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Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911 Is this the inspiration for Robbie the Robot (Return to the Forbidden Plant)?d.


I'd like to create this style on the back porch.--- Old style inn, Kyoto, Japan: photo by Osamu Uchida.

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Zoo Portraits is a humorous photo series by Barcelona-based photographer Yago Partal that matches animal heads with human bodies. Partal amazingly matches animals to appropriate human bodies and ev…

GAZA: Foto Suku dan Budaya Yang Jarang Dilihat Dari Seluruh Dunia

"The legendary Asaro Mudmen first met with the Western world in the middle of the century." [Photography project by JIMMY NELSON]

Sokushinbutsu - Buddhist ritualistic self-mummification - For 1000 days  the priests would eat a special diet of nuts and seeds, while taking part in rigorous physical activity that stripped them of body fat. They ate only bark and roots for another 1000 days & drank poisonous tea made from the Urushi tree. This caused vomiting & a rapid loss of bodily fluids & made the body poisonous to maggots. The monk would then lock himself in a stone tomb where he would not move from the lotus…

Sokushinbutsu (即身仏) were Buddhist monks or priests who caused their own deaths in a way that resulted in their mummification. This practice reportedly took place almost exclusively in northern Japan.

Space is only about 2000 km away. Why haven't I been yet? My airmiles should easily cover the ticket.

neuewave: “ Emerging from a void, Andrew G. Hobbs‘ hallowed portrait of an astronaut is striking. Looking over the many space suits that we have put up here over time, most are the Luke Skywalker.