sci-universe:

A three-colour composite mosaic image of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16), and its so-called “Pillars of Creation”.Credit: European Southern Observatory/M.McCaughrean & M.Andersen
sci-universe:

A three-colour composite mosaic image of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16), and its so-called “Pillars of Creation”.Credit: European Southern Observatory/M.McCaughrean & M.Andersen
sci-universe:

A three-colour composite mosaic image of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16), and its so-called “Pillars of Creation”.Credit: European Southern Observatory/M.McCaughrean & M.Andersen

sci-universe:

A three-colour composite mosaic image of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16), and its so-called “Pillars of Creation”.
Credit: European Southern Observatory/M.McCaughrean & M.Andersen

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“Religion has convinced people that there’s an invisible man … living in the sky. Who watches everything you do every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a list of ten specific things he doesn’t want you to do. And if you do any of these things, he will send you to a special place, of burning and fire and smoke and torture and anguish for you to live forever, and suffer, and suffer, and burn, and scream, until the end of time. But he loves you. He loves you. He loves you and he needs money.”
— George Carlin (via observando)

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nevver:

Judgment day, Mike Hollingshead
nevver:

Judgment day, Mike Hollingshead
nevver:

Judgment day, Mike Hollingshead
nevver:

Judgment day, Mike Hollingshead

fuckjerry:

Bill Clinton’s Cat Socks

Let’s face it - English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.

And why is it that writers write but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce and hammers don’t ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn’t the plural of booth beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? One index, 2 indices? Doesn’t it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend? If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it?

If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?

You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which an alarm goes off by going on. English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race (which, of course, isn’t a race at all). That is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are out, they are invisible.

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