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Hi, name's Hannah. Just another geeky 21 year old in the evergreens of Washington. This blog is usually SFW as far as imagery goes, but viewer discretion still advised.
Likes: science, comics, raunchy humor, video games, Night Vale, Steven Universe, PrinceLess, Saga, steampunk, and ladies. ♀♀ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dislikes: anime (with some exceptions), bronies, and homestuck.
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Fatima Dyczynski passed away in MH17 bombing
Fatima Dyczynski was the founder of Xoterra Space and a fellow student of mine at the space systems engineering departement of Delft University of Technology. I did not know Fatima personally, but it was clear to all she was an ambitious woman with a bright future ahead. Her mission was to make a difference and make space personal.
Fatima was flying to Perth to meet her parents and take on a job at IBM. My thought and condolences go out to her family and friends. I wish them strength in these terrible days.
In honor of Fatima the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (DUT) have established a prize for Msc. students at DUT. The prize aims to encourage space innovation and entrepreneurship.
Read more on the "Fatima Dyczynski Prize on Space Innovation and Entrepreneurship"
nonbinary people who are okay with gendered pronouns/names are still nonbinary and if a nonbinary person tells you they’re okay with gendered pronouns then it’s really not your place to say that their gender identity is less valid because of that, even if you yourself are nonbinary. Gender is different for everyone and there’s no “valid way” to be a certain gender the only validation you need is your own.
If anyone needed proof I talk way too damn much, this is it.
I turned myself and my ocs in pokémon trainers! Uhh, yeah.
These sprites are just frankensteined from in-game sprites with a few original parts thrown on. Regardless; these still took a long time, so I’d prefer people not take and recolor them.
We recently adopted a couple of kittens. This one, Starbuck, enjoys chewing on books
Man, that cat looks high.
Here’s a full spectrum of pretty things. Structure Minerals collected these specimens for you to have, hold and ogle.
Dorothy Dandridge being adorable in the soundie Zoot Suit, c. 1942 [x]
The Turkish company Pugedon has created a vending machine that’s dispensing help for both the environment and our furry friends.
circumhorizontal arcs photographed by (click pic) david england, andy cripe, del zane, todd sackmann and brandon rios. this atmospheric phenomenon, otherwise known as a fire rainbow, is created when light from a sun that is at least 58 degrees above the horizon passes through the hexagonal ice crystals that form cirrus clouds which, because of quick cloud formation, have become horizontally aligned. (see also: previous cloud posts)
These will always hold a special place in my heart as my earliest lone and successful scientific deductions. It was during a car ride with my dad, I was in 2nd grade, and I saw through the front window this cloud rainbow. Something I had never seen before. It took my breath away. It was so beautiful I was convinced I must have imaged it. Then one day at school (still 2nd grade) I fond a book on clouds and the sky and right away I sped through the pages to see if I could find any evidence of what I’d seen. I found it, and was so happy and relieved I hadn’t made it up. It’s also one of the few times I was actually proud of myself when I was little. Sadly I had low self esteem as a kid, but it got better and I wouldn’t change a thing! :)
a little love story about mermaids and tattoos