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Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km race wearing sandals - BBC News
The 22-year-old is from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community, known for being excellent runners.

María Lorena Ramírez defeated 500 other runners from 12 countries in the female category of the Ultra Trail Cerro Rojo in Puebla, in central Mexico.

She ran without any professional gear, and her pair of sandals was reportedly made from recycled tyre rubber.

The Tarahumara are famous for being excellent runners.

The race was held on 29 April, but only now has word about her victory spread.

anonymous asked:

What traits would a fictional creature need to have to make sure it could carry an average sized human being for at least 50 km?

Do you mean carry in its arms or carry like a mount?

There are lots of animals that could carry a human for 50km, if you have a loose definition of ‘carry’. Another human could carry a human 50km, if they only took a few steps at a time and had lots of rests.

If you mean something more like a fictional creature that could be ridden for 50km like a horse, then probable traits for a quadruped look like this:

  • 10x body weight of the rider when in good, fit condition. Smaller animals will struggle over longer distances.
  • Height of shoulder and hips very similar
  • Somewhere for rider to sit.

We have, at various points in history, attempted to ride, most large herbivores we’ve come across. This works better for some species (horses, cattle, llama) than others.

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Murder of Jill Meagher

In the early morning of 22nd September 2012, 29-year-old Jill Meagher, a journalist from Ireland who lived in Australia, was raped and murdered as she walked home from a pub in Brunswick, Melbourne. 

At around 1.30am, Meagher’s friends had offered to walk with her, but she refused, as the route home was one she had walked many times. Footage of Meagher was captured by CCTV, which depicted her speaking to a man in a blue hoodie at around 1.45am, this was the last time Meagher was seen alive. After she failed to return home that morning, her husband Tom Meagher notified police and the search begun. On Monday morning, police found Meagher’s handbag located near where she was last seen. The bag contained her cards and ID, however her phone remained missing. Police suspect the bag was ‘planted’ as the area had previously been searched.

Six days after Jill Meagher was last seen, police arrested 41-year-old Adrian Ernest Bayley after discovering Meagher’s phone sim card in his house. Later, he lead them to her body, buried in a shallow grave roughly 50km from she was last seen. At the time of the incident, Bayley was out on parole after serving an eight year sentence for 16 counts of rape against five women. He had already served time for rapes committed from the age of 18. 

Adrian Bayley was arrested for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher on 28th September, 2012. On June 19th, 2013, Bayley pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 35 years. In March 2015, He was found guilty of three more rapes, committed before he killed Meagher, in three separate trials held in 2014 and 2015. He was later sentenced to an additional 18 years. In July 2016, the sentence was reduced to 40 years. Bayley will be eligible for parole in 2055.

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メキシコに住む22歳の先住民女性がサンダルを履きスカート姿で50kmの距離の山岳ウルトラマラソン大会に出場し優勝した。

4月29日に中部プエブラで開催されたウルトラトレイル セロロホマラソン女子部門に参加。この大会には世界から12ヵ国の参加者が集まっており約500人の選手が出場。その500人の選手を引き離しぶっちぎりの1位で優勝を果たした。

優勝した22歳の女性、ラミレスは北部チワワ州の先住民であり、専門的な訓練は一切受けず、誰の助けも借りずに大会に参加。専用のシューズや道具も使わずにサンダルを使用。サンダルはリサイクルタイヤのゴムで作られた物で周囲を更に驚かせた。

また女性はショートパンツではなく、長い丈のスカートを履き首にはスカーフを巻いた状態で参加。専門的な訓練も受けていないラミレスは山岳50kmを7時間3分で走破し3万6000円の賞金を獲得。

大会関係者は「ラミレスはエネルギーを補うことができる食料はもちろんメガネや高価なスポーツシューズを着用したほかの選手とはことなり、水だけを持ってマラソンに参加」と伝えた。

ラミレスは日々ヤギや牛を放牧する仕事をしながら毎日10~15キロを走っていた。そのため尋常ではない体力とスタミナがついたと考えられる。

大会が開催されたプエブラという街は世界文化遺産に登録された街で海抜2100メートルに位置する。

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anonymous asked:

Anh ơi, ở Huế có những đặc sản gì và những đâu để đi vậy anh hen ^^ Em tò mò quá, có nghe nhưng chẳng biết Huế như thế nào cả.

Cái ask này cũng hai ngày rồi anh không trả lời nhanh được vì nghĩ nó sẽ khá dài và chi tiết, sẽ mất thời gian nên tối nay anh mới trả lời nhé :)

Về điểm đến

  • Đại Nội (120.000đ)

Nếu em chưa tới Huế bao giờ và tới với mục đích đi du lịch thì chỗ này chắc chắn sẽ là điểm đầu tên em được khuyên thăm quan.Thật ra anh sợ đi vào đây vì nó rộng nên đi mỏi chân lắm :(( Mỗi năm anh vào đây chừng bốn đến năm lần để dẫn bạn bè đi chơi. Em nên mua theo nước để uống, tùy theo mùa để chọn thời gian đi sáng hay chiều, ngoại trừ điện Thái Hòa – nơi em vào đầu tiên thì em có thể chụp ảnh bất kỳ đâu thoải mái.

À, khuyến cáo nên mang giày thể thao hoặc sandal để tránh đau chân vì đi nhiều nhé.

  • Chùa Thiên Mụ (không có vé)

Cảnh cũng đẹp do ở phía trước mặt là khúc quanh mở rất rộng của sông Hương, miễn phí vé, lại cách đại nội chỉ khoảng 5km nên người ta hay chọn chùa Thiên Mụ để đi trong cùng một buổi thăm quan. Còn cá nhân anh thì thấy cảnh bên trong chùa không có gì nổi bật. Nhưng dù sao thì nó cũng là một trong những điểm đến phổ biến nhất khi tới Huế của du khách.

