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hp quotes // “‘Oy, you! 'Arry Potter!’ shouted a particularly grim-looking dwarf, elbowing people out of the way to get to Harry.
Hot all over at the thought of being given a Valentine in front of a queue of first years, which happened to include Ginny Weasley, Harry tried to escape. The dwarf, however, cut his way through the crowd by kicking people’s shins, and reached him before he’d gone two paces.
'I’ve got a musical message to deliver to 'Arry Potter in person,’ he said, twanging his harp in a threatening sort of way.”

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News: Bessatsu Shonen May 2017 Issue


Original Release Date: April 8th, 2017
Retail Price: 620 Yen


Kodansha has released the Shingeki no Kyojin cover of May 2017′s Bessatsu Shonen, featuring Levi, Armin, Mikasa, and Eren in an homage to the Reaction Guys meme!

The issue will contain SnK Chapter 92, and it will also include a clear file featuring Reiner, Bertholt, Armin, and Eren playing chess.


Update (April 4th, 2017): Isayama’s editor, Kawakubo Shintaro, shares an additional image of both items!

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Evening Gents, @phantom-of-the-keurig and I have been busy collaborating…

Here’s some angst art I made in collaboration with Keurig! Some of you might recognise the bottom image… In addition to this my pal Susan has brilliantly written this oneshot, which can be found here…

https://m.fanfiction.net/s/12675886/1/Forever-yours

Waterparks Isn't A Real Band. A Conspiracy Theory:

okay follow me here.

Waterparks isn’t a real band. They are a manufactured plug-in to fill the void in the scene that catered predominately to the preteen/young teen girl audience. 5 seconds of summer had filled that void up until the end of 2015 when they fell off the face of the earth to take time for themselves and start on their third album, this is also when parts of their fanbase began weening themselves off to look for other bands to put their time into until they came back.

Waterparks was fully exposed when they were apart of the vans warped tour lineup last year. There is next to nothing about them before their warped tour performances. It is difficult to get your band on the warped lineup (if you’re in a band, you know that it isn’t the easiest thing to become apart of). Why was it almost *too* easy for them to get themselves on the lineup and to cultivate decent sized crowds during the tour? Some could argue talent, but is there more to it? Why was that tour, more or less, their debut as a band? And why are all three of them, from a marketing standpoint, so carefully crafted and sold in a way to cater to these young girls?

I’m going to focus solely on Geoff and Awsten here when speaking of images. Geoff’s personality is based in the foundation of being goofy and sensitive. He is the typical young guy that plays video games, loves pokémon, is obsessed with all things fantasy, and he wears a zelda necklace to drive that point home. He is arguably the sweetest member of the band when it comes to band/fan relationships and encounters. He supports and encourages fan art and talent. He makes sure that fans feel special and loved, and he is very sweet on his girlfriend on public social media platforms. He speaks both in person and on social media like a down to earth script for young girls.

Awsten, on the other hand, is the embodiment of that kawaii and quirky guy all these young girls fantasize about being with or being best friends with because he’s different! and funny! and his social media is very VERY young-driven to the point where he acts incredibly younger than just being an immature boy with a social media handle which goes with his constant yelling and caps lock. His dyed hair is just another addition to his image because it sets him apart and connects him to the fanbase because so many teen girls have colors in their hair (which isn’t negative in any way none of what i’m saying is derogatory towards young girls. i’m the biggest advocate for young girls. i’m just explaining a theory). and he wears colors, patterns, designs, and just overall outfits that are on trend for teens. Awsten Knight is the biggest selling point for the group- not just because he is the frontman. He is the manic pixie dream boy that sits very well with his name being spelled as “AWSTEN.” He is a con job manufactured to manipulate and capitalize off of young girls for the scene to make more money and gain popularity with that very valuable spot. Awsten Knight is a creation of many people. He was created in a board room.

Their music is the perfect blend of that pop-rock sound that has been missing from the scene for a long while now. They sound very similar to the neon pop-punk era that peaked between 2007-2011. The lyrics are very surface level, and they cater predominantly to a teen audience that they can relate to (this isn’t much of an indication of anything because many bands lyrics *can* be that way but it still stands here).

but everything from their marketing to their image to their brand to their album cover to their aesthetic to their stage presence and banter is driven to fill this void in the scene. I’ve also heard from a trustworthy friend that they don’t really allow new crew members (especially if they’re women) because the girlfriends aren’t comfortable with it. But, is this a coverup? Is it really because they don’t want anyone from the outside to get into the inner circle and figure out they aren’t a genuinely real band so they use the girlfriend excuse so it isn’t a bit off or strange? because if they didn’t they’d have the scares of being #exposed for what their true purpose is.

so yeah conspiracy theory thread: Waterparks is a manufactured band.

