ted:

This is the Global Seed Vault — a doomsday vault built to save the world from starvation. It was made to ensure that humanity never runs out of diverse sources of food to grow, if-slash-when we totally destroy the planet. 

The vault houses over 800,000 seed samples from countries all over the world in a concrete tunnel designed to last 10,000 years, cut into a remote Norwegian mountainside. (Can’t you just imagine an Austin Powers plot set here?)

Watch the seedkeeper talk about it here »

Crescent Lake, China

(Source: cactuslands)

catharsisaudade:

awmygosh:
Cat audition for Sabrina the Teenage Witch for the role of Salem

catharsisaudade:

awmygosh:

Cat audition for Sabrina the Teenage Witch for the role of Salem

finding-things-out:

xysciences:

A storm just before turning into a tornado. 

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All tornadoes are spawned from a parent supercell, but not all supercells (pictured above) produce tornadoes. Just saying.

xysciences, please credit the photographer, Marko Korosec.

(Source: studygeek)

mexicanist:

Seattle-based photographer Daniel Beltrá has achieved this with his photographs of the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which he documented for Greenpeace.

iguanamouth:

something about memories

razorshapes:

Tara DonovanUntitled (2014) - stalagmites of index cards