The single biggest reason why I believe that Johnlock will be canon is that Mrs. Hudson’s entire job description is “make tea and foreshadow shit.”
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In addition to essentially inventing the computer, Alan Turing also broke the German Enigma Code during World War II which paved the way for the D-Day invasion. The man was a hyper-genius. I’ve read descriptions of his work by mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose. He’s been a hero of mine ever since.
The level of thought required to come up with the stuff he came up with is totally beyond my comprehension. I actually did not even know about his orientation until much later. He was prosecuted and ordered to undergo chemical castration. Soon thereafter, he committed suicide by eating a cyanide-laced apple.
The government forced him to take estrogen as a punishment (or “cure”?). He began to develop breasts and other side effects.
He committed suicide by biting into a cyanide laced apple. This is supposedly the inspiration for the name/logo of Apple computers.
and old Apple computers
the apple was a rainbow
Reblogging again because more people need to know about Turing dammit.
Those on board all had names, lives and loved ones left behind, they were the brothers, friends, sisters, daughters and partners.
Here are just a few of those victims, remembered the way that they should be: not as being parts of a tragic situation, but for their incredible lives that were cut short.
Source: Truths You Won’t Believe
Debunking more lies and racist misinformation about black men. Stop the ignorance and start to question why these myths exist in the first place, if not to demonize black men and promote the image of us as inherently criminal and violent and incapable of being educated.
"We live in an age of sound bites, and there is something about learning how to speak effectively and in small ways that is important. Say big things in small ways."-
If one cannot state a matter clearly enough so that even an intelligent twelve-year-old can understand it, one should remain within the cloistered walls of the university and laboratory until one gets a better grasp of one’s subject matter.
Over at the excellent TED Ideas channel, Helen Walters explores the subtleties behind The Good Country Index.
Also see this global survey of at what age people reach the lowest point of happiness in life.