“I hated labels anyway. People didn’t fit in slots―prostitute, housewife, saint―like sorting the mail. We were so mutable, fluid with fear and desire, ideals and angles, changeable as water.”
— Janet Fitch (via sunsetvally)
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1:45 pm • 18 October 2014 • 1,059 notes
“It’s not like astronauts are braver than other people; we’re just meticulously prepared. We dissect what it is that’s going to scare us, and what it is that is a threat to us and then we practice over and over again so that the natural irrational fear is neutralized.”
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield Brings Lessons From Space Down To Earth
6:29 pm • 17 October 2014 • 1,786 notes
The coolest part of my first day volunteering at the Natural History Museum was getting to see bryozoa samples that were collected by Darwin.
6:22 pm • 16 October 2014 • 15 notes
I started volunteering at the Natural History Museum today! The ID badge makes me feel so official.
2:15 pm • 16 October 2014 • 6 notes
Graffiti / street art on Tottenham Court Road. #graffiti #streetart #london
2:23 pm • 15 October 2014
“I have no problem understanding that women are interested in mascara and the Middle East. Men are allowed to talk about sports relentlessly, and yet we still take them seriously. I don’t understand why women can’t talk about fashion, or sex, or love, or wanting more money and not be taken as seriously as men.”
Joanna Coles, editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, tells NPR’s Rachel Martin why she thinks women should be able to talk about fashion and politics.
6:44 pm • 14 October 2014 • 3,232 notes
“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
— Mary Anne Radmacher (via waxenneat)
4:30 pm • 14 October 2014 • 52 notes