us. Ain’t nobody got time for that. Source