It looks beautiful and elegant — until you imagine someone performing an actual amputation using these tools. Probably with not terribly great anesthetic or antibiotics. What do you think the curved one is for?
These implements are on display at Drexel University as part of an exhibition called “A Legacy of Art, Science & Industry: Highlights from the Collections of Drexel University.” Just don’t try and borrow them or use them at home, please.
Abraham Joshua Heschel (via theriverjordyn)
Every time some dumb fuck says something about bombing North Korea off the map I want to scream. Those babies faces, that could be my baby. I see my own daughter in all of their innocent faces. That is the same blood in her veins.
Simone de Beauvoir.
I have two hours to submit my research review.
“His kindness and his sense of humor were probably the main things that attracted me. I met him when I was 24 and we’ve been together ever since. I went on so few dates in my life before I was married, but it was kind of love at first sight for my husband and me.
It was very easy and affectionate from the beginning, and there was none of that no-calling-back or game-playing. We didn’t get married until I was 31, but we knew early on that it was something we wanted to do; it was just a matter of us living in the same city again. Jeff was in Chicago and I’d moved to New York [for SNL], but there was never any question about us being together: I was very lucky in that sense.”