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notallwugs:

Two scientists walk into a bar:

"I’ll have an H2O."

"I’ll have an H2O, too."

The bartender gives them both water because he is able to distinguish the boundary tones that dictate the grammatical function of homonyms in coda position as well as pragmatic context.

Reblogging for the lingua-lulz. 

skunkbear:

nprontheroad:

Purple martin roosts are so large they show up on Doppler radar.
Those expanding circles are the birds leaving in the morning. Can you guess the first two places we picked to search for the missing birds?

A breakthrough in the case of the missing martins! Follow the whole journey over on NPR’s travel tumblr.

skunkbear:

nprontheroad:

Purple martin roosts are so large they show up on Doppler radar.

Those expanding circles are the birds leaving in the morning. Can you guess the first two places we picked to search for the missing birds?

A breakthrough in the case of the missing martins! Follow the whole journey over on NPR’s travel tumblr.

disparateyouth:

bagged milk is unnatural. the bible says adam and eve not adam and bagged milk

The Post-Beach Hair Monster Strikes Again

Late Saturday evening, a gigantic mass of hair caught on a toiletries rack, tipping over a container of CVS brand q-tips. Reports are coming in that at least 40 were lost within the first 5 seconds.

etourderie:

huffingtonpost:

HOW TO BREW ICED COFFEE IN A MASON JAR, JUST LIKE A HIPSTER

Now that we’re weeks into serious warm weather season, there’s been a fair amount of iced coffee talk.

Get the full recipe here

Wait, apparently I can make iced coffee without buying a coffee maker? THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING. (Especially since I already invested in mason jars recently for caramel sauce.) (And a strainer for lemon juice.)

So I’ve been making my cold-brew in a bottle that used to hold cran-apple juice. It’s pretty great.

eastmanhouse:

Self-portrait with laboratory instruments Robert Cornelius, American, 1809 - 1893
December 1843 daguerreotype Image: 8.5 x 7 cm)

eastmanhouse:

Self-portrait with laboratory instruments
Robert Cornelius, American, 1809 - 1893

December 1843
daguerreotype
Image: 8.5 x 7 cm)

Buy Mode 1 by The Sims

magicmattie:

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Oh good grief I just went back in time fourteen years.