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  • ca-tsuka:

    "Hinata no Aoshigure"
    New animated short-film by Hiroyasu “Tete” Ishida (Fumiko’s Confession).
    Production : Studio Colorido

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  • bookmania:

The Public Library in Stuttgart, Germany (photo by jwltr)

    bookmania:

    The Public Library in Stuttgart, Germany (photo by jwltr)

    4 days ago   •   3,055 notes   •   VIA: ire-d   •   SOURCE: studdiction
  • studdiction:

    BULLET JOURNALING 

    Watch the original video here ( x )
    Before I saw this video, I always kept a book for my homework. I use grid paper and it’s perfect for BJ… Heh. After watching this, it helped me to start developing a system I’m currently satisfied with. 

    To-do apps don’t work with me. It always just sits on my screen with a notification and swiping something doesn’t feel as satisfying as crossing it out victoriously with a pen. ^_^

    1. LEGENDS ( you can also do it like thisHelps you quickly figure out what certain tasks are at a glance. The colours are for my spiraldexes which I will not be discussing unless you guys request it. c:
    2. Pages This is basically what my pages look like. I write the numbers at the lower corners.I also added sticky notes for extra stuff like memorizing my moral definitions. :p
    3. Calendar  ( x ) If you watch the video, you’re supposed to list out the dates but I prefer both, so I draw a calendar and paste it in my book and list out all the really appointments/stuff I have to do in my drawn calendar and some not-important-but-still-worth-noting notes in my list-calendar.
    4. Index Just write down the pages as shown in the video. Pretty simple. 
    5. Other things you can include: I also stick some motivational images on the last page and stuff like that. Spiraldexes can be fun but they tend to be a little time consuming to draw or at least, I can seem to use them effectively. :c
    1. Have pages especially for grocery lists/ grades/ etc. 
    2. Page full of favourite recipes
    3. Stick an envelope at the back cover and fill it with motivational inspiration!
    4. Stick printables ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
    5. Start a goal/wishlist!

     Good luck! :* 

    ponytaorponyboy replied to your post:I need to survive September.

    omg all of these AU ideas!!!

    … One day I’ll be swamped by fic AU ideas I’d stop drawing the canonical story and just spend my time writing coffee shop AUs or something D:

    4 days ago   •   2 notes
  • I need to survive September.

    But right now, a Quickening AU idea:

    Grad school AU, where our heroes are in a dissertation writing support group. Tony is in his first year of PhD (he’s taking up Urban Studies and Planning). While he still doesn’t need to panic about his dissertation that much, he wants to attend such group so he knows what he should expect when he embarks on his dissertation journey.

    He’s dead set on joining the group that has that doctoral student with black hair, thick bangs, pretty curls, and a loud, authoritative voice when he starts writing his dissertation.

    Meanwhile, History doctoral student Cain is deep in dissertation writing. He had started well, but midway, it felt like something’s not right. And the isolation suffocates. He tries this support group and meets a postdoc named Yvette. Yvette has a PhD in Social Policy and she’s in the group because she wants to help the current struggling PhD students with their dissertations. Eventually Cain and Yvette meet outside the support group meetings to hang out and talk about their grad school experiences. One day, Cain types the last word of his dissertation, and suddenly everything makes sense.

    Yvette has a friend named Aimiff, who’s nearly finished with her PhD in Chemistry. They hang out in a coffee shop just at the outskirts of the university. Every time they meet up Aimiff regales Yvette her experiences in the lab and her undergrad minions and their shenanigans. Unlike most doctoral students who are having a difficult time with their dissertation, Aimiff considers her grad school life a breeze. Not even Yvette knows Aimiff’s secret. Whenever Yvette asks her, Aimiff just tilts her head and smiles.

    This writing support group is Lawrence’s idea. Lawrence, who possesses two titles attached to his name (‘Dr’ and ‘Atty’; he has a PhD in Law and an additional MFA in Theatre), figured that unlike him, who had a blast in all his academic endeavours, a lot of students are probably stressed and struggling in grad school, particularly when it comes to writing. One of his first support group participants was Yvette, who became a good friend. Now, being currently involved in a theatre production two provinces away, he had entrusted, for the time being, the support group to Yvette, who begrudgingly accepted the offer. It’s all she could do to return the favour.

    Sometimes, the writing support group is graced with Professor Rozen Shelley’s presence. Every time he attends the meeting two things happen: one, the levels of depression amongst students dramatically increase; and two, writing productivity of same students exponentially increases. So despite the negative effects of Dr Shelley’s attendance, it has been unanimously decided that his existence is beneficial to the members.

    Still, these students hope and pray that one day, Professor Angelo Neruda would visit them instead of Prof Shelley.

    —-

    … okay, it got long.

