A time-lapse video that shows you how to breathe with the tide. It's wonderful. If you can't turn on the sound for this video, I've got a little Internet trick that you may love. First, all you're going to do is breathe in and out — that's it. When the water in the GIFs below fills up space on the screen, take a deep breath in. When it goes out, breathe out. Ready? Breathe in and out with the tide. There are millions and millions and millions of tiny little plants in the water.
They are all working hard to keep the water cool and clear! The earth is absolutely amazing, right? Everything is constantly working to support everything else. There are about 8.74 million speciesthat share this wonderful blue planet with us. And get this! OK, now take another deep breath in and out (and let out a sigh). The water is filled with plants. In fact, oceans produce half of the world's oxygen. Keep our oceans alive. Aww: this husky was raised with cats and acts like them - Lost At E Minor: For creative people. She may not have a cat for a butt – or conversely, be the butt of a cat – but I think we’ve just found the real life CatDog.
Tally, or Tao Tao (which means ‘mischievous’ in Chinese), is a husky/malamute who was raised with cats as a puppy. At the age of two, she was adopted by Redditor ‘Dong_of_justice’, who shares that she still displays cat-like behavior well into adulthood. ‘She’d piss on our floors if we ever did something wrong as well. She also had a knack for finding the best worst places to do it (i.e. carpets, rugs, etc.).
She also sat like a cat, with her arms and legs tucked under her belt’. ‘Dong_of_justice’ adds that Tally loves hiding in boxes, lying around and silently judging people, hates belly rubs, and loves to sunbathe, just like a cat. Via Bored Panda. Check out this genius plan to make graveyards 1000% less creepy. Death is not something we like to think about. But we know that when we die, most of us will likely end up here ... ... or in an urn on a family member's mantle (next to creepy cat figurines).
But! What if! What if we could end up somewhere really beautiful like this? Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel have come up with an idea. I think I might really be into it: Capsula Mundi is a 100% biodegradable coffin. It's shaped like an egg and made from from starch plastic (which is made primarily from potato and corn plants). For burial, the body is placed inside the capsule in the fetal position. The egg is then planted in the soil, and a tree is planted on top of it. There are a variety of trees you can pick from, and you can decide which one you want or let your family deal with the logistics.
Rather than being buried in a cemetery (which, let's be honest, are a little bit creepy and no one likes to visit) you become part of a "memory forest. " Death is a fact of life. Wouldn't you? She tattooed half her face and you'd never know it. Her skills are just that good. The 17-year-old was the victim of a horrific bullying incident. A group of girls threw boiling water on her, leaving her badly burned and covered in scars and discoloration. She thought the physical scars would be with her forever — until she met Basma Hameed. Basma Hameed runs a tattoo shop, of sorts — but her tattoo artistry doesn't look like this: It looks like this: Basma is a paramedical tattoo specialist. Instead of tattooing vibrant, colorful designs, she uses special pigments that match the skin in order to conceal scars.
With Basma's help, patients like Samira can see a dramatic decrease in their scar visibility and discoloration after a few treatments. Check out the video below to find out more about Basma's practice, including how she became her very first patient. Cameras Were Placed In A Remote Area In Greenland. What They Captured Is Stunning And Terrifying. 15 Badass Art World Heroines Over 70 Years Old. They came. They created. They conquered. The following 15 women defeated the odds, inscribing their names in art history and forever changing its course.
And what's crazier is the fact that they kept doing it, over and over again, probably for longer than you've been alive. Behold, the art world heroines who inspire us more than we can accurately express. Also, they're all working and exhibiting at over 70 years old. 1. Joan Jonas, dOCUMENTA 13, photo credit Maria Ruhling Medium: Video and performanceStyle: Dreamlike conceptualismBirthday: 1936Superpower: Jonas was one of the early pioneers of video art in the 1960s and 1970s, her work aligning rhythm and ritual, identity and disguise, nature and technology to weave visceral visual experiences that linger like memories. 2. Medium: PaintingStyle: Athletic abstract expressionismBirthday: 1939 Superpower: Fishman is one of the few female artists associated with the boys' club that is Abstract Expressionism. 3. 4. 5. Meat Joy, 1964 6. 7. 8. Blind Man Now Able To See Shapes Thanks To Bionic Eye. If there is one thing we don’t seem to be able to get enough of, it is emotional YouTube videos showcasing the moment someone’s life changed for the better.
Just over a month ago, we shared with you the moment a legally blind woman saw her baby for the first time thanks to a pair of innovative electronic glasses. Now, after being fitted with a “bionic eye,” a blind man has been able to see his wife again for the first time in a decade, and they are both pretty overwhelmed, to say the least: The man in the clip, 68-year-old Allen Zderad from Minnesota, suffers a rare, degenerative eye disease known as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Those with this inherited condition suffer a loss of cells, called photoreceptors, in the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye known as the retina. Although some may only experience a severe impairment in night vision, others can become completely blind. [Via Second Sight, Mayo Clinic, Live Science, ABC News and The Telegraph] 46 Most Iconic LGBT Moments of 2013 - Mic. The Humpy Observer - Cutest Animals with Incredible Music.
26 Pictures Will Make You Reevaluate Your Entire Existence. Underlined Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations. Bookworm or not, you can't help but enjoy these black and white illustrations of literary quotes by Evan Robertson. The New York-based graphic designer has taken some of the cleverest lines written by famous authors such as William Faulkner and Oscar Wilde and turned them into wonderful posters.
These literature-inspired fine art illustrations are currently being sold on Etsy under the name Obvious State. Robertson would see a "little jewel of a sentence" and he'd underline it. Then, he would take those "snippets of text and ideas" and "let the words be a springboard for an illustration. " As he told Huffington Post, "The illustrations incorporate and interact with the text and hopefully add up to something that engages the mind as much as the eye. " Here are 12 of our favorites. Update: Check out more clever illustrations in Part II of this story.
Obvious State on Etsy via [Quipsologies], [Huffington Post] Sea Creatures.
Anonymous Confessions. As they say, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – but what if we could share with full discretion? Everyone of us has his own little secrets and ‘Confessions’, a public art project by american artist Candy Chang, invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip.
Chang lived in Las Vegas for a month and turned her P3 Studio gallery into a contemplative place for people to share their confessions and being fascinated by the secrets others hide inside themselves. Inspired by Post Secret, Shinto shrine prayer walls, and Catholicism, people could write and submit their confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. By the end of the exhibition, over 1500 confessions were displayed on the walls. All images © Candy Chang | Via: My Modern Met. Brutus, the pet grizzly bear.