Twerking is about the butt, and the butt is really a human autapomorphy. It’s a unique structure that other animals lack.

Possibly the most definitive article you will read about the animal kingdom twerking this morning.

(Also worth noting: the word twerk has appeared on the NPR website 22 times since April.)

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I wish they would only take me as I am.
― Vincent van Gogh (via girlwithoutwings)
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When a lot of things start going wrong all at once, it is to protect something big and lovely that is trying to get itself born - and this something needs for you to be distracted so that it can be born as perfectly as possible.
― Anne Lamott (via Swanfeather Songs)
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