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shieldwitch:

cerasiferae:

shadysmileyface:

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crayonic:

For people who are actually interested in how viking music might have sounded, “Drømde mik en drøm i nat" (/I dreamt a dream last night) is the earliest music (and lyrics) known in Scandinavia preserved on the last page of the (~1200-1300) Codex Runicus as rune notes.

The song and melody is still known and used today in most of Scandinavia, as a sort of folk-standard. This version, deceivingly slow in the beginning, is presented as close to the original sound of the years 900-1000 as historians think they can come.

This song might have survived because it was a gigantic hit, like the viking’s very own “Billie Jean”. A total pop slayer that stayed around long enough for music notes to be invented.

The more you know.

Cool as hell

would have been neat if they had sung too, though! I mean there are lyrics preserved so it would have been fairly easy to make it sound even closer to the original, wouldn’t it? this is interesting but a very bare bones version. 

it sounds a lot like ‘suvivirsi’, a song finns sing every single year when the schools end. the funny thing is that the origin of suvivirsi is not known, we only know that it came to finland from sweden, but apparently christians just hogged it for themselves in 1600s and made religious lyrics to go with it. not the first time theyve christianized our stuff.

this was a fun thing to notice. never knew it was an old viking song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STS9h4sKUFs

fascinating! According to wikipdia, the original means either mean something like I dreamt a dream last night of silk and fine fur/I dreamt a dream last night of silk and expensive cloth or I dreamt a dream last night of justice and fair play/I dreamt a dream last night of equality and honest measure. I don’t know what the christian Finnish text is, but if the justice interpretation is correct, it would sort of make sense to christianise it wouldn’t it? They do like their justice themes. What does the new text mean?

history, music, vikings, early middle ages, omg this is so cool

(Source: culturenordic.com, via alcottgrimsley)

— 16 hours ago with 5453 notes
#music  #history 
noelarthurian:

|| New page of Ignition Zero today! #237 ||
IGNITION ZERO VOLUME 2 IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!!
The second printed volume of the webcomic Ignition Zero contains 160 full-color, magazine-size pages. Volume Two is comprised of Chapters 4-6 and an 11 page bonus comic. The bonus comic involves the cast teaching Robbie (and you!) how to cook, and is unavailable anywhere else, so this is the only way to read it!
Comes with a limited edition 8”x10” surprise print on glossy cardstock! This is the only way to get this print ever. The print will be revealed sometime during September.
There is also a Volume 1 & Volume 2 bundle in the shop as well! Saves you money!
THIS PREORDER IS OPEN FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIME FOR PACKAGES IS LATE NOVEMBER WITHIN THE USA and EARLY DECEMBER ELSEWHERE.
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New readers start here! Reblogs are insanely appreciated and help tons of new people find the comic :)

noelarthurian:

|| New page of Ignition Zero today! #237 ||

IGNITION ZERO VOLUME 2 IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!!

The second printed volume of the webcomic Ignition Zero contains 160 full-color, magazine-size pages. Volume Two is comprised of Chapters 4-6 and an 11 page bonus comic. The bonus comic involves the cast teaching Robbie (and you!) how to cook, and is unavailable anywhere else, so this is the only way to read it!

Comes with a limited edition 8”x10” surprise print on glossy cardstock! This is the only way to get this print ever. The print will be revealed sometime during September.

There is also a Volume 1 & Volume 2 bundle in the shop as well! Saves you money!

THIS PREORDER IS OPEN FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. ESTIMATED ARRIVAL TIME FOR PACKAGES IS LATE NOVEMBER WITHIN THE USA and EARLY DECEMBER ELSEWHERE.

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New readers start here! Reblogs are insanely appreciated and help tons of new people find the comic :)

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— 1 day ago with 21 notes
#signal boost  #webcomic  #Hey! I'm not the only one who uses watercolor!  #:D 
fashionsfromhistory:

Court Presentation Ensemble
1834
Probably British 
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Court Presentation Ensemble

1834

Probably British 

MET

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— 4 days ago with 581 notes
#ref rococco roboots 
fashionsfromhistory:

Court Presentation Ensemble
Herbert Johnson
1907
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Court Presentation Ensemble

Herbert Johnson

1907

MET

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— 4 days ago with 1590 notes
#ref rococco roboots 

creative-munchies:

Favourite work of the week, amazing food photography with a space narrative twist!

Endless Books: 8 Weeks
- Dina Belenko

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— 4 days ago with 36575 notes
#food  #photography 
puzzlinghappenstance:

IS CLAIRE STARING AT THE LATEST DELIVERY UPDATE? 

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Start from the beginning

For a person that sometimes has a bit too much fun with dialogue, I’m amazed this comic has had only two speaking characters so far. Not so as of this update!  
Though I will leave you all with the discomfort of knowing that our new speaking role, reminds me of this moment from Bioshock….>:)

puzzlinghappenstance:

IS CLAIRE STARING AT THE LATEST DELIVERY UPDATE?

Follow on twitter or facebook as well

Start from the beginning

For a person that sometimes has a bit too much fun with dialogue, I’m amazed this comic has had only two speaking characters so far. Not so as of this update!  

