10 Daily Random Facts

In France, you can marry a dead person.

Tupac never won a grammy, and actually received more awards after his death.

Matt Le Blanc was down to his last $11 when he landed his role on ‘Friends.’

Kate Winslet, who played Rose in Titanic, hates the song “My Heart Will Go On,” and said it makes her feel “like throwing up.”

Drug lord, Pablo Escobar spent as much as $2,500 every month on rubber bands to “hold the money together.”

Peter Pan’s creator gave the rights to a children’s hospital so they could always collect royalties to fund the hospital.

A woman was caught making meth inside of a Walmart, while it was open.

The oldest 57 people in the world are female. The 58th oldest is male.

Megan Fox is banned for life from Wal-Mart.

There is a disorder called ‘Depersonalization disorder’ (DPD) In which the sufferer begins to feel as though they are having out of body experiences, aren’t really in control of their actions, and feel that reality is a dream.

India’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani, built a $1 billion home. It has 27 habitable floors, including six parking floors for capacity of up to 168 cars. A staff of 600 maintain the home.

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anonymous said:

besides race, body size, sexuality, nationality, etc, what is a princess you would like to see?

i’d love to see a princess who is a thief (so, doesn’t start out the movie as royalty, marries into it i guess) , with a very Aladdin-type personality. One that’s very flawed, also very verbal and doesn’t giggle at everything/isn’t overly kind and bubbly, enthusiastic, quriky/awkward cute. Imagine like a female Flynn/Aladdin/Robin Hood. I’m tired of the Anna/Rapunzel/etc type princesses that are very bubbly, cute, overly nice, quirky, that giggles a lot and gets overly excited. I want a princess that isn’t impressed by shit, that can shoot out one-liners, who’s sly and cunning and funny, who’s less friendly and more flawed than the prince for once! I’m sorry, I have a hard time explaining.  And I also don’t want her to be jaded, or at least if she is jaded, not jaded because of a man. 

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history of magic meme | one family
                  ❝ en stirps nobilis et gens antiquissima b l a c k.

–––– The Black family traces its origin back to the Middle Ages. They claim to have entirely magical ancestry, but as Sirius Black informed his godson Harry Potter, no true pure-blood families existed by the twentieth century. The pure-blood families like the Blacks simply removed Muggles and Squibs from their family trees. The Blacks place a great importance on blood purity, considering themselves akin to royalty in the wizarding world and disdaining Muggles, Squibs, Blood traitors and Muggle-borns. The family motto, which can be found on the family crest, is T o u j o u r s P u r , which means “Always Pure” in French. Many members took this phrase very seriously. 

Tyler Posey and Dylan O’Brien of ‘Teen Wolf’ on fans, first impressions

In four seasons, Teen Wolf has morphed from a guilty pleasure into a bloody thrill ride, making teen-scene royalty out of leads Tyler Posey (as titular teen wolf Scott McCall) and Dylan O’Brien (as his trusted friend Stiles). Offscreen, the 22-year-old actors are real-life pals who display an easy rapport despite some philosophical differences on things like sports and tattoos.

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anonymous said:

Hello I've followed your avengers recs since the beginning and now i've recently discovered cherik. i haven't read any fics yet and looking at the ao3 cherik section is daunting. could you recommend your favorites?

Welcome to the fandom! There’s a lot of great talent here, and a lot of great fics, so you’ll definitely find something you’ll like. <3

Here are my favorites in no particular order.


Tough little baby telepath - aesc, pearl_o (NC-17 Mutant!AU | 221K)
Charles is 19 yrs old and takes a job as a consultant for the NYPD. Erik is a detective. There’s lots of sex. angst, emotional hurt/comfort and romance.

Anarchy In The U.K. - Yahtzee (NC-17 Non-Powered |195K)
Modern Royalty AU where Charles is the Prince of Wales and Erik is a journalist.

City by the Sea - Black_Betty  (NC-17 Non-Powered |56K+)
Historical Royalty where Charles and Erik are in an arranged marriage. Charles wants love and affection, and Erik is emotionally constipated.

Sprich Mit Mir | Talk To Me - papercutperfect (NC-17 Mutant!AU |23K+)
Where they meet on a train, and Erik doesn’t speak English. Adorable and romantic.

Our House, in the Middle of Our Street by clocks (NC-17 Non-Powered |51K+)
Charles fosters troubled kids at his mansion after quitting his job as a social worker. Erik is a local handyman.

