themagicfarawayttree:  Jean Baptiste (Pierre Antoine) de Monet

indigodreams: adventures-of-the-blackgang: Lamarck - Sea Urchins (detail) Jean Baptiste (Pierre Antoine) de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck

The book of wonder (front) by Lord Dunsany published by Heinemann in 1912 - deerskin

Magnificent bindings by Sangorski & Sutcliffe from the Cardiff Rare Books Collection

Fantastic binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe from the Cardiff Rare Books Collection. The text is “The book of wonder” by Lord Dunsany, published by Heinemann in 1912 and bound by S in full deerskin with a spider web design in gilt.

You may think that these were small pieces of art...nope just bacteria in petri dishes.

Klari Reis has an ongoing project called The Daily Dish Every day she posts pictures of her stunning hand-painted petri dishes which resemble live bacteria samples.


I think this is my spirit animal! ⭐Greater Blue-ringed Octopus⭐ (Hapalochlaena lunulata) is one of three (or perhaps four) species of venomous blue-ringed octopuses.

Море - это лучшее, что может случиться с человеком.  Макс Фрай

The perfection of nature. Starfish ~ "Best Friends" by Carmody Baker

Always remember, everything is unfolding the way it should be.

Nature Magnified // dicot root cross section // microscopic plant cells // beauty in nature// delicate patterns & natural source for design

A manual of the Mollusca :.  London :Virtue & Co.,1868

theartfulgene: “Nautilus is one of the best examples of the logarithmic spirals found in nature. Famous mathematician Jacob Bernoulli said that logarithmic spirals are a symbol of “fortitude and constancy in adversity, or of the human body, which.