So I'm Emillu
prosperat
prosperat:

Citing:
NoodleTools (also has a note-taking function)
This App Cites Webpages for You (Harvard-Style)
Woah I really Should Have Read That Book:
SparkNotes
CliffNotes
Productivity Apps:
Caffeine (Keeps your computer from falling asleep while you’re taking notes)
SelfControl (Keeps you from accessing certain websites. 
Flux (Adds red light to your computer so that late-night studying doesn’t fuck with your sleep schedule)
Pages (An easier-to-use word app. This one does cost money, but it’s worth it)
Calculators/Math Help:
Square Root Calculator
Cube Root Calculator
Expression Simplifier
Multi Step Equation Calculator
Slope Intercept Equation Maker
Mathway (If Jesus made a website)
Chemical Equation Balancer
DESMOS Graphing Calculator
Didn’t Listen In Class:
Crash Course
Khan Academy
Best Damn Tutoring
The Video Math Tutor
Studying/Finals:
Quizlet (create flashcards and view other people’s)
TED (basically gods gift)
FreeRice (Feed the hungry and study at the same time)
Final Grade Calculator (should i study for that last test?)
Textbooks:
Textbook Nova (Free online textbooks)
FilesTube - FilesTube searches THE ENTIRE INTERNET for files uploaded to file-sharing websites such as Rapidshare, Mediafire, or WuUpload. Sometimes people will upload pdf files of your textbook. This is always an important first search.
Google Books - You usually won’t find your textbook on Google Books, but it’s always worth a look. Sometimes pages are missing because it’s only a preview of the book, but again - always worth a look.
Scribd - People upload documents to Scribd and by becoming a member (free!) or connecting through Facebook (if you’re lazy!), you can download whatever files you may find. This sometimes includes textbooks.
BookBoon - website specifically for finding pdf versions of textbooks
Curriki - free open source materials
Flat World Knowledge - free business, humanities, and science textbooks
California Learning Resource Network
Open Culture
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
Bookfi - I just briefly looked at this site and searched for a few common terms and it looks great! Download links are provided straight from the search results. Definitely useful! (Added 1 August 2012)
Ink eBook - Recommended by a few. Seems to just be a general eBook search site! (Added 12 January 2013)
Calm the Fuck Down:
a really chill playist
coffee shop blues
coffee shop sounds
calm nature sounds
concentration/focus playlist
relaxation is key
four hours of classical music
playlists to listen to: xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx, xxx,xxx, xxx.
General Tips and Tricks 
Change the time in an email (gmail), for due dates
Note-Taking Techniques
Statistics for E V E R Y T H I N G
Also this post is very important so I will put it here too:
remember: if you’re attending a school that gives you a .edu email address, you can upgrade your amazon.com account to prime for free by going on and choosing the college/student membership. that means you get the prime 2-day shipping and even some textbook discounts (not to mention AFAIK you enjoy the amazon instant access for free for the duration of your edu email being active)

prosperat:

Citing:

Woah I really Should Have Read That Book:

Productivity Apps:

  • Caffeine (Keeps your computer from falling asleep while you’re taking notes)
  • SelfControl (Keeps you from accessing certain websites. 
  • Flux (Adds red light to your computer so that late-night studying doesn’t fuck with your sleep schedule)
  • Pages (An easier-to-use word app. This one does cost money, but it’s worth it)

Calculators/Math Help:

Didn’t Listen In Class:

Studying/Finals:

Textbooks:

