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"With growing amazement, all ears, not letting fall a single word, the maiden listened to the impassioned speech, which, as a mirror, reflected a young and powerful spirit" Nicolai Gogol's Taras Bulba
Jul 05
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Babehs celebrate holidays by buying records #babehsgowa #microcastle #weirderacontinued #turnblue #ihateyou @peanutsmrbond

Babehs celebrate holidays by buying records #babehsgowa #microcastle #weirderacontinued #turnblue #ihateyou @peanutsmrbond

May 30
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It was this special lady’s birthday yesterday. I miss her sweet ass everyday and I dream about the next time I see her. Oh that sweet Niagara Falls @linds164

It was this special lady’s birthday yesterday. I miss her sweet ass everyday and I dream about the next time I see her. Oh that sweet Niagara Falls @linds164

May 26
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laughterkey:

abs-gabs:

The revolution has begun

Always reblog the tunnel.

laughterkey:

abs-gabs:

The revolution has begun

Always reblog the tunnel.

(via thefemcritique)

May 20
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coolchicksfromhistory:

Khutulun (circa 1260-1306)
Art by Tara (tumblr)
Khutulun was the great-great granddaughter of Genghis Khan.  Her father, Kaidu, ruled a large swath of Central Asia and actively opposed his uncle, Kublai Khan.
Khutulun accompanied her father on military campaigns, which was not unusual in her culture.  Mongolian women were known as skilled horseback riders and hunters.  It was not unheard of for Mongolian women to participate in battle.
What made Khutulun unique was her wrestling ability.  She competed in public wrestling competitions and is said to have won 10,000 horses from her opponents.   According to Marco Polo, Khutulun refused to marry unless a man could first defeat her in wrestling.   No prospective groom ever won her hand and Khutulun eventually chosen her own husband, possibly in attempt to quell rumors that she was sexually involved with her father.
Khutulun was her father’s favorite child and one of his most trusted advisers.  Kaidu may have hoped to make Khutulun his successor.   After Kaidu’s death in 1301, Khutulun formed an alliance with her brother Orus which allowed her to remain commander of the military until her own death in 1306.
More information: The Wrestling Princess (Lapham’s Quarterly)

coolchicksfromhistory:

Khutulun (circa 1260-1306)

Art by Tara (tumblr)

Khutulun was the great-great granddaughter of Genghis Khan.  Her father, Kaidu, ruled a large swath of Central Asia and actively opposed his uncle, Kublai Khan.

Khutulun accompanied her father on military campaigns, which was not unusual in her culture.  Mongolian women were known as skilled horseback riders and hunters.  It was not unheard of for Mongolian women to participate in battle.

What made Khutulun unique was her wrestling ability.  She competed in public wrestling competitions and is said to have won 10,000 horses from her opponents.   According to Marco Polo, Khutulun refused to marry unless a man could first defeat her in wrestling.   No prospective groom ever won her hand and Khutulun eventually chosen her own husband, possibly in attempt to quell rumors that she was sexually involved with her father.

Khutulun was her father’s favorite child and one of his most trusted advisers.  Kaidu may have hoped to make Khutulun his successor.   After Kaidu’s death in 1301, Khutulun formed an alliance with her brother Orus which allowed her to remain commander of the military until her own death in 1306.

More information: The Wrestling Princess (Lapham’s Quarterly)

May 16
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Twin Peaks - The Entire Mystery

(Source: little-sioux, via twinpeaksgifs)

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Game of Thrones (2013)The complete third season

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Game of Thrones (2013)
The complete third season

May 15
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May 14
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I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.
— Roald Dahl (via isawtoday)

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via historysays)

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May 04
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Learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think. It means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to choose how you construct meaning from experience.
— David Foster Wallace, This Is Water (via looklistenintuition)

(Source: hereforthecolor, via likeapairofbottlerockets)

Apr 25
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robots-aliens-monsters-ohmy:

The Log Lady, in all her loggy glory. (Twin Peaks, season 2, “May the Giant Be with You”)

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Apr 20
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Two babeh’s sparring @peanutsmrbond #babehsgowa #lovemybabeh

Two babeh’s sparring @peanutsmrbond #babehsgowa #lovemybabeh