  • Chùa Từ Hiếu – Lăng Tự Đức – Đồi Vọng Cảnh

Cả ba địa danh này đều ở bờ Nam sông Hương. Cũng gần, nếu em đi xe máy từ trung tâm thì chỉ khoảng 20 phút đã đến nơi. Anh bỏ ba chỗ này thành một cụm vì nó nằm gần nhau trên một cung đường cho em dễ tham khảo.

Chùa Từ Hiếu chừng chục năm trước đa phần chỉ có người ở Huế biết nhưng gần đây cũng được khách du lịch ghé thăm. Hồi đi học tụi anh cũng hay lên chơi vì mát mẻ, có một cái hồ bán nguyệt ngay lối vào có rất nhiều cá to. Và ở bên cạnh cũng có một cái hồ nằm giữa rừng thông với một ngôi nhà nổi, ngồi ở đó nghỉ ngơi rất mát :)

Lăng Tự Đức anh cũng thường hay lên. Trước đi học mỗi khi muốn tới chơi anh với bạn toàn leo tường vào để tránh phải mua vé thôi. Đi suốt. Nhưng giờ mỗi khi có bạn tới chơi thì cũng phải bỏ tiền ra mua vé. Lăng này cũng bình thường, khá rộng và nhiều người cũng ghé thăm. Giá vé 100.000đ nhé.

Anh khuyên em nên đi chuỗi ba nơi này vào buổi chiều. Nhất là nếu vào những ngày nắng đẹp và điểm kết thúc tại đồi Vọng Cảnh. Em cứ hỏi người dân xung quanh lăng Tự Đức người ta sẽ chỉ cho thôi vì nó nằm ngay gần đó thôi. Buổi chiều đứng đây gió rất mát, và ngắm hoàng hôn sẽ rất tuyệt. Tự nhiên kể đến đây, anh lại nhớ đến chiều tháng Sáu năm rồi, anh đứng đây chơi với bạn. Khi ấy chính Hè, ở xa đang có giông, có mây đen và tiếng sấm nhưng mặt trời đẹp và gió thổi từ sông vào mát lắm. Tụi anh còn lấy điện thoại ra ghi âm lại mấy lời mình nói lúc ấy cơ. Anh thấy nhớ khoảng khắc ấy vô cùng ấy :(

  • Lăng Khải Định (100.000đ)

Lăng nhỏ. Cũng nằm ở bờ Nam, cách trung tâm khoảng 8 đến 10km và cách ba điểm ở trên khoảng 5 km. Nhỏ nhưng kiến trúc rất đẹp. Kiến trúc ở bên ngoài đến bên trong, từ ngai vàng cho đến trần nhà đều được làm rất rất đẹp tỉ mỉ.

Ngoài ra em có thể ghé thăm quan và mua quà hay hàng lưu niệm tại chợ Đông Ba. Nên trả giá tất cả mọi thứ về lưu niệm chỉ khoảng 60-70% giá bán (đó là anh nghe các bạn nữ khác nói vậy) Còn lại các mặt hàng thực phẩm làm quà thì người ta không nói thách nhiều đâu. Đi chợ cố gắng đi buổi chiều hoặc buổi trưa, tránh mua sáng vì không mua dễ bị người ta la lắm vì mì xưa. Quà mua về cho người quen có thể mua tôm chua, nem chả tré, hoặc hạt sen. Còn mè xững nếu mua cho người quen thì mua, còn mua người thân thì không nên vì nó khá rẻ, và nhất là rất ngot chả nhiều người ăn nữa đâu. Nếu em đi ô tô hoặc tàu thì có thể mua dầu tràm hoặc tôm chua. Nhưng máy bay người ta không cho mang theo đâu nhé. Hoặc có thể mua đồ lưu niệm em thấy thích. À còn về áo dài, em có thể hỏi Lễ Tân chỉ đường qua đường Mai Thúc Loan. Con đường này rất nổi tiếng về áo dài, giá thì đủ loại nên anh không rõ nhưng cũng phải trả giá nhé.

Nếu em đi vào mùa nắng, có thời gian hơn có thể tìm hiểu về biển Lăng Cô, cách thành phố Huế 15km và đường rất dễ đi. Bãi tắm sạch, dịch vụ ăn uống nhiều. Chỉ có một điều là nếu gặp xui thì tình trạng đeo bám bán hàng khá kinh khủng. Ở đây hải sản nhiều, nhưng anh khuyên nếu muốn ăn thì không nên ăn trực tiếp tại bãi tắm, mà khi tắm xong thì đi bộ qua bên kia đường, hướng quay mặt về phá Tam Giang để ăn. Giá rẻ hơn rất nhiều.

Còn có đầm Chuồn ở phá Tam Giang, chỗ này khá hay nếu em đi theo nhóm. Người ta sẽ dùng thuyền chở em băng Tam Giang ra ngồi ở một cái chòi giữa phá. Ở đây có thể vừa nhậu nhẹt ăn uống vừa hóng gió biển và hoàng hôn rất đẹp. Giá cũng phải chăng.

Em có thể đi tiếp các vùng phụ cận như Bạch Mã, khu suối nước nóng và zipline Thanh Tân. Nhưng nó cũng khá xa, trong bán kính 50km nên anh không đề cập vào đây, em nếu có muốn đi thì tìm hiểu thêm nhé.