5 Ways Logan Fixed Everything (Like A Boss) by Starlingthefool (PG-13 Canon!AU)
What would have happened if Charles and Erik had managed to recruit Logan? (In which Logan solves everyone’s problems through snark and BAMFery.)

A Curious Carriage of Crystal and Cold by Etharei (NC-17 Mutant!AU |114K+)
Futuristic SciFi where Charles, a miner from a poor village in the countryside, saves the life of Erik Lehnsherr, scion of a successful business family and the richest man on the planet Eisen.

Better Outrun My Gun - Magnetism_bind (NC-17 Non-Powered Western)
Erik is searching for the man who murdered his parents. Charles runs a saloon with his sisters.

Downtown (everything’s waiting for you) - so_shhy (NC-17 Non-Powered AU)
Charles is an adorable rich CEO, Erik is a hooker with a heart of gold…

Into the Fray - miss_aphelion (NC-17 Non-Powered AU |Alpha/Omega |31K+)
Alpha/Omega Hunger Games AU. Really great.

Daycare ‘Verse - brilligspoons, pocky_slash (PG-13/R |Series |Mutant!AU |185K+)
A modern AU in which Charles runs a mutant daycare and Erik is his long-suffering engineer boyfriend.

Okay, I Feel Better Now - Harleydoll (PG-13 Mutant!AU |35K+)
Erik is sent to a mental health facility after being convicted for Shaw’s murder and pleads insanity, and Charles is his paranoid schizophrenic of a roommate.

Paper Monsters by Clocks (NC-17 Non-powered AU |39K+)
Charles meets Erik Lehnsherr, his favorite novelist of all time at a coffee shop, but doesn’t know it’s him, and Erik just criticizes his own writing in front of his biggest fan.

Start A War - stewardess (NC-17 Mutant!AU |Bottom!Erik |34K+)
Mutants have full rights. Cyborgs have none.

Lost and Found - wallhaditcoming, whitebat (NC-17 Historical!AU |23K+)
When Crown Prince Charles Xavier makes the impulsive decision to rescue a man who leapt into the river from enemy shores, his moment of selflessness ends up coming at a personal cost. In the process, however, he gains an ally and a friend. As Charles finds himself drawn to both Erik and his cause, he must find a way to satisfy both his conscious and his duty, all while separated from his troops and trapped behind enemy lines.

Prayers for the Living - Fahye, littledust (PG-13 Canon!AU |29K+)
AU from midway through the film, looking at what might have happened if Azazel had (sensibly) teleported to Russia and Emma had (sensibly) gone recruiting baby mutants. In which Moira is badass, actions have consequences, and Charles and Erik manage to have some feelings when they’re not racing around the country.

a thousand pages (give or take a few) - betweenthebliss (NC-17 Non-Powered Bookstore AU |42K+)
Where Charles owns a bookstore and Erik is his new rival.

Mutant School AU - ximeria (NC-17 Mutant!AU |22K+)
Modern day setting with a school run jointly by Brotherhood and X-men members, with Charles’ father as the leader of one side, Logan the leader of the other, and Charles and Erik, who should be old enough to act maturely, just tend to… not

The Courtship - dvs (NC-17 Futuristic AU |Reincarnation |98K+)
A story about a courtship that began five hundred years ago.

Ghost in the Shell - MonstrousRegiment (NC-17 Mutant!AU SciFi |53K+)
Futuristic SciFi/Space AU based on Firefly/Dollhouse where Erik is the captain and Charles is a preacher only not really. Awesome.

A Very Special Episode and The Secret of Dragon Ranch by winterhill (NC-17 Non-Powered AU |52K+)
“The Secret of Dragon Ranch” is the first prime-time gay cartoon to be made specifically for children’s TV, and Erik wants in. The last person he’s expecting to see when he shows up for work is Charles Xavier, and given how badly they parted, he’s going to take this chance to mend things between them.

'tis a far far better thing doing stuff for other people - whichisgolden (NC-17 Mutant!AU |26K+)
Clueless AU. Charles is a spoiled Beverly Hills telepath, Erik is his pretentious ex-step-brother.

you follow and i’ll lead - pearl_o, pocky_slash (NC-17 Mutant!AU |52K+)
When Charles discovers how frustrated and self-conscious his best friend Erik is about his ignorance about sex, he’s eager to volunteer to help teach him and practice.

