8th July 2014

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America’s first school shooter, 16 year old Brenda Spencer, Wounded 9 and killed 2 at Grover Cleveland Elementary in San Carlos, CA. Tells reporter, “I did it because I hate Mondays” before she stands down on January 29th, 1979.

America’s first school shooter, 16 year old Brenda Spencer, Wounded 9 and killed 2 at Grover Cleveland Elementary in San Carlos, CA. Tells reporter, “I did it because I hate Mondays” before she stands down on January 29th, 1979.

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27th June 2014

Photoset reblogged from Rising From The Ashes: We Can Do It with 250 notes

realhumanbaby:

Spend a lot of time alone in the suburbs and things start happening

27th June 2014

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rhamphotheca:

The Origin of Fairy Rings
A number of mushroom species grow in distinct circles that have been nicknamed fairy rings. The name is a reference to tales of folklore suggesting that fairies would dance within these areas, but the actual biological explanation is much less fanciful. 
Fairy rings start as a single mushroom spore, which begins growing by putting out an underground root network called mycelium. Each summer (or season of reproduction) it produces fruiting bodies - mushrooms - which are temporary reproductive parts akin to flower blossoms. 
The mycelium draws heavily on the nitrogen in the soil as it grows and fruits, and the mushrooms appear at the outer edge of the network, where the nitrogen is richest. As the mycelium network expands, so does the fairy ring formed by the mushrooms. 
There are two types of fairy rings. Tethered rings are formed by species that are partially dependent on the roots of certain tree species for nutrition (commensalism), and often occur with a tree growing at their center. Untethered rings don’t require tree roots and so are often found in meadows and lawns. 
The largest fairy known fairy ring is in France; it is about 2000 ft (600 m) in diameter and estimated at 700 years old. Most fairy rings don’t achieve such sizes; typically, rings are less than 33 ft (10 m) across.photo by Martin LaBar on Flickr
(via: Peterson Field Guides)

rhamphotheca:

The Origin of Fairy Rings

A number of mushroom species grow in distinct circles that have been nicknamed fairy rings. The name is a reference to tales of folklore suggesting that fairies would dance within these areas, but the actual biological explanation is much less fanciful.

Fairy rings start as a single mushroom spore, which begins growing by putting out an underground root network called mycelium. Each summer (or season of reproduction) it produces fruiting bodies - mushrooms - which are temporary reproductive parts akin to flower blossoms.

The mycelium draws heavily on the nitrogen in the soil as it grows and fruits, and the mushrooms appear at the outer edge of the network, where the nitrogen is richest. As the mycelium network expands, so does the fairy ring formed by the mushrooms.

There are two types of fairy rings. Tethered rings are formed by species that are partially dependent on the roots of certain tree species for nutrition (commensalism), and often occur with a tree growing at their center. Untethered rings don’t require tree roots and so are often found in meadows and lawns.

The largest fairy known fairy ring is in France; it is about 2000 ft (600 m) in diameter and estimated at 700 years old. Most fairy rings don’t achieve such sizes; typically, rings are less than 33 ft (10 m) across.

photo by Martin LaBar on Flickr

(via: Peterson Field Guides)

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27th June 2014

Photo reblogged from The Green Wolf with 1,369 notes

griseus:

Southern right whale dolphins (Lissodelphis peronii) are the only dolphins without dorsal fins in the southern hemisphere. 
Image top: Laura Morse/NOAA. Bottom: Pablo Caceres Contreras
from ScienceAlert

griseus:

Southern right whale dolphins (Lissodelphis peronii) are the only dolphins without dorsal fins in the southern hemisphere.

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16th June 2014

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31st May 2014

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18th May 2014

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dysania-of-the-heart:

Melanism is the opposite of albinism. Albinism is the lack of pigmentation and melanism is a dark pigment excess, that turns skin black. Anyway, this is beautiful.

dysania-of-the-heart:

Melanism is the opposite of albinism. Albinism is the lack of pigmentation and melanism is a dark pigment excess, that turns skin black. Anyway, this is beautiful.

Tagged: melanismkittybiology

18th May 2014

Photoset reblogged from witlovesyou...i do i do. with 110,794 notes

witlovesyou:

A very unusual genetic color variation in white-tailed deer — rarer even than albinism — produces all-black offspring in that species which are known as “melanistic” or “melanic” deer.

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5th May 2014

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5th May 2014

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tamburina:

René Magritte, The Flash, 1959

tamburina:

René Magritte, The Flash, 1959

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5th May 2014

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akilaberjaoui:

Amalfi Coast.
Kodak 400 film.

akilaberjaoui:

Amalfi Coast.

Kodak 400 film.

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3rd March 2014

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#prepositions Etc. #refrigeratorpoetry #partsofspeech ???

#prepositions Etc. #refrigeratorpoetry #partsofspeech ???

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3rd March 2014

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#adjectives #refrigeratorpoetry

#adjectives #refrigeratorpoetry

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3rd March 2014

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#nouns #refrigeratorpoetry

#nouns #refrigeratorpoetry

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3rd March 2014

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#verbs #refrigeratorpoetry

#verbs #refrigeratorpoetry

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