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The world’s highest bridge, The Bridge Of Immortals, is situated in the Yellow Mountains, also known as Huangshan. From the bridge you will have a breathtaking view, and see how the clouds are touching mountainsides beneath you.

The world’s highest bridge, The Bridge Of Immortals, is situated in the Yellow Mountains, also known as Huangshan. From the bridge you will have a breathtaking view, and see how the clouds are touching mountainsides beneath you.

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Thursday, August 28th 2014
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7:32 PM

pallet-town-julie-brown:

threelittlemonkeybutts:

holybat:

elindigenazi:

otaachimow:


satsekhem:


otaachimow:


cosmicyoruba:


thegoddamazon:


sikssaapo-p:


elindigenazi:


Haha this made me laugh XD


I’m sure they would’ve, if they didn’t decided to abandon colonizing here, but for some reason they just decided to”fuck it” and leave…


Right? Pretty sure the Vikings were conquerors.


Maybe the Vikings were not conquerors as popularly imagined?


lol. okay guys this is what happened.
Erik the Red got kicked out of Iceland cos he killed someone. He wandered over to Greenland and then started trying to convince people to come live with him and they set up this sad little settlement there. Later another dude got blown off course trying to get there and happened to see North America, so he told Erik’s son Leif and Leif went to go check it out, but they didn’t see any people.
A few years later Leif’s brother Thorvald went exploring to try and get some furs and stuff. He found nine indigenous people sleeping under canoes and so what does he do? Yeah he kills eight of them and the ninth one runs off and comes back with a force of very angry Inuit who then killed him. Not exactly a promising start.
Anyway long story short, the Norse did a really crappy job interacting with the indigenous people so the Inuit just beat them back to Greenland and then they were too stubborn to eat fish like the native people instead of trying to raise sheep in Greenland so they either died or moved back to Iceland. 
Basically, it’s not that they were significantly nicer than Columbus, it’s mostly that they happened to piss off the Inuit before they managed to transmit diseases to them. 


This is why I have issues with “American ingenuity” bullshit about how the colonists took over America. No. It was not superior weapons or ingenuity. It was that we wiped out their populations with disease.


I am reblogging just because I never like to miss a chance to remind people that Natives consistently controlled and overwhelmed European forces before they were hit by epidemics. People of the northeast coast kept a very tight leash on Europeans until the early 1600s when disease hit (and Europeans commented that they couldn’t settle there because there were too many people), the Spanish got their butts kicked in Mexico until smallpox ravaged the Triple Alliance, and the majority of the middle part of the continent was entirely dependent on Native whims until the huge epidemic of 1780 (Native domination lasted longer in some areas of course, well into the 1800s, but before the epidemic Europeans didn’t even have a chance). 
I feel very confident saying that if diseases had not affected indigenous Americans, then Europe would not have conquered the continents. 


Reblogging because it is important for people understand the bold. it is true, the Europeans could not have won without the diseases brought to us. The argument saying that they won because they were “advanced” is invalid because not even their weaponry was enough to beat native people. It was their diseases, which they knew, that could potentially decimate our population. So no, Europeans were not more “advanced” they were just filthy, which is the reason why they carried disease in the first place.

In Chile somehow the Mapuche didn’t get weakened by disease, and they never ever let the Spanish alone (In fact, they’re still fighting to this day). The Spanish were so done trying to fight them that at the end they set up the Bío-Bío river as a natural geographical limit, to the North was the Chilean Capitanía, to the South of the river were the Mapuche (Of course, the Spanish would cross the river to steal away people and get them into the Encomienda system because they were and are shit like that).

I’d read somewhere once that we shot their camp leader through the skull with a single arrow.
Idk idk maybe it was both but truth is, yeah, we fought off invaders for centuries.
Now, who DIDN’T we kill? Africans and Asians. Why? BECAUSE THEY CAME TO TRADE PEACEFULLY.
It’s only ever white fuckers that mess shit up.


The only reason they conquered the amerixas was because indigenous people were nice and felt bad for the lazu dtatving europeans . In south america when europeans arrived, they were not used to the climate, agriculture etc. but played nice with the indigenous groups there long enough to divide and conquer and exploit the rivalry between different groups, spoil their agriculture with nasty diseased european livestock (pigs and rats ) and of course spread disease. Same thing later on on north america with the English but much slower .

pallet-town-julie-brown:

threelittlemonkeybutts:

holybat:

elindigenazi:

otaachimow:

satsekhem:

otaachimow:

cosmicyoruba:

thegoddamazon:

sikssaapo-p:

elindigenazi:

Haha this made me laugh XD

I’m sure they would’ve, if they didn’t decided to abandon colonizing here, but for some reason they just decided to”fuck it” and leave…

Right? Pretty sure the Vikings were conquerors.

Maybe the Vikings were not conquerors as popularly imagined?

lol. okay guys this is what happened.

