skunkbear:

Close-ups of butterfly wing scales! You should definitely click on these images to get the full detail.

I’ve paired each amazing close-up (by macro photographer Linden Gledhill) with an image of the corresponding butterfly or moth.  The featured lepidoptera* are (in order of appearance):

*Lepidoptera (the scientific order that includes moths and butterflies) means “scaly wing.” The scales get their color not from pigment - but from microscopic structures that manipulate light.

The great science youtube channel “Smarter Every Day” has two videos on this very subject that I highly recommend:

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tetsuoatehimbread:

tokomon:

Helter Skelter // 2012

kumagawa:

benedict cumberbatch has done nothing to advocate any type of progression for minorities or oppressed groups of sexualities i just saw a picture of him harassing a black youth? how can you support someone like this look at his chin it reminds me of the great depression

killbenedictcumberbatch:

benedict cumberbatch harasses a black youth

killbenedictcumberbatch:

benedict cumberbatch harasses a black youth

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undeadcosmicunicorn:

Opaque Matte Lipstick - $6.99

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athelynge:

Ryouko & Aikurō Mikisugi fanart by  藤芝

athelynge:

Ryouko & Aikurō Mikisugi fanart by  藤芝

luminus-nox:

Old Munich by lost_effekt on Flickr.

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