Happy St. Mark’s Eve! Behold the official cover and title of Raven Boys III, which comes out October 28, 2014.
Fave movies → V for Vendetta (3/?)
∟ “Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot… But what of the man? I know his name was Guy Fawkes and I know, in 1605, he attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. But who was he really? What was he like? We are told to remember the idea, not the man, because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten, but 400 years later, an idea can still change the world. I’ve witnessed first hand the power of ideas, I’ve seen people kill in the name of them, and die defending them… but you cannot kiss an idea, cannot touch it, or hold it… ideas do not bleed, they do not feel pain, they do not love… And it is not an idea that I miss, it is a man… A man that made me remember the Fifth of November. A man that I will never forget.”
GET TO KNOW ME MEME | [4/10] favourite films - V for Vendetta
"People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people."
- Favourite fictional characters 9/28 - V
|—||Haruki Murakami (via writingbox)|
|—||Kai, Lessons in Life #21 (via organicafe)|
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
You don’t say…
When light travels through areas of different air density, it bends. You’ve probably noticed the way distant pavement seems to shimmer on a hot day, or the way stars appear to twinkle. You’re seeing light that has been distorted as it passes through varying air densities, which are in turn created by varying temperatures and pressures.
Schlieren Flow Visualization can be used to visually capture these changes in density: the rising heat from a candle, the turbulence around an airplane wing, the plume of a sneeze … even sound. Special thanks to Mike Hargather, a professor of mechanical engineering at New Mexico Tech, who kindly provided a lot of these videos.
I’m totally Schlieren right now. Amazing sights of sounds.
Is it possible to overdose on adorable baby animal GIFs?