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Senior in college, Memphian, synesthete, and hamster enthusiast with a love of sushi, giraffes, and 90s music :)

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Elemental Fighting Styles Inspired by Martial Arts

Fire bending ------Northern Shaolin Kung Fu (aggressive, explosive moves) Water bending -- Tai Chi (controlled, circular & soft moves) Air bending ------Ba Gua Zhang (movement with constant momentum) Water bending --Hung Gar (uses firm, solid stances)

Posted in Avatar: The Last Airbender

Anime Easter Eggs in Steven Universe

There have been quite a few references to anime in Steven Universe, and this has only caused fans to love the show more. Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, Akira!, and revolutionary Girl Utena are just a few that have been found from Anime News Network article. Click the link below to read all about it! SU fans, have you spotted more Easter eggs?

Posted in Steven Universe

Did you know that rats can learn tricks just like dogs? Here's a video of some pet rats playing fetch, twirling on command, and more. Just like any animal, learning something new takes time and lots of rewards. It also helps to have some type of clicker or to make a clicking noise to signal that they've completed their trick and will be rewarded. That'll help them catch on. By the way, these rats look exactly like my hamsters! Except bigger, of course :)

Posted in Rat

Longest Upload Session Ever?

The New Horizons spacecraft collected over 10 years of data during its trip to Pluto. It will take about 16 months to transfer all the data back to Earth.

Posted in New Horizons

Turmeric for Cystic Fibrosis?

Turmeric contains curcumin. It not only gives turmeric its gorgeous yellow color, but is also known as a possible treatment for people suffering from cystic fibrosis, which is an genetic disease that affects the mucus cells of the lungs and other organs. More research is needed, but it doesn't hurt to add turmeric to your diet.

Posted in Turmeric


As cute as this sounds, inventor Thomas Edison was connected to acts of cruelty to animals, such as arranging and filming the electrocution of an zoo elephant.

Posted in Cat

"No Rats, Yes Cats"

A cat named Morris once ran for mayor in Mexico City.

Posted in Cat

A gangsta clowder of cats

A group of cats is called a "clowder."

Posted in Cat

Myths about cats and milk

Contrary to popular belief, cow's milk is not good for a cat's diet. It is higher in calories than nutrients, and older cats cannot properly digest the lactose in milk.

Posted in Cat

Ketchup just isn't what it used to be...

In the past, ketchup was made not with tomatoes, but with ingredients like anchovies, walnuts, or shallots. Mushrooms were later used because tit tasted a bit better.

Posted in Ketchup