Về đồ ăn

Nhiều. Vô số thứ để em có thể ăn khi tới Huế. Theo cảm nhận riêng của anh và review từ các bạn khi tới Huế thì đồ ăn ngon, đa dạng và dĩ nhiên là rẻ. Trong tầm giá 50k cho một người ăn là hoàn toàn no. Nếu em ăn được rau sống thì okie rồi, không còn gì phàn nàn. Không ăn cay thì cũng không sao cả vì người ta cũng không nấu cay như nhiều người mặc định đâu ;)

Từ đồ ăn sáng thì có bún bò, cơm bún hến, bánh canh cá lóc và cũng có các loại phổ biến khác như phở, bánh cuốn…

Cho đến ăn trưa ăn tối là cơm chay, các loại bánh bèo nậm lọc ram ít ướt cho đến các loại bún thịt nướng mắm nêm, nem lụi và bánh khoái. Đặc biệt là bánh canh Nam Phổ, rất ngon.

Ăn vặt thì anh chỉ biết giới thiệu chè thôi, vì anh chả mấy khi ăn vặt. Mà chè cũng có đủ ba bảy hăm mốt món. Nhiều người cũng thích ăn chè Huế, đặc biệt là chè thịt quay hoặc các loại chè nóng. Chè có một quán khá đông là chè hẻm nằm ở khu vực trung tâm, hoặc chè đêm ở dưới chân cầu Tràng Tiền hoặc phía bờ Bắc sông Hương. Giá từ 7 đến 10k một ly gì đó.

Chỗ ở và mấy thứ linh tinh.

Tùy theo budget của em, nhưng anh khuyên em nên thuê các khách sạn nhỏ tại trung tâm như Hùng Vương, Bến Nghé, Nguyễn Tri Phương, Phạm Ngũ Lão. Giá phòng đơn anh thuê cho bạn từ 250~270.000/ đêm. Phòng thoải mái, sạch sẽ nếu chỉ để ngủ nghỉ và tắm rửa thì rất ổn. Mấy con đường này sát nhau, ở trung tâm tỏa ra nên rất tiện đường đi các điểm thăm quan. Lại nằm gần cầu Tràng Tiền và phố đi bộ ban đêm.

Thêm một điều nữa là nếu em có nghe mọi người nói về ca Huế nổi tiếng, và em đi cùng những người lớn tuổi thì em có thể hỏi lễ tân đường ra bến thuyền Tòa Khâm (đi bộ ra được từ khu trung tâm chỗ em thuê phòng) và book trực tiếp vé đi thuyền + nghe ca Huế, đừng book qua lễ tân sẽ mất thêm tiền hoa hồng. Hoặc nếu không muốn nghe ca Huế mà muốn đi thuyền rồng dạo mát chẳng hạn, thì vào buổi tối nếu trời đẹp em có thể đi bộ ra phố đi bộ ở dưới chân chân cầu Tràng Tiền và đề nghị người lái đò dọc đấy chở em đi một vòng sông Hương. Một quãng 1km và vòng về khoảng 50~70k nếu bao nguyên thuyền. Hoặc em có thể chờ và đi ghép cùng một vài người khác, chỉ phải trả 10k/ người thôi.

Đó là tất cả những gì anh biết. Thiếu gì anh nhớ ra sẽ bổ sung thêm, hoặc cần gì hay thắc mắc thì cứ inbox, anh biết anh sẽ nói nhé ;)

Note: Ảnh đồ ăn anh hoàn toàn lấy từ nguồn ảnh trên mạng vì anh không có, nhưng đã chọn ảnh thực tế nhất nhé.

Cupcakes

Let me tell you one simple truth about the veterinarian’s working day. When you have been run off your feet all day, starting early at 8am and traveling between three branch practices which run on a walk in schedule so you have to allocated time to eat your sadly thawing lunch and have spent all day alternating between mentally challenging small animal cases and physically tiring large animal cases, come 5pm with no food you will be both very tired and very, very hungry.

Sweetpea was a blue healer who’s name was a misnomer.

I first met her when the boss brought her back to our main practice from a rural town for surgery. She had a mass in her mammary chain, which was suspected to be cancerous.

She was not a nice dog.

She was also an intelligent dog, which made actually doing anything with her quite difficult. She took multiple people to wrangle and restrain and could not be bribed with food.

Although she was in for surgery, I took Xrays of her chest first, which is good practice for mammary cancer. Often if the lump is malignant it will spread to lungs, and if it’s already there then I’d question the benefit of surgically removing the primary.

There were already three metastases in Sweetpea’s lungs. So I canceled the surgery and phoned her owner.

Whatever Sweetpea’s personality flaws, her owner was worse.

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First Look: The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

The new Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid sees the sportscar manufacturer launch a plug-in hybrid model as the flagship of a model line for the first time. The V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo is combined with an electric motor, resulting in 500 kW/680 hp of system power and outstanding power delivery: Even when just above idle speed, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid offers an 850 Nm of torque. That means it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 310 km/h. The boost strategy of the all-wheel drive Panamera comes from the 918 Spyder super sportscar. The new Panamera can drive on fully electric power for up to 50km. 

