there i am on the news

so @joliemariella went and made this amazing freaking picture and has been telling me about this adorable little-mermaid-based au idea of hers and my hand slipped for several, several hours, oh dear.

Warm Fuzzy Wednesday

Hello all. This week has been a rough one for the world, so far. I would like to take a moment here to acknowledge the attacks in Manchester and Marawi City in the Philippines. I am constantly horrified that people who are capable of such evil exist in the world, but, as Fred Rogers put it, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” I am sincerely in awe of and inspired by everyone who has been able to help, in whatever capacity they were able. I am eternally grateful that no one that I know has been caught up in these attacks, but I am, of course, deeply saddened about everyone who has been affected. All the victims and their families have my deepest sympathies. I don’t know enough about what’s happening in Marawi, but what I have seen is frightening. I’m not sure how to help at this point, but I fervently hope that this can be resolved quickly, without further civilian casualties. 🇬🇧 🇵🇭

This week’s question was inspired by the Outlander series, specifically by a conversation between two characters that I won’t even mention the names of so that I don’t spoil anyone who hasn’t read that far in the books. If you were trapped in the past–say, in the mid to late 1700s–what would you miss the most from your own time? 

Originally posted by ungifable

As always, all are welcome to join in. I look forward to seeing everyone’s answers! (No cheating this week. I mean it!)

The chaos in Marawi City saddens my heart very much. My school is located there and my some of my college friends are still inside the university complex, unable to reach out for help from the outside. And now all I can do to help them is provide news from the outside and inform them about evacuations. Our university might be in lock down, heavily guarded by the military, but food and supplies are running out. That is why I am in the peak of praying that help and rescue will come to them.

I might have despised my school before but it I learned to love it in my two years of studying there. And now I just can’t believe that the threats and warnings we’ve been receiving a few weeks ago is now taking place.

To you guys who read this post up to this part, please help me in praying for my friends’ safety, and that rescue and food will come to them. Pretty please. Thank you.

30 day otp challenge | day 2: on a date

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this is truly one of the most puzzling and cryptic lines in all of star wars. i saw this episode months and months ago and i’m still thinking about this line. anakin, what is the story behind this piece of wisdom? what could you possibly have discovered in a shady farmer’s barn on tatooine when you were a small child that would stick with you enough to make you say this 10+ years later? why were you investigating barns in the first place? were you a 9-year-old detective? this boy has Seen Some Shit

Okay since tumblr is extremely america-centric we’re only hearing about trump but this post is there for me to freak out about Dutch Trump: 

^^ that guy. Geert Wilders. Far right asshole first class.

The elections are in march 2017 and he is biggest in the polls. Which makes me extremely scared. A few reasons:

  • He wants to go out of the EU, and get rid of the euro (plain bad idea)
  • Extremely islamophobic
  • Wants to ban certain newspapers. Banning ideas: Horrible Sign #1
  • ‘’Do you want more or less morrocans?’’ [crowd chants ‘’less, less, less-’’] (he is being prosecuted for hate speech now, mostly for this and his comments about islam: ‘’cleansing’’ the N of muslims, banning the Koran etc.)
  • Was literally not let into australia to give his speech. Thats how bad he is.
  • Anti-refugee

Can other Dutch people add to this list?

Hey do you guys remember that time when Zuko took lightning for Katara and then the two never talked again and weren’t even friends

Everything we know about Stranger Things season 2 (so far)

  • Will is most likely suffering from PTSD—he’s seeing things from the upside down and can’t quite tell if they’re real or not.
  • Hopper is attempting to keep all the events of last season, like the disappearance of Barb, a secret in order to protect Joyce and the kids.
  • Siblings Nancy and Mike have changed and are mourning the (seeming) deaths of friends Barb and Eleven. “She and Mike are both the most screwed-up because they’re the ones who both lost someone,” says co-creator Ross Duffer. “They’re both grappling with that, and we see the effects.”
  • Max (New female character, 13 years old) becomes pals with the boys and attracts romantic interest from Lucas and Dustin.
  • Max’s brother Billy doesn’t exactly make friends and Matt Duffer had this to say about him: “Stephen King always has really great human villains. The evil in the real world is often as bad or worse than the supernatural evil, so we wanted to introduce a character like that.”
  • The rift to the upside down is still open
  • Dustin will get polliwog-like pet and Gaten Matarozzo says: “It’s a little creature I get to bond with. It’s obviously not from this planet or this dimension.”
Good Things that Happened in 2016

·         New chemotherapy breakthroughs have increased the 5-year survival for pancreatic cancer from 16% to 27% (and is getting better)

·         Scientists figured out how to link robotic limbs with the part of the brain that deals with intent to move so people don’t have to think about how they will move the limb, it can just happen.

·         Child mortality is down everywhere and it keeps going down.

·         Thanks to the ice bucket challenge the gene responsible for ALS has been found, meaning we are closer to an effective treatment. Let me rephrase that: we are close to getting a treatment for a very bad disease because a lot of people (including really hot celebrities) got wet.

·         A solar powered plan circumnavigated the world.

·         Michael Jordan donates 2mil to try and help bridge connection between police and the community.

·         Tiger numbers are growing.

·         And manatees.

·         And pandas.

·         Pakistan has made strides toward outlawing honor killings.

·         70,000 Muslim clerics declared a fatwa against ISIS.

·         Pokemon Go players went insane with placing lure modules near hospitals for sick kids.

