Sound waves transmitted through flammable gas. You can even visualize the nodes and antinodes. 21 years and Im still mesmerized by the flames of a simple fireplace but this is a whole different level.
This is remarkable. They share four arms, two legs, and possibly a stomach. However, they have separate lungs, hearts and brains.
I will forever be amazed by the human body.
I can get my head turned by a good-looking guy as much as the next girl. But sexy doesn’t impress me. Smart impresses me, strength of character impresses me. But most of all, I am impressed by kindness. Kindness, I think, comes from learning hard lessons well, from falling and picking yourself up. It comes from surviving failure and loss. It implies an understanding of the human condition, forgives its many flaws and quirks. When I see that in someone, it fills me with admiration.
We despise and abhor the bully, the brawler, the oppressor, whether in private or public life, but we despise no less the coward and the voluptuary. No man is worth calling a man who will not fight rather than submit to infamy or see those that are dear to him suffer wrong.
—Theodore Roosevelt (via observando)
"You can wipe out an entire generation, you can burn their homes to the ground, and somehow they’ll still find their way back. But if you destroy their history, you destroy their achievements, then it’s as if they never existed."
-George Clooney’s character in Monuments Men (a must see)