I JUST FOUND A LIST OF SOME OF THE BEST FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIA SO CHECK THIS OUT

1. Australia is as wide as the distance between London to Moscow.
2. The biggest property in Australia is bigger than Belgium.
3. More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coast.
4. In 1880, Melbourne was the richest city in the world.
5. Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest woman, earns $1 million every half hour, or $598 every second.
6. In 1892, a group of 200 Australians unhappy with the government tried to start an offshoot colony in Paraguay to be called ‘New Australia’.
7. The first photos from the 1969 moon landing were beamed to the rest of the world from Honeysuckle Tracking Station, near Canberra.
8. Australia was the second country in the world to allow women to vote (New Zealand was first).
9. Each week, 70 tourists overstay their visas.
10. In 1856, stonemasons took action to ensure a standard of 8-hour working days, which then became recognised worldwide.
11. Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke set a world record for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds. Hawke later suggested that this was the reason for his great political success.
12. The world’s oldest fossil, which is about 3.4 billion years old, was found in Australia.
13. Australia is very sparsely populated: The UK has 248.25 persons per square kilometre, while Australia has only 2.66 persons per square kilometre.
14. Australia’s first police force was made up of the most well-behaved convicts.
15. Australia has the highest electricity prices in the world.
16. There were over one million feral camels in outback Australia, until the government launched the $19m Feral Camel Management Program, which aims to keep the pest problem under control.
17. Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia (mostly for meat production).
18. Qantas once powered an interstate flight with cooking oil.
19. Per capita, Australians spend more money on gambling than any other nation.
20. In 1832, 300 female convicts mooned the governor of Tasmania. It was said that in a “rare moment of collusion with the Convict women, the ladies in the Governor’s party could not control their laughter.”
21. Australia is home to the longest fence in the world. It is 5,614 km long, and was originally built to keep dingoes away from fertile land.
22. Australia was one of the founding members of the United Nations.
23. Melbourne is considered the sporting capital of the world, as it has more top level sport available for its citizens than anywhere else. Narrabri, NSW is Australia’s sportiest town.
24. Before the arrival of humans, Australia was home to megafauna: three metre tall kangaroos, seven metre long goannas, horse-sized ducks, and a marsupial lion the size of a leopard. It is theorised that it was also covered in rainforest before humans applied a burning style of hunting.
25. Kangaroos and emus cannot walk backward, one of the reasons that they’re on the Australian coat of arms.
26. Speaking of, Australia is one of the only countries where we eat the animals on our coat of arms.
27. If you visited one new beach in Australia every day, it would take over 27 years to see them all.
28. Melbourne has the world’s largest Greek population outside of Athens.
29. The Great Barrier Reef is the planet’s largest living structure.
30. And it has it’s own postbox!
31. The male platypus has strong enough venom to kill a small dog.
32. And when the platypus was first sent to England, it was believed the Australians had played a joke by sewing the bill of a duck onto a rat.
33. Before 1902, it was illegal to swim at the beach during the day.
34. A retired cavalry officer, Francis De Grootstole the show when the Sydney Harbour Bridge officially opened. Just as the Premier was about to cut the ribbon, De Groot charged forward on his horse and cut it himself, with his sword. The ribbon had to be retied, and De Groot was carted off to a mental hospital. He was later charged for the cost of one ribbon.
35. Australia has 3.3x more sheep than people.
36. Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim at Cheviot Beach, and was never seen again.
37. Australia’s national anthem was 'God Save The King/Queen’ until 1984.
38. Wombat poop is cube shaped! This helps it mark its territory.
39. European settlers in Australia drank more alcohol per capita than any other society in history.
40. The Australian Alps receive more snowfall than Switzerland.
41. A kangaroo is only one centimetre long when it is born.
42. Sir John Robertson, a five-time premier of NSW in the 1800s, began every morning with half a pint of rum. He said: “None of the men who in this country have left footprints behind them have been cold water men.”
43. The Box jellyfish has killed more people in Australia than stonefish, sharks and crocodiles combined.
44. Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world.
45. The average Aussie drinks 96 litres of beer per year.
46. 63% of Australians are overweight.
47. Australia is ranked second on the Human Development Index (based on life expectancy, income and education).
48. In 2005, security guards at Canberra’s Parliament House were banned from calling people 'mate’. It lasted one day.
49. In Australia, it is illegal to walk on the right-hand side of a footpath.
50. Australia is the only continent in the world without an active volcano.
51. Aussie Rules footy was originally designed to help cricketers to keep fit in the off-season.
52. The name 'Kylie’ came from an Aboriginal hunting stick, similar to the boomerang.
53. 91% of the country is covered by native vegetation.
54. The largest-ever victory in an international football match was when Australia beat American Samoa 31-0 in 2001.
55. There are 60 designated wine regions in Australia.
56. Melbourne has been ranked the world’s most liveable city for the past three years.
57. If all the sails of the Opera House roof were combined, they would create a perfect sphere. The architect was inspired while eating an orange.
58. Australia is home to 20% of the world’s poker machines.
59. Half of these are found in New South Wales.
60. Moomba, Australia’s largest free festival, held in Melbourne, means 'up your bum’ in many Aboriginal languages.
61. No native Australian animals have hooves.
62. The performance by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the 2000 Olympics opening ceremony was actually a prerecording- of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
63. The wine cask (goon sack) is an Australian invention
64. So is the selfie.
65. Durack, Australia’s biggest electorate, is larger in size than Mongolia.
66. The world’s first compulsory seat belt law was put into place in Victoria in 1970.
67. Each year, Brisbane hosts the world championships of cockroach racing.
68. In 1932, the Australian military waged war on the emu population of Western Australia. Embarrassingly, they lost.
69. Canberra was created in 1908 as a compromise when Sydney and Melbourne both wanted to be the capital city.
70. A gay bar in Melbourne won the right to ban women from the premises, because they made the men uncomfortable.
71. In 1992, an Australian gambling syndicatebought almost all the number combinations in a Virginia lottery, and won. They turned a $5m purchase into a $27m win.
72. Eucalyptus oil is highly flammable, meaning gum trees may explode if ignited, or in bushfires.
73. In 1975, Australia had a government shutdown, which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.
74. A bearded Australian was removed from a darts match in the UK, after the audience started chanting 'Jesus!’ at him, distracting the players.
75. There have been instances of wallabiesgetting high after breaking into opium crops, then running around and making what look like crop circles.
76. An Australian man once tried to sell New Zealand on eBay.
77. In 1940, two aircraft collided in midair, in NSW. Instead of crashing, the two planes became stuck together and made a safe landing.
78. The male lyrebird, which is native to Australia, can mimic the calls of over 20 other birds. If that’s not impressive enough, he can also perfectly imitate the sound of a camera, chainsaw and car alarm.
79. Some shopping centres and restaurants play classical music in their car park to deter teenagers from loitering at night.
80. Despite sharing the same verbal language, Australian, British and American sign languageare all completely different languages.
81. In 1979, debris from NASA’s space station 'Skylab’ crashed in Esperance, WA. The town then fined NASA $400 for littering.
82. There have been no deaths in Australia from a spider bite since 1979.
83. There currently a chlamydia outbreak among koala species, which has led to a 15% drop in koala populations.
84. In NSW, there is a coal fire beneath the ground which has been burning for 5,500 years.
85. An Australian election TV debate was rescheduled so it didn’t conflict with the finale of reality cooking show Masterchef.
86. Chinese explorers travelled to Australia long before Europeans arrived. As early as the 1400s, sailors and fisherman came to Australia for sea-cucumbers and to trade with Indigenous peoples.
87. The first European to visit Australia was Dutch explorer Willem Janszoon, in 1606. More Dutch explorers visited the country over the next hundred years, plotting maps and naming it 'New Holland’.
88. Captain James Cook first landed on Australia’s east coast in 1770. In 1788, the British returned with eleven ships to establish a penal colony. Within days of The First Fleet’s arrival and the raising of the British flag, two French ships arrived, just too late to claim Australia for France.