Summer 2017 - This beautifully touching photograph of Rima, with a lovely photograph of Alan in the background, was taken in Tuscany this past summer during the 20th anniversary celebration and nuptial renewals of Alan’s and Rima’s long-time friends, Dexter Fletcher and Dalia Ibelhauptaitė. 

(Additional images from this event).

Copyright © Dalia Ibelhauptaitė

Resembling festive lights on a holiday wreath, this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy M74 is an iconic reminder of the impending season. Bright knots of glowing gas light up the spiral arms, indicating a rich environment of star formation.

Messier 74, also called NGC 628, is a stunning example of a “grand-design” spiral galaxy that is viewed by Earth observers nearly face-on. Its perfectly symmetrical spiral arms emanate from the central nucleus and are dotted with clusters of young blue stars and glowing pink regions of ionized hydrogen (hydrogen atoms that have lost their electrons). These regions of star formation show an excess of light at ultraviolet wavelengths. Tracing along the spiral arms are winding dust lanes that also begin very near the galaxy’s nucleus and follow along the length of the spiral arms.

M74 is located roughly 32 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Pisces, the Fish. It is the dominant member of a small group of about half a dozen galaxies, the M74 galaxy group. In its entirety, it is estimated that M74 is home to about 100 billion stars, making it slightly smaller than our Milky Way.

The spiral galaxy was first discovered by the French astronomer Pierre Méchain in 1780. Weeks later it was added to Charles Messier’s famous catalog of deep-sky objects.

This Hubble image of M74 is a composite of Advanced Camera for Surveys data taken in 2003 and 2005. The filters used to create the color image isolate light from blue, visible, and infrared portions of the spectrum, as well as emission from ionized hydrogen (known as HII regions).

A small segment of this image used data from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and the Gemini Observatory to fill in a region that Hubble did not image.

For additional information, contact:

Ray Villard
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.
410-338-4514
villard@stsci.edu

Keith Noll
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.
410-338-1828
noll@stsci.edu

Lars Lindberg Christensen
ESA/Hubble, Garching, Germany
011-49-89-320-06-306
lars@eso.org

Object Names: M74, NGC 628

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Acknowledgment: R. Chandar (University of Toledo) and J. Miller (University of Michigan)

Time And Space

theunacceptablepylades  asked:

if you think blue and henry didn't take gansey into claire to get his ears pierced on like,, the second day of their road trip then you don't understand just who these kids are

step 1: get out of this town
step 2: get gansey’s ear pierced
step 3: ???
step 4: profit

anonymous asked:

Do you have any blogs like yours that you recommend?

( Melly’s Mod Notes: I’ve actually been tinkering with a recommended page for a while now! Complete with a filter and everything. Definitely not phone-friendly so I’ll also be listing my recommended blogs, along with putting links to their rules and tags and etc, here as well.

LIST OF MELLY’S RECOMMENDED BLOGS

PATCHWORKGREMLIN
( ‘SKETCHY WRITINGS’ / RULES )
tags: scenarios | headcanons

SELF INDULGENT SCRIBBLES
( 'GOTTA LOVE ROBOTS’ / RULES )
tags: tag index

ROCKSINMUFFIN
( 'ROCKSINMUFFIN’ )
tags: transformers

STRAIGHTOUTTACYBERTRON
( 'A SHIP FULL OF HOT ROBOTS’ / RULES )
tags: category ask | headcanons

ROBOTRASHCENTRAL
( 'LET’S SMOOCH SOME ROBOTS’ / RULES )
tags: imagines

MECHANOPHILIC-TECHNOSEXUAL
( 'DO THE ROBOT’ / RULES )
tags: headcanons | scenarios

THE ENERGON HOLE
( 'THE ENERGON HOLE’ / RULES )
tags: master tag list

I would add more blogs to this, I really would, but I’m scared of being too presumptuous/rude to the blog runners who want to be left alone so. Yeah.

If anyone is interested in having their imagines blog part of my page of recommended blogs, let me know. I’ll be updating this periodically when I come across new blogs and the like.

