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  4. universitybookstore:

A visual representation of the recurring characters and settings in Stephen King’s novels and stories.

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    A visual representation of the recurring characters and settings in Stephen King’s novels and stories.

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  7. libutron:

Asian Racer (Coin-Marked Snake)
Originally described from Egypt, Hemorrhois nummifer (Colubridae), the commonly named Asian Racer, has a wide distribution in Turkey, Cyprus, countries of the Near and Middle East such as Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, countries of central Asia such as Kyrgyzstan, E Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan, and Sinai.
References: [1] - [2]
Photo credit: ©cowyeow | Locality: Mount Carmel National Park, Haifa, Israel

    libutron:

    Asian Racer (Coin-Marked Snake)

    Originally described from Egypt, Hemorrhois nummifer (Colubridae), the commonly named Asian Racer, has a wide distribution in Turkey, Cyprus, countries of the Near and Middle East such as Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, countries of central Asia such as Kyrgyzstan, E Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan, and Sinai.

    References: [1] - [2]

    Photo credit: ©cowyeow | Locality: Mount Carmel National Park, Haifa, Israel

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  8. mudwerks:

'Woman Behind Dotted Veil', 1932 (by dovima_is_devine_II)

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    'Woman Behind Dotted Veil', 1932 (by dovima_is_devine_II)

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  10. salvadoranarthistory:

Antonio Bonilla | 1945-| Salvadoran
La masacre de los santos pueblos inocentes | 1980s

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    Antonio Bonilla | 1945-| Salvadoran

    La masacre de los santos pueblos inocentes | 1980s

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  11. ewilloughby:

Changyuraptor yangi is a newly-described microraptorine dromaeosaur dinosaur from the early Cretaceous (Yixian formation) of Liaoning, China.
The animal would have been around 4 feet long in life, and its fossil shows that it was covered in feathers — including, as in its smaller cousin Microraptor, a pair of “leg wings” represented by long paired pennaceous feathers on the metatarsals and tibiotarsus. One of Changyuraptor's most unique features is its voluminous tail feathers, and these feathers constitute the longest of any known non-avian dinosaur, with the most distal retrices reaching around 30 cm in length.
Changyuraptor is also by far the largest “four-winged” dinosaur known, and while this might not be as big of a deal as it sounds (given that there aren’t very many “four-winged” dinosaurs), it does show that small size wasn’t necessarily the gatekeeper to certain volant adaptations. I personally doubt that this animal was doing anything approaching powered flight, but the long tail feathers and multiple sets of long, well-developed lifting surfaces may have been a boon to gliding and controlled descent. The exceptionally long tail feathers therefore might have been used as a sort of “pitch control” device, wherein a large, relatively heavy animal would have needed especially fine-tuned control over rapid falls onto prey or in safe landings from higher ground. As Buzz Lightyear would say, “This isn’t flying, it’s falling with style!”
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Gang Han et al. 2014. “A new raptorial dinosaur with exceptionally long feathering provides insights into dromaeosaurid flight performance”. Nature Communications. 5: 4382.

    ewilloughby:

    Changyuraptor yangi is a newly-described microraptorine dromaeosaur dinosaur from the early Cretaceous (Yixian formation) of Liaoning, China.

    The animal would have been around 4 feet long in life, and its fossil shows that it was covered in feathers — including, as in its smaller cousin Microraptor, a pair of “leg wings” represented by long paired pennaceous feathers on the metatarsals and tibiotarsus. One of Changyuraptor's most unique features is its voluminous tail feathers, and these feathers constitute the longest of any known non-avian dinosaur, with the most distal retrices reaching around 30 cm in length.

    Changyuraptor is also by far the largest “four-winged” dinosaur known, and while this might not be as big of a deal as it sounds (given that there aren’t very many “four-winged” dinosaurs), it does show that small size wasn’t necessarily the gatekeeper to certain volant adaptations. I personally doubt that this animal was doing anything approaching powered flight, but the long tail feathers and multiple sets of long, well-developed lifting surfaces may have been a boon to gliding and controlled descent. The exceptionally long tail feathers therefore might have been used as a sort of “pitch control” device, wherein a large, relatively heavy animal would have needed especially fine-tuned control over rapid falls onto prey or in safe landings from higher ground. As Buzz Lightyear would say, “This isn’t flying, it’s falling with style!”

    Gouache paint on A3-size hot-pressed illustration board, approx. 5-6 hours.

    Gang Han et al. 2014. “A new raptorial dinosaur with exceptionally long feathering provides insights into dromaeosaurid flight performance”. Nature Communications. 5: 4382.

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rainbow cacti (Echinocereus pectinatus)

    rainbow cacti (Echinocereus pectinatus)

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  14. salvadoranarthistory:

Rosa Mena Valenzuela | 1924-2004 | Salvadoran
La guerra es fuego oscuro | 1986 | mixed-media

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    Rosa Mena Valenzuela | 1924-2004 | Salvadoran

    La guerra es fuego oscuro | 1986 | mixed-media

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  15. angelita, nivia gonzalez

    angelita, nivia gonzalez

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