  • Textbook Nova (Free online textbooks)
  • FilesTube - FilesTube searches THE ENTIRE INTERNET for files uploaded to file-sharing websites such as Rapidshare, Mediafire, or WuUpload. Sometimes people will upload pdf files of your textbook. This is always an important first search.
  • Google Books - You usually won’t find your textbook on Google Books, but it’s always worth a look. Sometimes pages are missing because it’s only a preview of the book, but again - always worth a look.
  • Scribd - People upload documents to Scribd and by becoming a member (free!) or connecting through Facebook (if you’re lazy!), you can download whatever files you may find. This sometimes includes textbooks.
  • BookBoon - website specifically for finding pdf versions of textbooks
  • Curriki - free open source materials
  • Flat World Knowledge - free business, humanities, and science textbooks
  • California Learning Resource Network
  • Open Culture
  • Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
  • Bookfi - I just briefly looked at this site and searched for a few common terms and it looks great! Download links are provided straight from the search results. Definitely useful! (Added 1 August 2012)
  • Ink eBook - Recommended by a few. Seems to just be a general eBook search site! (Added 12 January 2013)

Calm the Fuck Down:

General Tips and Tricks 

Also this post is very important so I will put it here too:

remember: if you’re attending a school that gives you a .edu email address, you can upgrade your amazon.com account to prime for free by going on and choosing the college/student membership. that means you get the prime 2-day shipping and even some textbook discounts (not to mention AFAIK you enjoy the amazon instant access for free for the duration of your edu email being active)

killyouranxiety

evalilith:

kittykatears:

ADVICE FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT HAVING A GOOD DAY:

  • wait until it gets dark and make tea or coffee or hot chocolate, or if it’s too hot outside make yourself a healthy smoothie with your favorite things in it at any point during the day
  • put on your favorite…
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areyouafraidofthedark:

