ART: Shipping Containers Painted With Greek God and Goddess Murals by Pichi & Avo

Spanish street art duo, Pichi & Avo’s participation in the North West Walls street art festival in Belgium resulted in this staggering, jaw-dropping mural.

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32 minutes ago on 24 July 2014 @ 4:48am 2,061 notes

And that’s the most frustrating thing about depression. It isn’t always something you can fight back against with hope. It isn’t even something — it’s nothing. And you can’t combat nothing. You can’t fill it up. You can’t cover it. It’s just there, pulling the meaning out of everything. That being the case, all the hopeful, proactive solutions start to sound completely insane in contrast to the scope of the problem.

It would be like having a bunch of dead fish, but no one around you will acknowledge that the fish are dead. Instead, they offer to help you look for the fish or try to help you figure out why they disappeared.

The problem might not even have a solution. But you aren’t necessarily looking for solutions. You’re maybe just looking for someone to say “sorry about how dead your fish are” or “wow, those are super dead. I still like you, though.”

~ Hyperbole and a Half on depression (via ewoks)
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2 hours ago on 24 July 2014 @ 2:24am 1,658 notes
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7 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 9:36pm 33,740 notes


a story in post it notes

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10 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 7:12pm 39,626 notes


A Vancouver charity, RainCity Housing, is converting city benches into pop-up shelters for homeless people. And by giving homeless people in this rainy city some dry coverage and a place to rest, RainCity is putting London’s anti-homeless spikes to shame.

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12 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 4:48pm 51,815 notes



Lionsgate released some haunting teaser posters for the upcoming, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1


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14 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 2:24pm 61,509 notes
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17 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 12:00pm 83,479 notes


Word? So Cinderella was black?

Not necessarily: the earliest written forms of the story talk about an hetaira (courtesan) called Rhodopis (“rosy cheeks” - probably a pseudonym for her profession) who ends up being taken from Greece to Egypt.

Herodotus’ 5th-century BC version says that Rhodopis was one of Aesop’s fellow-slaves, and was bought and then freed by Sappho’s brother Charaxus (who had fallen in love with her) after she was brought to Naucratis to serve her master. Sappho wrote a poem about her, saying that she made Charaxus poor.

Strabo’s version (1st century BC) adds the “Cinderella” elements that we are familiar with today. While she’s bathing an eagle steals one of her slippers and takes it to Memphis, where it drops the slipper into the lap of the king (Aelian names him as Psammetichus). The king searches for her and finds her in Naucratis.

So she probably wasn’t black, but she definitely would not have been western European.

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19 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 9:36am 3,267 notes


"You can make about 75% more money with a cat on your head than you can with a cat on your shoulder."

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22 hours ago on 23 July 2014 @ 7:12am 9,027 notes


I want to be less compact, less disc. 

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1 day ago on 23 July 2014 @ 4:48am 40,570 notes
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1 day ago on 22 July 2014 @ 9:36pm 248 notes
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Fall Out Boy || Disloyal Order Of Water Buffaloes

I’m a loose bolt of a complete machine
What a match, I’m half-doomed and you’re semi-sweet

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1 day ago on 22 July 2014 @ 7:12pm 6 notes
There are all of these stories about broken people being saved by love,
All these comments by preteen girls who think it’s adorable,
There is nothing adorable about broken people.
There is nothing adorable about having to wake up your girlfriend at 5 in the morning because you cannot stop yourself from relapsing by yourself.
There is nothing adorable about debating about not waking her up, debating if you getting out of bed to relapse would wake her up.
There is nothing adorable about sometimes going so numb you can’t even say I love you back because you can’t feel any emotions.
There is nothing adorable about having panic attacks whenever she says you need to talk, because you’re so terrified she’s going to leave you.
There is nothing adorable about self-harm or any mental illnesses. Please, please, please stop saying there is.
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1 day ago on 22 July 2014 @ 4:48pm 92 notes
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1 day ago on 22 July 2014 @ 2:24pm 100,898 notes