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wapiti3:

Natural History of Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Marine Life, Insects ; By Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 Bayer, Frederick M., Burndy Library, Godman, Frederick Du Cane, 1834-1919 Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Publication info Francofurti ad Moenum: Impensis haeredum Type: Meriani, MDCL-MDCLIII [1650-1653]
BHL Collections:
Smithsonian Libraries

lingeno

Reblog with Urban Dictionary’s top definition of your first name

lingeno:

soggettismarriti:

placesthatpull:

clairefisher:

paradiseisnowhere:

1. Ilaria: A young, beautiful, sexy, sophisticated woman who is never unnoticed. The world is affected by her.

2. Federica: Incredibly hot girl who I know /Damn, that Federica is fine!

this is the funniest definition ever of Rachel I ever found:

Rachel: “The most edible female name

La mia fa davvero riderissimo:

Massimo: “A sexy person that all the girls love!!

Luciano: “A beautiful man who smokes pot.

Luciano smokes pot. - e come contraddirli. -

Volevo ricordare a tutti questa bella cosa

unoetrino

tedx:

At TEDxYouth@Manchester, genetics researcher Dan Davis introduces the audience to compatibility genes — key players in our immune system’s functioning, and the reason why it’s so difficult to transplant organs from person to person: one’s compatibility genes must match another’s for a transplant to take.

To learn more about these fascinating genes, watch the whole talk here»

(Images from Davis’s talk, Drew Berry’s animations, and the TED-Ed lessons A needle in countless haystacks: Finding habitable worlds - Ariel Anbar and How we conquered the deadly smallpox virus - Simona Zompi)

darksilenceinsuburbia

matthiasheiderich:

Photos: Matthias Heiderich, 2014.

Krumbach, a small Austrian village of 1000 inhabitants, is not the place you’d expect to find structures from a variety of architecture’s biggest names. But thanks to Verein Kultur Krumbach, a new association dedicated to encouraging culture in the village, that’s exactly what’s happening, with seven international architecture firms agreeing to design bus stops for Krumbach. (archdaily.com)