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Jul 23, 2014 / 699 notes

fastcompany:

These Incredible Photos From Astronauts Show The Brightest Cities On Earth 

Cities at Night was launched by some Spanish astrophysicists who started following an astronaut’s Twitter account. “For us his nighttime pictures were like fire for a firefighter—it’s pretty, but you must control it,” says Alejandro Sanchez from Complutense University of Madrid. “We want to make the nighttime images useful for citizens, journalists, and scientists. And make this beauty accessible—but also make people think about if all this waste of energy is really needed.”

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moma:

Alexander Calder was born today in 1898. The existentialist philosopher Jean–Paul Sartre praised Calder’s mobiles, describing them as “lyrical invention.” 
[Alexander Calder. Untitled. 1939.] 
Jul 22, 2014 / 1,797 notes

moma:

Alexander Calder was born today in 1898. The existentialist philosopher Jean–Paul Sartre praised Calder’s mobiles, describing them as “lyrical invention.” 

[Alexander Calder. Untitled. 1939.] 

barrydraws:

A little spot illustration for a friend’s wedding shower. It’s strange how I am starting to put the words “friend” and “wedding” in the same sentence. 
Jul 22, 2014 / 1,133 notes

barrydraws:

A little spot illustration for a friend’s wedding shower. It’s strange how I am starting to put the words “friend” and “wedding” in the same sentence. 

Jul 16, 2014 / 25,947 notes

catsbeaversandducks:

Kittens wearing bibs. That’s all.

Photos by ©shimejiwasabi

An interruption to your Wednesday afternoon. :)

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theparisreview:

When Charlotte Brontë was thirteen and her brother, Branwell, was twelve, they designed and wrote a series of tiny books: “Measuring less than one inch by two inches, the books were made from scraps of paper and constructed by hand. Despite their diminutive size, the books contained big adventures, written in ink in careful script.”
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Jul 15, 2014 / 3,997 notes

theparisreview:

When Charlotte Brontë was thirteen and her brother, Branwell, was twelve, they designed and wrote a series of tiny books: “Measuring less than one inch by two inches, the books were made from scraps of paper and constructed by hand. Despite their diminutive size, the books contained big adventures, written in ink in careful script.”

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

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laughingsquid:

Nice One Dad, A Website That Continuously Cycles Through a Hand-Picked Selection of Corny Dad Jokes
Jul 15, 2014 / 497 notes
Jul 15, 2014 / 4 notes

How cute are these handmade upcycled wool puppy slippers by Josh Title? Available in baby, toddler, and adult sizes for allllll the pet lovers in your life.

(via BABY PUPPY SLIPPERS | baby shoes, wool slippers | UncommonGoods)

moma:

Photographer Lee Friedlander, born this day in 1934, aimed to capture the “American social landscape.” 
[Lee Friedlander. New York City. 1966.]
Jul 14, 2014 / 389 notes

moma:

Photographer Lee Friedlander, born this day in 1934, aimed to capture the “American social landscape.” 

[Lee Friedlander. New York City. 1966.]

humansofnewyork:

"He wants to go home."
Jul 14, 2014 / 26,346 notes

humansofnewyork:

"He wants to go home."

natgeofound:

A kitten aboard a floating Victoria water lily pad in the Philippines, 1935. Photograph by Alfred T. Palmer, National Geographic Creative
Jul 11, 2014 / 30,299 notes

natgeofound:

A kitten aboard a floating Victoria water lily pad in the Philippines, 1935. Photograph by Alfred T. Palmer, National Geographic Creative

Jul 11, 2014 / 2,758 notes

smartgirlsattheparty:

peoplecaringloudlyatme:

so this just happened

This totes happened. Leslie is thrilled.

food52:

Since they’re waffles, we can eat them for breakfast, right? 
Chocolate Dipped Vanilla + Chocolate Waffle Cookies on The Frosted Vegan

Does anyone else love whoever runs the food52 Tumblr? I feel like we could be friends and eat fake waffles for breakfast together.
Jul 10, 2014 / 1,170 notes

food52:

Since they’re waffles, we can eat them for breakfast, right? 

Chocolate Dipped Vanilla + Chocolate Waffle Cookies on The Frosted Vegan

Does anyone else love whoever runs the food52 Tumblr? I feel like we could be friends and eat fake waffles for breakfast together.