if anyone has a source for this, please add it!

Happy Birthday.

Since it’s best boy™ Birthday, I’ve decided to write a little reader x Ryuji thing, I hope you all enjoy it!

This is my first fan-fiction ever, so bear with me ;A; any feedback is appreciated, criticism is also wanted!

7/3

Morning:

Surrounded by the darkness of your eyelids, you could faintly hear the sound of an alarm in the distance. Faint sunlight peeking through uncurtained window caressed your soft skin, a messy blanket half-covered your body as the mattress wrapped you in comfort. but slowly, the sound of the alarm was getting louder; like it was pulling you from the unconscious state you’re in and into the waking life.

You could finally feel your eyes open internally, greeted by the red of your eyelids meeting against the sunshine, you slowly opened your eyes.

The ceiling was a bit cracked, you remember it leaking water whenever it rained. the trees outside reflected their shadows onto the room, giving a peaceful and gentle atmosphere in the room.

You reach out to your phone under the pillow and turn the alarm off. surprisingly, this is the first time in years you haven’t pressed snooze. you slowly turn and sit on the edge of the bed, the creaking can be heard by the people outside. looking around you can spot a bookshelf in the distance filled with informative books you barely read, the owner of the apartment was happy enough to hand them to you. either that or he wanted to get rid of them. next to it lied a calendar and you could see the huge, red circle you outlined on today’s date. a smile shined on your face as you stood up. stretching and yawning in the process.

You grabbed the Phone and opened the messenger; writing a short message and pressing send.

You: Up for a run in the early morning?

You lock the phone and throw it onto the bed next to you. to the room’s left lied a blue door leading into a reasonably sized bathroom, the bathtub still had that red stain in it. it was faint, but you have no Idea where it came from. It didn’t bother you much as much as it bothered other people.

Turning the hot and cold water at the same time; reaching an average temperature level. you took off your clothes and crossed your arms, waiting for the bathtub to fill up. anxiety and fear built inside you, the thought of his birthday sent a shiver down your spine. Grabbing one of the unused lush bombs in the worn-out basket, you threw it in the tub and jumped straight in.

The warm water surrounding your body, the soap touching your skin and the shampoo cleaning your hair wasn’t enough to get you relaxed. Could the others prepare this well enough? Will Ryuji know? What would happen if he declined your offer? After realizing how long you’ve been in the shower, you quickly get up and drain the water.

grabbing the blue towel hanging on the edge of the sink, you wrapped your body with it as you dried your hair with a hair dryer. Making sure you look absolutely wonderful for the day ahead. Your closet was filled with unused clothes, but you’ve specifically saved one of them for this occasion.

Getting out of the shower, you saw no new notifications on the phone. You decided to go and check up on him directly. grabbing the apartment’s key and locking it as you went outside.

Taking the train to his house, your phone vibrated. Informing you of the message you received from Ryuji.

Ryuji: It’s not like you to ask for a run in the early morning.

You: You’re coming or not?

Ryuji: Did I say I’m not?

Ryuji: I can’t miss out on a run with my partner, can I?

Ryuji: Where you at right now?

You: Taking the train to your home.

Ryuji: For real?! Shit!

You: I’m almost there so get ready fast.

You give a faint smile and Lock the Phone, you arrive at the station; Getting off the train and taking a short walk to reach Ryuji’s house. You knock at the door and he almost instantly opens the door up. Hair’s a mess and the clothes are unadjusted like he just threw them on.

“Did I keep ya waiting?” He flashes his smirk.

“No, but you need some adjusting” You say teasingly, pinching the edge of his nose.

“So, where we runnin’ today?”

“I was thinking Tama River.” You propose the Idea.

“T-Tama River? Isn’t that a bit far?”

“We’ve got nothing else to do, plus the scenery is nice there.” You start moving and he tags along, you sigh in relief. he doesn’t even realize today’s his birthday.

After a long walk, you finally reach the starting point for the run. Tama River lies west of central Tokyo, Tama River Trail is a long and winding trail, roughly 50KM long. It was the perfect running place for enduring runners wanting a long course. You and Ryuji took a quick rest and drank a bottle of water to quench the thirst for the upcoming run.

You had begun your run, and Ryuju following after. The long and bumpy trail made it easy for the both of you to trip. The trees swayed in the wind and the river was far off in the distance.

Midway through the run, your ears were greeted by the rushing and gently overlapping sounds of the water. You spied a gem-blue stream It was seeping and dribbling as it swerved under the bridges of Tokyo. Chords of light shined from above, bathing its surface in gold. It was a sight to truly behold.

