Don’t forget that the church was literally so impressed they gave him a medal instead of imprisoning him or executing him
Mozart only needed to hear a piece once to play it better than the original. And on top of that, they believed all his music to have been created by someone else, not this kid, so they locked him in a tower for a period of time (forget how long) with only music paper. When they came back all the paper was filled and he had written on the walls as well. AND ALL THE MUSIC WAS PHENOMENAL. how much more perfect can you get than Mozart? If you want to know more: watch the movie Amadeus. It’s historically accurate but also funny at times. Watch. it.
so he was the first to illegally download a song
And for those of you that would like to hear the first illegally downloaded song that the Vatican kept a secret for so long because it was “too beautiful for human knowledge” You can find it here.
Whether it be platonically or romantically, I think it’s safe to say we all ship these two.
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SHARKS and TROPHIC CASCADES
What Happens When Sharks Disappear?
Infographics by Lily Williams
Even worse: Humboldt squid will overpopulate. And they learn what to eat through trial and error. They are even known to attack and seriously harm divers. [x]
Protect your Ocean.
sharks are fucking important
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I thought this was leading to something deep…I wasn’t disappointed.
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you fucked up
I CAN’T STOP LAUGHING IT HURTS
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A Texas man is under arrest after gunning down a SWAT team member as the officer quietly tried to climb in through the apartment’s window during predawn hours.
Police State USAreports that a resident fatally shot Detective Charles “Chuck” Dinwiddie as the officer climbed in through a ground level window as part of a “no knock” raid. The officers were there due to suspicion that residents were in possession of controlled substances.
Upon hearing a noise, resident Marvin Louis Guy, 50, opened fire on the unidentified officers, shooting three others as well, although only one fatally.
Guy is currently being held on capital murder charges in connection with Dinwiddie’s death, even though it’s unclear how Guy was supposed to know that the men crawling in through the window were police officers since they hadn’t identified themselves.
The evidence sheet lists a laptop, a safe, a pistol, and a glass pipe, but no drugs were found. Given the evidence, why did police deem it necessary to seek a “no knock” warrant and why did a judge sign off on it?
Very little is known about Mr. Guy, but Dinwiddie left behind two children, all because his SWAT team went creeping into a home where the residents didn’t even have any drugs. Is that the best use of law enforcement tax dollars?
Guy’s bond has been set at $3 million dollars.
Thank you lieutenantnorals!
this happened in Texas where it is perfectly legal to shoot and kill someone who is breaking into your home
Literally everybody knows that in Texas you can open fire on someone who comes onto your property without permission. What in the hell did they expect??
Where the NRA at? In the largest pro-gun state of Texass, those second amendment rights only apply if you’re white.
What also gets me is CAPITAL MURDER charges.
Capital murder denotes premeditation, meaning that for this to be capital murder, this man would have had to have planned it out.
How can you plan ahead to kill someone who’s coming through your window while you’re sitting there minding your own business? If a guy dressed like a storm trooper hopped through my window I would probably shoot them too because people don’t typically enter homes through the window with any sort of legitimate reason (especially dressed like they’re going to war).
He was defending his property from what he perceived (quite rightly so) as a threat. Anyone could imagine that shooting someone breaking and entering into one’s home is more a split-second decision than anything else. There’s no room for premeditation. We’re so quick to defend gun ownership when it’s a white person behind the trigger but God help you if you aren’t white and find gun ownership to be right for you and your life. He isn’t being held on capital murder charges because he committed what would constitute a capital murder, he’s being held on the highest of murder charges because he was an African American exercising his American (and Texan!) right to use firearms to defend his home and property.How can you plan ahead to kill someone who’s coming through your window while you’re sitting there minding your own business?
allow me to answer that for you: because he’s a black man living in america
Did you guys know that lighters are magic because I didn’t.
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Here is “ELYX“, a cute little doodle wandering through Paris, France as well as various parts of the world through the sketchbook of YAK, its creator, who draws his mascot for more than 3 years! Some adorable, funny and creative adventures to follow on his Instagram account or on his website: ELYX.
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