Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Epilogue
Happy birthday, G1 cartoon!
The Fallstreak Cloud is a hole made in a cloud naturally. These holes are made because of the cloud’s water temp. being below freezing, but have not frozen yet. Then, when ice crystals do start to form, the water droplets along the ice crystals begin to evaporate, causing the “punched hole” look in the cloud. (This could also be an answer to some UFO sightings) NATURE IS SO COOL.
Photo source: cloudappreciationsociety.org
Yay for cool, factual information in the sixpenceee tag!
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We told girls that they should be little angels.
Now we cannot stop them.
#cleopatra with the nose knocked off. I wonder if people still think she was European like the movies betray…
I still think it’s one of the most desperate things whites have done to blacks and to black history. The disrespect is outrageous. They came to our country and mentally could not fathom how these black civilizations could be so great. They literally rode through our lands and shot the noses off of our statues. Why? So that the statues would no longer resemble the African people and they could LIE about the origins of Egypt and countless other civilizations. It was a widespread practice. It’s why statues of Pharaoh’s and their wives have no noses. It’s why the Sphinx has no nose. When I was in middle and high school, we were taught that the noses had fell off due to time and poor craftsmanship! They have literally tried to teach us that our ancestors were shitty builders of noses just to hide their malicious destruction of our heritage. European fears of African peoples had to come from somewhere. I want to know what part of the history is missing. There’s something that they don’t want to be told.
The shade is real
i was taught that the noses fell off as well and actually continued to believe this. in retrospect this makes no sense, considering greek/roman statues pretty much always have intact noses whereas egyptian ones are always conveniently missing theirs. thank you for pointing this out to me, i hadn’t even made that connection until now.
The bolded was me too and I am seriously embarrassed that I never even thought about how that could be false.
Damnnn. I hate myself for not realizing this.
I hate myself even more, since I know the ancient Egyptians created their sculptural works with the idea of permanence in mind. They were literally built to last throughout the afterlife. Notice how the majority of their monumental sculpture is stone-bound, without any protruding elements or breakable appendages. That’s because many of these sculptures were intended to house the life-force (Ka) of those they portrayed. Of their favorite materials were basalt and diorite, both extremely hard stones that were incredibly difficult to carve. Meaning a nose just doesn’t “fall off” because of “poor craftsmanship,” you would literally have to take a hammer to it. Fuckers.
I’m embarrassed and ashamed to add myself to the list of people who where taught that the noses “fell off” as a child and never once stopped to think about how incongruous that was to everything I had been taught about the Egyptian civilizations and their propensity for lasting works of art.
I was taught that in school but luckily had already been taught correctly by my mom.
I am in love with this
Fast food workers struggling for a wage of $15 an hour and the right to unionize participated in a nonviolent civil disobedience action last week.
This is Emily Nguyen (ponytail) and Kalia Vang (visor). Emily is 20 years-old and a sophomore at Sacramento City College. She’s worked in fast food for a year and a half and makes California minimum wage ($9 an hour). She says, “I’m just working to breathe, to stay alive. I’m not really living life. We won’t stop till we meet our destination, till our wages go up.”
I’m sad that it took so much happening in my life before I realized the ‘neutral’ isn’t “I have no opinion”, but “Why can’t we all just get along?” And yet neutrality feels so damn enlightened when you’re in that position. It feels like you’re being the only rational one in a sea of shouting voices, when really, it’s just a deep misunderstanding of conflict.
That commentary is A+. It’s easy to be “calm” when the situation doesn’t affect you.
Vincent Van Gogh, Cypresses (details)