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703: Drone Xenomorph (Alien Franchise)

With covenant getting released, I wanted to give some love to one of the most iconic monsters in film history. Give the movie some support if you feel like it!

Probably My Favorite Scene From The Original

677: The Ood

Used to love the David Tennant run, and these sweethearts were the best. 

Requested by: red-and-gold-gears

The Doctor And Donna Are Attacked By The Ood

Yale renames Calhoun College in honor of Grace Murray Hopper

Yale University will officially change the name of Calhoun College, its residential college named after John C. Calhoun — an 1804 graduate, South Carolina politician and infamous white supremacist.

It will instead rename the complex after Grace Murray Hopper, “a United States Navy Rear admiral who made pivotal advances in computer science,” the Yale Daily News reported Saturday. Read more. (2/11/17, 7:44 PM)

The oceans — their sea levels, temperatures and acidity all on the rise — do not read Breitbart News in the United States or the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom, which by spreading science denial put the most vulnerable at risk.
—  Cynthia Barnett’s Op-Ed in the LA Times, read here. 

662: Space Oddity (David Bowie)

Sentient alien satellite orbiting Earth for thousands of years, turning from what was hostile intent to admiration of humanity.

Requested by Anonymous

I Miss You Bowie

Writing Prompt #138

As the stars whizzed past, my stomach pressed firmly against my spine. I clapped my hand over my mouth, wondering why lighttravel felt so sickeningly long. This trip better have been worth it.


Here’s what happens to your brain when you’re in love

A wise sage named Kesha once said “Your love is a drug.” It would seem she’s done her research.

Researchers over the past few decades have examined the brains of those struck by cupid’s arrow and unearthed some remarkable findings, revealing just how potent an effect love and attraction have on brain chemistry.

“Falling in love causes our body to release a flood of feel-good chemicals that trigger specific physical reactions,” Dr. Patricia Mumby, a professor in psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine, told Science Daily. “This internal elixir of love is responsible for making our cheeks flush, our palms sweat and our hearts race.” Read more

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