Photo 19 Sep 703 notes

(Source: hotdiggitydogblog)

Video 19 Sep 55,666 notes

salahmah:

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or medina.

The maze-like medina sector, like those of most of the other towns in the area, features white-washed buildings with a fusion of Spanish and Moorish architecture. The brilliantly blue walls, however, seem to be unique to Chefchaouen. They are said to have been introduced to the town by Jewish refugees in 1930, who considered blue to symbolize the sky and heaven. The color caught on, and now many also believe that the blue walls serve to repel mosquitoes as well (mosquitoes dislike clear and moving water).

Whatever the reason, the town’s blue walls attract visitors who love to wander the town’s narrow streets and snap some beautiful photos. 

Photo 19 Sep 36 notes dingostuff:

Told ya, dude!
That silly stuffing idea was stuck inside my head and I just had to draw it out! Such a glutton deer~

dingostuff:

Told ya, dude!

That silly stuffing idea was stuck inside my head and I just had to draw it out! Such a glutton deer~

Video 19 Sep 927 notes

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Colombian Amber with insects - Santander, Colombia

Photo 19 Sep 2,438 notes spaceplasma:

Jupiter’s Irregular Satellites

The planet Jupiter has 67 confirmed moons. This gives it the largest retinue of moons with “reasonably secure” orbits of any planet in the Solar System. In fact, Jupiter and its moons are like a miniature solar system with the inner moons orbiting faster than the others. Eight of Jupiter’s moons are regular satellites, with prograde and nearly circular orbits that are not greatly inclined with respect to Jupiter’s equatorial plane. The remainder of Jupiter’s moons are irregular satellites, whose prograde and retrograde orbits are much farther from Jupiter and have high inclinations and eccentricities. These moons were probably captured by Jupiter from solar orbits. There are 17 recently discovered irregular satellites that have not yet been named.

Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Lowell Observatory/J. Spencer/JHU-APL

spaceplasma:

Jupiter’s Irregular Satellites

The planet Jupiter has 67 confirmed moons. This gives it the largest retinue of moons with “reasonably secure” orbits of any planet in the Solar System. In fact, Jupiter and its moons are like a miniature solar system with the inner moons orbiting faster than the others. Eight of Jupiter’s moons are regular satellites, with prograde and nearly circular orbits that are not greatly inclined with respect to Jupiter’s equatorial plane. The remainder of Jupiter’s moons are irregular satellites, whose prograde and retrograde orbits are much farther from Jupiter and have high inclinations and eccentricities. These moons were probably captured by Jupiter from solar orbits. There are 17 recently discovered irregular satellites that have not yet been named.

Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Lowell Observatory/J. Spencer/JHU-APL

Photo 17 Sep 372 notes real-thick:

Big Man weighs in
via Real Thick.
Video 17 Sep 8,167 notes

archiemcphee:

Check out the awesomely long tails on these roosters! These regal specimens are Onagadori or “Long-tailed” chickens. They’re a breed of chicken from the Kōchi Prefecture of Japan who evolved from common domestic chickens who mated with Green Junglefowl. Also known as the ‘most honorable fowl’ in Japan, they’ve been carefully bred over the centuries to achieve their spectacular tails, which grow to lengths of 12 to 27 feet. It takes these chickens at least three years to molt. Onagadori breeders take tremendous pride in their chickens and provide special hutches with perches well above the ground, which helps keep their tails clean and in good condition.

If Rapunzel had been a chicken, she probably would’ve looked a lot like one of these awesome birds. These extraordinarily fancy fowl have Special Natural Monument status in Japan, which means they’re considered to be living monuments of Japanese culture and, as a protected breed, it’s illegal to take their eggs out of the country.

[via Lost At E Minor and Wikipedia]

Photo 17 Sep 93 notes fnook:

I’ve animated a new avatar for myself in Toon BOOM Harmony.  Some of you got a sneak peek at this in my Ustream live animation sessions.Drawn and animated LIVE on my UStream channel using Toon BOOM Harmony 11, on a WACOM Cintiq Companion slate PC.

fnook:

I’ve animated a new avatar for myself in Toon BOOM Harmony.  Some of you got a sneak peek at this in my Ustream live animation sessions.

Drawn and animated LIVE on my UStream channel using Toon BOOM Harmony 11, on a WACOM Cintiq Companion slate PC.

Photo 17 Sep 50 notes cowfox:

Seems that peep hole you were sneaking a peek through wasn’t as inconspicuous as you thought. You’re busted and this big fox doesn’t seem particularly pleased to have an audience in the showers…

cowfox:

Seems that peep hole you were sneaking a peek through wasn’t as inconspicuous as you thought. You’re busted and this big fox doesn’t seem particularly pleased to have an audience in the showers…

Video 17 Sep 131 notes

nightmuncher:

stevedusa:

Second story of the political comic drawn by a Taiwan artist.

cute yet powerful message

Video 17 Sep 540 notes

ben-bendraws:

Drew that fat goat guy from a couple of weeks ago.

Character exploration.

Photo 16 Sep 76,688 notes animatedvisions:

DOG SHARK!

animatedvisions:

DOG SHARK!

(Source: shalamakingfaces)

Photo 14 Sep 268 notes bijoux-et-mineraux:

Kunzite - Pech Pass, Kunar Province of Afghanistan

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Kunzite - Pech Pass, Kunar Province of Afghanistan

Photo 13 Sep 366 notes freebirdalliance:

a little animation practice! animating is tedious i’m never doing it again

freebirdalliance:

a little animation practice! animating is tedious i’m never doing it again

Photo 13 Sep 57 notes

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