"Something my father taught me. It’s meant to harden your knuckles so you don’t break them if you get into a fight. It also has the added benefit of knocking on wood. My father believed that success is a mixture of preparation and luck. Tapping the table kills both birds with one stone."
- Frank Underwood
(Source: carwristtowfur, via heisenbergchronicles)
|Investigator:||Time of death, 4:20
"Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions."
More than 1/3rd of Americans think that astrology is a science →
A new study by the National Science Foundation shows that more than 40% of Americans think that astrology is a science, the highest levels since 1983.
While in the UK, when tabloid newspapers publish news about the latest discoveries in astronomy, many times I’ve seen them printed like this: “Astrologers discover. new……”!
I get so sick of my hobby being confused with a pseudoscience that when people ask what I do in my spare time, I just tell them I’m a stargazer! It’s incredible that in this day and age, people still don’t know the difference between an astronomer and an astrologer!