pattycakeross:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out //
1. Introduction.
2. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage.
3. London Beckoned Songs Money Written By Machines.
4. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.
5. Camisado.
6. Time To Dance.
7. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.
8. Intermission.
9. But It’s Better If You Do.
10.I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
11. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.
12. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.
13. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.
- - -
Live Session EP (iTunes Exclusive) //
1. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
2. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.
3. But it’s Better If You Do.
- - -
Live In Denver //
1. Introduction.
2. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage.
3. Time To Dance.
4. London Beckoned Songs About Money Written By Machines.
5. Karma Police (Radiohead cover).
6. Camisado.
7. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.
8. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.
9. Intermission.
10. But It’s Better If You Do.
11. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
12. Tonight, Tonight (Smashing Pumpkins cover).
13. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.
14. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.
15. Band Introductions.
16. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.
- - -
Strung Out On Panic! At The Disco (String Quartet Tribute) //
1. Introduction.
2. London Beckoned Songs About Money Written By Machines.
3. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.
4. Camisado. 
5. Time To Dance.
6. Intermission.
7. But It’s Better If You Do.
8. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
9. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.
10. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.
- - -
Pretty. Odd. // 
1. We’re So Starving.
2. Nine In The Afternoon. 
3. She’s A Handsome Woman.
4. Do You See What I’m Seeing?
5. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).
6. I Have Friends In Holy Spaces.
7. Northern Downpour.
8. When The Day Met The Night.
9. Pas de Cheval.
10. The Piano Knows Something I Don’t.
11. Behind The Sea.
12. Folkin’ Around.
13. She Had The World.
14. From A Mountain In The Middle Of The Cabins.
15. Mad As Rabbits.
 - - -
Live In Chicago //
1. We’re So Starving.
2. Nine In The Afternoon.
3. But It’s Better If You Do.
4. Camisado.
5. She’s A Handsome Woman.
6. The Only Difference Between Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage.
7. Behind The Sea.
8. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.
9. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.
10. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).
11. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.
12. Folkin’ Around.
13. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
14. Northern Downpour.
15. Time To Dance.
16. Pas de Cheval.
17. Mad As Rabbits.
18. Do You Know What I’m Seeing? (Alternative version).
19. Behind The Sea (Alternative version).
20. She Had The World (Alternative version).
21. The Piano Knows Something I Don’t Know (Alternative version).
- - -
Vices & Virtues //
1. The Ballad Of Mona Lisa.
2. Kill Tonight.
3. Hurricane.
4. Memories.
5. Trade Mistakes.
6. Ready To Go (Get Me Out Of My Head).
7. Always.
8. The Calendar.
9. Sarah Smiles.
10. Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met).
11. Stall Me.
12. Oh Glory.
13. I Wanna Be Free.
14. Turn Off The Lights.
15. Bittersweet.
16. Kaleidoscope Eyes.
- - -
Panic! at the Disco Piano Tribute //
1. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.
2. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.
3. But It’s Better If You Do.
4. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage.
5. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.
6. Time To Dance.
7. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).
8. Nine In The Afternoon.
9. New Perspective.
10. The Ballad Of Mona Lisa.
- - -
Covers //
- All My Life (K-Ci & JoJo cover).
- Billie Jean (Michael Jackson cover).
- Three Little Birds (Bob Marley cover).
- Blackbirds (The Beatles cover).
- Boss DJ (Sublime cover).
- Careless Whisper (George Michael cover).
- Carry On My Wayward Son (Kansas cover).
- Dammit (Blink 182 cover).
- Don’t Stop Believing (Journey cover).
- Elanor Rigby (The Beatles cover).
- Fuck Her Gently (Tenacious D cover).
- Girlfriend In A Coma (The Smiths cover).
- How Soon Is Now (The Smiths cover).
- Science Fiction/Double Feature (The Rocky Horror Picture Show cover).
- Shout (The Isley Bothers cover).
- Skid Row (Little Shop Of Horrors cover).
- Slow Motion (Third Eye Blind cover).
- Super Mario Bros. 2 Theme Song.
- You Body’s A Wonderland (John Mayer cover).
- Baby One More Time (Brittany Spears cover).
- In My Eyes (Rufio cover).
- Killer Queen (Queen cover).
- Maneater (Nelly Furtado cover).
- This is Halloween (The Nightmare Before Christmas cover).
- Valerie (The Zutons cover).
- - -
Collaborations //
- C’mon by Panic! at the Disco and fun.
- Plans And Reveries by Black Gold Ft. Brendon Urie.
- One Of Those Nights by The Cab Ft. Brendon Urie.
- Open Happiness by Cee-Lo Green, Patrick Stump, Travis McCoy, Brendon Urie, and Janell Monae.
- What A Catch, Donnie by Fall Out Boy Ft. Travis McCoy, Elvis Costello, Alex Deleon, Gabe Saporta, William Beckett, and Brendon Urie.
- 20 Dollar Nose Bleed by Fall Out Boy Ft. Brendon Urie. 
- 7 Minutes In Heaven (Atavan Halen) by Fall Out Boy Ft. Brendon Urie.
- Gin And Juice - Snoop Dog Ft. Panic! at the Disco.
- - -
Demos //
- Nearly Witches demo.
- Oh Glory demo.
- Time To Dance (Remix).
- It’s Time To Dance (‘Cause Boys Will Be Boys).
- Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks demo.
- Relax, Relapse.
- Middle Of Summer.
- Nine In The Afternoon demo.
- - -
Etc. //
- Lullabye.
- First Try.
- New Perspective.
- It’s Almost Halloween.
- True Love.

*Update.*
- ‘Highway to Hell’ (AC/DC cover).
- ‘Mmm Bop’ (The Hanson Brothers cover).

*Update.*
- The Exit by Razia’s Shadow Ft. Brendon Urie.
- The End of the Beginning by Razia’s Shadow Ft. Brendon Urie.
- Whitest Rap.
- Bromance Rap.
- The Weight (The Band cover) - Panic! at the Disco.
- More Than a Feeling (Boston cover) - Brendon Urie and Ian Crawford.

*Update.*
- Black Forest Ham.
- The Car Broke Down.
- The Other Hand.
- A Love Letter.
- Across The Universe (The Beatles Cover).
- Broadcast Quality (Receiving Ends Of Sirens cover).

