Drew Manning, a fitness trainer, gained over 70 pounds to better understand the troubles of his overweight clients, then lost the extra weight within 6 months. Source
In 1996, a 3-year-old boy who fell into a zoo enclosure was rescued by a gorilla. With her baby on her back, Binti Jua picked up the unconscious boy, protected him from other animals, and cradled him in her arms until he was rescued. Source
for those not in the know, night witches were russian lady bombers who bombed the shit out of german lines in WW2. Thing is though, they had the oldest, noisiest, crappest planes in the entire world. The engines used to conk out halfway through their missions, so they had to climb out on the wings mid flight to restart the props. the planes were also so noisy that to stop germans from hearing them combing and starting up their anti aircraft guns, they’d climb up to a certain height, coast down to german positions, drop their bombs, restart their engines in midair, and get the fuck out of dodge.
their leader flew over 200 missions and was never captured.
how the fuck is this not taught in every single history class ever
girl pilots (◕‿◕✿)
girl pilots killing nazis ✧･ﾟ: *✧･ﾟ:* \(◕ヮ◕✿)/ *:･ﾟ✧*:･ﾟ✧
But, remember, women never did anything in history.
I’m reblogging this again. Always reblogging. Always
This needs to be a movie (starring Kristen Stewart)
Kristen Stewart, Britney Snow, Sophia Bush, and Anna Kendrick
With Eve Myles as the leader of the squadron
ARE WE NOT GOING TO DISCUSS HOW SHE FOLDED HER HIJABS TO LOOK LIKE THE HAIR OF THE CHARACTER, THAT IS SUCH A LOVELY AND GREAT IDEA. OHMYGOD
Polar bears are so well insulated by inches of blubber and fur that their heat signature is nearly invisible through infrared photography. Source
It’s Mama swan protecting her baby! She doesn’t know the guy is just trying to help.. but then she’s like “Oh.. my bad. Thanks!!”
This is so heartwarming
Love how he talks to Mama, “Don’t be silly!!!”
Like a proud father.