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skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get the full detail.

I’ve paired each amazing close-up (by macro photographer Linden Gledhill) with an image of the corresponding butterfly or moth.  The featured lepidoptera* are (in order of appearance):

*Lepidoptera (the scientific order that includes moths and butterflies) means “scaly wing.” The scales get their color not from pigment - but from microscopic structures that manipulate light.

The great science youtube channel “Smarter Every Day” has two videos on this very subject that I highly recommend:

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loverofbeauty:

Holland Reisner:  Concentric Mandala Painting

loverofbeauty:

Holland Reisner:  Concentric Mandala Painting

(Source: joshuafountain)

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"1998", new from Chet Faker.

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#chet faker  #1998  #song  #music  #musicvideo  #2014 
expatbehr:

Why did this take so long to happen??

This would be the best TV ever.

expatbehr:

Why did this take so long to happen??

This would be the best TV ever.

(Source: dontbesodroopy)

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fortswinwars:

"Shrouded within the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy), there sits a gigantic 16th century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus. The brooding structure was first erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna. Like a guardian of the pond in front of him, the giant is in an endless watchful pose, perched atop his earthy seat.”

fortswinwars:

"Shrouded within the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy), there sits a gigantic 16th century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus. The brooding structure was first erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna. Like a guardian of the pond in front of him, the giant is in an endless watchful pose, perched atop his earthy seat.”

(via parisappalachia)

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weregoingtojackson:

bromogeekmusings:

radimus-co-uk:

enochliew:

Pocket Printer by Zuta Labs

Not only a portable design, but able to print on any size page.

it finally feels like 2014

Every once in a while there’s an invention you never knew you always needed.

wow

want one!

(Source: Engadget, via expatbehr)

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Dynamite.

Dynamite.

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thequietpagan:

bywandandsword:

Fucking shit

This is simultaneously cool-looking and absolutely terrifying.

thequietpagan:

bywandandsword:

Fucking shit

This is simultaneously cool-looking and absolutely terrifying.

(Source: psicreepy, via fuzzpup)

— 3 days ago with 250305 notes
malformalady:

New Zealand fur seal holds on to its octopus prey, Kaikoura, NZ
Photo credit: Leigh. G. Torres

malformalady:

New Zealand fur seal holds on to its octopus prey, Kaikoura, NZ

Photo credit: Leigh. G. Torres

— 3 days ago with 560 notes