1. odditiesoflife:

    A History of Monsters, 1642; Post 2, (Post 1 here)

    Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522 - 1605) was an Italian naturalist and physician, also known as Ulysses Aldrovandi, or simply as Aldrovandus. He helped lead the Renaissance movement that placed a renewed emphasis on the study of nature.

    One of the many books he wrote was Monstrorum Historia (“A History of Monsters”), a compendium of reported human and animal monstrosities. The book included accounts not only of monstrous natural births but also of entirely imaginary, extremely far-fetched monsters. This sort of juxtaposition was common at the time, since there was not as yet a distinction between the literary and the scientific.

    (via odditiesoflife)

     
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  3. peterfromtexas:

    The ugliest baby I’ve ever seen

     
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  6. kryptonitexxcoffee:

    My love for coffee and owls continues. Thanl you to whomever created thissss <3

     
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  8. rockspapermetal:

    Omg! No explanation here, just had to share. Wowza love affair! My future husband neeeeeds these! #teeth #grill #goldteeth #golden #shoes #mensshoes #shoelove #footwear #amazing #fashion #gentlemen

     
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  10. athousandfacets:

    Antje Stolz