and this cements that


Normally I don’t post celebrities Instagrams but I think this is noteworthy.


Seawater is the secret to long-lasting Roman concrete
Ancient recipe has lasted 2,000 years thanks to chemical reactions that result in a rare mineral.

Ancient Romans built concrete sea walls that have withstood pounding ocean waves for more than 2,000 years. Now, an international team has discovered a clue to the concrete’s longevity: a rare mineral forms during chemical reactions between the concrete and seawater that strengthen the material.

Structural engineers might be able to use these insights to make stronger, more-sustainable concrete, says team leader Marie Jackson, a geologist at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She and her colleagues report their findings on 3 July in American Mineralogist1.

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anonymous asked:

What was the exact moment of which you began shipping Rey and Kylo/Ben?

i really love the holy trinity of the astro ships they have their own unique dynamic like 

socky is the innocent, budding puppy-like affection, the incessant, playful squabbling in relationships, the foolishness and childishness of youth in love, the purest of the pure intentions

binu is the one with the obvious sexual tension, the disgusting lovesick gazing 24/7, the longing and lusting, the cloying romance, the sKINSHIP, 10/10 would elope 

myungjin is the grow-old-with-you kind of love, the i-want-to-spend-the-rest-of-forever-with-you kind of cheese, the would-be-parents, the couple with lasting commitments, the tRUE LOVE 

A Better World

“Remember our plans to sail around the world on a boat? Take this book, get on a boat, and sail as far away as you can, to the edge of the Earth!”

On this Earth, my brother listened to me and took Journal 1 away from Gravity Falls…