Not literal.

I am the dark, wet ring your coffee cup left behind on that new table you just bought.

indolentjellyfish:

I couldn’t resist making a couple of fictional cephalopods… but then I made too many so it’s time for a giveaway! The winner will receive a glorious omanyte necklace! (There is a limited amount of them available HERE.)

Also if you sign up to esty with this link: http://etsy.me/1mD9v2C you get $5 off any purchase!

Rules:

  • Reblog to enter
  • No more than one reblog per day (no giveaway only blogs)
  • Winner will be chosen by random number generator
  • I will ship anywhere in the world
  • All hail the helix fossil
  • Giveaway ends in ONE week (March 6th 11:59 pm PST)

Good luck!

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The only proper way to kick off this #Katsucon.

The only proper way to kick off this #Katsucon.

Vegan fruit shake!

Vegan fruit shake!

Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.

—  -Arthur Brisbane (via psych-quotes)

(via fist-bump)

wolfmilks:

shorthorrorfiction:

The Mysterious Case of Elisa Lam

There are mysteries that are so eerie and strange that they boggle the mind for days on end. The case of Elisa Lam is one of them. In February 2013, this 21-year-old student from Vancouver, Canada, was found dead inside the Cecil Hotel’s rooftop water tank in Los Angeles. The L.A. County Department of Coroner ruled the death “accidental due to drowning” and said no traces of drugs or alcohol were found during the autopsy. However, there is much more to the story than what is implied by police reports. The first piece of evidence that needs to be considered is an elevator surveillance tape that recorded Elisa’s behavior only a few moments before she lost her life.

The four-minute video posted on YouTube shows Elisa pressing all of the elevator buttons and waiting for it to move. Seeing that the elevator doors are not closing, starts behaving extremely bizarrely. Here’s the video.

At first, Elisa enters the elevator and apparently presses all of its buttons. She then waits for something to happen but, for some reason, the elevator door doesn’t shut. She starts to look around, as if she is expecting (or hiding from) someone. At 1:57, her arms and hands start moving in a very strange matter (almost not human) as she appears to be talking to someone, something … or nothing at all. She then walks away. The elevator door then shuts and appears to start working again.

Right after the events of the video, Elisa apparently gained access to the rooftop of the hotel, climbed to its water tank and, somehow, ended up drowning in it. Her body was found two weeks after her death, after hotel guests complained about the water’s taste and color. Incredible.

Seeing the surveillance footage, most people would conclude that she was under the influence of drugs. However, Elisa did not have a history of drug use and her autopsy concluded that no drugs were involved. When one looks at the context and the circumstances of this death, things become even more mysterious.

The rooftop area was protected by an alarm system, and the water tank was reportedly difficult to reach.  So how did she get up there undetected?  And how did she close the lid to the water tank after herself?

Shortly after the discovery of Elisa Lam’s body, a deadly outbreak of tuberculosis occurred in Skid Row, near Cecil Hotel. You probably won’t believe the name of the test kit used in these kinds of situations: LAM-ELISA.

it’s been almost a year and there has been no public conclusion. this is so fucking weird

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