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)
"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.
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!
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.
"When, as a scientist, one tries to get insight into the deeper roots of one’s own life interest, it is quite instructive to delve into earliest childhood memories. As a very little boy, I loved owls and I was quite determined to become an owl. In this choice of profession I was swayed by the consideration that an owl was not put to bed as early as I was, but was allowed to roam freely throughout the night."
Konrad Lorenz, Studying Animal Behaviour: Autobiographies of the Founders, 1985.
Received a notification to say someone had responded to my comment with “:))) bible knows it better”, which corresponded perfectly with the initial comment of “evolution, the speed of light.. All just theories, not facts”.
Come on, Abigail, you’re a grown up and can rise above this. Don’t get shouty.
Meltdown time. What am I doing.
"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)