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Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, … - is for sale (Weird Hood)

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Mummy Discovered Inside an Ancient Buddha Statue

In 1996, an anonymous man in Holland bought what he thought was just a golden Buddha statue. But the following year, experts working on restoration …

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Why all writers are vain

I’ve met, interviewed and shared stages with many authors over the years, and seen all too many signs of pride and oversensitivity to criticism. There is an inherent egotism in believing your voice matters – but that’s no reason not to put pen to paper<p>Many years ago, when I had just started writing …


11 Memory Facts That Prove Your Brain Is Weird

Yes, false memories are a real thing.<p>Yup, your brain is literally writing the story of your life, chapter by chapter.<p>In one study on this, 23 people read six stories on a screen and later were given a test to see how much they remembered from the narratives. Christian Jarrett at the British …

Possibility that incurable depression meets criteria for doctor-assisted suicide raises ethical concerns

Five years ago, surgeons placed a heavy metal crown over Bruce Ross’s head, fixed his skull into the frame with screws and then bolted it to an …

Barns Are Painted Red Because of the Physics of Dying Stars

Image: Loring Loding<p>Have you ever noticed that almost every barn you have ever seen is red? There’s a reason for that, and it has to do with the …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

March 28, 1941: Virginia Woolf’s Suicide Letter and Its Cruel Misinterpretation in the Media

On March 28, 1941, shortly after the devastating dawn of WWII, <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 15, 1882–March 28, 1941) filled her overcoat pockets with rocks and walked into the River Ouse behind her house never to emerge alive. A relapse of the all-consuming depression she had narrowly escaped in her …

Poetic Veiled Sculptures Shrouded in Mystery

The statue of a young woman, facedown and veiled by a stream of glass crystal beads, is an interesting work of art known as <i>Ghost Girl</i> by London-based sculptor Kevin Francis Gray. Presented on a pedestal like a classic Greek sculpture, the marble figure offers a somber look at a modern young woman. …


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“By hook or by crook, I hope that you will possess yourselves of money enough to travel and to idle, to contemplate the future or the past of the world, to dream over books and loiter at street corners and let the line of thought dip deep into the stream” Virginia Woolf

Emily Dickinson ~ Hope Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, … And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chillest land, And on the strangest sea; Yet, never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me. Painting George Frederick Watts ~ Hope

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. Anne Sexton

Sylvia Plath: Jillian Becker on the poet's last days

<b>In February 1963, American poet Sylvia Plath killed herself in her flat in London. Plath had been struggling to cope with the separation from her husband, Ted Hughes. During the last months of her life, Plath became friends with the writer Jillian Becker - this is Becker's account of their last</b> …


“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” ― John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne Jules Brassai Papillon à la bougie, 1933

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some devine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.” ― Alfred Tennyson Memories John White Alexander – circa 1903

Fantastic Illustrations by Jon Juarez

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Paul Hippolyte Delaroche - Louise Vernet (the artist’s wife, on her deathbed) 1845-46


Mj Mcdonnell aka Mjslick aka Estancia De La Ding Dong - Electrostatic, 2014 via Twisted Vintage Blogspot

Plato's Tree Cut Down For Firewood

Greeks, desperate to find fuel to stay warm because they can’t afford heating oil that has been ghit with big tax increases, have been taking to the …