Oh snap. I tumbled my way to another achievement…
- May 3, 2014
Tall Bearded Iris
Unidentified. It came from a bag that was supposed to contain two “Cherub’s Smile” (Pale pink iris with orange beard) iris rhizomes. The other rhizome bloomed last year, revealing all white blooms. Buying iris rhizomes is like buying grab bags. You just hope there’s something good in it!
- April 16, 2014
Map of the World by Natural Skin Color
i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening
actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d.
THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.
Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.
(via tigeronstarfire)Source: mapsontheweb
- April 8, 2014
- April 4, 2014