Monet in his garden

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Late 19th Century Diamond Tiara

£15-20 000

Property of a Lady of Title


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Don’t forget that the church was literally so impressed they gave him a medal instead of imprisoning him or executing him

Mozart only needed to hear a piece once to play it better than the original. And on top of that, they believed all his music to have been created by someone else, not this kid, so they locked him in a tower for a period of time (forget how long) with only music paper. When they came back all the paper was filled and he had written on the walls as well. AND ALL THE MUSIC WAS PHENOMENAL. how much more perfect can you get than Mozart? If you want to know more: watch the movie Amadeus. It’s historically accurate but also funny at times. Watch. it.

so he was the first to illegally download a song

And for those of you that would like to hear the first illegally downloaded song that the Vatican kept a secret for so long because it was “too beautiful for human knowledge” You can find it here.

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Three beautiful statues of Lucifer. Inspired by this post by whoreofabaddon

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Alphonse Mucha - Princezna Hyacinta (1911)

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does anyone else who has at least a moderate handling on a second language every find themselves writing/speaking in a strange hybrid of the two? like I feel can visually go back the past few weeks at LEAST and know I’ve been subbing in “comme” and “et” all over the place. 


Diphylleia grayi also known as the skeleton flower. The petals turn transparent with the rain.




America, you do not exist in a vacuum.
Gun control works.
Higher minimum wage works.
Free health care works.
Free higher education works.

we know

too bad the government doesn’t


The Boss’s Boss by Lawrence OP on Flickr.

Part of the fantastically carved stone vault of the Thistle Chapel in Edinburgh, with a boss of the Royal Arms of Scotland in the centre.

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"I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me."

—Joshua Graham (via outdoor-anarchy)




every woman on tumblr should have this on their dash

And every man

Look how nobody’s yelling or arguing or making things into a competition. Look how this is to straight up educate people through a different perspective. Look how effective that makes the message.