The well-known children song oriented during the Bubonic Plague.
Ring Around the Rosie- A reference to the red sores that would form with darker ringers around them.
Pocket full of Posies- The sick would carry pockets of flowers to help with the awful stench they would give off from their sores.
Ashes, Ashes- Bodies were burned, because burying only spread disease.
We all fall Down- Kings, nobles, peasants all fell victim to the disease.
Along with King Tut, perhaps no figure is more famously associated with ancient Egypt than Cleopatra VII. But while she was born in Alexandria, Cleopatra was actually part of a long line of Greek Macedonians originally descended from Ptolemy I, one of Alexander the Great’s most trusted…
John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) was a Victorian-era painter, notable for his moonlit scenes and landscapes.
holy fuck I thought these were HDR photos at first.
the assassination of franz ferdinand was actually the most hilariously botched assassination attempt of all time though like i can’t even explain to you how badly it went i mean there were six guys and the first one chickened out and the second one forgot to factor…
THEY WERE FIGHTING AND WERE ALL LIKE ARRRR IMMA GET YOU BITCH BUT THEN, WHAT, WHY IS THE FLOOR SO SPRINGY. BETTER TEST IT OUT.
doctor who meme: eight quotes[8/8]
#DO YOU EVER STOP TO THINK ABOUT THIS DECISION #THE WAY THE DOCTOR NEVER EVER DID #THE WAY HE SPENT WE’LL NEVER KNOW HOW LONG #DRIFTING IN THE VORTEX #DOING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING BUT TRYING TO FIND A WAY TO SAY GOODBYE TO THE WOMAN HE LOVES #AND HOW WHEN IT CAME TO HIM #THIS ONE TINY NOT GOOD ENOUGH BUT IT’S ALL HE’S GOT LOOPHOLE HE CAN CLAW HIS WAY INTO #TO GET A GLIMPSE #TO SAY GOODBYE #THE FACT THAT HE WOULD HAVE TO TAKE A SUN #A WHOLE ENTIRE SUN #PLUCK IT OUT OF THE UNIVERSE TO BURN UNTIL THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT #THAT #I THINK #IS A THING THAT WOULD NORMALLY BOTHER HIM #BUT SHE WAS CRYING WHEN HE LAST SAW HER #THEY WERE SCREAMING #AND IT WILL ALWAYS BE TOO SOON #BUT HE CAN GIVE HER THIS #HE CAN ALLOW HIMSELF THIS #SO HE BURNS THAT FUCKER TO A CINDER #AND DOESNT THINK TWICE (via)
In Ancient Greece, if a woman watched even one Olympic event, she was executed.
Women first took part in the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. On that occasion, there were 22 women, from a total of 997 athletes, competing in five sports: tennis, sailing, croquet, horse riding and golf.
In 2012, a female equivalent was established for every Olympic competition.
Our school flag is an anus. We’re not even the best community college in our community! Let that sink in.