Methods In Delusion: Serendipity
Sigma was an edification of belief, put to work on human advance and service. Sigma was destruction and reconstruction, eternally powerful, so powerful he could never use his abilities. He wasn’t allowed to have a will, because as the son of a God only he could understand, born so distant and different from humanity; yet raised under their wing: Who was going to buy that this child could save us all?
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Generally, humans don’t create definite solutions; curiously a deprecated image of them as a mass leads to the consequence of everything they can comprehend is per se deprecated as well. Strangely enough, no matter how far they go, how amazing and astonishing their discoveries become, they tend to lie aside the adoration of a messiah; at least a divine creature to explain what they can’t yet understand; As if they were borrowing their knowledge only for it to be returned, in exchange for salvation.

ri-science:

Some cephalopod loveliness from a book in our collections, in celebration of @cephalopodday.

From The Zoology of HMS Samarang, 1850, finds from Sir Edward Belcher’s voyage around Indonesia in 1843-46.

tags → #ocean #cephalopod 
livertaker:

a 9 panel tribute to Princess Mononoke, one of my favorite movies in the world 

livertaker:

a 9 panel tribute to Princess Mononoke, one of my favorite movies in the world 

gosiaherba:

Costume design - CockroachGouache
© GOSIA HERBA 2014
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gosiaherba:

Costume design - Cockroach
Gouache

© GOSIA HERBA 2014

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(Source: meatwithpotatoes)

Happy Borgday. I have no banana cake. Only assimilation cake.
starscreamnova

not-in-front-of-the-klingons:

thenewenlightenmentage:

Best Alien Planet Weather Map Ever Reveals a Scorching World
A super-hot planet 260 light-years from Earth is showing signs of water vapor in its atmosphere, despite scorching temperatures that are hot enough to melt steel, according to the best weather map ever created of an alien world.
The Jupiter-size alien planet, called WASP-43b, is so hot that daytime temperatures reach 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit (1,648 degrees Celsius). At night, it’s a bit cooler — about 1,000 F (537 C) — still hot enough to melt silver.
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thenewenlightenmentage:

Best Alien Planet Weather Map Ever Reveals a Scorching World

A super-hot planet 260 light-years from Earth is showing signs of water vapor in its atmosphere, despite scorching temperatures that are hot enough to melt steel, according to the best weather map ever created of an alien world.

The Jupiter-size alien planet, called WASP-43b, is so hot that daytime temperatures reach 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit (1,648 degrees Celsius). At night, it’s a bit cooler — about 1,000 F (537 C) — still hot enough to melt silver.

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misterjakes:

unclefloyd:

tfw = two fucking weiners

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The moment you set foot in this castle, you forgot every spell and ability you knew… though the forgetting does not end there. In this place, to find is to lose and to lose is to find. That is the way of things in Castle Oblivion.

(Source: mrsgrumpygills)