So the power just randomly went out in our dorm...
Right in the middle of The Blair Witch Project. That’s cool. (But it’s back on now, so we are safe.)
what-is-this-i-dont-even: joshishollywood: …what WHY CAN’T THERE BE AN EXTRA DAY IN APRIL SO I CAN HAVE TWO BIRTHDAYS!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
Long Live the Queen.: On the note of Triggers →
phileasfogghorn: Friends have been discussing a lot about Triggers and how people abuse the word. Here is the definition of a traumatic trigger: “After a traumatic experience, a person may re-experience the trauma mentally and physically, hence avoiding trauma reminders, also called…
List of unusual deaths
Hypatia of Alexandria, Greek mathematician, philosopher, and last librarian of the Library of Alexandria, was murdered by a Christian mob which ripped off her skin with sharp sea-shells.
Martin of Aragon died from a combination of indigestion and uncontrollable laughing.
György Dózsa, Székely man-at-arms and peasants' revolt leader in Hungary, was condemned to sit on a red-hot iron throne with a red-hot iron crown on his head and a red-hot sceptre in his hand. While Dózsa was still alive, his partially roasted body was eaten by six of his fellow rebels, who had been starved for a week beforehand.
Thomas Urquhart, Scottish aristocrat, polymath and first translator of Rabelais into English, is said to have died laughing upon hearing that Charles II had taken the throne.
Molière, the French actor and playwright, died after being seized by a violent coughing fit, while playing the title role in his play Le Malade imaginaire (The Hypochondriac).
Crown Prince Sado, then heir to Emperor Yeongjo of Joseon, was ordered to be sealed alive in a rice chest after his father decided he was unfit to succeed him. He survived inside for 8 days.
Gouverneur Morris, an American statesman, died after sticking a piece of whale bone through his urinary tract to relieve a blockage.
Jim Creighton, a very early baseball player, died when he swung a bat too hard and injured himself, possibly by rupturing his bladder.
Dan Andersson, a Swedish author, died of cyanide poisoning while staying at Hotel Hellman in Stockholm. The hotel staff had failed to clear the room after using hydrogen cyanide against bed bugs.
William Kogut, an inmate on death row at San Quentin, committed suicide with a pipe bomb created from several packs of playing cards and the hollow leg from his cot.
Louis Slotin, chemist and physicist, died of radiation poisoning after being exposed to lethal amounts of ionizing radiation from the same core that killed Harry K. Daghlian, Jr.
Professor Malcolm H. Soule, scientist, killed himself with an injection of snake venom and morphine after being fired from heading the department of bacteriology at the University of Michigan.
Margo Jones, theater director, was killed by exposure to carbon tetrachloride fumes from her newly cleaned carpet.
Janet Parker, a British medical photographer, died of smallpox in 1978, ten months after the disease was eradicated in the wild, when a researcher at the laboratory where Parker worked accidentally released some virus into the air of the building. Parker is the last known smallpox fatality.
Robert Williams, a worker at a Ford Motor Co. plant, was the first known human to be killed by a robot after the arm of a one-ton factory robot hit him in the head.
Kenji Urada, a Japanese factory worker, was killed by a malfunctioning robot he was working on at a Kawasaki plant in Japan. The robot's arm pushed him into a grinding machine, killing him.
Four divers and a tender were killed on the Byford Dolphin semi-submersible, when a decompression chamber explosively decompressed from 9 atm to 1 atm in a fraction of a second. The diver nearest the chamber opening literally exploded just before his remains were ejected through a 24 inch (60 cm) opening.
Maximo Rene Menendez, a 25-year-old man from Miami, fell into a coma and eventually died after drinking a Colombian soft drink that had been laced with cocaine in an apparent smuggling scheme.
Karen Wetterhahn, a professor of chemistry at Dartmouth College, died of mercury poisoning ten months after a few drops of dimethylmercury landed on her protective gloves. Although Wetterhahn had been following the required procedures for handling the chemical, it still permeated her gloves and skin within seconds.
Kevin Whitrick, a 42-year-old British man, committed suicide by hanging himself live in front of a webcam during an Internet chat session.
Acton Beale, 20, died after falling from a balcony in Brisbane, Australia, the only person known to have died while participating in a fad known as 'planking'.
goofybetawolf replied to your post: Typing up a paper on Notepad cause I lost… If you bring your laptop on Thursday, I can get office onto it. This just in: I have the best boyfriend. *insert oodles of thankings and hugs here*
netjamjr replied to your post: coldheartlegacy replied to your post: Typing up a… Coward! If you were a real man, you’d use a public computer! *Removes helmet dramatically; hair blows in the wind* [with a slight smirk] I AM NO MAN. *stabs you in the face*
coldheartlegacy replied to your post: Typing up a paper on Notepad cause I lost… why don’t you go to the library? I like working off my laptop better, plus all the computers in the library are usually taken around this time. I’ll just figure out how long it is and make any necessary changes later tonight or tomorrow morning when I print it.
Typing up a paper on Notepad cause I lost Microsoft Office when I updated my computer. Life is beautiful.
Mass Effect Explained with Cute Schoolgirls →
“As far as space operas go, Mass Effect’s storyline isn’t *that* hard to follow. But if you are a latecomer to the series, you might need a primer. So what better way than with Asari schoolgirls wearing sailor uniforms?…” Jack, I thought you needed this.
We were in Greece, we danced, I was gay, we were happy.– COLIN FIRTH IS THE BEST HUMAN (via apriki)