The Rise and Fall of Major Koggi Stardust

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.

Blaise Pascal

How to make an Eames chair

Jodorowsky’s DUNE

Inside A Nazi Bunker-Turned-Luxury Home 

I love the first quote about art where he says it needs to pinch and hurt a little bit to be really loved.

David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" Isolated vocals

This mesmerizing isolated vocal track for the album’s title song reveals as much the intimate beauty of Bowie’s imperfect voice as it does the enormous role instrumentation and performance play in creating the overall effect of the song’s enchantment and exhilaration:

guardian:

The countries of the former Eastern bloc are full of abandoned monuments to the glory of the Soviet Union. Risking arrest and radiation, photographer Rebecca Litchfield took a road trip through the ruined hospitals, barracks, prisons and spy stations to produce a haunting ghost story in bricks and mortar

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(Source: theguardian.com)

nickelsonwooster:

Lights.

pinartfolio:

Reflections From Above by Donna Dotan

By simply pointing her camera downwards outside the window of NYC skyscrapers, the photographer is able to capture a beautiful display of symmetry, lights, and color reflected off the side of these lofty buildings.

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"…so it started to seem to me as rather like, carving a tiny stone…designing a beautiful piece of jewelry…"

(Source: theblairbetch, via moredarkthanshark)