The Sweet Neil Observer

My personal favorites from around Tumblr. Art, style, social justice, LGBTQA+, books, feminism, and humor.

skunkbear:

Beautiful reconstructed hominin skulls — the early members of humanity’s family tree! You can see lots more on the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Flickr page.

(via npr)

lit-tra-lee:

theamazonprince:

this is some fucked up stuff

amazing i wish there were more of these

(via serendipitousnightingale)

(Source: sandandglass, via theflemface)

enochliew:

Tianjin Bridged Gardens by Turenscape

A former deserted shooting range used as a garbage dump transformed into a low maintenance urban park.

(via thisbigcity)

medallionmediagroup:

book crafty vol. III

(via theashleyclements)

photojojo:

With over 7 million people packed into 400 square miles, the city of Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, and the architecture reflects it.

Australian photographer Peter Stewart traveled to Hong Kong and captured these symmetrical images of the city’s numerous high rises.

Symmetrical Photographs of Hong Kong’s Towering High Rises

via Huffington Post

stuffmomnevertoldyou:

15th-century Hair Removal

Even in the Early Renaissance, excessive body hair was something of a feminine abomination. Back then, it was associated with being unsanitary, brutish and symptomatic of imbalanced humors (which isn’t a far cry from the gendered logic behind today’s feminine depilatory standards, minus the humors on the fritz). A 1532 book of beauty recipes notes that proper ladies “will need a depilatory that cleanly removes the unsightly hairs in various places on a woman’s body,” which could be achieved with a mixture of cat dung and vinegar. Imbalanced humors, indeed!…

stuffmomnevertoldyou:

15th-century Hair Removal

Even in the Early Renaissance, excessive body hair was something of a feminine abomination. Back then, it was associated with being unsanitary, brutish and symptomatic of imbalanced humors (which isn’t a far cry from the gendered logic behind today’s feminine depilatory standards, minus the humors on the fritz). A 1532 book of beauty recipes notes that proper ladies “will need a depilatory that cleanly removes the unsightly hairs in various places on a woman’s body,” which could be achieved with a mixture of cat dung and vinegar. Imbalanced humors, indeed!…

tacticalpineapple:

holy shit this is a fucking amazing gif like that’s actually really fucking impressive

tacticalpineapple:

holy shit this is a fucking amazing gif like that’s actually really fucking impressive

(Source: jackwillett, via silentsentinels)

derekisme:

xylodemon:

aceofheartsu:

I CANT BREATHE

if i ever stop reblogging this, just assume I’ve died

I am nothing if not a giggly adolescent

derekisme:

xylodemon:

aceofheartsu:

I CANT BREATHE

if i ever stop reblogging this, just assume I’ve died

I am nothing if not a giggly adolescent

(Source: marvelandspiderman, via whatiftasteisfoodsouls)

pixalry:

The Art of Sandwiches : More Than Your Average Sandwich - Submitted by Jeremy & Gabrielle

Here’s the perfect opportunity for you to own a well-designed poster about sandwiches. You’re welcome.

Check out the project on Kickstarter for more info on how to get one or all of these delicious sandwich posters. 

liliac-vampir:

seralphia:

fireami:

tablespoons:

“teenagers skip breakfast because they think it will help them lose weight” ACTUALLY NO THATS BULLSHIT TEENAGERS SKIP BREAKFAST SO THEY CAN MAKE IT TO SCHOOL ON TIME WITHOUT WAKING UP AT 4 IN THE MORNING

i skip breakfast because it makes me nauseated to eat so early in the morning.

^——— This, right here.

(Source: jesuschristvevo, via serendipitousnightingale)

chroniclebooks:

Hatch Show Print is located in Nashville and is the oldest print shop in the country (!). We were lucky enough to explore their beautiful archives of concert posters, prints, and more. If you’re a music lover, print lover, or design lover, you’ve got to add a trip to Hatch Show Print to your bucket list. 

creativetime:

“Not only does art have the power to shape thoughts and change hearts, art also has the ability to shape our laws, change society, and speak truth to power.”

Meet Creative Time Summit: Stockholm presenter Favianna Rodriguez, an interdisciplinary artist, cultural organizer, and political activist based in Oakland, California. Known for her vibrant prints and multicolored posters, Rodriguez uses both artwork and collaborative projects to tackle a range of themes including migration, economic injustice, and global politics.

Learn more about the #CTsummit presenters.