Now you can all stop asking me to make a Panic! master post.

areyouafraidofthedark:

pattycakeross:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

spencersmithsmagicalsandwiches:

A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out //

1. Introduction.

2. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage.

3. London Beckoned Songs Money Written By Machines.

4. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.

5. Camisado.

6. Time To Dance.

7. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.

8. Intermission.

9. But It’s Better If You Do.

10.I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

11. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.

12. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.

13. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.

- - -

Live Session EP (iTunes Exclusive) //

1. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

2. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.

3. But it’s Better If You Do.

- - -

Live In Denver //

1. Introduction.

2. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage.

3. Time To Dance.

4. London Beckoned Songs About Money Written By Machines.

5. Karma Police (Radiohead cover).

6. Camisado.

7. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.

8. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.

9. Intermission.

10. But It’s Better If You Do.

11. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

12. Tonight, Tonight (Smashing Pumpkins cover).

13. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.

14. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.

15. Band Introductions.

16. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.

- - -

Strung Out On Panic! At The Disco (String Quartet Tribute) //

1. Introduction.

2. London Beckoned Songs About Money Written By Machines.

3. Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks.

4. Camisado. 

5. Time To Dance.

6. Intermission.

7. But It’s Better If You Do.

8. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

9. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.

10. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.

- - -

Pretty. Odd. //

1. We’re So Starving.

2. Nine In The Afternoon. 

3. She’s A Handsome Woman.

4. Do You See What I’m Seeing?

5. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).

6. I Have Friends In Holy Spaces.

7. Northern Downpour.

8. When The Day Met The Night.

9. Pas de Cheval.

10. The Piano Knows Something I Don’t.

11. Behind The Sea.

12. Folkin’ Around.

13. She Had The World.

14. From A Mountain In The Middle Of The Cabins.

15. Mad As Rabbits.

 - - -

Live In Chicago //

1. We’re So Starving.

2. Nine In The Afternoon.

3. But It’s Better If You Do.

4. Camisado.

5. She’s A Handsome Woman.

6. The Only Difference Between Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage.

7. Behind The Sea.

8. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.

9. I Constantly Thank God For Esteban.

10. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).

11. There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet.

12. Folkin’ Around.

13. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

14. Northern Downpour.

15. Time To Dance.

16. Pas de Cheval.

17. Mad As Rabbits.

18. Do You Know What I’m Seeing? (Alternative version).

19. Behind The Sea (Alternative version).

20. She Had The World (Alternative version).

21. The Piano Knows Something I Don’t Know (Alternative version).

- - -

Vices & Virtues //

1. The Ballad Of Mona Lisa.

2. Kill Tonight.

3. Hurricane.

4. Memories.

5. Trade Mistakes.

6. Ready To Go (Get Me Out Of My Head).

7. Always.

8. The Calendar.

9. Sarah Smiles.

10. Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met).

11. Stall Me.

12. Oh Glory.

13. I Wanna Be Free.

14. Turn Off The Lights.

15. Bittersweet.

16. Kaleidoscope Eyes.

- - -

Panic! at the Disco Piano Tribute //

1. I Write Sins, Not Tragedies.

2. Build God, Then We’ll Talk.

3. But It’s Better If You Do.

4. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage.

5. Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off.

6. Time To Dance.

7. That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed).

8. Nine In The Afternoon.

9. New Perspective.

10. The Ballad Of Mona Lisa.

- - -

Covers //

- All My Life (K-Ci & JoJo cover).

- Billie Jean (Michael Jackson cover).

- Three Little Birds (Bob Marley cover).

- Blackbirds (The Beatles cover).

- Boss DJ (Sublime cover).

- Careless Whisper (George Michael cover).

- Carry On My Wayward Son (Kansas cover).

- Dammit (Blink 182 cover).

- Don’t Stop Believing (Journey cover).

- Elanor Rigby (The Beatles cover).

- Fuck Her Gently (Tenacious D cover).