·         California is now powering over 6 million homes with solar power, a record in the US (and that is the tightest shit)

·         Volunteers in India planted 50 million trees in 24 hours.

·         Apparently world crime as a whole has drastically declined as a whole in the last couple of decades.

·         Coffee consumption has been proved to help curtail cancer and suicide rates.

·         Speaking of coffee Starbucks figured out how to donate perishable food in a food safe way.

·         500 elephants were relocated to a better, safer and bigger home.

·         We made massive strides in Alzheimers’ prevention (my grandmother literally told me that scares her more than getting cancer this is very good news)

·         The ozone layer is repairing itself and all the work we did to get rid of those aerosol chemicals was actually worth it.

·         A new therapy developed in Israel could cure radiation sickness.

·         The Anglican church resolved to solemnize same-sex unions the same as opposite-sex unions which required a super majority of all three orders of the church (lay, clergy, bishop).

·         The Rabbinical Assembly issued a resolution affirming the rights of transgender and non-conforming individuals.

·         Precision treatments for cancer are hitting clinical trials and WORKING (as someone who’s had relatives with cancer this is the best news)

·         Dentists are once again providing free care to veterans who need it.

·         The Orlando Shakespeare Festival showed up with angel wings to block funeral-goers for the Orlando Pulse victims, view from anti-gay protesters

·         Rise Women’s Legal Centre opened

·         Death by heart disease has decreased by 70% in the United States

·         Two brothers saw color for the first time thanks to specially-designed glasses

• Portugal ran its entire nation solely on renewable energy for four days straight

·         A retiree is launching a project to transport 80 endangered rhinos to an Australian reservation to save the animals from poaching

·         An Afghan teacher has been delivering books via bicycle to villages that lack schools

·         Harriet Tubman is going to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

·         200 strangers attended the funeral of a homeless WW2 veteran with no family

·         A teen battling cancer married his sweetheart

·         Bank firm pays for college tuition for the children of employees who died in the 9/11 attacks

·         New medicine has been shown to increase melanoma survival rate to 40%

·         Over 800 Boko Harem Hostages were rescued by Nigerian Army

·         Toys R Us is Offering Quiet Shopping Hour for kids with autism this holiday season

·         Volunteers made special tiny Halloween costumes for NICU babies

·         A 4-year old befriends a lonely man and helped him heal after losing his wife

·         Families grew

·         People survived c ancer

·         People overcame depression

·         Any kind of victory, even if it affects only one person,  is a victory

·         Now for the pop culture good news

·         LEONARDO DICAPRIO WON AN OSCAR! EVERYONE READING THIS LIVED LONG ENOUGH TO SEE LEO FINALLY GET WHAT HE DESERVED

·         There’s a new Harry Potter book

·         And a movie

·         Harry Potter has no plans on vanishing with time

·         This sweet father gave candy to passengers on a flight so his little girl could trick or treat on Halloween

·         LET ME TALK ABOUT ALL THE KICK ASS MOVIES WE GOT THIS YEAR OH MY GOD

·         Kung Fu Panda 3, this franchise is still going strong despite that its about a panda played by Jack Black

·         Jungle Book. The amazing remake none of us saw coming

·         Finding Dory. I haven’t seen it yet but I’ve heard good things

·         Kubo and the Two Strings. Haven’t seen that yet as well but its Laika so I know it’s a masterpiece

·         Deadpool. The beautiful and super accurate R-rated marvel film

·         Captain America: Civil War. Seriously is the best marvel movie yet in my opinion I need more.

·         Zootopia. Oh don’t mind me I’m just a movie that tackled the issue of racism and not only game changed animated films but also made a billion dollars

·         The Hamilton Mixtape is coming out. Which is a bunch of artists singing songs from the musical (Sia, Usher, Regina Spketor, etc.) I’m excited.

·         A personal victory for myself, I joined Tumblr and met angels in blog form so…that’s uplifting.

·         And I met my favorite voice actor at a con which was a bucket list accomplishment.

Good Things that have yet to happen this year

·         Birthdays

·        Thanksgiving

·         Black Friday

·         Moana

·         Christmas

Good things that have nothing to do with the year but will hopefully make you feel better

·         Puppies

·         Chocolate

·         Rainbows

·         Rain (I like listening to rain it’s one of the most calming sounds)

·         Cartoons

·         Kissing

·         Music

·         Friends

·         FF: If you are a religious person you are an imperfect masterpiece

·         FF: If you are not then you are a splendid coincidence

·         Any year spent with loved ones be they family or friends is a good year. Trust me.

·         ”A laugh can be a very powerful thing. Why, sometimes in life, it’s the only weapon we have” –Roger Rabbit

#NeverForgetTheGood


*Plz feel free to add other good news (even if it’s something small like you ate cheesecake THAT is good news)

*at the end of the year I plan to remake this list with new things, fixed mistakes and links but will be posting from my side blog @iamrainbow

my mom: why are you crying on the floor?

me: chris evans may be quitting as captain america after infinity war

my mom:

my mom:

my mom: *starts crying on the floor with me*

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Ive never felt so gutted in my entire life. I can’t seem to comprehend exactly what has happened. I just want to to send my love to everybody affected by this & to Ariana and the team. I can’t imagine what they are going through. Concerts are events people should never be afraid to attend, they are places for love and complete happiness & i am so sorry that things took an opposite direction last night. I hope i speak for every Artist by saying that we will not stop spreading positivity and love through music no matter the situation.