magictransistor:

Athanasius Kircher (Saint Andrews copy of a large fold-out plate print, engraving, detail); Turris Babel [Tower of Babel], Amsterdam, c. 1679.

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just, in love. 

fossilporn:

Fossil skeleton of Archelon, a giant Cretaceous turtle.  Found in the Pierre Shale of South Dakota.

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