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I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, Charles Demuth, 1928 | Courtesy of the Met Museum

from the Guardian

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2012 - in pictures

The Kamchatka peninsula of Russia is blanketed in snow, and significant amounts of sea ice can also form and collect along the Pacific coastline. As ice floes grind against each other, they produce smaller floes that can be moved by wind and currents. The irregular south-eastern coastline of Kamchatka provokes large, circular eddy currents to spin off from the main south-westward-flowing Kamchatka current. Three such eddies are highlighted by surface ice floe patterns at image center. The…


A classic humorous seaside photo wall. A family at the beach in bathing costumes. Pop your face in the hole to complete the picture of a family. Hand painted and varnished with a slight sepia varnish and authentically aged this could be an illustration from the 1920s.


Mike Mignola: Eddy Current


Maelstrom - a large, swirling body of water. A free vortex with considerable downdraft.There are few stories of large ships ever being sucked into a maelstrom, although smaller craft are in danger and tsunami or sinkhole-generated maelstroms may even threaten larger craft.


Red blood cells ,erythrocytes, in a vein showing their biconcave shape. TEM X18,000


Mysterious boy, I wanna get close to you... seriously though, who IS this?


{Ed Sheeran} happy birthday my little ginger Jesus. I hope you have the bestest birthday ever ever EVER! I love you with a burning passion. I would trade my sister for you. Happy 22nd, bud. ❤️

12 | Prince Rogers Nelson | Phtographed by Afshin Shahidi Source: