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Angela. Jaeger Pilot for team Rum Punch. Canadian. I love Sci-Fi, Spec-Fic, Horror, classic Fantasy, Art History, Shakespeare, Comics, Graphic Novels, Folk music, monster stories, mythology, fairy tales, and random art history research papers. I was raised on a farm and I survive on coffee, sleep deprivation and alcohol. Check out my side blogs - Reminder that 18+ means 18 + - NSFW / NSFL content is on the appropriately labelled blog. You have been warned. Everything else is fun.

supersonicart:

Pakpoom Silaphan, “Essentializing the Essence.”

Mixed media artist Pakpoom Silaphan recently had a fantastic show open at Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, California entitled “Essentializing the Essence.”  The show is up until October 4th and features a ton of Silaphan’s socially aware pieces that deal with consumerism and how the rest of the world is obsessed with a western point of view.

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wassup-holmes:

roane72:

counterklock:

Friendly reminder that Old Spice Guy (Isaiah Mustafa) really, really wants to be Luke Cage.

So badly in fact, he made his own teaser trailer.

HOLY SHIT WANT. MARVEL, PAY ATTENTION.

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greenekangaroo:

stick-arms:

magenmagenmagen:

grayskiesfashion:

GiantEye - Lock Pick Earrings

Because sometimes you just need a pair of fancy earrings that double as lock picks
- Gray

Gimme.

PAGING greenekangaroo IS THERE A greenekangaroo IN THE HOUSE

THERE IS AND SHE IS PLEASED 

medievalpoc:

cultureunseen:

http://society6.com/artist/replaceface

You know what’s funny? I think a lot of people view these images as interesting because they’re “unrealistic” or specifically because they feature men of color, anachronistic. I do like them, but I just wanted to add something….

For each of these implied anachronisms, there is a real painting of a real Man of Color from European Art History. (The text for each image is a link to learn more!)

A French Gentleman, c. 1800

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Toussaint L’Ouverture, c. 1790s

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Alexander Pushkin, 1899

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Portrait of Général Thomas Alexandre Dumas (father of author Alexandre Dumas)

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Raden Syarif Bustaman Saleh, Javanese Aristocrat and Artist in the Netherlands, 1840

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Olaudah Equiano, c. 1840s

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Abram Petrovich Gannibal, c. 1690s

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Chevalier de Saint-Georges, c. 1780s

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Ira Aldridge, Victorian Actor, c. 1840

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János Bihari, Composer, c. 1840

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The Postillion of Erddig House, 1730

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Jack Black of Ystumllyn, Wales, 1754

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A Young Eastern European Man c. 1750:

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P.S. my favorite from the OP is will.i.am!!!

spacetimecontinumm:



Terrformation of Mars: A New Look
We look at Mars now as a forgotten Red Planet that almost seems barren and life-less judging from our available images and study of it. But study shows Mars was once as ecologically prosperous as our own Earth. But what happened to all of its waters? Better yet why is it so dry and lacking any plants? Once the abundance of oxygen left and the waters froze over or dried off the planet became what it is today. But what if we can in a way reactivate’ Mars? Welcome to Mars, Terraformed’.
About Terraforming
Transforming Mars will be a long and complicated process. But this is exactly the type of subject that interests space researchers like Christopher McKay of NASA Ames Research Center. First, greenhouse gases, like chlorofluorocarbons that contribute to the growing ozone layer on Earth, will be released into the atmosphere. This traps the heat from the Sun and raises the surface temperature by an average of 4 degrees Celsius. In order to achieve this, factories would manufacture chlorofluorocarbons derived from the air and soil. A single factory would require the power equivalent of a large nuclear power plant.
The increasing temperature would vaporize some of the carbon dioxide in the south polar cap. Introducing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere would produce additional warming, melting more of the polar cap until it has been vaporized completely. This would produce an average temperature rise of 70 degrees Celsius.
With the temperature this high, ice will start melting, providing the water needed to sustain life. This water would raise the atmospheric pressure to the equivalent of some mountaintops. While this would be a survivable level, it may still require the use of an oxygen mask. The next step, which may take up to several centuries, would be to plant trees that thrive on carbon dioxide and produce oxygen.

