smithsonianlibraries:

About a year ago, we posted a gif of hover whales. This, however, was our original creation—at the time too big for Tumblr but now able to be posted.
from Suggestions to the keepers of the U.S. life-saving stations, light-houses, and light-ships; and to other observers, relative to the best means of collecting and preserving specimens of whales and porpoises. By Frederick W. True.
Space Invader

Space Invader

icancauseaconstellation:

Alan Fletcher, “Architecture is optimism”, the last cover he designed for Domus, No. 778, January 1996.

icancauseaconstellation:

Alan Fletcher, “Architecture is optimism”, the last cover he designed for Domus, No. 778, January 1996.

fairy-wren:

(via Black-crested Coquette (Costa Rica) by Juan Carlos Vindas / 500px)
fairy-wren:

(via SMILE! by Marina Cano / 500px)

*Ostrich
rollership:

ilovecharts and others said:The total area of solar panels it would take to power the world, Europe, and Germany
"In just six hours, the world’s deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind consumes in a year. (x)
Yeah, cause when’s it ever been a problem to extract resources from Africa”

rollership:

ilovecharts and others said:The total area of solar panels it would take to power the world, Europe, and Germany

"In just six hours, the world’s deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind consumes in a year. (x)

Yeah, cause when’s it ever been a problem to extract resources from Africa”

(via norseye)

nitratediva:

From You’d Be Surprised (1926).

nitratediva:

From You’d Be Surprised (1926).

nprmusic:

This gosh darn butterfly almost crushed this woman’s hopes and dreams…