eskalations:

Avatar: The Last Airbender Documentary (Full) - Avatar Spirits 

For those who have never taken the time to watch this documentary, I STRONGLY urge you to do so now. It’s near ridiculous how much effort these men have put into their work, along with both the crews of atla and lok. After watching this, you will see why being pulled from the air is such a big deal. 

I’m gonna couch this “OCD really sucks sometimes” sentiment in a much more positive “check out this awesome coping thing” PSA instead. Cool?

Okay, so, with extreme handwashing and the end of summer comes the inevitable cracking and bleeding of dry skin. Since “just stop washing your hands so much” is the Rock to my Sisyphus, I’ve relied on hand lotions instead.

Now I’ve tried it all. Most hand lotions I try during the day, even if I only apply to the backs of my hands, instantly make me want to wash again so I’m almost completely limited to repairing my hands at night. Curel, Eucerin, Dove, St. Ives, (the list goes on) all wash off easily the next day but they don’t do a great job healing the stubborn cuts. The heavyweights like Udder-ly Smooth, Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream, and even Cocoa Butter all work great at deep moisturizing but they cling so much that I end up spending the next morning scrubbing it off my hands with dish detergent which totally defeats the purpose. No good.

Then I found:

It smells like a Grandma’s powder room but a small dab on the back of the hands goes a long way and it soaks in fast so it’s great during the day and can be reapplied easily. The thing is: It’s prohibitively expensive (even when it’s on sale) and it’s only from the Body Shop so that’s a 20 minute drive at least. Also the smell is POWERFUL which can be tough for folks. Also the tube is a pain to use one-handed so sometimes you get lotion on the outside of the tube which means no more day-time use (day-time use solely consisting of applying lotion to the backs of my hands. the second my fingertips get greasy. nope. gotta wash).

Then last year when I was too broke for the rose cream and my hands were so painfully dry I could barely focus, I got this out of desperation:

HOLY SNACK-EATING MADONNA OF THE CUPCAKES

Seems super duper runny and they only come in these tiny (if convenient and adorable) bottles. But let me explain you a thing.

THESE THINGS ARE AWESOME. The smell is much lighter than the rose cream. The size and shape of the bottle make it WICKED easy to keep with me during the day and apply directly to the backs of my hands without getting nasty and hand-washing-triggering goop all over the goddamn tube. And. AND. I can get them at Target or order a whole bunch from Amazon with free shipping. It’s got a soapy smell but that’s kinda my jam anyway and since I can reapply during the day, I’m FAR less likely to get those wicked deep grand canyon cuts that bleed everywhere. (Although I found using neosporin on those at night actually does help, even though they’re from hand-washing). Plus, PLUS, they’re very ungreasy feeling to begin with and when I do inevitably wash my wands, the lotion washes away completely. No waxy residue, no grimy feeling. No. None. Gone. It’s not quite as effective at moisturizing as the rose cream but for all its other benefits, I’m willing to reapply.

So yeah. If you have dry skin from extreme hand-washing and most lotions trigger more washing, I highly highly recommend the EOS hand lotion pebble thinger.

Satoshi Kon - Editing Space & Time

Tony Zhou : “Four years after his passing, we still haven’t quite caught up to Satoshi Kon, one of the great visionaries of modern film. In just four features and one TV series, he developed a unique style of editing that distorted and warped space and time. Join me in honoring the greatest Japanese animator not named Miyazaki.”

mysticplaces:

abandoned greenhouse | Belgium

photography by Martino Zegwaard

lohrien:

Illustrations by Gabriel Picolo

majiinboo:

  • Do not forget Michael Brown
  • Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
  • Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
  • Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
  • Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $200,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
  • Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
  • Do not forget Ferguson 
tohdaryl:

Paranormal investigations can often be intrusive to the dead. Especially when they are having sexy time. 

tohdaryl:

Paranormal investigations can often be intrusive to the dead. Especially when they are having sexy time. 

WHEN ONE IS EXPECTING

imyourdestinymotherfucker:

Today, I bought this book (for my sister, lets clarify that now ‘cause the only way I’m going anywhere near sperm is if I fall into a vat of it):

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BUT WAIT

THIS:

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IS:

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SOME:

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OF THE BRILLIANT:

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STUFF IT HAS IN IT:

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