Nothing Is Ever Finished

"So one never forgets anything, one never goes forward and forward, you are always moving in a circular way, and nothing is ever finished, nothing is ever finished until you leave.” - Philip Guston

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skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get the full detail.

I’ve paired each amazing close-up (by macro photographer Linden Gledhill) with an image of the corresponding butterfly or moth.  The featured lepidoptera* are (in order of appearance):

*Lepidoptera (the scientific order that includes moths and butterflies) means “scaly wing.” The scales get their color not from pigment - but from microscopic structures that manipulate light.

The great science youtube channel “Smarter Every Day” has two videos on this very subject that I highly recommend:

(via npr)

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liberalsarecool:

Conservative consistent lack of logic.

If you don’t recognize the Federal government you also:
 - don’t get Medicaid, Social Security or Veteran’s Benefits
 - you don’t get to graze your cattle on government land
 - you don’t get to drive on government roads and highways
 - you can’t travel on a government passport
 - your food won’t be inspected
 - your produce and product will not be bought for and by the government
 - you willingly give up the right to be called, or call yourself, and American

 - your airliners won’t be guided by the national air traffic controllers
 - you will not be accepted into the military

liberalsarecool:

Conservative consistent lack of logic.

If you don’t recognize the Federal government you also:

 - don’t get Medicaid, Social Security or Veteran’s Benefits

 - you don’t get to graze your cattle on government land

 - you don’t get to drive on government roads and highways

 - you can’t travel on a government passport

 - your food won’t be inspected

 - your produce and product will not be bought for and by the government

 - you willingly give up the right to be called, or call yourself, and American

 - your airliners won’t be guided by the national air traffic controllers

 - you will not be accepted into the military

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the simplest things in life are best:
cheese pizza
spaghetti with marinara sauce
a big glass of ice cold water
sleeping under a window that lets a cool breeze dance across your face
kissing a nipple
music
a puppy’s joy
white baseball, brown dirt and green grass

the simplest things in life are best:

cheese pizza

spaghetti with marinara sauce

a big glass of ice cold water

sleeping under a window that lets a cool breeze dance across your face

kissing a nipple

music

a puppy’s joy

white baseball, brown dirt and green grass

(Source: baseball-heaven)

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