The scenery slowed you down, and once you realized it Ryuji was far ahead. catching up to him, you saw the shining golden hair under the bright sun; sweat dripping down his forehead and a frowny expression made its way towards his face. Regardless of the sweaty clothes that stuck to his body and highlighted his features, you couldn’t help but smile and admire the beauty next to you. You felt grateful for the intimate relationship you two had shared and is still sharing.

After a long run, It was almost evening. You had worried the others didn’t contact you. checking your phone regularly which also made Ryuji worry.

“Hey, you ok?” Ryuji said, lifting an eyebrow in question.

“Yeah, I’m fine, I’m ju-” your phone vibrates and cuts you off. you quickly check to see and it’s the rest of the Phantom Thieves. You felt your heart drop in the moment when you read the message.

We’re ready, take him to Leblanc.

You Locked the phone and hid it away, glaring at Ryuji as you said: “The others want us at Leblanc, They’re saying it’s urgent.”

You grabbed Ryuji’s sweaty hand and dragged him, not giving him the chance to speak.

Evening:

After a train ride to Yongen-Jaya and some distasteful looks from the adults, Leblanc was just a few steps away. You could feel your heart throbbing in against your chest, your body sweat like it never did before, a faint headache made it way into your head. The streets were dark, your eyes couldn’t see anything except the possible outcomes for this reveal.

You slowed down, letting Ryuji enter before you. your breathing got heavy and your body turned hot.

When Ryuji opened the door, he heard it.

The sound of confetti poppers going off, the sounds of the lights turning on. and the sounds of his shouting friends.

You pushed the frozen Ryuji inside and followed after. The whole café was covered in birthday party decorations, the confetti hanged around the tables, the ceiling has been filled with balloons and a cake that says “Happy 17th Birthday Ryuji!” with four candles on top sat silently on the table.

The others pushed Ryuji into sitting, he was still shocked from the sudden event.

You sat right next to him, gesturing for him to make a wish and blow the candles. he silently closed his eyes, and after a few moments he blew the candles off. Sojiro handed the knife to Ryuji, a smile swept across everyone’s faces as they watched him try and slice the cake.

When he finally sliced the first piece, everyone shouted and started clapping. He quickly dug into the slice of cake fiercely, leaving a lot of frosting all over his mouth.

You wrapped your arm around his head and gently brought him closer, you dropped your lips on his for a kiss, licking the frosting off his curvy lips and licking yours after.

He quickly snaked his hand around your waist and brought you closer, resting you on his lap as he went for another kiss, but this time it was deep.

The others were watching the moment of intimacy and affection. after you two broke free from each other, Makoto quickly mentioned the group picture.

The group practically jumped all around you two, as Makoto adjusted the Camera accordingly and sat the timer.

She quickly ran before the camera snapped, and immediately before the snap, Ryuji wrapped his arms around you and had you in a headlock position. The others shouted “Happy Birthday” as the camera snapped.

Creating one of the most beautiful memories he ever had in his life.

theroyalfrogman  asked:

Do you have any neat frog facts?

The goliath frog or giant slippery frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest living frog on Earth. Specimens can grow up to 32cm (12.6 in) in length from snout to vent, and weigh up to 3.25kg (7.17 lb). In a sample of 15 individuals, weights ranged between 600 and 3,250g (1.32 and 7.17 lb), and snout-vent lengths were between 17 and 32cm (6.7 and 12.6 in). The goliath frog is normally found in and near fast-flowing rivers with sandy bottoms in the Middle African countries of Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Their actual range spans from the last 200km (120 mi) of the Sanaga basin in Cameroon to the north to the last 50km (31 mi) of the Benito River basin in Equatorial Guinea to the south. The river systems in which these frogs live are often found in dense, extremely humid areas with relatively high temperatures.

But that is nothing compared to the Beelzebufo ampinga, a particularly large species of prehistoric frog described in 2008. Common names assigned by the popular media include devil frog, devil toad and the frog from hell.

The species may have grown to 41cm (16.1 in) and 4.5kg (9.9 lb) — larger than any living frogs, including the former described goliath frog, The head was big, and bones of the skull roof show a rugous external surface, indicating at least parts of the head may have borne bony scales, called scutes.

The skull sutures are open in even the biggest species of Beelzebufo, showing that it may have grown even bigger.

***
- W lại trẻ trâu rồi, xe của em dù có đi ra ngoại ô cũng không chạy đến 50km/h mà hễ đưa W phóng lên là 60,70 quất tới.
- Muốn chạy full cây không?
- Ừa, rồi công an kêu vô nha.
- Đâu có sao, ví dụ giờ kêu vô đòi xuất trình giấy tờ là W nói tao đel thích đưa đó, ngon thì giam xe đi ok bai.
- Douma xe em nha..
***
- Mua đồ ở đâu vậy W?
- Chỉ thì em cũng có biết đâu.
- Sao W đi xa quá vậy, đường gì ngoằn ngoèo ghê vậy?
-..
- Đúng đường không W?
-..
*hỏi 800 câu hỏi với chủ đề quãng đường*
- W có lộn hông? W mua cái gì ở tận đây vậy?
- Mua dâm. *hỏi lằm hỏi lốn*
***
- Xem gì vậy?
- Check tin nhắn, bạn kia rủ em đi chơi.
- Vậy à, đã gặp nhau ở ngoài chưa?
- Dạ rồi.
- Bạn em cũng lớn gan quá ha.
- Ủa sao vậy?
- Gặp em một lần rồi mà còn dám gặp lại.
- Douma.
***
- Cho uống miếng nước coi.
- W cũng có mà, tự uống của mình đi.
- Cho thì uống phân nửa, không cho thì uống hết. Thích cái nào?
- *căm phẫn chuyền ly nước qua*
***
- W, W thấy em đẹp không?
- Không.
- Vậy luôn, trên đời này có mỗi W chê em thôi đó.
- Ủa vậy rồi còn hỏi chi nữa?
- Em cũng được mà.
- Để coi, mặt trái xoài, môi máng xối, mũi con lươn, mắt thì giống hình miếng móng chân mới cắt. =))))
- Thôi im điiii, thô bỉ quá, W nói chuyện vậy rồi sao W có bồ nổi?
- À, W thì đâu có nói chuyện ngọt ngào, cung cách lịch thiệp như em.
- Đúng rồi đó. Em là ngọc thụ lâm phong, cốt cách ngút trời.
- Vậy bồ em đâu?
***
- Nè.
- Ủa gì dạ, quà cho em hả?
- Ừa, quà đó..
- Yeah, cám ơn W. Thương W.
- .. gộp chung của tất cả các dịp lễ trong năm.
- Douma W.
***

