Monthly Archives: February 2014

morskiia sireny

I.A. Golyshev (Ivan Aleksandrovich) (1838-1894)

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finagled by love

“The only illusion of permanence is that which is finagled by love.” Kevin Barry, Dark Lies the Island

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black mastiff bat embryo

A lateral view of a black mastiff bat embryo (Molossus rufus), at the “Peek-a-boo” stage when its wings have grown to cover its eyes. As development progresses, their fingers grow longer and form the maneuverable struts of their wings, supporting … Continue reading

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demise of Atlantis

“Atlantis is going down” This artwork was once part of the ancient Mayan city of Tikal in Guatemala. Most likely it depicts the demise of Atlantis.”

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amount of old ice in arctic, 1987-2013

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La Pieuvre Des Arbres

1928, Jean Painlevé

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the parting of Ulysses

John Everett Millais

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translucent octopus

Vitrelladonella richardi “We have just confirmed with Senior Scientist Bruce H. Robison, from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, that the translucent octopus discovered in the DeepSee Submersible last week (April 10 2012) was in fact a very rare deep … Continue reading

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long-nosed chimaera (gif)

“Species in the Rhinochimaera family are known as long-nosed chimaeras. Their unusually long snouts (compared to other chimaeras) have sensory nerves that allow the fish to find food. Also, their first dorsal fin contains a mildly venomous spine that is … Continue reading

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snowtime

snowflake microscopic timelapse camera & edit : Vyacheslav Ivanov music : Aphex Twin – Avril 14th

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