Wednesday, April 16, 2014

omgplants:

!!!!!!!!!


Sophora prostrata (Kōwhai)

(Source: tabi-saki)

catsbeaversandducks:

Springtime in Tuscany

Photos by ©I MICI di Lola Grey

Remember the Ashlee Simpson show?

I never moan with pleasure more than in those first few moments after crawling into bed for the night.

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ancientart:

Cave 19 at the Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra, India.

Ajanta contains 30 excavated rock-cut caves which belong to two distinct phases of Buddhism: the Hinayana phase (2nd century BC-1st century AD) and the Mahayana phase (5th century AD-6th century AD). These caves are considered to be one the finest examples of early Buddhist architecture, cave-paintings, and sculpture.

The Archaeological Survey of India, Aurangabad Circle, speaks specifically of Cave 19:

The small chityagriha [prayer hall] is considered one of the most perfect specimens of Buddhist art in India. The exquisitely decorated facade and beautiful interior form a grand combination of richness of detail and graceful proportion. The inscription in Cave 17 records that a feudatory prince under Vakataka King Harisena was a munificent donor of this cave, datable to the 5th century AD. It consists of a small but elegant portico, verandah, a hall, and chapels. The apsidal hall is divided into a nave, an elaborate and elongated drum, and a globular dome which stands against the apse. 

The pillars and the stupa are intricately carved with the figures of Lord Buddha and other decorative motifs. The sidewalls are also adorned with countless figures of Buddha while the ceiling is filled with painted floral motifs in which animals, birds, and human figures are cleverly interwoven. The chapel contains the panel of Nagaraja with his consort known for its serenity and royal dignity.

The first and second photos were taken by Kirk Kittell, the third is by Arian Zwegers.

boricualolita:

BUT LIKE WHY ARE WE NOT TALKING ABOUT THIS STUPID COMMERCIAL ABOUT HOW YOU NEED TO “MAN UP” TO EAT A BURGER FROM CARLS JR?

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this is actually un-necessarily immature and sexist. 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
spaceshiprocket:

Adam Hughes

spaceshiprocket:

Adam Hughes

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britoholic:

When I crack that whip, everybody gon’ trip!

britoholic:

When I crack that whip, everybody gon’ trip!

(Source: n2xy)

ohscience:

Catclaw Sensitive Briar 
(by Care_SMC)

ohscience:

Catclaw Sensitive Briar
(by Care_SMC)

inspirationandbuff:

Day 105:
Feeling rather confident with myself really enjoy my results. My back and tris are super sore from yesterday’s work out and I love it. Also I started lifting heavier on my chest and biceps today. Slow but steady progress! Also I want to pay more attention to my abs and get the strong and lean. New goals = new motivation!

inspirationandbuff:

Day 105:
Feeling rather confident with myself really enjoy my results. My back and tris are super sore from yesterday’s work out and I love it. Also I started lifting heavier on my chest and biceps today. Slow but steady progress! Also I want to pay more attention to my abs and get the strong and lean. New goals = new motivation!

(Source: voldermorte)