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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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superpretty:

riccardo

My nights are for overthinking, my mornings are for oversleeping.

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Fragmented Sculptures Convey Powerful Strength

Edge Sculpture website

This striking collection of contemporary sculptures is filled with a powerful strength conveyed through dramatic gestures and unique forms. Entitled Edge Sculpture, the collection was designed and sculpted by Matt Buckley, the Creative Director of Robert Harrop Designs. The series includes a variety of animals, humans, and mythical creatures ranging from a Cobra to a penguin, a dragon, a unicorn, and a warrior.

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At fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise (via mashamorevna)

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henrycooke:

Slide to Unlock by Evan Roth

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drewmistak:

Dyrhólaey, Iceland.

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