Though I will leave you all with the discomfort of knowing that our new speaking role, reminds me of this moment from Bioshock….>:)

— 4 days ago with 8 notes
#reblogging from my art blog 
ianference:

Pictured here is Carrie Furnace at sunset.  The last remaining portion of the enormous Homestead Steel Works complex of US Steel, Furnaces 6 and 7 stand proudly beside the Monongahela River right outside of Pittsburgh, which earned the moniker “The Steel City” for its industrial heritage.  Thankfully, although most of the complex has been eradicated for scrap, Furnaces 6 and 7 were given National Register of Historic Places designation last decade and immediately granted Landmark District status, and plans are underway to turn the site into an industrial heritage museum & national park.

ianference:

Pictured here is Carrie Furnace at sunset.  The last remaining portion of the enormous Homestead Steel Works complex of US Steel, Furnaces 6 and 7 stand proudly beside the Monongahela River right outside of Pittsburgh, which earned the moniker “The Steel City” for its industrial heritage.  Thankfully, although most of the complex has been eradicated for scrap, Furnaces 6 and 7 were given National Register of Historic Places designation last decade and immediately granted Landmark District status, and plans are underway to turn the site into an industrial heritage museum & national park.

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— 5 days ago with 190 notes
#ref pertho  #Architecture  #furnace 

artrubzow:

If you cant attend life drawing sessions. This is the best thing for you

Let me show you something I recently found : Croquis Cafe!

You get to see models of different colors and shapes in a life drawing setting. They move and breath while posing (breathing like in real life :O) ambient music is playing in the background and you have 1, 2  and 5 minute sessions. I find it very helpful , you should try it.

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— 5 days ago with 20115 notes
#nude  #life drawing  #nsfw 

recipesforweebs:

So, as a chef and a former intense athlete, I have to be hella conscious about keeping in shape and not gaining a shit ton of weight by inhaling everything I eat 24/7. This is why, when I can, I like to work with healthier shit to combat all the creamy, sugar and fat filled delicacies I make like 24/7.

For everyone like me who’s working on staying in shape or being healthy, this recipes for you, my precious weeb losers.

Based on the Honey Lemon Slices from Kuroko no Basuke (my current obsession), I decided to do my own take on this insanely good for you Japanese treat.

OH. AND FUN FACT ABOUT THESE. IT’S A SNACK AND A DRINK ALL IN ONE. You’ll find out what I’m talking about later.

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Honey Lemon Slices
(serves: an entire fucking basketball team ayyoo)

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Ingredients-

  • 2 lemons
  • enough honey to fully cover all the lemons*
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp  ginger
  • 7 mint leaves (for later)
  • 4 cups water (for later)

*So fun fact for all your plebs out there: there’s like 5 million types of honeys that vary in not only flavor, but texture. For this recipe, I used a creamy clover honey mixed with a more transparent, thick chestnut honey to combat the sweetness with some bitterness from the chestnut. Use whatever the fuck you want, but if you’re using a raw, or creamy honey, mix it with some water to make it more liquidy and stuff.

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Procedure-

  • Thinly slice the lemons, making sure you’re using basically everything but the ends and REMOVE ALL THE SEEDS HOLY SHIT.
  • Once they’re all sliced, mix your honey with the cinnamon and ginger until it’s all combined. Then, take a glass tupperware container thing and cover the bottom with a thin layer of your honey mixture.
  • On top of that, add one layer of lemon slices, and then just alternate between honey and lemon slices until you finished all the lemon slices. 
  • Once that’s done, pour in the remainder of your honey mixture so that it completely covers the lemons, and then cover that with a lid and throw it in the fridge.
  • Keep it chilled for at least 2 days, and no more than 3 days. Try and shake or mix the container at least twice a day so that the lemon juices can mix with the honey.
  • Once that’s all done, throw it in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes so that they’re hella chilled, and then remove the lemon slices from the container.
  • After they’re all plated and shit, combine 4 cups of water, 7 mint leaves, and hell, some ice cubes, with the liquid in the tupperware container.
  • Defeat your basketball foes with your incredible jumps and your moe qualities.

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TADAH MOTHERFUCKER. You just made a hella healthy treat for you and your shit weeb friends to eat and drink while you’re watching kawaii dudes dripping glittery sparkle sweat all over the B-Ball courts.

Make this during the summer when you want something cold, sweet and healthy to devour, make em when you’re sick to get some radical antioxidants and vitamin C or whatever, just make them all the fucking time I dare you, you pieces of shit.

ALRIGHTY. THAT’S ALL FOR THIS RECIPE. STAY TUNED FOR MORE RECIPES THAT WILL DEFINITELY NOT INVOLVE KUROKO NO BASUKE IN SOME WAY (maybe probably i think sort of)

Later, nerds. 

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— 5 days ago with 14591 notes
#recipes  #sweet summer stuff  #food 

bornbymidnight:

The tower of Babel - Yoko Kanno

— 6 days ago with 18 notes
#music 
shortcuttothestars:

Perfect autumn day <3Literally everything is thrifted, even my tights :P Found the shorter skirt yesterday, it’s so perfect for layering!

shortcuttothestars:

Perfect autumn day <3

Literally everything is thrifted, even my tights :P Found the shorter skirt yesterday, it’s so perfect for layering!

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— 6 days ago with 719 notes
#clothing