This is what a sheep looks like who hasn’t been shorn in six years.
Shrek, a merino sheep, who escaped and lived in a cave for six years, had amassed enough wool to make 20 mens suits. So if they go unshorn, do merino sheeps keep growing wool forever? The answer is yes.
via Business Insider
Did a bunch of dogs breakup a fight between two cats? Am I seeing this right??
Having none of that shit today.
“Ay man, y’all chill the fuck out. Y’all fucking up the party.”
I CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT I’M SEEING
Pack animals like dogs don’t tolerate dissent in their group because it weakens the pack’s social structure… There are similar clips on youtube of them breaking up rabbit and rooster fights… They don’t care what species you are, they just want you to CUT THAT SHIT OUT.
They don’t differentiate species because dogs think everything else is just a weird dog.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOR IS FUN MAN OMG
dogs are literally my favorite creatures on this planet
- not being Tom Hiddleston
- not being Benedict Cumberbatch
- not being David Tennant
- not being Matt Smith
- not being Jensen Ackles
- not being Misha Collins
- not being Jared Padalecki
- not being Chris Hemsworth
- not being Robert Downey Jr.
- being Justin Bieber
"Sure enough, home prices and rents closely tracked each other until around the year 2000. Then we get what literally looks like a bubble. And now the light blue line is suspiciously ticking upward again."
I remember in 2006, my dad said to me, “The housing market really looks like a bubble,” and showed me a graph similar to this one (although obviously it ended in 2006). And I was like, “No way! I’m gonna buy a house!”
And my dad was like, “I’m pretty sure renting would be cheaper.”
And I was like, “I’m gonna buy a house with a LAWN that I CAN MOW MYSELF.”
And my dad was like, “You know, mowing the lawn actually kind of sucks, and also turf grass is an invasive plant species that—”
And I was like, “SUCK IT DAD I’M GETTING A HOUSE.
It’s Dinner Time
C’mon grab your friends,
We’ll go to Denny’s Diner Land
With Shake the Drink and Bun the Burger
The fun will never end, ‘cuz It’s DINNER TIME!
I never left the shire in the flesh
‘til I saw bilbo disappear at the party
and I am proud of my address
I’m a Baggins, Baggins of Bagend
But everyday’s like
Gold ring, greybeard, trippin on the mushrooms
Blood-mad Nazgul trashin the hotel room
we don’t care
We go to Rivendell across the stream
and everybody’s like
Mountains, dwarf mines, presents from the elf queen
Rowboats, Rock paths, Gollum on a rope leash
we don’t care
yeah were simply gonna walk there
‘cuz were going to Mordor
Took runs in my blood
This kind of quest just aint our part
we are short and stout of heart
Sauron won’t be my ruler
Buckleberry Ferry, Brie
and baby the ring
Won’t get the best of me
leandraholmes asked: I'm curious, what do you think about the "johnlock conspiracy"? Do you believe it possible that making johnlock canon was what the writers have been planning all along, or do you think it's never going to happen and that those of us who believe it are being played?
Mmf… now there is a can of worms.
Let’s divide this up for consideration into separate issues: (1) Is/was an onscreen gay relationship between John and Sherlock something that the showrunners have been planning from the start? (2) Can it possibly happen? and (3) Are we being played? (NB that here I must wear my Fan Hat as well) — i.e., are the production staff throwing us what seem like hints that this might happen, for the purpose of amusing themselves?
…I think possibly the sanest way to come at all this (as I may have been a psychiatric nurse, but I’m no more a mindreader than anyone else…) is strictly in the business mode. Some of what follows is going to be very oversimplified, but otherwise this thing is going to get tl;dr real fast, so bear with me.
From the viewpoint of someone who knows a goodish bit about TV production from the inside, for maximum accuracy questions (1) and (2) must be considered together.
Pitching a TV series and getting it sold and running is a protracted business in which many parties are involved, all able to help and/or hinder your vision. You have the production company you’re working with, the network or studio you’re trying to sell the series to, and the various other financial or creative partners (call them “co-production partners” for simplicity’s sake) who throw money into the pot in exchange for influence over the production and the chance to make money out of it later on when it’s running.
(And here comes the cut. Underneath it: “truth or dare”, secret-or-not-so-secret agendas, and how these affect the nitty-gritty of series production.)
I sense— forgive me if I offend, but hear me out— that maybe there are a lot of people who believe in their ship to the point that they actually misinterpret the show. The whole “are we being played?” thing. SURE, there’s LOADS of evidence that they LOVE each other— maybe that’s what you’re seeing?
The reason I’m reblogging-to-add this is it makes me think of a bigger issue in culture I’ve noticed: there is SO MUCH EMPHASIS on ROMANCE, in songs, books, movies, whathaveyou, that sometimes I think people forget that romance isn’t the be-all-end-all of LOVE. Everything’s all about once-I-find-my-Someone-and-we-live-Happily-Ever-After! But that’s just ONE type of loving relationship— the romantic one, the type that comes with physical attraction. The strongest, deepest, most unbelieveable love I’VE ever experienced was not any of my romantic relationships, but the love for my children. If forced to choose between the “true love” that I married and the children we made together, I’m picking the kids. But people just sort of take that for granted, brush it off. No, no, ROMANCE is still what LOVE is all about.
In high school I fell absolutely in love with this girl who became my best friend. Problem was, I’m not physically attracted to girls. I was a teenager so sexuality still confused me a bit, but I KNEW, I wanted to kiss boys way more than I wanted to kiss girls (DID I want to kiss girls? I tried to figure out if I was just lying to myself out of heteronormalcy. But… no, no I really definitely wanted to kiss boys MORE even if I did want to kiss girls, which I still couldn’t see). It turned out, though, my best friend WAS attracted to girls, and I felt so JEALOUS, trying to wrap my head around how someday she would, by necessity, find a girl she would love more than me.
But that was a stupid way to look at it! It’s not a matter of loving MORE, it’s a matter of loving DIFFERENTLY. And as I’ve grown I’ve become much more sure that different kinds of love don’t have to be MORE or LESS than each other. Romantic Love isn’t MORE than Platonic Love, or Familial Love, or whatever. Just different.
I know a lot of slash shipping happens to make up for the lack of non-hetero relationships in mainstream media, and sure, that’s fine. But I think maybe even more we need to remember and express that LOVE is powerful whether it’s romantic or not. A LACK of lust doesn’t lessen the depth and the importance of a truly loving relationship. There’s nothing wrong with celebrating the platonic love of very best friends, either.