Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy - Dancing Groot
“Baby Groot dancing is 100 percent me. I was too embarrassed for anyone to be there, so I made everyone leave the room and I set up a camera and I videotaped myself dancing. Then I sent the video to the animators and had them animate over that. I begged them not to leak the video! Two of my closest friends came to an early screening and said ‘Hey, I recognize those moves! That’s you dancing isn’t it?!’” - Vin Diesel
reblogged before but that comment just makes it that much better
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Vin Diesel is actually precious and we must protect him
What You’ll Need:
- A Green Candle
- A cauldron (or fire proof bowl)
- A handful of soil
- A green pouch
- A Piece of Paper
- A Green Ink Pen
- A coin that has significance you to
Best time to cast: Waxing moon.
Step One: After preparing for spellwork (cleanse an area/cast circle if needed) Place the alfalfa in your cauldron then sprinkle cinnamon over it. Then light your candle and focus on your need. Be very specific about what exactly you want (money? booming business? steady income?)
Step Two: Tear off a slip of the paper and write out the following:
Like Pig may I wallow in the riches of life. I ask Pig humbly for -exactly what you need-. (You can say $100 by next Tuesday or be more general. Just make sure you are clear in what it is you need and by when.)
Step Three: Roll up the slip of paper and light it in the candle. Put the burning message into the cauldron with the alfalfa and let it burn a bit. Continue to focus on what you need, imagining your wish coming true.
Step Four: Scoop the soil into the cauldron and make sure it covers the rest. Then add the water to make mud because pigs love wallowing in mud! Once you get it nice and muddy, drop your coin of choice into the mix.
Step Five: On the remaining paper write out money symbols ($, sigils, whatever you see as representing wealth). Scoop out some mud and smear it across the symbols. Then dig out your coin and place it in the center of the paper.
Step Six: Fold up the paper in thirds and keep folding it until it’s small enough to tuck into your pouch.
Step Seven: Take your pouch and place it somewhere that it can receive moonlight over night. We want the new beginnings of the waxing moon to represent our new beginning in wealth.
Step Eight: The next day, open the pouch and take out the coin. This coin should be tucked into your wallet, your checkbook, under the doorstep of your business- someplace that you associate with your current money. Pig will then seek out the muddy coin and bestow the wealth requested to that location.
DIY Potion and Spell Book Tutorial from Better After. This is a really good tutorial using plastic toys, glue gun, cardstock and paper towels. This FIY is based on a tutorial by SEEING THINGS - my favorite Halloween Blog that had great printables and tutorials and is now DEAD & GONE. This is why if I see a printable I like, I don’t wait unitl later to download it.
~This would also be a nice tutorial for an actual spell book instead of just a decoration.
Whoever keeps making my pandora play My Heart Will Go On, and other songs of the kind, I get it. Jesus Tapdancing Christ. You can cut it out. In the 20minutes I’ve been listening it’s come on twice, on the Disney station.
on to the Disney station.
Every station is playing either sad love songs, or songs about getting over something.
You mean 90% of all pop music in the last, oh say, thirty years or so?
Think about it.
For this particular spell, I recommend keeping the jar for at least one lunar month (new moon to new moon works best in my experience but any time will do). Shake it whenever the individual decides to be a pain in your ass.
BRING THOSE LIBRARY BOXES IN, BITCHES.
IT’S MUTHAFUCKIN’ BOOKCASE-O-CLOCK!
Built it myself, with only one bang to the thumb, two pieces that had to be uncoupled and turned around, and a modicum of swearing.
Time to make the library!
Um….fuck NO, he is not.
The guy who abused me has been out of my life for almost ten years and good fucking riddance.
Ragnar is nothing like him. He’s a wonderful man, he treats me like gold, and he would NEVER hurt me the way that piece of slime did.
I wouldn’t be moving in with him…I wouldn’t even be DATING him…if I thought he was like that. He would’ve been kicked to the curb LONG ago.
And also fuck off with your shaming! Fuck off straight down that nice brambley path right there. Try and lead with your face.
Chillin’ in the new place, waiting for my Viking to get home. Work kept him later than expected, so I made some dinner so he’ll have something nice to come home to. Yanno, in addition to the adorable witch who loves him. :)
Still getting used to the new-apartment noises. We’re on an end unit, so luckily the sounds from next door are extremely limited. But it’s still a new environment, and Bree-kitty is a skittish thing until she gets properly settled.
Map of the World by Natural Skin Color
i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening
actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d.
THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.
Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.
Where are the Inuit? You know, brown skinned aboriginal peoples located in the northern part of Canada and some of Europe? Cause they sure as hell aren’t white..
Probably in the swath that’s labeled “no data.” I’d like to see stats for those regions myself.
My cat loves when we play CAH because she squeezes into the box and becomes some kind of monorail…
Cats Against Humanity
THe biggest, blackest cat
And now for a Halloween themed post.
Also known as Samhein, Sauin, La Samhna, Samhuiin, Oiche Shamhna, Samain, Hallowmas, Shadowfest, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhuinn, Samhain, Witch’s New Year, Summer’s End, the Third Harvest, Samana, Vigil of Saman, and others.
The name “Samhain”, and its other spellings and similar names, comes from the Old Irish “sam” for summer and “fuin” for end, thus making this holiday the mark of the end of summer.
The celebration of Halloween goes back six thousand years where the Celtic people celebrated the end of the harvest and the coming of winter. This day is traditionally October 31st, though some celebrated it in the early days of November. Its most precise date is when the sun is at 15 degrees Scorpio. In the year of 2013, it will occur on November 7th. The celebration usually began the day before, at sunset.
