criminalwisdom: L’Inconnue de la Seine (Unknown Woman of the Seine) In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine in Paris. She was apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster…

lapetitecoccinelle: Edith Piaf age 19 Insightful…

The U.S. of Ignorance

There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’ Isaac Asimov (via themadeshop)

wirrow: ROLL UP ROLL UP WIN THIS HAND DRAWN POSTER ! ! (ink on banana paper, 2’6” length. click for detail) —————- write a tiny story about dreams *☽ i’ll go through the reblogs to pick my fav and send you this drawing for freees. keep it tiny. [like 20-30 words] winner should be prepared to upload…

Resolutions – Franz Kafka

“To LIFT yourself out of a miserable mood, even if you have to do it by strength of will, should be easy. I force myself out of my chair, stride round the table, exercise my head and neck, make my eyes sparkle, tighten the muscles round them. Defy my own feelings, welcome A. enthusiastically supposing…