witches and wizards of colour
Hans Christian Ørsted, born this day in 1777, was a Danish physicist and chemist who was one of the first to publish on the relationship between electric currents and magnetic fields, an important aspect of electromagnetism. He was also a philosopher and poet whose ideas, including his scientific theories, were strongly influenced by Kant.
Image from Hans Christian Oersted’s Der Geist in der Natur (1850) (via Smithsonian Institution Libraries : Color patterns 2003-28012)
Nous protégeons ceux qui ne peuvent pas se protéger eux-mêmes.
Mystery Train (1989) dir. Jim Jarmusch
mcu + dnd alignments
Louis C.K.’s show on FX, Louie, has never been one to mince words. Last night’s episode, “So Did the Fat Lady,” had quite a lot to say about dating while overweight.
Mindy Kaling became [B.J. Novak’s] on-off girlfriend, their loggerhead relationship mirroring that of their characters and continuing with his work on her sitcom, The Mindy Project.
Back then, “it never occurred to us. It was Greg who couldn’t get enough of our rows and put them in the show,” Novak says. “With a little distance, I can see what was so funny, that we were always fighting about everything, especially creatively, but were always together. People that are inseparable but can’t get along is very funny. And in a strange way, very romantic.”