Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, launch date June 16, 1963.
A wonderful website:
fuckyeahfemaleastronauts.tumblr.com [new expletive-free URL] womeninspace.tumblr.com.
Only 10% of people in space have been women, and on tumblr that seemed even less. so here it is for your inspiration. Fuck yeah! Female Astronauts!
(via s.e. smith)
"You and six friends after a long night of drinking." One of many reasons why amateur photographers should not be allowed to Instagram their foodz. Tumblr: "Amateur Food Porn Has Got To Stop." Below, Baby Seal Pizza.
SEE ALSO: #prepoop (HT: Clayton Cubitt)
At "BargainBinBlasphemy," vinyl album covers of pop-rock icons are upgraded into Black Metal. (Thanks, Sean Bonner!)
This is a tumblog of greatness
. "Everything you need to know about the CIA Director David Petraeus sex scandal. All photos and headlines are real." (HT: @itsmikerock) — Xeni
created the "Nola to New York
" tumblr during Hurricane Sandy. The idea: Katrina survivors talk to New Yorkers suffering after the storm.
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"Post some fucking bats!" baturday.tumblr.com, a Tumblog of Greatness. (thanks, Antinous)
More like this: "TOTALLY NOT 'SHOPPED PICS FROM MARS"
(Thanks, Sean Bonner!)
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A Tumblog of Greatness: OMGCATSINSPACE.
[richkidsofinstagram.tumblr.com]: Rich Kids Of Instagram. "They have more money than you and this is what they do." (via @mistergif)
My friend Jeff Simmermon points us to a Tumblr of the "death-pages" from Choose Your Own Adventure books, popular in the 1980s.
"I recognized some of the Interplanetary Spy ones from my own childhood, too," Jeff says.
I like it: celebritygoogly.com. Above, Wil Wheaton. Say the editors of this fine site, "To submit a picture, just post it on your tumblr and tag it 'celebritygoogly'." (via badastronomer)
A Tumblog of greatness: Craig Kanalley
decided that reading the entire Bible, cover to cover, would be an interesting challenge
. He has committed to doing that within 100 days, and he's documenting interesting stuff he finds here
: David Plotz of Slate also did something like this
in 2006. (via @producermatthew, thanks Gastronaut!)
Via Gawker's Adrian Chen, a Tumblog of Greatness: Webcam Tears. Works best if you play all of them at the same time.