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nyctaeus:

Signs without Signification - Jeff Brouws

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massarrah:

Oldest Known Musical Notation from Mesopotamia
Although no lutes are preserved from the Old Babylonian period in Mesopotamia, this tablet records a notation system for the four-stringed lute. The notation records two ascending heptatonic scales (i.e., a scale with 7 pitches per octave, like the major scale) to be played on the lute, and tablet has headings labelled “intonation” and “incantation”. Aside from being the oldest known record of musical notation, the tablet attests to the use of frets whose tones were purposefully calculated and to the presence of a musical curriculum in education. (Source)
Old Babylonian, c. 2000-1600 BCE.
Schoyen Collection, MS 5105.

massarrah:

Oldest Known Musical Notation from Mesopotamia

Although no lutes are preserved from the Old Babylonian period in Mesopotamia, this tablet records a notation system for the four-stringed lute. The notation records two ascending heptatonic scales (i.e., a scale with 7 pitches per octave, like the major scale) to be played on the lute, and tablet has headings labelled “intonation” and “incantation”. Aside from being the oldest known record of musical notation, the tablet attests to the use of frets whose tones were purposefully calculated and to the presence of a musical curriculum in education. (Source)

Old Babylonian, c. 2000-1600 BCE.

Schoyen Collection, MS 5105.

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madddscience:

Robot Sam

madddscience:

Robot Sam

historicaltimes:

Alan Shepard waits to become the first American in space, Cape Canaveral, 1961, photograph by NASA.

historicaltimes:

Alan Shepard waits to become the first American in space, Cape Canaveral, 1961, photograph by NASA.

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crowcrow:

Orgasms by Diego Beyro 

Portraits of people having orgasms, painted on sheets.

theolduvaigorge:

Alexander Tsiaras’ Anatomical Photography

You’ve seen his art before on tumblr, in google search gif sets (where I found some of these images) and facebook, but you likely don’t know the author of the art because people fail to give artists credit. Tsiaras’ work pops up on my dash constantly and has never been sourced as far as I’ve seen it. So here you go, tumblr. Meet the artist. Learn more in the links provided below.

"Alexander Tsiaras, Founder, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of TheVisualMD, has been called a "Digital Age Leonardo da Vinci". He is a technology innovator, whose roots are based in his art and science photojournalism background. Tsiaras has developed cutting edge scientific imaging software that enables him to scan and record the human body at every stage; from a single cell at the moment of conception, through the biological development of man and woman and he tells compelling stories of wellness and prevention with them. His images simply and compellingly explain health and illness in terms that anyone can understand. Most importantly, they give you a visual map to plan your own optimal Health!"

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retrogasm:

If the Bauhaus art school made sci-fi it would look like this…

retrogasm:

If the Bauhaus art school made sci-fi it would look like this…

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kvetchlandia:

Harold Feinstein    Man with His Daughters at the Sideshow, Coney Island, New York     1949

kvetchlandia:

Harold Feinstein    Man with His Daughters at the Sideshow, Coney Island, New York     1949