Not A Fairytale

I wonder how biology can explain the physical pain you feel in your chest when all you want to do is be with someone.

—Dan Howell (via petrichour)

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For a true poet, every moment of existence, every act,
ought to be poetic since, in essence, it is so.

—Jorge Luis Borges, Preface to The Gold Of Tigers (via petrichour)

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I’m self-sufficient. I spend a lot of time on my own and I shut off quite easily. When I communicate, I communicate 900 per cent, then I shut off, which scares people sometimes.

Björk (via trnsprntgrl)

Thank you, Björk, for putting into words what I’m scarcely able to. More of this here.

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Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

—Lao Tzu (via thinksquad)

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I haven’t forgiven myself, though. Perhaps my heart is only getting ready to forgive. I shall struggle with my heart. You see, I’ve grown to love my tears […]

Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (via petrichour)

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Scale of the universe

Scroll to your hearts content from the Planck length to the diameter of the observable universe - click on any object and it will open an info box - I can’t imagine how much work must have gone into this. A few surprising things: Pluto has a smaller diameter than the width of the USA and Vatican city can fit in central park multiple times.

Find it here

I have started every school lesson I’ve given with this.

(via astrodidact)