words to take me at.

All the thinks I can think.

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To happiness, to here and now, to world enough and time. - Audrey Niffeneger
Clocks and compasses.
Have there ever been things more necessary or more meaningless than directions and time?

To happiness, to here and now, to world enough and time. - Audrey Niffeneger

Clocks and compasses.

Have there ever been things more necessary or more meaningless than directions and time?

(via longlivejava)

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Where are you going, and where are you from? Did the roads that you followed keep all their promises? And on that compass, were you following bubbles, numbers, arrows, or dreams?

by patrick bombaert

Where are you going, and where are you from? Did the roads that you followed keep all their promises? And on that compass, were you following bubbles, numbers, arrows, or dreams?

by patrick bombaert

(via 0ctave)

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I’ve always been fascinated by compasses. Maybe it’s because I’m awful at using them, or maybe it’s because I’m intrigued by the idea of having just one true north. Regardless, isn’t this one nifty?

I’ve always been fascinated by compasses. Maybe it’s because I’m awful at using them, or maybe it’s because I’m intrigued by the idea of having just one true north. Regardless, isn’t this one nifty?

(Source: alethefuckingplatypus)

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War Elephants vs. Flaming Pigs

mentalflossr:

War elephants were the tanks of their time. Their tough hides were nearly impervious to arrows, and their giant size made them perfect for trampling through enemy lines. In 331 BCE, Alexander the Great was so nervous about the Persian army’s pachyderms that he made a sacrifice to the God…