fossilporn:

An early relative of the horse – Protorohippus venticolus – about the size of a large dog.  Green River Formation in Wyoming.

(Source: whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com)

alpha-blaziken:

Good Guy Sauron

I know he didn’t actually create the Palantiri

(Source: torch-dick)

bel-eriand:

The Oath of Fëanor 

Team Fëanorians for the Silmarillion Read-Along!

misbehavingmaiar:

We Two Jailcrows — RivkaZ 2014
(Palette #1 for the meme).


 In which Melkor rescues Miriel from Mandos in exchange for the Silmarils, and the two clandestinely revisit her abandoned chambers in search of rewards, and old memories. 

houseofhaleth:

This gif is the only contribution I have for Celegorm day.

…do I need to say any more though.

unamusedsloth:

Grackle bird asks for water

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#awwwwww #BURDS!!!!

bold what you prefer

heckofabecca:

ainulindale or valaquenta or quenta silmarillion or akallabêth

two lamps or two trees or sun and moon

valinor or middle-earth

elves or men or dwarves

sindar or teleri or noldor or vanyar

fëanor or fingolfin or finarfin

gondolin or doriath or nargothrond

haladin or bëorians or hadorians

orcs or balrogs or dragons

thuringwethil or melian or sauron

andreth/aegnor or beren/lúthien or tuor/idril

túrin or niënor or beleg or finduilas

lúthien or dior or elwing

maedhros or fingon or finrod felagund

margozofrhun:

Easterlings time!

Actually there are A LOT of leaders from the different tribes, so I only took the leaders of the Wainriders, the Balchoth and the Golden Army, the three great times that some tribes of Rhûn were united.

(Specially thanks to renniebabblings for the great drawing of my character!)

Full view: http://enanoakd.deviantart.com/art/Leaders-of-the-Easterlings-471232542

I love playing Brienne of Tarth because, when I was growing up, I didn’t really see people on television that I felt that I could identify with. Women all looked kind of a particular way, women characters that were popular, anyway. And when I had the opportunity to play this part, it made me explore the parts of myself I had hidden from. I had very long hair. I wanted to look very feminine, really tall. (x)

(Source: rubyredwisp)

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blackyote:

plastexxx:

National Geographic Magazine, May 1987, “At Home with the Arctic Wolf”.

Photos: Jim Brandenburg

Basically my favourite NGM article when I was a kid.

Me, too!  How is this such a universal thing??

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