look , i literally can’t stress how cute this deleted parks and rec scene is and im about to lose my fucking shit.
Im in love with Chris Pratt
Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane
One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year’s Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. Truth is Beauty is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls and covered in stainless steel mesh skin, the massive sculpture had interactive lighting effects that made it constantly change.
OK, this is pretty damn cool.
Sad I won’t be at burning man. Will have to fix that next year.
Reblog. EVERY TIME.
I require all of these.
My design aesthetic is tentacles. Tentacles everywhere.
This movie is so fun and colorful! I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would, the music is spot on. And I really like the relationship between Groot and Rocket, he’s like a proud papa raccoon ahahaha 8’))))))
Anonymous said: Okay, so my sister and I have been debating on who had the better or more significant relationship Ten/Rose or Eleven/River? I love them both sooo much but in my opinion Eleven/River win without a doubt. What's your opinion?
I am not a shipper of Eleven and River. I know it’s dubiously canon, but I cannot get behind. The relationship is built on mutual abuse and manipulation, making it just monstrously toxic. I don’t like comparing the two relationships because, for one thing, it makes people assume that I refuse to ship Eleven and River simply because I ship Ten and Rose so hard, which is not the case; also, and on a related note, each relationship should be judged for merit individually, rather than pitted against each other.
With Rose and The Doctor (and I very purposefully use ‘the Doctor’ because she had been through more than one, and, I think, would have cared deeply about all of them), we saw their relationship grow. They were strangers who became friends, who became something else—the something else being obvious, though the specifics of which lie almost entirely in headcanon, which is fine. The way both Nine and Ten acted around and reacted to Rose made the increasing affection blatant, with the touching and the flirting and the TOUCHING, through to the clear and present heartbreak during their farewell at Bad Wolf Bay. The Doctor’s reaction to Rose being gone—the depression, the recklessness, the suicidal impulses, the way that he once again more or less cocooned himself in his ego in a desperate grab at self-preservation after being wounded so deeply—is even more telling when it comes to the importance of that person, that relationship, in his life. Finally, the fact that TenToo, with all the same memories, was willing to let go and tell her that he loved her, to spend his one life with her, just cements all of the romantic theories. And, despite some claims, the Doctor leaving at that point does not work as a detractor to his own feelings; on the contrary, I think the fact that he was willing to sacrifice his own happiness for hers speaks volumes.
Then, of course, there’s the fact that, at the end of his life, Rose was the last face he wanted to see. Not even Sarah Jane, who’d been his best friend for so long, could fill that void for him.
With Eleven and River, it’s an entirely different ball game. We don’t see any sort of growth in the relationship—how Eleven reacts to her the first time he sees her is more or less how he reacts to her the last time he sees her. Every time we see them, they’re constantly berating and belittling each other, in between moments of forced flirtation that seem disjointed and out of sync. Plus there’s the fact that they’re not actually married; she broke the universe, and manipulated him into a marriage in an alternate one, one he acquiesced to only because it was the only way she’d allow him to touch her and fix the timeline. He even said, just before the ‘ceremony’ that he didn’t want to marry her. And, at the end, none of that matters, because that timeline no longer exists. River told Amy she wasn’t a murderer, because that timeline, that universe, no longer exists. But that would also mean her wedding never happened. Eleven made her break her own wrist because Amy read it in a book, something I couldn’t see Nine or Ten inflicting on Rose in a million years. And, in his last moments, despite having an entirely other companion present, Eleven hallucinated Amy, River’s mother, rather than River herself. None of this gives me any indication of any great, epic love story, much less being evidence of a relationship more important than Rose Tyler.
Here’s a thing I’ve had around in my head for a while!
Okay, so I’m pretty sure that by now everyone at least is aware of Steampunk, with it’s completely awesome Victorian sci-fi aesthetic. But what I want to see is Solarpunk – a plausible near-future sci-fi genre, which I like to imagine as based on updated Art Nouveau, Victorian, and Edwardian aesthetics, combined with a green and renewable energy movement to create a world in which children grow up being taught about building electronic tech as well as food gardening and other skills, and people have come back around to appreciating artisans and craftspeople, from stonemasons and smithies, to dress makers and jewelers, and everyone in between. A balance of sustainable energy-powered tech, environmental cities, and wicked cool aesthetics.
A lot of people seem to share a vision of futuristic tech and architecture that looks a lot like an ipod – smooth and geometrical and white. Which imo is a little boring and sterile, which is why I picked out an Art Nouveau aesthetic for this.
With energy costs at a low, I like to imagine people being more inclined to focus their expendable income on the arts!
Aesthetically my vision of solarpunk is very similar to steampunk, but with electronic technology, and an Art Nouveau veneer.
So here are some buzz words~
Tailors and dressmakers!
Stained glass window solar panels!!!
Education in tech and food growing!
Less corporate capitalism, and more small businesses!
Solar rooftops and roadways!
Communal greenhouses on top of apartments!
Electric cars with old-fashioned looks!
No-cars-allowed walkways lined with independent shops!
Renewable energy-powered Art Nouveau-styled tech life!
Can you imagine how pretty it would be to have stained glass windows everywhere that are actually solar panels? The tech is already headed in that direction! Or how about wide-brim hats, or parasols that are topped with discreet solar panel tech incorporated into the design, with ports you can stick your phone charger in to?
(((Character art by me; click the cityscape pieces to see artist names)))
i am so into this wow
sign me the fuck up
I want a solarpunk future. *_*
SOLARPUNK OH MY GODDDDDD i love it
CURVY ORGANIC LINES, REFLECT NATURE, FLORALS VEGETATION, UGHHHH I WANT IT
So pretty. Want. Now.
op is literally just straight presenting this to the world and i fucking love it
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GoFundMe is allowing a campaign for people to donate money to Darren Wilson, the cop who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
When called on this, and how it violates their ToS, GoFundMe’s response was to delete the hateful, disgusting, racist comments from the donations. They refused to end the campaign. Apparently it is only “promoting hate, violence, racial intolerance, or the financial exploitation of a crime” if people can see the deplorable sentiments behind the donations. Somehow deleting the evidence of those sentiments magically changes what those donations are for: rewarding a police officer for killing Michael Brown.
This is absolutely a direct violation of GoFundMe’s ToS, yet GoFundMe is refusing to act. These are people giving money to an individual that gunned down an unarmed black teen. He is profiting from this killing, and it directly promotes racial intolerance and violence. There is no reason why GoFundMe should allow this campaign to continue…
… Except that GoFundMe gets 5% of the cut. In this case, 5% of 235k is $12,500. GoFundMe and Darren Wilson both are profiting off the killing of Michael Brown, and GoFundMe has decided they’d rather take their cut of the money than follow their own ToS. $12,500 is apparently what it takes to abandon justice.
Please, join in the boycott of GoFundMe, and consider signal boosting this.
Go fund me has done other shitty things as well.