bosimba:

i found a leather jacket made for build-a-bears in my closet so naturally i had to put it on my cat

" 僕とストラトキャスター / Stratocaster and me " by ramune { x }

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emilywalus:

One of my tomato plants is outgrowing its cage! It has tiny blossoms; when will it give me actual tomatoes?

comicsalliance:

DORAEMON MEETS ‘AKIRA’ IN DISTURBING 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS ANIMATION

The city of Tokyo won its bid to host the 2020 Olympics this past fall, leading many people, this site included, to draw the parallel between reality and the post-apocalyptic manga and anime feature film Akira, which took place in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Neo-Tokyo.

The organizers real-life Games in Tokyo have turned to another manga/anime, Doraemon, to help promote the Olympics. The famous robot cat is an ambassador for the 2020 Games. With that in mind, animator Aleix Pitarch has combined AkiraDoraemon and the Olympics in a tribute video. It’s…harrowing.

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miraongchua:

abracatabra, my student film starring wizardcat, is now online. i hope you enjoy!

scienceyoucanlove:

Meet Claudia Mitchell, the first woman with a bionic arm.

 In 2006 she was outfitted with the arm to replace the arm she lost in a motorcycle accident. Her prosthesis, a prototype developed by the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is one of the most advanced prosthetic arms developed to date.

Mitchell, who lives in Ellicott City, was the fourth person- and first woman- to receive a “bionic” arm, which allows her to control parts of the device by her thoughts alone. The device works by detecting the movements of a chest muscle that has been rewired to the stumps of nerves that once went to her now-missing limb. 

She hopes to upgrade to a prosthesis, still under development, that will allow her also to “feel” with an artificial hand. 

A while after the initial surgery, surgeons took the first step by rewiring the skin above her left breast so that when the area is stimulated by impulses from the bionic arm, the skin sends a message to the region of her brain that feels “hand.” 

Future arms will be able to perform even more precise movements, but even the first-generation device “has changed my life dramatically,” she said. “I use it to help with cooking, for holding a laundry basket, for folding clothes — all kinds of daily tasks.” 

Technology like this gives hope for the future because it is a great example how science can actually improve the quality of people’s life!

You can see a video of her using her bionic arm here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1OBzc9QfIs

Article:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/13/AR2006091302271.html

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sugar-nextdoor:

calitrophywife:

alesusknowles:

Fashion! Put It All on Me ➝  Gemy Maalouf Bridal Wear s/s 2014

Oh look. It is a collection of all the wedding dresses I will be wearing.

It’s gonna have to be a long night because obviously I’m going to change my dress 14 times.

everydaylouie:

a majestic tropical bird wooing its mate

aphromano:

cute date ideas bc i’m full of stupidly optimistic hopes

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omgthatdress:

Dress

Ossie Clark, 1969

The FIDM Museum