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vintageanchorbooks:

“It was titillating to brush up against the enigma of mortality, to steal a glimpse across its forbidden frontier. Climbing was a magnificient activity, I firmly believed, not in spite of the inherent perils, but precisely because of them.” ― Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

vintageanchorbooks:

“It was titillating to brush up against the enigma of mortality, to steal a glimpse across its forbidden frontier. Climbing was a magnificient activity, I firmly believed, not in spite of the inherent perils, but precisely because of them.”
― Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

— 1 day ago with 37 notes
cabinporn:

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington, ca. 1901. 
From the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections on Flickr.
Submitted by Sam Haraldson.

cabinporn:

Cedar stump house, Edgecomb, Washington, ca. 1901. 

From the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections on Flickr.

Submitted by Sam Haraldson.

— 10 months ago with 1006 notes
Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure, and Preposterous Words →

nevver:

  1. Omphaloskepsis: meditation while gazing at one’s navel.
  2. Pickedevant: a Van Dyke beard.
  3. Malneirophrenia: depression following a nightmare.
  4. Lissotrichous: having straight hair.
  5. Junkettaceous: frivolous, worthless.
  6. Sinciput: the forehead.
  7. Whigmaleery: a knickknack or a geegaw; a whim.
  8. Cuggermugger: whispered gossiping.
  9. Goubemouche: a gullible person (literally, one who swallows flies).
  10. Kakkorhaphiophobia: fear of failure.
  11. Nibby-jibby: narrow margin; a close call.
  12. Anaphalantiasis: the falling out of the eyebrows.
  13. Quakebuttock: a coward.
  14. Humdudgeon: an imaginary illness or pain; a loud complaint about nothing.
  15. Floccinaucinihilipilification: the categorizing of something as worthless trivia.

— 1 year ago with 1726 notes
liquidnight:

Sarah Moon
Yaël Raich, 1993
From Coïncidences

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liquidnight:

Sarah Moon

Yaël Raich, 1993

From Coïncidences

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yama-bato:

Mario Avati
Le Grand Paon
Michael Lisi / Contemporary Art
date1975
medium  mezzotint 
edition size10
sheet size17 x 20 ½ inches

yama-bato:

Mario Avati

Le Grand Paon

date
1975

medium mezzotint

edition size
10

sheet size
17 x 20 ½ inches

— 1 year ago with 50 notes
luzfosca:

Dr. Paul Wolff & Alfred Tritschler
Strasse Im Regen, 1925

luzfosca:

Dr. Paul Wolff & Alfred Tritschler

Strasse Im Regen, 1925

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— 1 year ago with 447 notes
jugtownradio:

DAVE FLETCHER (center) & FRIENDS

jugtownradio:

DAVE FLETCHER (center) & FRIENDS

— 1 year ago with 7 notes