History Repeating - winterhill (NC-17 AU Collection |58K+)
Charles and Erik throughout the ages. They’re all great, but my fav is the pirates!AU. :D


Inevitable Things - madcap_allie  (NC-17 Canon-verse |21K+)
Missing scenes hurt/comfort. In between the nightmares, allusions to self-harm, rough-housing that goes too far, experiments that go awry, and (what we would now recognize as) risky sexual behavior, Charles has to get a handle on his issues before the inevitable happens.

Mutually Beneficial Transaction - Pookaseraph (NC-17 Non-Powered AU |Bottom!Erik |41K+)
Erik is a college student with a mounting college debt. He places an add on a sugar daddies website and Charles answers.

Forgive Us Our Transgressions - PoorMedea (NC-17 Post-XMFC |32K+)
Magneto gets sick and the Brotherhood drops him off at the mansion because they think Hank might help. The fever has a side-effect: Erik gets amnesia, and Charles is tempted. Very tempted.

Replay - Unforgotten (R |Canon-verse)
Charles sends his consciousness back to 1962 to guide Erik away from the path that will lead to the genocide of the human race forty years hence. Charles knows that Erik has always loved him, and intends to use this knowledge + sex to seduce Erik away from his ideals in his youth.

Shout it Out Loud - dreamlittleyo (NC-17 |Canon-verse |30K+)
When Charles forges a telepathic link between himself and Erik, the two men find themselves bound together by more than just destiny.

No Yesterdays On the Road - pocky_slash (PG-13 Canon!AU: No divorce)
Canon!AU where there’s no beach divorce. Everything’s good until Charles disappears, and Erik is forced to team up with Moira to look for him.
Sequel:  Unfinished Business (R)


lay down beside me (so still and so soft) - C_Gracewood (NC-17 Canon-verse)
A different take on the events of the film.

Bifurcation - AlchemyAlice (PG-13 Canon-verse)
Charles has a split, bad-ass personality. His name is Wesley.

A Logical Progression - cloudyjenn (NC-17 Canon-verse)
Directly post-cuba, there’s hasty first-time sex. And then Charles gets pregnant. One of my favorites mpreg.

Diamagnetism - cherryfeather (PG-13 Canon-verse Fluff)
Erik discovers a new power during a training accident. Charles is really only mildly hysterical, honestly.

Not So Much the Teacup - thehoyden (NC-17 Non-Powered AU)
Charles is a wedding planner.

Charles’ Killer - luchia (NC-17 Non-Powered AU)
When detective Charles Xavier finds himself hunting down a vendetta-driven serial killer, it doesn’t take long for him to realize he’s in over his head. It only takes a little longer for him to realize his killer is, too.

I’ll see your heart (and I’ll raise you mine) - sirona (NC-17 Mutant!AU)
For Kriminalhauptkommissar Erik Lehnsherr, this case will change everything.

New Beautiful Things Come - Raven (singlecrow) (PG-13 Mutant!AU)
Erik runs a kosher bakery. Charles comes in for baked goods.

The Opposite of People - kaydeefalls (PG-13 Non-Powered AU)
Where they all work in the theatre, Shaw is still a bastard, and Charles is doing his best to get this damn show open with his sanity (relatively) intact.

It takes a heap o’ livin’ - Etharei (NC-17 Mutant!AU |15K)
Modern!AU in which they are the superheroes of mutantkind.

Everything you know is wrong - aesc, pocky_slash (PG-13 Mutant!AU)

"I’m sorry if I’m troubled by the fact that, in the past two hours, a strange man has broken into my house, told me my family has taken a hit out on me, and revealed my best friend is some sort of mysterious spy with a dark past who hired me a bodyguard to protect me from assassins,"

Snowed In - dedkake (NC-17 Mutant AU)
Charles and Erik have a one night stand, but a blizzard traps them in Erik’s apartment afterward.

If This Isn’t A Kingdom - jeeps (NC-17 Canon-verse)
The ballroom is located in the east wing of the house.

Frühjahrsputz - acetamide {PG-13 |Post-DOFP |Fix-it | Telepathy |10K}
Erik comes back to the mansion after dofp to help Charles. <3

Assassination (It’s Not For Everyone) - silverdawn89 (NC-17 Mutant!AU |12K)
Where they’re all assassins.