Những câu chuyện không hồi kết giữa tôi và đứa em thiểu năng. =))))) Đụng mặt là bị chọc ê chề mà không hiểu sao cứ đi theo hoài theo hoài. =))))

L eroina mi ha portato via così tante cose, diamine…
Le migliori amiche, che dicevano che non potevano continuare a guardarmi mentre mi distruggevo, mi hanno lasciata sola in uno dei momenti più duri dei miei 20 anni.. Ora una spaccia e l altra é messa come ero messa io ai tempi, io invece mi sto ripulendo…. Sarà il karma?
Mi ha portato via il mio ragazzo, due anni fa, in realtà lo hanno portato via i finanzieri ma sono dettagli…. Ai tempo credevo che potesse essere veramente lui l amore della mia vita, un anno e mezzo di relazione in cui faceva il finocchio col culo mio, dove lui stava agli arresti in casa mia a mangiare la torta alle mele di mia madre mentre io facevo da burattino, rischiavo la galera per lui a 16 anni, uscivo da scuola e mi facevo 50km per andargli a prendere la sua cazzo di eroina, tornavo a casa alle otto di sera, stavo fuori 14 ore al giorno e quasi nemmeno mi chiedeva come stavo quando rientravo …. È uscito a febbraio di quest anno e ha deciso che la vita da spacciatore era troppo gratificante, e dopo meno di un mese era di nuovo dentro.
Ho allontato la mia famiglia , ho deluso tutti, qui e là, chi più chi meno, ho fatto del male e causato sofferenze a chi più mi ama… Mamma nel periodo che sono scappata di casa, per quei tre mesi, una volta mi ha scritto che lei che non ha mai pregato, aveva cominciato a farlo, dormiva con un occhio aperto, in attesa di una chiamata dalla ospedale o dal carcere…. Era così frustrante…. Leggevo quei messaggi, tenevo il telefono con una mano e con l altra tenevo una siringa, credo di aver risposto un paio di volte Nell arco di quei mesi….cazzo non se lo meritava proprio lei, sapevo di farla soffrire e nonostante questo non riuscivo mai a essere sincera, ad abbassare la testa e tornare a casa, a darmi una ripulita,per lei…. Il giorno del mio compleanno ha fatto la denuncia di scomparsa dai carabinieri, l ho vista per caso quel giorno dentro un supermercato e mi ha dato un abbraccio con le lacrime agli occhi, era distrutta, l avevo distrutta io…. È stato in quell esatto momento che ho capito che nessuno e niente mi avrebbe impedito di rimettermi in carreggiata e sistemare le cose…. Ma alla sera ero di nuovo nello stesso posto, con le stesse persone, con una busta di roba in mano….
Sono stata cattiva con chi si meritava solo del bene, e ho dato del bene a chi invece si meritava palate di merda….
È passato del tempo, ho fatto passi avanti, a volte ho fatto anche corse all indietro invece,ma sono soddisfatta, ora non mi potrai portare via nulla, stupida droga del cazzo rovina tutto, rovina persone e rovina vite…ma sarai sempre l amore della mia vita

Undo Delete - Reaper76, BunnyRibbit (1/4)

Summary: Lucio and Hana, with the aid of Athena, find some old music files from what remains of the original Overwatch database.

(This was suppose to be shorter, but my urge to add some angst got the better of me…)

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anonymous asked:

who of the ot5 do you think has the highest tolerance for outdoorsy stuff, like camping/hiking/etc? who has the lowest?

haru- adores. adaptive. enjoys nature and a simple existence, fine with a tent, loves getting to take his time in environments without a need for so much regimen. away in the outdoors is a pretty ideal setting for him overall.

makoto- loves hiking, maybe not tents so much, but willing to camp for the activities that comes with it. easily lured or convinced to do anything by campfire treats. also enjoys the lack of structure and fresh air. 

sousuke- hiking takes forever and it’s sweaty in that unpleasant, sticky way only the forest can offer and it’s awful. lounging in the woods? a nice walk? sure, sounds great. fishing? with mosquitoes?? he chooses death. however, a bright and starry sky? can’t beat it.

rin- bit of a toss up with sousuke for whining just depending on the activities. hiking is great, fishing is a fun challenge. but that boy is eventually going to touch poison ivy or something itchy or splintery on a hike or walk. he ranks low because he starts to get restless and Over It one day into a four day trip.

kisumi- no tents. none. nada. won’t do it. camper, backseat of the car, or day trip. a campfire is literally a slow suffocation and the actual worst for skin and hair. marshmallows aren’t even that good. there are nasty little raccoons out there. everyone’s dirty. the hospital is 50km away and rin is in hives. who the fuck likes this. 

