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To harvest silk from a Golden Orb Weaver (Nephila edulis), the Oxford Silk Group sedates a spider with carbon dioxide gas and pins it down harmlessly. A technician extracts silk from the spinnerets with tweezers and glues the thread to a motorized spool. Once fired up, the motor can draw out  30-80 meters of silk in one session.

In case you’re worried, the spider is fine afterward. Read more at the source.

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Agnes Martin, With My Back To the World, 1997

Agnes Martin, With My Back To the World, 1997

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iconoclassic:

Affiche de Roman CIESLEWICZ. Pour le Parti Socialiste, en vue des Elections au Parlement Européen.
Mai 1979. (via Un siècle d’affiches socialistes)

iconoclassic:

Affiche de Roman CIESLEWICZ. Pour le Parti Socialiste, en vue des Elections au Parlement Européen.
Mai 1979. (via Un siècle d’affiches socialistes)

valentrinatapia:


Louise Bourgeois

psych grapefruit

valentrinatapia:

Louise Bourgeois

psych grapefruit

vitamagazine:

Ventivita June 2014
illustration: Emiliano Ponzi

vitamagazine:

Ventivita June 2014

illustration: Emiliano Ponzi

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foxesinbreeches:

Mannequin Factory, Long Island, NYC by Erich Hartmann, 1969

foxesinbreeches:

Mannequin Factory, Long Island, NYC by Erich Hartmann, 1969

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pleasegoeasyonme:

unforgiving heat. 

pleasegoeasyonme:

unforgiving heat. 

vuls:

Construction in Space with Balance on Two Points
Naum Gabo

vuls:

Construction in Space with Balance on Two Points

Naum Gabo

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vizualize:

Gerd Arntz, Illustration for the children’s book The colorful world – Die bunte Welt, Mengenbilder für die Jugend, 1929. Text by Otto Neurath. Artur Wolf Verlag, Vienna. Source 1 + 2.

Read more about Isotype here

sciencefictiongallery:

Davis Meltzer - The falling astronauts

sciencefictiongallery:

Davis Meltzer - The falling astronauts

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dailyoverview:

5/20/2014
Inman Yard
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
33.800083, -84.451936
The Norfolk Southern Railway operates 21,300 miles of track in 22 states, primarily in the Southeastern US. Inman Yard in Atlanta, Georgia, pictured here, is one of the major railyards that houses a portion of the operation’s 3,648 locomotives and 79,082 freight cars.
www.overv.eu

dailyoverview:

5/20/2014

Inman Yard

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

33.800083, -84.451936

The Norfolk Southern Railway operates 21,300 miles of track in 22 states, primarily in the Southeastern US. Inman Yard in Atlanta, Georgia, pictured here, is one of the major railyards that houses a portion of the operation’s 3,648 locomotives and 79,082 freight cars.

www.overv.eu

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