Standing in the English Rain

Magic requires tacit cooperation of the audience with the magician – an abandonment of skepticism, or what is sometimes described as the suspension of disbelief. It immediately follows that to penetrate the magic, to expose the trick, we must cease collaborating.

Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science As a Candle in the Dark (via whats-out-there)

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sherlockspeare:

Star Trek: The Compendium - Star Trek Into Darkness Gag Reel (x)

me when hugging literally anyone

me when hugging literally anyone

leeeeeeeeeegooooooooolaaaaaaaaas:

List of incredibly hot things to say during sex:

  • GONDOR CALLS FOR AID
  • BLESS US AND SPLASH US PRECIOUS
  • THEY’RE TAKING THE HOBBITS TO ISENGARD
  • MUSTER THE ROHIRRIM
  • RELEASE THE RIVER
  • ISILDUR

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newyorker:

Artist Eric Drooker shares the inspiration behind next week’s cover, “Ferguson, Missouri.”

newyorker:

Artist Eric Drooker shares the inspiration behind next week’s cover, “Ferguson, Missouri.”

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

—Arthur C. Clarke (via wildcat2030)