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Curious History:  Famous Demons

tangledupinlace:

calling the fuck yucky vibes club to order #clubprez

tangledupinlace:

calling the fuck yucky vibes club to order #clubprez

gurl:

Wear What You Like, Not What’s Most Flattering

Recently, we’ve received a few comments about style and body image. One reader said they wish they could pull off knee socks, but might need to lose weight first. Another said that skinny jeans are only flattering if you have thin legs, and aren’t curvy with some junk in the trunk.
Listen girls, we need to talk.

gurl:

Wear What You Like, Not What’s Most Flattering

Recently, we’ve received a few comments about style and body image. One reader said they wish they could pull off knee socks, but might need to lose weight first. Another said that skinny jeans are only flattering if you have thin legs, and aren’t curvy with some junk in the trunk.

Listen girls, we need to talk.

johnfmalta:

Page from Living in the City ~ Diane Hasn’t Texted Me Back Yet…

johnfmalta:

Page from Living in the City ~ Diane Hasn’t Texted Me Back Yet…

blackcatmansion:

Curse of the Demon/Night of the Demon

blackcatmansion:

Curse of the Demon/Night of the Demon


The New World Shopping Mall has been abandoned since 1999. It shut its doors after being condemned by local regulators. A few years later a massive fire destroyed the structure’s roof. Not long after that monsoon rains flooded the lower floors.
As a way to combat the spread of mosquitoes and other insects breeding in the stagnant water, locals introduced koi and catfish to the former mall. Not only did the fish take care of the pest problem, they’ve thrived. It is now one of the world’s largest urban ponds.
The New World Shopping Mall has been abandoned since 1999. It shut its doors after being condemned by local regulators. A few years later a massive fire destroyed the structure’s roof. Not long after that monsoon rains flooded the lower floors.

As a way to combat the spread of mosquitoes and other insects breeding in the stagnant water, locals introduced koi and catfish to the former mall. Not only did the fish take care of the pest problem, they’ve thrived. It is now one of the world’s largest urban ponds.

picassosghost:

picassosghost:

skeletons fighting over a pickled herringjames ensor1891

the best thing I’ve ever posted

picassosghost:

picassosghost:

skeletons fighting over a pickled herring
james ensor
1891

the best thing I’ve ever posted

petitsirena:

but, bbygrl, why a tura satana appreciation day?

[tw : rape]
she’s a total babe. duh.
she’s japanese, filipino, cheyenne + irish. 
she was simultaneously a straight-a student in school while being viciously bullied for her heritage + size and punished by her parents for getting into fights. i mean, even without the straight a’s, she was strong and endured feeling isolated at home and at school.
she’s a fellow rape survivor — “Walking home from school at the age of nine she was gang raped by five men. According to Satana, her attackers were never prosecuted and it was rumored that the judge had been paid off. She tells how this prompted her to learn the martial arts of aikido and karate and, over the next 15 years, track down each rapist and exact revenge. ’I made a vow to myself that I would someday, somehow get even with all of them’, she said years later. ‘They never knew who I was until I told them.’”
she began living on her own at the age of 13, after her parents married her to a 17-year old and she wasn’t having that bullshit. i can’t even imagine what that was like.
she was an extremely successful burlesque dancer, and even when she got pregnant at 19 she danced through the first eight months of her pregnancy! and yeah, she still made BANK. 
faster pussycat! kill! kill! — a cult classic john waters apparently calls the greatest movie ever made. i still haven’t seen it, but from what i’ve read it portrays the three female leads (tura satana is the LEAD lead) in positions or power that normally men are portrayed in, and that’s allll the way back in the 60’s. she did all her own stunts and fight scenes. the majority of satana’s styling and one-liners, and some additional key concepts of the film, were satana’s own doing.
after being shot by a former lover and staying in a hospital, she decided to study nursing and she did just that. she even briefly worked as the dispatcher for the lapd.
tura satana passed away on 2/4/2011, but she’s still amazing and one of my inspirations as a woc, especially as a mixed-race asian rape survivor struggling to embrace my sexuality. <3 and that’s why i’m giving her her own day! just who she was makes me feel good about me.
all facts taken from tura satana’s wikipedia page

petitsirena:

but, bbygrl, why a tura satana appreciation day?

[tw : rape]

  • she’s a total babe. duh.
  • she’s japanese, filipino, cheyenne + irish. 
  • she was simultaneously a straight-a student in school while being viciously bullied for her heritage + size and punished by her parents for getting into fights. i mean, even without the straight a’s, she was strong and endured feeling isolated at home and at school.
  • she’s a fellow rape survivor — “Walking home from school at the age of nine she was gang raped by five men. According to Satana, her attackers were never prosecuted and it was rumored that the judge had been paid off. She tells how this prompted her to learn the martial arts of aikido and karate and, over the next 15 years, track down each rapist and exact revenge. ’I made a vow to myself that I would someday, somehow get even with all of them’, she said years later. ‘They never knew who I was until I told them.’”
  • she began living on her own at the age of 13, after her parents married her to a 17-year old and she wasn’t having that bullshit. i can’t even imagine what that was like.
  • she was an extremely successful burlesque dancer, and even when she got pregnant at 19 she danced through the first eight months of her pregnancy! and yeah, she still made BANK. 
  • faster pussycat! kill! kill! — a cult classic john waters apparently calls the greatest movie ever made. i still haven’t seen it, but from what i’ve read it portrays the three female leads (tura satana is the LEAD lead) in positions or power that normally men are portrayed in, and that’s allll the way back in the 60’s. she did all her own stunts and fight scenes. the majority of satana’s styling and one-liners, and some additional key concepts of the film, were satana’s own doing.
  • after being shot by a former lover and staying in a hospital, she decided to study nursing and she did just that. she even briefly worked as the dispatcher for the lapd.

tura satana passed away on 2/4/2011, but she’s still amazing and one of my inspirations as a woc, especially as a mixed-race asian rape survivor struggling to embrace my sexuality. <3 and that’s why i’m giving her her own day! just who she was makes me feel good about me.

all facts taken from tura satana’s wikipedia page

hollywoodlady:

Deborah Kerr in Black Narcissus, 1947

hollywoodlady:

Deborah Kerr in Black Narcissus, 1947

nemfrog:

Saturn floats. Our Country and Its Resources. 1917.
"Saturn, the lightest of the planets in proportion to its size, would float in water (if there were an ocean big enough to hold it!)"

nemfrog:

Saturn floats. Our Country and Its Resources. 1917.

"Saturn, the lightest of the planets in proportion to its size, would float in water (if there were an ocean big enough to hold it!)"