todaysdocument:

This animation from Moonwalk One shows all the stages of the Apollo 11 mission, which launched 45 years ago on July 16, 1969.  As designed, the only component to return to Earth was the Command Module Columbia.

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

From the series: Headquarters’ Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981. Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006

via Media Matters » Stepping Stones to the Moon

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ifimeanalottoyou:

Drugs Under The Microscope

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nubbsgalore:

photos by (click pic) d. robert franz, david glatz and ingo arndt (previously featured) of a mother grizzly and her cub in alaska’s lake clark national park (see also: previous bear posts)

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"「この人にはわたしがついてないとダメだな」と思ってる時は、だいたい自分の方がどうしようもないくらいハマってる。"
"あのイーハトーヴォの
すきとおった風、
夏でも底に冷たさをもつ青いそら、
うつくしい森で飾られたモーリオ市、
郊外のぎらぎらひかる草の波。"
宮沢賢治 訳述 「ポラーノの広場」 (via maako)

Schloß Augustusburg, Brühl, Germany.
blendy999:

untitled by HaoJan on Flickr.
sometimes-now:

Lexicon Silente by José Rufino