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Feb 19
photojojo:


Intimate portraits of people riding buses in the rain
Buses by Andrew Myksis

photojojo:

Intimate portraits of people riding buses in the rain

Buses by Andrew Myksis


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Oct 13
annadraconida:


MoonHeartBeat

annadraconida:

MoonHeartBeat


Nov 14
moshita:


Jason “the Stuntkid” Levesqu

moshita:

Jason “the Stuntkid” Levesqu


Dec 12

NASA’s Most Adorable Model Spaceships

Top Image: NASA’s Biosatellite program sent three capsules into orbit with various plants and organisms to study the effects of space on living things. This model from around 1968 is of the third launch, which put a pig-tailed monkey named Bonnie into orbit. The model monkey in the image above looks a lot happier than Bonnie probably was — the month-long mission was shortened to nine days when Bonnie’s health started to suffer.

(Click source for descriptions on the rest)

The list of NASA’s accomplishments is long and impressive, which is probably why one of its most remarkable feats is so often overlooked: the extreme cuteness of its scale models.

From lunar landers and rovers to satellites space stations, NASA’s engineers built tiny replicas and concept representations that will melt your heart. Here are some of our favorites.

(via laboratoryequipment)


Dec 14

Dec 28

Memento Mori by Fiona Krüger

Equal parts tribute to Mexican imagery of Dia de los Muertos and the 17th century watch of Mary Queen of Scotts, the skull faceplate is made up of many intricate, mechanical layers. A not-so-subtle reminder of what we’re all counting down to.

(via: Design Boom)

ianbrooks:

(via scientistintraining)


Jan 7
underage-thinking:


In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or “Crooked Forest,” is a mystery.

underage-thinking:

In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or “Crooked Forest,” is a mystery.

(via sugaratoms)


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