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22 May 07:04

Everybody’s got a thing

22 May 05:56

shychemist: One of my favourite twitter trending topics I’ve...





















shychemist:

One of my favourite twitter trending topics I’ve seen in a while: #GirlsWithToys.

This came as a response to an Astronomer’s remarks that Scientists are ‘boys with toys’.

Glad to see such a strong response from the women of STEM. :)

22 May 05:54

Julien Salaud Creates Stellar Caves With Glow In The Dark Thread

by Stephanie Chan
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Julien Salaud is a French artist who creates incredible thread drawings that light up like constellations under ultraviolet light. His otherworldly installations feel larger than life and look like futuristic cave paintings, brimming with both raw primitive energy as well as evoking the sense of some neon-splattered future.
His latest series of installations, called Stellar Cave, brings to life a mythology of their own. Their pantheon includes scenes from the natural world: birds of prey caught in mid-flight, deer-like creatures, and even a human figure who seems draped in the regalia of some minor forest god.
In an interview with Trend Tablet, Salaud says:
“There are different kinds of beauty. I suppose the one I am interested in is like a fruit: I am not following a logical analysis, and I am not trying to have some concept. I am rather into contemplation, which implies taking some time.”
Observing Salaud’s work from the darkness enables viewers to reflect and contemplate the world as we know it from a different point of view — one that seems almost extraterrestrial. (via This Is Colossal)

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20 May 09:55

real-faker: stutterhug: Calling up A Friend Nekomancer



















real-faker:

stutterhug:

Calling up A Friend

Nekomancer

16 May 14:35

Time

by Reza

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16 May 14:35

clothes I wish I had. ➝ Anju Modi Autumn Winter 2014















clothes I wish I had. ➝ Anju Modi Autumn Winter 2014

13 May 08:07

Music Video: Courtney Barnett - Dead Fox

by Joe Reeve

Courtney Barnett has just released a new animated video for Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit track “Dead Fox”. Directed by Rory Kerr and Paul Rutledge, the animated video shows a wired fox driving a lorry along a highway running people over, followed by a number of other different animals on various vehicles. It’s partly whimsical and charming, partly gruesome and disturbing. Take a look above!

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit is one of our favourite albums of the year so far and it’s out now with Marathon Artists and Milk Records.

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09 May 12:03

Smartass explains why "Work Intelligent" poster is stupid

by Mark Frauenfelder

This is funny. [via]

09 May 11:51

fowllanguagecomics: Bonus Panel

09 May 11:49

Photographer Jorge Cervera Hauser Captures Sea Creatures Against Sun-Drenched Oceanscapes

by Kate Sierzputowski

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Jorge Cervera Hauser produces intimate snapshots of underwater creatures, effortlessly capturing their magnificence as they glide through the sea in schools or pairs. Each image displays moments that look as if they were captured in a split-second, yet simultaneously appear dramatically staged. Most of the images included were taken either in Baja or the Mexican Caribbean, and the image of the shark gliding alone through turquoise water was taken at Tiger Beach in the Bahamas. No matter the location, each photograph was taken far away from human life and miles out in the open ocean.

The Mexico City-based artist is also a film producer, yet his true passion lies with the animals he captures within his photography. Along with a few friends he runs a marine conservation NGO called Pelagic Life, which aims to conserve the Mexican open ocean through eco-tourism. Through his organization Cervera Hauser produced the documentary “Mexico Pelagico” which has already been released in Mexico and will be available on Netflix June 1st. More images of Cervera Hauser’s underwater voyages can be seen on his online portfolio here.

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13 Apr 08:40

fruitsgarden: sometimes dogs get embarrassed that someone saw...



fruitsgarden:

sometimes dogs get embarrassed that someone saw them acting anything other than a majestic and stoic beast

12 Apr 14:37

Napoleon

"Mr. President, what if the unthinkable happens? What if the launch goes wrong, and Napoleon is not stranded on the Moon?" "Have Safire write up a speech."
02 Apr 09:04

Watch The Trailer for Street Artist JR's New Film "Les Bosquets"

by Staff

Street artist JR, famous for plastering buildings and entire towns with gigantic black-and-white portraits, has released the trailer for his upcoming film "Les Bosquets". The movie is based on the story of Ladj Ly and the "Les Bosquets" performance at New York City Ballet, which was inspired by the French suburb riots back in 2005.

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02 Apr 08:37

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I laughed.



31 Mar 13:26

4gifs:Not sure what these are but I think they need petting....



