“I moved here from Jamaica when I was six, and my accent was so bad that I had to spend two years in ESL classes before anyone could understand me. I remember feeling very frustrated. I was surrounded by people with really thick accents who were trying to tell me that I needed to get rid of my accent.”
I’m so excited because I found out today that this little guy exists
He’s a Western Blind Snake and he looks like a very shiny earthworm
HE LOOKS SO HAPPY
according to my sister (who takes biology), these snakes have a different diet than most other snakes - instead of mice, they have adapted to eat colonial insects and eggs and such! so owls will pick up these snakes and drop them off in their nests so that the snake will eat parasites off of the owl chicks. its pretty cool
In 2011, Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas embarked on a quest to locate the last surviving 9/11 search and rescue dogs who had worked so tirelessly ten years earlier. Retrieved is a collection of their portraits, a moving tribute to these heroic dogs and their handlers.