Ramblings of a Classy Lady

Drama dork, closet tap dancer, total brony, honorary member of the Blondetourage, fangirl of life, and recovering bowling addict.

Green Day makes everything better.

Unlikely simultaneous historical events

simhasanam:

quantumblog:

jkottke:

A poster on Reddit asks: What are two events that took place in the same time in history but don’t seem like they would have?

Spain was still a fascist dictatorship when Microsoft was founded.

There were no classes in calculus in Harvard’s curriculum for the first few years because calculus hadn’t been discovered yet.

Two empires [Roman & Ottoman] spanned the entire gap from Jesus to Babe Ruth.

When the pyramids were being built, there were still woolly mammoths.

The last use of the guillotine was in France the same year Star Wars came out.

Oxford University was over 300 years old when the Aztec Empire was founded.

When pilgrims were landing on Plymouth Rock, you could already visit what is now Santa Fe, New Mexico to stay at a hotel, eat at a restaurant and buy Native American silver.

The first wagon train of the Oregon Trail heads out the same year the fax machine is invented.

Nintendo was formed the same year Van Gogh painted Starry Night.

Cleopatra (the last Pharaoh of Egypt) lived closer to the moon landings than she did to the building of the Pyramids of Giza.

When Kublai Khan became the Mongol Emperor, the first humans were setting foot on New Zealand.

(via politicalmachine)

sabot-cat:

"What’s your favorite album, or book?" "I really like Metamorphosis, I think it says a lot about the human condition and psyche." "Yeah I love Franz Kafka." "Oh no, I was talking about Hilary Duff’s debut album."  

(via menorahtheexplorer)

disneykin:

remember how for years everyone used to joke that a tumblrcon would be the single shittiest thing in the world? well now its happened and guess what, we were right

(via ruffiannihilator)

pisceanunderworld:


~* an extra hour in the ballpit *~
mad world - gary jules // sound of silence - simon and garfunkel // untitled - simple plan // shattered - trading yesterday // bring me to life - evanescence // in the end - linkin park // just a dream - nelly // somebody that i used to know - gotye

listen here
inspired by this post

pisceanunderworld:

~* an extra hour in the ballpit *~

mad world - gary jules // sound of silence - simon and garfunkel // untitled - simple plan // shattered - trading yesterday // bring me to life - evanescence // in the end - linkin park // just a dream - nelly // somebody that i used to know - gotye

listen here

inspired by this post

asphyxion:

some of the people on my dash i just assume are their icons bc i’ve never seen their pics so it’s like “oh look gandalf is up late bloggin again” 

(via sturmtruppen)

khaleesmas1:

date a boy who reads. or better yet date a 37 year old recent divorcee with a highly diversified stock portfolio who’s looking to feel young again and can treat you to what you deserve

(Source: lionelmessiah, via gpros)