"There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else’s terms."
— Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? (via larmoyante)
"A long time ago I learned not to explain things to people. It misleads them into thinking they’re entitled to know everything I do."
— Lisa Kleypas, Dreaming of You (via larmoyante)
"You have to learn how to care about people without taking on all of their problems."
— Phylicia Rashād in The Cosby Show (1987)





"Your highness" is gender neutral.

So you know, if you’re ever confused about my pronouns.

That’ll work.

alternatively, “your majesty,” “my liege,” and “supreme overlord”

please note that “your grace” is also acceptable

I have always like your highness



Her wit backfired and created one of the greatest awards show moments ever.

That moment Jennifer Lawrence was the one able to sexually harass Jack Nicholson. And it worked.


Within the next 10 years, we will be 3D printing our own clothes.

Meet OpenKnit, the first open-source clothing printer.

As noted futurist and self-proclaimed technology oracle Ray Kurzweil said at Google’s I/O conference yesterday, the 3D printing hype, while partly a result of the boom-bust-recovery theory of capitalism, should be taken seriously—at least for the sake of fashion.

In less than ten years, you’re probably going to be able to print your own open source clothes for a few cents, he told the audience, presenting more upward trending graphs than a keynote at a hot air balloon convention.

And he’s probably going to be right, as he has been with many of his other educated guesses ​about what the future will hold for us, technologically speaking (three quarters precisely correct predictions, he said​).

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The Lake District, UK. 💗

The Lake District, UK. 💗

"Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt use it — don’t cheat with it."
— Ernest Hemingway, “Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald,” 1962 (via wordsnquotes)