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So I was in town today and I saw a store advertising Black Friday offers.
I live in the United Kingdom.
Oh god, it’s catching!
#CHECK OUT your differences in wand technique here#and how fluidly and casually Ron throws a curse in comparison to Harry and Hermione#Hermione has done the reading and is technically perfect of course#Elbow straight; wrist bent #Wand tip aligned with left sightline#left arm held loosely behind her for balance #Harry hasn’t ever done the reading#Grip too tight; elbow locked #Shoulders raised#Left elbow cranked in awkwardly against his body #Kids’ll imitate his awful technique#and Junior Aurors#it’ll make their parents nuts; don’t twist your neck like that I don’t care what Auror Potter does#When you save wizardkind you can hold your wand however you want#until then drop your shoulders #Ron’s been around wand users since birth#practiced with twigs and then his brothers’ wands#Look at how the movement flows from his center #the way he uses his whole body#throws out his opposite hand behind him to counterbalance the movement#Harry and Hermione get their wands into position and then throw the curse#Ron’s spell starts mid-motion because he knows his wand will be in position in time (via helenish)
omg i love this. oh my god
You can never have enough book recs!
Sixteen-year-old Elif Bilgin of Turkey has developed a way to replace traditional petroleum-based plastic with banana peels.
The Turkish teen took home a prize for her project “Go Bananas!” Thursday after winning the second annual Scientific American Science in Action Award, associated with Google Science Fair.
“My project makes it possible to use banana peels, a waste material which is thrown away almost every day, in the electrical insulation of cables,” Bilgin said in a media statement.
“This is both an extremely nature-friendly and cheap process, which has the potential to decrease the amount of pollution created due to the use of plastics, which contain petroleum derivatives.”
Bilgin spent two years developing the bio-plastic, which does not decay. She said the process is so easy that it is possible to repeat at home, with special care taken for chemicals used in the production process.
In September, the teen will compete at Google’s California headquarters for the overall Google Science Fair prize for 15-to-16 year olds. She will also have access to a one-year mentorship.
Has anyone else noticed how many brilliant breakthroughs in science are coming from the minds of teenage girls the last few years? Between this story, the four girls in Nigeria who invented a generator that runs on urine, the California girl who invented a twenty-second cell phone charger… Who knows where we’d be today without the patriarchal interference of men, stealing or hiding the brilliance of women?
Our future is in the hands of teenage girls, and I for one feel really good about that.
When I was about 7 I wanted to invent a thing that purified water based off of fish gills. I went to the school library to do research like a good little inventor and one of my teachers asked me what I was doing, and then told me that there were some new barbie books in, and that I’d probably be better off with those.
Don’t forget the girl who invented a torch that’d light up just from the heat of your hands
basically everyone should stop s***ting on teenage girls because they do awesome things when you let them
I am just sitting on my bed shrieking in delight ARE YOU GUYS SEEING THIS
I want this in my life.
EXCUSE ME I KNOW THIS IS NOT RECIPES BUT DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW MINDBLOWINGLY AMAZING THIS IS????!?!?
FUCKING TAKE MY MONEY YOU BRILLIANT INDIVIDUALS!