The seven billionth person on Earth was likely born on Oct. 31, 2011, according to United Nations data. With this milestone, how the planet can sustain such a large population has become an urgent question.

"100 People: A World Portrait" uses World Health Organization, Census, United Nations, and other data, to shrink the world population stats down to apply to just 100 people.

If the world were only 100 people, here’s what it would be like.


list of people who know sherlock’s madly in love with john:

  • mrs hudson
  • mycroft
  • lestrade
  • molly
  • mary
  • di dimmock
  • sherlock’s parents
  • hotel owners from “the hounds of baskerville”
  • irene alder
  • angelo
  • jim moriarty
  • kitty riley
  • magnussen
  • janine
  • mike stamford
  • anderson
  • donovan
  • sherlock

list of people who doesn’t know sherlock’s madly in love with john:

  • john
“What is significant about fan fiction is that it often spins the kind of stories that showrunners wouldn’t think to tell, because fanficcers often come from a different demographic. The discomfort seems to be not that the shows are being reinterpreted by fans, but that they are being reinterpreted by the wrong sorts of fans - women, people of colour, queer kids, horny teenagers, people who are not professional writers, people who actually care about continuity (sorry). The proper way for cultural mythmaking to progress, it is implied, is for privileged men to recreate the works of privileged men from previous generations whilst everyone else listens quietly.”



John is just like “wait a minute”

"these suddenly seem really phallic…"

(Source: holmeswilliam)


People do know that some of the most powerful romantic relationships started as friendships, right?

Some of the most powerful love stories are about friends falling in love.

Sex…is an emotional bonding experience. It brings an extra layer of emotional and mental…



[drunk John voice] fun ny

[drunk Sherlock voice] thank  u


john wakes up one morning to see sherlock giving him eggs and toast in bed and he unconsciously kisses his forehead, and when sherlock starts stammering about how it was a joke john pulls him down by his collar and kisses him