"All the Aides were greatly shocked at the fate of André, young, gay, and brave, like themselves."
From Washington and His Aides-De-Camp by Emily Stone Whiteley
Washington’s aides - young, gay, and brave
Me, very much me,
"The Young, The Gay, and The Brave" - title for unabashedly homoerotic series about the American Revolution, y?
"DID YOU FORGET TO PACK YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM"
— ladyhistory, on the Oregon Trail (via themischiefoftad)
Today is Copernicus’s 541th birthday. You may remember Copernicus as the man who said “Hey, what if the Earth went around the sun?” To which the Catholic Church replied “Hey, what if we set you on fire?”
holy fuck why the fuck do retail jobs make you do those fucking “Virtual Job Assessment” tests like jesus christ. Imagine if they had those in like the late 1800s
Over the past three days, five of your coworkers have died in the blast furnace due to a speed-up in the steel mill in which you work. Your manager says that if your plant doesn’t produce another half a ton of steel per day, he’ll cut everyone’s wages to $4/week. How would you describe your outlook on the situation?
a) I’m a person who can always see the positives in a situation
b) I enjoy a fast-paced work environment
c) I enjoy a job where my employer recognizes outstanding achievement