philamuseum:

The theme used for the design of this box is taken from classical Japanese poetry, where autumn is often associated with the foliage turning to brilliant hues in the mountain hillsides of Japan. The cry of the deer, lonely for its mate and piercing the silence of the hills, has inspired generations of poets and artists.

Writing Box (Suzuri-Bako) with Design of a Deer, Early 17th century, Attributed to Hon’ami Kōetsu

2 days ago 200 notes

sci-universe:

Each fall, millions of North American monarch butterflies migrate to California and Mexico for winter. They make a massive journey (up to 4,830 kilometers/3,000 miles) and use the sun to ensure that they stay on course. On cloudy days Earth’s magnetic field as a kind of backup navigational system. (read more here)

(via sci-universe)

2 days ago 1,490 notes
18th
October
2,854 notes
Reblog

(via neverxfollow)

2 days ago 2,854 notes

(via subject-vogue)

2 days ago 51,644 notes

nevver:

Art is just another form of screaming

2 days ago 22,286 notes

(via hellohammerhead)

3 days ago 18,230 notes

"…to stand in line for the lungs, to burn in sacrifice."

- Sylvia Legris's poem "Thymus," in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)

(via newyorker)

3 days ago 168 notes

Sweet Dee appreciation post, part 1

(via ggiygas)

3 days ago 90,188 notes

prollyright:

napping together is my kind of date

(via morganegan)

3 days ago 342,465 notes

mineralists:

Spider Web Carlin Turquoise

4 days ago 9,034 notes
15th
October
1,013 notes
Reblog
cryptofwrestling:

Don Knotts Sez - “Let’s Keep It Clean!” (early ’70s)

cryptofwrestling:

Don Knotts Sez - “Let’s Keep It Clean!” (early ’70s)

4 days ago 1,013 notes

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Rose Magnus (1859-1900) - A Bunch of Thistles. Oil on canvas, 57.6 x 45 cm. 1896.

2 weeks ago 46 notes

"

Never trust a man who howls at you like a wolf

without treating you like the moon.

"

- Meggie Royer, Metaphors My Mother Never Taught Me  (via lipstick-bullet)

(via floralheartsss)

2 weeks ago 14,720 notes

What Kind of Town Bans Books?

newyorker:

image

Annie Julia Wyman grew up in one of the most educated communities in Texas. Last week, her home town’s public school district suspended seven books:

"The Highland Park Independent School District, and all the other American institutions that still censor books, grapple with a set…

2 weeks ago 349 notes

poryqon:

if you dont eat the pizza crust you are weak and natural selection is coming for you

(via ruinedchildhood)

2 weeks ago 879,729 notes