Fiery Throated Hummingbird in Costa Rica by SAMBOBBINGI saw this post going around with thousands of notes and no source. After some digging, I found the bird photographer running a tiny blog with 38 followers. Always include the source, people.
please don’t tease carnivorous plants like this!!!! it takes enormous amounts of their energy to dissolve the insects that they need to survive and it takes days to process them!!! when you do this you’re wasting all of their energy and pretty much starving them!!!!!
lacloserie: Simon Griffiths Photographer
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the flowers of holland’s keukenhof gardens near lisse in spring bloom. (a sort of “modern day tulip mania" — shout out to econ historians.) photos by (click pic) yves herman, peter femto, daily overview, guilhem de cooman, rdevo58, frans sellies, edwin jones, and allard schager
"The act of sewing is a process of emotional repair. "
—Louise Bourgeois [via
its true! especially mending things in beautiful ways, giving them prolonged life and personalisation, gives me a sweet satisfaction
Acanthopyge | ©usageology
Acanthopyge is an extinct genus of trilobite that lived during the Devonian.
Locality: Djebel, Issoumour. Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Age: Middle Devonian
Size: Specimen is 2.8 inches long.
Animalia - Arthropoda - Trilobita - Lichida - Lichidae - Acanthopyge Hawle & Corda, 1847
One more image of an Octopus briareus feeding. I just can’t get over how silly this one looks!
This one has a bit of an edge to it ~LM
Alright you know I won’t say no but it’s totally rude to steal my drink.
Here’s what I ended up planting in the insect pot I made: Pleiospilos nelii ’Royal Flush’ (front) and Adromischus cristatus (back)!
I think I’m enjoying ceramics.