    4 days ago   •   25 notes   •   VIA: ponytaorponyboy   •   SOURCE: melllllly
  • http://melllllly.tumblr.com/post/97775385694    

    ponytaorponyboy:

    ponytaorponyboy:

    melllllly:

    TAG GAME: CHARACTERS WHO SHARE THE SAME PERSONALITY TYPE AS YOU

    Tagged by no one in particular. But I really wanted to do this… 

    Rules: If you don’t know your personality type, take the test here. Find out what characters share the same personality type as you here and list the characters that you find relevant below. Then tag some friends and let them know you tagged them! 

    Okay so I’m… oh. 

    INFJ

    Frankly everything went well until I spotted the Frollo in the Hunchback of Notre-Dame… now I’m just… XD 

    Can I tag another person? archiloquy, when you gots the time :D 

    I always have time for procrastination hurhur psst, I still haven’t forgotten the other meme, uh, probs October?

    INTJ (Mastermind)

    What lovely characters! Lightning (!!!!!!!:D), Quistis, Don Corleone, Voldy (GASP), LOKI OMG, MEWTWOOOOOOOOOOO, Prof Moriarty, HANNIBAL.

    Um, I tag merione-krypta550 and ire-d.

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  • type-lover:

    Shakespeare Book Covers
    by Sarah Strandoo

    1 week ago   •   38,431 notes   •   VIA: mongoose-bite   •   SOURCE: whitepeoplestealingculture
  • I'm confused about what Beethoven was doing in the black composers post. He was German.

    heckascootie:

    tj:

    runonsentencesaboutemotions:

    cubbyzissou:

    thepianogirl1:

    unimaginableunimaginable:

    deadcatwithaflamethrower:

    whitepeoplestealingculture:

    By golly gee! I keep forgetting that Black people didn’t exist until the Fresh Prince of Bel Air came on television! Or that Black people existed in anywhere else than Africa even with slavery going on :) My apologies.

    Anyway, here’s proof that Beethoven was Black:

    "… Said directly, Beethoven was a black man. Specifically, his mother was a Moor, that group of Muslim Northern Africans who conquered parts of Europe—making Spain their capital—for some 800 years.

    In order to make such a substantial statement, presentation of verifiable evidence is compulsory. Let’s start with what some of Beethoven’s contemporaries and biographers say about his brown complexion:

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    (Louis Letronne, Beethoven, 1814, pencil drawing.)

    "Frederick Hertz, German anthropologist, used these terms to describe him: ‘Negroid traits, dark skin, flat, thick nose.’

    Emil Ludwig, in his book ‘Beethoven,’ says: ‘His face reveals no trace of the German. He was so dark that people dubbed him Spagnol [dark-skinned].’

    Fanny Giannatasio del Rio, in her book ‘An Unrequited Love: An Episode in the Life of Beethoven,’ wrote ‘His somewhat flat broad nose and rather wide mouth, his small piercing eyes and swarthy [dark] complexion, pockmarked into the bargain, gave him a strong resemblance to a mulatto.’

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    Beethoven’s death mask: profile and full face

    C. Czerny stated, ‘His beard—he had not shaved for several days—made the lower part of his already brown face still darker.’

    Following are one word descriptions of Beethoven from various writers: Grillparzer, ‘dark’; Bettina von Armin, ‘brown’; Schindler, ‘red and brown’; Rellstab, ‘brownish’; Gelinek, ‘short, dark.’

    In Alexander Thayer’s Life of Beethoven, vol.1, p. 134,  the author states, “there is none of that obscurity which exalts one to write history as he would have it and not as it really was. The facts are too patent.” On this same page, he states that the German composer Franz Josef Haydn was referred to as a “Moor” by Prince Esterhazy, and Beethoven had “even more of the Moor in his looks.’ On p. 72, a Beethoven contemporary, Gottfried Fischer, describes him as round-nosed and of dark complexion. Also, he was called ‘der Spagnol’ (the Spaniard).

    Other “patent” sources, of which there are many, include, but are not limited to, Beethoven by Maynard Solomon, p.78. He is described as having “thick, bristly coal-black hair” (in today’s parlance, we proudly call it ‘kinky’) and a ‘ruddy-complexioned face.’ In   Beethoven:  His Life and Times by Artes Orga, p.72, Beethoven’s pupil, Carl Czerny of the ‘School of Velocity’ fame, recalls that Beethoven’s ‘coal-black hair, cut a la Titus, stood up around his head [sounds almost like an Afro].  His black beard…darkened the lower part of his dark-complexioned face.’

      BeethovenCweb

    Engraving by Blasius Hofel, Beethoven, 1814, color facsimile of engraving after a pencil drawing by Louis Letronne. This engraving was regarded in Beethoven’s circle as particularly lifelike. Beethoven himself thought highly of it, and gave several copies to his friends.

    Beethoven, the Black Spaniard

    (read more here)

    They whitewashed BEETHOVEN?  O_O

    Thank you, history/fact-checking Tumblr.

