The Place Where I Dump the Things I Love

desidere:

cbrachyrhynchos:

nineprotons:

notapaladin:

prettylittlerobbers:

missolivialouise:

Here’s a thing I’ve had around in my head for a while!

Okay, so I’m pretty sure that by now everyone at least is aware of Steampunk, with it’s completely awesome Victorian sci-fi aesthetic. But what I want to see is Solarpunk – a plausible near-future sci-fi genre, which I like to imagine as based on updated Art Nouveau, Victorian, and Edwardian aesthetics, combined with a green and renewable energy movement to create a world in which children grow up being taught about building electronic tech as well as food gardening and other skills, and people have come back around to appreciating artisans and craftspeople, from stonemasons and smithies, to dress makers and jewelers, and everyone in between. A balance of sustainable energy-powered tech, environmental cities, and wicked cool aesthetics. 

A lot of people seem to share a vision of futuristic tech and architecture that looks a lot like an ipod – smooth and geometrical and white. Which imo is a little boring and sterile, which is why I picked out an Art Nouveau aesthetic for this.

With energy costs at a low, I like to imagine people being more inclined to focus their expendable income on the arts!

Aesthetically my vision of solarpunk is very similar to steampunk, but with electronic technology, and an Art Nouveau veneer.

So here are some buzz words~

Natural colors!
Art Nouveau!
Handcrafted wares!
Tailors and dressmakers!
Streetcars!
Airships!
Stained glass window solar panels!!!
Education in tech and food growing!
Less corporate capitalism, and more small businesses!
Solar rooftops and roadways!
Communal greenhouses on top of apartments!
Electric cars with old-fashioned looks!
No-cars-allowed walkways lined with independent shops!
Renewable energy-powered Art Nouveau-styled tech life!

Can you imagine how pretty it would be to have stained glass windows everywhere that are actually solar panels? The tech is already headed in that direction!  Or how about wide-brim hats, or parasols that are topped with discreet solar panel tech incorporated into the design, with ports you can stick your phone charger in to?

(((Character art by me; click the cityscape pieces to see artist names)))

i am so into this wow

sign me the fuck up

I want a solarpunk future. *_*

Wow.

SOLARPUNK OH MY GODDDDDD i love it

CURVY ORGANIC LINES, REFLECT NATURE, FLORALS VEGETATION, UGHHHH I WANT IT 

p-alindrome:

let me just say a few things about ‘all about that bass’ real quick

  1. it’s a song about body positivity and we don’t get many of those so can we just take that into consideration please
  2. i know people are kicking off about her using the phrase “skinny bitches” but she does follow it up with "no, i’m just playing i know you think you’re fat / but i’m here to tell you that / every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top"  she’s taken an insult commonly given to slim women and basically a said so what if you are skinny/skinny but you think you’re fat, YOU’RE STILL PERFECT 
  3. i’ve seen shit loads of people saying it makes them feel more confident, and slim women get a ton of media reinforcing the idea that their body is perfect anyway
  4. IT’S CATCHY AS FUCK 

idodrugsandbitches:

Babies be like 😍

kaciart:

Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie on Chris Evans’ left boob grabbing problem (x)

omgggg xDD

helioscentrifuge:

justyouraveragehaggis:

beckyhop:

zftw:

we need to talk about that house loan

It’s gonna cost you a leg. Specifically, that guy’s prosthetic leg.
I need it.

I also need that guy’s eye.

okay what fucking fandom does a guy lose his prosthetic leg and his eye?

helioscentrifuge:

justyouraveragehaggis:

beckyhop:

zftw:

we need to talk about that house loan

It’s gonna cost you a leg. Specifically, that guy’s prosthetic leg.

I need it.

I also need that guy’s eye.

okay what fucking fandom does a guy lose his prosthetic leg and his eye?

Sebastian's and Anthony's Panel at Chicago Comic Con
Girl asking a question: Hi, so I have a question for both Sebastian and Anthony, umm, so as you both may know Chris Evans has this thing where he grabs people's left boobs-
Audience: *screaming and laughing*
Anthony and interviewer: what
Anthony: where on earth did you get that?!
Sebastian: *turning to Anthony* yeah he does that when he gets too excited
Audience: *laughter and screaming increases*
pombei:

Since people seemed to like my Voltorb doodles a lot, I made a Voltorb for every pokeball!
It’s also on my Society6 store!

pombei:

Since people seemed to like my Voltorb doodles a lot, I made a Voltorb for every pokeball!

It’s also on my Society6 store!

grizandnorm:

My favorites, sweet lady Snoopy and my ivory rockstud.  The most comfortable pump I own.  They come in so many different color and I want them all.

grizandnorm:

My favorites, sweet lady Snoopy and my ivory rockstud.  The most comfortable pump I own.  They come in so many different color and I want them all.

cognitivedissonance:

Ferguson, Mo. at 12:21 AM CDT, August 20.

Oscar 2015 Best Animated Feature

divergenttributefromdisneyworld:

avatarsarny:

andrusi:

peabody1999:

That Moment you realise THESE can be the 2014 Oscar nominees

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imageFor me… these are all great movies and it will be very difficult to choose the best one.

but then you remember that the voters look at that image and see this:

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Reblogging for the painfully accurate second pic

the amount of disrespect animation gets in hollywood is fucking ridiculous.