NASA: Terraforming Mars
Terraforming is the process of transforming a hostile environment into one suitable for human life. Being that Mars is the most Earth-like planet, it is the best candidate for terraforming. Once just the subject of science fiction novels, it is now becoming a viable research area. The famed astronomer and Pulitzer prize winner, Carl Sagan, says that there is enormous promise in the search for ancient life on Mars. If life was once sustainable on Mars, it is important to know what caused Mars to evolve into the cold and lifeless planet it is today. With this knowledge, we can terraform Mars by reversing the process.
NASA scientists believe that it is technologically possible at the present time to create considerable global climate changes, allowing humans to live on Mars. But this will not be by any means an easy task. Raising the atmospheric pressure and surface temperature alone could be achieved in a few decades.
This research has strong environmental implications for Earth. What researchers are trying to do involves global warming, a sort of greenhouse effect on the cold planet Mars. Scientists may be able to test their hypotheses about global warming in their attempts to elevate Mars’ surface temperature. Likewise, once theories, they may be applied to our own planet in an attempt to reverse environmental damage done by pollution and deforestation.

spacetimecontinumm:

Terrformation of Mars: A New Look

We look at Mars now as a forgotten Red Planet that almost seems barren and life-less judging from our available images and study of it. But study shows Mars was once as ecologically prosperous as our own Earth. But what happened to all of its waters? Better yet why is it so dry and lacking any plants? Once the abundance of oxygen left and the waters froze over or dried off the planet became what it is today. But what if we can in a way reactivate’ Mars? Welcome to Mars, Terraformed’.

About Terraforming

Transforming Mars will be a long and complicated process. But this is exactly the type of subject that interests space researchers like Christopher McKay of NASA Ames Research Center. First, greenhouse gases, like chlorofluorocarbons that contribute to the growing ozone layer on Earth, will be released into the atmosphere. This traps the heat from the Sun and raises the surface temperature by an average of 4 degrees Celsius. In order to achieve this, factories would manufacture chlorofluorocarbons derived from the air and soil. A single factory would require the power equivalent of a large nuclear power plant.

The increasing temperature would vaporize some of the carbon dioxide in the south polar cap. Introducing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere would produce additional warming, melting more of the polar cap until it has been vaporized completely. This would produce an average temperature rise of 70 degrees Celsius.

With the temperature this high, ice will start melting, providing the water needed to sustain life. This water would raise the atmospheric pressure to the equivalent of some mountaintops. While this would be a survivable level, it may still require the use of an oxygen mask. The next step, which may take up to several centuries, would be to plant trees that thrive on carbon dioxide and produce oxygen.

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NASA: Terraforming Mars

Terraforming is the process of transforming a hostile environment into one suitable for human life. Being that Mars is the most Earth-like planet, it is the best candidate for terraforming. Once just the subject of science fiction novels, it is now becoming a viable research area. The famed astronomer and Pulitzer prize winner, Carl Sagan, says that there is enormous promise in the search for ancient life on Mars. If life was once sustainable on Mars, it is important to know what caused Mars to evolve into the cold and lifeless planet it is today. With this knowledge, we can terraform Mars by reversing the process.

NASA scientists believe that it is technologically possible at the present time to create considerable global climate changes, allowing humans to live on Mars. But this will not be by any means an easy task. Raising the atmospheric pressure and surface temperature alone could be achieved in a few decades.

This research has strong environmental implications for Earth. What researchers are trying to do involves global warming, a sort of greenhouse effect on the cold planet Mars. Scientists may be able to test their hypotheses about global warming in their attempts to elevate Mars’ surface temperature. Likewise, once theories, they may be applied to our own planet in an attempt to reverse environmental damage done by pollution and deforestation.

theheirsofdurin:

cybersyncing said: ok but hear me out: The Hobbit where everything is the same except Bilbo has the personality of Martin Freeman

unclefather:

ibebro:

unclefather:

i’m so old

it was actually 14 years ago, you are not with math

you’re not with math either

unclefather:

ibebro:

unclefather:

i’m so old

it was actually 14 years ago, you are not with math

you’re not with math either

kaalashnikov:

always dress for how you wanna look in your mugshot

notmissmarple:

alyjack80:

stevesbuck:

captain america | crack!vid

DYING LAUGHING

brb dying

may just watch this on repeat today