hey-beth

On occasion, when I have some free time on set, I find myself reading news articles about scientific investigations and discoveries. Perhaps the thing that has most intrigued me in recent times is the correlation between sex and intoxication. Some suggest that the more alcohol you have, the more likely you are to suffer from “whiskey dick”, as it is so aptly named. Others say that certain types of alcohol increase your libido. I honestly don’t know what to believe. Also, hi! For those who don’t know me, I am Tom.

ofcursedsoul asked:

❝ i'm gonna die. it's fine. ❞

> break my muse in five words or less.
> @ofcursedsoul
> you can only send these if ur not monique. 

❝ no i’m NOT gonna let that happen. ❞ she’d never really gotten along with hayden, but she still wasn’t going to let her die. the bullet wound looked bad      really bad. like, the more you looked at it the worse it got. hayden probably wouldn’t make it unless they could get her to a hospital. in fact, they probably wouldn’t even be able to do that. she may be bleeding to death, but the girl sure puts up a fight. ❝ you’re not gonna die. ❞ she’s gonna die.

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One fruit, two fruit, old fruit, new fruit

KJ asks:

It’s summer and I need some new food in my life.  What should I try?

Fresh fruit is one of my favorite summer treats.  If you are in the market for something new and exciting, here’s some wilder things to try:

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Dragonfruit or Pitahaya“ by Luke Lawreszuk is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Dragonfruit has the consistency of a kiwi but a milder, sweeter taste.  The outside is bright pink and green (looks like dragon skin) and the insides can be white or pink with black seeds.

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kumquats” by Howard Walfish is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Kumquats are about the size of grapes and look like small oranges.  Incredibly sour, you actually eat them whole, rind and all.  Rolling the rind in your hands before eating is supposed to release extra sweetness to balance out the tart, but personally I haven’t had any luck with that.  Let me know if you do!

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rambutan“ by benchristen is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0
Rambutans, if you’ve never seen them before, may be one of the most alien-looking fruits out there.  Pink on the outside with a seemingly furry appearance, the pitted fruit inside is very sweet and refreshing.  Something to know about rambutans are not like bananas in that they do not continue to ripen after being picked.  When picking them, choose rambutans with a bright pink outside and the closer to green you can find the ‘hairs’, the better.