Horse and motorbike rider, brand new doctor in geology, French, scuba-diver and pocket knives collector. Do not ask why I'm here, I'm not so sure myself... Previously in an abusive relationship with my PhD but free as the wind now!

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The first South Americans: Extreme living

archaeologicalnews:

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From the mouth of a cave high in the Andes, Kurt Rademaker surveys the plateau below. At an altitude of 4,500 metres, there are no trees in sight, just beige soil dotted with tufts of dry grass, green cushion plants and a few clusters of vicuñas and other camel relatives grazing near a stream.

The landscape looks bleak, but Rademaker views it through the eyes of the people who built a fire in the rock shelter, named Cuncaicha, about 12,400 years ago. These hunter-gatherers were some of the earliest known residents of South America and they chose to live at this extreme altitude — higher than any Ice Age encampment found thus far in the New World. Read more.

You’re always haunted by the idea you’re wasting your life.

Chuck Palahniuk, Diary (via uglypnis)

musterni-illustrates:

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a new zine called shitty horoscopes that i’ll be premiering this year at the Toronto Queer Zine Fair, among other things! hopefully i’ll make volumes available for online purchase soon. credit where credit is due: this was inspired by the huge number of made-up horoscopes floating around tumblr lately, and angry-poems.

*squints* I bet you’re absolutely adorable

Your bet is wrong, I’m not. Proof below…

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