the stupidest thing in the entire harry potter series was when they go down to the slytherin dormitory and it’s all dark and slimy and freezing and shit. as if lucius malfoy would let his son live in squalor like that. the house with the highest concentration of spoiled purebloods are happy to live under the goddamn lake? no.
wow this is the #1 best harry potter criticism i have ever read
it’s interesting look at the top 100 hits of any given year in america because i’ll always recognize some of them, while others (even for very recent years) elicit a very confused “huh?????”
it’s just kinda fascinating how some songs were popular enough to be one of the top 100 most popular songs in the country, and then they pretty much vanish. while others remain culturally relevant for years or decades.
5 Shocking Ways the Modern World Screws Blind People
Due to a rare genetic disorder, my father and three of my uncles are blind. So even though I’ve had sight my whole life, I know that most people’s definition of blindness misses a huge chunk of what going through life without vision is really like.
Okay despite that lead-in, Cracked actually wrote a really great article about Blindness? (Starting with MOST BLIND PEOPLE HAVE SOME VISION, GUYS, and ending with like, social model?)
It’s really good go give it page views.
Skyscrapers rise into the fog above New York City, circa 1980
by Ernst Haas
You need not think that because we chanced to be born of the same parents, I shall suffer you to fasten me down by even the feeblest claim: I can tell you this - if the whole human race, ourselves excepted, were swept away, and we two stood alone on the earth, I would leave you in the old world, and betake myself to new.
― “Jane Eyre”, Charlotte Brontë