The talking mirror' trope from fairy tales probably originated when a careless time-traveler was seen using a Smart phone or a tablet. Siri Siri on my phone how the heck do I get home | just shower thoughts | lol tumblr
For disabled characters, being cured is a common trope. What’s more, in most of these narratives, classics as well as recent kidlit, the characters are cured because they’re better than they were at the start of the book: kinder, gentler, braver. And finally, finally, they’re normal and whole. And quite frankly, that trope needs to GTFO.|| Author Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends) at Disability in Kidlit
As an astrobiologist I spend a lot of my time working in the lab with samples from some of the most extreme places on Earth investigating how life might survive on other worlds in our solar system and what signs of their existence we could detect. If there is biology beyond the Earth the vast majority of life in the Galaxy will be microbialhardy single-celled life forms that tolerate a much greater range of conditions than more complex organisms can. To be honest my own point of view is…
Before watching Riverdale I saw a screenshot of a Bughead scene and I thought to myself "hmmm not sure how I feel about that." Then like to episodes in I'm like "I AM 100% ON BOARD. GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!" Now I'm Bughead trash.