ascendmotherfucker:

johnathanegbert:

i found the video

source

Are you shitting me?

Different Types of Opals

sixpenceee:

Andamooka Rough Opal

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Black Opal

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Boulder Opal

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Fossilized Opal

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Ocean Opal

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Raw Fire Opal

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Tree Fossil with Opal Rings

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SOURCE & MORE IMAGES

lieutenantstilinski:

edenidoigo:

whalegod:

tell me a secret

One time during class my drama/english teacher, who’s a devout vegan and all about not killing animals, accidentally stepped on a ladybug. He froze up and slowly cradles it in his hand and he was so heartbroken and started quoting Hamlet.

I didn’t have the heart to tell him that it was a red m&m.

I can’t breathe

waste-cat:

_(:з」∠)_

oswinoswut:

if you dont still say “wed-ness-day” in your head when you spell wednesday then ur a fucking liar

The signs’ deepest needs

sharktoy:

zodiac—signs:

Aries - Action
Taurus - Comfort 
Gemini - Communication 
Cancer - Nurturer 
Leo - Elation
Virgo - Production
Libra - Harmony
Scorpio - Transformation
Sagittarius - Adventure
Capricorn - Management 
Aquarius - Knowledge
Pisces - Understanding

siderealscion:

mALEFISHIENT, MARK

ive been meaning to make work-related comics forever, so enjoy some choice movie title bastardizations.

(these all actually, seriously, happened, with no humor or awareness on the part of the customer at the time as far as I could tell. so, yes, someone actually asked for a ticket to “Detergent” with a straight face.)

Why do tampons come in packs of 96? Why not 100?

edwardspoonhands:

I wish I knew…and this is a bigger question than you think you’re asking. When we count we go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and then we start over again, just changing the second number, 11, 12, 13…etc. This is called “base 10”. The base is the number that you have to hit before moving a decimal place over. We use base ten, presumably, 100% because we have ten fingers. 

However, 12 is possibly a better choice. Ten is only divisible by 1, 2, 5, and 10 while 12 is divisible by 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 12. So for a lot of applications, base 12 is easier to use. And we do use base 12, just not very often or very precisely. Every time you say “two dozen” you’re using base 12. Or, in the case of your pack of tampons, eight dozen.

Why we use dozens isn’t exactly clear…it may be just because it’s mathematically convenient…or it may be good for marketing reasons (96 might sound more impressive than 100.) Or maybe it’s because there are roughly 12 lunar cycles per year (which is where we get the 12 months.)

We don’t really know…but beer, soda, eggs, and tampons…all come in dozens…for reasons that stretch back, possibly, to the very beginning of counting. Which is REALLY COOL.