And the Gunslinger Followed - musical_emjay (NC-17 Supernatural AU |58K)

Supernatural AU where Erik is a hunter and Charles is a vampire.


No Capes - dedkake (PG-13 Mutant!AU |6K)
OR Five Times the Cape Almost Killed Magneto and One Time It Almost Ruined His Life (Or Did It?)

Rumor Has It - blueink3 (PG-13 Post-XMFC |165K+)
Post-XMFC where Charles finds out he has a kid. Erik is more softer around the edges than canon but I still loved all the fluff. Domestic!

Into the Jungle - madneto (NC-17 Non-powered AU |56K)
Tarzan AU where Erik is Tarzan.

Tale As Old As Time - madneto (NC-17 Powered AU |44K)
Beauty and the Beast AU!

Little Birds - winterhill {PG-13 |Birds |35K}
It’s a bird AU and fabulous.

Space Oddity - Pangea and MonstrousRegiment, (NC-17 SciFi |208K+)

Space Opera AU! Also, Deadpool. >:D


Taken By His Majesty - Pookaseraph (NC-17 Historical AU |27K+)
A historical romance set during the early days of Rome’s occupation of Briton.

Also, everything by ximeria, pocky_slash, luninosity, aesc, Black_Betty, helens78 , ikeracity, pearl_o and Unforgotten. :D

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young avengers is so freaking awesome because it destroys stereotypes. you see the famed gay couple but whoa! teddy altman is an alien son of kree and skrull royalty, and billy kaplan is the son of the scarlet witch and has basically all of her powers! you see kate bishop who at first seems like a bratty rich kid. well, good sir, kate dandier-than-white-bread bishop is a top of the line marksman who wants to save her world with a group of super powered teenagers! freaking awesome, right? you bet your freckled apple bottom it is. you see eli bradley, who is the leader of the group and pays respect to (the first) captain america’s legacy by sporting bucky’s uniform. oh, hey, did i mention he’s black? yeah, we get poc in leadership roles that, until recently, were reserved for white, typically ‘manly’, cishet males, or steve rogers who’s debatably neither cis gendered or heterosexual. freaking awesome!

you see tommy shepherd, a speedster who resembles his uncle pietro maximoff and may or may not be the first asexual marvel hero. you see david alleyne, who knows basically everything (no that’s not an exaggeration, kids) and he’s black! so rarely we see black people, let alone poc, portrayed to be geniuses or revered for their smarts.

you see cassie lang, known for her size-shifting abilities she inherited from her father, scott lang (ant man) come out as a superhero to her hero-phobic parents. sound like a metaphor? that’s ‘cause it is.

you see america chavez who leads the genre, and perhaps all genres in fantastic representation of a lesbian character. she’s tough, she’s mean, she’s moral, she’s got a soft side that, while still rather hardened, gives her dimension (haha, i’m clever).

you see noh-varr, who understands a healthy relationship and how to make it work. he’s the ‘dream boy’ stereotype: tall, muscular, handsome, super-powered, and in love with music and you. but he understands that a relationship needs to be two-sided and he can’t use his powers on his partner. he’s important because the comic community has members that feel entitled to women within the comic community. i’m glad he’s been written.

in conclusion, young avengers is awesome because you get all of these thought provoking characters and *gasp* it doesn’t take away from the plot! i’ve learned more about relationships, about good sex versus bad sex, found myself in a character i never thought i would (tommy, in case you’re wondering), learned more about inequity and how our history likes to leave things out to benefit the speaking majority, and i’ve enjoyed it all through this wonderful comic.

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avian au idea. bones kinda freaks out a little at the whole HELLO YOU ACTUALLY DO HAVE PARENTS AND A FAMILY BESIDES YOUR BROTHER thing, which is even more shocking/overwhelming than it normally would be because he’s also alien royalty. it’s very sudden and very alarming and while he and his mother BECOME close, I imagine at first he’s like this weirdo space lady is my mom i need to take a breather i need like fifty breathers 

and then i had to go and make it sad. one of the profiles for ricky back on the old website said he was on the streets since he was four and I’ve always aggressively clung to the idea that he’s either an orphan or disowned by his parents, and i always read bones in canon as not having any parents so…

so yeah. orphan bonding. ricky is probably more jealous than outright resentful of bones’ situation and is probably the one who encourages bones to learn more about his new family. even if it doesnt work out, his old one is still here for him.

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