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oh holy jesus fuck Ryan Mason is in hospital after the Chelsea-Hull match. beat Cahill to a header but came off worse in a horrible collision of heads (x) - was on the ground for 9 minutes and left the pitch on a stretcher with an oxygen mask and neck brace. makes me go cold. really hope he’s OK, bless him, sending all my good wishes

anonymous asked:

I saw one of your posts of some schools offering Quidditch as a sport, can you name these schools?

Sure thing, ya badass!

  • Sam Houston State University (recent Quidditch champs at the Snow Cup Fantasy Tournament)
  • Rice University
  • Baylor University
  • Colorado State University
  • Boston University
  • Arizona State University
  • College of Charleston
  • Emory University
  • Florida International University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida State University
  • Emerson College
  • Clark University
  • George Mason University
  • Grove City College
  • Harvard University
  • Illinois State University
  • Iowa State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola University - Chicago
  • Loyola University - New Orleans
  • Miami University
  • Mansfield University
  • Lock Haven University
  • New York University
  • Ohio State
  • Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Penn State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Rutgers University
  • San Jose State University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A&M
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Tech
  • University of North Carolina 
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Tulane University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Florida
  • University of Missouri
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Rochester
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of Vermont
  • Utah State University
  • Wichita State University

… And of course Hogwarts. 

Now go get your “woollongong shimmy” on!

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On this day in music history: February 29, 1980 - Buddy Holly’s signature horn rimmed glasses are found in the archives of the Gordo County Sheriffs office in Mason City, IA. Thought to have been lost in the plane crash in February 1959 that claimed Holly’s life, they are discovered in a sealed manila envelope in the Sheriffs office in Mason City, IA. The prescription glasses were originally found on April 7, 1959, two months after the crash buried in a snow drift. Holly originally purchased the glasses from his optometrist Dr. J. Davis Armistead in 1957 for $20, who in turn acquired the Faiosa plastic frames while on vacation in Mexico City. They are returned to Holly’s widow Maria Elena, who keeps them until October 1998. The glasses are purchased from her for $80,000 by the non-profit cultural organization Civic Lubbock in Holly’s hometown of Lubbock, TX, and are on permanent display at the Buddy Holly Center along with numerous other artifacts that were owned by the rock & roll icon.

Happy November bookworms! I finished rereading City of Bones yesterday to welcome this month’s reading task.

This November is gonna be a world of Shadowhunters for me ➰ The last time I read COB was two years ago, and now that I read it after TID, I could actually see it clearer now.

I was never the type of reader who rereads a lot, I’m more of a one-time thing but now, I realized the second time is actually better! and I cant help it but OMG JACE I LOVE YOU ❤️❤️ I hate this incest thing going on so I already started City of Ashes to end this but I’m sensing its not gonna end soon. 🙄

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April 3rd 1968: King’s last speech

On this day in 1968, the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. made his last speech, the day before his assassination. The Baptist minister from Georgia first came to national attention for his leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, which attempted to desegregate buses in the city. This event is considered by many the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, which saw a national effort to end discrimination against African-Americans. King was one of many leaders, but became the face of the movement for his non-violent tactics and powerful oratory. In 1963, during the March on Washington, King delivered the crowning speech of the struggle - the ‘I have a dream’ speech. Beyond his role in combating racial inequality, King also focused on tackling poverty and advocating peace, especially during the Vietnam War. In April 1968, King visited Memphis in solidarity with striking sanitation workers. It was at the Mason Temple in this city that he delivered his ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech, widely considered one of the finest of his long career. The very next day, King was assassinated at his Memphis hotel by James Earl Ray. His final speech was remarkably prophetic, as he appeared to acknowledge he would not live long, and invoked the Biblical story of Moses, who led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. Moses died before he could enter the Promised Land, though God allowed him to view it from atop Mount Nebo before he died. Though King didn’t know it, he too died before he saw his dream come to fruition, and since his death comparisons between the civil rights leader and Biblical prophet have abounded.

Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. And He’s allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I’ve looked over. And I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land.”

“They built and rebuilt the massive Rippling Walls as Caelondia’s borders spread.”

“The Masons. We built the city strong, now there’s only two of us.”

The walls that surrounded caelondia’s workings and interests were long and tall, in contrast to the tunnels running deep to the east. Acting as both builder and militia, the masons were a unit of strong and brave caelondian soldiers. The would patrol the wall, protecting the boarders from invasions and expanding them further. They had a grueling, thankless job. And often time one tour is all they do. But as soon as the kid got back. He left again. There wasn’t anything left for him there 

this one was fun to do! I tried to create a more graphic look with outligning them and it paid off well! hope you enjoyed. next week is going to be the bastion itself! and then… then comes the big 4.