4gifs:

Not sure what these are but I think they need petting. [video]

31 Mar 09:26

Russian Photographer Documents His Two Huskies Playing on a Frozen Lake

by Staff

A Russian photographer who goes by the pseudonym Fox Grom has created a series documenting his two Siberian Huskies as they play on a frozen lake. The lake, which is located in Murmansk Oblast - one of Russia’s northernmost regions, was thawing at the time, leaving a few centimetres of water on top of the ice to give it an incredibly transparent quality, making it seem as though the dogs are walking on water.

To see more photos of his huskies, take a look at his Vkontakte page.

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29 Mar 08:20

Instagram Censored This Image of a Woman on Her Period

by Staff
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Artist Rupi Kaur has found herself at the center of Instagram's censorship war after the social media app removed a photo she posted, showing her lying on a bed, fully clothed, with a spot of blood between her legs and on the sheets. The photograph was taken as part of her university photography project, which focusses around the theme of menstruation, but Instagram removed it twice, saying that it violates their terms of service. Kaur has since taken to Facebook, posting the image alongside a caption that reads:

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27 Mar 14:21

Disco Dog - A Smartphone Controlled LED Dog Vest

by Staff

New York and Tokyo-based creative lab Party NYC has launched a Kickstarter to fund its invention - an LED dog vest that can be controlled from the owner's smartphone. Named Disco Dog, the vest is capable of displaying a variety of animated patterns and custom scrolling text in thousands of colours.

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25 Mar 07:17

rupikaur:period. (a photo series shot by sisters rupi and prabh...













rupikaur:

period. 

(a photo series shot by sisters rupi and prabh kaur.  art direction by rupi kaur.)

i bleed each month to help make humankind a possibility. my womb is home to the divine. a source of life for our species. whether i choose to create or not. but very few times it is seen that way. in older civilizations this blood was considered holy. in some it still is. but a majority of people. societies. and communities shun this natural process. some are more comfortable with the pornification of women. the sexualization of women. the violence and degradation of women than this. they cannot be bothered to express their disgust about all that. but will be angered and bothered by this. we menstruate and they see it as dirty. attention seeking. sick. a burden. as if this process is less natural than breathing. as if it is not a bridge between this universe and the last. as if this process is not love. labour. life. selfless and strikingly beautiful. 

23 Mar 07:43

When the client asks you to explain the source text

23 Mar 07:40

exactlywhatiwasthinking:Rock on cacti.Rock on.



exactlywhatiwasthinking:

Rock on cacti.
Rock on.

18 Mar 10:56

Smug Scandinavians tell us what’s wrong with America

by PZ Myers

Yeah, we know.

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Read the whole thing.

The anti-intellectualism of the American citizenry is just killing us. They won’t be impressed: they’ll just point to the 13th panel and say, “Haw haw, we can kick your ass.”

17 Mar 09:26

Video of the Day & Best of Instagram: @adamscarpenters

by Jeff

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This wins two awards: Video of the Day and Best of Instagram. I can’t believe I didn’t know about Adam Carpenter’s Instagram @adamscarpenters until now – hands down my new favourite person to follow! The video he just made for Shake It Little Tina’s “Low Cut Connie” is officially my way of life, and I would like to request that it be projected onto the ceiling above my casket at my wake, thank you.

Watch the video below.

View the whole post: Video of the Day & Best of Instagram: @adamscarpenters over on BOOOOOOOM!.

10 Mar 07:32

danomalbarn:ahh yes, I love blur. especially their lead singer *looks at smudged writing on hand*...

danomalbarn:

ahh yes, I love blur. especially their lead singer *looks at smudged writing on hand* damian allbran

10 Mar 07:31

style-fad: my 6 year old brother has been crying for the past 20 minutes because my parents didn’t...

style-fad:

my 6 year old brother has been crying for the past 20 minutes because my parents didn’t invite him to their wedding 19 years ago

10 Mar 07:30

reflections on a sunny afternoon (at Canal Saint-Martin)



reflections on a sunny afternoon (at Canal Saint-Martin)

10 Mar 07:29

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10 Mar 07:29

kiameku: David Shrigley Untitled 2009 Ink on paper 11 1/2 x...



kiameku:

David Shrigley
Untitled
2009
Ink on paper
11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

09 Mar 08:17

(photo via rekrekrek)



(photo via rekrekrek)

09 Mar 08:16

(photo via ashton623)



(photo via ashton623)