- Girlfriend In A Coma (The Smiths cover).

- How Soon Is Now (The Smiths cover).

- Science Fiction/Double Feature (The Rocky Horror Picture Show cover).

- Shout (The Isley Bothers cover).

- Skid Row (Little Shop Of Horrors cover).

- Slow Motion (Third Eye Blind cover).

- Super Mario Bros. 2 Theme Song.

- You Body’s A Wonderland (John Mayer cover).

- Baby One More Time (Brittany Spears cover).

- In My Eyes (Rufio cover).

- Killer Queen (Queen cover).

- Maneater (Nelly Furtado cover).

- This is Halloween (The Nightmare Before Christmas cover).

Valerie (The Zutons cover).

- - -

Collaborations //

- C’mon by Panic! at the Disco and fun.

- Plans And Reveries by Black Gold Ft. Brendon Urie.

- One Of Those Nights by The Cab Ft. Brendon Urie.

- Open Happiness by Cee-Lo Green, Patrick Stump, Travis McCoy, Brendon Urie, and Janell Monae.

- What A Catch, Donnie by Fall Out Boy Ft. Travis McCoy, Elvis Costello, Alex Deleon, Gabe Saporta, William Beckett, and Brendon Urie.

- 20 Dollar Nose Bleed by Fall Out Boy Ft. Brendon Urie. 

- 7 Minutes In Heaven (Atavan Halen) by Fall Out Boy Ft. Brendon Urie.

Gin And Juice - Snoop Dog Ft. Panic! at the Disco.

- - -

Demos //

- Nearly Witches demo.

- Oh Glory demo.

- Time To Dance (Remix).

- It’s Time To Dance (‘Cause Boys Will Be Boys).

- Nails For Breakfast, Tacks For Snacks demo.

- Relax, Relapse.

- Middle Of Summer.

- Nine In The Afternoon demo.

- - -

Etc. //

Lullabye.

- First Try.

- New Perspective.

- It’s Almost Halloween.

- True Love.

*Update.*

‘Highway to Hell’ (AC/DC cover).

‘Mmm Bop’ (The Hanson Brothers cover).

*Update.*

- The Exit by Razia’s Shadow Ft. Brendon Urie.

- The End of the Beginning by Razia’s Shadow Ft. Brendon Urie.

- Whitest Rap.

- Bromance Rap.

- The Weight (The Band cover) - Panic! at the Disco.

- More Than a Feeling (Boston cover) - Brendon Urie and Ian Crawford.

*Update.*

- Black Forest Ham.

- The Car Broke Down.

- The Other Hand.

- A Love Letter.

- Across The Universe (The Beatles Cover).

- Broadcast Quality (Receiving Ends Of Sirens cover).

Now you can all stop asking me to make a Panic! master post.

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wollffeey:

silverlightpony:

whappy101:

glassbottledemon:

Male rape victim talks about why he finds male rape funny at the Atomic Vaudeville Cabaret in June of 2012.

Full Video: [x]

GIFs made by /u/inadreamscape

I was about to get kind of upset untill I finished it to the end. Its so true though.

I swear I’ve reblogged this before.

READ THE WHOLE THING

The look of pain in his eyes at the end

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the-goddamazon:

fatfeistyandfashionable:

bathsabbath:

piscula:

skooth:

bhavatarini:

myblacksexuality:

poetofwar333:

#cleopatra with the nose knocked off. I wonder if people still think she was European like the movies betray…

I still think it’s one of the most desperate things whites have done to blacks and to black history. The disrespect is outrageous. They came to our country and mentally could not fathom how these black civilizations could be so great. They literally rode through our lands and shot the noses off of our statues. Why? So that the statues would no longer resemble the African people and they could LIE about the origins of Egypt and countless other civilizations. It was a widespread practice. It’s why statues of Pharaoh’s and their wives have no noses. It’s why the Sphinx has no nose. When I was in middle and high school, we were taught that the noses had fell off due to time and poor craftsmanship! They have literally tried to teach us that our ancestors were shitty builders of noses just to hide their malicious destruction of our heritage. European fears of African peoples had to come from somewhere. I want to know what part of the history is missing. There’s something that they don’t want to be told.

