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No.301
2072 Notes

2012-03-28

2012-03-28

No.302
1688 Notes

chromet:

Nostalgic tears

chromet:

Nostalgic tears

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35-24-35

35-24-35

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843 Notes

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areyousinkingme:

i need this

areyousinkingme:

i need this

No.308
6211 Notes

skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get t

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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378 Notes

brutalgeneration:

well, hello. (by Zanthia)

brutalgeneration:

well, hello. (by Zanthia)

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589 Notes

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placidiappunti:

Evasione!
gifak-net:

[video] Honey Badger Houdini

placidiappunti:

Evasione!

gifak-net:

[video] Honey Badger Houdini

No.316
901 Notes

mstrkrftz:

  ağrı mountain(ararat) | ahmet harmancı

mstrkrftz:

ağrı mountain(ararat) | ahmet harmancı

No.317
106880 Notes

blackoutbri:

wordupwashington:

madmothmiko:

Beautiful Graphic Art Made With Rolls of Packing Tape

blackoutbri:

wordupwashington:

madmothmiko:

Beautiful Graphic Art Made With Rolls of Packing Tape by Mark Khaisman

No.318
6689 Notes

watchyourmuffins:

a mother’s love - photography by Peter Hasselbom

watchyourmuffins:

a mother’s love - photography by Peter Hasselbom

No.319
25348 Notes

neetria:

ドラッグ〜

neetria:

ドラッグ〜

No.320
3524 Notes

art-of-swords:

Wakizashi Momoyama Sword
Dated: 16th Century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: steel, iron,

art-of-swords:

Wakizashi Momoyama Sword

  • Dated: 16th Century
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Medium: steel, iron, gold, lacquer
  • Measurements: overall length: 91 cm. Blade lenght: 53 cm
  • Attributed to Bishu Osafune Sukesada, Momoyama Period

The blade is a shinogi-zukuri (the most general style for tachi/katana and wakizashi) and it has gunome of nie and nioi with ashi and also has a slight itame (wood grained) hada. The suriage nakago (tang of a shorter blade) comes with one mekugi-ana signed Bishu Osafune Suke (sada), black lacquer saya with aogai karakusa.

The iron tsuba has a kemari and willow signed Shoami Kanenori while the fuchi-kashira (set of hilt collar and butt cap) is a shakudo (a billon of gold and copper - typically 4-10% gold, 96-90% copper - which can be treated to form an indigo/black patina resembling lacquer) with gilt of chrysanthemum and butterflies.

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