'Flower Gleam and Glow'
Drawn in the Brushes 3 app for iPad over the course of two months. Please do not repost.
I ALMOST SCROLLED PAST AND THEN I REALIZED IT WAS FAN ART
Morning Walk by Catrin Welz-Stein
You don’t know true fear until you have a pregnancy scare
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.
I GOT SO MAD ONCE I FOUND OUT ABOUT ROSALIND FRANKLIN.
“The bottom line is that saying there are differences in male and female brains is just not true. There is pretty compelling evidence that any differences are tiny and are the result of environment not biology,” said Prof Rippon.
“You can’t pick up a brain and say ‘that’s a girls brain, or that’s a boys brain’ in the same way you can with the skeleton. They look the same.”
Prof Rippon points to earlier studies that showed the brains of London black cab drivers physically changed after they had acquired The Knowledge – an encyclopaedic recall of the capital’s streets.
She believes differences in male and female brains are due to similar cultural stimuli. A women’s brain may therefore become ‘wired’ for multi-tasking simply because society expects that of her and so she uses that part of her brain more often. The brain adapts in the same way as a muscle gets larger with extra use.
“What often isn’t picked up on is how plastic and permeable the brain is. It is changing throughout out lifetime
“The world is full of stereotypical attitudes and unconscious bias. It is full of the drip, drip, drip of the gendered environment.”
Prof Rippon believes that gender differences appear early in western societies and are based on traditional stereotypes of how boys and girls should behave and which toys they should play with.—
Heart attacks symptoms are different for women. I recently learned this.
Everyone should know these things.
Extremely important. Please reblog
if you confide in someone about an insecurity, and then when they are mad they throw it in your face, they are a bad person
This split second scene from the SuperS finale always gets me, despite not being as fond of Serenity or any of the SilMil backstory as I’m suppose to. Also, I did try to post this as a pan in my previous blog which kinda failed due to alignment issues. Edits were long overdue but I finally had a chance to do it again. So, for those Serenity lovers, enjoy!