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mediumaevum:

I wanted to share with you our Serbian traditional way of dying Easter eggs - no artificial colors or dyes needed.

Put any leaves you like on the surface of the egg and carefully place them in a stocking. Boil these eggs in water full of onion skins. The result are beautiful, earthly colors and interesting patterns. 

10 seconds ago on April 20th | J | 4,269 notes
shikitt:

ddemotivators:

RPG Groups
posted by Biotroll

D&D is my life and soul

shikitt:

ddemotivators:

RPG Groups

posted by Biotroll

D&D is my life and soul

3 hours ago on April 20th | J | 2,497 notes
Tagged as: #100% accurate 

iechofour1:

A Series Of Paintings That Bring Dinosaurs To Life In Industrial Ruins

By Flex McCool

Concept artist, Simon Stålenhag has creates a series of paintings featuring dinosaurs roaming fields filled with industrial relics. The artwork creates an atmosphere that is relaxing to the eye and yet, at the same time, exiting to the mind. You can find more of Simon's brilliant work on his website.

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16 hours ago on April 19th | J | 187 notes
cuadradonegro:

obscurewings:

I made a political cartoon for English class about issues in school
It focuses on how teens are expected to make career defining choices with barely any experience, and also how parents often take so much authority that their child’s decision is not actually their own
If this gets some notes then I’ll make a colored version

thank fucking you. this defines me a few years ago really accurately

cuadradonegro:

obscurewings:

I made a political cartoon for English class about issues in school

It focuses on how teens are expected to make career defining choices with barely any experience, and also how parents often take so much authority that their child’s decision is not actually their own

If this gets some notes then I’ll make a colored version

thank fucking you. this defines me a few years ago really accurately

16 hours ago on April 19th | J | 107,459 notes

ao-haru:

caskett-copop83:

This is like the cutest thing ever. It’s from the gif-set I reblogged.

Taking its first steps, and after successfully doing so, the chick goes “Yay!”

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It’s so freaking cute.

GIVE ME 1000.

19 hours ago on April 19th | J | 88,512 notes
But it was Lindsay’s Glinda who stole the show. With a voice like good champagne that bubbles on top yet hints of something deeper underneath, she showed natural comic timing, expressive physicality and wit that took her character from glitzy girlie-power to womanly strength by the end. Always looking for the good side is not a rose-colored process. It requires hard work and sacrifice, and Lindsay does it well.
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19 hours ago on April 19th | J | 67 notes

baby husky and its tennis ball

21 hours ago on April 19th | J | 183,099 notes

braydaaan:

"Study" they say, "How to study" they don’t say.

21 hours ago on April 19th | J | 27,285 notes

The history internal assessment is so stupid because there’s one section where you just have to present the evidence, and another section where you analyze the evidence but aren’t allowed to introduce new evidence. Not only is this hard because it’s just a stupid format, it’s really hard because the word count limit is tiny. 

1 day ago on April 19th | J | 0 notes

bluedogeyes:

India teen tells US how to save $400 million by changing font (via The Hindu)

A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan that could help the U.S. save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents.

Suvir Mirchandani, a student in a Pittsburgh-area middle school, claimed that if the federal government used the Garamond font exclusively it could save about $136 million per year, nearly 30 per cent less than the estimated $467 dollars it spends annually on ink.

An additional $234 million could be saved annually if state governments also implemented the change.

Mirchandani said the idea came to him when he was trying to think of ways to cut waste and save money as part of a science fair project at his school, CNN reported.

The youngster noticed that he was getting a lot more handouts than he did in elementary school and decided to figure out if he could minimize use of paper and ink.

While recycling paper was one way to save money and conserve resources, Mirchandani said little attention had been paid to the ink used on the papers.

“Ink is two times more expensive than French perfume by volume,” he said, adding that he then decided to focus his project on finding ways to cut down the cost of ink.

As part of his experiment, he collected random samples of teachers’ handouts and focused on the most commonly used characters such as e, t, a, o and r.

He noted how often each character was used in different fonts like Garamond, Times New Roman, Century Gothic and Comic Sans and then measured how much ink was used for each letter, using an ink coverage software.

From his analysis, Mirchandani figured out that by using the Garamond font with its thinner strokes, his school district could reduce its ink consumption by 24 per cent and in turn save as much as $21,000 annually.

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He repeated his tests on five sample pages from documents on the Government Printing Office website and got similar results that changing the font would save money.

Mirchandani’s findings have been published in the Journal for Emerging Investigators (JEI), a publication founded by a group of Harvard students in 2011 that provides a platform for the work of middle school and high school students.

One of the journal’s founders Sarah Fankhauser said that of the nearly 200 submissions they have received since 2011, Mirchandani’s project stood out.

“We were so impressed. We really could really see the real-world application in Suvir’s paper,” Fankhauser was quoted as saying…”

1 day ago on April 18th | J | 24,291 notes