The Fishbowl

My life long obsessions with the fiber & textile arts, Sci-Fi, music, and photography.
justanasshole:

brianmarion:

This fucking kid pulls out a George Foreman grill during my lunch period in school and just starts making grilled cheese

My idol.

justanasshole:

brianmarion:

This fucking kid pulls out a George Foreman grill during my lunch period in school and just starts making grilled cheese

My idol.

(via pricklylegs)

Dealing with Feelings of Shame and Worthlessness

onlinecounsellingcollege:

Shame is a deep-seated feeling and conviction that something is inherently wrong with us. And although this FEELS true it is based on faulty thinking, and is therefore something we can challenge and change. To break free … take one thought (such as I am defective, inferior, worthless or deserve to…

biologicalmarginalia:

Extant cetaceans exhibit hyperphalangy, a condition where the finger have an increased number of bones. The first digit, however,has a reduced number of bones (so hypophalangy) and is actually absent in several baleen whales; only Pilot Whales have hyperphalangy on this digit. The fifth digit generally has the ancestral number of bones for baleen whales but toothed whales typically have reduction; Kogia is an exception with hyperphalangy. In toothed whales, the second and third digits have the most number of bones whereas in baleen whales it is the third and fourth digits.

First Image: (A) Orca, (B) Sperm Whale, (C) North Atlantic Right Whale, (D) Humpback Whale, (E) Ichthyosaur (Stenopterygius sp.)

Second Image: (A) Orca, (B) North Atlantic Right Whale, (C) Sei Whale

Cooper, L. et al. (2007) Evolution of Hyperphalangy and Digit Reduction in the Cetacean Manus. The Anatomical Record 290 654–672

(via scientificillustration)

comcasting:

My grandpa texted for the first time in his life today and he spit straight wisdom out of the keyboard

comcasting:

My grandpa texted for the first time in his life today and he spit straight wisdom out of the keyboard

(via urihu)

lomographicsociety:

Influential Photographs: Bliss, 1996 by Charles O’ Rear
In the wake of the news that Microsoft no longer supports the Windows XP operating system, people have started to look back at the serene photograph that became iconic for adorning computer screens around the world. However, perhaps, not many know that this famous photograph was shot on film and not digitally manipulated in any way.

lomographicsociety:

Influential Photographs: Bliss, 1996 by Charles O’ Rear

In the wake of the news that Microsoft no longer supports the Windows XP operating system, people have started to look back at the serene photograph that became iconic for adorning computer screens around the world. However, perhaps, not many know that this famous photograph was shot on film and not digitally manipulated in any way.

I know now, after fifty years, that the finding/losing, forgetting/remembering, leaving/returning, never stops. The whole of life is about another chance, and while we are alive, till the very end, there is always another chance.

—Jeanette Winterson (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

urihu:

I am kind of freaked out!

I have read some. I confess.

urihu:

I am kind of freaked out!

I have read some. I confess.

vercxce:

My internet was down for 5 minutes so i went downstairs and spoke to my family

They seem like nice people

(via pricklylegs)