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darrynek:

These pics were taken one second apart

Lightning is REALLY BRIGHT

That’s the thing though, this isn’t lightning. The photos were both taken in daytime, the right photo being the normal condition. What you’re seeing in the left photo is a darkning strike.

Darkning is 50,000 times more rare than lightning, in fact most storms will never have a single instance of it. But when static charges between clouds become so energized that the electricity begins to form its own gravity, a black hole like the one created at CERN is briefly formed, sucking up all the light in the area and resulting in a brief “unflash” of darkning.

Less dangerous than lightning, Darkning lasts for a shorter time and you’d have to be within the event horizon to be harmed by it. Despite thousands a year dying of lightning strikes, only one man has ever been recorded as killed in a darkning strike, and that man was Lewis Caroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, which many historians believe he wrote based on that strange and fatal experience.

thank u photography side of tumblr

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?? DARKNING? THAT’S NOT EVEN SPELLED CORRECTLY, AND THE LINK TAKES YOU TO WING COMMANDER’S WIKIPEDIA PAGE.
Also, Lewis Carroll died of influenza. Jesus H. Christ.

I assure you that the post on Darkning is extremely well researched and spelled correctly and absolutely real. Furthermore, Lewis Carroll (The Pseudonym for Charles Ludwig Dawson) is well known to have died of Darkning just prior to writing Alice in Wonderland.

Seriously, before you confront posters about their well informed lessons in science, do your research and just watch the Carl Sagan video.

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withquestionablewit:

oh my god! you’re straight? i never would have guessed. you just seem so nice and pleasant and thoughtful; not at all like the other straights i’ve met

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mr-egbutt:

what I know about A Song of Ice and Fire from the first few chapters of A Game of Thrones:

  • there are approximately 7523904 characters and you get to learn the names and two sentence backstories of them all right off the bat
  • every character has six names which are used interchangeably
  • INCEST

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vethica:

throwbacksandjams:

With You - Jessica Simpson

I love this damn song so much more than I need to.

pearlcrystalgem:

travellingcompanionstephrogers:

chafing-nipples:

modmad:

nooby-banana:

becauseimdavefuckinstrider:

jim fucking carrey

jim fucking carrey

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I love Jim Carrey. I once met him in a 7/11, and I was getting a soda, I turned and saw it was him, and he saw I was going for a Doctor Pepper, so he said “Oh did you want one of these”, to which I stuttered out a yes and he grabbed all of them and said “too bad” and brought them up to the front. Then he bought his stuff and left the sodas there, and left. Almost immediately after, he ran back in and began putting the sodas back and paid for mine.

This is what happens when Candians are let lose and try to prank people

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makingplansdrawingmaps:

cupcakeforger:

timetobe-me:

intellectualbadarse:

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SIGNAL BOOST THIS

REDDIT FOR GOOD!

This is actually true and could make a difference

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