Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (via serialchillin)

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'The heavens as they were on April 25, 1384' by the Persian polymath Mahmud ibn Yahya ibn al-Hasan al-Kashi (completed between 1410 - 11)

'The heavens as they were on April 25, 1384' by the Persian polymath Mahmud ibn Yahya ibn al-Hasan al-Kashi (completed between 1410 - 11)

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Some of the oldest paintings known to mankind are gorgeous, anatomically precise and highly detailed 32,000 years old drawings of animals found inside a cave in France. They’re so amazing that Werner Herzog made a film about them.


Warpaint. Photo by Icíar J. Carrasco.

Warpaint. Photo by Icíar J. Carrasco.

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Serious gorgeousness: Rijksmuseum Revisited

Jorge Ben - “A Tábua de Esmeralda” (1974)

01 - Os Alquimistas estão chegando 00:00
02 - O Homem da gravata florida 03:15
03 - Errare Humanum Est 06:21
04 - Menina mulher da pele preta 11:12
05 - Eu vou torcer 14:09
06 - Magnólia 17:25
07 - Minha teimosia, uma arma pra te conquistar 20:39
08 - Zumbi 23:20
09 - Brother 26:51
10 - O namorada da Viúva 29:45
11 - Hermes Trismegisto e sua Celeste tábua de Esmeralda 31:48
12 - Cinco Minutos 37:18