Jellyfish or jellies are soft bodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate to acquire propulsion and locomotion. The tentacles may be utilized to capture prey or defend against predators by emitting toxins in a painful sting. Jellyfish are found in every ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. Large, often colorful, jellyfish are common in coastal zones worldwide. Jellyfish have roamed the seas for at least 500 million years, and possibly 700 million years or more, making them the oldest multi-organ animal. (wikipedia)
Photographer Stephen Wilkes is well known as one of America’s most iconic photographers, widely recognized for his fine art, editorial and commercial work. Day to Night project features epic cityscapes and landscapes, portrayed from a fixed camera angle for up to 30 hours capture fleeting moments of humanity as light passes in front of his lens over the course of full day. Blending these images into a single photograph takes months to complete.
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Photographer Seth Casteel collaborated with animal shelters and rescue groups throughout the United State and Canada to create his recent photography book, titled “Pounce,” featuring adorable cats and kittens as they pounce and jump through the air, arms outstretched. All cats featured in the book were available for adoption at the time Casteel snapped the pictures.
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Aerolux Light Corporation was a prolific manufacturer of figural neon glow lights containing flowers between the late 1930s and into the mid 1970s. Aerolux gas discharge light bulbs contained low pressure gas, either neon or argon, or a mixture of the two. Also within the bulb were metal sculptures coated with phosphors. These phosphors fluoresced when excited by glow discharge. Nowadays vintage Aerolux flower light bulbs can be found on sites like eBay and Etsy.