A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer — rarer even than albinism — produces all-black offspring in that species which are known as “melanistic” or “melanic” deer.
reblogging because no, really, melanistic animals are real
Cats and boxes
With seven million people, Hong Kong is the 4th most densely populated places in the world. However, plain numbers never tell the full story. In his ‘Architecture of Density’ photo series, German photographer Michael Wolf explores the jaw-dropping urban landscapes of Hong Kong. He rids his photographs of any context, removing any sky or horizon line from the frame and flattening the space until it becomes a relentless abstraction of urban expansion, with no escape for the viewer’s eye. Infinite and haunting.
Editor’s Note: Co-signed.
Got super discouraged by people calling animals the wrong name today, so I decided it was about time to post this little gem I’ve been sitting on for a while.
Bengal (or possibly boa constrictor)
- Tiger striped legs, large and small rosettes
- Very long body
- Lives under blankets, in cupboards and in front of your monitor
Great stuff! Reblogging for people who’ve asked me about finding historical clothing references online.
I don’t know about wing parts
all I know is that touching them will get an angel off
necessary information in my life
Two kind of people
Want to collaborate on a Google Doc with Nietzsche, Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, Dickinson, Dickens and Poe?
Click here. Start typing. Enjoy the hilarity.
Ninja Update: Wanna see something fun? Mention Shakespeare in a sentence and see what happens.
Dickens and Dickinson had a fight over the expression ‘What the Dickens’.
ALSO LEAVE POE ALONE HE HAD A HARD LIFE.
Shakespeare adds the adjectives “handsome and lovely” before his name.
edgar allan poe corrected “winter is coming” to “the age of snows”
OMG I WROTE SHAKESPEARE HE CORRECTED TO HANDSOME AND LOVELY AND THEN EA POE CORRECTED SHAKESPEARE TO “DREADFUL AND LONELY” IM PISSING