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kateoplis:

The black Victorians: astonishing portraits unseen for 120 years

mothernaturenetwork:

13 must-see botanical gardens
Pack your bags, plant lovers. We’re taking a worldwide tour of the best gardens around, as determined by our hand-picked panel of experts.

(Source: vinniefinnphoto)

mightyhealthyquest:

IT’S ALWAYS TEA TIME!

mothernaturenetwork:

When are you supposed to tip?Tipping can sometimes be confusing. Here are some guidelines about when to pull out the cash.

mothernaturenetwork:

When are you supposed to tip?
Tipping can sometimes be confusing. Here are some guidelines about when to pull out the cash.

Sep 9

dustyanswer:

why don’t you crush what’s left of my soul - 15/25

Phryne & Jack - Miss Fisher’s murder mysteries

Sep 8

Many adults are put off when youngsters pose scientific questions. Children ask why the sun is yellow, or what a dream is, or how deep you can dig a hole, or when is the world’s birthday, or why we have toes.

Too many teachers and parents answer with irritation or ridicule, or quickly move on to something else. Why adults should pretend to omniscience before a five-year-old, I can’t for the life of me understand. What’s wrong with admitting that you don’t know? Children soon recognize that somehow this kind of question annoys many adults. A few more experiences like this, and another child has been lost to science.

There are many better responses. If we have an idea of the answer, we could try to explain. If we don’t, we could go to the encyclopedia or the library. Or we might say to the child: “I don’t know the answer. Maybe no one knows. Maybe when you grow up, you’ll be the first to find out.

- Carl Sagan (via perfect)

(Source: cosmo-nautic)

Sep 4

Corazón Delator
Soda Stereo

bookporn:

Today we lost Gustavo Cerati.

He was a great musician and his work (with Soda Stereo and later with his solo career) is an important part of the history of many of us Latinamericans and Spanish speakers.

So, I want to share with you one of his songs (from his Soda Stereo years), inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s The Tell-Tale Heart.

Un señuelo,
hay algo oculto en cada sensación.
Ella parece sospechar,
parece descubrir,
en mi debilidad
los vestigios de una hoguera.
O mi corazón se vuelve delator,
traicionándome.


Por descuido
fui víctima de todo alguna vez.
Ella lo puede percibir,
ya nada puede impedir
en mi fragilidad,
es el curso de las cosas.
O mi corazón se vuelve delator,
se abren mis esposas.


Un suave látigo,
una premonición,
evocan llagas en las manos.
Un dulce pálpito,
la clave íntima,
se van cayendo de mis labios.


Un señuelo,
hay algo oculto en cada sensación.
Ella parece sospechar,
parece descubrir
en mí 
que aquel amor
es como un océano de fuego.
O mi corazón se vuelve delator,
la fiebre volverá
de nuevo.


Un suave látigo,
una premonición,
evocan llagas en las manos.
Un dulce pálpito,
la clave íntima
se van cayendo de mis labios.
Como un mantra
de mis labios,
de mis labios.

¡Gracias… totales!

Sep 4

Té Para Tres
Soda Stereo

musica-para-volar:

image   Canción: Té Para Tres

   Artista: Soda Stereo

   Álbum: Comfort & Música Para Volar

   Año: 1996

   Compositor: Gustavo Cerati

Sep 4

ixquicslair:

So my friend G. got married yesterday. After her first dance with her new husband, they went up to the bandstand, and began to sing “Persiana Americana” by Soda Stereo, as they sang their song, my friend R. turned to me and said “Va a doler un chingo cuando Cerati se muera”.

This is Soda Stereo in their 2007 tour, with De Musica Ligera.

R. was right it does hurt un chingo.