Artistic microscope slides produced in the Victorian era (1840~1900) by arranging hundreds of tiny diatoms into intricate patterns. This was often accomplished by using a single hair to move the diatoms in a special chamber that prevented disturbance to the slide. The fabrication of these amazing objects must have required incredible patience, attention to detail, and a steady hand.
There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
by J.K. Rowling (via quotemybooks
How do you just stop being terrified of getting left behind and ending up by yourself forever and not meaning anything to the world?
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
I love how I find quotes that sum up exactly how I’m feeling.
Real life was something happening in her peripheral vision.
Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.
Nicole Krauss, The History of Love
yes mom. okay mom I’m shutting it down. its saving. no mom its sAVING THE GAME I CANT SHUT IT DOWN NO MOM JUST WAIT FOR IT TO SAVE I AM SHUTTING IT DOWN