Flight of the Bumblebee

"Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway."

Hi I'm Jessica. This is technically my main blog, where I store non-sciencey things, including my own art.
I go down to the shore in the morning
and depending on the hour the waves
are rolling in or moving out,
and I say, oh, I am miserable,
what shall—
what should I do? And the sea says
in its lovely voice:
Excuse me, I have work to do.
Mary Oliver, from the book A Thousand Mornings



Headcanon that after the battle of Hogwarts, George dyes his hair an outrageous colour, and at first Molly is mad, but then she hears George whisper “I kept thinking it was him in the mirror”. 


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decided to make mini headcanon reference sheets for the golden trio if only to keep my colours consistent— but i ended up getting a bit silly with it. oops.

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This Is How Much The Female Portrait Has Evolved In The Last 500 Years

Art history books have a reputation of showcasing dead, white, European males — DWEM — and the (mostly white) women they handpicked as muses. Portrait after portrait reveals a woman’s face through a man’s gaze, casting a rather unsavory light on the tendency of artists to eroticize, objectify or idolize the female form.

See the full video for a striking look at the female portrait.

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And so after almost an entire year of letting this comic sit around, I finally finished it~

I really enjoy folktales and the vibe about them, so I took the moods they make me feel and implemented into a story of my own. It’s not as polished as it could be, but it’s DONE and that’s what matters.Time to finally move on to a new project!

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People Art Gallery

Exciting Photo Illusions

The swimming pool temporarily effed me up..

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Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane

One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year’s Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. Truth is Beauty is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls and covered in stainless steel mesh skin, the massive sculpture had interactive lighting effects that made it constantly change.

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This was a triumph.

How are you holding up?

Because I’m a pumpkin.

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If the Scientist were here, he would have told Nameless that this was a window, and windows, unlike Gates, were not made for safe passage.

The Scientist was not here.

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