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February 26 2017

07:54
07:54

systlin:

swarmofbees-official:

araec:

vollig-losgelost:

swarmofbees-official:

araec:

you can adopt a bee hive like how people adopt a tiger and receive bee goodies like honey and seasonal updates on how your bees are doing 

friend could you send us a link to how to do this if you have it? we would like to spread it around

oh my GOD HOW DO I DO THIS PLEASE I WANNA BE A BEE MAMA I WANT UPDATES ON HOW MY BEES ARE DOING

Here’s the link for you my lovelies  -  ‘Adopt a Beehive’ 

If the link doesn’t work, you can go to the British Bee Keepers Association (BBKA) website and look for ‘Adopt a Beehive’ which will take you to their adoption page. They have different hives all over Britain as options! I am so happy that I’m not the only one excited by this discovery! 

thank you for doing that for everyone!

OK this is awesome.

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spaceafrx:

siezureinabag:

themutantgene:

out-there-on-the-maroon:

adios-toreadork:

glumshoe:

cipherface:

glumshoe:

glumshoe:

Art forgery is the best crime tbh. It requires absolutely incredible artistic talent, technical skill, and attention to detail to make convincing fakes. Does anyone get hurt from it? No! The only people who suffer for it are the extremely wealthy who want the prestige of having original paintings in their own homes. It’s full of international intrigue and mystery. Perfect.

Also… art forgers like van Meegeren sometimes become a kind of folk hero. A swindler, sure, but a gentleman’s swindler.

I liked this guy’s story, Mark Landis, who conned several dozen museums into displaying his forgeries, but when the FBI came after him they couldn’t do anything because he had always given them away as donations. They said if they could have found that he’d ever taken anything in exchange they would have prosecuted him, but all he wanted was get to out of the house and meet people.

“The first painting Landis “donated” was a copy of a work by Maynard Dixon, an artist well-known for his paintings of cowboys and Indians. It started as impulse, Landis says, but then “everybody was just so nice and treated me with respect and deference and friendship, things I was very unused to — I mean, actually not used to at all. And I got addicted to it.”” And it looks like all his forgeries are done with cheap materials, like markers and Hobby Lobby frames.

Ok, but Wolfgang Beltracchi is probably one of the best Fraud Artists in the world.

His career brought him millions upon millions of dollars and lasted almost 40 years. He finally admitted to painting fraudulent art after the white paint he used came under scrutiny. 

Bob Simon: What do you think this Max Ernst would be worth?
Wolfgang Beltracchi: This one?
Simon: Yeah.
Beltracchi: $5 million, I think.
Simon: $5 million.  And you can do it in three days?
Beltracchi: Yeah, oh yes, yes, sure, or quicker”

-From a 60 minutes interview with Bob Simon


In The interview with Beltracchi, he said that none of his forgeries are copies, they’re all original works that the famous artists could have painted.

“Beltracchi estimates he has done 25 Max Ernsts. He is not copying an existing work. He’s painting something he thinks Ernst might have done if he’d had the time or felt like it.”
 -  The Con Artist: A multi-million dollar art scam


His wife was also in on the scam, she would dress up in old clothing and take pictures holding the paintings with old cameras to fake proof of the paintings’ ages.

At the end of the interview with Wolfgang Beltracchi he was asked if he felt he had done anything wrong, his answer was “ Yeah, I used the wrong kind of paint”

Just … the levels of con there, the fake photos and … wow. That’s incredible. 

Heroes

Also fun fact we learned in class today: Michelangelo carved a sculpture of a Roman god, broke off the arm, and then buried it. The sculpture was dug up and was considered to be an authentic Roman artefact, until Michelangelo came along with the missing arm and called shenanigans on himself, just to prove he was as skilled a sculptor as the ancient Romans.

honestly mike? chill.

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gogomrbrown:

What most American terroristslook like.

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whitegirlsaintshit:

st3fan00:

Why Wayne got socks in the jacuzzi

those are his hooves you bitch

07:50

thechildlockedinthebasement:

psa: different people with the same mental illness will act different. Two people can have bpd and be VERY different. two people with anxiety can be different. the point is, stop acting like someone with a mental disorder or illness has to be a cookie cutter of the symptoms. not. everyone. is. the. same.

February 25 2017

01:33

zombie-treds:

Normalize Ace males. 

Stop assuming that all the male population needs sex to function. 

And if they don’t it doesn’t automatically make them gay. 

01:33
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February 24 2017

20:26

daily reminder for trans/non binary ppl

grumpytrans:

you are:

- valid
- loved
- important

dont let anyone tell you otherwise 🌹

20:26
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handsomedogs:

Pitbulls are so aggressive

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bitterbitchclubpresident:

the-real-eye-to-see:

My girl!

2/21/17

A white male student “harassed her during her performance” and mouthed “dirty obscenities like, ‘show me your tits’.”

The report says that she then allegedly asked an audience member “are you being disrespectful?”, threw a drink over him, and leapt off the stage before hitting him three times, according to front-row witnesses.

Princess Nokia returned to the stage, before she allegedly threw another drink at the crowd and said “that’s what you do when a white boy disrespects you”. She then apparently stormed off the stage (x)

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the-real-eye-to-see:

Celebrate Black Princesses! 

#BlackHistoryMonth

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the-real-eye-to-see:

It was clear in advance

20:22
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chimeracorp:

thegoombs:

chimeracorp:

I’m finding these stickers around town. The url is www. tightrope. cc
This is not okay.

If you want to take them down only do so with another object (something you can scrape it away with). Do not use your bare hands. There have been cases in the past of sickos putting razor blades and sharp objects behind posters and stickers like this to hurt whoever tries to take them down. I’m sorry you had to see this garbage. Stay safe out there.

Bothers me this only has 5 notes. A saw two more at the fucking school I teach at.

20:21

fidefortitude:

vintar:

i used to get self-conscious over the smallest things but friends let me tell you that today i had to smuggle a furious 8ft python onto the bus during the school rush and not a single person noticed. not one. if people don’t care enough to notice a shopping bag writhing and seething with barely-contained reptilian hatred then i promise you that no-one will pay any attention to that blemish you’re fretting about or how you’ve done your hair

this is extremely concerning and also very reassuring, thank you and please stop bringing pythons onto public transportation 

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