The shade is real

i was taught that the noses fell off as well and actually continued to believe this. in retrospect this makes no sense, considering greek/roman statues pretty much always have intact noses whereas egyptian ones are always conveniently missing theirs. thank you for pointing this out to me, i hadn’t even made that connection until now.

The bolded was me too and I am seriously embarrassed that I never even thought about how that could be false.

Damnnn. I hate myself for not realizing this.
    I hate myself even more, since I know the ancient Egyptians created their sculptural works with the idea of permanence in mind. They were literally built to last throughout the afterlife. Notice how the majority of their monumental sculpture is stone-bound, without any protruding elements or breakable appendages. That’s because many of these sculptures were intended to house the life-force (Ka) of those they portrayed. Of their favorite materials were basalt and diorite, both extremely hard stones that were incredibly difficult to carve. Meaning a nose just doesn’t “fall off” because of “poor craftsmanship,” you would literally have to take a hammer to it. Fuckers.

I’m embarrassed and ashamed to add myself to the list of people who where taught that the noses “fell off” as a child and never once stopped to think about how incongruous that was to everything I had been taught about the Egyptian civilizations and their propensity for lasting works of art.

I was never taught this. In fact, by the time I entered an integrated school setting, the Egyptian portion of history was usually brief and skipped until the Roman Empire entered the story.

the-goddamazon:

fatfeistyandfashionable:

bathsabbath:

piscula:

skooth:

bhavatarini:

myblacksexuality:

poetofwar333:

#cleopatra with the nose knocked off. I wonder if people still think she was European like the movies betray…

I still think it’s one of the most desperate things whites have done to blacks and to black history. The disrespect is outrageous. They came to our country and mentally could not fathom how these black civilizations could be so great. They literally rode through our lands and shot the noses off of our statues. Why? So that the statues would no longer resemble the African people and they could LIE about the origins of Egypt and countless other civilizations. It was a widespread practice. It’s why statues of Pharaoh’s and their wives have no noses. It’s why the Sphinx has no nose. When I was in middle and high school, we were taught that the noses had fell off due to time and poor craftsmanship! They have literally tried to teach us that our ancestors were shitty builders of noses just to hide their malicious destruction of our heritage. European fears of African peoples had to come from somewhere. I want to know what part of the history is missing. There’s something that they don’t want to be told.

The shade is real

i was taught that the noses fell off as well and actually continued to believe this. in retrospect this makes no sense, considering greek/roman statues pretty much always have intact noses whereas egyptian ones are always conveniently missing theirs. thank you for pointing this out to me, i hadn’t even made that connection until now.

The bolded was me too and I am seriously embarrassed that I never even thought about how that could be false.

Damnnn. I hate myself for not realizing this.

    I hate myself even more, since I know the ancient Egyptians created their sculptural works with the idea of permanence in mind. They were literally built to last throughout the afterlife. Notice how the majority of their monumental sculpture is stone-bound, without any protruding elements or breakable appendages. That’s because many of these sculptures were intended to house the life-force (Ka) of those they portrayed. Of their favorite materials were basalt and diorite, both extremely hard stones that were incredibly difficult to carve. Meaning a nose just doesn’t “fall off” because of “poor craftsmanship,” you would literally have to take a hammer to it. Fuckers.

I’m embarrassed and ashamed to add myself to the list of people who where taught that the noses “fell off” as a child and never once stopped to think about how incongruous that was to everything I had been taught about the Egyptian civilizations and their propensity for lasting works of art.

I was never taught this. In fact, by the time I entered an integrated school setting, the Egyptian portion of history was usually brief and skipped until the Roman Empire entered the story.