Nonsense from NC

They say "goodness grows in North Carolina", but so does nonsense. This is a collection of randomness from NC and beyond.
As a preacher’s son I should not be laughing so hard at this…

As a preacher’s son I should not be laughing so hard at this…

(Source: beebuzzbee, via dutchster)

aconnormanning:

prokopetz:

anarchydiver:

The reason why the room was pink was because on black and white film, hues of red become dark shades of black. Pink is the perfect balance to give it that dark creepy grey.
PHOTOGRAPHY BITCHES

A related fun fact: while old black and white film was under-sensitive to reds, it was correspondingly over-sensitive to greens. Actors whose characters were meant to have unnaturally pale complexions - like Morticia Addams - would often take advantage of this by wearing makeup with a green base tint in order to make their faces “pop”. This is where the modern trope of cartoon vampires having green skin comes from.

These are some fun fucking facts

Don’t forget that ladies appearing on television were encouraged to wear brown shades of lipstick.  Black & white tv facts…

aconnormanning:

prokopetz:

anarchydiver:

The reason why the room was pink was because on black and white film, hues of red become dark shades of black. Pink is the perfect balance to give it that dark creepy grey.

PHOTOGRAPHY BITCHES

A related fun fact: while old black and white film was under-sensitive to reds, it was correspondingly over-sensitive to greens. Actors whose characters were meant to have unnaturally pale complexions - like Morticia Addams - would often take advantage of this by wearing makeup with a green base tint in order to make their faces “pop”. This is where the modern trope of cartoon vampires having green skin comes from.

These are some fun fucking facts

Don’t forget that ladies appearing on television were encouraged to wear brown shades of lipstick.  Black & white tv facts…

(Source: stupidimagesforcraziestpeople, via kcdahippie)

fotojournalismus:

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge in Gaza City on July 21, 2014. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

I am so very glad the UN did this!  Harry Truman would be proud.

fotojournalismus:

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge in Gaza City on July 21, 2014. (Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters)

I am so very glad the UN did this!  Harry Truman would be proud.

Finally- a picture which shows I can overcome my fear of heights.  Or at least that I can climb 3 feet up into a tree and try to smile.  Now get me down…

Finally- a picture which shows I can overcome my fear of heights.  Or at least that I can climb 3 feet up into a tree and try to smile.  Now get me down…

Losing a parent at just six years of age is unimaginable. You may vaguely remember some of the wonderful memories from that brief time spent together, but the pain surely never goes away. I imagine you cling to those memories dearly, grasping hold of them and praying that over time you won’t forget. For one teenage YouTube commenter (00WARTHERAPY00) that scenario is real. And in the comments section of a piece about whether video games can be a spiritual experience, he told his story:

Losing a parent at just six years of age is unimaginable. You may vaguely remember some of the wonderful memories from that brief time spent together, but the pain surely never goes away. I imagine you cling to those memories dearly, grasping hold of them and praying that over time you won’t forget. For one teenage YouTube commenter (00WARTHERAPY00) that scenario is real. And in the comments section of a piece about whether video games can be a spiritual experience, he told his story: