asylum-art:

asylum-art:

Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Dennis Wojtkiewicz is best known for his exploration of the “sensitive nature of time” in his large-scale oil paintings of fruits and flowers. Wojtkiewicz focuses on light and texture in his amazingly detailed paintings of citrus fruits and multi-petaled flowers.

1 . 09 . 14 art  fruit  light    +9693

totallyfubar:

I have a physics textbook from before the electron was discovered and they just sound so frustrated it’s hilarious

1 . 09 . 14 physics  book  electron    +48023

mt-satsuki:

老爺柿

Bonsai.  Japan.  2005年12月撮影

31 . 08 . 14 bonsai  tree    +750
Haruki Murakami - Norwegian Wood
❝ But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a lifetime, and if we let them go, we regret it for the rest of our lives. ❞

mpdrolet:

Abandoned roller coaster in the clouds, between Taichung City and Manila from Cloud parks

Rafa Zubiria

librarienne:

direcartographies:

fun fact: the reason that the plural of goose is geese but the plural of moose is not meese is because goose derives from an ancient germanic word undergoing strong declension, in the pattern of foot/feet and tooth/teeth, wherein oo is mutated to ee. however ‘moose’ is a native american word added to the english lexicon only ~400 years ago, and lacks the etymological reason to be pluralized in that way.

Oh baby.  Keep talking dirty to me.

30 . 08 . 14 language  mouse  goose  plural    +200182

murakamistuff:

Snowy night at the end of the world

Danielle Koepke
❝ Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because their needs and way of existing in the world force us to compromise ourselves and our happiness. They aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go. Life is hard enough without being around people who bring you down, and as much as you care, you can’t destroy yourself for the sake of someone else. You have to make your wellbeing a priority. Whether that means breaking up with someone you care about, loving a family member from a distance, letting go of a friend, or removing yourself from a situation that feels painful — you have every right to leave and create a safer space for yourself. ❞
29 . 08 . 14 social    +166305
29 . 08 . 14 tiger  animals    +7464
❝ The niece of the great Mongol leader, Kubla Khan, Princess Khutulun was described by Marco Polo as the greatest warrior in Khan’s army. She told her uncle she would marry any man who could wrestle her and win. If they lost they had to give her 100 horses.

She died unmarried with 10,000 horses. ❞

historiespast:

Women boxing on a roof, circa 1930s

29 . 08 . 14 woman  boxing    +484375

fuckyeahaquaria:

Mimic OctopusThaumoctopus mimicus

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tesahrey:

Shot by @undergroundnyc

28 . 08 . 14 hair    +84286

colin-vian:

  Vassily Kandinsky, composizione VII (1913) Galleria Tret’jakov Mosca cm 300 x cm 200

japaneseaesthetics:

Bonsai.  Japan. Photography by PK on Flickr

27 . 08 . 14 bonsai  tree    +1240
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