Hope this helps you out, anon! )

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Hooded Mantis Nymph (Rhombodera sp., Mantidae) by itchydogimages
Via Flickr:
Pu'er, Yunnan, China see comments for additional image (another individual)….

anonymous asked:

Can I please request fluffy headcanons with the reader + Cygate?

( Melly’s Mod Notes: Coming right up! Feel free to send requests involving a ship and the reader since these are a delight to write for me. )


✦ It’s Tailgate who falls for the human first. At first he notices them because smaller than him and that makes them super cute in his optics already. What has him coming back for more than just cuddles is their easy laughter, their warm eyes, and their funny sense of humour. (Even if they need to explain half the jokes to him. They don’t mind at all and their patience helps him fall for them a little bit more.)

✦ Cyclonus, at first, only tolerates the human’s presence when they begin to hang out with Tailgate and him from time to time. They’re nice enough, he supposes, and at least Tailgate wasn’t exaggerating about how their face lights up when they smile and how soft and gentle their movements are when being careful and… and… oh no.  When the human begins to spend time with him, and only him, this when he gets flustered and realises he’s in love with them.

✦ The human falls for the two later on and now they all have feelings for each other but are rather shy to admit it in fear of hurting the others’ feelings one way or another. The rest of Lost Light is frustrated by the awkward dance of expectations and silences because no no no no. They don’t want to go through this again. Tailgate and Cyclonus pining after each other was bad enough as is. In the end it’s Rung who pulls the human aside, suggesting perhaps they take the plunge after he gently points out the glaringly obvious signs of love and affection the pair hold for them and vice versa. Rung is a saint.

✦ The human sits the the pair down and admits their feelings to the couple, stumbling over their words now and then but their sincerity, their love for them is plain as day at the end. After a moment has passed, Cyclonus will gather up his courage and reach out to hold both the human’s hand and Tailgate’s. He may not be great with words but actions? That he can do. Tailgate is just so excited and happy over these turn of events that he’s. He’s only able to make little beep! noises for the rest of the night cycle and it absolutely melts the human’s and Cyclonus’ hearts. They must protect this marshmallow at all costs.

✦ Speaking of protection: The human is the most protected organic ever whenever shore leave happens. Between Tailgate’s raw strength and Cyclonus’ refined skills, nothing and no one will lay a hand on the human and the two ‘bots will make sure of that.

✦ Cyclonus approached their human with the proposition that they, perhaps, move in with them. The human agrees and now one whole wall in the habsuite is dedicated to photos of the trio’s adventures together. Some photos mysteriously disappear now and then. Both the human and Tailgate pretend to not notice that and the fact Cyclonus seems to be hiding some things under his pillow. Hmmmm.

✦ The pair take turns on who gets to cuddle their human for the night so they’re nice and warm during the cycle, it’s one of the favourite past times for the three of them. Also Cyclonus will deny being a cuddler but Tailgate and the human know the truth. He gives the second best cuddles out of everyone on the Lost Light.

✦ Sometimes, the last thing the human sees before drifting off to sleep is Cyclonus and Tailgate reaching out to hold the other’s servo. It always puts a smile on their face.

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Lymantrine Moth (Arctornis sp., Lymantriinae, Erebidae) por itchydogimages
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Pu'er, Yunnan, China see comments for additional image (another individual)….

Reflections on Surgery

I went into surgery scared.  I heard rumors of crazy schedules, apathetic residents, confusing pimp sessions in the OR when you just don’t know what to say, and people cursing and yelling more than what’s considered to be normal.  Well, all of things happened.  I was at the hospital from 430am-630pm EVERY DAY. On weekends, it was only 5am-noon.  I never worked so hard in my life, but the work was different than I expected.  I had to work hard to be heard by residents and actually contribute to the team.  I had to really come up with good ways to be involved in patient care.  My goal everyday was to do one thing that was actually helpful for a patient, not just helpful for my education.  When I scrubbed out of my last surgery, an emergent abdominal bleed due to a mets carcinoid tumor coming from the ED, I actually felt sad.  I didnt want to go.  I had been so busy, but I could sense I really loved surgery.  But as I walked out on my last day feeling genuinely depressed it was over, I was certain I had loved it.  Surgery is probably the most difficult rotations because of the exhaustion compounded onto a fast schedule.  I barely had time to catch up with my own thoughts during the rotation, and it was only over this last weekend I realized what I thought about it and how to do well (I got my evaluations this weekend and I was told by an attending I was the “best medical student he’s ever worked with.  I thought it was a prank, but apparently not!).  

How to Succeed on Surgery Rotations:

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