"Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he’s destroying is this God he’s worshipinng."
Hubert Reeves (via floatingmemories)
"I want to know you moved and breathed in the same world with me."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via wordsaretimeless)
"Never confuse a single failure for a final defeat."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via fuckyeahfitzgerald)
Jordana’s new boyfriend has an incredibly long neck.
For Your Consideration Posters for Spike Jonze’s Her.
Feel the murmur(ation)
taking you on a rivery walk and watching the sun set as you run around with reeds in your hands pretending to fly. and crossing a bridge with the sky filled with red and orange and pink and kneeling down next to you to watch the geese dancing in synchrony in the sky.
"I think that it is such a privilege to understand where we come from, a privilege for all of us born after 1859, that to deny children that privilege is wicked, it’s a deprivation that should not be visited on any child, when the truth is so staggeringly exciting. When we have shared ancestors with every living thing, we have a history of four billion years of slow, gradual evolution, that’s not something that we can easily take on board, but the effort of doing so is well worth it. It’s such a beautiful thought that we are the heirs of four billion years of evolution. When you put that against the measly, piddling little ideas in Genesis it’s just no comparison, and it’s a sad and diminishing deprivation of a child’s opportunity to be denied that knowledge."
Richard Dawkins, interview with The National Geographic Channel (via thedragoninmygarage)
Beluga Whales ~ Each year in July, hundreds of beluga whales congregate to mate and give birth in the mouth of the Cunningham River in Canada. During high tide, they swim upstream with their backs barely covered by the shallow water and their stomachs rub the small rocks of the riverbed.
"Flying in a Twin Otter aircraft with the door off, I was able to achieve a clear shot of this natural wonder. It was one of the highlights of my career as a professional photographer," stated Norbert Rosing.
I don’t want to alarm anyone, but on Saturday, the moon ate Saturn.
I guess it finally got tired of it showing off those rings.
The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House. Kent, England.
This is the greenhouse where Darwin grew all those snow peas and developed his theory of Natural Selection, as well as many other experiments.
I’ve walked in this greenhouse and this picture brings back lots of memories of that day
I can be preachy and have all kinds of opinions but it’s funny how at the end of the day I’m so uncomfortable in my own skin that it makes me shiver.
My thoughts exactly. It’s very strange how feelings of confidence can be gone in a moment and replaced again with self doubt.