“With Pixar’s attention to the natural world, this short film would be a great fit for them. Someone hire this fellow to make a whole series of animated animal shorts.
Pinnipèdes is Victor Caire’s first 3D animated film, made at Supinfocom Arles, and it is darling. Under all those folds of flesh, his animated elephant seals are delightfully expressive.”
Eerie, beautiful, captivating images of sea urchins mating and being born (that little triangle guy is a baby sea urchin).
These are a glimpse of how life begins in the deep ocean — and there’s a lot of life down there. The oceans provide about 190 times as much living space as every other space on Earth — soil, air and fresh water — put together. A vast array of amazing creatures live in the depths of this watery world. Squid, jellyfish, and plankton are just a few of our favorites (all shown as tiny babies in that last gif).
I’m strongly urchin you to fall in love with echinoderms. Such superb sea symmetry.
My second tattoo and I’m so in love with it. Inspired by Clementine von Radics’ “Mouthful of Forevers”
"I know sometimes
it’s still hard to let me see you
in all your cracked perfection,
but please know:
whether it’s the days you burn
more brilliant than the sun
or the nights you collapse into my lap
your body broken into a thousand questions,
you are the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen.
I will love you when you are a still day.
I will love you when you are a hurricane.”
Fox News being racist and xenophobic as fuck.
It seems that people love to hate gluten. Though it plays an important role in baking, gluten has a bad reputation. The market for gluten-free foods and beverages reached $4.2 billion in 2012; an increase of 28% since 2008. It is actually difficult to go into Whole Foods and find a baking mix with gluten. But gluten isn’t necessarily bad; it’s just misunderstood. Have a heart, and let’s learn to better appreciate gluten for the remarkable protein network that it is. Read on…