let’s talk about housecats and how fucking weird they are evolutionarily/anthropologically
like who thought it was a good idea to have tiny malicious predators in our homes anyways????? (not us actually)
are they even domesticated????!!!?? (yes) do they even feel LOVE???????!!? (yes)
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CATS
“you ready 2 learn punk”
still probably my favourite post on tumblr, I refer to this oftenvia koryos
The Ship of the Imagination
Title: The Ship of the Imagination
Fandom: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage / Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Pairing: Neil degrasse Tyson/Carl Sagan
Disclaimer: It basically ended up being the same as my Whofic, sozlol if you already read that!
Credits: Image posted to imgur by tzen, Cosmos does not belong to me
Note: I was watching lots of Twin Peaks, I feel Laura Palmer’s Theme sets the tone and explains it somewhat (especially that brilliant transition around 1:30)
the difference between new and old Cosmos
- Seth MacFarlane: [Television programming] is a symptom of the bizarre fear of science that's taken hold.
- Carl Sagan: I know that science and technology are not just cornucopias pouring good deeds out into the world. Scientists not only conceived nuclear weapons; they also took political leaders by the lapels, arguing that their nation — whichever it happened to be — had to have one first. … There’s a reason people are nervous about science and technology.