Nikolaus Schwarten

Nikolaus Schwarten

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.LOL There is a difference between a Greek simply speaking and a pissed off Greek. It may look the same but it really isnt ;)

LOL There is a difference between a Greek simply speaking and a pissed off Greek. It may look the same but it really isnt ;

At the end of summer I always get this sadness -- thinking I did not live the summer enough -- too much work, too many distractions .. During the past years I visited our local small town farmers market where this very old lady sold flowers. Since she was there more for fun than profit she had pretty reasonable prices and I used to buy bunches of flowers (since I have no more own garden here in Neuburg). Those flowers reminded me to always have flowers in my heart and the summer in me ...

At the end of summer I always get this sadness -- thinking I did not live the summer enough -- too much work, too many distractions .. During the past years I visited our local small town farmers market where this very old lady sold flowers. Since she was there more for fun than profit she had pretty reasonable prices and I used to buy bunches of flowers (since I have no more own garden here in Neuburg). Those flowers reminded me to always have flowers in my heart and the summer in me ...

Pollia condensata ('marble berry') a wild plant that grows in the forests of Ethiopia and other African countries and which can’t be eaten raw, cooked or turned into a beverage, has metallic fruit which stay a vibrant blue for years or even decades after being picked. Scientists have discovered that the fruit has no pigment at all and uses nanoscale-sized structures to produce the most intense color ever studied in biological tissue. Image via PNAS. via smithsonianmag #Pollia_condensata

odditiesoflife: “ The Most Intense Color of Any Living Thing on Earth Also known as the marble berry, Pollia condensata is a wild plant that grows in the forests of several African countries. The.

This miniature ecosystem has been thriving in an almost completely isolated state for more than forty years. It has been watered just once in that time. The original single spiderwort plant has grown and multiplied, putting out seedlings. As it has access to light, it continues to photosynthesize. The water builds up on the inside of the bottle and then rains back down on the plants in a miniature version of the water cycle.

David Latimer from Cranleigh, Surrey, with his bottle garden that was first planted 53 years ago and has not been watered since 1972 - yet continues to thrive in its sealed environment. The bottle garden has created its own miniature ecosystem.

The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. if you were to print out this image as a standard book photograph, it would be nearly 30-feet wide and 23-feet. Here is the link to the zoomable image. http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1242a/zoomable/  #Astronomy #Milky_Way

The Milky Way - 84 Million Stars in 9 Billion Pixels via petapixel: The image is a composite of thousands of photos shot by the VISTA survey camera by Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

I am looking for the person on the right who was the olympic fire runner back in 1972 somewhere in the north of greece ... please share and help me finding the person

I am looking for the person on the right who was the olympic fire runner back in 1972 somewhere in the north of greece ... please share and help me finding the person