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When you kiss your teeth at your parents then try to play it off

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This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth’s First-Cousin

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there’s a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright as the golden hour before sunset back home. 

NASA scientists are calling the planet Kepler-186f, and it’s unlike anything they’ve found. The big news: Kepler-186f is the closest relative to the Earth that researchers have discovered. 

It’s the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star—the sweet spot between too-hot Mercury-like planets and too-cold Neptunes— and it is likely to give scientists their first real opportunity to seek life elsewhere in the universe. “It’s no longer in the realm of science fiction,” said Elisa Quintana, a researcher at the SETI Institute. 

But if there is indeed life on Kepler-186f, it may not look like what we have here. Given the redder wavelengths of light on the planet, vegetation there would sprout in hues of yellow and orange instead of green.

Read more. [Image: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech]

For more on this — a new starshade that could help us find many more Earth-like planets

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onggiavu's explanation of being high pt. 2
The air I breathed in tasted like the number 13
onggiavu's explanation of being really high. 



Kush entirely too fucking loud


prepare to be sent to the shadow realm 


The Aoba cake is a national treasure


Lone Tree, Marlborough Chelsea
Apr 4 - May 3, 2014

"The artist’s feeling is his law. Genuine feeling can never be contrary to nature; it is always in harmony with her. But another person’s feelings should never be imposed on us as law. Spiritual affinity leads to similarity in work, but such affinity is something entirely different from mimicry." — C.D. Friedrich

We have seen lately a significant resurrection of Romanticism in contemporary art. […] This exhibition is a starting point from which to explore how notions of the spiritual and the magical alongside the sublime and the romantic, have once again, become important as contemporary artists grapple with the rapid developments that are changing the world as we know it, right before our eyes.

Artists: Bas Jan Ader, Darren Almond, David Altmejd, Lucas Arruda, Dan Colen, Jay Defeo, Roe Ethridge, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Andreas Gursky, Karl Haendel, Anselm Kiefer, Friedrich Kunath, Robert Longo, Paul Pfeiffer, Ed Ruscha, Tomas Sanchez, Guido Van Der Werve


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Is anyone else concerned that Ash’s first kiss was with a pokemon…


The persistence of Ms. Jackson

The Persistence of Memory (1931), Salvador Dali / Ms. Jackson, Outkast