37 facts you probably didn't know about Australia

1. Australia is as wide as the distance between London to Moscow.
2. The biggest property in Australia is bigger than Belgium.
3. More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coast.
4. Australia was the second country in the world to allow women to vote (New Zealand was first).
5. The world’s oldest fossil, which is about 3.4 billion years old, was found in Australia.
6. Australia is very sparsely populated: The UK has 248.25 persons per square kilometre, while Australia has only 2.66 persons per square kilometre.
7. Australia has the highest electricity prices in the world.
8. There were over one million feral camels in outback Australia, until the government launched the $19m Feral Camel Management Program, which aims to keep the pest problem under control.
9. Australia is home to the longest fence in the world. It is 5,614 km long, and was originally built to keep dingoes away from fertile land.
10. Before the arrival of humans, Australia was home to megafauna: three metre tall kangaroos, seven metre long goannas, horse-sized ducks, and a marsupial lion the size of a leopard.
11. Kangaroos and emus cannot walk backward, one of the reasons that they’re on the Australian coat of arms.
12. Speaking of, Australia is one of the only countries where we eat the animals on our coat of arms.
13. If you visited one new beach in Australia every day, it would take over 27 years to see them all.
14. Melbourne has the world’s largest Greek population outside of Athens.
15. The Great Barrier Reef is the planet’s largest living structure.
16. The male platypus has strong enough venom to kill a small dog.
17. Australia has 3.3x more sheep than people.
18. Wombat poop is cube shaped! This helps it mark its territory.
19. The Australian Alps receive more snowfall than Switzerland.
20. A kangaroo is only one centimetre long when it is born.
21. The Box jellyfish has killed more people in Australia than stonefish, sharks and crocodiles combined.
22. Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world.
23. The average Aussie drinks 96 litres of beer per year.
24. In Australia, it is illegal to walk on the right-hand side of a footpath.
25. Australia is the only continent in the world without an active volcano.
26. 91% of the country is covered by native vegetation.
27. Moomba, Australia’s largest free festival, held in Melbourne, means ‘up your bum’ in many Aboriginal languages.
28.The wine cask (goon sack) is an Australian invention, along with the selfie.
29. Each year, Brisbane hosts the world championships of cockroach racing.
30. In 1932, the Australian military waged war on the emu population of Western Australia. Embarrassingly, they lost.
31. Eucalyptus oil is highly flammable, meaning gum trees may explode if ignited, or in bush fires
32. There have been instances of wallabies getting high after breaking into opium crops, then running around and making what look like crop circles.
33. An Australian man once tried to sell New Zealand on eBay.
34. The male lyrebird, which is native to Australia, can mimic the calls of over 20 other birds. If that’s not impressive enough, he can also perfectly imitate the sound of a camera, chainsaw and car alarm.
35. There have been no deaths in Australia from a spider bite since 1979.
36. There currently a chlamydia outbreak among koala species, which has led to a 15% drop in koala populations.
37. In NSW, there is a coal fire beneath the ground which has been burning for 5,500 years.

superluckystar  asked:

Hi i just wanted to say nice blog! And also a request plz! Gom reacting to finding out about their s/o crazy ways of driving!(speeding alot,cutting in front alot etc)

Haha, aww thanks cutie. xoxo. I hope you enjoy this!! <3


Generation of Miracles
“Slow down!" Kise yelped, holding on to the seatbelt for dear life.
You were currently speeding at 120km/hr on a 90km/hr street and was even holding the wheel leisurely with one hand.
"It’s okay. Nothing will happen,” you waved off his whining, even turning to look at him.
“Watch out!” He shrieked as you turned the wheel smoothly to avoid the lorry in front of you.
“See, it wasn’t that bad,” you teased when both of you finally reached your destination.
He climbed out of the car with wobbly legs and sat on a nearby bench.
“I am never sitting in _____-cchi car ever again.”
-
Akashi was clutching his seat with a pale face and clenched teeth.
“_____, I think you need to slow down. Watch out!” He raised his voice as you avoided the car and continued cutting lanes recklessly.
“It’s okay! I am a good driver!” You took a hand off the wheel to make a waving gesture.
“Both hands on the wheel!” He snapped, paling even further when you swerved to cut another lane.
“Okay, okay, don’t get your panties in a twist,” you joked.
“From now on, my chaffeur is going to drive us everywhere we go. You are never driving again,” he growled, closing his eyes as you drove on recklessly.
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Midorima had his doubts when you offered to drive but was eventually convinced by your puppy dog look.
“Don’t drive so fast! The car! The car!” He yelled, holding on to his lucky item with a death grip.
You simply laughed at his frightened look and stepped on the accelerator further.
“That’s 50km more than what you can drive on this road!” He yelped, fervently murmuring something under his breath.
“I am a good driver, Shin-chan,” you placated him.
“I am never going to sit in your car already nanodayo! Slow down!”
-
Aomine had always been a daredevil but when it came to sitting in your car, he immediately refused. In the end, you forced him into the car and got into the driver’s seat.
“I swear if you don’t slow down, you are going to hit that pole!” He yelled, hands clenched around the seatbelt.
“I won’t. I drive really well,” you replied, reaching over to pat his hand.
“Two hands on the wheel! How many… Look out!" 
His tanned face was pale and void of color due to fear.
"This is the last time I am letting you drive!” He hissed when both of you finally reached your destination.
You laughed and wrapped your arms around his waist, leaning up to kiss him.
“That’s what you always say.”
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Nothing much ever fazed Kuroko until he rode in your car.
“_____-kun, are you sure it is okay to drive so fast?” He asked through clenched teeth.
“Of course it is!” You replied, revving the engine more.
His hands gripped the seatbelt with a death grip and he seemed to be braced for death with the way he was acting.
“I think it would be safer for me to drive next time,” his voice came out weak as you increased your speed yet again.
-
Murasakibara was calmly chewing his potato chips as you sped across the road. Truth be told, he was an even scarier speed demon so you were the safer driver of you both.
“Ne, I think you can go faster. There are no cars in front, _____chin,” he stated, opening another packet of chips.
He didn’t even bat an eyelid when you started recklessly cutting lanes, instead simply taking out a lollipop to eat.