Where Brain Cells Come To Die

sci-universe:

Today, 25 years ago (23 August 1989), about two million people held hands to form a human chain over 600 km (370 mi) long in protest against illegal Soviet occupation, linking three capital cities – Tallinn in Estonia, Riga in Latvia and Vilnius in Lithuania. This peaceful political demonstration is known as the Baltic Way or Baltic Chain (also Chain of Freedom). read more here

I was tagged by ascandalinjohnspants the little shit

You can tell a lot about a person by the type of music they listen to. Put your music on shuffle and write down the first 10 songs that come up. Then tag 10 people! Don’t skip any songs!

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (2010)

dollopheadsandclotpoles:

bonnyanne:

Albus Severus Potter and the curse of the awful name.

"It is our names, Albus, that show which child our parents really hate, far more than our abilities"

I’m adding this one because it’s my favourite 

True Story: As I finished reading the book I walked downstairs to complain to my mom about the awful epilogue and the horrible names. While naming kids after dead people is kind of a no-no in this culture (not a taboo, just not done because it implies wishing the same fate on your kid) I was SUPER outraged over the name Hugo. I hated that name and I still do and hell if I can think of a rational reason as to why, but when I told my mom about it she too agreed it was a relatively bad name. Just then she received a text message from our neighbour. They just had a baby whom they named… Hugo.