Erik the Red got kicked out of Iceland cos he killed someone. He wandered over to Greenland and then started trying to convince people to come live with him and they set up this sad little settlement there. Later another dude got blown off course trying to get there and happened to see North America, so he told Erik’s son Leif and Leif went to go check it out, but they didn’t see any people.

A few years later Leif’s brother Thorvald went exploring to try and get some furs and stuff. He found nine indigenous people sleeping under canoes and so what does he do? Yeah he kills eight of them and the ninth one runs off and comes back with a force of very angry Inuit who then killed him. Not exactly a promising start.

Anyway long story short, the Norse did a really crappy job interacting with the indigenous people so the Inuit just beat them back to Greenland and then they were too stubborn to eat fish like the native people instead of trying to raise sheep in Greenland so they either died or moved back to Iceland. 

Basically, it’s not that they were significantly nicer than Columbus, it’s mostly that they happened to piss off the Inuit before they managed to transmit diseases to them. 

This is why I have issues with “American ingenuity” bullshit about how the colonists took over America. No. It was not superior weapons or ingenuity. It was that we wiped out their populations with disease.

I am reblogging just because I never like to miss a chance to remind people that Natives consistently controlled and overwhelmed European forces before they were hit by epidemics. People of the northeast coast kept a very tight leash on Europeans until the early 1600s when disease hit (and Europeans commented that they couldn’t settle there because there were too many people), the Spanish got their butts kicked in Mexico until smallpox ravaged the Triple Alliance, and the majority of the middle part of the continent was entirely dependent on Native whims until the huge epidemic of 1780 (Native domination lasted longer in some areas of course, well into the 1800s, but before the epidemic Europeans didn’t even have a chance). 

I feel very confident saying that if diseases had not affected indigenous Americans, then Europe would not have conquered the continents. 

Reblogging because it is important for people understand the bold. it is true, the Europeans could not have won without the diseases brought to us. The argument saying that they won because they were “advanced” is invalid because not even their weaponry was enough to beat native people. It was their diseases, which they knew, that could potentially decimate our population. So no, Europeans were not more “advanced” they were just filthy, which is the reason why they carried disease in the first place.

In Chile somehow the Mapuche didn’t get weakened by disease, and they never ever let the Spanish alone (In fact, they’re still fighting to this day). The Spanish were so done trying to fight them that at the end they set up the Bío-Bío river as a natural geographical limit, to the North was the Chilean Capitanía, to the South of the river were the Mapuche (Of course, the Spanish would cross the river to steal away people and get them into the Encomienda system because they were and are shit like that).

I’d read somewhere once that we shot their camp leader through the skull with a single arrow.

Idk idk maybe it was both but truth is, yeah, we fought off invaders for centuries.


Now, who DIDN’T we kill? Africans and Asians. Why? BECAUSE THEY CAME TO TRADE PEACEFULLY.

It’s only ever white fuckers that mess shit up.

The only reason they conquered the amerixas was because indigenous people were nice and felt bad for the lazu dtatving europeans . In south america when europeans arrived, they were not used to the climate, agriculture etc. but played nice with the indigenous groups there long enough to divide and conquer and exploit the rivalry between different groups, spoil their agriculture with nasty diseased european livestock (pigs and rats ) and of course spread disease.

Same thing later on on north america with the English but much slower .

Thursday, August 28th 2014
7:24 PM

angelclark:

99-Year-Old Lady Sews A Dress A Day For Children In Need 

Lillian Weber, a 99-year-old good Samaritan from Iowa, has spent the last few years sewing a dress a day for the Little Dresses For Africa charity, a Christian organization that distributes dresses to children in need in Africa and elsewhere.

Weber’s goal is to make 1,000 dresses by the time she turns 100 on May 6th. So far, she’s made more than 840. Though she says she could make two a day, she only makes one – but each single dress she makes per day is personalized with careful stitchwork. She hopes that each little girl who receives her dress can take pride in her new garment.

(via elle-world)

Thursday, August 28th 2014
7:23 PM

mynameisdreik:

sandandglass:

Daily Show correspondent Michael Che tries to find a safe place to report from.

Shit, might as well.

(via elle-world)

Thursday, August 28th 2014
7:20 PM

Patient and Productive

Patient and Productive

Wednesday, August 27th 2014
10:52 PM

freekahzoid:

the-dragonblades-shadow:

sizvideos:

Video

//This began the rise of Aperture Science.

I wanna see how much of an effect a bullet would have, if any.

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Wednesday, August 27th 2014
4:30 PM

beauloveroe:

hbcreative:

I won’t soon forget the events that took place in #Ferguson … will you?

Wednesday, August 27th 2014
3:00 PM

Your brain is wired for survival, not happiness. That is why it keeps bringing up negative emotions, past mistakes and worries about the future. Because of this wiring, you can get stuck in repetitive cycles of self-criticism, worry and fear that interfere with your ability to enjoy the present moment.
- Why anxiety is so hard to manage (and how to fix it)

That’s why you gotta Live from your Heart💗

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