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art-of-swords:

Serbian Nozh Dagger

  • Dated: first half of the 19th century
  • Measurements: overall length 46.6 cm

The dagger features a fine, intricately-filigreed silver hilt of yataghan form with broadly-flared, symmetrical ears set with corals on each surface. The straight, single-edged blade has a profiled spine, double fullers and a long clipped tip, struck with stars and crescents. The daggers is presented in its elaborately embossed silver scabbard with characteristic monsterhead finial.

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#weapons

smartereveryday:

THIS IS A BUTTERFLY! (Scanning Electron Microscope) - Part 2 - Smarter Every Day 105

This is one of my favorite timelapses that I’ve ever made. It’s a Morpho butterfly wing that I applied Isopropanol to.  The Isopropanol neutralizes the nano-structure photo-mechanism in the wing, turning it the color of the wing itself.  When the alcohol dries, it turns back into its irradiant blue color.  SOOO awesome!

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#science #biology

thecraftychemist:

Chemical quote sources: Quote and chemical compound, background image

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#science #chemistry #petrichor
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neptuneisforlovers:

autremondeimagination:

RMIT University lecturer Dr. Claudia Diaz’s senior anatomy students get an interesting hands-on lesson by painting the human musculoskeletal system on a live model 

thought this was elaborate SNK cosplay

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#oh #anatomy #art

mlee525:

serenagrace:

Some snapshots from around LA.

(Downtown) Los Angeles, I love you.

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#wanderlust #los angeles

gallowhill:

Portrait Bust of a Woman (detail), Roman, Antonine Period, 140-150 AD

Photo by Erika Dufour

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#statue #art

somersault1824:

Only for those that have the nerves to wear a neuron

If you’re curious, feel free to check out our shop HERE.

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#wishlist

anditslove:

Constellation Mug

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Een officier (detail), Jan Mijtens (attributed to), 1640–70

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#art

artsyrup:

Little Red Riding Hood by Daniel Egneus

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#art #fairy tales
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#fractals

The only dream worth having is to dream that you will live while you are alive, and die only when you are dead. To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget. —Arundhati Roy

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She’s never where she is. She’s only inside her head. —

Star Sign Quotes
Aquarius

Janet Fitch

(via astrolocherry)

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Today my Rome reflected on a puddle! - By Alice T. | viaCVRBNFXBR

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#rome
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