A pair of green-tinted spectacles is on display in the Monticello Visitors Center. These are believed to have belonged to Thomas Jefferson, although we do not know precisely what he used them for. According to Silvio Bedini, tinted glasses first appeared around 1810. They were not typically used as sunglasses as we might think of them, but “to improve the vision out of doors.”
why is he not depicted wearing these in every portrait
Somebody with art skills please rectify this horrible oversight.
a real american sphinx
can we talk about how sherlock holmes says ‘neat’
oh these kids were eating themselves to death with mercury poisoned chocolate
golly gee john come look isn’t that just nifty
Benedict talks about meeting Harrison Ford (Benedict Cumberbatch on Jimmy Fallon)
There is only one woman in the world. One woman, with many faces.
- Nikos Kazantzakis
Always always always reblog.
TIME LORD ALERT
#1 Rule Of The World: Always obey Bob Ross
Note to Self: Next time, set your phone ringtone to a song in private. You might not realize that it’s playing out loud even though you have your headphones in. And people will stare at you again for setting the Pokemon theme song as your ringer.
Writer Eric Deggans argues that it’s just as easy to stereotype white, working class people as folks of color. He’s wondering: Why haven’t we seen stronger protests of shows that stereotype whites?