sci-fi: man i just came up with a revolutionary new concept for a fictional alien species, check this out
ok, so there’s this species, right, and they’re TOTALLY DIFFERENT from us. they’re all humanoid, they all use a rigid male/female sex/gender binary, their accepted norm is heterosexual monogamous relationships, and the women all have breasts, whether the species is mammalian or not
but, get this, they have purple skin!!!
A poster on Reddit asks: What are two events that took place in the same time in history but don’t seem like they would have?
Spain was still a fascist dictatorship when Microsoft was founded.
There were no classes in calculus in Harvard’s curriculum for the first few years because calculus hadn’t been discovered yet.
Two empires [Roman & Ottoman] spanned the entire gap from Jesus to Babe Ruth.
When the pyramids were being built, there were still woolly mammoths.
The last use of the guillotine was in France the same year Star Wars came out.
Oxford University was over 300 years old when the Aztec Empire was founded.