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stunningpicture:

My dog loves to play with the leaf blower

stunningpicture:

My dog loves to play with the leaf blower

sharonosbourne:

“why are you taking your laptop into the bathroom”

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asylum-art:

Notes on a paper universe by Michael Donnor

notes on a paper universe a newly completed photographic portfolio by michael donnor

Photo: Headed to the beach in search of that point on the distant horizon where fact and fiction collide…

All those stars and space, I’m not sure how it all happened and how I got here. I like to think though that Earth was ripe for the possible metamorphism of its elements into life, and over time that life here became us. It may have taken some time, but what is some time when compared to all time? Eventually, people evolved and were able to manipulate Earth’s elements from clay to bronze to steel to plastic. I remember once picking up some childlike miniature stars I noticed on the ground. And then, at that moment, the stars that hung above my head, became as close as the plastic ones lying in my hand. In time both become the same; both are real and fictitious.

Wallace Stevens perfectly wrote, “The final belief is to believe in a fiction, which you know to be a fiction, there being nothing else. The exquisite truth is to know that it is a fiction and that you believe in it willingly.”

Photography connects my human experience of the world as it informed by science, and pondered through philosophy. I see my reality as relative; constantly being sketched in my mind using my five limited senses. My images return to a childlike innocence of drawing fictions, to expose that my human experience is a set of perceptions interpreted as facts. Like a photograph can be accepted as an accurate depiction of what was; I believe my perceptions are all to often accepted as accurate and absolute of what is. My work questions the reality of my experience, and reveal that the truths the camera is perceived to capture are only fiction.

A photograph is an imperfect visual representation of a perception. All I am is perception, but it’s the only truth I will ever know.

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asylum-art:

Nabana no Sato : Amazing Light Tunnel Made of Millions of LEDs in Japan

The Japanese once again prove that they know how to leave us in awe: a couple of days ago a spectacular 7 million light installation was opened in the Nabana no Sato botanical garden on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana.

What is justly called “the best light show in the country”, welcomes the visitors through the entry of a light-lit tunnel, where every tiny LED is enclosed into a botanically inspired light bulb. With the theme of this year’s project being “The Great Nature”, the gardens offer such installations as rainbows, auroras borealis and even a sunrise by the Mt. Fuji. A theme park usually focusing on flowers, will hold this Winter Illumination project till the end of March.

(via wetforest)

"I try to maintain a healthy dose of daydreaming, to remain sane."

— Florence Welch (via wetforest)

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sosuperawesome:

Original painting on wood by Karen Davis

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I went up to a cat last night. It rubbed up against my hand, and scratched me when my hand touched its tail. The petting gap exists because of how cats act. They avoid being petted, where as dogs love any attention.
- Anonymous

thisisdogprivilege:

So you think a cat rubbing your hand = consent to be petted? THIS IS BITE CULTURE.

(via pizza)

sadegg:

just saying the word tumblr out loud is embarrassing 

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echalegalleta:

littleoutsider:

WHY DO WE NEVER TALK ABOUT THE FACT THAT FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS IN A SMALL TOWN IN ALASKA THE MAYOR HAS BEEN A CAT 

mAYOR STUBBS

 ”He doesn’t raise our taxes - we have no sales tax. He doesn’t interfere with business,” said Lauri Stec “He’s honest.”

and he oNLY drinks water from a wine glass

A town decided that a cat would be a better mayor than people

“He’s good, probably the best we’ve had,”

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stability:

if you can hear anything over your music it’s not loud enough

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