no one ever says that Rome needed help from aliens to build their empire
#l laughed for days when i found out that #ancient egyptians used water to reduce friction and move blocks for distances #and that this was literally DEPICTED ON THEIR HIEROGLYPHICS #but ~western archaeologists~ #thought that the pouring of water depicted ~superstitious rituals~ #jfc
the fact that there are animals who can see colors that i cant which means that there are colors that exist that it is literally impossible for me to envision is such fucking bullshit that i wanna rip open a couch and eat it
Humans have 3 types of rods for processing color (red green and blue). Mantis Shrimp have 16.
I CAN’T STOP PICTURING THORIN HAVING THE HUGEST MOST STUPID CRUSH ON BILBO AFTER HE SAVES THEM FROM THRANDUIL’S DUNGEONS LIKE HE STARTED LIKING HIM AFTER BILBO SAVED HIM FROM AZOG BUT IT WAS JUST CEMENTED HARDCORE AFTER MIRKWOOD SO HE’S JUST STUMBLING ALL OVER HIMSELF TRYING TO TALK TO BILBO AND IMPRESS HIM AND BE NEAR HIM SO WHEN BILBO ASKS WHERE THEY ARE THORIN NEARLY TRIPS RUNNING UP TO HIM THEN REAL SMOOTH,