    I now feel the need to go burn every white-skinned image of Beethoven I can find.

    beethoven was totally black! how do people not know this?

    jk because erasure

    I have been playing Beethoven’s music for 10+ years now and had absolutely no idea he was black.
    My life has been a lie.

    OH MY GOD HOLY SHIT.

    I HAVE A BACHELOR DEGREE IN MUSIC, MY MAJOR WAS “MUSIC HISTORY, THEORY, AND LITERATURE”

    I TOOK MULTIPLE CLASSES SPECIFICALLY IN BEETHOVEN’S STRING QUARTETS AND MY SCHOOL HAD AN INTERNATIONAL BEETHOVEN SYMPOSIUM WHERE THERE WERE PAPERS ON THINGS LIKE THE KIND OF FUCKING PAAAAAAPER HE DID HIS MANUSCRIPTS ON, IN DIFFERENT CITIES, TO SEE WHERE AND WHEN HE WROTE SPECIFIC SNIPPETS OF MUSIC.

    NEVER IN MY EDUCATION OR READINGS DID I EITHER

    A) NOTICE THIS

    B) WAS SPECIFICALLY TOLD THIS.

    I think there’s a combination of systemic racism in this, and my own internalized racism. I have, in fact, read Maynard Solomon’s biography and didn’t pick up on this. I have read the Czerny sources as well. My Beethoven teacher (Bill Kinderman) is one of the top Beethoven scholars in the world, and I don’t remember hearing any of this from him.

    I even did a semester of graduate work in musicology, specifically focusing on the Beethoven string quartets (I really fucking love those things) and we never spoke about this.

    I cannot say I am in any way surprised at this. I am embarrassed, angry, and upset that this was erased from my DECADES of music education.

    Which doesn’t surprise me at all, because classical music is very specifically in our culture for white people, especially men, especially upper class white men.

    Oof, this one is going to take a while to fully fucking digest, I am in angry tears.

    Holy shit. One of the greatest musical minds of all time and he got whitewashed.

    The truth needs to be spread.

    Johnny Carson voice: “I did not know that.”

    This isn’t the first time that I’ve read on tumblr that Beethoven was black, but I feel compelled to reblog it now because casually scrolling past evidence of erasure and noting it is not enough. I’d love to see a documentary about this.

    1 week ago   •   52 notes   •   VIA: mongoose-bite   •   SOURCE: evilcuttlefish
  • twisting-vine-x:

    evilcuttlefish:

    Get your panties ready everyone, Attack on Titan No Regrets OVA is coming. A manga about “The Birth of Levi” is already being released and today an OVA teaser has been released. It will be released in two parts, first part released on December 9, 2014 , second released on April 9,2015.

    ENGLISH SUBS ENGLISH SUBS ENGLISH SUBS.

    SCREAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAM

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  • oupacademic:

livingbreathingelsa:

oupacademic Is this true?

To the best of our knowledge…
There is no clear date of foundation for the University of Oxford, but teaching existed at Oxford in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167, when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.
Tenochtitlan, the major Aztec city, was founded in ~1325, although the Mexica were part of an earlier migration to (present-day) central Mexico. Please note ‘Aztec’ is a rather wooly term that may refer to different aspects, eras, or people in Mexican history.
We encourage our followers to share resources on both the history of Oxford and the history of the Mexico for further research. Remember that these ‘facts’ are reminders that history happens everywhere, momentous events may occur in parallel, and no history is more valuable than another.

    oupacademic:

    livingbreathingelsa:

    oupacademic Is this true?

    To the best of our knowledge…

    There is no clear date of foundation for the University of Oxford, but teaching existed at Oxford in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167, when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris.

    Tenochtitlan, the major Aztec city, was founded in ~1325, although the Mexica were part of an earlier migration to (present-day) central Mexico. Please note ‘Aztec’ is a rather wooly term that may refer to different aspects, eras, or people in Mexican history.

    We encourage our followers to share resources on both the history of Oxford and the history of the Mexico for further research. Remember that these ‘facts’ are reminders that history happens everywhere, momentous events may occur in parallel, and no history is more valuable than another.

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  • commovente:

    Les amants Réguliers (Philippe Garrel, 2005)

    1 week ago   •   2 notes
  • I’m alive but still busy

    I just have to finish this thesis chapter this month and then I think a large percentage of my burden will disappear.

    I’m dying to draw but I have to finish thesis first.

    I hope to finish my graduate studies this November.

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  • ask-the-jaeger-boy:

    miaman:

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    OH MY GOD

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  • UPDATE: Wow, so this happened today SNK fandom.

    co-kie:

    co-kie:

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    Don’t believe me…? Well…….

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    In conclusion, I am happy to say fandom that I, Eren Jaeger am being endorsed by Dove. //shot

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    The long awaited UPDATE! Eren received a package in the mail today. I wonder who it is from…
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    Hi Eren,

    Thanks so much for being a Dove fan! We wanted to send you a few items to help feel great! Hope to chat again with you soon!

    The Dove Team