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testbe:

Nilesy has a new skin, and usually everyone would mass produce fanarts of him with his new design, but nobody can because now he looks like how everyone has always been drawing him anyway

Yep, that’s essentially what I wanted, I wanted the skin to look kinda like the way awesome fan art has shown me, with black hair on the same skin, I’ve essentially only had a hair cut and colour

dorkilybeautiful:

lucyliuism:

i feel like reading fanfic has kind of broken my desire to read published stories bc like theyre so bland tbh like. where the hell am i gonna get queer android romance in a bookstore. who writes about past assassins working together in a coffeeshop. all i see are straight white people making out like really like REALLY

I see this cross my dash so many times a week I feel like I should start outlining.

(Source: lucyliuism)

misterlucian:

TWENTY FOUR FREAKIN’ HOURS LEFT TO PRE-ORDER MY BOOK/GET IN ON THE FUNDING CAMPAIGN

I can’t believe it.  Over 900% funded.  I honestly thought I’d be lucky to got to £700.  This is everything.  This has literally made me able to publish, print and distribute my first ever book.  You guys are angels.

This guy here?  He’s Astaroth.  He’s also an angel.  Well, he’s described as an “unbeautiful angel” and you have to beware of his foul breath (LEST HE DO YOU DAMAGE BY HIS, etc.) so I gave him a mouth for a face.  I’m particularly about his gorgeous little falling black stars (because I’m predictable) and I… kind of want one tattooed somewhere.  Or lots.  Falling black stars.  Guh<33

(Don’t forget to buy a shipping perk if you’re also ordering a book!)

Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)

OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.

Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.

Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.

Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”

Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).

Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.

Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.

Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.

(via bansheewhale)

allthingshyper:

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mannysiege:

Progress

What

Imma just let this sit here

MOTHA FUCKIN SCIENCE

sources:

Engagdget

DailyTech

CBS

They turned RNA into an anti-virus program. That is amazing.

Let me restate this in case it didn’t sink in the first time

Researchers physically DELETED ALL TRACES of the HIV virus from a human cell.

ALL OF IT.

IF YOU ARE NOT EXCITED ABOUT THAT I DON’T THINK YOU KNOW WHAT HIV IS

(Source: mannysiege)

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