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