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martin harvey photographs huge flocks of flamingos - up to 1.5 million - conforming to the shoreline of lake borgoria in kenya, which they do in order to enclose and feed on the abundant blue green algae which thrive in the lake’s warm alkaline waters.
"despite their apparent large numbers, flamingo are a threatened species due to their very specific feeding and breeding requirements," harvey notes. "as conservationists, we can only try to get people aware of this truly incredible species and hope to put pressure on governments to protect their habitat." video
Right, so, just to reiterate, THESE ARE FLAMINGOS.
Makes a nice antidote to the amazing, thoughts-of-your-own-mortality-inducing desiccated bird photos that have been making the rounds lately.
"Not about winning the hand all the time about winning the hand enough of the time. The embracing of uncertainty does some really wonderful things for you…If you’re playing well, you’re going to have a bad hand a lot of the time."
Courtesy of Sachs Media Group comes these eerie and fascinating artist renditions of what legendary rock stars like John Lennon, Bob Marley and Kurt Cobain, among others, would look like if they were alive today. The site, in conjunction with PhoJoe, posted not just the pictures, but speculation about what place each artist would hold in the culture (via musicologists Dr. Reebee Garofalo and Elijah Wald).
At first, artist Mica Angela Hendricks didn’t want her four-year-old daughter near her new sketchbook. She is serious about her art, and she knew little Myla would want to scribble all over the pages. Then, her daughter said the words that changed everything.
Can you tell the words of the Fight Club author from a really well-played hand of Cards Against Humanity?