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sagansense:

Engagement rings are a scam. Save yourself a few grand and invest in some originality.

Example: I “engaged” the lovely collection of star stuff (and resident Tumblr blogger) lawngirl with a 3D-printed Voyager spacecraft ring :)

this is great and only adds to my reasonings of why i’ll probably never marry. 

Athena

missing you.

fernweh [feyrn-vey]

—(noun) This wonderful, untranslatable German word describes the feeling of homesickness for a far away land, a place you have never visited. Do not confuse this with the english word, wanderlust; Fernweh is much more profound, it is the feeling of an unsatisfied urge to escape and discover new places, almost a sort of sadness. You miss a place you have never experienced, as opposed to lusting over it or desiring it like wanderlust. You are seeking freedom and self-discovery, but not a particular home.   (via mirroir)

Accuracy

(Source: wordsnquotes.com, via coffeebooksandwanderlust)

medievalpoc:

Over 700 Jefferson County High School students are staging walkouts and protests over proposed changes to the Advanced Placement History curriculum. According to Colorado Public Radio:

Last week, a school board member proposed that advanced placement history classes be required to promote free enterprise and patriotism and be required to avoid classroom materials that encourage social strife or civil disobedience. Two high schools in Jefferson County closed Friday after dozens of teachers called in sick in protest.

According the online petition to be delivered to the School District:

Jeffco Public School Board has just proposed a change of curriculum stating that, “Materials should not encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law. Instructional materials should present positive aspects of the United States and its heritage.”

This means that important parts of our history such as the Civil Rights Movement, Native American genocide, and slavery will not be taught in public schools. If these important lessons are not taught, children will not learn from them, and what will stop them from happening again? This is a severe form of censorship intended to keep the youth ignorant and easy to manipulate. I’m hoping to get enough signatures to prove that this is a public issue, so, please, if this is important to you, please sign. Do not let our youth grow up in ignorance; we all deserve the truth!

You can sign the petition here.

You can read more articles at The Denver Post, CBS Denver (with video), and Colorado Public Radio.

Thanks to theseacaptainsdaughter for dropping a link in my inbox.

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Big ups to @10deep for sending me a package of goods; including my new favorite crewneck¡

Big ups to @10deep for sending me a package of goods; including my new favorite crewneck¡

Panorama gone wrong but totally right. Spanks @shaunlopez

Panorama gone wrong but totally right. Spanks @shaunlopez

Moments in LA

Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?

—(Danielle LaPorte)

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