"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."

— Kahlil Gibran (via voodoo-lady)

"I read a book one day and my whole life was changed."

— Orhan Pamuk, The New Life (via observando)

(via bookporn)

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lightthiscandle:

The wife of an Apollo astronaut during her husband’s flight, October 1968.


So many feels in this photograph. Wow. Ever wonder what it feels like to have someone you love leave the planet? No. You don’t. But in generations ahead, photographs like these will emanate hope, celebration, and achievement as we become spacefaring in such a way that it’s as frequent as commercial air travel.

sagansense:

lightthiscandle:

The wife of an Apollo astronaut during her husband’s flight, October 1968.

So many feels in this photograph. Wow. Ever wonder what it feels like to have someone you love leave the planet? No. You don’t. But in generations ahead, photographs like these will emanate hope, celebration, and achievement as we become spacefaring in such a way that it’s as frequent as commercial air travel.

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skunkbear:

First prize in Science’s Visualization Challenge (video category) went to this NASA video by Greg Shirah, Horace Mitchell, and Tom Bridgman. It shows Earth’s “climate engine” — the wind patterns and ocean currents that are powered by the sun.

If you haven’t already, indulge in the wonders of our vibrant planet Earth in the PBS NOVA feature “Earth From Space:

"Earth From Space" is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate and surprising web of forces that sustains life on earth. Viewers witness how dust blown from the Sahara fertilizes the Amazon; how a vast submarine "waterfall" off Antarctica helps drive ocean currents around the world; and how the Sun’s heating up of the southern Atlantic gives birth to a colossally powerful hurricane. From the microscopic world of water molecules vaporizing over the ocean to the magnetic field that is bigger than Earth itself, the show reveals the astonishing beauty and complexity of our dynamic planet.

This continues to be one of the most remarkable films I’ve ever seen regarding the symbiosis of Earth as viewed in multiple wavelengths from outside our planet. Every child should be required to watch this to understand the interconnectivity between all living systems, which would illuminate just how ridiculous the “arguments” are over climate change and the vague knowledge of our biosphere politicians continue to perpetuate.

supersonicart:

Max Kauffman, New Paintings.

Lots of new work from Oakland, California based artist Max Kauffman (Previously on Supersonic):

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Tags: art paintings

Cups. #sunlight #kitchen #interiordesign

Cups. #sunlight #kitchen #interiordesign

Tags: travel world

Cowabunga turtle time. #movie #ninjaturtle #me

Cowabunga turtle time. #movie #ninjaturtle #me

Fisher King chillin’ by his castle. #fish #pet #aquarium

Fisher King chillin’ by his castle. #fish #pet #aquarium

Tags: pet fish aquarium

Good #read, National Geographic. #research #henge

Good #read, National Geographic. #research #henge