"The immense distances to the stars and the galaxies mean that we see everything in space in the past – some as they were before the Earth came to be. Telescopes are time machines."

Carl Sagan (via we-are-star-stuff)

(Source: whats-out-there, via we-are-star-stuff)

teenage-vices:

ieuanlee:

Opal formation in fossilized wood.

Omfg

teenage-vices:

ieuanlee:

Opal formation in fossilized wood.

Omfg

(via boyexemplified)

fuckyeahdirectors:

Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood on-set of The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

fuckyeahdirectors:

Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood on-set of The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

(via quasimorto)

jtotheizzoe:

The lithosphere as literature, the aesthetics of the asthenosphere, and Pangaea as a pop-up bookIt’s a tactile tectonics lesson!

It’s hard to believe, but the now-common idea that the Earth’s crust (and the continents upon it) are surfing along waves of hot mantle was only put forth by Alfred Wegener about 100 years ago, and not widely accepted by scientists until the 1950’s!

(Educators: Check out the full lesson at TED-Ed)

wnderlst:

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany | kari siren


I miss this day

wnderlst:

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany | kari siren

I miss this day

(via travelthisworld)

80slove:

Edward Scissorhands, 1990

(via thatsniceamber)

raspberrymilk:

Claude Monet, Roses (Les Roses) (1925–26)

raspberrymilk:

Claude Monet, Roses (Les Roses) (1925–26)

(via floatingmemories)

raspberrymilk:

Claude Monet, Roses (Les Roses) (1925–26)

raspberrymilk:

Claude Monet, Roses (Les Roses) (1925–26)

(via floatingmemories)

Experiencing the extreme polarities of feeling both overwhelmingly humoured and also fascinated by the courtship displays in birds of paradise. They are hilarious but oh my gosh sexual selection wow.

"It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any."

Hugh Laurie (via topkun)

(Source: ruineshumaines, via flickeringmuse)

"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster."

Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (via therecipe)

i can’t help but feel it’s too late for that.

(via luna0abbi)

i know very little really about nutrition, besides the basics. but is it me, or, when on a vegan diet does it make you feel healthier in almost every aspect? even mentally!

Lorenz & Tinbergen, two of the founding fathers of Ethology.

Lorenz & Tinbergen, two of the founding fathers of Ethology.

jtotheizzoe:

geometrymatters:

Complex works of the Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo

Math, meet nature. Nature, meet math. You guys should hang out more.

I will forever be imaging DNA as a helix of butterflies now.

Previously: Check out Nikki Graziano’s mathematical landscapes, one of the most original landscape photo series I’ve ever seen.