July 23, 2014 / 10:17PM

Trailer for the first film in Studio Ghibli’s “post Miyazaki era”

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In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of.

— Robert Schumann (via thepianoblog)

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July 23, 2014 / 10:46AM 187 notes

Magnolia by Eric Clapton feat. John Mayer from the breeze

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Magnolia

Eric Clapton feat. John Mayer

Vocals by John Mayer

The Breeze, An Appreciation of J.J. Cale

wow, I love that bit taste of melancholy in his voice. I can’t wait for John’s new album.

You can’t ever really go wrong with these two in one place.

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July 22, 2014 / 9:58AM 305 notes

Ordinary Human by OneRepublic from The Giver: Music Collection

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July 22, 2014 / 9:53AM 107 notes

emergentfutures:

Research: Human friendships based on genetic similarities beyond the superficial
Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato. But now there is research suggesting that, to a striking degree, we tend to pick friends who are genetically similar to us in ways that go beyond superficial features.
For example, you and your friends are likely to share certain genes associated with the sense of smell.
Full Story: Washington Post

emergentfutures:

Research: Human friendships based on genetic similarities beyond the superficial

Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato. But now there is research suggesting that, to a striking degree, we tend to pick friends who are genetically similar to us in ways that go beyond superficial features.

For example, you and your friends are likely to share certain genes associated with the sense of smell.

Full Story: Washington Post

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Just because your pain is understandable, doesn’t mean your behavior is acceptable.

Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience (via derikisu)

Keep this one in your back pocket for the next time someone acts like an ass and then tells you they’ve been through a lot of stuff. Respectful and yet still firmly keeping respect for yourself. 

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THIS

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July 20, 2014 / 9:03AM 60 notes

thepianoblog:

It took six people to write Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’
It took one person to write Wagner’s ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’

Wagnermusicjustin biebercompositionhahahahait's quite funny if you think about it

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July 20, 2014 / 8:58AM 2,143 notes

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Studio Ghibli - Princess Mononoke 

Seriously, is there anything more beautiful in animation than the background work in Princess Mononoke? 

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