This day was used to honor the dead and those who had passed away that year, as it was said the veil between the living and the dead was thinnest at this time of year. Rather than mourning the dead, Halloween was a celebration for the death of all things old and the beginning of all things new.
- An owl that circles a house three times is said to be a sign that someone within the house will die soon.
- It is said robins gained their red feathers because they attempted to remove the thorn crown from Jesus’s head, but his blood fell on the bird instead.
- It is unlucky to kill a robin.
- The eye on a peacock feather is said to be the “evil eye” and therefore bad luck to bring inside a home.
- There are countless superstitions about birds near homes and windows that signify oncoming death.
- Tip your hat at a magpie to avoid back luck.
- It’s unlucky to kill sparrows because they carry the souls of the dead.
- A crow at the window represents the soul of a dead person.
- A nearby robin carries the soul of a deceased family member.
- If a bird call comes from the north, misfortune will follow.
- If a bird call comes from the west, good luck will follow.
- If a bird call comes from the south, a good harvest will follow.
- If a bird call comes from the east, love will follow.
- Unbaptized children become birds until they are accepted into Heaven.
- Pet birds must be informed of important family events or they will die.
- It is unlucky to find a dead bird outside the home.
- A raven near a sick person means death is coming.
- In Wales, a blind person can regain sight by showing kindness to a raven.
- Cardinal Superstitions
- Bird Folklore
- Crow Folklore
- Victorian Funeral Customs and Superstitions
- Superstitions on Death
- Superstitions of Death
- 13 Superstitions About Death and Dying
- Superstitions About Death
- Death Superstitions
- Superstitions Surrounding Death
- Put almonds in your pocket when you need to find something.
- Scatter chili peppers around your house to break a curse.
- Never blow out the first candle you lit before you blow out the others or bad luck will follow.
- Throw rice in the air to make it rain.
- Ask an orange a yes or no question and count the seeds. An even number of seeds means no and an odd number means yes.
- In a photograph of three, the person in the middle will die first.
- Walk through the branches of a maple tree to have a long life.
- Carry peach wood to have a long life.
- Eat a peach to assist in making a tough decision
- Mix salt and pepper together and scatter it around your house to repel evil.
- Do not whistle at night.
- Eat mustard seed to ensure fertility.
- Place chips of cedar wood in a box with some coins to draw money to you.
- If you bite your tongue, someone is talking about you or thinking of you.
- Hanging up a new calendar before the year is over will bring bad luck
- Animal Superstitions
- Irish Superstitions and Folklore
- Superstitions From Europe
- Superstitions in Shakespeare’s Time
- Folklore of Puerto Rico
- Old Irish Superstitions
- Put out all fires in the home the night before Halloween to cleanse negative spirits. Reignite them from a common source on Halloween.
- Burying apples along the path is said to serve as food for souls as they pass through our world.
- The veil between the living and the dead is said to be thinnest on Halloween.
- 13 Halloween Superstitions
- Halloween Superstitions
- Halloween Superstitions and Folklore
Home & Hearth Superstitions:
- Hanging a pair of scissors over the front door will cut off negativity
- Hanging a cluster of acorns on the front door will protect those who live there
- Put thorny branches on your doorstep to keep evil away
- Smell dill to get rid of hiccups
- Place cotton on an aching tooth to relieve pain
- Place a sliced onion in the room of an ill person to draw out the sickness
- Hang a pea pod with nine peas above your door to draw your future lover
- Place a pine branch above your bed to keep illness away
- Cut an apple in half and give one half to your love for a long relationship.
- Put pepper inside a piece of cotton and sew it shut to bring back a lost love
- It is bad luck for siblings to marry within the same year
- If you see a robin on Valentine’s Day, you will marry a crime fighter
- Eight Love Superstitions and Their Origins
- Superstitions About Love and Marriage
- Love Superstitions
- Wedding Superstitions
- Love Superstitions (highlight to read text)
- Smell peppermint to help you sleep
- Eat a bit of thyme before bed for sweet dreams
- Putting garlic under the bed will prevent nightmares
- Rub a lettuce leaf on your forehead to help you sleep
- Placing a full glass of water by your bed every night will collect any negativity in the room, but don’t drink it
- Putting a broom on the bed brings bad luck
- If you leave laundry hanging outside during the night, a spirit will attach itself to it and possess the wearer
- Never put a hat on the bed
- Place morning glory seeds under your bed to cure nightmares
- Place an onion underneath your pillow to have prophetic dreams
- Never sleep with your head pointing east
- Never sleep with your head pointing west
- If you go to bed backwards, you will have good dreams
- Best Books to Read for Halloween
- Best Halloween Books
- Best Halloween Picture Books
- Great Reads for Halloween
- Halloween Reads
- Reading for October Evenings
- Spooky Kids Books to Read at Halloween
- October Reading List
- Witchy Picture Books
- Halloween 2012 Must Reads
- Killer Ghost Stories
- Creepy Halloween Reads
- Haunted Reads 2013
- All Hallows Reads
- Amazing Paranormal Books
- Forests in Myth, Folklore, and Fairy Tales
- Fantasy Novels Based in Native American Myth
- Ghost Story Collections
- Asian Folktale Picture Books
Halloween is right around the corner folks…
Reblogging this for every ignorant white asshat who’s considering buying a war bonnet or doing redface or wearing one of those racist trope storebought costumes this October.
Hey, here’s a helpful hint: FUCKING DON’T.