what a perfectly shitty end to a perfectly shitty week

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The more we are concerned for the well-being of others, the closer we will feel to each other. Dalai Lama XIV (via i5i0)

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Inside these sealed glass balls live shrimp, algae, and bacteria, all swimming around in filtered seawater. Put it somewhere with some light, and this little ecosystem will chug along happily for years, no feeding or cleaning necessary 


mosaics are made from broken pieces but they’re still works of art and so are you

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Sphenodiscus lenticularis, Fox Hills Formation, South DakotaLate Cretaceous (~ 70 mya) This specimen displays the extraordinarily intricate suture patterns that are characteristic of this species. Also evident is part of the beautifully iridescent nacreous layer. A laterally flattened ammonite, this animal is thought to have been a relatively fast swimmer.