September 30, 2014

noimthefuckingcaptain:

chrc:

ivyarchive:

mymodernmet:

Illustrator Lili Chin's adorable series Dogs of the World illustrates 192 breeds of dogs grouped according to geographical origin.

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I WAS REALLY SAD BECAUSE I THOUGHT THEY’D MISSED BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG BUT THEN THERE IT IS OH MY GOSH YOU’RE SUCH A CUTIE!!!!!

I WANT ALL OF THESE DOGS OH MY GOD I LOVE DOGS THIS IS AMAZING

(via rezinnaise)

September 30, 2014
collecting-chris-ware:

Quimby’s comic store in Chicago opened it’s doors in 1991. Coincidently sharing a name with Chris Ware’s character Quimby the Mouse, then-owner Steven Svymbersky asked Chris to design signage for the store featuring his character. Since then, the store has produced many items featuring Chris’s logo. This patch was released in 2011 during the store’s 20th anniversary year.

collecting-chris-ware:

Quimby’s comic store in Chicago opened it’s doors in 1991. Coincidently sharing a name with Chris Ware’s character Quimby the Mouse, then-owner Steven Svymbersky asked Chris to design signage for the store featuring his character. Since then, the store has produced many items featuring Chris’s logo. This patch was released in 2011 during the store’s 20th anniversary year.

September 25, 2014
blastedheath:

Stanislaw Zukowski (Polish, 1873–1944), By the river Vyatka, 1928. Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 91 cm.

blastedheath:

Stanislaw Zukowski (Polish, 1873–1944), By the river Vyatka, 1928. Oil on canvas, 64.5 x 91 cm.

September 24, 2014

hyrodium:

The curvature of curves.

  1. sin(x)
  2. exp(x)
  3. Normal distribution (y=exp(-x²/2))
  4. Ellipse
  5. r=5/2+cos(3τθ)
  6. x=(t-1)(t+1), y=t(t-1)(t+1)
  7. Archimedes’ Spiral
  8. Logarithmic spiral

If you want to try your own curve, try on Desmos graphing calculator!

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/lpm3igzbhy

(via spring-of-mathematics)

September 24, 2014
nprmusic:

sesamestreet:

Disco Snuffy has entered the building.

Happy Hump Day, y’all. 

nprmusic:

sesamestreet:

Disco Snuffy has entered the building.

Happy Hump Day, y’all. 

(via rezinnaise)

September 21, 2014
Word of the Day

abjure |abˈjo͝or|

verb [ with obj. ] formal

solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim): his refusal to abjure the Catholic faith.

PHRASES

abjure the realm historical swear an oath to leave a country or realm forever.

DERIVATIVES

abjuration |ˌabjəˈrāSHən| noun

ORIGIN late Middle English: from Latin abjurare, from ab- ‘away’ + jurare ‘swear.’

September 20, 2014
Dioramas

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September 20, 2014
Word of the Day

portent |ˈpôrˌtent|

noun

a sign or warning that something, esp. something momentous or calamitous, is likely to happen: they believed that wild birds in the house were portents of death | JFK’s political debut was a portent of the fame to come.

• future significance: an omen of grave portent for the tribe.

archaic an exceptional or wonderful person or thing: what portent can be greater than a pious notary?

ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from Latin portentum ‘omen, token,’ from the verb portendere (see portend) .

September 19, 2014

September 18, 2014
dischord:

Fugazi’s First Demo will be out November 18th, 2014.

dischord:

Fugazi’s First Demo will be out November 18th, 2014.

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