Sleep is for the weak; tumbl all day err'day.

23rd July 2014

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kingsleyyy:

this hedgehog is cheering for u bc u can do anything image

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23rd July 2014

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Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light
— Turkish Proverb (via noahhanifin)

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22nd July 2014

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fuck-yeah-bears:

They get scared too by Tin Man

fuck-yeah-bears:

They get scared too by Tin Man

22nd July 2014

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skunkbear:

The recent release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" reminded me of one of my favorite ape vs. man films – this 1932 video that shows a baby chimpanzee and a baby human undergoing the same basic psychological tests.

Its gets weirder – the human baby (Donald) and the chimpanzee baby (Gua) were both raised as humans by their biological/adopted father Winthrop Niles Kellogg.  Kellogg was a comparative psychologist fascinated by the interplay between nature and nurture, and he devised a fascinating (and questionably ethical) experiment to study it:

Suppose an anthropoid were taken into a typical human family at the day of birth and reared as a child. Suppose he were fed upon a bottle, clothed, washed, bathed, fondled, and given a characteristically human environment; that he were spoken to like the human infant from the moment of parturition; that he had an adopted human mother and an adopted human father.

First, Kellogg had to convince his pregnant wife he wasn’t crazy:

 …the enthusiasm of one of us met with so much resistance from the other that it appeared likely we could never come to an agreement upon whether or not we should even attempt such an undertaking.

She apparently gave in, because Donald and Gua were raised, for nine months, as brother and sister. Much like Caesar in the “Planet of the Apes” movies, Gua developed faster than her “brother,” and often outperformed him in tasks. But she soon hit a cognitive wall, and the experiment came to an end. (Probably for the best, as Donald had begun to speak chimpanzee.)

You can read more about Kellogg’s experiment, its legacy, and public reaction to it here.

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22nd July 2014

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nprbooks:

Beach libraries. (Enough said.)

22nd July 2014

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wannabefashionjournalist:

wannabefashionjournalist:

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22nd July 2014

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aseaofquotes:

Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

aseaofquotes:

Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

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22nd July 2014

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22nd July 2014

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Meet Biddy, The Travelling Hedgehog

Those of us who want to travel but do not have the time or the money finally have a solution – we can travel in spirit together with Biddy the hedgehog, a little guy on Instagram whose travel photos are becoming insanely popular.

Toni DeWeese and Tom Unterseher, Biddy’s two loving owners in Oregon, take him on adventures almost every week throughout the Pacific Northwest. He visits mountains, forests, waterfalls, and the occasional donut shop.

[instagram] [h/t: catsbeaversandducks]

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21st July 2014

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dennys:

text troll: episode egg.

dennys:

text troll: episode egg.

21st July 2014

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You ask why; I answer why not.

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20th July 2014

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prettycolors:

#fdc6aa

prettycolors:

#fdc6aa