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The Best Pictures Of This Year’s Japanese Cherry Blossoms

The Japanese cherry blossom, known as the Sakura in Japanese, is the flower of a cherry tree that is cultivated for its decorative features rather than for cherries (it doesn’t bear fruit). The overwhelming beauty of the cherry blossom bloom has been known and adored for ages. The blooming period is associated with Japanese traditions, culture, aesthetics, and is a bittersweet metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life itself.

The blooming cherry blossoms herald the beginning of the centuries-old Hanami festival – the traditional Japanese custom of picnicking under trees rich with flowering Sakura branches and enjoying this short but striking first breath of spring. The blossoming wave usually starts in Okinawa in January or February and progresses through all of Japan until April or May. The cherry blossom front (Sakura zensen) can be conveniently tracked every year using this calendar.

Source: Demilked Magazine

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25th
Julio
fuckyeahfanficflamingo:

[“UGH, MY COMPUTER IS SO SLOW” (Fanfic Flamingo) REFUSES TO CLOSE THE 3 OPEN WINDOWS AND 50+ TABS OF FANFIC]

fuckyeahfanficflamingo:

[“UGH, MY COMPUTER IS SO SLOW” (Fanfic Flamingo) REFUSES TO CLOSE THE 3 OPEN WINDOWS AND 50+ TABS OF FANFIC]

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panemoppression:

Arturo is a 29-year-old male polar bear currently living in Argentina’s Mendoza Zoo. He is suffering in 40C (104F) heat in an enclosure that has just 20 inches of water for him to swim in and has as a consequence been displaying worrying behavior.

Please sign this petition or at least spread the word in order to have Arturo transferred to a zoo in Canada which has better facilities for an animal that is used to polar conditions.

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archatlas:

Alfabeto Pittorico Antonio Basoli

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visualgraphc:

Thank you!

Antonio Rodriguez Jr

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hsiaoron:

Illustration and design for the vinyl release of Caro’s new single, Imaginary Flower. Caro is a singer from Austin, Texas in the USA. 

Design by Hsiao Ron Cheng

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13th
Julio
visualgraphc:

Yosuke Ando: Dilated Nu Tees
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nikaalexandra:

anyone who says cats are the only assholes has clearly never owned a dog

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spagheteen:

i never run voluntarily so if u ever see me running you should start running too bc something is coming

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liacchin:

faineemae:

"i want to get married at the taj mahal omg"

IT’S A DAMN TOMB, A MAUSOLEUM

get ur orientalist racist head out of ur ass
it’s not a palace, this isn’t aladdin and ur definitely not jasmine.

Well, I’ve heard of goths marrying on cemeteries, but if you are into that you should at least pick a mausoleum of your own culture, I guess

Why?

If I want to marry in front of the pyramids of Gizeh I don’t see why the culture or the country where I’m from have something to do.
If someone want to marry at The Escorial (where a lot of Kings and Queens of Spain are buried), it’s not my business.
And if this couple is from, oh I don’t know, Japan lets say, it’s still none of my business.

You want to marry at the Taj Mahal? Good for you. It’s important to you to know that it’s not a palace but a tomb, but still, well, good for you, beauty is beauty regardless.
In my country and culture, the same place where many people marry has tombs and cripts INSIDE the building (tombs very old, yeah, we don’t do that anymore, but still). In fact, it’s very possible that the very floor where you stand saying your votes it were a tombstone. Words of eternal love and a few inches below the corpse (or the remains) of some ancient Lord or King. 

So yeah, now understand why I don’t give a shit about things like that.

And that pearl of “orientalist racist”? I don’t see how you wanting to marry at the Taj Mahal makes you a racist. It makes you an ignorant if you don’t know that is a tomb instead a palace, but not a racist. I don’t know, but usually when someone want to marry in some place it’s because they think it’s indeed a beautiful place, is it not?

Racist? I think there are many issues in this world that are indeed racist and more important that the damn place where people choose to marry and promise to love each other.

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authentk:

Videogames are great, they let you try your craziest fantasies

For example, on the sims, you can have a job and a house

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me: i'm gonna live my life to the fullest!

me: watches 17 episodes of a tv series in a row

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