the thing i regret the most about getting a tumblr is that suddenly i’m staying up all night on this website instead of staying up all night reading a book
This is the most accurate thing I’ve ever read.
Did you know that you can make houses out of plastic bottles? By filling them with sand, and molding them together with mud or cement, the walls created are actually bullet proof, fire proof, and will maintain an comfortable indoor temperature of 64 degrees in the summer time.
And it’s not like there is any shortage on used plastic bottles out there. Here are some statistics from treehugger.com:
“The United States uses 129.6 Million plastic bottles per day which is 47.3 Billion plastic bottles per year. About 80% of those plastic bottles end up in a landfill!”
To build a two bedroom, 1200 square foot home, it takes about 14,000 bottles.
The United States throws away enough plastic bottles to build 9257 of these 2 bedroom houses per day! That’s just over 3.35 million homes, the same number of homeless people in America.
Many people in third world countries have taken up building homes out of plastic bottles, from Africa to Asia. Perhaps the trend will catch on in America and all of those bottles will stop ending up in the landfills. Wouldn’t they be better off housing the homeless? Kinda like all those empty houses scattered all over the country?
The walls from Attack on Titan, recreated in Google Earth and overlaid onto the USA and Europe.
Wall Sina (250km radius): 196,350km2 (75,811mi2)
Senegal, Africa: 196,722km2 (75,955mi2)
Washington, USA: 184,665km2 (77,116mi2)
To fly from one side to the other would take about 0:33.
To take a train from one side to the other would take about 3:56.
To drive from one side to the other would take about 5:00.
To walk from one side to the other would take almost 17 days.
Wall Rose (380km radius): 453,646km2 (175,154mi2)
Sweden, Europe: 450,295km2 (173,860mi2)
Caspian Sea, Asia: 394,299km2 (152,239mi2)
Japan, Asia: 377,930km2 (145,920mi2)
To fly from one side to the other would take about 0:50.
To take a train from one side to the other would take about 5:59.
To drive from one side to the other would take about 7:36.
To walk from one side to the other would take about 25 days.
Wall Maria (480km radius): 723,823km2 (279,470mi2)
Texas, USA: 695,621km2 (268,580mi2)
Burma, Asia: 676,578km2 (261,228mi2)
Alberta, Canada: 661,848km2 (255,541mi2)
To fly from one side to the other would take about 1:04.
To take a train from one side to the other would take about 7:33.
To drive from one side to the other would take about 9:36.
To walk from one side to the other would take 32 days.
WTF THEY DONT LOOK THAT BIG IN THE SHOW
I thought it would have had to have been at LEAST the size of China. o.0
Rat Queens Issues 1 & 2 - HighlightsArt by John “Roc” UpchurchWritten by Kurtis J Wiebe
I was kind of just wondering why Tumblr isn’t talking about this fabulously crude comic about awesome ladies.
SERIOUSLY, ALL OF YOU
GO FORTH AND BUY IT AND ENJOY THE AWESOME LADIES BEING AWESOME
INCLUDING FABULOUS QUEER AND POC LADIES ALSO
And much ridiculous-ness
I love their ‘FUCKING TENTACLES AGAIN, WHAT THE HELL’ reaction in that fifth panel so much :DI just read through volume one and this is now one of my favorite comics! It’s fucking great and I highly recommend it.
Erik Johansson (Sweden/Germany)
Erik Johansson is a full time photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Berlin, Germany. He works on both personal and commissioned projects and creates sometimes street illusions. Erik creates realistic photos of impossible scenes - capturing ideas, not moments: “To me photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in my mind. I get inspired by things around me in my daily life and all kinds of things I see. Although one photo can consist hundreds of layers I always want it to look like it could have been captured. Every new project is a new challenge and my goal is to realize it as realistic as possible.” Erik has been invited to speak at the TED conference in London on how something can look real but at the same time be impossible.
© All images courtesy the artist
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