I love optical illusions for a lot of reasons. As a scientist, they fascinate me, showing us how our visual and interpretation systems work. As a skeptic they embolden me, because they show that seeing should very, very rarely lead to believing; we are all too easily fooled in ways…
Use your Illusion
The color creating the green spiral (with orange) and the blue spiral (with magenta) is…. the same.
Basically, my plan is to re-blog ALL of YOU.
This just made me smile and think of my favorite lines from Leaves of Grass.
I have always tried to be as transparent with you guys as possible, letting you in on the process of making (and not making) Community. So maybe my silence on the issue of a hypothetical sixth season seems frustrating. I was thinking I could stay quiet because there’s too much to say and anything…
Everything you need to know about checking the four upcoming lunar eclipses here.
That 1930s Rubinacci Tussah Jacket By Attolini.
Summer is coming.
I laughed for so long at this omg
I’d very much want to pair this with the image of the Peak-to-Peak gondola emerging toward us from some similar myst(ical) nothing.
Into the Myst(ic)
"awkward" my ass.
That statement is multi-valently true.
Deep soaking tub - yes. Awkwardly waving to neighbors when you want to get out - no.
SOTD - Future Islands - “Seasons (Waiting On You)” (Live on Lettermen)
The raw emotion powering this Baltimore three-piece’s performance on Letterman last month has been getting a lot of attention, both pro and con. The Guardian’s music editor said his “mind [was] blown" so you know there’s something to it.
It took a while for this song to grow on me, but now I’m pretty well convinced it’s aces. Take a listen.
These are just wonderful. Especially this Wrath of Khan one.