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9 Types of Emotional Manipulators

1. The Constant Victim - This kind of individual will always finds a way to end up as a victim in their relationships.

2. One-Upmanship Expert – This person uses put downs, snide remarks and criticisms, to show that they’re superior, and know much more than you.

3. Powerful Dependents – They hide behind the mask of being weak and powerless – then use their helplessness to dominate relationships. That is, they send the subtle message “you must not let me down.”

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Basically the entirety of yesterday’s streams! finally got around to posting. 

most of these designs are mine but the bottom left 9 ninjago designs are @transninjacole‘s bc honestly theyre really great character designs & i wanted to draw them ^u^ 

theres a lot of ocs on here, if youre curious about any just ask 

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From Nasty to Drinkable: Tiny Device Plopped in Water Kills 99.999% of Bacteria

This nanostructured device, about half the size of a postage stamp, uses sunlight to quickly disinfect water. It consists of thin flakes of molybdenum disulfide arranged like walls on a glass surface and topped with a thin layer of copper. Light falling on the walls triggers formation of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and other “reactive oxygen species” that kill bacteria.

“Our device looks like a little rectangle of black glass. We just dropped it into the water and put everything under the sun, and the sun did all the work,” said Chong Liu Ph.D, lead author of the report.

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SUMMER WHITE FLAPPER DRESS

Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve done an outfit post, so here is my favorite dress at the moment: White Lace Ruffle Flapper Dress! I’ve worn this dress three times already and I cannot get enough. Many strangers have complimented on it too! It is my go-to summer dress and I have no shame in being an outfit repeater with this dress…not at all.

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HYDNORA AFRICANA

This plant certainly is one of the most bizarre-looking plants on our planet. 
It is called the Hydnora africana, a parasitic plant that grows almost completely underground on the roots of shrubby plants in the arid desert regions of southern Africa. The only part that rises above the desert sand is its fleshy flower that looks more like the head of a blind snake!

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